Mrs. Ramirez is the Director of Career Services and Co-Director of the Center for Experiential Learning and Career Success. She has over 15 years of experience in career development and nonprofits with strong skills in strategic planning, leadership, project management, employer relations, workshop development and career advising. Prior to stepping into the Director and Co-Director roles, Katie stared her journey at Trinity as the Assistant Director of Coaching and Advising before serving as the Associate Director of Career Services. Mrs. Ramirez holds a Master's degree in Nonprofit Management and a Bachelor's degree in Art and is certified in both the Myers-Briggs Type Indicator and Strong Interest Inventory assessments. Katie's experience includes extensive career advising and programming, with a strong emphasis on first-year and undeclared students. Prior to joining the Trinity team, Katie worked in Career Services at the University of the Incarnate Word as the Coordinator of Professional Development and Assistant Director as well as in the private sector in the nonprofit industry.
Katie is a past President and President-Elect of the San Antonio Colleges and Universities Career Centers Association (SACUCCA) during which time she led the effort to better connect Texas-wide career consortia, an effort she continues to lead today.
Areas of Responsibility
Strategic planning and visioning for both Career Services and CELCS
Oversee and evaluate all operations and strategic initiatives
Develop and maintain partnerships with employers, alumni, parents, and other external audiences
Provide support and direction to staff members
Analyze and report on monthly and annual data
Plan and manage annual operating budget
Represent Trinity and CELCS locally, regionally, and nationally
SACUCCA, member (President-Elect for 2017, 2018 President)
Ramirez, K. & Rimes-Boyd, L. “Reinvent…Revive…or Remove?” Southern Association of Colleges and Employers Conference. Atlanta, Georgia, December 2018.
Ramirez, K. “Power of Visuals: Piktochart as a Career Services Tool.” Career Services Technology Meeting. New York, New York, January 2018.
Ramirez, K. “Slack: Simplifying Communication.” Career Services Technology Meeting. New York, New York, January 2018.
Southern Association of Colleges and Employers (SoACE) Professional Development Award, April 2019
Member, TSEC University Service Committee, 2018-present
Member, TSEC Social Committee, 2018-present
Member, Trinity Staff Engagement Council (TSEC), 2018-present
Website Administrator, San Antonio Colleges & Universities Career Centers Association, 2018-present
Founder, Texas Career Centers Network, 2017-present
President, San Antonio Colleges & Universities Career Centers Association, 2018
President-Elect, San Antonio Colleges & Universities Career Centers Association, 2017-2018
Member, Trinity University Conduct Review Board, 2015-2016
Co-Chair, Achievement Award Committee, San Antonio Colleges & Universities Career Centers Association, 2011-2012