David Carroll

David Carroll

Director of Recruitment, Willamette MBA for Professionals

Portland, Oregon Area
Higher Education

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David Carroll's Overview

  • Washington and Jefferson College
  • Carlow University

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David Carroll's Summary

David M. Carroll is eager to connect and network with other professionals and have a positive impact on the community. Having several years of recruiting, admissions, and enrollment management experience in undergraduate and graduate education, David serves as the Director of Recruitment for the MBA for Professionals program at Willamette University, serving both the up-and-coming leader or the executive who wants to develop their management skills. Please feel free to contact him for more information on the MBA for Professionals program with classes in both Portland and Salem, Oregon.

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Willamette University is seeking qualified professionals who are looking to advance themselves in their career and join a top ranked MBA program. The MBA for Professionals is designed with your success in mind. Having based our accredited, well designed curriculum on what upper level management seeks in employers, you will have the opportunity to immediately apply what you're learning in your workplace. Courses are offered in an evening format in both Portland (The Pearl, 905 NW 12th Avenue Portland, 97209) or the Salem campus.

Interested in learning more about Willamette's MBA? Contact David if...
*You know a motivated individual seeking an advanced degree in business...
*You know a company with lots of up and coming leaders...
*You know a business with future succession plans...
*You are ready to take the next step in advancing your career!

David Carroll's Experience

Director of Recruitment, MBA for Professionals

Willamette University

Educational Institution; 501-1000 employees; Higher Education industry

November 2013Present (1 year) Portland and Salem, Oregon

- Redesigning and implementing a strategic recruitment plan and initiatives for the MBA-P program with a focus on: increasing visibility of the MBA-P and Atkinson Graduate School of Management;
- Developing a comprehensive communication plan to help better stay connected and to inform prospective students of upcoming events
- Promote the recruitment strategy by means of written communications and individual promotions using social media, professional presentations, and traditional marketing
- Assisted in the design and development of new marketing materials
- Involved with the upkeep of the Willamette MBA for Professionals website and social media platforms
- Attract, evaluate and enroll qualified students in the Atkinson Graduate School of Management through on campus and off campus recruitment activities
- Streamline and redevelop admission processes and procedures for the MBA-P program admissions cycle
- Working closely with company personnel to develop preferred educational partnerships to identify highly qualified employees who are in management or soon to enter management by providing a high quality, world-class MBA education (some companies include: Intel, Garmin, Daimler, Kaiser Permanente, and many more)
- Organize and coordinate student orientation and graduation programs
- Assisting and communicating with prospective students across teams, functions and schools to facilitate introductions for the purpose connecting people, creating and facilitating job opportunities and building value in the Willamette brand

Undergraduate Admissions Counselor

Carlow University

Educational Institution; 201-500 employees; Higher Education industry

August 2010October 2013 (3 years 3 months) Greater Pittsburgh Area

- Advise students through the college search process including: academic, financial aid, career and standardized testing counseling
- Coordinated Carlow’s Spring Admissions Overnight program, our largest and most crucial on campus recruiting/retention events; worked closely with Carlow’s SGA, Campus Activities Board
- Advised Student Admissions Ambassadors (Student Promotion and Recruitment Team – SPiRiT) to facilitate professional growth and student success with our spring overnight program
- Organize and attend career and college fairs; meet with and recruit students
- Attended multiple conferences focusing on multicultural recruitment and retention
- Recruit students from a wide geographic, socioeconomic and cultural background across the country
- Member of several committees and groups across campus working toward developing stronger relations to help provide greater support for students
- Developed initiatives working with community based organizations to build diversity populations, and to help retain students of color through additional advising

Senior Officer of Membership and Training

Washington & Jefferson College

Educational Institution; 201-500 employees; Higher Education industry

August 2006May 2010 (3 years 10 months) Washington, Pennsylvania

- Responsible for the implementation and extensive semester long training program for W&J College and Office of Admission student tour guides
- Developed, coordinated, and led training sessions that focused on several aspects of the tour guide from community history to self presentation
- Managed over 140 student tour guides, keeping track of both personal and tour information throughout the year

David Carroll's Volunteer Experience & Causes

  • Volunteer Experience

    • Participant

      Leadership Portland
      July 2014 present (4 months)

      Participants work together as a group, engaging in the key elements of both the city and state infrastructure. On each program day, participants will interact with their fellow classmates, speakers, guests, and impact project teams. By the end of the program, participants will develop an integrated overview of how to get involved in regional issues.

      During the program, participants will complete Impact Projects. Participants are split up into small groups where they fulfill an impactful and sustainable objective for a local non-profit. These projects are worked on outside of Program Day classes and provide an opportunity for building teamwork and interpersonal leadership skills.

    • Board Member, Marketing Co-Chair

      Young Nonprofit Professionals Network Portland
      July 2014 present (4 months)

      YNPN Portland supports the development of young professionals to strengthen their role in a viable, inclusive and collaborative nonprofit sector.

      We engage and support current and future nonprofit and community leaders by creating meaningful programming which includes professional development opportunities, networking events, service activities, and in-person programs and web-based platforms for information and resource sharing.

  • Volunteer Interests

    • Causes I care about:

      • Children
      • Civil Rights and Social Action
      • Economic Empowerment
      • Education
      • Health
      • Science and Technology

David Carroll's Courses

  • Master of Business Administration (MBA), Innovation and Creativity Management

    Carlow University

    • Marketing Management
    • Strategic Pricing
    • Global Business
    • Project Management
    • Strategic Planning
    • Information and Communication Technology
    • Research
  • Bachelor of Arts, Business Administration, Psychology; Human Resource Management

    Washington and Jefferson College

    • Organization Behavior & Management
    • Special Topics: Leadership
    • Marketing
    • Financial Management
    • Social Psychology
    • International Marketing
    • Business Calculus
    • Industrial/Organizational Psychology

David Carroll's Languages

  • Spanish

    (Limited working proficiency)

David Carroll's Skills & Expertise

  1. Leadership
  2. Higher Education
  3. Admissions
  4. Event Planning
  5. Recruiting
  6. Marketing
  7. Public Speaking
  8. Student Development
  9. Staff Development
  10. Student Affairs
  11. PowerPoint
  12. Student Financial Aid
  13. College Recruiting
  14. Human Resources
  15. Project Management
  16. Program Coordination
  17. Employee Training
  18. Networking
  19. Community Outreach
  20. Social Media
  21. Scholarly Research
  22. Time Management
  23. Business Analysis
  24. Scholarships
  25. Research
  26. Strategic Sourcing
  27. Employee Relations
  28. CRM
  29. Career Development
  30. Enrollment Management
  31. Career Counseling
  32. Business Development
  33. Brand Management
  34. Training

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David Carroll's Education

Washington and Jefferson College

Bachelor of Arts, Business Administration, Psychology; Human Resource Management


Activities and Societies: 2010 Washington & Jefferson College Student Commencement Speaker, Alpha Lambda Delta, Pi Gamma Mu Social Science Honor Society, Psi Chi Psychology Honor Society, Gamma Sigma Alpha Greek Honor Society, Alpha Phi Omega Honor Service Fraternity, Presidential Scholarship Recipient and Interviewer, Dean’s List, Admissions Student Panelist, College Enrollment Advisory and Support Committee, Lion's Club, W&J Lions Club President, Delta Tau Delta Fraternity

Carlow University

Master of Business Administration (MBA), Innovation and Creativity Management


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