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Jennifer Helmin

Associate Director of Operations Neubauer Collegium for Culture and Society


As Assistant Director of Operations, Jennifer Helmin directs and manages the Neubauer Collegium's budget, financial, procurement, facilities, human resources, and daily operational functions. Her work includes consulting and collaborating with University administrative offices and external partners and ensuring that all functions align with the Executive Director's strategic priorities. Jennifer earned a J.D. from the John Marshall Law School and a B.S. in Psychology from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. She joined the Neubauer Collegium in 2016 from the University of Chicago Office of Financial and Grant Services where she worked as a Financial Administrator. Prior to joining the University, Jennifer was the Business Manager of St. Joseph High School. Her civic experience includes internships in urban planning with the City of Blue Island and in the felony trial division of the Circuit Court of Cook County in Markham, Illinois. Her preferred pronouns are she/her/hers.