Carolyn D. Jones has an extensive professional background as the Executive Director of the Center for Career Services and Experiential Education and the Assistant Dean of the Graduate School at Montclair State University. She was responsible for career development and experiential education programs and services. Her duties included providing career counseling, strategic and operational planning, developing team building strategies, fiscal management, building university partnerships, curriculum development, marketing and fund raising. Throughout her career, she has had the responsibility for providing comprehensive career and academic support services in higher education.
As the President/CEO of CDJ Consulting, LLC, Carolyn provides career development as an expert in executive coaching and leadership and resource development. She provides services that assist individual clients in determining the importance of various professional issues, challenges and concerns specifically pertaining to professional responsibilities and the impact on the organization. The development of team building strategies for managers enable them to more effectively and efficiently monitor norms and build consensus to foster teamwork.
Mrs. Jones has a Master’s degree in Educational Psychology. She also has certifications to administer the MBTI and the Strong Interest Inventory and she has a Global Career Development Facilitator Certificate.
Carolyn served as the 2016-2017 and 2017-2018 President of the Florida Career Development Association (FCDA). She is currently the President-Elect of the Florida Counseling Association.
Carolyn has also served as chair and co-chair of the NCDA Ethics Committee and as a member of the NCDA Awards Committee for several years. Carolyn was co-chair of the Ethics Committee in 2015 during the revision of the Code of Ethics.