Eileen McGarry is the executive director of Career Services at UNLV. With over 20 years of experience in community relations and higher education leadership, McGarry specializes in enhancing professional development and student success.
McGarry provides strategic direction and leadership for multiple stakeholders on campus to mobilize student career readiness and alumni career advancement. McGarry joined UNLV in 1988, directing the Career Services program for the dynamic growing university until 2010. McGarry spent the next few years as Career Services executive director for the University of Arizona and the University of California, Merced, before returning to UNLV in 2019. Since then, McGarry has directed the program for over 30,000 students and 10 staff that drives and supports the university's vision as a Top Tier Research Institution.
McGarry additionally works under the Division of Philanthropy and Alumni Engagement, developing and accelerating opportunities for students and alumni that serve a broad based employer constituency.
- M.A., Higher Education/Higher Education Administration, University of Arizona
- B.A., Psychology, University of Arizona