Jessica L. Ayub, LPC, is Adjunct Term Faculty in Psychology for the Concordia University, St. Paul School of Continuing Studies. An instructor at CSP since 2012, Ayub has taught on-campus classes to traditional undergraduate (career exploration and assesment) and international students. In 2014 she began teaching online undergraduate psychology degree-completion courses.
Since 2007 Ayub has been involved in Corporate HR at Fairview Health Services in the Talent Acquisition group for 22,000 employees, providing case management, advising and counseling services in various settings for county, state and federal programs. From 2010 to 2013 she was a Career Advisor for a $4.2 Million Healthcare Grant awarded by the U.S. Department of Labor with four institutions (Pine Technical College, Lake Superior College, Anoka-Ramsey Community College, and Bemidji State University) while in an office on-site at two of these campuses in the Minnesota State Colleges and Universities (MnSCU) system.
Ayub also works as a Career Services Counselor and Faculty for career courses at Minnesota School of Business (MSB), which has a partnership for MSB students and alumni to transfer credits to attend Concordia. She is also serving from 2014-2017 as a Member of the Board of Trustees for the Minnesota Career Development Association (MCDA), a local chapter of the National Career Development Association (NCDA) which is a division of the American Counseling Association (ACA).
ACADEMIC / PROFESSIONAL CREDENTIALS
- M.A., Counseling Psychology; Bethel University (2013)
- Post-Secondary Teaching Certificate, Graduate Communication Studies; Bethel University (2012)
- B.A., Human Resources Management; Bethel University (2009)
- Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC) designation with the Minnesota Board of Behavioral Health & Therapy (BBHT)
- National Clinical Mental Health Counseling Exam (NCMHCE) - PASSED
Community and Multicultural Counseling Academic Focus: Explore Complexities of Race, Ethnicity, Social Class, National Origin, Religion, Gender, Age, Disability, and related aspects of identities in Personal, Social, Academic Development, and Mental Health areas
“During my two years at Concordia University, I have been passionately concerned to nurture personal growth as students accomplish their goals for success. From time spent in Career Services, to teaching with International Students, to teaching Undergrad Psychology Online, I have built strong relationships with students and created engaging learning experiences. Not only is it a joy, but I am grateful to play a part in their seeking hoped for accomplishments.”