Jessica Claire
Montgomery Street, San Francisco, CA 94105 (555) 432-1000,
Professional Summary

Enthusiastic Higher Education Professional eager to contribute to student success through hard work, empathy, attention to detail, and excellent organizational skills. I have experience working with a diverse population of students. As well as traditional and nontraditional students, both in person and in an online environment. I always keep in mind the mission of the University and overarching goals of the office throughout day-to-day work. I am motivated to learn, grow and excel in Higher Education.

Expected in 05/2020 Master of Arts | Educational Leadership Higher Education Montclair State University, Montclair, NJ GPA:
  • Graduated with 3.89 GPA
Areas of Impact
  • Microsoft Word expertise
  • Instagram, twitter, facebook
  • Excel
  • Google Drive
  • Flyer Creation
  • Skilled in some American Sign Language
  • Ability to Work on Team.
  • Communication Skills (Written&Verbal)
  • Problem-solving Skills.
  • Customer service
  • Data processing
  • Online research
  • Project support
  • Team collaboration
  • Data Collection
  • Team building
  • Data collection and analysis
  • Documentation Management
  • Budgets
Work History
10/2020 to Current Undergraduate Admissions Counselor Creighton University | Phoenix, AZ,
  • Counsel prospective students and family members about admission criteria and other critical factors in the educational decision process.
  • Provided comprehensive support services encompassing career and personal goals of student.
  • Investigated complaints and worked with students, parents and teachers on finding positive resolutions.
  • Maintained student database and electronic records for each student contact.
  • Received and reviewed transcripts to determine eligibility for admission to college or specific programs.
  • Developed and implemented specific recruitment projects and completed routine reports pertaining to recruitment.
  • Special focus on first generation college students.
  • Created Wesley College Admissions flyers.
  • Served as group visit representative for high school and college fairs.
  • Helped students with initial adjustment to university academic life and interpreted institutions policies and requirements.
  • Reviewed student files to meet deadlines for completing various requirements.
02/2019 to Current Coordinator of Recruiting Teachers of Color Grant Montclair State University | City, STATE,
  • Supervise, manage and support peer mentors.
  • Facilitate sessions with peer mentors, prospective and current teacher education students.
  • Assist in the development of summer enrichment and cultural immersion experiences.
  • Conducted training and change management processes to improve operations
  • Developed, updated and maintained database of existing and potential students in Excel
  • Assisted with proactive student outreach initiatives through community College class visits, campus events and outreach via phone call and zoom conference call, and documented client correspondence in Excel
  • Developed team communications and information for mentor meetings
  • Supported marketing programs and campaigns with content and messaging to drive demand
  • Create, facilitate and organize presentations and workshops
  • Recruit and select the programs Mentors and Mentees
  • · Recruit hire and train peer mentors
  • Serve as an advocate for students regarding their navigation of institutional concerns related to housing, academics, registrar, financial aid, etc
  • Developed aFramework model for Mentors and Mentees backed with research
  • ·Oversee tutoring sessions for prospective and current teacher education students
  • Provide success coaching to students by providing comprehensive and holistic support to develop effective self-determination and self-advocacy to reach students’ academic and personal goals
  • Serve as the point of contact and maintain communication with school and community college partners in the collaboration of recruitment activities
  • Coordinate and execute events, such as the Future Teachers of Color Conference
  • Arranged professional development sessions
  • Assist with the process of updating articulation agreements with county college(s)
  • Assist in the development of a marketing plan and materials for recruitment events and publicity
  • Develop and maintain tracking systems to ensure successful student progression towards admission to the Teacher Education Program
  • Facilitate presentations to multiple audiences such as students, families, faculty, and staff
  • Serve as an advocate for students regarding their navigation of institutional concerns related to housing, academics, registrar, financial aid, etc
  • Convene and conduct meetings with different stakeholders
  • Implement fundraising ideas to support our future teachers of Color an admission to the Teacher Education Program
  • Cultivated and nurtured relationships with current and prospective student to support our ongoing mission and goal

Co-Founder of "Feed Our Scholars LLC"

Sigma Lamda Alpha National Honors Society

The National Society of Leadership and Success

Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority Inc.

NASPA Member

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