Assistant Director for Alumni & Volunteer Engagement
Profile University events professional offering versatile communication, organization and proficiency in Microsoft Office and Jenzabar programs. Strong event planner with excellent people skills, who readily adapts to change, works independently and exceeds expectations. Able to juggle multiple priorities and meet tight deadlines without compromising quality.
University Receptionist January 2012 to CurrentJFK UNIVERSITY － Pleasant Hill, CA
Handled multifaceted tasks (e.g., welcoming everyone to the university, answering multi-line switchboard and President's office back-up phone, sent hard and e-packets, RSVP to Open Houses, managed multiple emails and data entry in CARS) as part of the admissions team.
Ensured the delivery of premium service to students.
Quickly became a trusted employee known for "can-do" attitude, flexibility and high-quality work.
Director of Admissions January 2008 to January 2011ALLIANT INTL UNIVERSITY － San Diego, CA
Highlights: Coordinated recruitment events (average of 12 large gatherings per year) that contributed to meet enrollment goals.
Communicated effectively with multiple departments to plan meetings and prepare welcome packages for new students.
Established strong relationships to gain support and effectively achieve results.
Developed innovative PowerPoint presentation to market executive programs.
Director of Events January 1995 to January 2008WILLAMETTE UNIVERSITY － Salem, OR
Planned or led planning committees to manage and assist with execution of all University wide events.
Earned excellent marks on performance reviews, with citations for excellence in areas including event attendance and quality; ability to learn and implement new concept strategies; positive work ethic; and commitment to providing unsurpassed service.
Education and Training
Multi-media Presentations Communication Skills Project Management Finance and Accounting Professional Office Procedures : Management & Technology, 2002OREGON HEALTH & SCIENCES UNIVERSITY － Portland, OR M.S.
Public Relations Society of America, Member 2000-Present