admissions advisor resume example with 14 years of experience

(555) 432-1000,
Montgomery Street, San Francisco, CA 94105

To pursue and obtain a career utilizing my admissions and recruiting experience that will help me to continuously grow in this field.


Engaging public speaker

Exceptional written and verbal communicator

Excellent memory for faces and names

Innovative thinker

MACRAO member

  • Microsoft Word, Excel, Word Perfect, Power Point, Internet Explorer, SCT Banner, SonisWeb, Jenzabar
Mississippi College Clinton, MS Expected in 2011 Master of Science : Higher Education Administration - GPA :

Mississippi College Clinton, MS

Master of Science Graduated May 2011

Major: Higher Education Administration

Jackson State University Jackson, MS Expected in 2008 Bachelor of Arts : English - GPA :

Jackson State University Jackson, MS

Bachelor of Arts

Major: English

Pierian Literary Society

Tiger Pride Connection (Student Recruiting Organization)

Vocal Jazz Ensemble

University Choir/Chorale

Delta Pi Chapter, Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc.

  • Most Valuable Colleague (Office of Recruitment,Tougaloo College) (2010)
  • Assisted Jackson State University in reaching highest enrollment in the history of the University.
Roehl Transport - Admissions Advisor
Ardmore, OK, 06/2014 - Current

Kept abreast of developments in the field by reading current literature and attending professional conferences.

Maintained regularly-scheduled office hours to advise and assist students.

Reviewed admissions folders for students seeking entrance into the university as well as exploring all alternatives for students that do not meet the minimum requirements.

Counseled undergraduates in regard to educational and professional goals.

Finn Partners - Recruiter
Nashville, TN, 08/2010 - 06/2014

Responsible for seeking out, and enrolling students. My responsibilities included providing insight into financial aid issues, campus student life issues and morale issues. My skills were geared towards servicing 8,000 or more students.

I conducted tours for over 3,000 students during the spring semester. I have coordinated events such as Presidential Scholars Day, and "Get Ready Class of 2010 "Day. I assisted with registration and directing students and parents to the appropriate personnel for questions.

I was responsible for visiting high schools, community colleges; recruitment fair programs, and community agencies to represent Jackson State and present facts and statistics to prospective students as to what the University offered.

I maintained a follow up system for all recruitment contacts.

Extensive travel as a recruiter for Jackson State University, resulting in a 28 percent enrollment increase.

Assisted Director of Undergraduate Recruitment with creating program agendas, contacting program speakers, and solidifying programs as well as other University events.

Concordia University - Irvine Ca - Recruiter/Admissions Counselor
Irvine, CA, 07/2008 - 08/2010
  • As a college admissions counselor and recruiter I was responsible for seeking out, and enrolling students. My responsibilities included providing insight into financial aid issues, campus student life issues and morale issues.
  • I researched statistical data concerning current and prospective students which is used to provide reports to the recruitment director.
  • I created flyers/pamphlets used for recruitment/retention purposes.
  • I served as planning chairperson for recruitment events, servicing 1000 students or more, where the objective was to enroll and retain students. I coordinated recruitment events for Alumni and coordinated events for currently enrolled students. My job also involved communicating with the college president by using oral presentations to include briefing charts and written information papers to provide human resource management techniques from a recruitment perspective.
Ymca Metro Atlanta - Teen Coordinator
Hiram, GA, 04/2007 - 07/2008
  • Supervised mandatory programs such as the SMART GIRLS program, Money & Banking program and researched learning materials and implemented new programs accordingly.
  • Independently coordinated first annual Mr. and Miss Calvin Walker Unit Pageant. The event was held to foster self confidence for the participants. I coordinated with the vendors, the participants, community leaders and parents. Coordinated first annual teen center awards night
  • Managed Character and Leadership program. Presented positive role model images to the students by presenting myself positively on a daily basis with my appearance, work ethics and leadership abilities.
Professional Affiliations

Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc (Jackson (MS) Alumnae Chapter

MACRAO (Mississippi Association of College Registrars and Admissions Officer's)

NACDRAO (National Association of College Deans, Registrars and Admissions Officers) 2008-2010

SAACRAO (Southern Association of College Registrars and Admissions Officers) 2010-2014

Jackson State University Staff Leadership Institute (2015)


Mississippi College Graduate Research Presentation 2011

Topic: "Social Media is the New Black"


-Seven years of enrollment management expertise

-Cross trained in several enrollment management departments

-Ability to work well with others

-Worked on multiple event committees for enrollment management

-Trained on many different database management systems such as: SCT BANNER and Jenzabar

-Completed several hours of customer service training

-Conducted over 200 campus tours

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School Attended

  • Mississippi College
  • Jackson State University

Job Titles Held:

  • Admissions Advisor
  • Recruiter
  • Recruiter/Admissions Counselor
  • Teen Coordinator


  • Master of Science
  • Bachelor of Arts

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