Jeffrey S. McKinney

Associate Consultant

Jeff McKinney has over 20 years of experience in Higher Education, Non-Profits, and running his own educational consulting company and joins us as an Associate Consultant. Jeff served in various faculty positions at Indiana University, The University of Maryland (Communication & The Smith School of Business), Northeastern Illinois University, and The City Colleges of Chicago. Working for the Vice President of Indiana University, he spent 3 years leading an intensive campus change project with 16 colleges in Indiana working on college access and success for Underrepresented students.   He has taught courses on cultural awareness, white privilege, GLBT issues, social/class privilege, public speaking, business communication, interviewing, work/school/life balance, and Higher Education Administration. Jeff has also served as a coach in career services offices for the last 10 years, helping students and clients identify and pursue their career goals.  He has also helped diverse organizations build recruiting programs and pipelines with a focus on diversity & inclusion. Jeff believes in serving his community as well, participating on boards and volunteering for local organizations in the areas of poverty & homelessness and LGBT issues.  He is founding president of the Indiana University GLBT Alumni association. I am excited to join such a strong organization and team at Academic Search, Inc.  where I can utilize my skills and experience to support searches and help institutions find their match.