Motivating and talented professional driven to inspire students to pursue academic and personal excellence. Strives to create a challenging and engaging learning environment in which students become life-long scholars and learners. Educator with years of experience supervising, recruiting, marketing, and assessing matriculation and retention.
Exceptional written and verbal communicator
Committed to cultivating student leadership
Accomplished domestic and international recruiter
Program Coordinator II, 05/2016 to CurrentUniversity of South Carolina; School of Medicine － Columbia, SC
Works collaboratively with Program Director(s) in planning and implementing admissions strategies, recruitment, and initiatives for matriculation and retention.
Manages admissions processing and review for applicants matriculating to the Master's, PhD, Genetic Counseling and Post-Baccalaureate Certificate degree programs.
Responsible for event management: Advisory Board, Clinical Supervision Workshop, Orientation, Interview Days, Thesis Presentations, Graduation Reception, Alumni Reception, Fall Symposium
Counsels undergraduates in regard to educational and professional goals.
Communicates regularly with campus departments to review and process requests for admissions and other position duties.
Maintains program websites to make updated handouts and other resources available to students at all times.
Prepares financial paperwork: preparing forms for submission, (i.e. Peoplesoft, TA/TRV),
Educational Foundation forms.
Rotation Affiliation Agreements: new agreements, abstract student
requirements, process malpractice insurance purchase, criminal background
Program Coordinator I, 01/2016 to 05/2016University of South Carolina; Palmetto College － Lancaster, SC
Primary site recruiter for Palmetto College degree programs
Provided academic advising/counseling, financial aid, registration, enrolling and other appropriate campus-based service needs for current and prospective PC students.
Served as liaison between the Lancaster campus, USC Columbia, and the senior USC campuses regarding degree programs offered through Palmetto College.
Traveled as needed to career fairs, college fairs, and other events to promote Palmetto College degree programs.
Participated in recruiting/ marketing and Educational Opportunity Activities throughout the community with prospective students.
Assistant Director of Graduate Admissions, 06/2014 to 08/2015University of Mary Hardin-Baylor － Belton, TX
Managed and responsible for all applications and related documents (i.e. transcripts, GRE, TOEFL/IELTS scores, passports, etc.) from current and prospective students to the Graduate School.
Reported continuously to the Dean and International Director for reporting, assessing, planning and changes in policies/procedures.
Maintained website and updated content, as needed.
Oversaw the hiring, training and supervision of the Graduate Admissions Specialist, Graduate Assistants, and student workforce.
Counseled and advised students through the entire process from initial contact until enrollment was complete.
Conducted phone, email, letters and in-person communication with graduate international applicants, partnering international recruitment agencies, and new/current graduate international students.
Worked collaboratively with other higher education institutions (UT-Austin and Baylor University) in implementing strategies for recruitment and admissions best practices.
Office Manager, 02/2014 to 05/2014University of Texas at Austin; Sanger Learning Center － Austin, TX
Communicated effectively with coordinators and staff to maintain accurate reports.
Managed Sanger Learning Center data including student usage, undergraduate and graduate student records and space utilization.
Generated detailed reports, requisitions, and vouchers for Director and assisted with event budgets and process payments paperwork for staff.
Worked with the dean's office for payment of invoices, travel reimbursements and records retention.
Provided accounting support for Sanger Learning Center programs including generating rosters and course lists, entering questions into online survey applications and managing response data.
Facilitated tracking of student progress in tutoring programs.
Communicated via mail, email, list-serve, and telephone with prospective, incoming, current and outgoing students, as well as faculty and staff, regarding a variety of matters related to the Sanger Learning Center.
Continuously, recognized, defined and accurately tracked problems and made recommendations regarding the assessment of unusual circumstances, modified or altered of business process approach.
Oversaw the hiring, supervision and training of the SLC studentworkforce and Office Assistant.
Processed new hire paper work, including, I-9, Background checks, and paycheck profiles.
Implemented business management policies, regulations and directives, to reach accurately assess and report business functions.
Management Support Assistant, 01/2012 to 02/2014Department of Defense; Army － Fort Sam Houston, TX
Served as the Management Support Technician to a GS-15, Lieutenant Colonel, and Area Support Team, equivalent to Battalion (BN) within the 106th Signal Brigade, NETCOM, 7th Signal Command (T).
Processed travel requests using DTS (Defense Travel System); processed time and attendance using ATAAPS for the assigned AST, verified time and attendance using ATAAPS for assigned 6 Network Enterprise Centers (NEC); approx. 500 employees; and processed Request for Hire (RFH), Requested for Personnel Actions (RPA) for assigned NECs in the automated system DCPDS.
Researched and obtained background information for required human resource actions through use of automated databases using Civilian Personnel On-Line (CPOL), historical files and review of previous or current studies/projects on related topics.
Independently established and maintained filing system/log of all incoming and outgoing correspondence, TDY vouchers, trainings, evaluations, and travel requests.
Prepared detailed reports, plans, programs, briefing documents, correspondence, messages and forms both in draft and final form.
Assisted with establishing and updating SOPs, TTPs, surveys, questionnaires and processes for sharing information, identifying patterns and trends.
Knowledge of Army and Network Enterprise Command (NETCOM) civilian hiring and manpower management concepts, principles and practices appropriate to the basic skills required in the performance of duties related to informational or procedural matters.
Trained on analyzing and monitoring funding status for requests, allotments, and reimbursements.
Community Outreach Coordinator, 08/2008 to 12/2009University of Michigan-Flint － Flint, MI
Managed recruitment for middle and high school students from educationally/ economically disadvantaged backgrounds for participation in project activities, Future Nurses Internship and three summer academic enrichment programs.
Collaboratively worked and communicated with local and state organizations regarding funding and continued support.
Advised students on admissions requirements and coordinated health professions internship opportunities.
Met with prospective students and their parents on an individual basis to explain program requirements, admissions process, university services, etc.
Managed and planned health education activities, workshops, health fairs, career fairs, and other recruitment events.
Undergraduate Admissions Recruiter, 09/2007 to 03/2008University of Michigan-Flint － Flint, MI
Managed recruitment territory of 26 high schools across Mid-Michigan; increased enrollment from territory by 30% for the Fall 2007 semester.
Communicated and served as a liaison between high school and community college advisors.
Implemented and managed recruitment plan for assigned territory to target economically/ disadvantaged students.
Advised students on admissions requirements.
Evaluated and processed admissions applications.
Met with prospective students and their parents on an individual basis to explain admissions process, university services, etc.
Ph.D.:Administration in Higher Education,2020Capella University － Minneapolis, MN, USA
Master of Science:Leadership in Higher Education,2014Capella University － Minneapolis, MN, USA
Bachelor of Arts:Organizational Communications,2007University of Michigan － Flint, MI, USAMinor in Marketing
Recognized for recruitment efforts, increasing enrollment from assigned territory by 30%.
Recipient of Time-Off award.
Independently created and established standard operating procedures for Brigade Commander (Colonel).
Microsoft Office: Word, PowerPoint, Excel, Publisher, Access
USC Systems: Ellucian Banner, DataWarehouse, GMS, Blackboard, People Soft, Class Climate
Understanding of trends in Admissions and of higher education processes.
Resumes, and other information uploaded or provided by the user, are considered User Content governed by our Terms & Conditions. As such, it is not owned by us, and it is the user who retains ownership over such content.
Companies Worked For:
University of South Carolina; School of Medicine
University of South Carolina; Palmetto College
University of Mary Hardin-Baylor
University of Texas at Austin; Sanger Learning Center
Department of Defense; Army
University of Michigan-Flint
University of Michigan
Job Titles Held:
Program Coordinator II
Program Coordinator I
Assistant Director of Graduate Admissions
Management Support Assistant
Community Outreach Coordinator
Undergraduate Admissions Recruiter
Ph.D. : Administration in Higher Education , 2020 Master of Science : Leadership in Higher Education , 2014 Bachelor of Arts : Organizational Communications , 2007
Create a job alert for [job role title] at [location].