Edel Jesse, MBA

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Edel Jesse, MBA

Director of Communications and Community Relations

  • Staff


Jesse previously served Miami University for almost two years as Manager of Corporate Training, where she established corporate partnerships and training programs with Fortune 500 companies and developed opportunities for graduate students to gain technical experience in extended internships. She also served Sinclair Community College's Workforce Development division for more than 11-years in multiple roles, including Manager of the Learning Center, Partner Relationship Manager and Corporate Training Manager, where she was responsible for leadership of the SkillsMax and SkillsLink programs and approximately 10 full- and part-time staff and students. She was selected as one of seven SkillsMAX team leaders in the state of Ohio to consult with administrators from 270 community colleges, university branch campuses, and technical colleges on conducting assessments and providing workforce solutions to corporations in Ohio. Prior to this position, she spent three years as a Sales and Marketing Coordinator for McCauley Propeller Systems, a Division of Cessna Aircraft Company and three years as a Sales Administrator for the Victor Company of Japan (JVC) in Ireland.


  • Elrod, L., Fogle-Young, E., Franco, S., Jesse, E., Kondritz, B., McGrew, H., McMillen, C., & Trunk, D. (2014). Students Who Serve: A Study of Undergraduate Students' Experiences in Community Services. eCommons.
  • Fogle, E. M., Franco, S. D., Jesse, E. M., Kondritz, B., Maxam, L., Much-McGrew, H., McMillen, C., Ridenour, C., & Trunk, D. J. (2017). Served Through Service: Undergraduate Students’ Experiences in Community Engaged Learning at a Catholic and Marianist University. Journal of Catholic Education, 20(2), 126-153. http://dx.doi.org/10.15365/joce.2002062017
  • Jesse, E. M. (2015, August). Reflective teaching. [Review of the book, Critical Perspectives on Service-Learning in Higher Education, by Susan J. Deeley]. Journal of Teaching Theology & Religion, 18(4). 
  • Jesse, E. M., & McMillen, C. L. (2015). Integrating Institutional Mission into Faculty Work. eCommons.


  • Ph.D. Candidate, Educational Leadership, University of Dayton
  • M.B.A., Management, Innovation and Change, Wright State University
  • B.S., in Management, Park University


  • Psychometric Assessment: Occupational Personality Questionnaire (OPQ) 32 and Ability Assessment
  • Testing in the Workplace
  • Lominger Interview Architect
  • Lominger Leadership Architect
  • DDI Targeted Selection
  • Master's Certificate in University of Dayton's Emerging Leader Program 


  • Association of Training and Development
  • ACPA-College Student Educators International
  • NASPA Student Affairs Administrators in Higher Education


  • Using MOOCs to enhance the learning environment
  • Distance and asynchronous learning
  • Higher education finance reform and new revenue streams