Admission Officer11/2018 to CurrentUniversity of California Los Angeles - Undergraduate AdmissionLos Angeles, CA
Participated in the application review process by evaluating applications of approximately 2,000 freshmen and transfer students, yearly, applying for undergraduate admissions.
Serves as an outreach/recruitment resource on undergraduate admission topics to the external community, including community college counselors, representatives from other universities, UCLA faculty, staff, and administrators.
Serves as the primary contact for multicultural transfer recruitment at Long Beach City College.
Serves as a co-lead for the freshmen and transfer Bruin Day SIR celebration area which provides assistance and congratulatory activities for students seeking to submit their intent to enroll at UCLA.
Co-lead for the School of Music eligibility evaluation process of freshmen and transfer applicants.
Assists in the coordination, scheduling, and orientation of student, faculty, and staff participants in the Admitted Student Presentation yield events.
Manages the volunteer registration process for the Center of Community College Partnership summer programs which serve multiple students in undeserved populations including foster youth, parenting students, undocumented learners, and several ethnic groups.
Member of the African Diaspora committee. Developing recruitment and retention efforts for African and African American students at UCLA.
Outreach Advisor12/2017 to 08/2018Louisiana State University - Upward BoundBaton Rouge, LA
Led the recruitment, evaluation, and enrollment process for low-income and first-generation students seeking admission to the LSU Upward Bound program.
Managed, advised, and trained team of eight undergraduate student employees, four graduate assistants, and volunteers.
Maintained and reviewed several reports using TRiO Blumen CRM database to evaluate current and projected student performance, curriculum effectiveness, and family needs.
Established and taught college knowledge curriculum for 120 families which helped students/families understand the college admissions process, how to successfully matriculate through college, and the financial responsibilities of attending college.
Established and taught communication curriculum for 120 students which focuses on teaching students about presenting their best self, public speaking, and group communication.
Developed a college/career interest evaluation to gain more detailed information about students' college preference and fit.
Planned and Coordinated in-state and out-of-state college tours using the interest evaluation to select universities matching the interest and needs of all students.
Admissions Counselor06/2016 to 07/2017Louisiana State University - Undergraduate AdmissionBaton Rouge, LA
Utilized Hobsons CRM suite to develop recruitment plans and manage data reports for public, private, and charter high school recruiting territories throughout Louisiana and Texas.
Increased the number of applicants and admits in the New Orleans and Baton Rouge territories, in relation to the previous year's statistics, by approximately 500 in less than a year.
Led the credential review process of applicants in assigned recruitment territories by reviewing, analyzing, and determining admissions of approximately 3500 applicants.
Developed strategic communication plan and events to provide, specifically first-generation, admitted students with information about the "Next Steps" toward enrollment.
Designed and sustained career exploration programming/communication with high school counselors/community activist for students in underrepresented populations.
Served as the point of contact to secure and organize faculty, staff, students, and outside vendors for programming provided by the Office of Enrollment management.
Student Services Advisor05/2015 to 06/2016Louisiana State University - Continuing EducationBaton Rouge, LA
Assisted with the management of registration/enrollment processes through Jenzabar and Salesforce CRM systems for the distance learning college education, Osher Lifelong Learning Institute, and professional development student populations.
Provided academic advising, academic coaching, and alternative educational options to prospective and existing students.
Served as a liaison to maintain relations between faculty, administrative staff, and students.
Supervised a team of four student workers and two graduate assistants.
Created facility maintenance process which expedited response times from 1-2 weeks to 24-48 hours.
Managed a variety of learning management systems to coordinate and manage student enrollment and financial systems.
Facility Supervisor03/2013 to 05/2015Louisiana State University - Athletics (Pete Maravich Assembly Center)Baton Rouge, LA
Led logistic/strategic planning meetings for event set up with vendors and student workers.
Served as the co-supervisor of 50 student employees.
Created set up/strike down process which expedited turnaround times and increased the capacity of events that we could accommodate on our calendar.
Served as student representative/advocate to ensure labor laws, proper compensation, and benefits were provided to student employees.
Created and led training program for student employees which included one-on-one mentoring, group cohesion, and weekly evaluations.
Performed all human resources functions, including staffing, interviewing, administering performance appraisals, payroll, hiring, and training for thirty undergraduate student employees.
Education and Training
Bachelor of Arts: Communication Studies/Human Resource Leadership Development2014Louisiana State UniversityBaton Rouge, LA
Master of Education: Enrollment Management & PolicyExpected in 2021University of Southern CaliforniaLos Angeles, CA
College Persistence Mentor12/2016 to 07/2017Collegiate AcademiesNew Orleans, LA
Served as a College Persistence Mentor for first-generation college students who graduated from the Collegiate Academies charter school system.
Keynote Speaker03/2017 to 03/2017Click4Help - Tutoring ServiceBaton Rouge, LA
Led presentation about the importance of college for underrepresented students.
Panelist/Performer02/2016 to 11/2016102nd National Communication Association Conference
Served as co-chair of the performance/panel presentation "Black Enough: A Generational Performance on Race, Gender, & Leadership" at the National Communication Association Convention in Philadelphia, PA.
Volunteer Music Instructor06/2013 to 09/2014Conceive It Achieve It AcademyBaton Rouge, LA
Created music theory learning curriculum.
Assisted with the coordination for end of camp showcases which allowed students the opportunity to display what they learned throughout the program.
Volunteer Health and Recreation Instructor08/2013 to 02/2014Operation PathwaysBaton Rouge, LA
Created health and fitness program for students of varying ages.
Organized weekly reports to track student progress and interests.