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Executive Director Search

AACRAO Executive Director Mike Reilly will retire May 2021

Coordinated by Spelman Johnson

Updates


Search Committee

AACRAO Board Members
Jack Miner (co-chair)| Vice Provost for Enrollment Management | University of Cincinnati
Rhonda Kitch (co-chair) | University Registrar  | Cornell University
Luisa Havens |Vice Provost for Enrollment Management | Virginia Tech
Cassandra Moore  | Director of Enrollment Development & Admissions  | Anne Arundel Community College
Tiffany Robinson  | Assistant Vice Provost & University Registrar  | University of Kansas


External Partner
Rob Shomaker | Vice President and Chief Operating Officer | CUPA-HR

AACRAO General Members
Heather Abbott | Deputy Registrar | Yale Law School
Texas Ruegg | University Registrar | LeTourneau University

AACRAO Staff
Julia Funaki | Associate Director International | AACRAO
Melanie Gottlieb | Deputy Director | AACRAO

Application Window: Sept 9 - Oct 16

The application window is closed.

Search Timeline

2019

Dec
Retirement announced to the membership

2020

Apr
Listening Session for the membership on desired qualities of an Executive Director

May
Board releases an RFP to hire a search firm

Jun - Aug 
Leadership Profile development (in conjunction with AACRAO Leadership Meeting)

Sept 9
Application process opens through Spelman Johnson

Oct 16
Deadline for initial review of applications

Oct 23 - Nov 6
Search committee reviews applications and selects first round interview candidates

Nov 9
Search committee conducts confidential first-round interviews and selects candidates for second-round interviews

Nov 30 - Dec 10
Search committee conducts confidential second-round interviews

Dec 16
Search committee submits recommended finalists to the AACRAO Board of Directors

2021

Jan
Public announcement of finalists

Jan 25 - Feb 5
Finalist Interviews

Late Feb
Formal offer of employment extended

March
Announcement of new AACRAO Executive Director