Shakira Rhoads has been selected as the new assistant director for the Career Services office at Missouri Southern.

She was hired in January 2016 and previously served as career counselor for the department. She will begin her new duties as of April 1.

“Shakira has served our department with enthusiasm, passion and a standard of excellence,” said Alex Gandy, director of Career Services. “I am incredibly grateful for her servant-hearted leadership as well as technical expertise. I’m excited to see her advance in her higher-education career.”