Major Gifts Officer, 07/2006 to Current Colby-Sawyer College – New London, New Hampshire
Identify, cultivate, manage and steward a portfolio of 200+ prospects Solicit and secure annual, capital and planned gifts Cultivate relationships with prospects, alumni and friends of the college Draft capital gift proposals & gift agreements Identify & cultivate members into the Heritage Society Identify partnerships with individuals and corporate foundations Cultivate prospects from top east coast markets- NYC and DC.
Represent the college to all external constituents Participate in Alumni and Development events on and off campus Organize off campus receptions for alumni and donors Identify new prospects.
Major Gifts Officer, colby-sawyer College – New London, NH
Senior Assocaite Director of Admissions, 08/1998 to 06/2006 Colby-Sawyer College – New London, NH
Assistant Director of Admissions, 08/1995 to 08/1998 Roger Williams University – Bristol, Rhode Island
Admission Counselor, 08/1992 to 08/1995 Westbrook College – Portland, Maine
Associate Director of Admissions, 01/2000 to 01/2002
Senior Assistant Director of Admissions, 01/1998 to 01/2000
Design and implement communication campaign for all prospects Manage portfolio of top 50 feeder high schools in primary markets Strategically plan enrollment initiatives and goals for the college Supervise the admissions staff Manage daily admissions operations and initiatives Created the Parent and Family Relations monthly newsletter Managed recruitment in Maine, New Hampshire, Massachusetts, Colorado and California Assist in the design and implementation of the college recruitment plan Interview and evaluate candidates for admission to the college Generate and convert prospective students from assigned geographic territory Develop and coordinate travel itineraries Evaluate the effectiveness of all publications Organize and host student receptions on and off campus Utilize prospect management to recruit new students Facilitate group information sessions and interviews Designed and implement the Discovery Day, Harbor Day, and Open House Programs Liaison to the Independent Educational Consultants Association Liaison to the Child Development Major Purchased prospects from Student Search.
Academic Advisor, Roger Williams University – Bristol, Rhode Island
Assistant Director of Admissions, 01/1995 to 01/1998
Scheduled office coverage for the professional staff Designed and coordinated academic surveys for all departments managed recruitment in RI, MA, ME, NH, NC, FL and WI Coordinated Scholarship Weekend, and Open House Events Researched Enrollment Planning Service to identify and cultivate new recruiting markets Admissions liaison to the Financial Aid Department Designed and facilitated the Junior Year Jump-Start Program for high school juniors Supervision of forty Admissions Ambassadors Facilitated training for new hires.
Admissions Counselor/ Assistant Director, 01/1992 to 01/1995 Westbrook College – Portland, Maine
Interviewed and evaluated candidates for admissions to the college Expanded geographic base, doubling number of matriculates from NH, VT and NY Westbrook College Admissions Representative to the Southern Maine Admission Consortium Founded, designed, and implemented the first volunteer Tour Guide Association Oversaw and supervised 20 student volunteers Designed and coordinated the Classroom Visit Program and the Overnight Visit Program Organized campus tours and student/parent panel discussions for Open House Events Developed a "Winter Break" Recruitment Program.
Masters: Educational Studies, Rivier College - Nashua, NH Educational Studies
School Guidance and Counseling, Spring 1997 & 1998: Providence College - Providence, RI
Bachelor of Science: Early Childhood Education Psychology, May 1992 Colby-Sawyer College - New London, New Hampshire Early Childhood Education Psychology
New Hampshire State Teaching Certification: June 1992
New England Association of College Admission Counselors National Association of Admission Counselors Maine Educational Counselor Association Massachusetts Association of School Counselors New Hampshire Colleges and Universities Consortium
Masters : Educational Studies , School Guidance and Counseling, Spring 1997 & 1998 : Bachelor of Science : Early Childhood Education Psychology , May 1992 New Hampshire State Teaching Certification : June 1992
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