Staff Directory

Cristina (Cris) McDavid

  • Ensures that the mission of the unit informs all programs and initiatives and supports the University’s mission and long-term strategic plans for student career development.

Jennifer Brown, M.Ed.
Assistant Director for Student Engagement and Marketing

  • Coordinates on-campus recruiting and student-focused events such as Career Expos, Job-A-Palooza, Etiquette Dinners, Graduate Professional Development Conference, etc.
  • Manages and develops content for the website using WordPress
  • Overall department marketing efforts, including social media, website, and event promotion
  • Provides student and alumni career coaching


Erin LaFon
Employer Relations Coordinator

  • Develops, cultivates, and maintains all employer relationships for the career center
  • Liaisons with faculty to connect employers to students
  • Plans and executes on-campus recruiting and facilitates employer/faculty relationships

Kristin Sims
Career Education Specialist 

  • Meets with students to discuss current/prospective majors and career prospects
  • Assists with outreach workshops and presentations for classes and student organizations

Brian Niese
Administrative Assistant

  • The first point of contact for students, employers, faculty/staff and other guests of the Career Center
  • Updates and maintains all Career Services accounting and budget items
  • Supports staff with career fairs/event registration

Graduate Assistants

Alec Neu

Social Media

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