Project Coordinator and Business Outreach Specialist
||312 Dolgen Hall
||Phone: (314) 369-6292
||Fax: (607) 255-2763
||Ithaca, NY 14853
Kathleen joined Cornell University’s Employment and Disability Institute (EDI) in April 2010, in a dual role as Project Coordinator of the Research and Technical Assistance Center on Vocational Rehabilitation Program Management and Business Outreach Specialist for the National Technical Assistance, Policy, and Research Center for Employers on the Employment of People with Disabilities.
Kathleen's prior experience includes more than fifteen years in job placement and business outreach. She has extensive work experience in providing technical assistance to national and regional employers in the areas of accommodations, accessibility and adaptive technology, recruitment, and retention. Kathleen has numerous years of executive management experience including federal employment grants funded through the Department of Labor, Rehabilitation Services Administration, and the Social Security Administration. Other areas of experience include human resources, grant proposal writing, research, and program evaluation.
Her primary interests center on organizational culture and strategic human resources management of diversified workplaces that are inclusive of people with disabilities and veterans with disabilities. She is active in working with veterans in her community through the American Legion Auxiliary Post 422.
- M.S. - Rehabilitation Institute, Southern Illinois University, Rehabilitation Administration
- B.A. - Southern Illinois University, Psychology