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Loyola University Chicago

School of Continuing and Professional Studies

Faculty and Staff

Jan Shurtz

Title/s: Faculty

Office #: Lewis Towers 401

Phone: 312.915.6501

E-mail: janshurtz@gmail.com


Jan has over 10 years’ experience as a Career Coach. After solid self-assessment, Jan coaches candidates to proactively focus and target the industries and companies that are their best fit, followed by strategically networking into a new position. A trainer for many years, Jan facilitates Interviewing and LinkedIn workshops .

Jan holds a Master’s Degree in Education from the University of Illinois, and a Bachelor’s degree in French from the same university.  She has taught business courses as an adjunct professor over the past 20 years for three Chicago universities: Loyola, Northwestern and DePaul Universities. A consultant before joining Kensington International, a career transition company, she has delivered change management projects, teambuilding, and leadership development for large, small and family owned companies in a variety of sectors including retail, telecommunications, insurance, publishing, and information technology. An entrepreneur at heart, she has partnered in launching new businesses in the fitness, real estate and property management industries.


School of Continuing and Professional Studies · 820 North Michigan Avenue, Lewis Towers 401, Chicago, IL 60611 · 312.915.6501

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