Executive Search and Consulting Services

Next Generation’s higher education management consulting and executive search services uniquely focus on the intersection of technology strategy, IT leadership recruitment, and organizational effectiveness.

Executive Search

We are much more than recruiters. A vacancy in a key technology leadership role prevents the organization from growing and moving forward. We want to help you determine the kind of leader you need and then find that person. But more than that, we want to ensure your new leader is ready for their position and committed to your organization’s vision and values. Our executive search services will help you find leaders who guide the use of digital technologies, including Chief Information Officers, Senior Academic Technology Officers, Digital Learning Officers, Chief Data Officers, and Chief Information Security Officers.

Organizational Effectiveness

Many institutions must transform how they operate to reduce costs, meet heightened constituent expectations, and enable new institutional strategies. Our organizational effectiveness services will help improve the student experience, reduce costs, and build capabilities to enable new academic priorities. We’ll support you to assess your administrative processes and design improvement programs to increase their efficiency and effectiveness. We’ll help you redesign the IT organization to better support process change, improve the use of data, expand focus on teaching and research, and increase the return on technology investment.

Technology Strategy

Technology affects everything higher education organizations do: enabling student success, supporting faculty teaching and research, facilitating outreach, and managing the operations. We help colleges, universities, and nonprofits develop a strategy that identifies priorities and assesses organizational and technological capabilities to do their best work. We bring process, facilitation, and ideas to define technology strategies and online learning goals, enable support for research, promote the use of data, and digitally transform processes.