NOTE 1: For concreteness, the list of available components (with pricing) that follows utilizes nursing in higher
education as the chosen academic discipline. This is, by no means, intended to suggest that only nursing search
engagements are possible. Virtually any other academic discipline will be considered, although certain component descriptions
and pricing would vary according to that choice.
NOTE 2: Actual pricing for an engagement under the Hollander Component SearchTM model depends upon the
components selected by the client and to a lesser extent the academic discipline as just noted.
Following is a table that the full set of components from
which the client may choose.
The Hollander Group Component SearchTM: Complete Set of Available Components with Pricing and Expenses
The Hollander Group Component SearchTM: Component Descriptions and Pricing Details - All Available Components
Component: Understand the Client Organization and Position Requirements Including In Person Meetings with Key Stakeholders
Component Pricing: If done in-person (recommended): Actual Travel Costs plus
Consultant Fees of $4,800 (2 consultants for 2 days - 1 day each for travel + 1 for meetings - at $1,200 per consultant day. If meeting is conducted via Skype or telephone, pricing is $150/consultant-hour for 2 consultants and a minimum of 2 consultant-hours each.
Component: Develop Detailed Position Description Document (electronic) with Inputs, Edit Suggestions from Search Committee
Comment: We customarily recommend that this be an adaptation of the typical job description of the customary HR sort. It usually (but need not) contain the following:
• Introduction: Position, responsibilities, qualifications, etc.
• How to Apply, including our role and visibility to candidates.
• Material about the institution (brief).
• Material about the academic unit, including programs, degrees granted, etc.
Component Pricing: Either (a) included in “Understand the Client Organization and Position Requirements” if done in person or (b) $1,500 for the first position and $500 for each additional concurrently contracted for position, assuming that you provide all of the above information in electronic form, but want us to assemble it in a form suitable for posting on our website.
Component: Electronic Announcement: Research and Development Customized Database and Announce Position Via Personalized Email Message to All Individuals in Our Standard Nursing Database (plus Customized, Regional Nursing Database, if Selected)
• Email Announcement to Our Standard Database: $9,000
• Custom Regional Database R&D and Email Announcement: $2,100
Component: Follow Up Phone Calls to Subset of Email Database(s)
Component Pricing: $2,000 per 1,000 individuals called (prorated). We will provide a count of the number of individuals we propose to call for your approval. [We recommend using 1,000 calls for estimating purposes.]
Component: Electronic Follow-Up, Collection and Distribution (to Search Committee) of Candidate Application Materials
Component Pricing: Included in Electronic Announcement Task (see above); not available otherwise.
Component: Telephone Discussions With Prospective Applicants As Well As Email Follow Up To Hiring Manager With Prospective Applicant Questions
Component Pricing: $1,500.
Component: In-Person Meeting with Search Committee to Support Selection Of Semi-Finalist Candidates to be Interviewed Confidentially by Search Committee (via Videoconference, Phone Interview or In-Person)
Component Pricing: (for any number of positions undertaken concurrently): Actual Travel Costs, plus Consultant Fees of $4,800 (2 consultants for 2 days - 1 day each for travel and meetings - at $1,200 per consultant day). If meeting is conducted via Skype or telephone, pricing is $150/consultant-hour for 2 consultants and a minimum of 2 hours each.
Component: Assist With Setting Up Campus Interviews
Component Pricing: $150 per consultant hour; estimate 2 hours per finalist candidate.
concurrently): Actual Travel Costs, plus Consultant Fees of $2,400 for travel day, plus $2,400 for each meeting day – 2 consultants at $1,200 per consultant day. If meeting is conducted via Skype or telephone, pricing is $150/consultant-hour for 2 consultants and a minimum of 2 hours each.
Component: 3-Phase Reference Checking Process (with candidate permission)
• On-List Reference Checking
• Off-List Reference Checking
• Public Press Search (news, social media)
Component Pricing: $500 per candidate.
Component: Assist in Presenting and Negotiating a Final Offer
Component Pricing: $150 per hour; estimate 4 hours per offeree.