Dana Clark

Dana Clark

Assistant Director of Admissions at Roger Williams University

Location
Bristol, Rhode Island (Providence, Rhode Island Area)
Industry
Higher Education

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Dana Clark's Overview

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Dana Clark's Summary

Dana has worked in higher education for 6+ years and has recently completed her master's degree in Student Development Administration from Seattle University. She is currently working as the Assistant Director of Admission at Roger Williams University while focusing on transfer recruitment. Additionally, she a portion of her role is to recruit freshman in the Connecticut area while engaging in international recruitment travel trips. Dana has mastered skills in managing budgets, coordinating events, program management, counseling students all while offering superb customer service. All in all, her hard work ethic, value for higher education and passion for working with others brings forth great energy and determination.

Dana Clark's Experience

Assistant Director of Admissions

Roger Williams University

Educational Institution; 1001-5000 employees; Higher Education industry

February 2014Present (8 months) Bristol, RI

* Recruiting transfer students both locally and domestically
* Enhancing marketing strategies for the transfer population
* Travel and recruiting freshman in the Connecticut territory
* Managing budgets
* Programming

Educational Institution; 501-1000 employees; Higher Education industry

October 2011Present (3 years) Seattle, WA

* Organize and manage college event
* Conduct annual benchmarking studies
* Work closely with Marketing and Advancement Officer
* Plan, organize and prepare for small and large college meetings
* Draft newsletters, notices and memos on behalf of the Dean
* Lead the Alumni-Student Mentorship Program

Admissions Counselor

Keiser University

Nonprofit; 1001-5000 employees; Education Management industry

April 2010August 2011 (1 year 5 months) Melbourne, Florida Area

* Assisted those interested in Keiser University with program information
* Supported applicants through application and financial aid process
* Supported nursing school applicants and proctored the TEAS test weekly

Restaurant and Events Manager

Forty 1° North Hotel & Resort

May 2009January 2010 (9 months) Newport, Rhode Island

* Planned, organized and hosted holiday events, large weekly events, wine tastings, and parties consisting of 150-200 attendees.
* Supervised 30 servers per week; created their schedules; managed their nightly check out
* Processed weekly revenue transactions for resort, including server/bartender close outs and customer transactions
* Analyzed weekly sales activity and trends for each restaurant
*Worked with chef to determine menu options that were cost effective

Educational Institution; 1001-5000 employees; Higher Education industry

January 2007May 2009 (2 years 5 months) Providence, Rhode Island Area

* Managed the office of Residential Life at "JWU" working directly under the Director and Operational Manager
* Maintained and supervised the yearly budget for 14 Residential Directors
*Administered the budget (approximately $1,000,000.00) of the Residential Life Department
* Created meeting agendas and completed meeting minutes and note-taking along with other office tasks

Dana Clark's Languages

  • French

Dana Clark's Skills & Expertise

  1. Marketing
  2. Higher Education
  3. Non-profits
  4. Admissions
  5. Customer Service
  6. Hospitality
  7. Restaurants
  8. Menu Development
  9. Budgets
  10. Enrollment Management
  11. Student Affairs
  12. Student Development
  13. Microsoft Word
  14. Nonprofits
  15. Student Engagement
  16. Training
  17. PowerPoint
  18. Leadership Development
  19. Student Financial Aid
  20. Student Leadership
  21. Microsoft Office
  22. Fundraising
  23. Social Networking
  24. Community Outreach
  25. Career Counseling
  26. Event Planning
  27. Program Development
  28. Residence Life
  29. Microsoft Excel
  30. Event Management
  31. Time Management
  32. Retaining Customers
  33. Resume Writing
  34. Staff Development
  35. Academic Advising
  36. Teaching
  37. Volunteer Management
  38. Curriculum Development
  39. Data Entry
  40. Critical Thinking
  41. Grant Writing
  42. Student Counseling
  43. Supervisory Skills
  44. Editing
  45. Program Evaluation
  46. Research
  47. Curriculum Design
  48. Conflict Resolution

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Dana Clark's Honors and Awards

  • Higher Education Achievements & Involvement

    Major Accomplishments
    • October 2011

    * Assistant in the organization and administration of 10 year accreditation evaluation for the College of Nursing at Seattle University
    -Received full accreditation with no recommendations
    * Founded and organized the Student- Alumni Mentorship Initiative within the College of Nursing at Seattle University
    * Received award for 2011-2012 staff person of the year within the College of Nursing, Seattle University

  • NASPA Region V Board, serving as the Veterans KC Representative

    NASPA
    • February 2013
  • Memberships

    NASPA
    • March 2012

    Member of Student Affairs Administrators in Higher Education (NASPA)
    -Awarded grants to attend Spring 2012 Women’s Leadership Conference
    & Winter 2013 Mental Health Conference

  • NETA

    • February 2014

    Member of the New England Transfer Association

Dana Clark's Education

Seattle University

Master of Arts, Student Development Administration

20122013

Salve Regina University

Bachelor of Arts, Psychology

20032007

University of Newcastle

20052005

Study Abroad Newcastle, Australia

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