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Bobbie Barnes, Ph.D.

Director of Career and Student Services - Bob Boughner Career Services Center


Bobbie Barnes currently serves as director for the Bob Boughner Career Services Center. In this role, she strategically oversees the operations of the center ensuring that needed resources are provided to students, alumni, employers, and faculty.  The center assists Harrah Hotel College students and alumni with internships, part-time employment, and permanent placement within the hospitality industry.

Prior to working at UNLV, Barnes served as the director of training and diversity initiatives for The Mirage. As part of her job responsibilities, she oversaw the creation and implementation of training programs including management development, new hire orientation, customer service training, and diversity initiatives. She holds a Bachelor of Science in Hotel Administration, a Master of Education, and a Doctorate of Workforce Development and Organizational Leadership from UNLV.