Marcus Jones

Health North Suite 500
Asst Dir Special Projects
University Staff
DTPHX Campus


Marcus Jones is the Assistant Director for Special Projects and Event Services at the College of Health Solutions. He is responsible for leading a team that produces over 60 events a year to highlight the mission of the College by producing community engagement opportunities, showcasing faculty and student research, and creating a student experience embedded in practice.

Additionally, he oversees strategic projects that advance the vision of Dean Deborah Helitzer, including:

  1. The Executive Visioning Team, the College's internal advisory board
  2. The implementation of the College's new vision
  3. Leading the College's Staff Success Hub
  4. Leading the College's Committees on Committees
  5. Launching our Academic Program Lead infrastructure

A native of Compton, California, Marcus moved to Phoenix in 2009 to pursue his education at ASU in Journalism. While there, he found his passion for higher education through working on campus and decided to dedicate his career to transforming the experiences of all at ASU. 

Marcus is the past president of Meeting, Event Coordinators, and Associates, the professional staff organization for Event Professionals on campus. He is also a Certified Special Events Professional through the International Live Events Association. He has a five-year-old Rhodesian Ridgeback/Pit Bull mix, Picasso, that you can catch him hiking with on the weekends or lounging on the couch binge watching tv. 


B.S.- Public Service and Public Policy (Leadership and Management)

M.Ed.- Higher Education and Post-Secondary Education

Research Interests

Organizational Communication and Behaviors

Event Management 



Fall 2018
Course NumberCourse Title
CHS 101The ASU Experience
Fall 2017
Course NumberCourse Title
CHS 101The ASU Experience
Fall 2016
Course NumberCourse Title
CHS 101The ASU Experience