Highly accomplished student services professional, offering extinctive organizational aptitude and an ability to handle increasing responsibility with ease in order to accomplish and surpass expectations. Advanced experience in higher education enrollment services, with an emphasis in providing necessary information enabling students to make sound decisions regarding their educational future. Adept at performing within fast paced environment; organizing complex schedule; and managing conflicts. Highly skilled in art of public speaking and professional presentations. Experienced with the use of Google Drive, Google Calendar, Excel, Word, and Populi Program.
07/2014 to Current
Assistant Director of AdmissionsHiwassee College – Madisonville, TN
Reporting directly to the Director of Admissions Managing three counselors, 10 student workers, and one office manager.
Covering 10 surrounding counties, including Monroe County.
Organizing and leading the scheduled Open Houses in the fall and spring.
Leading our Dual Enrollment Courses with three high schools.
Working directly with TSAC and EGRANDS.
Updating files with transcripts and test scores.
Sitting on the Admissions Committee, determining the acceptance of students into Hiwassee College.
Personally responsible for planning and laying out each counselors travel season from August - May.
Directly working with the Athletic Department with eligibility of student athletes in NCCAA regulations.
At times, giving campus tours and directly meeting with students and parents.
Determine and answer all questions from prospective students through multiple technology sources; phone, email, and one-on-one campus visits.
Directly involved with the hiring of new counselors and ambassadors for the Admissions Office.
Personally responsible for the training of each new counselor and ambassador from computer entry, traveling, touring, and speaking with parents.
Planning and organizing different Admissions events throughout the year.
Directly in charge of promotional items and products needed in the Admissions Office.
Personally responsible for budget proposals for each fiscal year in the Admissions Office.
Directly trained in SEVIS while working with our International Students.
09/2013 to 06/2014
Admissions CounselorHiwassee College – Madisonville, TN
Directly over North Carolina, South Carolina, and East Tennessee Determine and answer all questions from prospective students through multiple technology sources; phone, email, and one-on-one campus visits.
Assisted with any Open Houses or events held by the Admissions Office.
Updating student files with transcripts and test scores.
Updating profiles in our computer system.
Trained with the DiSC program, using to determine each student.
Assisted in the training of new Student Ambassadors.
Input data gathered from travel season and throughout the year.
07/2013 to Current
Assistant Women's Basketball CoachHiwassee College – Madisonville, TN
Setting schedule for the upcoming season.
Recruiting on the road for the upcoming season.
Keeping stats and updating with the NCCAA website weekly.
Directly working with eligibility of players in the NCCAA.
Personally responsible for the women's basketball accounts associated with the team.
Fundraising for the team throughout the year.
Responsible for budget proposals for each fiscal year.
Personally responsible for having transportation for the away trips.
01/2011 to 01/2013
Closing ManagerMcDonalds – Madisonville, TN
01/2011 to 01/2012
Team MemberBoys and Girls Club Teen Center – Madisonville, TN
01/2011 to 01/2012
LifeguardHiwassee College – Madisonville, TN
05/2010 to 08/2011
Resident AssistantHiwassee College Upward Bound – Madisonville, TN Watched over and worked with the students in the Upward Bound Program.
Masters of Arts: Human Services Executive Leadership Liberty University - Lynchburg, VA Human Services Executive Leadership
Bachelor of Science: Interdisciplinary StudiesHiwassee College - Madisonville, TN Interdisciplinary Studies
Awards and Honors Allison Scholar | 2009-2013 President of Student Government Association | 2012-2013 VP of Student Government Association | 2011-2012 Member of Phi Theta Kappa | 2009 - 2013 Varsity Captain Women's Basketball | 2009-2013 Activities Team Captain | Relay for Life - Hiwassee College | 2012 - Present Staff Leader | Fellowship of Christian Athletes (FCA) - Hiwassee College | August 2014 - Present Co-Coordinator | Phi Theta Kappa (PTK) - Hiwassee College | August 2014 - Present Professional References ________________________________________ Blaina Tallent Best - Hiwassee College - Director of Admissions