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Jeffrey Harris

Founder & Managing Partner

Jeffrey Harris is the founder and Managing Partner of Harris Search Associates, an IIC Partners member firm where he leads the firm's Higher Education, Academic Medicine, and Healthcare Administration practices.

Prior to establishing the firm in 1997, Jeffrey worked five years for a leading retained executive search firm where he concentrated on senior assignments on behalf of leading engineering, research, and health sciences clients.

Jeffrey is the Global leader of the IIC Partners Higher Education/Academic Medicine Practice and from 2010 - 2013, was appointed to the Board of IIC Partners as Vice-Chair for the Americas. He is an active member of CUPA - HR, the American Council on Education (ACE), American College of Healthcare Executives (ACHE) the Association of University Research Parks (AURP), Association of University Technology Managers (AUTM), Educause, and  American Medical Informatics Association.

Jeffrey holds a Bachelors Degree from Ithaca College and a Masters of Business Administration from the University of Dayton.

Jeffrey Harris
Harris Search Associates - an IIC Partners member firm, is a leading global higher education executive search and board advisory consulting firm with 44 offices in 33 countries worldwide. Our higher education executive search practice is focused on identifying and attracting leaders to support the growth of clients in the areas of research, science, engineering, academic medicine, and healthcare enterprises. Clients include the foremost universities, research parks, institutes, academic medical centers, and healthcare organizations driving global innovation and discovery.