- Executive Management Mentor for Empire Education Group (2010-2013)
2351 Hickory Creek Court #1A Richmond, VA. 23294
Community College Director with 10 years of supervisory/management experience. Expertise in General Administration; Enrollment Management; Student Support; and Educational Programs and Workforce Development.
Oversee operation of Empire Education Group's School of Cosmetology spanning 5 different campuses located in Virginia and Maryland. Lead Academics Affairs, Student Affairs, and Facility Departments. Manage campus attrition and retention activities and goals. Ensure all regional campuses are in compliance with state, federal and local regulatory agencies and accreditation standards( i.e. Department of Education, State Boards of Cosmetology, NACCAS, DOL, EEOC etc). Manage campus budget and achieve P&L goals. Establish, manage, and evaluate campus workforce development program. Implement student support initiatives and ensure that they adequately support the student population.
Traveled to cosmetology schools nationwide to ensure that all standards are documented, enforced, and followed in accordance with accreditation agency.
Prepared, reviewed, and updated training curriculum for Learning Management System. Facilitated various training modules for the Assistant, Executive, and Regional Directors.
Provided leadership, development and guidance to staff members in all functional areas. Worked directly with students to provide the best possible student experience. Worked with Human Resources for the recruitment, hiring, staffing, coaching, evaluation and termination of employees. Operated school in a manner that achieved all goals in enrollment, Total Quality School key metrics, and student outcomes. Ensured compliance with all policies and regulatory agencies.
Managed the campus facility, faculty, staff, and students. Maintained campus attrition and retention activities and goals. Evaluated student progress and appropriately advised/counseled students. Assisted students with financial aid activities to include verification, awards, and pre-/post- counseling.
Monitored the activity and progress of delinquent youth and their families. Empowered individuals and families in setting and obtaining goals. Served agencies and individuals in family reunification efforts.