Jake Livengood, Director
Jake started as director in April 2013. He has worked in collegiate career services since 2005 as a coordinator, assistant director, and instructor of career classes and supervisor of practicum experiences. He was previously assistant director of undergraduate career services with the Boston University School of Management, career coordinator with the University of Nevada, Las Vegas Harrah Hotel College, and an assistant director at the Loyola University Chicago Career Development Center. Jake has also taught career planning and counseling classes at the BU School of Management, Loyola University Chicago, Argosy University, and Nevada State College. Prior to working in career services, Jake supervised a crisis services hotline for three years where he was a trainer and recruiter in the non-profit and healthcare sector. Jake completed his Ph.D. in Higher Education Leadership from the University of Nevada, Las Vegas in December 2012. His dissertation research was, "The Leadership Orientatio
Dawn Ross, Internship Coordinator
Dawn works to develop internship opportunities with local businesses and organizations and will support students, faculty, and administration in arranging internship experiences. She has over 10 years experience in higher education and has been at Framingham State University since November 2002. Prior to joining the University, she proudly served in the U.S. Navy. Dawn graduated with her Bachelor of Arts from FSU and is currently working towards a Master of Arts in Human Resources at FSU.
Contracted Part-time Staff
Ellen Price, Career Counselor
Ellen Price has 10 years experience in Career Services and has been at Framingham State University since 2008. Her varied background includes several years in both government and human resources, before she discovered her passion for helping students answer the question “What do I want to do with my life?” Ellen also enjoys helping students focus their job search using the tools of research, networking, resumes, and interviewing skills to land their dream job. Ellen has a Bachelor’s Degree in Politics from Washington and Lee University and a Master’s Degree in Counseling from Sam Houston State University.
Sarah Falber, Career Counselor
Sarah Falber has been with Framingham State University since 2010. Having worked as an attorney for several years, she successfully underwent her own career self evaluation process and made the professional change to Career Counseling. She spends much of her time creating new relationships with employers and preparing for the numerous career events taking place throughout the academic school year. Her favorite part of her job is helping students with their resumes, cover letters, interview skills, networking opportunities and advising them with their general job search strategies. Sarah received her Law Degree from Boston College and her Bachelor's Degree from Amherst College.