Jennifer Riano Goez

Jennifer Goez, Senior Director of Faculty Recruitment and Communication Strategy, oversees part-time faculty recruitment across all of our MS degree programs and non-degree programs at SPS. In this role, Jennifer serves as a senior member of the Faculty Affairs team, working closely with Academic Directors and program teams to identify experts to teach specific courses through the development of robust recruitment strategies. She also oversees faculty communication strategies to raise the visibility and accomplishments of faculty across the school through partnerships with marketing, programs, and other key stakeholders.  

Jennifer comes to us from Columbia Business School Executive Education where she worked as the Director of Learning Solutions since 2015. In that role, she was responsible for ensuring the overall success of the Advanced Management Program and Women in Leadership Program, including admissions, business development, marketing, communications, and curriculum development in collaboration with faculty and industry leaders.

Before joining Columbia Business School, Jennifer worked as a certified HR professional for law firms including globally prominent Brobeck, Phleger and Harrison, LLP in San Francisco. After earning an MBA with honors, she transitioned from corporate law to academia, where she developed expertise in program development, enrollment strategies, and alumni engagement. She has also taught as an adjunct instructor for both undergraduate and graduate students, including courses such as human resource management and organizational and consumer behavior. Currently, Jennifer is pursuing a doctoral degree in adult learning and education at Teachers College Columbia University with a focus on activating the perceived effectiveness of leadership development programs, critical reflection, and the learning transfer system inventory. Past research includes Bridging Theory to Practice Model (2018) and Developing Authenticity in Women’s Leadership Development (2017). She has also presented at the Academy of Human Resources Development Conference (February 2018) and the International Conference for Leadership (October 2018).