Your Choice for Successful Enrollment Management Search

We help higher education institutions forge a path forward with enrollment leaders who deliver results today and anticipate the demands of the future.

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Our Core

Conducting successful searches for Enrollment Management positions, especially chief enrollment roles.  Nationally or regionally, we seek the best individuals for each position.


Dean or Director of Admission roles are critical. Institutions partner with us for all levels: undergraduate,  graduate, transfer, international.

Financial Aid

Select us for Director and Executive Director of Financial Aid searches. Our partnership with Blue Icon Advisors adds to our commitment to attracting well prepared candidates.

Adjacent Fields

Our expertise extends to Marketing and Communication, Strategic Initiatives, and assisting higher education partners find professionals.

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A personal, connected approach.

Colleges and universities require enrollment leaders who offer insight, inspiration, and leadership in order to deliver results today, and anticipate the demands of the future. Our professional approach to executive search ensures that we’ll tap our deep network to recruit strong candidates for your position.

Napier provided us with very fine candidates. I would’ve hired any one of the top three finalists, and in the end, I believe we landed the best candidate. I will continue to recommend Napier Executive Search.

Barbara Altmann, President, Franklin & Marshall College

The Napier team has the ability to get to know you and determine if there is a match. They understand that the search process is not only about the institution but also the individuals.

Jimmie Foster, Vice President for Enrollment Management, Franklin & Marshall College
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Experience and Results that Transform

Higher education faces new challenges: navigating unparalleled disruption and leading into new opportunities. Today’s colleges and universities require enrollment leaders who offer data expertise, insight, inspiration, and collaboration. Napier Executive Search will articulate a vision for a successful search, create a roadmap and embolden your organization with the right enrollment leader.


Because every institution is different, so is every search. We take the time to listen well, understand the essential elements and the finer points of each position—from roles and responsibilities and resources to more subtle attributes like the leadership culture. Then we think strategically and creatively to find the best approach to attract the ideal candidate.


We’ve developed and nurtured a deep network of the best enrollment professionals and leaders in higher education across the country. At the center of our work is a commitment to relationships, which means that every search is a customized approach that carefully aligns individuals and their strengths with institutional needs and articulated goals.


We are persistent and patient in the search for ideal candidates for each position. With experience and expertise, we guide the search process while learning and adjusting our approach along the way. No matter the organizational nuances or challenges, regardless of the market forces, we keep working to find the right match so institutions and candidates succeed.


Your Results, Our Promise

We’ve completed more than 130 searches for top colleges and universities in the public and private sectors. Enrollment management search is our specialty, but our expertise and experience extends into other disciplines. We work to infuse each search process with confidence, connection, and purposeremoving chance and uncertainty.

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Decades in Enrollment Management


Your search is our top priority

A Team of Higher Education Professionals

Our deep connections and our personal experience in higher education and enrollment management, along with an expert approach to conducting searches, deliver results that empower people and institutions to thrive.

Where You’ll Find Us


Making The Move
The Admissions Directors Lunchcast
Echo Delta’s Higher Ed Marketing Lab Podcast
Leadership panel: Graduate Enrollment Managers and Managing the Executive Search Process

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