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Athletic Director Search

Projected Search Timeline

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 Activity Date
1. ULM engages CarrSports Consulting, LLC (CSC) as search counsel and determines scope of services.  April 16, 2013
2. ULM Human Resources drafts Position Announcement to post on University website and NCAA News Online. CSC provides appropriate website for candidates to submit documents. ULM prepares its own Athletics Director search website for candidates’ access to ULM information. May 2 - 8, 2013
3. Initial site visit by CSC to collect data to identify Athletics’ Critical Issues and prepare first draft of Ideal Candidate Profile. Chair Scott McDonald and members of Search Committee hold first meeting 5/1 to receive President’s charge. CSC describes strategy and process for search. May 1 - 2, 2013
4. CSC identifies potential candidates, solicits additional nominations and expressions of interest from potential candidates. CSC also collects candidates’ documents to evaluate candidates. Solicitation continues until end of search
5. Search Committee meets to select initial candidates to interview using Skype technology. June 4 - 5, 2013
6. Search Committee conducts initial interviews using Skype technology with selected candidates. President also conducts separate Skype interviews. After these sessions, Committee meets to select candidates to advance. June 11, 2013
7. Interview selected final candidates on campus during week of June 18-22. Arrange discussion sessions and receptions with constituent groups and tour of area. June 18 - 22, 2013
8. President selects the Successful Candidate and agrees to terms. TBD
9. Press conference introducing new Athletics Director.  TBD
10. Reporting date of new Athletics Director. No later than
August 1, 2013