Sourcing the most innovative talent in career services


The Career Leadership Collective is among the fastest growing higher education services providers having conducted business with more than 1,000 College and Universities in 3 years.  We proudly represent today’s most forward thinking and innovation focused career services professionals through our robust network industry insiders.  

Why Choose The Collective

Simply stated, our vast network of, and deep relationships with career services professional is unmatched.   We will work with you and the key stakeholders on campus to understand the unique needs of your position, and help develop a comprehensive marketing plan that highlights why your position is unique in the market, and why it will be attractive to top prospective candidates. We know the market and we deliver results.


Inquire at: services@careerleadershipcollective.com 

Our Process & Searches Services

Our full service process has been thoughtfully designed to provide flexibility and value to every search and recruitment initiative that you might take on. We begin our process with a detailed and thorough needs assessment, so that our team can best understand your unique position and institution.  We thoughtfully and methodically execute our recruitment plan with the understanding that you are often operating under time constraints, and a desire to fill their positions with urgency.


Our Executive Recruitment Process partners with you on all search logistics and provides:

Strategy Development 

  • Understanding unique needs of position and why position is attractive to prospective candidates

  • Landscape analysis of position

  • Develop customized recruitment strategy 

Recruitment Research

  • ​Compensation Benchmarking

  • Competitive analysis of existing or upcoming search 

  • Develop strategy to discover non-traditional candidates

Position Promotion

  • Develop a deep understanding of the position, the organization, and your culture to promote to prospective applicants

  • Promote your campus and position to prospective applicants and generate enthusiasm 

Candidate Evaluation

  • Provide initial candidate screening

  • Provide comprehensive background vetting and research on candidates

  • Conduct on, and off list reference checks for candidates

To discuss how the Career Leadership Collective can help identify your next campus career leader, please contact: search@careerleadershipcollective.com

Current Searches

Example Past Searches

Sam Houston State University, Director

New Jersey City University, Director

Swarthmore College, AVP 

San Jose State University, Executive Director

Earlham College, Executive Director

Beloit College, Executive Director of the Career Center

University of Texas Rio Grande Valley, Director of Career Services

MIT Sloan, Associate Director of Career Education

University of Redlands, Executive Director of Career & Professional Development

Carthage College, Associate Vice President & Executive Director

Miami University, Director of Employer Relations

University of Minnesota Duluth, Director of Career & Internship Services

University of Arizona, Sr. Director of Career Development

Georgia Tech, Executive Director of Career Services

Wittenberg University, Director 

Bellarmine University, Executive Director and AVP

Union College, Director


Recent Placements

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Krys Ardayfio

MIT Sloan

Associate Director of Career Education


Kamara Jackson

UT - Rio Grande Valley

Director of Career Services