Jamey
C. Becker

mrjcbecker@gmail.com

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Career
Summary

Director
of College and School Counseling                                         July
2007 to present
Archbishop Curley High School

 

·       Develop,
evolve, and implement a comprehensive college counseling program.

·       Lead,
mentor, and supervise four members of the College/School Counseling Department.

·       Meet
individually with juniors and families to create, launch, and coordinate a
personalized plan for their college search including academic advising and
course selection.

·       Meet
individually with seniors/parents to positively influence their college
application process.

·       Develop
and deliver lesson plans with grade appropriate content for 9th-12th
grade classroom college related visits and small group sessions.

·       Foster
and develop effective relationships with higher education institutions and
market the school in an accurate and effective manner.

·       Effectively
utilize Naviance to aid the college search and college application processes.

·       Plan,
coordinate, and conduct college information programs/workshops for
parents/students.

·       Plan,
coordinate, and conduct summer writing workshop for College Essay writing.

·       Collaborate
with the Athletic Department on student-athlete related issues.

·       Oversee
the planning of various college trips for students to visit campuses across the
country.

·       Coordinate
and host over 100 rep visits to campus in addition to an on-campus college
fair.

·
Serve
as PSAT, AP, SAT and SSD coordinator for standardized testing.

·
Collaborate
with Admissions Department on effectively transitioning new students to school.

·
Utilized
social media platforms to engage stakeholders about success stories related to
college counseling.

  • Increased merit aid
    awarded to senior class by 85% over the last four years; new school record
    for three consecutive years.
  • Improved attendance
    at parent workshops by 90% over the last four years.
  • Serve as a senior
    member on the Admissions Board, Academic Council, Senior Awards Committee,
    and Retention Committee.

Director of Leadership
Development Programs                                   January 2006 to July 2007

Northwestern University, Center for Student Involvement

·       Advised
and counseled 40 student organizations including the Associate Student
Government.

·       Co-designed
and helped implement several pre-Orientation immersion trips with Admissions
Department and Department of Multi-Cultural Student Affairs.

·       Developed
curriculum and instructed a ten week course on Peer Leadership.

 

High School Teacher                                                                            June
2003 to June 2005

Archbishop Curley High School (Baltimore, MD)

·       Designed
curriculum and planned lessons for several courses in the Liberal Arts
Department.

 

Education

·
MS, Higher Education
Administration, June 2005 Northwestern University, Evanston, IL

·
BA, Philosophy/Catholic
Studies, June 2001 Loyola University-Maryland, Baltimore, MD