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Featured Career: Coordinator of Disability and Testing Services

Featured Career: Coordinator of Disability and Testing Services

Thursday, August 10, 2017

As coordinator of disability and testing services at JBU, Jarrod Heathcote has the opportunity to help students succeed academically. He shares with us the responsibilities of someone in his role, as well as the rewarding aspects of his job. Read More

Posted By: Jessica Turner - 8/10/17 2:00 PM

 
Featured Career: Coordinator of International Education

Featured Career: Coordinator of International Education

Wednesday, August 2, 2017

International travel experiences are an exciting way for students to learn from a different perspective. As coordinator of international education, Mindi Stevenson gets to help students experience learning in amazing places around the world. Read More

Posted By: Jessica Turner - 8/2/17 3:00 PM

 
Featured Career: Director of Enrollment Services

Featured Career: Director of Enrollment Services

Thursday, July 20, 2017

Choosing a college is a big decision for a student. As director of enrollment services, Jared Burgess has the opportunity be a part of team that helps students transition into college life here at JBU. Read More

Posted By: Jessica Turner - 7/20/17 8:00 AM

 
Featured Career: Assistant Director of Financial Aid

Featured Career: Assistant Director of Financial Aid

Thursday, July 13, 2017

Financial aid is a very important part of a student’s university experience. Erica Kollman explains the different aspects of her role serving students as assistant director of financial aid at JBU. Read More

Posted By: Jessica Turner - 7/13/17 8:00 AM

 
Featured Career: Associate Registrar

Featured Career: Associate Registrar

Thursday, June 29, 2017

What does it look like to serve students as an associate registrar? JBU’s Associate Registrar for Traditional Undergraduate Students Sarah Philpot gives us a glimpse into her role. Read More

Posted By: Jessica Turner - 6/29/17 1:30 PM

 
Values and Revolving Doors

Values and Revolving Doors

Tuesday, February 21, 2017

Associate Director of Admissions Hannah Bradford knows the challenges associated with maintaining a culture in an environment where employees come and go frequently. In this post, she shares four ways you can help your team maintain the values of your organization. Read More

Posted By: Jessica Turner - 2/21/17 12:00 PM

 
Same Team

Same Team

Wednesday, November 30, 2016

While earning his master's degree in higher education and working at John Brown University, David Burney says, "I learned that building sustainable relationships is vital to the success of the university as a whole." David is passionate about collaboration and was excited to share these practical tips for relieving tension among departments. Read More

Posted By: Jessica Turner - 11/30/16 3:00 PM

 
Why is Student Orientation Important?

Why is Student Orientation Important?

Tuesday, September 6, 2016

Coordinator of Student Orientation Sarah Erdman understands how essential orientation is to the success of undergraduate students here at JBU. Her master's degree in higher education from JBU has equipped her to help students who are making one of the biggest transitions of their lives so far: leaving home and starting life as college students. Sarah shares with us the three central purposes student orientation serves for students. Read More

Posted By: Jessica Turner - 9/6/16 9:00 AM

 
Right Program, Right Time

Right Program, Right Time

Monday, August 29, 2016

Amanda loved her undergraduate experience. She recognized how passionate the university's staff members were about their work, so she decided to pursue a career in higher education. Now she is working at a university and is enrolled in JBU's MA in Higher Education program...a winning combination! Read More

Posted By: Amanda Abromovitz - 8/29/16 4:00 PM

 
There's More to Higher Education

There's More to Higher Education

Tuesday, July 19, 2016

What comes to mind when you think of occupations in higher education? If you’re like most people, the first word you thought of was probably “professor.” In reality, higher education encompasses a wide range of occupations, including student development, admissions, career development services, intercollegiate athletics, ministry programs, and other areas of college administration. Master’s of Higher Education student Lauren Lane shares her story. Read More

Posted By: Jessica Turner - 7/19/16 10:00 AM

 

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