Ellucian Selects TCG for Head of Total Rewards Search

RESTON, VA – Ellucian has selected The Christopher Group to lead their Head of Total Rewards search. Founder & CEO, Thomas Christopher, Recruiting Manager, Kristen Pace, and Senior Operations Manager, Matthew Duda are leading the search.

As the world’s leading provider of software and services designed for higher education since 1968, Ellucian works with more than 2,700 institutions in nearly 50 countries to enhance operations and enrich the experience for over 20 million students. They provide student information systems (SIS), finance and HR, recruiting, retention, analytics, and advancement software solutions. With more than 1,400 institutions subscribing to Ellucian’s cloud services and SaaS offerings, the company is one of the largest providers of cloud-based solutions in higher education. Ellucian also supports the higher education community with a range of professional services such as application software implementation, training, education, and management consulting.

The Head of Total Rewards will own all compensation, analytics, HRIS and HR operations programs worldwide. This person will act as a thought partner to the Vice President of Human Resources in creating programs and plans that continue to pull the strategy and reinforce the company Ellucian is becoming.

“We are very honored and privileged to have been selected to lead this executive HR search,” says Tom Christopher. “Ellucian is a very dynamic and exciting company with a tremendous outlook for the future.”

Founded in 1998 by Thomas and Paula Christopher (former HR Executives with GE, Pepsi, Progressive Insurance, and Citigroup), The Christopher Group (TCG) has become one of the nation’s largest and most respected boutique HR Executive Search and Staffing Solutions firms. They have created a highly specialized organization, staffed by former HR professionals and highly trained search practitioners, that utilize proprietary, scientific, and industry-leading systems, tools, and processes. As a result, 92% of all TCG searches are filled in the first two slates of candidates. With a client list that includes some of the world’s most respected companies across all industries and verticals, they are frequently asked, “What makes TCG so different and successful?”

“Our Technology, Systems, Tools, Processes, and HR Experienced Team provide a most precise and highly efficient service delivery model,” responds TCG Founder & CEO, Thomas Christopher. TCG conducts targeted searches of high performing/passive candidates, sourced from client requested companies/industries, all while completing extensive assessments and vetting to ensure an optimal fit.  From search commencement to the first day of employment, every TCG client and candidate will enjoy unparalleled, comprehensive, professional, scientific, and stress-eliminating executive search services to ensure the very best search experience.  In an industry-leading move, TCG backs all their work with full performance guarantees, in writing.