Harris Search Associates is a leading global higher education executive search and talent advisory firm. Our practice is focused on identifying and attracting leaders to support the growth of clients in the areas of research, science, engineering, technology, academic medicine and commercial enterprises. Clients include the foremost universities, research parks, institutes, national laboratories, academic health centers, hospital enterprises, and healthcare organizations driving global innovation and discovery. Click here to download our capabilities overview.
International practice expertise includes: Academic Medicine, Osteopathic Medicine, Pharmacy, Dentistry, Veterinary Sciences, Biological and Health Sciences, Research, Engineering, and Technology. Please see detailed information on each practice for review/download on the Practices page.
In an increasingly international environment, the talent needed to lead organizations will come from all corners of the world. These increasingly complex environments demand experienced search counsel with diverse skills, backgrounds, and perspective. We are recognized as the higher education headhunters of choice by the foremost universities around the globe.
As a member firm of IIC Partners, the 8th largest retained executive search organization with offices in countries worldwide, we provide clients with global access to talent.
The Advantage of Global Reach
Since our formation, IIC Partners has become the world's 8th largest retained executive search organization with independent practices strategically linked around the globe. With partner offices strategically located in the innovation, discovery and commercial centers of the world, we provide clients access to trans-national pools of talent, while balancing global perspectives and in-depth local knowledge to ensure a consistently high level of quality for all international assignments.
The Power of Local Focus
Within each region, IIC Partners consultants have strong ties to business, political and cultural leaders in their areas and each office is experienced in the cultural, social and appropriate business practices in its region. Thus we are able to ensure clients that effective protocol is followed in the conduct of our business and that the quality of the search process is executed with the highest integrity, confidentiality and sensitivity.