Nickole Hayward

Academic Coordinator, Graduate Student Services

Nickole Hayward brings more than 25 years of customer relations and service experience to the Speech, Language and Hearing Sciences Dept. Nickole is a graduate of New Mexico State University in Las Cruces, New Mexico. While working full time to obtain her bachelor’s degree specializing Finance, Nickole simultaneously was working as a bank teller beginning her professional career. After relocating to Tucson with her husband, Nickole established a tenured career in Healthcare Staffing. She scheduled RN’s, LPN’s, CNA’s and BHT’s in many of the surrounding local hospitals and long-term care facilities. Before joining the community at The University of Arizona, specifically, The James E. Rogers College of Law, Nickole worked for the Vail School District as the Front Office Clerk at Senita Valley Elementary School. She welcomed new families to the school and nurtured relationships with the continuing students, parents, faculty and staff. Nickole has built a foundation of long-lasting relationships with many of the families in the Vail Community still today.

As her family grew, so did her growth with the interest elevating her experience and background into a platform that highlighted her talents from her previous appointments. Nickole soon ventured into Higher Education. She joined The James E. Rogers College of Law in May 2014. While employed at the law school, Nickole worked in the Offices of Alumni & Development, Finance, and programing offices of the BA in Law/Master of Legal Studies and most recently, the Juris Doctor (JD).

Nickole enjoys living in Tucson with her family and spending time watching and supporting her multi-sport family.