Wake Forest appoints Ladd Flock director of career services
September 14, 2009
Wake Forest University has appointed Ladd P. Flock as director of career services.
He assumed his new duties on Sept. 1.
Flock will lead the undergraduate Career Services office and will partner with employers, alumni and parents to develop experiential learning opportunities for all students. He will be working closely with the deans of the College and the Schools of Business.
Additional responsibilities include collaborating with Wake Forest’s vice president for career development, provost, deans, faculty and others in the development of a long-range strategic plan for delivering extensive career services and job search support to students.
“Wake Forest students are well positioned to meet the demands of the current workplace. I look forward to working with staff and faculty to establish a set of comprehensive career programs aimed at helping our students be thoughtful and well prepared to enter today’s complex job market,” Flock said. “Wake Forest is undertaking dramatic changes in career development. I am excited to play a leadership role in these initiatives.”
Most recently, Flock was director of the University of Virginia’s College of Arts and Sciences Career Services Office.
“Ladd brings an impressive resume that includes significant experience in employer development, program management and evaluation, and implementation of career preparation and job search tools,” said Andy Chan, vice president for career development. “Through his creative, entrepreneurial and energetic leadership, he has successfully built and managed several innovative, well-regarded career offices. We are excited to have him on the team.”
Previously, Flock was associate director in the Career Management Center at Old Dominion University and assistant director in the Arts and Sciences Placement Office at Indiana University.
He received a Bachelor of Science degree in psychology at St. Lawrence University and a Master of Science degree in college student personnel administration at Indiana University.