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Partner-Academic Executive Search

Knightsbridge Robertson Surrette (KBRS) Academic Search has been in the executive search business for over 40 years and is part of Lee Hecht Harrison Knightsbridge, one of Canada’s largest human capital solutions firms.  Our academic executive search practice includes 5 partners who lead searches in the academic sector across the country as well as 18 dedicated research and support staff, and we have led over 130 successfully completed leadership searches for academic institutions over the past five years. Our national growth and success has been based on conducting deep and fresh research for every search, fostering and maintaining strong relationships with clients and candidates, and consistently exceeding expectations.

As an Academic Executive Search Partner with KBRS Academic Search you will play a lead role in continuing to build our academic executive search practice across Canada. Supported by the networks and experience of our executive search team, our colleagues at Lee Hecht Harrison Knightsbridge, and our Academic Advisory Council, you will foster relationships with leaders at universities and colleges to promote and develop opportunities to contribute to their success. Working with one of Canada’s largest recruitment and research teams, you will deliver excellent service to clients in executive search assignments for academic and administrative leaders. Most importantly, you will be a trusted advisor, supporting clients in making critical talent decisions and advising and coaching leaders in making career decisions. 
A skilled facilitator, project manager, and relationship builder, you are ready to assume a leadership role in a dynamic professional services practice. You have worked with or in the post-secondary or public sector, bringing familiarity and experience with large complex organization decision making. You have experience in strategic planning, assessing and developing people and organizations, and consulting to senior leaders. You are comfortable meeting new people, forging new relationships, and promoting services. You set ambitious goals and are results-oriented, perpetually curious, and passionate about serving others.

To learn more about this exciting opportunity please contact Laura Godsoe, PhD or Kevin Stoddart at 1.866.822.6022 or please apply online by clicking “Apply Now” on the button below.

Knightsbridge Robertson Surrette is Atlantic Canada’s leading human capital consulting firm with over 40 years of experience in recruitment, career transition and human resource consulting.

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