Meet Matthew Battista
Manager of Employer Relations, Career Services
Education: 2008 Saint Leo University, B.A. in Sociology
2012 Saint Leo University, MBA with a concentration in Marketing
Career Specialties: Matt Battista serves UT’s community by cultivating meaningful and sustained partnerships with various employers and industry leaders throughout Tampa Bay. He is responsible for leading innovative strategies and programs that increase campus engagement opportunities for UT students and employer partners. As a representative of UT and the Office of Career Services, Battista focuses on recruiting trends and the talent needs of employers both regionally and nationally.
Battista has experience in various student affairs departments including enrollment management, alumni relations, first-year experience, student success and career services. Prior to joining UT, he worked at Saint Leo University for eight years.
Professional and Community Activities: Tampa Chamber of Commerce
Florida Association of Colleges and Employers
Southern Association of Colleges and Employers
Colleges of Central Florida Career Consortium