Dr. Bob Orndorff - Campus Speaker
Dr. Robert Orndorff
presides over JAZ Consulting
, a consulting and publishing company he
founded in 2003.
Bob is currently the Special Assistant to the Vice President for Student Affairs at Penn State University.
He is also an Affiliate Assistant Professor of Counselor Education.
For close to 20 years, Bob worked as a Career Development Specialist in Higher Education and Private Industry.
While at Georgetown, Bob's program, The Strategic Job Search, won a national award and was highlighted on Good Morning America.
has written and published numerous books and articles in both Career Development and Character Education.
was the sole author of a 300-page job-search book, The Unofficial Guide to Finding the Perfect Job, published in 2000 by IDG Books Worldwide, Inc.
In 2004, Bob
wrote Becoming the Best Me, which became JIST PublishingÕs top-selling character education book.
Last year, Bob
co-authored The Character Development Scale - an assessment instrument published by JIST.
is also a frequent presenter and keynote speaker at regional and national conferences.
In 2006, Bob
was asked to be one of the keynote speakers along with Richard Bolles (What Color is your Parachute?) at the Job Search Success Conference in Indianapolis.
In the Spring of 2007, Bob
co-created and delivered career enrichment seminars to Penn State employees at various campus locations across Pennsylvania.
is co-authoring a book, The PITA Principle: How to work with and avoid becoming a Pain In The Ass, to be published in the Summer of 2008.
In the State College community, Bob
is active as a little league basketball coach and a thought-piece columnist on "Fathering" for the Centre Daily Times