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Search Case Study: Vice President of Facilities & Campus Services

Search Case Study: Vice President of Facilities & Campus Services

An Ivy League research institution and long-term partner of Helbling was looking to secure a Vice President of Facilities and Campus Services to advance their facilities and utilities maintenance program through a more operationally-driven, sophisticated, long-term strategy and master plan. Read more

Keeping Score: Using a Hiring Rubric

Keeping Score: Using a Hiring Rubric

Use a hiring rubric to bring objectivity to the search process. View examples of applicant screening and interview rubrics! Read more

Chairing a Search Committee in Higher Education

Chairing a Search Committee in Higher Education

Are you part of a search committee at your college or university? Do you know someone who is? Review our expert's Top 9 suggestions on what the best committee chairs do! Read more

Modern Libraries in Higher Education ~ Functional & Cool

Modern Libraries in Higher Education ~ Functional & Cool

Many higher education institutions have built new or renovated their libraries over the last several years - taking them from quiet traditional study areas to technologically-advanced collaboration facilities. See for yourself how cool "the library" can be.... Read more

As Sure as the Leaves are Changing, So is Grounds and Maintenance

As Sure as the Leaves are Changing, So is Grounds and Maintenance

The competitive nature of academia pushes the look, feel, and safety of a campus to the forefront, attracting more students, researchers, entertainment, athletic departments, and, ultimately, funding. Many universities are seeking improvements to their grounds and finding talented professionals... Read more

The Latest in Student Housing - Universities with the largest programs and the developers who are supporting them

The Latest in Student Housing - Universities with the largest programs and the developers who are supporting them

Student enrollment and retention are obviously the focus of all universities and colleges. It used to be that institutions addressed these concepts by simply providing strong academic programs. Then, along came the whole concept of a beautiful campus and facilities, especially student housing. Read more

U.S. Higher Education Construction Shows No Signs of Slowing Down

U.S. Higher Education Construction Shows No Signs of Slowing Down

Whether you work directly for a higher education institution or youíre involved in the sector from an architecture, engineering, construction, or real estate perspective, itís highly likely youíre aware of the construction activity on U.S. college and university campuses. Read more

Search Case Study: Assistant Vice President for Physical Plant Division of a university

Search Case Study: Assistant Vice President for Physical Plant Division of a university

Executive Search Case Study: Assistant Vice President for Physical Plant Division for a Southeast research university. Helbling worked closely with a repeat client, one of the nation's leading research institutions, to secure an AVP for its Physical Plant Division. The selected candidate directs Read more

Executive Search Case Study: University AVC Facilities

Executive Search Case Study: University AVC Facilities

Executive Search Case Study: Associate Vice Chancellor of Facilities for a public research university. Read more

The Evolution of the University Planner

The Evolution of the University Planner

It's one thing to have someone who can assess building usage and mitigate expenditures; it's another to have someone who can plan, organize, and even redistribute space in a way that enhances your institution's learning experience and integrates its culture. Introducing the new university plan Read more