Faculty & Staff

Ms. Valarie Jacobsen

Ms. Valarie Jacobsen

Assistant Director , Career Development Office

Advisor , Dance Team

ML 1161
530 Conaton Learning Commons

Phone: (513) 745-4912

Fax: (513) 745-3523

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  • M.S. in Student Affairs Administration - Indiana State University
  • B.S. in Science Education, Minor: Dance - Indiana State University

Awards, Honors, & Certifications:

  • Frances Williams Award, Vigo County Mental Health Association - 2004
  • Myers-Briggs Type Indicator Certification - 2008
  • Strong Interest Inventory Certification - 2012

First Year at Xavier University:



Valarie Jacobsen coaches students on major/career selection and provide internship/job search assistance including resume/cover letter development, interview prep, and job/internship search strategies. Valarie also chairs the committee of five area colleges/universities that plan the annual Southwest Ohio/Northern Kentucky Education Career Fair and plans a variety of programs including the Professional Networking & Etiquette Dinner, employer panels, and other career development workshops.  

This is her fifth year as advisor of the Xavier University Dance Team.

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