25 years experience in project management with Independent and self-motivated meticulous attention to detail Adaptable and flexible thinker Excellent research and problem analysis skills Attentive listener, excellent interpersonal skills, Demonstrated success in hiring, supervising, articulate motivating and leading to accomplish college's goals
Examples of my recent accomplishments include
01/2013 to 01/2014 Website and Social Media Committee
01/2013 to 01/2014 UNE Wellness
01/2013 Student Affairs Committee
01/2012 to Current UNE and COP
Co-chair, 01/2012 to 01/2013 COP Wellness
Chief of Staff, 01/2010 to Current
Direct and evaluate the activities of college administrative staff to ensure the work of the college is completed efficiently and accurately Provide and promote opportunities for professional development Conduct regular staff meetings and various team building activities.
Committee Work Member Dean's Advisory Council.
Formulate ideas and recommendations for the educational program, new business ventures and areas of development.
01/2009 to Current
01/2008 to Current
Executive Assistant, 01/2007 to Current University of New England, College of Pharmacy – Portland, ME
Executive level support Interact with University leaders, alumni, and donors, pharmacy leaders on administrative, substantive and confidential matters Represent the dean and dean's office in a positive, professional light Mobilize, track and complete key projects and reports Partner closely with Executive Committee members to complete projects, troubleshoot and problem solve Manage complex calendar of appointments, events, and social events for dean.
01/2004 to 01/2005 Parent Orientation
Breakfast with Santa, 2003-2006 planned, advertised, supervised staff.
Office Manager, 01/2002 to 01/2007 University of New England – Biddeford, ME
Facility Management Trained, supervised and scheduled 40+ student workers; responsible for safe building operation and security Worked closely with professional staff from Athletics, Bookstore and Hang to ensure seamless operation of the Campus Center.
Financial Forecasted and monitored student staffing expenditures Compiled and analyzed statistics on building usage to determine optimal staffing and hours.
Monitored Campus Center budget and expenditures.
Event Planning Family and Friends Weekend Craft Fair; idea conception, recruited artists, press releases, advertising.
Business Manager, 01/1999 to 01/2002 Heartwood College of Art – Kennebunk, ME
Student billing, bookkeeping, collections, vendor negotiations and purchasing.
Planned and executed large scale craft fairs, gallery openings and student art shows.
Export Manager/Office Manager, 01/1988 to 01/1999 Transparent Audio, Inc – Saco, ME
Extensive communication with 30+ worldwide distributors to coordinate highly complex orders of custom built equipment.
Prepared all export and customs documentation.
Complete purchasing responsibility for large raw material inventory, benefits administration, payroll, and financials.
Project manager for five successful accreditation self-study reports and site visits, coordinated monthly meetings working with dean, department chairs, faculty and external reviewers, researched and collected data from University offices for inclusion in report, managed report production time lines and produced final 800 page report.
Mastered Accreditation Management Software used for historical data collection and report production.
NEW PROGRAM DEVELOPMENT Researched, developed, and executed annual Pharmacy Readiness Program (PReP), a required four-day pre-matriculation preparatory program for incoming pharmacy students.
Program required coordinating the efforts of deans, lecturers, and presenters from the Student Academic Success Center and Student Affairs.
Conducted research, data analysis, and plans for implementation of two new programs with the goal of increasing enrollment and enhancing retention within the College of Pharmacy.
Prepared complex report for Associate Dean and VPAA detailing new curricula, implementation steps and financial proforma for two new BS degree programs.
Accountable for the successful conceptualizing, planning and execution of major, inaugural college events for students, families and internal and external constituents: building dedication, groundbreaking, annual White Coat and Hooding Ceremonies.
Demonstrated ability to lead and manage a well functioning team of administrative professionals.
Hired, trained, and assigned responsibilities to ensure successful completion of daily work flow and special projects that ensure student, faculty, and stakeholder satisfaction.
Forecast and prepare college budget with the dean Monitor budgets and expenditures to ensure compliance Research, compile data, complete surveys and file internal and external reports (tuition, finance, and enrollment surveys) on behalf of the dean Analyze new business ventures for impact on infrastructure, for example, a Medication Therapy Management Call Center under development.
B.S: Business Administration, New Hampshire College (Southern NH University) - Business Administration
As a founding member of the College of Pharmacy I was accountable for delivering key aspects of program start-up: developed and managed early college relationships with major university departments (Registrar, Financial Aid, Student Affairs, Advancement, Business Office), managed new vendor negotiations, recruited and on-boarded new faculty and staff, designed the staff development program, drafted policy and procedure, coordinated and planned complex meetings and events to facilitate strategic relationships with Pharmacy colleagues, managed the accreditation process.
2007 UNE Undergraduate Yearbook Dedication
2009 COP Service Appreciation Award
2012 UNE Quality Service Recognition