Resume

Education
University of Southern California, Los Angeles California
Master of Arts, Postsecondary Administration and Student Affairs (PASA)
Conferral date: May 2013

Arizona State University, Tempe Arizona
Bachelor of Arts, Broadcast Journalism
Conferral date: May 1998

Higher Education Experience
USC Herman Ostrow School of Dentistry Los Angeles CA
Admissions Counselor II December 2009 – Present
• Process and evaluate 3,500+ DDS applications and determine applicant’s eligibility for admissions interview.
• Conduct DDS program admission interviews with other Admissions Office staff.
• Counsel prospective students on the application process for the DDS program.
• Coordinate application process with 9 faculty directors for 11 dental specialty programs, each with their application requirements.
• Counsel denied applicants to provide insight on improving their application for upcoming admission cycles.
• Process I20 visa applications for all entering international students and enter admission decisions in Student Information System (SIS).
• Answer all email inquiries regarding DDS program.
• Administered Advanced Standing Program for International Dentists while new program counselor was interviewed and hired.
• Planned and executed New Student Orientation Week for 34 incoming students to our International Dentist program.

USC Gould School of Law Los Angeles CA
Admissions Assistant November 2006-September 2009
• Represented USC Law at recruiting events around the U.S. as needed by the Dean of Admissions.
• Created an Orientation Manual for incoming first year law students.
• Created biographies for all incoming first year students for faculty to use at Orientation Day.
• Greeted all visitors to USC Law Admissions office and answer their questions about the law program.
• Arranged all campus tours and classroom visits, with an average of five students for each of the two daily tours and lecture observation opportunities.
• Mailed USC Law information packets to prospective students.
• Processed admissions files and sent them to the Admissions Committee for review in collaboration with the Assistant Director of Admissions.

Professional Memberships:
National Association of College Admission Counselors July 2011-Present
NAFSA: Association of International Educators July 2011-Present

Volunteer/Para-Professional Activities:
Volunteer Researcher April 2011-Present
• Conducted qualitative interviews with freshmen International students to gain perspective on their first year experiences for the USC International Student Assessment Project, a joint research initiative between Center for Testing and Assessment, The Center for Academic Support, and the Office of International Services.

Non-Traditional Student Liaison May 2010-Present
• Represented the needs of non-traditional students on the PASA program executive board.
• Planned “speed networking” event, bringing together current students and student affairs professionals for a series of five minute long one-on-one conversations.
• Planned non-traditional student panel, bringing together several third year non traditional students to share their experiences with first year non-traditional students.

LGBT Peer Mentor Program Sept 2010-Present
• Mentored an undergraduate international student, meeting bi-weekly to discuss LGBT issues, academics, career networking and other issues.

National Greek Life Experience
Delta Lambda Phi National Social Fraternity Los Angeles, CA
National Executive Director 2007-2009
• Supervised the fraternity’s National Office, with oversight of the offices of Expansion, Operations, and Technology comprising a staff of 10-15 volunteer brothers spread around the country.
• Ensured that all chapters and colonies submit Insurance dues, Brotherhood dues, and supporting required documents to National Office as required by the National Bylaws.
• Supervised all aspects of the fraternity’s national expansion plan, including selection of multiple three member mentor teams, monitoring progress of colonies and acting as liaison between colonies, the National Board of Directors and college Greek Life offices.
• Oversaw all national Technology functions of the Fraternity, including the National Brother Database and the National Website.

Delta Lambda Phi National Social Fraternity Los Angeles, CA
Regional Governor-West 2002-2005
• Oversaw appropriate fiduciary responsibilities of the Fraternity as a member of the National Board of Directors, including Risk Management, national and regional event planning, and policy discussions and implementation.
• Supervised day to day operations of all Western Region chapters, including enforcement of the National By-Laws, Risk Management Procedures and Ritual Guidelines.
• Organized twice annual Regional Conferences for Western Region brothers with an average attendance of 70 brothers. Responsible for finding location, organizing hotels, workshop presenters and space, within budgetary policy.
• Mentored new Chapter brothers through transition of leadership roles; average of 10-15 new brothers per chapter.
• Represented concerns of local chapters and brothers to the National Board of Directors and relayed responses or policy decisions back to local chapters.

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