Leadership Team

Erica Stallings
Erica Stallings
Executive Director, Career Discovery and Success

Erica Stallings serves as the Executive Director for the office of Career Discovery and Success. She provides strategic leadership and cultivates key partnerships to support student success initiatives around career development through high-impact programs and services that align with the university’s strategic plan.

Stallings leads a team of career services professionals that support academic and career exploration, career development, and readiness and facilitates connections between students, alumni, and employers through the support of cross-campus communities and knowledge groups. Her work aims to enhance continuity and sustained best practices around equitable, accessible career services through an integrated network of innovative support, services, and programs across the university landscape. Stallings has work within the profession of Career Services spans over a decade and across varying types and sizes of post-secondary institutions. Before her return to Auburn, she served as the Program Director for Career Advising, Counseling, and Competency Development at the Florida State University (FSU) Career Center. At FSU, Stallings led teams in developing innovative programs and services that resulted in national recognition by the National Association of Colleges and Employers for innovative technology utilization, the development of a competency-based badging institutional policy and program, as well as leading the response to Florida House Bill 1261 in the development of “Build Your Foundation,” a career education program for all first time in college students.

Stallings holds two bachelor’s degrees from Auburn University in Psychology and Human Development and Family Studies. She earned her Master’s in School Counseling from Valdosta State University and her Ph.D. in Counselor Education and Supervision from Auburn University.

Last updated: March 31, 2022