admissions counselor manager resume example with 6+ years of experience

Jessica Claire
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Professional Summary

Seeking to obtain the position of Associate Director of People at Texas Civil Rights Project.

Conscientious and compassionate leader with top-notch communication, organizational and strategic planning abilities. Goal-oriented strategist dedicated to people and their flourishing. Collaborative professional committed to cultivating mutually-beneficial and equitable relationships between institutions and the people which comprise them.

    • Attention to Detail
    • Verbal and Written Communication
    • Positive Attitude and Energetic
    • Conflict Resolution
    • Prioritization and Time Management
    • Multitasking and Prioritization
    • Relationship Building
    • Public Relations
    • Microsoft Office Suite
    • Computer Proficiency
    • Documentation and Reporting
    • Leadership
Work History
Admissions Counselor/Manager, 07/2019 - Current
Dallas Theological Seminary City, STATE,
  • Recruited, hired, and supervised the Admissions Associate through regular performance evaluation and delegation.
  • Proposed initiatives and critical feedback to increase diversity at all institutional levels and to encourage equitable admissions standards.
  • Researched and delivered quarterly presentations promoting cultural competence for the Admissions Team and Directors of Admission.
  • Developed and implemented specific recruitment projects and completed routine reports pertaining to recruitment.
  • Conducted seminars, workshops, and educational presentations for enrichment opportunities for students prospective applicants.
  • Facilitated visits to campus providing in-depth knowledge and exceptional service while explaining institution's fee structure, amenities, courses offered and facilities to prospective students.
  • Reviewed admissions applications and evaluated student credentials for up to 200 students at a time.
  • Provided comprehensive support services encompassing career and personal goals of student.
  • Assessed student interests and skills and provided strategic information about the direct outcomes of their education and pursuing suitable courses.
  • Met firm deadlines while applying result-driven and goal-oriented methodology to recruitment initiatives.
  • Investigated complaints and worked with all involved parties on finding positive resolutions.
  • Advised students individually and in groups on academic programs for individual interests.
  • Helped students with initial adjustment to university academic life and interpreted institutions policies and requirements.
  • Received and reviewed transcripts to determine eligibility for admission to college or specific programs.
  • Maintained student database and electronic records for each student contact.
  • Coordinated follow up and student outreach to monitor academic progress for at-risk students.
  • Organized, detailed and excellent track record of working well under pressure to meet deadlines.
Administrative Assistant of Community Relations, 07/2018 - 07/2019
Dallas Theological Seminary City, STATE,
  • Forged relationships between the institution and surrounding community organizations.
  • Conducted thorough research using diverse resources to assist professional staff with routine and special project tasks.
  • Identified and recommended changes to existing processes to improve accuracy, efficiency and quality service.
  • Organized, executed, and hosted social and informational events for diverse audiences.
  • Coordinated travel arrangements, including booking airfare, hotel and ground transportation.
  • Composed internal memos and external correspondence for senior management and reviewed all documentation to eliminate errors.
  • Built and maintained excellent customer relationships through timely response to inquiries and going above and beyond to accommodate unusual requests.
  • Delivered top-notch administrative support to office staff, promoting excellence in office operations.
  • Successfully completed special projects to exceed goals of both the Community Relations department and overall organization.
  • Greeted incoming visitors and customers professionally and provided friendly, knowledgeable assistance.
Administrator and Event Planning Coordinator, 03/2015 - 08/2017
Word Of Faith City, STATE,
  • Managed administrative logistics of events planning and logistics, including contract signing, fee collection, event booking and event promotions.
  • Managed event operations, including support staff, vendor services and volunteers.
  • Orchestrated annual conference which served approximately 1,200-1,500 attendees.
  • Evaluated existing plans, processes and events planning services to identify opportunities for improvement.
  • Maintained schedule of employers including arranging speaking engagements, appearances, and special events.
  • Fulfilled contractual obligations, including communications, vendor coordination, schedule creation, budget administration and rehearsal and day of event coordination.
  • Supported senior leadership by developing status reports on activities related to planning, scheduling, cancellation, inquiries, resourcing, risk mitigation and proposal development for various events.
  • Coordinated schedules and timelines for all events.
  • Supervised onsite team of 50+ volunteers and vendors, including discussion group leaders, hospitality, audio-visual technicians, stage and facility management team members.
  • Organized charity service day involving all 200-300 young adults
  • Delivered smooth training execution by creating Standard Operating Procedures for each department and sub-department within the organization.
Case Manager and Legal Assistant, 08/2013 - 03/2015
The Mabra Firm City, STATE,
  • Provided administrative support and research for civil litigation and civil proceedings.
  • Assisted up to 4 lawyers at time.
  • Assisted litigation attorneys with research, depositions, trial preparation, discovery and document drafts for court submittal.
  • Negotiated with Insurance Agents, Third Party Vendors, Health Care systems, and clients to ensure fair and equitable amends were met which satisfied parties represented by the firm.
  • Prepared a variety of different written communications, reports and documents to ensure smooth operations.
  • Reviewed, edited and proofread legislation drafts for proper grammar, spelling, punctuation and formatting.
  • Collected data and maintained inventory.
  • Reviewed case files and reported case progress to clients.
  • Proved successful working within tight deadlines and fast-paced atmosphere.
  • Participated in continuous improvement by generating suggestions, engaging in problem-solving activities to support teamwork.
: Spanish, Expected in
Universitat De Pompeu Fabra - Barcelona, Spain,
Status -
  • Coursework in conversational speaking, writing, reading proficiency
  • Studied International Journalism
Master of Theology: Culture & Theology, Expected in 05/2021
Dallas Theological Seminary - Dallas, Texas,
Status -
  • Member of Student Council, 2020-21
  • Graduated with honors, 3.6 GPA
  • Awarded Servant Leadership Scholarship
  • Received Italy Field Study Scholarship
  • Coursework in African-American Church Studies, Culture and Theology
  • Published Articles
Bachelor of Arts: Journalism, Expected in 05/2017
Georgia State University, College of Arts And Sciences - Atlanta, Georgia,
Status -
  • Minored in Nonprofit Leadership and Spanish
  • Graduated cum laude, 3.7 GPA
  • Dean's List, Fall 2013-Spring 2017
  • Received the Hope Scholarship
  • Fall 2016 IEF Study Abroad Scholarship Recipient
Additional Information


● Developed a community of diverse women across Houston to explores resources concerning racial reconciliation and discuss current issues on a monthly basis (Volunteer)

● Co-taught ESL courses at Fort Bend Hope community center (Volunteer)

● Directed the LOUD Student Group for minority middle and high school students through the regular creation of curriculum, programs, special events, retreats, and outings (Volunteer)

● Taught and mentored minority high school, college, and young adult women (Volunteer)

● Coordinated and executed “A Gift For Nothing” community outreach service project for the benefit of homeless men and women throughout the city of Atlanta

● Developed a detailed funding support proposal for the “A Gift for Nothing” project and secured sponsorships for the outreach event

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School Attended

  • Universitat De Pompeu Fabra
  • Dallas Theological Seminary
  • Georgia State University, College of Arts And Sciences

Job Titles Held:

  • Admissions Counselor/Manager
  • Administrative Assistant of Community Relations
  • Administrator and Event Planning Coordinator
  • Case Manager and Legal Assistant


  • Master of Theology
  • Bachelor of Arts

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