Pairris Jones

Associate Director, Career Development
Pairris Jones

Phone 863-874-8746

Location Main Campus

Office IST-2036

Directory Department of Student Affairs


  • M.B.A. in Business Administration, Warner University, 2010
  • B.A. in Organizational Interpersonal Communications, Oral Robert’s University, 2008  


Pairris Jones serves as the associate director of career development at Florida Polytechnic University. In her role, she connects students to employment and internship opportunities throughout Florida. Before coming to Florida Poly in 2018, Jones worked as a campus ombudsman, career coordinator, adjunct professor, and academic advisor at Polk State College. She also served as a recruiter and women’s basketball team chaplain at Warner University.

Professional Activities

  • Member, Florida Career Centers, 2019—current 
  • Member, Orlando Economic Partnership Recruitment, 2017—current
  • Member, Countywide Higher Education Workforce (Subcommittee of Polk Vision Talent Pipeline), 2017—current
  • Member, Florida Association of Colleges & Employers, 2016—current  
  • Member, Talent Development Committee with the Lakeland Chamber of Commerce, 2014—2017