Summary

Career Summary

lProfessional with 15 years of experience working/consulting with administrators to develop and execute program that meets requirement of the event, briefing or activity.

lPartnering with departments to successfully plan and implement on-campus events for diverse audiences.

lMaintaining budgetary responsibility for assigned event, briefing or program.

lSupport or participate in the operations of multiple departments throughout Elon University, including but not limited to, event planning, budget, procurement, administrative, and program support.

lExpert in content development of marketing materials in support of on campus programs.

Skills

lMarketing Strategies & Campaigns

lCorporate Communications

lTeam Leadership experience

lExcellent customer service, organizational and interpersonal skills

lWeb & Print Content Development

lFocus Group & Research

lDevelopment of Training Materials

lPublic & Media Relations

lExperience interacting with diverse community of executives, students, parents, faculty and staff

Work History

Work History

BA Corporate Communications

Elon University

Professional Experience

Elon University – Elon, NC

Dynamic co-educational, comprehensive institution that is a national model for actively engaging faculty and students in teaching and learning.

Program Administration, 1999 to Present

Provide administrative support to 57 faculty and staff members within the departments of Biology, Chemistry, Environmental Studies, Physics and the Engineering Program.

·Provide direct touch administrative support to faculty including; facilities requests,  travel, logistics, acquisition of resources, mailings, transitioning faculty, and conferencing arrangements.

·Oversee logistics associated with public discourse, conferences, committee meetings, candidate interviews, and presentations.

·Support budgetary responsibilities for assigned departments, programs and projects.

·Develop and maintain database information specific to supported programs, and faculty.

·Make effective hiring decisions and work to retain valuable employees. Provide leadership, direction and supervision to team of student assistant employees. Determine workload, assign priorities, track progress and ensure completion of all projects in order to meet business objectives.

·Lead implementation of custom process to improve cost and efficiency within the team. Drive and resolve issues that further enhance overall team success. Tailor existing processes as needed to support Department Chairs in cross-functional planning, scheduling and execution.

·Stay abreast of technical advancements in primary functional areas of responsibility such as performing web development and administrative duties for global candidate searches. Ensure consistent delivery of results based on overall organizational objectives.

·Advise Vice President for Business, Finance and Technology on matters of policy and procedure for safety issues on campus.

boy scouts of america - greensboro, NC

The mission of the Boy Scouts of America is to prepare young people to make ethical choices over their lifetimes by instilling in them the values of the Scout Oath and Law.

Marketing Intern, January 2010 to March 2010

·Assist with event planning and volunteer management to execute county-level and council events.

·Work alongside community and business leaders to develop fundraising and youth programming events.

·Work within budgets to arrange vendors and manage guest relations and invitations.

·Aide in the promotion of the Corporate DodgeBall Tournament to both internal and external publics through traditional and new media as well as facilitating direct mailings.

·Network with local marketing industry professionals as well as other area employers.

Elon University – Elon, NC

The Physical Plant Department operates and maintains the real property facilities and infrastructure of the University.

Budget Management, 1995 to 1999

·Assisted in managing a $6m O&M budget and a $.5m Capital budget consisting of eleven departments.

·Tracked progress and ensured completion of all projects in order to meet business objectives.

·Ensured budgetary compliance following university procedures and guidelines.

·Served as single point customer service representative for financial aspects of projects, including tracking, trending and logistics.

·Developed and maintained strong working relations with key management teams, executives, managers, customers and vendors. Executed customer interface skills with both internal and external customers.

·Coordinated system networking, troubleshooting, training opportunities, and maintenance of Act 1000 facilities management software program.

Education

Education

Elon University

Education

Elon University– Elon, NCMay 2011

Bachelor of Arts in Corporate Communications

North Carolina

Notary Public

Guilford County

Commission expires March 19, 2016

AED Defibrillator Certification

Skills

Skills

Microsoft Office

Microsoft Office Suite Applications including Word  Excel PowerPoint Outlook Publisher and Access

Design Applications

Technology Software: VirtualEvals, Adobe Professional 8, Datatel, Act 1000, Informer, OnTrack, Blackboard, MS Office (Word, Access, Excel, PowerPoint, Publisher),R25   Web/Multimedia: Final Cut Pro, Adobe InDesign, Adobe Dreamweaver, Adobe Photoshop, Adobe Flash, Microsoft Publisher, Microsoft FrontPage, Facebook, Twitter, Skype   References Dr. Earl Danieley, Ph.D. President Emeritus Elon University Campus Box 2625 Elon, NC 27244-2010 Phone: 336-278-5701 Danieley@elon.edu   Dr. Steven House, Ph.D. Provost, Vice President for Academic Affairs Elon University Campus Box 2625 Elon, NC 27244-2010 Phone: 336-278-6647 shouse@elon.edu   Dr. Nancy Harris, Ph.D. Associate Dean of Elon College, the College of Arts and Sciencs Elon University Campus Box 2112 Elon, NC 27244-2010 Phone: 336-278-6191 harrisn@elon.edu   Dr. Robert Vick, Ph.D. Associate Professor – Biology Elon University Campus Box 2625 Elon, NC 27244-2010 Phone: 336-278-6205 vickrs@elon.edu   Dr. Michael Kingston, Ph.D. Professor Elon University Campus Box 2625 Elon, NC 27244-2010 Phone: 336-278-6182 Kingston@elon.edu  

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