Kathryn Jackson, MEd
Title/s: Assistant Director/Student Employment Manager
Office #: Sullivan 255
Kathryn Jackson joined Loyola University Chicago in 2009 and worked in the Quninlan School of Business and Loyola's Center for Experiential Learning proior to joining the CDC in 2013. In her current role as assistant director of Student Employment, where she manages the Student Employment and Community Work-Study programs, she coaches students and managers, markets work opportunieis, and works to build relationships with employers and community organizations around the Rogers' Park, Water Tower, and Maywood campuses. Kathryn has developed and taught internship courses as well as co-managed the ISBE Internship Grant while at Loyola Chicago. When not in her office, Kathryn presents, writes, and speaks on various career topics; reviews career text book proposals; and is a professional mentor in DePaul's School for New Learning. Her background includes almost 20 years in student services adminstration, non-profit adminstration, small business adminstration and freelance writing. Prior to Loyola, she held positions at Joliet Junior College, DePaul University, The United Way of Chicago and the University of Illinois at Chicago. Ms. Jackson has a bachelors degree from the University of Illinois at Chicago and a master's degree in counseling from DePaul University. For fun she volunteers with Chicago Public Schools, conducts geneological research, and rescues Siberian Huskies.