Kelly has been an academic advisor at Purdue since 2007. She worked as an academic advisor with the Krannert School of Management for five and half years and most recently in the Center for Pre-Professional Advising. As an advisor she counsels undergraduate students on the Organizational Leadership and Supervision, Industrial Distribution, Industrial Technology, and Engineering-Technology Teacher Education plans of study, course selection, registration, and career planning.
She has also taught EDPS 10500 and was the course coordinator/instructor for MGMT 10000 for five years.
Kelly is currently the Chair of PACADA, Purdue Academic Advising Association and is a member of NACADA, National Academic Advising Association. She has presented at both regional and annual conference of NACADA.