Senior Associate Director
Sector: Higher EducationMember Since, December 8, 2022
Open To Work
Passionate admissions professional with seven years of experience in College of Charleston’s Office of Admissions. Extensive expertise in working with a wide variety of students, recruitment, event planning, scheduling, and counseling. Strong interpersonal and communication skills with the ability to collaborate and build relationships with students and families. Embraces teamwork but welcomes individual projects to be completed with minimum supervision and effective time management skills.
Looking for a position with a minimum salary of $60,000 USD.
Master of Education (2015 - 2017) Northeastern University
Received a Master of Education, Higher Education Administration
Bachelor of Arts (2011 - 2015) College of Charleston
Received a Bachelor of Arts degree in Communication, cum laude
Work & Experience
College of Charleston (2022 - Present ) Senior Associate Director
• Serve as interim Co-Director of Recruitment; • Serve as the liaison between the Office of Admissions and New Student Programs for our international bridge program, iCharleston; • Directly supervise Assistant Director of Regional Admissions and two Admissions Counselors • Serve as the liaison between the Office of Admissions and partner company EAB; • Plan and execute SACAC’s annual Dry Run Conference at College of Charleston; • Recruitment of high school juniors and seniors to the College of Charleston through local visits, virtual visits, email, sit-down visits, and phone calls; Current territory includes VA, MD, and DC. Previously responsible for managing recruitment territories in the Midwest; • Exhibit knowledge of campus resources for students and how to use them when assisting new students and families; • Serve and work with students wishing to take a Gap Year. • Make 100+ high school visits per year, attend 10 college fairs per year, conduct large information sessions, host guidance counselors on and off campus; • Counsel parents and students in small group, individual, and large presentation settings; • Review ~1,100 undergraduate admission applications per year (freshmen and transfers); • Answer campus inquiries via phone, e-mail (both personal and on behalf of the College), Online Live Chat, and in person (both on and off campus); • Hired, trained, and directly supervised 2 Admissions Representatives (contract employees hired to travel and assist in office duties for 10 months) as an Assistant Director.
Green Apple College Guidance & Education (2022 - Present ) Consultant
Work with students on academic planning and post-secondary preparation. Focus on clarity, while also helping to broaden a student’s scope through connection to outside resources and inner creativity. Work with students to complete a resume, explore college concentrations, set goals, plan for admissions testing, choose summer enrichment, hone interviewing skills, strategize using data, compose and narrow a list, fill out all applications, write all essays, and ultimately decide on a first choice college.