SJG’s 2014 Summer Reading List

Greetings from SJG – The Spelman & Johnson Group! With the long days of summer ahead, it is time to consider grabbing a favorite cool beverage and a good book to nurture body and soul. In the spirit of the season, we thought we would share a few publications on our favorite topic of higher
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Congratulations to the NAER 2014 Hall of Fame Award Honoree

Jeannette Cabrera Palacios was given the NAER 2014 Hall of Fame Award.  NAER sponsors the Recruiter’s Hall of Fame–an award that honors professionals in the executive search industry. Induction into the NAER Executive Recruiter’s Hall of Fame is restricted to those individuals that have demonstrated leadership in the profession of executive search and that possess a
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Thank You to the Speakers of the 2014 NAER Annual Conference!

SJG – The Spelman and Johnson Group would like to thank all of the speakers who contributed to this year’s Annual 2014 NAER (National Association of Executive Recruiters) Conference.  Shout outs go to David Campbell, President and Chief Operating Officer at Chernoff Newman, Peggy Binette, Assistant Director of News & International Communications at the University
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Welcome to SJG’s New Website!

SJG – The Spelman & Johnson Group is proud to present our brand new website! The beautiful, original new artwork you see is by Sarah Knotz, a graphic artist based in Brooklyn, NY. Sarah earned a 2006 BFA in Graphic Design from the Rhode Island School of Design before pursuing her 2010 MFA in Illustration as
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Congratulations to the 2014 NASPA Outstanding New Professionals

We would like to extend a big congratulations to the 2014 NASPA Outstanding New Professional Award Winners: Richard Zereik, Associate Director of Services for Students at McGill University Laura Smith, Internship Coordinator/Career Advisor at Towson University Cord McLean, Program Advisor for Multicultural Services at Texas A&M University Wilson Okello, First Year Advisor at Miami University
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NASPA 2014: SJG presents “Preparing for Professional Advancement: The Pathway from Director to a Dean or AVP”

SJG will be presenting a conference session at NASPA 2014 entitled “Preparing for Professional Advancement: The Pathway from Director to a Dean or AVP”.  The session will be held in Room 310 of the Convention Center, on Tuesday, March 18th, from 11:05 to 11:55 AM. If you are unable to attend, come visit us in person
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SJG welcomes our Newest Search Associate, James M. Norfleet

SJG welcomes our newest search associate, James M. Norfleet! Jim joins SJG after three decades in higher education, most recently as Vice President for Student Affairs at The College of New Jersey. Prior to his work for The College of New Jersey, Jim served in several capacities at California State Polytechnic University, Pomona, including Associate
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Join Us at the 2014 NASPA Annual Conference

Come visit with us at the 2014 NASPA (Student Affairs Administrators in Higher Education) Annual Conference, March 15 – 18! The SJG Team will be exhibiting at booth #123. We will also be sponsoring the Outstanding New Professional Award, and presenting a conference session entitled “Preparing for Professional Advancement: The Pathway from Director to a
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SJG's Peter Rosenberg Receives the 2014 NWACUHO Kay Rich Lifetime Achievement Award

SJG is proud to announce that our own Peter Rosenberg is the recipient of the 2014 NWACUHO Kay Rich Lifetime Achievement Award.  The NWACUHO Lifetime Achievement Award was instituted in 2003 to acknowledge the contributions that individual housing professionals have made as leaders and mentors throughout the course of their careers, whether at NWACUHO member
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What is Institutional Fit? What Search Committees and Candidates Should Consider

Identifying “institutional fit” is a vital, yet somewhat elusive part of the search process for higher education institutions.  Beyond the more concrete criteria of experience, credentials, and leadership qualities – every search committee must determine whether a candidate fits in culturally with the institution for which they are applying. Similarly, candidates must decide whether an
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