Kim Austin

Director

Kim Austin

The director of the Mays Business School Career Management Center, Kim Austin has more than 13 years of experience leading university and business school career services.  Prior to joining Texas A&M, she led career centers for the SMU Cox School of Business as executive director for the MBA, MS and BBA career centers and at Brigham Young University’s Hawaii campus and directed a global employment initiative for students from Asia and the Pacific Rim countries. She is certified as a Job and Career Transition coach and is trained to administer and interpret the MBTI and Strong Interest Inventory assessment tools.

Kim has more than 20 years of experience as a marketing strategist in the health care industry, government sector and the apparel industry.  She spent 12 years working in Asia, including five living and working in China.

Austin holds a M.Ed.in cooperative business education and a BBA in marketing from the University of North Texas. In addition, she is a graduate of the Executive Program in Health Care Administration at The Ohio State University. She is actively involved in the MBA Career Services and Employer Alliance (MBA CSEA), the National Association of Colleges and Employers (NACE) and the Society for Human Resources Management (SHRM). She has served in a wide variety of leadership roles in both professional and community organizations. She is currently serving on the board of directors for the National Association of Women MBAs.  In her spare time, Kim enjoys international travel and family history research.