Meet the Staff

Camille Donabella

Camille Donabella
Director, Student Employment Operations and Strategy

Camille Donabella is the director of student employment strategy and operations within the Enrollment Services team. For several years, Donabella has supported the University in various roles in the Office of Human Resources. Her efforts have served as a catalyst in campus wide student employment efforts. She is a two-time Syracuse alumna, earning a bachelor’s degree in English and English education and a master’s degree in organizational communication. Donabella and her team have created and implemented ‘Cuse Works: an innovative student employment model aimed at creating experiential learning opportunities and developing job-readiness skills.  Donabella is working to expand student employment opportunities, implement training programs, and increase the support of student connections with on- and off-campus job experiences.

Hometown: Syracuse, NY

Emily Zipprich

Emily Zipprich
Assistant Director, Student Employment Operations and Strategy

Emily Zipprich is the assistant director of student employment strategy and operations within the Enrollment Services team. Emily joined the Office of Student Employment in August 2019 from the Office of Financial Aid and Scholarship Programs where she served as assistant director of athletics awards. Prior to that, she worked in financial aid at the College of Law and as an advisor with Syracuse Abroad. Emily collaborates with internal and external employers to expand Federal Work-Study and non-Federal Work-Study positions for students. Having worked in various capacities at the University, she is eager to use her knowledge to enhance student employment. While earning a bachelor’s degree in family and consumer science from Montana State University, Emily became very involved in various organizations on campus and realized she wanted to pursue a career in higher education.

Hometown: Syracuse, NY

Dane Faes

Dane Faes
Program Coordinator, Student Employment Operations and Strategy

Dane Faes is the program coordinator for student employment operations and strategy. In his role, Dane supports the ‘Cuse Works initiative and assists students and employers with Federal Work-Study and non-Federal Work-Study positions. Previously, Dane worked for the Office of Financial Aid and Scholarship Programs in roles of service provider, financial aid counselor and financial aid specialist, working with financial aid applications and review. Prior to joining Syracuse University, Dane was part of the Pennsylvania Higher Education Assistance Agency working with the Pennsylvania State Grant program.

Hometown: Smethport, PA