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My top functional areas include:

  • Marketing and Outreach
  • Event Coordinating
  • Alumni Relations
  • Advancement
  • Foundation
  • Academic & International Student Advising


Strengths: Input | Relator | Intellection | Learner | Achiever

As a student affairs professional, it is my goal to transform students and help them stay focused academically, physically, and emotionally. Student affairs is always changing and I must evolve alongside the profession in order to better connect with my students. It is important to manage change while serving as a leader and a mentor.


M.A., Higher Education Student Affairs Leadership (HESAL)

  • President, HESAL Student Organization, January 2016 - January 2017

B.S., Business Administration, Marketing

Minor: Mass Communications

Summer Study Abroad (2009) - Leibniz Fachhochschule, Hannover, Germany

  • National Residence Hall Honorary (NRHH)
  • Campus Activities Board (CAB)
  • Residence Housing Association (RHA)
  • American Marketing Association (AMA)
  • Evergreen Area Council (EAC)

Work History

Metropolitan State University of Denver

July 2017Present

Office Coordinator and Special Project Manager

  • Currently supervising three work study student employees who assist with phone calls, walk-in appointments, and office projects; in the process of hiring and interviewing two student candidates
  • Coordinating the selection process for the Fall 2017 President’s and Provost’s Awards, including updating the Dean of Students website via TerminalFour and creating self-nomination forms via Qualtrics
  • Assists Dean of Students office staff with walk-ins and scheduling appointments and meetings
  • Managing office supply ordering, maintaining personnel and financial records, and assisting with preparing departmental budgets
  • Beginning stages of researching the “Don’t Cancel that Class” concept to increase engagement with all campus constituents and a webinar series to better connect MSU Denver faculty and staff

University of Northern Colorado

August 2015May 2017

Graduate Research Assistant

  • Coordinated HESAL Graduate Assistantship Interview Days, including managing faculty, employers, and prospective students
  • Member of the HESAL social media task force; assisted in launching and maintaining the Facebook page, which reaches over 150 students, staff, and alumni
  • Provided support for internationalization at home research through interview transcription, coding (via Dedoose), and annotated literature reviews
  • Edited and provided feedback on research manuscripts, such as, “Titillation, murder, and romance: Hollywood’s objectifying anti-intellectual campaign against women” and “The prism of hollywood: Depictions of racial diversity in college films” for authors Dr. Tamara Yakaboski and Dr. Saran Donahoo in Anti-intellectual Representations of American Colleges and Universities published by Palgrave Macmillan

University of Northern Colorado

April 2016May 2017

Co-Advisor, Student Judiciary

  • Facilitated one-on-one advising of five Student Justices who uphold the Student Senate constitution and by-laws
  • Served as a student peer advisor for student conduct and grievance process

University of Denver

August 2016December 2016

Assessment & Marketing Intern, Academic Advising and Discoveries Orientation

  • Designed and implemented assessment: utilizing Qualtrics for transfer student survey who attended Discoveries Orientation and developed an executive summary highlighting the findings. Overall, students were fairly satisfied with the information they received throughout the transfer student orientation
  • Researched and constructed two workbooks for academic advisors assisting students on academic probation to further develop their resiliency and emotional intelligence, based on Daniel Goleman’s (1995) research

University of Missouri - St. Louis (UMSL)

May 2016 August 2016

Orientation Intern, Office of New Student Programs

  • Managed 11 undergraduate orientation leaders and assisted with orientation leader training
  • Assisted with five new student orientations and three transfer student orientations, as well as managed two overnight events
  • Managed social media platforms (Facebook, Instagram, SnapChat)
  • Constructed a campus-wide student leader social media manual
  • Received internship through the National Orientation Directors Association internship program

University of Northern Colorado

January 2016May 2016

Marketing Intern, Office of Financial Aid

  • Assisted with marketing and implementation of programming to increase Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) and Universal Scholarship Program applications
  • Researched and designed a marketing handout detailing federal loan information
  • Assisted with student employee interviews and helped reshape the interview process
  • Assessed and evaluated Peer Counselor training. Findings include students prefer hands-on experience and learning through case studies and peer counselor-lead presentations

Thirteenth Floor Entertainment Group

May 2013August 2015

Executive Assistant

  • Coordinated and managed four trade show events and receptions for 100-500 attendees, including transportation, facilities, catering, displays, special accommodations, and hired brand ambassadors and event security

  • Assisted with ticketing and sales for eight nationally recognized haunted house attractions

  • Managed customer service via email, phone, and voicemail for eight haunted attractions and special events

  • Assisted Director of Marketing with all content writing and copy editing for eight haunted attraction websites, Facebook, and Twitter

Mancomm & Blue Gavel Press

June 2011March 2013


  • Edited and designed the page layout for 24 state employment law and OSHA regulation guides utilizing Adobe FrameMaker and InDesign
  • Led implementation of web-based content management system, RegLogic Online

Rock the Dock

August 2007April 2010

Event Manager

  • Founded, planned, and implemented annual on-campus concert festival and booked over 20 artists from the Midwest and Northeast while coordinating funding and personnel across multiple student organizations

Professional & Institutional Associations

  • Reviewer/Editor - NASPA Technology & Higher Education Journal, 2017 - Present
  • NASPA - Student Affairs Administrators in Higher Education, 2017 – Present
  • ACPA - College Student Educators International, 2015 – Present
  • CPAC - College Personnel Association of Colorado, 2015 – Present
  • President - HESAL Student Organization, 2016 – 2017

Volunteer Activities

  • Worked with students to fill out their 2016-2017 FAFSA and Universal Scholarship application
  • Assisted with implementing and promoting the “Don’t Be A Monster” anti-bullying program through the Thirteenth Floor Entertainment Group’s non-profit wing, Imagine Better, Inc.