Career Development Center Staff

Sara Muzzy

SARA MUZZY
Interim Executive Director

(316) 978-6986

sara.muzzy@wichita.edu

Oversees all staff, budget, operations, resource allocation, programs, services, internships/cooperative education and staff development.

Credentials:
Cooperative Education & Internship Association - Vice President Region Six
Career Leadership Collective Member
National Student Employment Association Member

Brian Austin

BRIAN AUSTIN
Assistant Director – Employer Relations

(316) 978-6983

brian.austin@wichita.edu

Leads in developing and maintaining relations with employers for the purpose of meeting their recruitment needs.

Credentials:
Kansas Association of Colleges and Employers Technology Chair

Southern Association of Colleges and Employers Member
Career Leadership Collective Member

Margarita Baez

MARGARITA BAEZ
Career Specialist – College of Applied Studies & College of Health Professions

(316) 978-6987

margarita.baez@wichita.edu

Serves as the contact for all Applied Studies and Health Professions students seeking co-op/internships, full-time career employment, career advising or grad school assistance.

Credentials:
National Career Development Association - Certified Career Service Provider

Former Collegiate Athlete
Career Leadership Collective Member

Mark Bengtson

MARK BENGTSON
Assistant DirectorApplied Learning & Career Exploration
and
Career Specialist – College of Engineering

(316) 978-6984

mark.bengtson@wichita.edu

Serves as the contact for all Engineering students seeking
co-op/internships, full-time career employment, career advising or grad school assistance.

Credentials:
Career Leadership Collective Member

Former Collegiate Athlete

Kiley Burris

KILEY BURRIS
Student Engagement Manager
(316) 978-3908

kiley.burris@wichita.edu

Cultivates student engagement between current and potential WSU students. Manages department web pages and engages students through electronic, social media and print marketing.

Credentials:
Career Leadership Collective Member

Master of Innovation Design Student

Megan Dugger

MEGAN DUGGER
On-Campus Recruitment and Database Manager
(316) 978-6132

megan.dugger@wichita.edu

Assists in developing and maintaining relations with employers by maintaining the employment database, scheduling employer information tables and managing on-campus interviews.

Credentials:
Career Leadership Collective Member

Lori Godderz

LORI GODDERZ
Employer Event Manager
(316) 978-6568

lori.godderz@wichita.edu

Assists in developing and maintaining relations with employers by scheduling, planning and implementing employer-focused career events.

Credentials:
Career Leadership Collective Member

Alma Hidalgo-Blankinship

ALMA HIDALGO-BLANKINSHIP
Career Specialist - Barton School of Business
(316) 978-3544

alma.hidalgo@wichita.edu

Serves as the contact for all Business students seeking co-op/internships, full-time career employment, career advising or grad school assistance.

Credentials:
M.S.E. in Higher Education - Student Affairs

Kim Kufahl

KIM KUFAHL
Assistant Director – Student Engagement and Branding
(316) 978-6981

kim.kufahl@wichita.edu

Oversees communications strategy, develops branding and creates messaging to promote the Career Development Center to students, employers and the University community.

Credentials:
Career Leadership Collective Member

PRSA Kansas President Elect
Citizen of the Chickasaw Nation
NACE Member

Jill Pletcher

JILL PLETCHER
Director – Strategic Campus Partnerships and Educational Programs
and Career Counselor

(316) 978-6830

jill.pletcher@wichita.edu

Develops and implements specialized programming, including seminars and workshops. Serves as liaison to all student affairs offices. Counsels students in major exploration/career counseling.

Credentials:
Kansas Association of Colleges and Employers Member
Strengths Quest Administrator
Counselor Extraordinaire
Strong Interest Inventory Administrator
Career Leadership Collective Member

Teri Robertson

TERI ROBERTSON
Office Manager
(316) 978-6131

teri.robertson@wichita.edu

Performs administrative duties for senior management team. Provides assistance to the interim executive director. Serves as budget manager. Completes all HR documentation and travel requests.

Credentials:
Midwest Association of Student Employment Administrators Member
Career Leadership Collective Member

Sarah Rupp

SARAH RUPP
Resource Manager
(316) 978-6144

sarah.rupp@wichita.edu

Works with career specialists to keep clear tracking of students, reports and Handshake records.

Credentials:
Young Professionals of Wichita Member

Career Leadership Collective Member
Midwest Association of Student Employment Administrators Member
Master of Education - Higher Education Counseling Student

Maggie Slack

MAGGIE SLACK
Career Specialist – Fairmount College of Liberal Arts and Sciences & College of Fine Arts
and Career Counselor
(316) 978-6567

maggie.slack@wichita.edu

Serves as the contact for all LAS and Fine Arts students seeking co-op/internships, full-time career employment, career advising or grad school assistance. Counsels students in major exploration/career counseling.

Credentials:
Young Professionals of Wichita College Connection Team

Certified Strong Interest Professional
National Career Development Association Member
Career Leadership Collective Member
Cooperative Education & Internship Association Member

Master of Education - Higher Education Counseling Student

Connie Slaughter

CONNIE SLAUGHTER
Administrative Assistant
(316) 978-3688

connie.slaughter@wichita.edu

Performs administrative and office support duties. Receives and directs visitors, as well as provides assistance to the office manager.

Credentials:
Career Leadership Collective Member