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Harper Bailey
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Professional Summary
  • Accomplished forward thinking leader with a 15-Year history marked by success in College Operations, including admissions, finance, academics, retention, student affairs, placement/graduation, business development, P&L Management-all within accreditation and regulatory guidelines.
  • Committed to translating organizational mission, vision and objectives into successful outcomes. 
  • Well versed in developing successful teams, guiding organizations and strategically positioning team members to become part of the solution and growth of the organization. 
  • Forward Thinking Decisive Leader
  • Catalyst for Change: Turnarounds/Change Management/Process Improvement/Optimization
  • Strong Communicator: Articulate Community Relations Builder
  • P&L Management, Operations Analysis, Forecasting and Projections
  • Staff/Client/Board Relations
  • Focus on Academic Excellence: Student Success
  • Work to ensure the achievement of operational goals and measures.
  • Supervise, train, develop, monitor, coach, manage and hold accountableCampus Directors, National Director of Admissions, National Director of Marketing, and National Director of Human Resources. 
  • Promote and lead National projects and initiatives that promote strategic goals. 
  • Critical in growth strategy for all campus locations -Work in collaboration with all functional areas: Dean SAE USA, Chief Financial Officer, National Director of Admissions, National Director of Financial, National Director of Career Services, National Director of Academics, National Director of Compliance, to assure culture of academic excellence, academic success, etc.
  • Work directly with Campus Directors, assuring focus on student recruitment and experiences, retention, classroom management and engagement. 
  • Develop and implement policies to enhance and support academic success to all students. 
  • Provide leadership and direction within all campus areas: admissions, financial aid, academics, student affairs, career services, student life. 
  • Create and monitor campus budgets annual; Monthly work with direct reports on PNL reviews, expenditure verses spending, budget analysis 
  • In partnership with Dean, National Director of Compliance and Campus Director, assure all campuses and team members are following accreditation guidelines. 
  • Collaborates with the Dean to ensure that the administrative aspects of all academic areas function in a way that is consistent with the SAE's by-laws, goals, regulations, and standards. (ACICS/ACCSC/all State and local accrediting bodies, Department of Education). 
  • Ensures institutional and operational planning is aligned with the mission, identity, strategic plan, and the goals of SAE Institute Group, Inc. 
  • Coordinates data collection and analysis of business data and metrics to support decision-making. 
  • Integrates planning and project management in alignment with the budget and other institutional factors to oversee projects and activities, making sure that they are either on target or modified appropriately. This includes setting goals, measuring progress, overseeing assessment, and ensuring compliance with Federal and State, regulations and standards. 
  • Provides strategic support to direct reports, sharing insights and assisting Campus Directors in overcoming challenges and barriers to success. 
  • Partners with Campus Directors and other executives to recruit and hire new employees. On-boards employees following processes and leveraging internal resources appropriately. Follows SAE and compliance processes with respect to all Human Resources matters. 
  • Provide oversight and direction of operational goals and measures to ensure operational effectiveness. 
  • Lead change management processes, as it relates to growth strategy, compliance, retention and student experience. 
  • Act as mentor, coach and role model for Campus Directors, providing leadership and employee development opportunities to entire staff promoting personal growth and ensuring greater self-sufficiency. 
  • Collaborate effectively to support and advocate national and/ or location specific initiatives and best practices by building ownership, enthusiasm, consensus, removing obstacles, and holding self and others accountable.
East Coast Regional Director Atlanta, GA SAE Jul 2014Feb 2015
  • Responsible for coaching, mentoring and developing Campus Director within the East Coast Regional (New York, Miami and Atlanta) 
  • Worked directly with Campus Directors to assure campus operations are adhering to accreditation standards, running effectively on annual budget, staffed appropriately, and providing student engagement resulting in successful graduation and retention rates.
Campus Director SAE Atlanta Atlanta, GA SAE Aug 2013Jul 2014
  • Responsible for campus level management of all departments: admissions, academics, student services, financial services, career services, and administrative. 
  • Recruited, hired and retained quality staff and faculty to successfully engage, retain and develop talented students. 
  • Assured full compliance with regulations and requirements of the Accrediting entities; Adhere to Department of Education and corporate policies and procedures regarding Title IV Financial Aid Funds. 
  • Developed and monitored the fiscal campus budget to assure the Atlanta campus can continue to achieve its mission and objectives and achieve corporate goals while maintaining fiscal responsibility; build financial relationships with appropriate community organizations. 
  • Acted as Community Liaison; Creating opportunities for community relationships, partnerships, outreach; Represent SAE as an official spokesperson within the community and preserve the proper image of the school, its employees, and students.
Harrison College Nov. 2001-July 2013 Multi-Campus Campus President-Fort Wayne and Elkhart Campuses Aug 2011Jul 2013
  • Performed all responsibilities of Campus President for Multiple Campuses.
Campus President Muncie, IN Harrison College Jul 2007Aug 2011
  • Developed campus leadership, created collaborative environment.
  • Responsible for all campus operations, providing all administrative leadership. 
  • Managed all functional areas: academics, financial aid, student services and admissions. 
  • Directly supervised Dean, Director of Admissions, Director of Career Services, Director of Financial Aid, Registrar, Librarian, and Administrative Assistant. 
  • Managed results in all areas of responsibility; established goals, conducted meetings for the purpose of motivation, information, and training. 
  • Responsible for all fiscal planning and management for the campus
  • Represented the school as an official spokesperson within the community and preserve the proper image of the school, its employees, and students.
Corporate Director of Recruitment Indianapolis, IN Harrison College Mar 2004Jul 2007
  • Assumed full responsibility for planning and directing activities related to achieving admissions goals for all Harrison College campuses. 
  • Responsible for final approval on all admissions representative hiring and quarterly and annual performance reviews. 
  • Proposed Part Time High School Appointment Setters, when approved, worked to create training, hiring processes, etc for new position. 
  • Proposed new positions of Regional Admissions Floater, when approved, worked with HR to create job description, training and hiring. 
  • Conducted statewide Admissions Compliance visits. 
  • Trained all new admissions representatives on admissions system.
  • Adapted and revamp Admissions Training. 
  • Created Internet Lead training. 
  • Made recommendations to enhance statewide recruiting efforts, including updating admissions Tools. 
  • Conducted training quarterly at Admissions Sales Seminars.
Assistant Corporate Director of Recruitment Indianapolis, IN Harrison College Nov 2002Mar 2004
  • Created and maintained Admissions Training material. 
  • Developed High School Admissions Training. 
  • Increased High School enrollment from 125 to 200. 
  • Trained all representatives statewide on High School Admissions system. 
  • Monitored and Managed High School admissions activity statewide. 
  • Identified admissions training needs and assisted Corporate Director of Recruitment with coordinating and training at quarterly sales seminars. 
  • Promoted strong sales concept and teamwork in all admissions positions through training, development of new High School training, and providing motivation and support to all admissions representatives and admissions managers statewide.
Admissions Representative Indianapolis, IN Harrison College Nov 2001Oct 2002
  • Recruited, interviewed, and enrolled prospective students; Conducted personal interviews, phone calls, and follow up.
  • Responded to phone inquiries, answered admissions specific questions, and created urgency in attending school, and turned potential students into attending students. 
  • Counseled students on program and career planning. 
  • Motivated, retained, and developed current and perspective students. 
  • Developed and worked existing and new admissions leads.
Walden University Ed.D: Higher Education Leadership Dec 2016
  • Anticipated Graduation: Dec. 2018
Ball State University Muncie, IN, US Master of Arts: OPCD-Organizational Professional Communication Development, Consulting and Training and Development
Ball State University Muncie, IN, US Bachelor of Science: Speech Communication, Minors Interpersonal Relations and Counseling Psychology  

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School Attended
Walden University