DOWNERS GROVE, Ill., December 17, 2015 - DeVry University today announced the appointment of Joe Mozden as vice president of workforce solutions. In this new role, Mozden will identify how the university can best prepare its graduates for today’s most pressing workforce challenges. In addition, Mozden will be responsible for developing a portfolio of services that will help the university’s employer partners improve their teams’ performance through employee engagement, staff development and talent acquisition.
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“Our workforce solutions team was created to foster synergy between DeVry University and employers so we can make sure that our students are prepared with the skills employers need,” said Robert Paul, president of DeVry University. “Joe’s track record of organizational leadership, operations management and partnership development makes him the ideal leader for this initiative. His expertise will strengthen the collaboration among the university, our communities and our national and regional employer partners.”
Mozden was most recently executive vice president, chief operating officer and senior vice president of strategic accounts at the Allant Group, where he built and managed business processes to improve the company’s efficiency and productivity. He also established Allant’s strategic account management practice, which was recognized as an industry-leading program. He has served as a sales and management consultant for Lighthouse Consulting, senior vice president of sales and marketing at Commonwealth Telephone Enterprise and vice president of sales and general manager at LSSiDATA.
“When collaboration among students, educators and employers is enhanced, everyone wins,” said Mozden. “Students are prepared with the knowledge and skills employers seek, and employers are introduced to candidates who meet their business needs. DeVry University is uniquely positioned to align its education and services closely with the needs of employers, which ultimately benefits our students and our employer partners.”
Mozden earned his bachelor’s degree in electrical engineering from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute and his Master of Business Administration in finance and international business with distinction from New York University’s Leonard N. Stern School of Business.
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About DeVry University
DeVry University’s mission is to foster student learning through high-quality, career-oriented education integrating technology, business, science and the arts. Founded in 1931, the university offers undergraduate and graduate degree programs onsite and online covering 34 different career fields within its five distinguished colleges of study: Business & Management, Engineering & Information Sciences, Health Sciences, Liberal Arts & Sciences, and Media Arts & Technology. The university is accredited by The Higher Learning Commission (HLC, www.hlcommission.org). Its highly credentialed faculty members have experience in the fields that they teach, providing real-world experiences designed to prepare students for in-demand careers.
With locations across the U.S., DeVry University is one of the largest private-sector universities in North America. The university is a part of DeVry Education Group (NYSE: DV), a global provider of educational services.