Mark P. Hoffman

Mark P. Hoffman

Mark P. Hoffman

Mark P. Hoffman

Senior Academic Advisor and Enrollment Manager


Biography

Record of advancing institutional mission and enhancing community in higher education with focus on student affairs, academic affairs, and institutional advancement. Licensed Illinois attorney. Second career as public sector labor attorney (working for the Chicago Public Schools) after 4 years of evening law school (while at SESP). 

Professional background:

* Dartmouth College - Alumni Relations Associate Director/Director of Communities: 2013 - 2017 (led the team that worked with 800+ alumni leaders to develop 90+ regional alumni clubs, identity organizations, and professional groups).

* Franklin Pierce University - Director of the Concord Campus: 2012 - 2013

* Chicago Public Schools - Assistant General Counsel: 2011

* Northwestern University School of Education and Social Policy - Assistant Dean for Student Affairs: 2000 - 2005 / Social Policy Advisor (while attending law school): 2005-2010

* Northwestern University Norris University Center - Acting Assistant Director for Building Services: 1999 - 2000

* Dartmouth College - Director of the College Center and Student Activities: 1997 - 1999

* Connecticut College - Director of the Student Center and Student Activities: 1990 - 1996

Legal Internships/Clerkships (2005-2010)
- The Honorable Charles Kocoras - Federal courts - Northern District of Illinois
- The Honorable William Maddux - Presiding Judge Law Division - Cook County, IL
- The Illinois Education Labor Relations Board
- The Chicago Public Schools - labor and employment unit
- Illinois States Attorney

Graduate Assistantships/Internships  (1987-1990)
* Resident Hall Director (550 men) - Iowa State University
* Phi Kappa Tau Fraternity Advisor - Iowa State University
* Dean of Students Educational Programmer - Iowa State University
* University undergraduate orientation - Graduate Hall Director and Coordinator - Iowa State University
* Unit II Area Coordinator (800 students) at University of California at Berkeley
* Resident Hall Director (200 persons, coed) - Jame Madison University





Awards/Honors

  • 2010 - Northwestern Faculty & Administrator Honor Roll
  • 2009 - Northwestern Faculty & Administrator Honor Roll
  • 2007 - Northwestern Faculty & Administrator Honor Roll
  • 2006 - Northwestern Faculty & Administrator Honor Roll
  • 2005 - Northwestern Faculty & Administrator Honor Roll
  • 2004 - Northwestern Faculty & Administrator Honor Roll
  • 2003 - Northwestern Outstanding Contribution by an Associate
  • 1997 - Association of College Unions Internation - Region 1 Volunteer of the Year
  • 1996 - National Association for Campus Activities - Treasurer of the Year
  • 1996 - National Associationi for Campus Activities - Program of the Year
  • 1986 - Colorado State University Homecoming King

Research/Scholarship

Education

Year Degree Institution
2009 JD Chicago-Kent College of Law
1990 MS Iowa State University
1987 BA Colorado State University

Professional

Position Responsibilities

  • For the Master of Science in Higher Education Administration and Policy Program, I lead the marketing, student recruitment, orientation, and advising efforts.

Employment History

Assistant Dean - Academic Advisor, Northwestern University School of Education and Social Policy