We are seeking a Search Associate. This position offers a remote flexible work opportunity up to 30 hours per week. We’re looking for results and reliability. You get a long-term, flexible and reliable income opportunity.  

We are an executive search firm specializing in higher education searches. The Search Associate supports the administrative and research needs of searches. Utilizing the firm’s applicant tracking system, the Search Associate works with applicants. Key responsibilities are assessing candidate qualifications based on preset criteria and oversight through all candidacy stages, from initial resume assessment to the coordination of initial and final interviews. You will continually interact with applicants and complete time-sensitive tasks until search completion.

Our high-performing team is dedicated to collaboration and results. Responsibilities include weekly meetings, meeting all search timelines, delivering high-quality candidates, and completing searches on schedule. All members work remotely.

We provide thorough training and onboarding to ensure success.

This role requires strong critical thinking and analysis skills, assessment abilities, and a genuine desire to help others. The firm’s Search Associates include professionals with various backgrounds, including marketing, social work, management, human resources, editorial copywriting, executive coaching, and research. Professionals with transferrable skills are encouraged to apply.

Weekly work commitment 

Part-time – Up to 30 hours per week. Search Associate hours vary with the number and types of searches assigned. Schedules are based on Search Associate availability and desired hours.

Hourly rate to be negotiated based on experience.

Required Qualifications 
– Strong critical thinking skills and ability to analyze material based on established criteria
– Excellent writing and communication skills
– Strong organizational and time management skills
– Ease with email and telephone outreach
– Ability to work independently, and as a highly collaborative team member
– Self-motivated


Tagged as: flexible hours, remote, virtual


Academic Career & Executive Search (ACES), headquartered in West Hartford, CT, is a national executive search firm providing search services exclusively to higher education. Additional information may be found at https://acesrch.com/

To Apply 
Applicants should submit a resume and cover letter to https://acesrch.applicantstack.com/x/detail/a21esjy3f1ha

For questions, please email Lianne Dixon, Director of Operations at Lianne@acesrch.com.

If you’ve got the right skillset and like working in a friendly and dynamic team environment, we’d love to hear from you!  

Academic Career & Executive Search is committed to equal opportunity for all and does not discriminate on the basis of race, gender, color, religion, national origin, age, disability, sexual orientation, veteran, or marital status. All interested individuals are encouraged to apply. 


Additional Skills, Knowledge, Requirements: -Comfortable working using digital platforms, including Dropbox, Microsoft Word, Excel, Adobe (or other PDF software) - Detail-oriented - Ability to adapt and pivot to frequent changes in a fast-paced environment - Reliable and secure equipment including computer, internet, and phone