Sonja Wood

949.294.8055 • contactsonja@yahoo.com



SUMMARY OF QUALIFICATIONS

EDUCATION

Pepperdine University, Graduate School of Education & Psychology, Los Angeles, CA                             

Master of Arts in Educational Technology                                                                                                   2009

Hope International University, Fullerton, CA

Bachelor of Science in Human Development                                                                                                2007                                                                                 

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

California Baptist University, Riverside, CA

Recruiter                                                                                                                             July 2007 – 2009

·         Conduct interviews with prospective students, and parents

·         Evaluate academic transcripts

·         Redesign marketing materials

·         Keen attention to detail, outstanding written communication and proof reading skills

Whitaker Wellness Institute, Newport Beach, CA

Patient Services Coordinator                                                                                            July 2006 – Present

·         Rapid response to requests and questions with a focus on resolving patient issues

·         Coordinated patient housing and meals to insure high quality program experience

·         Implementation and follow up of program evaluations

·         Facilitated physician lectures and effectively communicate at all intuitional levels

University of California, Irvine, CA

Clinical Research Coordinator/Recruiter                                                         January 2006 – July 2006

·         Exceeded national recruitment expectations in the Alzheimer's Disease Neuroimaging Initiative  (ADNI)

·         Interviewed prospective participants for clinical trials

·         Adhered to stringent research regulatory requirements as per Institutional Review Board (IRB) guidelines

·         Designed and developed marketing material within IRB guidelines

Hope International University, Fullerton, CA                                                   September 2003 – January 2006

Enrollment Counselor

·         Helped students to navigate varied curricular modalities

·         Recruited for on ground and online programs

·         Instrumental in incorporating activities and assignments to assure all learning modalities are addressed

·         Identified and assisted in implementing highly effective curricular design

·         Uncovered curricular deficits and implemented superior approaches

ADDITIONAL EXPERIENCE

Toastmasters International

COMPUTER SKILLS

Microsoft Word, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint, and Publisher. Proficient in Captivate and Flash