Janelle Cissell

Janelle Cissell works as the Administrative Recorder, Evening MBA Program. She's celebrating her second year with Kelley School of Business at IUPUI on July 31st! But she has over 10 years experience here on the IUPUI campus.

Get to know Janelle by reading our Q&A with her:

Q: Where is your hometown?

Janelle: Indianapolis, Indiana

Q: What led you to your current job at Kelley Indy?

Janelle: I’ve worked at IUPUI for almost 11 years. I began my time here with the Office of Student Financial Services. I started with Kelley as a Program Assistant with the Evening MBA program. I had worked at the IU School of Optometry for a very short time and wanted to work with students again. While working as a Program Assistant, I started cross training with Julie Moore, the previous Recorder. It was the right transition at the right time. 

Q: What is the best part of your job?

Janelle: I enjoy student services and helping our students be successful in the program. 

Q: What is your career and education background?

Janelle: I’m currently a student here at IUPUI: Women’s and African American Studies.

Q: What was your first job?

Janelle: I was a cashier at Kroger at 15. I was let go after my probationary period for not being “grocery store material."