Jeannie Liakaris serves as the assistant dean of the NYU Wasserman Center for Career Development at the NYU School of Professional Studies. She joined NYU in January 2012, and hired a dynamic team to launch the new Center—a partnership between the NYU Wasserman Center for Career Development and the NYU School of Professional Studies. She oversees the long-term strategy for the Center, while continuing to meet with students as well as to work closely with employers, connecting them to NYU talent.
Prior to joining NYU, Jeannie had worked at both public and private universities, managing career counseling teams and employer relations at the MBA, graduate, and undergraduate levels, as well as working with Women for Hire as a national career coach for experienced professionals. Previous to that, she worked in brand management, and she also grew up gaining experience in a family business.
She has been featured, as an expert in career management, across a variety of media outlets and in publications, including Fox Business and Women for Hire magazine. She also has appeared on the cable show The Job Hunt. In addition, she has served as a speaker and a panelist at numerous events including the Women in Leadership Conference at St. John's University and the WCBS 880AM Working Women's Breakfast, Big Career in the Big City. She is on the advisory boards of NY Creative Interns and America's Amazing Teen Project.
Jeannie earned a BS in marketing from New York Institute of Technology and an MBA from Hofstra University. She is an avid kick boxer, with a blue belt in Choy Lay Fut Kung Fu, and loves to spend time with her family.