Jennifer Scott Mobley is an award-winning educator, researcher, and career strategist. She is committed to helping people build fulfilling career journeys and thriving organizations. Informed by 12+ years of progressive experience as a higher education leader and organizational communication scholar, she creates a compelling case for building and scaling strengths-based approaches to career and organizational development along with empowering individuals at all levels to discover their talents and be a driving force in creating positive organizational change.
Jennifer’s teaching, research, and consulting focus on the nexus between higher education and talent development, and she is a Gallup-Certified Strengths Coach. Over the years, she has helped hundreds of high-achieving millennials and Generation Zers discover and make the most of their natural talents. Her approach has been shaped by her career pivots, ranging from a project manager for a National Endowment for the Humanities center to an associate director of a career services office. Currently, she is an assistant dean of service learning and director of a program development grant from the Network of Vocation in Undergraduate Education (NetVUE).
Jennifer is passionate about equipping people with the mindsets and the skill sets needed to find meaningful work and to lead holistic lives. Her work on career and civic readiness has been published in the Journal of Applied Communication Research, Christian Higher Education, Appreciative Inquiry Practitioner, and Communication Studies, among others. She serves on the editorial board of Management Communication Quarterly, Partnerships: A Journal of Service-Learning and Community Engagement, and the International Journal of Business Communicationand on a special task force for the National Association of Colleges & Employers.