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Marcus Jones

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Chief of Staff
University Staff, DTPHX Campus, Mailcode 3520
Faculty Associate
Faculty, DTPHX Campus, Mailcode 3520
Biography: 

Marcus Jones is Chief of Staff at Watts College of Public Service and Community Solutions. In his role, he leads all college level events and strategic projects on behalf of the Dean. Most recently, Marcus was a part of the ASU COVID-19 response team leading the logistical efforts for all state-sponsored public COVID testing sites and vaccination efforts.  Previously, Marcus was Assistant Director for Special Projects and Event Services at the College of Health Solutions.

A native of Compton, California, Marcus moved to Phoenix in 2009 to pursue his education at ASU in Journalism. While there, he found his passion for higher education through working on campus and decided to dedicate his career to transforming the experiences of all at ASU. 

Marcus is a trained Protocol Officer through the Protocol School of Washington and also a Certified Special Events Professional through the International Live Events Association. He has a nine-year-old Rhodesian Ridgeback/Pit Bull mix, Picasso, that you can catch him hiking with on the weekends or lounging on the couch binge-watching Law & Order SVU or Chicago P.D.

Education: 

B.S.- Public Service and Public Policy (Leadership and Management)

M.Ed.- Higher Education and Post-Secondary Education

Research Interests: 

Organizational Communication and Behaviors

Event Management 

 

Fall 2021
Course NumberCourse Title
PRM 145Special Events Management
TDM 386Convention Sales & Management
Spring 2021
Course NumberCourse Title
PRM 422Special Event Programming
Spring 2020
Course NumberCourse Title
PRM 422Special Event Programming
Fall 2019
Course NumberCourse Title
CHS 101The ASU Experience
Fall 2018
Course NumberCourse Title
CHS 101The ASU Experience
Fall 2017
Course NumberCourse Title
CHS 101The ASU Experience