When you work on a college campus, fall is exciting. This past fall, however, I lost a team member, who left our organization. While some may say the hiring process is exciting, the prospect of going through it in a tight job market is not.
Your team is growing, and your current managers are overwhelmed. You need to hire and/or promote more managers to support your team. Beware of your first instinct: to promote the best performer on your team or hire the first manager who seems capable.