Norma Guerra Gaier serves as the Executive Director for Texas Career Engagement at The University of Texas at Austin. She has worked in the career development field at both private and public institutions for more than 25 years. In addition to her extensive experience in university career services, she has led efforts in law school career services, alumni relations, adult education career development, civic engagement, leadership initiatives and service learning.
Norma serves on the Executive Board as immediate Past-President of the National Association of Colleges and Employers (NACE), which is the premiere professional association, representing over 12,500 members, for university career center professionals and employer talent acquisition leaders who hire college-educated talent. She enjoys serving as a NACE mentor and is an active presenter at global and national conferences and meetings. She is also a faculty member for the NACE Management Leadership Institute teaching ethics and strategic planning.
She has also been active in various leadership positions within her region, state and locally, and is a proud past-president of the Southern Association of Colleges and Employers, the Texas Association of Employment in Education and the San Antonio Colleges and Universities Career Centers Association. She has also served as an Expert Reviewer for the CAS Standards for Career Services.