Jenny Mehmedovic is an assistant to the provost at The University of Kansas. Her responsibilities include supporting staff and faculty development efforts, including coordinating leadership development programs for Staff Fellows and for Senior Administrative Fellows, and co-chairing a Staff Learning and Development Council with university-wide representation. This past year, Jenny coordinated a Change Facilitators Committee formed to support the many organizational change efforts underway on campus as a result of strategic planning efforts and the Changing for Excellence efficiency study to support the capacity for effective organizational change at KU.
Before joining the Office of the Provost in 2008, she served for 6 years in the Office of the Vice Provost for Information Services as coordinator of information technology policy and planning, where she developed and educated users on information technology policy for the university community. Jenny has presented nationally on topics including information security, records management, and policy development, as well as leadership, ethics, organizational and professional development, effective teams, and working from your strengths. She provides professional facilitation upon request to groups engaged in strategic planning, team building, and process improvement. Jenny has also been employed at KU in the Office of Institutional Research and Planning, and has held an internal audit position with Sprint. Jenny served as a faculty member of the EDUCAUSE Management Institute from 2009-2012. A 2005 Frye Leadership Institute Fellow, Jenny has bachelor's degrees in anthropology and Spanish and a master's degree in business administration.