Proposed Timeline for selection of Dean of Visual Arts, Theatre & Dance

DATE/TIME OBJECTIVE RESPONSIBILITY
August 21, 2012   Meeting with Provost and EVP Garnett Stokes, Search Chair Don Gibson, and the Search Committee to discuss the search process, position requirements, timeline, and advertising. Provost and EVP Garnett Stokes, Search Chair Gibson, Search Committee and Parker Executive Search (PES)
September 2012 Advertisements announcing the position will be posted in the following:
  • Chronicle of Higher Education | Publication Date: September 28, 2012
  • Diverse Issues in Higher Education | Publication Date: October 11, 2012
  • Women in Higher Education | Publication Date: October 1, 2012
  • Hispanic Outlook | Publication Date: October15, 2012
  • College Art Association | Active on: September 11, 2012
  • National Council of Arts Administrators| Submitted on September 17, 2012
  • International Council of Fine Arts Deans| Submitted on September 17, 2012
  • Florida State University website*
  • Parker Executive Search website
 
Search Committee and PES
August 2012 – December 2012 Candidate identification will proceed through advertising, correspondence, and direct recruiting by the Search Committee and PES to identify qualified candidates interested in this position.  Search Committee and PES
September 19, 2012 11:30 a.m. - Conference Call with the Search Committee The first search update will be provided to the Search Committee. Location: Room 202N Housewright Music Building Search Committee and PES
October 10, 2012   The second search update will be provided to Search Committee. This is not a physical meeting. PES will send you an electronic update on the search progress via email.   PES
October 31, 2012 11:30 a.m.- Conference Call with the Search Committee   The third search update will be provided to Search Committee. Location: Room 202N Housewright Music Building Search Committee and PES
November 14, 2012 11:30 a.m. - Conference Call with the Search Committee The fourth search update will be provided to Search Committee. Location: Room 202N Housewright Music Building  
November 27, 2012     The Search Committee will be provided access to a secure website where ALL resumes submitted for consideration will be posted. In addition, the Search Chair and the Search Committee will receive Parker Executive Search's recommendation of 8 (more or less) candidates who have expressed an interest in the position and who meet the required job qualifications PES
December 5, 2012   11:30 a.m. – 1:30 p.m. - Search Committee Meeting   The Search Committee may identify 8 (more or less) candidates to be scheduled for initial interviews. 
  • Parker Executive Search shares all information with the appropriate representative(s) of Florida State University.
  • Parker Executive Search recommends candidates who are qualified and meet the specifications for the position, but the search firm does not have a vote in the final selection process. 
Search Committee and PES
December 11 and 12, (as needed), 2012 The Search Committee may conduct initial interviews of 8 (more or less) candidates. Candidates will be scheduled by the search firm. (Location: Orlando Airport) Search Committee and PES
December 12, 2012   The Search Committee may select 4 (more or less) candidates for on-campus interviews. Search Committee and PES
Weeks of January 14 and 21, 2013 (as needed) The final 4 (more or less) candidates may be scheduled for on-campus interviews, to be arranged with the advice and assistance of PES.
  • PES will conduct extensive background checks on all final candidates, including credit, criminal and motor vehicle background checks; confirm degrees, conduct media reviews for potentially controversial areas of concern, obtain candidates' signed statement of resume accuracy, and reference checking. 
  • It is the search firm's recommendation that the Search Committee may wish to conduct team referencing on the final candidates.
Provost and EVP Stokes, Search Committee, and Various Campus Constituency Groups  
Early February 2013     An offer may be extended to the selected candidate. The search firm will contact all candidates who are not selected for final consideration. Provost and Executive Vice President Stokes PES
To Be Determined The new Dean of Visual Arts, Theatre and Dance may assume responsibilities at Florida State University.  

 

Parker Executive Search will work directly with Provost and EVP Garnett Stokes, the Search Committee, and Florida State University to arrange all schedules and assist in facilitating and expediting the process of candidate recommendation. The search firm will also work with the Search Committee to arrange final schedules and, when necessary, assist in the offer and negotiations. Background and reference checks will continue throughout the process to ensure that the all parties are satisfied with the information provided on each final candidate. All deliberations will be maintained in confidence by the search firm and its representatives.

Parker Executive Search accepts, without reservation, the principles of equal opportunity in employment. Parker Executive Search does not discriminate on the basis of gender, disability, race, age, color, sexual orientation, political affiliation, marital status, national origin, or religion.