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College Administrator with over 20 years progressive experience Resume


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Summary of Qualifications


  • years of  progressive leadership in Student Affairs and Academic Affairs, with emphasis on improving efficiency, productivity, and organizational consistency to ensure student access, learning, and success
  • Reputation for achieving goals using a professional yet personable approach 
  • Able to manage a vast array of responsibilities, including development and execution of Strategic Enrollment Plan and Master Academic Plan
  • Enthusiastic and motivated leader, known for excellent interpersonal skills and the ability to work with all levels of personnel




Professional Experience





Interim President

December to June

  • Successfully served as Interim President after the departure of the College President until a new president was on board
  • Operated as the chief administrator and educational leader for the college and reported directly to the Board of Regents
  • Responsible for decision-making and the organizational structure of the college along with executive, administrative, and leadership responsibility for all aspects of the college
  • Oversaw a successful accreditation visit by the Higher Learning Commission - helped to move the college from probation status when I arrived at the college to reaffirmation of without monitoring

VP Academic Affairs and Institutional Effectiveness

July to August

  • Provided broad strategic direction, leadership, and management of the Academic Affairs and Institutional Effectiveness functions within the college. 
  • Oversaw the development and execution of the enrollment management
  • Strengthened the use of data-based decision making by developing student success reports, creating an accessible data warehouse, and training staff
  • Continued to provide leadership in all areas of Academic Affairs as noted below while adding oversight to areas of Institutional Effectiveness, including oversight for Information Technology and Institutional Research departments

Vice President Academic Affairs and Student Affairs

July to June

  • Provided broad strategic direction, leadership, and management of the Academic Affairs and Student Affairs functions within the college. 
  • Worked with the President and the Executive Council to align the college with strategic directions and desired outcomes
  • Provided leadership and evaluation to facilitate strategic alignment of the college’s academic programs and academic operations with the needs of the students.  Responsible for the overall development, review, approval and implementation of college policies as it related to academics
  • Collaborated with the Academic Dean, Assessment Coordinator, and faculty leadership to enhance student learning, student success, community responsiveness and academic program effectiveness, efficiency and sustainability
  • Provided leadership, planning, evaluation and supervision for college student services through strategic enrollment management recruitment and targeted initiatives for expanded student access, persistence, and success
  • Collaborated with the Dean of Students and Enrollment Management, Financial Aid Director, Registrar, Director of TRiO SSS program, Director of Outreach, and Student Services staff to provide for student enrollment, student satisfaction, retention and completion efforts
  • Collaborated with the Academic Dean and Assessment Coordinator to provide direction, leadership and management oversight for continuous improvement, accreditation and measure of accountability for the college
  • Initiated, developed, and provided leadership and support for external partnerships, grants, and collaborative programs that support the College’s mission, and strategic initiatives
  • Expanded collaborations with K- high schools, and institutions of higher learning
  • Provided support, strategic direction, leadership and management oversight of directors, deans/staff, department chairs, faculty leaders, and outreach staff in academic affairs, and student affairs
  • Provided support for leadership development, transition planning, supervision functions and interdepartmental alignment
  • Led, represented, and promoted the college at public functions internally to the College and externally in the local communities to represent the interests of the college and President in a positive manner at all times






Divisional Dean  - General Studies and Basic Education

July to July

Responsible for providing academic leadership and management for the General Studies division.

  • Collaborated with students, faculty, and administration to design, document, promote, implement, assess, monitor, and continually improve programming and learning processes
  • Managed divisional program planning, budgeting, program evaluation and assessment;
  • Aligned and oversaw professional development activities and budget
  • Scheduled courses in an efficient and effective manner collaborating with faculty, staff, student program, and college needs
  • Hired, oriented, coached, empowered, and assessed ongoing development of full-time and adjunct faculty and staff at multiple locations in alignment with the goals of the college
  • Communicated, disseminated, and ensured compliance with college policies/procedures and state and federal laws
  • Completed grant applications and submitted mid-year and end of year reports
  • Developed, planned, and managed budgets, including grants/projects and other resources
  • Communicated clearly with faculty and deans within and across divisions to ensure effective college wide operations and consistency


Academic Dean -  Basic Education 

September to June

Responsible for academic leadership and management in the Adult Basic education area. 

Note: Hired originally as Associate Dean – Basic Education, but after a review by Human Resources, moved retroactively to Academic Dean in January . Promoted to Divisional Dean in July

  • Duties were the same as other academic dean positions as noted above with the exception of management responsibilities for the division.