State job: Director, Bureau of General Services
University of Maine System job: Executive Director, Facilities and Real Estate, University of Maine at Orono
Date of appointment: January 2006
Job advertised: Yes
Job search: Yes
Approved by: System Board of Trustees
Education requirements: Law degree or Master of Business Administration preferred
Her degree: Law degree
Her comment: Referred all questions to the System office.
System comment: Richard Pattenaude, System Chancellor, said, “We felt very lucky to attract people with this much experience.”
Background: There were three separate ratings done for applications for this position. Clark was rated 3rd-best candidate in two of them, and 5th-best candidate in the third. Tracy Bigney, chief human resources officer for the System, said, “The specific number in a ranking is not important. In end, we look at the strengths and weaknesses and the overall picture of the candidate.”
Clark left the System this year for a similar position in the Connecticut university system, under former University of Maine President Robert Kennedy.