Vinessa, Assistant Director of Career Services, has over 13 years’ experience in recruiting, staffing, customer service, marketing, training, and human resources. Among her many responsibilities, she excels in networking with on-campus employers as well as local and national business owners and alumni to link them with SHSU students and alumni seeking internships, part-time, temporary and full-time career opportunities. Her collaborations with other campus departments to promote student employment and work-study opportunities are a current focus as the department is working to streamline the process through JOBS for KATS.
Vinessa earned her Bachelor of Arts in Communication from Stephen F. Austin State University and is a graduate of the National Association of Colleges and Employers Management Leadership Institute. She is currently a Huntsville Chamber of Commerce Ambassador and active member of several professional organizations including the National Association of Colleges and Employers, Southern Association of Colleges and Employers, and serves as the immediate past-president of the Houston Area Consortium of Career Centers.