Joey Carls

Director of Operations


  • M.P.A., George Mason University, 2012
  • B.S., George Mason University, 2006

Joey has worked in the dean's office since August 2013 where he currently serves as the director of operations. He manages the dean's administrative team and has responsibility for space administration, facilities management, special events, faculty affairs, recruitment and on-boarding, and special projects. Joey serves on the UVa Security and General Safety Committee, co-advises the EHD Education Council, and advises the Theta chapter of Alpha Phi Omega. Joey is also a Nationally Registered Emergency Medical Technician spending his weekends and evenings providing EMT and CPR instruction to members of the Charlottesville-Albemarle Community. 

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Professional Certifications


American Heart Association BLS Instructor, 2019 (active)
Lean Six Sigma Green Belt, 2019
Prosci Certified Change Practitioner, 2019
Advanced Stroke Life Support, 2017
National Registry Emergency Medical Technician, 2016 (active)