Melody Kruzic

Title: Business Academic Advisor
Dept.: Business Administration

I am currently an adjunct business advisor and love meeting with students to help them plan their academics and career. I started my career in Human Resources as part of Lockheed Martin's Leadership Development Program. Following my passion for higher education, I transitioned to Carlson School of Management at University of Minnesota to work in their Career Center with graduate business students. The past 10 years I have worked as a Senior Career Counselor at Capella University where I develop programming and resources to support business students with reaching their career goals. I am currently the President of Career Professionals of Iowa.

Educational Background

  • MS in Higher Education, Capella University
  • MS in Industrial Relations, Iowa State University
  • BS in Communication Studies, Truman State University

GV Start Date

  • August 2018

Areas of Expertise

  • Advising
  • Career counseling

Personal Interests

  • Thrift shopping
  • Home designing with vintage items
  • Hanging out with my family and my animals (who really are like family)

Questions & Answers

What makes Grand View unique among other universities?
Integration of the Christian faith which is the main reason I sought Grand View out as a place to work. The small class sizes. The genuine help staff provide students. The students are amazing!
What is your favorite part about working at Grand View?
Being on campus and interacting with students and other Grand View faculty/staff who are equally dedicated to the students.