Executive Search and Interim Placement Services

Executive Search and Interim Placement Services

Executive Searches for Vice Presidents, Assistant/Associate Vice Presidents, and Chiefs and Directors of Police/Public Safety

D. Stafford & Associates provides colleges and universities with a premier Executive Search experience for institutions recruiting Chiefs, Directors, or other leaders of Police/Public Safety. Our professional experience in conducting Executive Searches and our relationships with leaders in the industry provides DSA with the ability to identify and attract highly-qualified candidates for Vice President, Assistant/Associate Vice President, Chief, and Director-level positions. We work to understand the individual culture of each institution to allow us to identify candidates who not only have the experience and qualifications necessary to do the job, but who will embrace the culture of your specific institution. We are committed to exceeding your expectations with our personal service and our attention to detail throughout the search process. The professionals at D. Stafford & Associates specialize in the complex campus police/public safety environment. We are trained in behavior-based interviewing and have significant personal experience in campus law enforcement and private security. Our philosophy and approach will facilitate a strong match between your institution and the candidate of choice.

In addition, DSA maintains a proprietary Candidate Application/Interest Portal which provides several unique aspects to our search processes. The Portal allows our search team to constantly identify potential candidates for future searches as part of our consulting and training work and our participation in national and regional conferences around the country. Potential candidates can submit their profile information and resume into the portal and we can pre-screen them for future job opportunities. Potential candidates can also use the portal to be automatically notified of opportunities that meet their interests as identified in their profile.

The Portal is used as a secure means of gathering profile information, resumes, and cover letters for searches that we are completing for our client institutions.

Searches for Clery Compliance Officers/Coordinators

D. Stafford & Associates (DSA) provides colleges and universities with a premier Clery Compliance Officer/Coordinator search experience. Our professional experience in conducting Executive Searches and our relationships with Clery compliance personnel provides DSA with the ability to identify and attract highly-qualified candidates for these increasingly critical campus positions. We have a unique understanding of the needs and qualifications of a Clery Compliance Officer/Coordinator that allows us to identify candidates who have the experience and qualifications necessary to perform these functions at an institution of higher education.

In addition, DSA maintains a proprietary Candidate Application/Interest Portal which provides several unique aspects to our search processes. The Portal allows our search team to constantly identify potential candidates for future searches as part of our consulting and training work and our participation in national and regional conferences around the country. Potential candidates can submit their profile information and resume into the portal and we can pre-screen them for future job opportunities. Potential candidates can also use the portal to be automatically notified of opportunities that meet their interests as identified in their profile. The Portal is used as a secure means of gathering profile information, resumes and cover letters for searches that we are completing for our client institutions.

Searches for Title IX Coordinators

D. Stafford & Associates (DSA) provides colleges and universities with a premier Title IX Coordinator search experience. Our professional experience in conducting Executive Searches and our relationships with Title IX Coordinators and investigators provides DSA with the ability to identify and attract highly-qualified candidates for these increasingly critical campus positions. We have a unique understanding of the needs and qualifications of a Title IX Coordinator that allows us to identify candidates who have the experience and qualifications necessary to perform the functions of a Title IX Coordinator at an institution of higher education.

In addition, DSA maintains a proprietary Candidate Application/Interest Portal which provides several unique aspects to our search processes. The Portal allows our search team to constantly identify potential candidates for future searches as part of our consulting and training work and our participation in national and regional conferences around the country. Potential candidates can submit their profile information and resume into the portal and we can pre-screen them for future job opportunities. Potential candidates can also use the portal to be automatically notified of opportunities that meet their interests as identified in their profile. The Portal is used as a secure means of gathering profile information, resumes and cover letters for searches that we are completing for our client institutions.

Interim Chief or Director of Police/Public Safety Placement Service

D. Stafford & Associates has a cadre of qualified associates who can serve in the role of Interim Chief/Director. The Interim Chief/Director can assist the institution by providing continuity of leadership until a permanent leader has been hired by the institution. DSA will work with the institution to identify the leadership needs of the agency during the period of transition and will identify a proven leader with the requisite skills and experience to temporarily lead the agency.

Interim Clery Compliance Officer/Coordinator Placement Service

D. Stafford & Associates (DSA) has qualified associates who can serve in the role of Interim Clery Compliance Officer/Coordinator. Our associates have unparalleled experience in the Clery compliance industry as practitioners, consultants, and trainers. An Interim Officer/Coordinator placed by DSA can assist the institution (on-site, off-site, or via a hybrid approach) by providing continuity of leadership of the institution’s Clery Act compliance program until a permanent Clery Compliance Officer/Coordinator has been hired by the institution.

Interim Title IX Coordinator/Investigator Placement Service

D. Stafford & Associates (DSA) has qualified associates who can serve in the role of Interim Title IX Coordinator/Investigator. Our associates have unparalleled experience in Title IX compliance and the investigation and resolution of sex-based harassment and misconduct as practitioners, consultants, and trainers. An Interim Coordinator/Investigator placed by DSA can assist the institution (on-site, off-site, or via a hybrid approach) by providing continuity of leadership of the institution’s Title IX compliance program (and/or Title IX investigation functions) until a permanent Coordinator/Investigator has been hired by the institution.

To obtain a scope of work that includes a description and cost of any of these services, or to invite D. Stafford & Associates to respond to a Request for Proposals (RFP) to provide these services, contact dolores@dstaffordandassociates.com or call (302) 544-5809 to discuss any of these services and/or a customized scope of work.