Executive Operations ~ Full Cycle Project Planning / Management ~ Team Leadership
Distinctive professional with a 12+ year track record of success in executive operations management, event planning, program sales, contract management and more within higher education environment.
Operations / Production Oversight
Event Planner / Organizer
Program Sales / Negotiation
Solid Team Player
Cool and Rsourceful
Thinks Outside the Box
Key Skills & Accomplishments
EXECUTIVE LEVEL MANAGEMENT
Top Achiever; earned recognition for commitment to excellence at every position held by applying the same drive to every task that led to a winning trend throughout career.
Developed unique marketing strategies that resonated with target markets and led to public awareness of NYIT, enrollment expansion and increased profits through tuition/student retention.
Consistently championed positive, team-oriented behavior and used inspired, innovative and aggressive marketing strategies that propelled tuition sales to new heights annually for NYIT.
Innovative resource development identified sponsorships and planned annual fundraising events.
Technology savvy; Social Networking Media; MS Office (Access, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint, Word); Adobe (In-Design, File Maker Pro, Dreamweaver); QuickBooks; Infusionsoft; On-line research.
RECENT CAREER ACHIEVEMENTS
Increased enrollment for the New York Institute of Technology by 47% in one year by refusing to take no for an answer and providing a positive, professional approach.
Consistently sold a $56k/year college program despite a down economy by presenting evidence of a future with a higher quality of life to prospective students and their parents.
Orchestrated every aspect of a highly successful annual formal fundraiser event for 350-450 attendees for more than 12 years.
Planned numerous events; most recently established annual Walk-A-Thon scholarship fundraiser.
Positioned NYIT as a top academic community choice by researching the competition, grants and scholarships, and ensuring the school maintained an edge by providing the best offerings for students.
M.S. – EDUCATION Long Island University, C.W. Post u Brookville, NY
B.A. – PSYCHOLOGY & ANTHROPOLOGY Queens College u Flushing, NY
Résumé, Page Two
INTELLIGENT OFFICE Uniodale, NY
Answer phones for various “virtual” clients, forward calls, take messages, 2/2015 - Present
schedule appointments, complete questionaires, answer client questions.
Provide meeting preparation for clients, set up conference space.
Provide administrative services for clients
Process insurance claims
Handle Social Media postings for clients
Navigate a CRM system to manage client relations
NEW YORK INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY Central Islip, NY
Director – Introduction to Independence Program 2007-2013
Director of Recruitment, Admissions & Development – Vocational Independence Program 2006-2013
Organize annual fundraising affairs, Open House events for educational professionals and prospective students, and conduct tours and interviews.
Provide executive leadership for a 3-year certificate program for students with learning disabilities and those on the autism spectrum (high-functioning autism/Asperger’s Syndrome).
Design and manage program ad placement in top academic journals and professional media, develop and maintain databases, program web site, travel spreadsheets, and print brochures.
Receive and respond to all phone inquiries regarding in-depth program and tuition information, serve as Acting Dean in event of Dean’s absence, and maintain professional networks on behalf of NYIT.
Hire staff, create classes and schedules, generate P&L statements, and oversee travel experiences.
‘Providing a United Front’ Autism Spectrum News. 2009; I(4): 33, 42.
‘Shattering the Silence of Selective Mutism’ Mental Health News. Winter 2011; 27, 33.
‘Internet Safety’ Encyclopedia of Autism Spectrum Disorders. 2011.