Jason C Eckert

Director of Career Services



Ph.D., Educational Leadership, University of Dayton (in progress)

M.S., Counseling and Student Personnel, Oklahoma State University

B.A., Communication and Theological Studies, Saint Louis University

Professional Experience

Jason has served as the Director of Career Services at the University of Dayton since 2008. He came to UD from Marquette University, where he worked for nine years including five years in Career Services. Jason also has a background in Residence Life, having worked for six years as a Residence Hall Director.

Career Interests and Organizational Involvement

Jason enjoys advising students on career issues and connecting with employers and student organizations.  He is a member of the National Association of Colleges and Employers and the Midwest Association of Colleges and Employers. Jason currently serves on the NACE First Destination Survey Task Force and recently completed a two-year term on the Midwest ACE Executive Board.  He is also a member of the Midwest ACE Experiential Education Committee, and was the Professional Development Committee Chair from 2008-2009. Jason was the co-chair for the 2007 Trends in Recruiting Conference and was awarded the 2007 Midwest ACE President’s Award and the 2008 Wisconsin ACE Outstanding Service Award.  He currently serves as a member of the UpDayton Community Advisory Council.
Jason has a passion for social media and assisting job seekers with the use of LinkedIn and Twitter.  Feel free to contact him if you need a presentation or guest speaker for an upcoming meeting or function.

Personal History and Interests

Jason is originally from St. Louis, MO and lives in Springboro, OH with his wife and three children.  He enjoys baseball, tennis, politics, Netflix, Apple/iOS products, and technology in general.