COVID-19 and Interim Placements and Appointments
During transitional times as a result of COVID-19 an institution may decide that an interim appointment is the approach to take for leadership in enrollment management, admissions, registrar and student financial services areas. Given that some furloughed staff may not return or that the overall administration needs to be leaner. In that case, a short-term interim manager may be the best option to cope with changing personnel needs and the creation of and implementation of new job descriptions. Members of our team are experienced in providing interim assistance in all enrollment management and records situations at all levels. Options for remote interim leadership can be discussed with us. This option can be both fiscally prudent and managerially sound.
Good interim leadership is a sound strategy. Whether your need is for an Interim Vice President for Enrollment Management, an Interim Registrar, an Interim Director of Admissions or an Interim Bursar, focusEDU has a cadre of leading professionals to meet your college or university needs for interim leadership. During times of transition in leadership, focusEDU interim placements for our client institutions will fill positions quickly to help maintain stability and continuity. In addition, the interim leadership appointee can provide insights and a visioning for sustainable strategic solutions.
Advantages – Interim Appointments and Placements
Filling a vacancy rapidly with a highly qualified interim leadership appointment helps institutions maintain stability. It can preclude the need to turn to the second in charge to take on more responsibilities. It ensures professional discharge of sound administrative responsibilities. At the same time, it will allow you and your leadership team to assess the future and use the opportunity to improve and restructure rather than remain at status quo. It “buys you time” and is a sound strategic initiative. Quality interim appointments are a sound business practice. focusEDU can help your institution during these times. Our interim appointees have held national leadership positions within their respective professional associations of AACRAO, NACAC, NASFAA and NACUBO.