Jefferson State Community CollegeBirmingham, AlabamaAdvising Assistant09/2000
Management/Administrative Administered, coordinated, supervised, managed, and monitored all activities of the Educational Talent Search Program to ensure that program goals are met.
Administered the Educational Talent Search Program in accordance with EDGAR and regulations of the U.
Department of Education, the State of Alabama, and Jefferson State Community College.
Coordinated, supervised, managed, and monitored all activities of the academic component of the Upward Bound Program.
Conducted Staff Orientation sessions, including the hiring and training of staff.
Served in a cross-functional advisory support capacity to senior management.
Implemented new computerized procedures for generating reports.
Financial/Budgeting Monitored the budgets of Educational Talent Search and JTPA.
Coordinated the auditing of records for state and federal auditors.
Serve as a liaison between the College and other external agencies.
Prepared budget and financial reports.
Marketing Wrote, edited and researched information and articles for newsletters.
Created various publications designed to assist students on the topics of scholarships and financial aid, college planning, career development, study habits, and time management among other topics.
Recruited participants for the Educational Talent Search Program and Upward Bound Program.
Assisted in the design and operation of public relations campaigns, fundraisers, and student recruitment.
Conducted qualitative and quantitative research study of customer satisfaction and product utilization.
Instruction/Training Hired qualified personnel for instruction and training positions in the Educational Talent Search and Upward Bound programs.
Trained on BLUMEN Software Program for database management of federal TRIO programs.
Assisted in hiring qualified instructors in English, mathematics, science, reading, and computer science for the Upward Bound Program.
Taught basic and advanced courses and implemented the instructional program in accordance with course syllabi, divisional procedures and college policies.
Courses: Beginning Keyboarding, Intermediate Keyboarding, Navigating Windows, Windows with Applications, Microsoft Word 97, WordPerfect, and Business English.
Advising Provided counseling to students regarding college planning and admission, scholarships and financial aid, and career development.
Counseled and advised participants regarding educational programs, class schedules, financial aid, job placement, careers, and goals.
Developed Individual Academic Plans, a written plan of academic assistance, for students based on grades, standardized test scores, diagnostic tests, student interviews, and teacher/counselor recommendations.
Provided academic advising to students planning to transfer to senior institutions and assisted these students with the processing of degree plans.
Provided academic advising and administered assessment tests to students.
Provided academic advising to students undecided on a major and assisted these students in selecting a major.
Maintained a collection of reference resources and assisted students, faculty and staff in the use of these resources.
Monitored the academic performance of program participants.
Admissions/Enrollment Interpreted admissions, records, grading and registration policies to students, faculty, staff, and community members.
Provided prospective JTPA participants with program information; advise students on eligibility procedures; and assist with the admissions process.
Conferred with students regarding student records and academic policies.
Answered e-mail inquiries from current and prospective students.
Jefferson State Community College Birmingham, Alabama Director Provide coordination and management of the Educational Talent Search Educational Talent Program according to the specifications established in the grant proposal Search award and within the guidelines of the Department of Education.
Including: January 2013 - recruitment of participants, supervision of staff, monitoring of program files, Present managing the budget, and completing the Annual Performance Report.
Academic Coordinator Provide coordination and assistance in the overall implementation of the Upward Bound academic component of the Upward Bound program.
Including curriculum April 2001- development, counseling/advising, testing and assessment, instruction, November 2012 recruitment, and community outreach.
Provide academic advising to students planning to transfer to a senior April 2001 institution and students undecided on a major through the newly created Advising Center.
Office Administration Jefferson State Community College Birmingham, Alabama Technology Instructor Responsible for providing classroom instruction and evaluating student January 1997 - 2000 learning.
Enrollment Services and Jefferson State Community College Birmingham, Alabama JTPA Coordinator Responsible for the overall administration, management, and coordination November 1996- of the JTPA (Job Training Partnership Act) Individual Referral Program.