Jessica Robinson


  • Doctor of Education in Educational Leadership/Post-Secondary Education/Community College Emphasis San Diego State University, San Diego, CA - 2017
  • Master of Social Work - Administration Concentration San Diego State University, San Diego, CA - 2002
  • Bachelor of Arts in Liberal Arts and Sciences/Social Work San Diego State University, San Diego, CA – 2000
  • AA/General Arts Cuyamaca College, El Cajon, CA - 1998

      A triple alumna from San Diego State University (SDSU) Dr. Jessica Robinson holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in Social Work, a Master of Social Work degree with an administration concentration, and a Doctor of Education degree in educational leadership with a community college specialization. Dr. Robinson has an impressive 16-year history in higher education with positions held in both student and academic affairs. These positions have included administration, program development, and grant writing with a focus on at-risk and underserved populations. Dr. Robinson is known for her work with creating a highly successful college-going program for youth in foster care while serving as the Executive Director of the Consensus Organizing Center at SDSU.
      In addition to this work, Jessica served as social work faculty, as the Undergraduate Curriculum Coordinator, and the Undergraduate Advisor in the School of Social Work at SDSU. Most recently, Jessica worked as the Interim Associate Dean for Academic Affairs and Assistant Dean for Student Affairs at SDSU. This rich combination of experiences in both student and academic affairs leadership has allowed her to further strengthen the collaboration between student services and instruction and advance high education strategic priorities.
      Currently, Dr. Robinson serves as the Vice President of Student Services at Cuyamaca College. In addition to her educational and professional experiences, Dr. Robinson is best known for her leadership assets including her ability to empower and mobilize groups into action toward a common goal of providing access and success to the most vulnerable students. She has been described as a steadfast, loyal, compassionate, reliable, efficient, spirited and optimistic leader.