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Illinois University Township High

Chicago, IL
December 13, 2021

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Daniel Mackey Chicago, Illinois *****



To obtain the Admissions or Academic Advisement position, where my work experience, education, and skill set can be used in a professional environment with opportunity for professional growth

Summary of Qualifications

Highly motivated, able to work effectively in a team setting as well as

independently, strong written and verbal communication skills, strong presentation

skills, experienced in working efficiently in a fast paced work

setting, highly inquisitive and teachable, experienced in professional

correspondence, work history in an office setting, previous managerial experience,

proficient in Microsoft Word, Excel, Power Point, Outlook and People Soft, as well

as Business Management with Analytical skill set


Oral Roberts University-Tulsa, OK May 2012

Master of Divinity, Theology & Ministry

Southern Illinois University-Carbondale, IL May 2005

Bachelor of Science, College of Business and Administration

Major: Marketing

Evanston Township High School- Evanston, IL June 1999

Work Experience

Aug. 2020-July 2021 Revolution Prep

Regional Sales Representative-Chicago Region

Serve as primary contact for parents within a local territory and selling live online tutoring & test preparation programs

Follow up by phone with parents who register for events to sell

and enroll in tutoring programs

Connect with parents at events and via referrals from client schools who have interest in Revolution Prep service

Be able to travel within the Greater Chicagoland area

Visit client school sites frequently to give updates on Revolution Prep resources and industry development

Plan, promote, and attend college admission events at client schools

Work strategically throughout the week, evenings and weekends

(as needed) to achieve goals and business needs.

Aug. 2019-May 2020 MacMurray College, Jacksonville, IL

Assist. Director of Admissions-Chicago Regional Representative

●Develops, implements and coordinates recruitment strategies and travel logistics within Chicagoland area in order to meet or exceed individual territory enrollment goals.

●Builds effective relationships with high schools, community colleges, and community-based organizations.

●Participates in college fairs, college nights, high school and community college visits and other related activities relevant to the recruitment of prospective students.

●Recruits, manages, tracks and assists prospective students through the admission and financial aid process

●Evaluates applicant credentials, determines admission decisions, and awards applicable scholarships based on College admissions and scholarship guidelines.

●Communicates with prospective students, families, high schools, college personnel, and community organizations through telephone communication, emails, text messaging, and social media-based platforms, and off-campus locations when needed.

●Travels to campus for Admissions events and conducts campus tours and meets one-on-one with prospective students and their guests as needed.

●Assists with on-campus recruitment events such as Open Houses or Visit Days.

●Represents the College positively to prospective students, families, high schools, community colleges, community members, and both internal and external constituents.

●Other duties as assigned that are reasonably within the scope of this position.

Nov. 2018- Aug. 2019 Robert Morris University, Chicago, IL

Transfer Admissions Counselor

●Responsible for following the university recruitment and retention plan

●Assist graduate and undergraduate students with the admissions process

●Responsible for facilitating the enrollment process

●Handles confidential documentation

●Responsible for phone and email correspondence, appointment scheduling

●Supports student application process in relation to application deadlines, transfer of transcripts, transcript evaluation, financial aid, and programs offered

●Assist students with choosing the right career path

●Build relationships with local educational institutions to facilitate the successful matriculation of transfer college students into Robert Morris University

●Travels weekly to represent college at various Chicago College events/college fairs

●Meets university transfer enrollment goals and objectives

●Contact prospective new students for associates, bachelors, and master degree program

●Meet with parents and prospective students

●Responds to all prospective students in a timely manner

●Assists students with university resources

●Analyzes student records in preparation for appointments

●Participate and led appropriate recruitment and enrollment activities including: open houses, regional presentations, orientation programs, career days, etc.

Sept 2017- Present Living Word School of Ministry, Forest Park, IL


●Assist and teach students in a ministry/academic learning environment

●Teach weekly course material

●Develop and implement course curriculum & syllabus

●Prepare weekly lesson plans

●Employ audio-visual technology, and effective study tools for lessons

●Grade student assignments, projects, and exams

●Maintain learning environment

●Lead students in weekly prayer and devotion

●Prepare testing examinations, and other effective study tools

●Provide prompt correspondence to students, and administrative staff via email, and or phone

Mar 2018- Aug 2018 New Horizons Computer Learning Centers, Chicago, IL

Career Consultant (Recruitment)

Enrollment activities

●Assisted in the recruitment process

●Assisted students with choosing the right career path

●Made outbound contacts to prospective students

●Followed up with the recruitment process

●Scheduled meetings with potential career education students

●Developed and delivered career education presentations and proposals to potential career education students and sites

●Scheduled meetings with local workforce agencies in Chicago, its surrounding suburbs, Springfield, Champaign, & Rockford, IL

●Developed and maintained relationships with local workforce agencies in assigned territory

●Attended and/or delivered presentations at career-focused events and seminars

●Participated in local career fairs

●Followed the lead management team

●Updated and maintained all opportunities in CRM

●Met or exceeded all other Key Performance Indicators

●Obtained and delivered expert product knowledge in all NH educational programs, courses, and learning modalities

●Ensured accurate information is obtained from prospective students via Student Admissions Form and initial student interviews

●Ensured initial Enrollment Agreements are completed with student and all associated required paperwork is obtained and attached to student enrollment file, including preliminary student learning plan

●Understood and discussed different funding options that are available for potential career training students

●Served as secondary level of support for student concerns or questions (NH Student Services will be primary level of support)

Nov 2013-June 2016 Brown Mackie College, Tulsa, OK

Enrollment Coordinator/Assistant Director of Admissions

●Assisted with the admissions/interview process, follow up and screening of prospective students Strategically worked with first generation and underrepresented college students and their families

●Assisted with any supporting documentation and processing

●Accurately and completely explain educational programs, expected outcomes, student services, and financial consideration to students, parents, and educators.

●Guided prospective students/current students with putting together an execution plan to overcome barriers and obstacles to them attending and completing school (obtaining jobs, apartments, transportation, childcare, etc.)

●Managed inquiries to achieve prompt contact and performance activity weekly goals; utilize approved recruitment policies/formats; make prompt and effective contact with inquiries and redirect unqualified candidates based upon incompatible career goals

●Secured new inquiries (Personally Developed Referrals) by directly asking phone and in-person contacts about referrals of others to contact that may be interested in programs offered.

●Scheduled and conducted interviews, pursued qualified candidates for enrollment, and helped determine appropriateness of candidates for admission based upon career goal compatibility.

●Accurately forecast projected new enrollments on a monthly basis for Campus Admissions Director

●Consistently conducted follow-up meetings, with all applicants to ensure successful matriculation.

●Assisted other personnel and departments with data collection and problem solving.

●Participated and led appropriate recruitment and enrollment activities including: open houses, regional presentations, training sessions, orientation programs, career days, etc.

●Other duties as assigned.

May 2012- Sept 2016 Victory Christian Center, Tulsa, OK

Ministry Staff leader

●Provided worship ministry leadership through main church worship services to 19,000 plus members (during the 6 weekly services)

●Lead church in worship

●Helped in implementing & developing vision for music ministry

●Mobilized and trained music ministry staff and volunteers

●Lead, trained and discipled music ministry volunteers

Oct 2012-July 2013 Tulsa Job Corps Center, Tulsa, OK

Outreach and Admissions Counselor

●Recruited and screened prospective underrepresented and underprivileged students (ages 16-24)

●Maintained and conducted ongoing outreach and community events

●Conducted phone and in-person interviews, coordinated interviews

●Traveled to assist students in housing transitions and handling sensitive parental documentation

●Counseled youth/students with personal and academic concerns

●Assisted with academic and behavioral challenges amongst students

●Assisted student population in developing employability and life skills

●Referred prospective students to alternative programs and agencies

●Maintained relationships with local programs and agencies

●Provided outreach and admissions assessment to students

●Executed administrative tasks

●Maintained and updates resource files for recruitment and outreach, placement and referral purposes

●Assisted with weekly reports

Aug 2011-Dec. 2011 Oral Roberts University, Tulsa, OK

Graduate Teacher- College of Theology and Ministry

●Taught undergraduate students in the College of Theology and Ministry

●Presented as well as communicated class material and lecture daily to students

●Trained students for compassionate, spirit led- ministry

●Supported students and faculty in the Seminary

●Encouraged students to follow God’s call on their lives

●Performed office management duties

●Executed administrative tasks (grading papers, recording grades distributing and communicating assignments)

●Worked with Microsoft Office

●Assisted and supported daily, weekly and monthly projects

●Assisted with preparing reports

●Assisted in teaching students academically and biblically

●Assisted students with personal and academic issues and concerns

●Taught, led and counseled 5 classes of 25-30 students weekly

Dec 2008-Mar 2009 Community Care College, Tulsa, OK

Admissions Representative

●Provided information to prospective college students in a professional manner regarding the admissions process in relation to application deadlines, transfer of transcripts, financial aid, and programs offered

●Performed office management duties

●Executed administrative tasks

●Worked with Microsoft Office

●Assisted and supported daily, weekly and monthly projects

●Educated the prospective college student about their responsibility as a student (academic standards, attendance, dress, conduct, etc)

●Scheduled and hosted campus tours and visits for potential students

●Requested Materials needed to successfully implement recruitment events

Nov 2006-Jan 2008 Colorado Technical University, Chicago, IL

National Admissions Advisor

●Conducted qualitative interviews with perspective college students from all across the continental United States

●Created a virtual experience for prospective online college students

●Evaluated admissions applications, and wrote recommendations for students, in addition to presenting students in acceptance meetings

●Performed office management duties

●Executed administrative tasks

●Engaged in student retention as well as student recruitment responsibilities

●Successfully facilitated a clear line of communication between each assigned student, and each department in the University

Jan2005-May2005 Marketing Campaign, Southern Illinois University, Carbondale, IL

Group Facilitator

●Selected by the Chairman of the Marketing Department to produce a marketing plan for SIU-C that was presented to the Chancellor of the university

●Investigated strengths and weaknesses of the university as well as the opportunities and threats in the competitive environment, addressed possible reasons for upward and downward trends in enrollment

●Developed marketing recommendations for the university in response to the above mentioned SWOT analysis

May2004-May2005 Forest Hall Dormitory-Global Housing, Carbondale, IL

Residence Hall Assistant

●Contributed to maintaining a living community of over 150 international and American college students, ensured that they complied with housing guidelines, assisted in creating a culture of respect, and developing a spirit of corps and camaraderie

May2001-Aug2002 Steak N’ Shake, Carbondale, IL

Asst. Manager

●Supervised a staff of 8-12 people, conducted nightly inventory counts as well as daily and nightly deposits, trained newly hired staff members, and handled conflict resolution responsibilities

Work Related Activities

Residence Hall Association, Carbondale, IL

Member at Large

●Handled campus wide residence hall relations, and voted on distributing funds to various registered student organizations on a campus of over 19,000 students

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