Kristin L. Williams | Oct. 30, 2017 | Kent State University

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Kristin L. Williams

Executive Director
Career Exploration and Development
Kent Campus

JOB DESCRIPTION:

I provide strategic management and oversight for the University College career exploration and development team. We serve all students and alumni in their career development and exploration journey, offering group and one-on-one appointments for services ranging from career assessments/interviews, job search preparation (résumé, cover letter, interview), career management and planning (goal setting), graduate school search and application and much more. We also work collaboratively with our career services’ colleagues in various colleges and at the Regional Campuses.

WORKED AT KENT STATE SINCE:

August 2004 (with a short break from 2011-2013)

EMPLOYMENT PRIOR TO KENT STATE UNIVERSITY:

Case Western Reserve University, Upward Bound

LIKES MOST ABOUT KENT STATE UNIVERSITY:

The inclusive and welcoming environment for students, faculty and staff.

ATTRACTION TO KENT STATE UNIVERSITY AS AN EMPLOYER:

The opportunity to develop and innovate in the academic support areas (advising, career services).

RESIDES IN:

Kent, Ohio

HOMETOWN:

Grove City, Ohio

EDUCATION:

B.A. Spanish and History, Muskingum (College) University; M.Ed. Higher Education Administration, Kent State University

HOBBIES:

Gardening, reading, traveling and planning my next trip to Disney World with my three little boys and husband.