Since 1999, Sage Search Partners has partnered with hundreds of academic and non-profit organizations to recruit outstanding leaders. We are committed to providing the highest quality of service to our clients.

At Sage, what you see is what you get. The partners, with decades of experience in executive search and higher education, work directly with every client we serve and are involved in every aspect of the search process.

As partners in search, clients and consultants leverage one another’s experience in successfully recruiting outstanding leaders who will have a far-reaching impact on the institutions they serve.


Representative Clients

To view all of Sage Search Partners Clients, please visit: https://www.sagesearch.com/client-list

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At Sage Search Partners, We:

  • respect the distinct character and circumstance of each client and candidate
  • focus on results

  • understand the particular needs across all levels of an organization

  • know the higher education landscape

  • care deeply about working with organizations that advance the public good

  • actively listen and take the time to get to know your organization’s strengths and needs

Solutions and Expertise

Our approach is designed to provide the highest quality service tailored to the needs of your organization. We partner with you throughout the entire search process, building a meaningful relationship so that we can help you navigate the often-challenging moment of organizational transition while finding the candidate with the expertise you need who also fits with your culture and values.

To learn more about the value Sage Search Partners can provide to you, please visit: https://www.sagesearch.com/consulting

  • Diversity & Inclusion
  • Executive Search
  • Onboarding
  • Colleges/Universities
  • Cultural Arts
  • Education
  • C-Level Leaders
  • CEO/President

News Briefings

Sage Search Partners Fills Posts for Tulane and UCLA

Newton, MA-based Sage Search Partners, which specializes in higher education and non-profit institutions, has made two key placements that will help their clients address equity issues as well as the financial constraints of students, which is of particular concern during the current economic crisis as well as the Black Lives Matter movement. Marvin Smith will