assistant director of admissions resume example with 6+ years of experience

Jessica Claire
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Results-driven assistant director and team leader offering fifteen years of success in the higher education environments. Strategic thinker with talent acquisition proficiency. Offers proven ability to build effective teams and improve business processes. Committed to identifying and leveraging opportunities for growth.

  • Planning and coordination
  • Security systems
  • Relationship development
  • Communications
  • Administrative support
  • Team building
  • Organization
  • Operational improvement
  • Team management
  • Process improvement
  • Project organization
  • Problem resolution
  • Customer service
  • Supervision
  • Business operations
  • Training and Development
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  • Counseling
Assistant Director of Admissions, 11/2018 - Current
University Of Houston Houston, TX,
  • Hired, trained and supervised four accomplished and inspired admissions counselors with commitments to diversity, technology, broad-based networking, and serving students.
  • Recruited over 7,000 students per year in addition to the traditional freshman population. This included transfer, re-entry, international, military, visiting, and dual enrollment student populations.
  • Analyzed and reported on student enrollment data to effectively evaluate admissions and re-enrollment pipelines.
  • Developed and implemented comprehensive recruitment and enrollment management strategy and schedule for special populations at Louisiana State University.
  • Orchestrated and maintained active communication system with prospective students, parents, high school and community college counselors to attain enrollment goals.
  • Mobilized communication with other departments in support of enrollment, organized admissions events, registration, information sessions and classroom shadowing.
  • Conducted weekly training sessions for a staff of thirty in order to improve student customer service within the special populations area.
  • Coordinated application processing and fielded inquiries from potential students.
  • Executed school's overall recruitment strategies, including setting annual objectives and driving diversity efforts.
  • Boosted application numbers 27% by improving promotional, outreach and student engagement strategies.
  • Responded to roughly 100 calls/emails per day to answer customer questions.
  • Collaborated with others to discuss new transfer student recruiting opportunities.
  • Worked closely with team members to deliver project requirements, develop solutions and meet deadlines.
  • Created agendas and communication materials for team meetings.
  • Demonstrated self-reliance by meeting and exceeding workflow needs.
  • Recognized by management for providing exceptional customer service.
  • Handled all delegated tasks, including weekly information sessions, monthly events, "Officer of the Day" shifts, and evaluating thousands of applications a recruitment cycle.
Transfer Admissions Counselor/Recruiter , 04/2016 - 11/2018
Davita Sioux Falls, SD,
  • Developed and implement strategic transfer student recruitment plan and travel calendar.
  • Analyzed historic data trends in order to determine territory management.
    Conduct regular community college transfer visits throughout the state of Louisiana.
  • Attended all transfer fairs in the state of Louisiana as well as in secondary and tertiary markets.
  • Worked closely with EM Communications team to develop transfer student communication plans. Serve as point of contact for community college advisers assisting with prospective transfer students. Collaborate with campus partners to improve orientation and engage transfer students in Campus Connections.
  • Responded to daily phone calls/emails from students contacting me as their Transfer Admissions Counselor. Evaluate transcripts/maintain communication with students regarding their application status.
  • Built relationships with community colleges by continuously providing their transfer centers with up-to-date transfer materials as well as attending faculty/staff meetings to provide updates.
  • Managed transfer office at Baton Rouge Community College.
  • Collaborated with campus tours division to design and implement transfer specific campus visits including information sessions as well as one on one appointments.
  • Assisted scholarship division in identifying eligible transfer students for scholarships.
  • Maintained relationships with transfer organizations such as Phi Theta Kappa in order to recruit high achieving community college students.
  • Maintained up-to-date information on our PTK CollegeFish account for prospective PTK transfer students. Assist in hiring process of new transfer related positions.
  • Assisted freshman admissions counselors with outreach, communication, events, and processing as needed. Conduct transfer student recruitment training for freshman and regional admissions counselors.
    Served on the first Enrollment Management Events Committee- Spring 2018.
Admissions Specialist, 09/2014 - 03/2016
Mississippi Gulf Coast Community College City, STATE,
  • Conducted recruitment visits to high school college/career nights, and businesses/community. Assisted team Leader in maintaining databases for recruitment purposes.
  • Maintained frequent communication with high school counselors and career center managers.
  • Worked closely with the recruitment team to develop marketing and recruitment materials.
  • Promoted new programs and offerings to prospective students, high school counselors and other GED graduates through presentations to various groups.
  • Responsible for widespread dissemination of college recruitment materials to high schools and local community venues.
  • Provided recruiting reports to the Team Leader.
    Proficient in computer applications and the use of social networking media in recruitment.
Education and Training
Bachelor of Science: Business Administration And Management, Expected in 05/2011
Mississippi State University - Starkville, MS
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Master of Science: Leadership And Human Resource Developemnt , Expected in 12/2019
Louisiana State University And A&M College - Baton Rouge, LA
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Activities and Honors
  • Enrollment Management Events Committee
  • Team Captain for Strategic Enrollment Plan - Transfer
  • Member of the Chamber of Commerce- MS Gulf Coast
    Several Louisiana State University Hiring Committees
  • Mississippi State University Student Association Activities Committee
    Chi Omega Fraternity- Recruitment Experience
  • Marketing Advisory Board Student of the Year- Mississippi State University

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  • Mississippi State University
  • Louisiana State University And A&M College

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