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Career Advising Specialist and Certified Life Coach
Corporate Communication • Organizational Leadership

Jordan Maness is the Career Advising Specialist for the Division of Continuing Education at CU Boulder. He is a seasoned career services professional with over 15 years of experience coaching and lecturing at UCLA, Santa Monica College, and Mount Saint Mary’s University. He is a Certified Life Coach as well as a certified Breathwork and Myers-Briggs facilitator. The focal point of his work is to inspire clients to live authentically with passion and purpose while finding alignment in their careers and lives. He has published a workbook entitled: “Select An Ideal Life (SAIL): Your 59- minute Guide to Enjoying the Journey of Life.” Maness completed his M.Ed. in Counseling in Student Affairs at UCLA. He also holds a B.S. in Journalism and Mass Communication and a B.S. in Business Administration from CU Boulder and graduated Cum Laude. Maness is the proud father of two young sons and enjoys surfing and snowboarding in his spare time.

A Career & Life Coach in Your Corner

I look forward to helping you with the “3 C’s of Career Planning.”


When preparing to make any career decision, it’s important to gain clarity on who you are and what’s a well-aligned next step for you.  Through conversation and career assessments, we’ll work together to identify a clear vision of your goals and begin piecing together a plan to get you there.

Offerings: Career Coaching, Myers-Briggs, Clifton Strengths, Strong Interest Inventory, and You Science.


As you begin taking steps towards your next career destination, we want to be sure you have confidence in your ability to achieve your goals.  We’ll work together to improve your confidence in telling your story on paper, in-person, and on-line.  We’ll also discuss a strategic plan to finding and landing your next opportunity.

Offerings:  Resume critiques, Cover-Letter coaching, Interview prep, online portfolio and brand assessment, job search strategies.


Enhancing your career and securing new opportunities takes a strong network of contacts.  We’ll work together to help elevate your current professional relationships while also identifying new possible mentors and connections.  We’ll also tap into the vast CU Boulder alumni network of fellow Buffs looking to support one another.

Offerings:  CU alumni resources, Informational Interview coaching, Tips on securing mentors, and Identifying appropriate Professional Associations.