In addition to our students and alumni, our employees are some of Columbia College’s biggest and best assets. Below is the list of the employees who joined the college or transitioned positions within the last month. Welcome to the new employees and congratulations to those who changed roles!

Come work at Columbia College! For a complete list of employment opportunities currently available, visit ccis.edu/jobs.

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New Associates

  • Aalisha Robinson started as Custodian in Physical Plant on June 6, 2022.
  • J Robert Streit started as Director of the college’s Fort Leonard Wood, Missouri, location on June 6, 2022.
  • Jeneva Pace started as Director of Strategic Partnerships in Enrollment & Marketing on June 13, 2022.
  • Shelda Sternberg started as Regional Military Recruitment Specialist in Admissions on June 13, 2022.
  • Brennan Cape started as Head Men’s & Women’s Cross Country and Track & Field Coach in Athletics on June 21, 2022.
  • Jennifer Grant started as Program Coordinator of the college’s Grissom ARB, Indiana, location on June 21, 2022.
  • Angela Jones started as Part-Time Administrative Assistant in Nursing Program on June 21, 2022.
  • Rachel Doran started as Records Coordinator (Hybrid Work Options) in Office of the Registrar on June 27, 2022.
  • Naomi Valentin started as CRM Administrator (Remote) in Marketing on June 27, 2022.
  • Jennifer Jewell started as Dean of the School of Humanities, Arts and Social Sciences on July 1, 2022.
  • Adam Backes will start as General Maintenance Worker in Physical Plant on July 5, 2022.
  • Nathan Davis will start as Sports Information Coordinator & Game Day Operations Manager in Athletics on July 5, 2022.
  • Matthew Livengood will start as Director of Instructional Design (Hybrid Work Options) in Online Education on July 5, 2022.
  • James Price will start as Director of the college’s Salt Lake, Utah, location on July 5, 2022.
  • Patrick Remis will start as Part-Time Clinical Instructor in Nursing Program on July 5, 2022.
  • Brittni Westaby will start as Academic Advisor I at the college’s Crystal Lake, Illinois, location on July 5, 2022.
  • Kyle Wichern will start as Enrollment Specialist I in Enrollment Service Center on July 5, 2022.
  • Marcus Williams will start as Academic Advisor at the college’s St. Louis, Missouri, location on July 5, 2022.
  • Jimmy Gomez will start as Location Support Assistant at the college’s Fort Leonard Wood, Missouri, location on July 11, 2022.
  • John “Chris” McCurley will start as Academic Advisor at the college’s Waynesville, Missouri, location on July 11, 2022.
  • George Guba will start as Instructional Designer (Remote Work Options) in Online Education on July 18, 2022.
  • Ernest Jones will start as Campus Safety Officer in Safety on July 18, 2022.
  • Reza Alaeddini will start as Visiting Assistant Professor, Forensic Science in Academic Affairs on August 1, 2022.
  • Jordan Chavis will start as Assistant Women’s Basketball Coach (9 months) in Athletics on August 1, 2022.
  • Brittany Hagenhoff will start as Assistant Professor, Chemistry in Academic Affairs on August 1, 2022.
  • Kristen Neeley will start as Director of Transfer Services in Admissions on August 1, 2022.
  • Terryonna Nunnelly will start as TRiO SSS (Student Support Services) Advisor in Student Affairs on August 1, 2022.
  • Bradley “Brad” Scharf will start as Assistant Professor, Biology in Academic Affairs on August 1, 2022.
  • Sarah Shawver will start as Assistant Professor, Biology in Academic Affairs on August 1, 2022.

Employee Transitions

  • Tristan Applegarth transitioned from Records Coordinator to Records Coordinator II on June 6, 2022.
  • Cecelia Davis transitioned from Records Coordinator to Records Coordinator I on June 6, 2022.
  • Grace Fear transitioned from Records Coordinator to Records Coordinator I on June 6, 2022.
  • Melanie Taylor transitioned from Records Coordinator to Records Coordinator II on June 6, 2022.
  • Irennasha Richmond transitioned from Academic Advisor at the college’s Fort Worth, Texas, location to the Evening Program on June 21, 2022.
  • Miriam Carlos will transition from Academic Operations Specialist to Academic Operations Specialist II with Online Education on July 4, 2022.
  • Dru Duemmel will transition from Instructional Designer to Senior Instructional Designer with Online Education on July 4, 2022.
  • Allison Ehret will transition from Academic Operations Specialist to Academic Operations Specialist II with Online Education on July 4, 2022.
  • Lisa Ford-Brown will transition from Associate Professor to Special Projects Coordinator Assessment & Accreditation with Academic Affairs on July 4, 2022.
  • Molly Sartorius will transition from Mental Health Counselor to Clinical Director for Counseling Services on July 4, 2022.
  • Carol Smith will transition from Team Lead-Admissions Contact Center to Assistant Director of Enrollment Service Center on July 4, 2022.
  • Michelle Tharenos will transition from Coordinator of Student Involvement and Traditions to Senior Coordinator for Campus Life on July 4, 2022.
  • Shana Luebbering will transition from PT Clinical instructor to Sr Clinical Instructor on August 15, 2022.