Director of Student Services and Operations; Title IX Coordinator

Jessica Chang-Russell is the Director of Operations & Student Services, as well as the Title IX Coordinator. She has been with GCNYC since 2017 and previously held the position of Senior Manager of Events & Operations.

In her current role as Operations she manages all facilities and estates and as Student Services she is responsible for the quality of student life, including Campus Safety and the Student Code of Conduct. 

As Title IX Coordinator, Jessica is responsible for maintaining that GCNYC is a working and learning environment free of any form of bias or discrimination for all staff and students. She ensures that the College upholds its vision as an inclusive and positive environment where everyone is treated with dignity and respect. 

Prior to joining the GCNYC team, Jessica has worked in the fashion industry for over 10 years. She was previously Events Manager at the Accessories Council where she managed 100+ events including four of their annual ACE Awards galas, speaker summits, networking events and more. She also managed operations as well as membership for 200+ companies and brands on a regular basis.

Jessica is a native New Yorker and started her career at the age of 16 interning at various renowned public relations firms including LaForce, Lividini, Linda Gaunt Communications and others.