Name: Julie Erickson
Title: Administrative Coordinator
Hometown: Hastings, Nebraska
Where did you work prior to joining CYFS? What was your role there, and what did it entail?
“Prior to joining CYFS, I was employed by Lincoln Public Schools as an executive secretary at a middle school. My duties included administrative support, office management, time and attendance for all certified, office, mentors, paras and substitutes, all instructional purchases, budgets, coordinating class coverage and professional learning.”
How did you become interested in your field?
“I graduated from UNL with an education degree and taught high school English for a few years. When we started our family, I decided to give being a stay-at-home mom a try and focused on raising kids for 11 years. I re-entered the education workforce as a classified employee to have an increased ability to attend my children’s activities.”
What are you looking forward to at CYFS?
“I am looking forward to cultivating relationships with team members and contributing to the team and its mission/impact.”
What are some of your hobbies/interests outside of work?
“Outside of work I enjoy spending time with family, friends and my two dogs, Daizy and Wyatt Earp. Exercise, movies and following all types of college and professional sports keep me entertained as well.”