Fletcher Promoted to Director of Career Development at Park University

Monday, May 23, 2016

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Leah FletcherPark University’s Office of University Relations and Development has announced the promotion of Leah Fletcher to the position of director of career development. Fletcher, who previously served the University as assistant director of career development and as a career counselor since August 2013, began her new duties today.

As director of career development, Fletcher oversees the University’s Career Development Center which provides career services to Park alumni and its students at the University’s 40 campuses across the country. She is responsible for developing initiatives to enhance the quality and quantity of companies, agencies and organizations that recruit and employ the University’s alumni and students.

“Leah is the right person to lead the Career Development Center in a proactive, strategic direction,” said Erik Bergrud, associate vice president for alumni, constituent and employer relations. “Her enthusiasm and passion for helping Park students will set the right tone for the next phase in the Center’s evolution.”

Prior to joining Park University, Fletcher served as a wellness educator at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln’s University Health Center for one year (2012-13) and as assistant to the executive director for Habitat for Humanity in Glenwood Springs, Colo., for one year (2011-12).

Fletcher earned a Bachelor of Science degree in psychology from Northwest Missouri State University and a Master of Education degree in higher education administration from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln. Fletcher currently serves as president of the Consortium of Small Metropolitan Missouri Colleges.