Administrator responsible for Admissions and Records, Counseling Services, and the Career Education Center. Directly supervised the campus registrar, twelve professional counselors, and a variety of student services specialists and other support staff. Responsibilities in enrollment services included college applications, registration, records, domicile issues, international student issues, and graduation. Counseling Services included new student advising, career counseling, transfer counseling, academic advising for undecided students, financial aid, providing accommodations for disabled students, and student development instruction such as orientation and career education.
Fall 1994-Spring 1995
COORDINATOR, ACADEMIC ASSESSMENT (ACTING)
Responsible for the college-wide student outcomes assessment. Chaired Academic Assessment Committee and participated as resource for assessment committees on general education, developmental English, academic program evaluation, critical thinking, and writing-across-the-curriculum. Coordinated college mini-grant program and edited assessment newsletter.
August 1991-July 1992
ACTING DEAN, STUDENT DEVELOMENT
Provided leadership and supervision for Admissions and Records, Counseling Services, Student Activities, and Office of Financial Aid. Provided advocacy and support to students. Conducted disciplinary actions. Monitored the budget. Participated in Provost’s Staff, Dean’s Working Group, Domicile Appeal Committee, and A&R Graduation Committee. Major successes included establishing direction and accountability (especially for student activities) for the unit, establishing a more positive work environment (especially in A&R), and improving the registration process.
August 1989-August 1991
COORDINATOR, COUNSELING SERVICES
Supervised a staff of fourteen professional counselors, a paraprofessional, and three clerical assistants. Responsible for all counseling programs to include new student advisement and orientation, vocational testing and career planning, program placement, and counseling for special groups such as international, learning disabled/physically disabled, honors, and English-as-a-Second-Language students. Initiated plans for a career information center and transfer center. Developed “one stop” assessment, orientation, and advising sessions; wrote manual and trained faculty on new student advising procedures. Wrote grant and facilitated “Cultural Awareness Workshop- Improving Human Relations.” Member of the Xerox Scholars Transition Team for minority students. Member of the Annandale Assessment Committee, General Education Assessment, Critical Thinking Sub-Committee (chair), and Basic Skills Assessment Committee. Member, Campus Council; member, Administrative Assessment Committee. Instructor, STD 100 (orientation). Managed computerization of counseling center. Coordinated training and professional development of counseling center staff, to include current issues such as substance abuse, sexual assault, how to effectively work with student who are learning/physically disabled, and student cultural awareness.