Kathy Christy, Director
Kathy Christy is the Director of Career Employment Services. She holds a Master of Science in Administrative Studies and a Bachelor of Arts in Foreign Language (French) from Missouri State University. Kathy joined the career services department in 2001 after coordinating a regional and federal school-to-work grant at Ozarks Technical Community College over a five-year implementation period.
Besides administrative responsibilities, Kathy teaches a career course, conducts classroom presentations, and assists students and alumni with job search skills and strategies. She also works with local business and industry to develop employment and internship opportunities with employers and serves as a liaison between Career Employment Services, employers who hire OTC students and graduates, and OTC instructors.
Professional Associations and Organizations:
Midwest Association for Colleges and Employers (Midwest ACE)
National Association of Colleges and Employers (NACE)
Association for Career and Technical Education (ACTE)
Missouri Association for Career and Technical Education (MoACTE)
Missouri Association for Career Services (MACS)
Missouri Community College Association (MCCA)
Leadership Springfield Board Member and Past President