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2 0 7 B M I D D L E S E X AV E .

P R I N C E T O N, W V
24740
PHONE 304.952.6045 EMAIL MICHELLE.COFER@GMAIL.COM

PEARL MICHELLE COFER


OBJECTIVE

To obtain the position of Dean at the Bluefield State


College School of Business.
EDUCATION

2013-present Benedictine University


Lisle, IL
Doctorate of Higher Education and Organizational
Change
In progressexpected graduation December 2016

Current GPA 4.0

2009-2011
West Virginia University
Morgantown, WV
Master of Business Administration
GPA 3.27

Golden Key International Honour Society


Completed
Export
Management
Program
in
conjunction with the US Securities and Exchange
Commission and Charleston Area Alliance

2001-2006
West Virginia University Morgantown,
WV
Bachelor of ArtsForeign Languages
Awarded the Marguerite Eynard McBride French
Scholarship
Received the Florence Johnson award for French
studies
Summer 2005
Les Sables dOlonne, France
French Immersion Program
LANGUAGES

French (fluent)

Aux Atlantes

Spanish (comprehensive)
WORK EXPERIENCE

August 2014-present
Bluefield State College
Bluefield, WV
Visiting Instructor of Business
Evaluate and grade students' class work,
assignments, and papers
Prepare and deliver lectures to undergraduate or
graduate students on topics such as principles of
marketing, management human resources, and
diversity
Initiate, facilitate, and moderate classroom
discussions
Prepare course materials such as syllabi,
homework assignments, and handouts
Keep abreast of developments in the field by
reading current literature, talking with colleagues,
and participating in professional organizations and
conferences
Compile, administer, and grade examinations

Maintain student attendance records, grades, and


other required records
Plan, evaluate, and revise curricula, course
content, and course materials and methods of
instruction
Maintain regularly scheduled office hours to
advise and assist students
Advise students on academic and vocational
curricula and career issues
Select and obtain materials and supplies such as
textbooks
Collaborate with colleagues to address teaching
and research issues
Develop and maintain course websites
Serve on academic or administrative committees
that deal with institutional policies, departmental
matters, and academic issues
Participate in student recruitment, registration,
and placement activities
Participate in campus and community events

2009-present

Bluefield State College

Bluefield, WV
Admissions Counselor/Head Cheer Coach/Adjunct
Faculty
Recruit and counsel high quality traditional, nontraditional, and international students
Teach
Diversity
Management
and
Human
Resource Management
Travel approximately 2 months annually to high
school, community colleges, career and transfer
fairs
Maintain
relationships
with
parents
and
community leaders
Manage admission decisions for all territories

Competent in Banner, Oracle Developer, Query


Reporter, and Banner Relationship Module
Manage Student Mentor Program (summer
orientation)
Work on multiple committees (Retention Task
Force, Web Committee, Hiring Committee)
Member of Classified Council

Elected member of College Council

Interact closely with students, faculty, and staff

Manage scholarship budget; interview potential


candidates
Implement new marketing strategies to maintain a
strong brand for BSC
Develop publications for prospective students

Hire, train, and supervise student workers

2006-2008
Student Travel Services Inc.
Baltimore, MD
Regional
Sales Manager--South
Accounted for over 400k in sales annually
Managed territory in more than fifteen states;
including NC, SC, VA, etc.
Interacted with sales representatives to obtain
larger sales
Managed on site college program; including
hotels, entertainment and meals; in Acapulco,
Mexico
Recruited college students to work as on-campus
sales representatives
Worked with college students and parents to

handle payment options


Summers 2007-2010
Gradweek
Dorado Hills, CA
On Site Manager-Cancun, Mexico

El

Managed onsite high school program; including


hotels,
entertainment and meals; in Cancun, Mexico

2003-2005 Pacific Sunwear


Morgantown, WV
Sales Representative
Utilized communication/interpersonal skills

Interacted with customers to initiate sales

Negotiated options to obtain larger sales

PROFESSIONAL MEMBERSHIPS

Delta Gamma [ Alpha Xi Chapter ]


Phi Delta Pi [ French Honor Society ]
REFERENCES

Beth Pritchett
304.320.2963
John Snead
304.320.4951
Bobby Voelz
916.802.0982

Director of BSN programBSC


Interim

DeanBSC

CEO/Owner

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