Jordin Williams began her career at Temple University in 2005 as the Sport Club Coordinator for the Department of Campus Recreation. In 2009 she took a position at Delaware State University as the Assistant Director of Intramural Sports and Facilities and has since been promoted to Director of Wellness & Recreation (2010) and most recently to Executive Director for Wellness, Recreation and Campus Events(2016).
Her love for sports began as a young child, where she excelled as a basketball and softball player. This love for sports continued when she attended St. Francis University of PA as a member of the Women’s Basketball team. She finished her athletic career at Indiana University of Pennsylvania (IUP) where she earned a Bachelor’s Degree in Business Management and a Master’s Degree in Sports Management. During her graduate assistantship with the IUP Athletic Department she realized her love for working in sport at the collegiate level—specifically utilizing those interactions to better develop college students for a successful future.
In her roles at Delaware State University Williams has continued her passion for developing others by being heavily involved in the implementation of professional development efforts across campus. Along with creating a successful Graduate Assistant program and comprehensive student-staff development program for the Department of Wellness & Recreation, she has served as Chair of the Student Affairs Professional Development Committee since 2010, and leads team-building activities for departmental trainings and retreats across campus. Mrs. Williams is responsible for the operations of the Wellness & Recreation Center, Outdoor Court Complex, and MLK Student Center along with overseeing the Campus Events team that schedules and coordinates all room reservations on campus. Mrs. Williams has served on the Diversity, Equity & Inclusion Taskforce since its inception in 2017 as well as the Title IX ERP Committee. She has been honored with such awards as the Vice Presidents Rising Star Award in 2012 and the DSU Risk Champion in 2017.
Williams is active in the National Intramural Recreational Sports Association (NIRSA). As a member since 2004 she has served on the HBCU Summit planning committee since 2010, hosting the conference in 2011 and presenting each year. In February 2020 DSU hosted the NIRSA Emerging Recreation Sports Leaders Conference (ERSL) on its main campus in Dover, DE. She has also been a presenter at the NIRSA Annual Conference since 2012, leading the HBCU Roundtable and other sessions each year. She was selected as the NIRSA Founders Endowed Scholarship winner in 2011.
A native of Williamstown, PA currently residing in Dover, DE Jordin and her husband, Curtis, have three boys, Tarrance, Braylon & Prestin.