Toi Tyson

Executive Director and Assistant Dean

Toi Tyson is the Executive Director and Assistant Dean of Career Resources and Exploration at Rutgers-Newark, where she provides the department’s principal leadership and works to support students’ career success through our comprehensive career development office within RU-N’s large, diverse, thriving, urban college environment. She also oversees career services for RU-N’s academic programs, ensuring programming and services support students’ various career pursuits. She also works to develop strategic roadmaps for the RU-N career ecosystem through collaboration with partners.

Her career began in corporate management, later transitioning to a career in higher education. She has worked at Rutgers as a career services professional and adjunct professor for over 20 years. Throughout her time at Rutgers, she has had an array of liaison responsibilities, industry and alumni engagement roles, and advisement experience for students with diverse needs. A Newark native, she takes particular pride in her ability to contribute to the career success of the RU-N campus community. Alongside this, she has a passion for empowering those around her, aiding in their professional development and attainment of success.


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