associate director of admissions resume example with 16+ years of experience

Jessica Claire
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Professional Summary

Energetic Associate Director of Admissions polished in advising incoming students on admissions procedures and implementing and evaluating policies to enhance effectiveness and efficiency of recruitment and admissions programs. Offering 15 years of experience planning and developing strategies for admissions of undergraduate students. Expertise in student recruitment and retention. Committed to helping students reach their educational goals.

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  • College Preparation
  • Outreach Strategies
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  • Operational Planning
  • Parent Outreach
  • Enrollment Management
  • School Visits
Work History
Associate Director of Admissions, 08/2022 to Current
Keuka CollegeHo Chi Minh City, NY,
  • Oversee annual recruitment planning and analyzation of recruitment data
  • Developed and implemented a territorial based recruitment model for recruitment and outreach
  • Assists with generation of daily, weekly, and monthly reports detailing prospects and pre-applicants
  • Established and coordinate key outreach initiatives to increase conversion of interested prospects and applicants
  • Develop performance standards for staff, execute performance reviews, and provide guidance and counsel
  • Coordinate with key stakeholders and other Enrollment Management Services teams in the seamless transition of data
  • Maintain and evaluate relationships with third party vendors that generate inquiries and develop prospective student interests
  • Develop and delivery of on and off-campus recruitment events and programs
  • Represent BMCC by participating in and speaking at conferences, meeting, and seminars
  • Seek opportunity for partnership with area high schools and guidance community
  • Establish and maintain communication and cooperative working relationships with university administrators, faculty, staff, students’ organizations
  • Coordinated and participated in campus recruitment events, orientation programs and open houses.
  • Assisted prospective students with admissions by processing paperwork, arranging and conducting campus tours and conducting follow-up activities.
  • Developed non-traditional, adult, parent, and prospect marketing campaigns to relay school's mission to prospective parents and students.
  • Devised programs to promote diversity and inclusion among staff, faculty and students.
  • Prepared and administered budget of $50,000 for campus with over 19,000 students.
  • Spearheaded technology initiatives to support student learning and academic excellence.
  • Implemented strategies to increase student recruiting, engagement and retention.
Director of Admissions, 06/2012 to 08/2022
Ringgold Nursing And Rehabilitation Center, LlcRinggold, LA,
  • Assist the Director of Admissions in daily operations and organizational processes/procedures
  • Assisted the Director of Enrollment Technology with the implementation of Technolutions Slate
  • Oversee admissions communications to prospect, inquiry, and admitted students
  • Work closely with academic departments to resolve issues and review policies
  • Established a systematic and equitable approach for recruitment and enrollment into Farmingdale State College’s most competitive program
  • Establish and oversee outreach and recruitment efforts for Admissions to help yield and retain students
  • Liaison to Marketing and Communications in development of admissions communications and recruitment materials
  • Created and maintained strong relationships with the school counseling departments throughout New York State
  • Create comprehensive recruitment reports detailing number of visits, counties represented, counselor attendance and student data
  • Supervised all admissions counselors
  • Created performance programs
  • Conducted reviews and followed all state policies
  • Assist in hiring and training of new staff members
  • Provide guidance, training, and feedback to colleagues to drive towards the strategic objectives of the admissions department
  • Academically advise incoming students
  • Chair of the College Review Panel, Open House, and Admitted Student Day committees
  • Organized many of Farmingdale’s enrollment and high yield events
  • Advocate for student interaction with academic and administrative departments
  • Utilize SLATE and Banner reports to monitor enrollment goals/needs
  • Worked with marketing team to develop recruitment strategies in accordance with organizational goals and within budgetary guidelines.
  • Devised and implemented strategic recruitment plan with consideration to both long and short term goals.
  • Served as primary contact for coordination of application screening and tracking, visit and marketing communications.
  • Implemented recruitment methods designed to increase application pool within targeted areas.
  • Implemented strategies to increase student recruiting, engagement and retention.
Assistant Director of Enrollment & Student Services, 01/2008 to 01/2012
AxentedCity, STATE,
  • Responsible for providing guidance and support for new & continuing students
  • Academically advise incoming and continuing students
  • In charge of counseling staff and admissions interns
  • Put into action comprehensive admissions plan to increase enrollment
  • Responsible for performing transfer evaluations
  • In charge of all recruitment data and enrollment reports
  • Created and facilitated groups to help freshmen transition to higher education
  • Professor of a First Year Experience course on college transition and career building
  • Represented university and supporting prospective or continuing students throughout enrollment process.
  • Helped team maintain targeted response times and accuracy guidelines for consistent support of enrolling students.
Account Manager, 01/2006 to 01/2008
  • Responsible for maintaining financial accounts and personnel files
  • Responded to customer relations nationwide
  • Maintained and serviced computer applications
  • Worked with trucking/intermodal companies on recruitment and staffing polices
  • Established and coordinated strategic partnerships and vendor relationships
  • Addressed problems with accounting, billing, and service delivery to maintain and enhance client satisfaction.
  • Built and strengthened long-lasting client relationships based on accurate price quotes and customer-centric terms.
Doctor of Education: Educational Leadership, Expected in 06/2026
Master of Science: School Counseling, Expected in 06/2008
Long Island University - Greenvale, NY
Bachelor of Arts: Human Relations, Expected in 06/2004
Saint Joseph's College, New York - Patchogue, NY,
Associate of Arts: Liberal Arts, Expected in 06/2001
Suffolk County Community College - Selden, NY
Member of Capella University’s Doctoral honors program: The National Society of Leadership and Success Member of NACAC, WSCA, NCA, EECA, SUNYCAP, NYSSCA, NYSACAC

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School Attended

  • Long Island University
  • Saint Joseph's College, New York
  • Suffolk County Community College

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