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The Schools of Nursing and Pharmacy operate on both the Oxford and Jackson campuses. The Schools of Dentistry, Health Related Professionals and Medicine, and the Health Sciences Graduate School, are based in Jackson only. (Additional healthcare programs are available through the School of Applied Sciences on the Oxford campus.) Other than these exceptions, the schools above are on the Oxford campus.

Employee Profile

AMANDA L WALKER

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CAREER CENTER
RECRUITING COORDINATOR
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303E MARTINDALE
UNIVERSITY, MS 38677
(662) 915-7174
Joined UM: 08/22/2005

Areas of Expertise

  • HIGHER EDUCATION - STUDENT SERVICES

Brief Bio

Amanda is entering into her sixth year with Career Center as Recruiting Coordinator and her ninth year with The University. In her current role she is responsible for website and social media management. She coordinates the Internship program and oversees the Internship Fair, arranges public relations events for employers including: luncheons, information sessions and classroom presentations; maintains and updates a computerized recruiting database, and develops marketing plans to encourage new and existing employer participation and assists in developing and implementing revenue-generating programs. Amanda also serves as the liaison to the School of Accountancy, Risk Management and Insurance, and Military Science programs and advises students within the programs on career planning and job search strategies. Amanda is currently serving as Staff Council Past President for 2013-14. Amanda received a Bachelors of Arts in Political Science and a Master’s of Arts in Higher Education from The University of Mississippi. Amanda is pursuing her Ed.D in Higher Education at Delta State University and recently became ABD standing in her studies.

Degrees

BA
POLITICAL SCIENCE
UNIVERSITY OF MISSISSIPPI/ UNIVERSITY MISSISSIPPI (2001)
MA
HIGHER EDUCATION
THE UNIVERSITY OF MISSISSIPPI/ UNIVERSITY, MISSISSIPPI (2010)

Committee Memberships

University Standing Committee
University Standing Committee