Pavla Ozkul

Pavla Ozkul

Director of Employer Engagement, Bellini Center for Talent Development
Campus: Tampa
Room: TVB 216
Phone: 813-974-5162

Pavla Ozkul is the director of employer engagement at the Bellini Center for Talent Development in the USF Muma College of Business. In this role, she supports business partners and employers with their recruiting needs and hosts targeted career events to improve student professional development. Prior to joining the Bellini Center team, Ozkul served as a director for employer relations and international programs at the Collier Student Success Center for 12 years, designing a variety of career events for undergraduate and graduate business students and connecting them to local and national employers.

Her research focuses on student global competence linked to study-abroad experiences. She also works closely with the USF Global Citizens project office to ensure students have the opportunity to participate in study abroad opportunities and increase their global competence level.

She earned a PhD in curriculum and instruction and an MBA from the University of South Florida, and a bachelor’s degree in international business from Georgia State University. She currently teaches the core business course Business Skills and Practices for undergraduate business majors.