Academia and Higher Education 


In 2010, Network ESC initiated its Higher Education Practice.  It has fast earned recognition nationally as a top resource for identifying top professionals in academia including tenured/tenure-track academics, adjunct professors, instructors, guest lecturers, researchers, scientists, student affairs, academic affairs, residence life, facilities, human resources, diversity and other key professionals.  The practice has enjoyed national success with some of the world's top universities.  Network ESC has consistently proven it's ability to navigate the academic professional landscape, effectively screen, present and close quality talent at all levels for retained search, direct hire, professional services and temporary staffing support.


Our areas of expertise include:


  • Tenured and Tenure Track Professionals - all disciplines

  • Student Affairs Administration - Bursar, Financial Aid, Admissions, Residence Life

  • University Campus Operations - Facilities, Security, Maintenance, Engineering, Public Planning

  • Institutional Advancement, Development and Affairs

  • University Finance - Accounting, Treasury, Cash Flow, Business Analytics

  • Information Technology, Data Science, and Business Intelligence

  • Human Resources Administration

  • NCAA/Intercollegiate Athletic Program Administration

  • Public Relations, University Giving, and Alumni Affairs


Engagement highlights include:


  • Professional Services consultation to revamp treasury management processes for private liberal arts institution

  • Placement of Director of Admissions for major private institution in upstate NY

  • Identified and placed a team of top molecular biologists to work on a 5-year research grant with a top institution 

  • Technical implementation of new Human Resources and Payroll Processing system for a top private university in NYC

  • Led professional services data analytics research initiative to determine and design marketing outreach program for newly implemented 5-year accelerated BBA/MBA program for a top public college

  • Provided team of seasoned, senior-level financial aid consultants for internal audit exercise in preparation for state/federal regulatory review.