Senior Program Coordinator

Jennifer Goins is the senior program coordinator in the Office for Faculty Advancement. She provides leadership for programs and the planning, coordination and execution of special projects and events. Additionally, Jennifer is the coordinator of the Provost Forum, a campus-wide event organized by the Office of the Provost. She values building community and relationships within the work environment. 

Prior to joining the Office for Faculty Advancement, Jennifer was the director of graduate studies assistant and administrative assistant to the chair in the Department of Immunology in the Duke School of Medicine. During her 14 years she wore many hats; however, her main responsibilities included management of the doctoral program, administrative support in appointment, promotion and tenure activities, and leadership in diversity and inclusion. Her notable Duke achievement is the 2016 Blue Ribbon Diversity Award for university and health system employees, conferred for her blog chronicling her experience entering the race conversation.

Jennifer is a graduate of Elon University, having earned a B.A. in sociology and minor in business administration. Outside of work, Jennifer enjoys spending time with her three daughters doing arts and crafts, playing in the woods and traveling as a family. Her favorite parts of the day are sunrises and sunsets while walking her 55-pound Goldendoodle.

Focus Areas: National Center for Faculty Development & Diversity (NCFDD), Faculty Success Program (FSP), Seed Grants, Equitable Hiring Practices Workshops, Sullivan Award
Pronouns: she/her/hers