To obtain a position as an Assistant Dean within a non-profit organization educating and creating opportunitiesfor students from high risk, low-income communities. Profile Motivated, personable professional with the ability to relate to youth. Talent for implementing creative and stimulating educational programs. Diplomatic and tactful with professionals and non-professionals at all levels. Accustomed to handling sensitive, confidential records. Flexible and versatile - able to maintain poised under pressure. Poised and competent with demonstrated ability to easily transcend cultural differences. Thrive in deadline-driven environments. Excellent team-building skills. Skills Summary Project Management Written & Verbal Correspondence Scheduling & Selection Computer Savvy Customer Service Event Planning Professional Presentations General Office Skills Problem Solving
Microsoft Office Volunteer Experience Ghana, Africa 2007 Lead a 3 week presentation in educational training services to youth and young adults New Orleans Area Help (N.O.A.H.
Project)- New Orleans, Louisiana 2007 Eagerly dedicated a week of service as a volunteer in helping rebuild home due to the Hurricane Katrina Diaster Page | 1.
Americorps: assistant program manager August to CurrentNew Jersey COmmunity Development COrporation － Paterson, NJ
Recruitment: Proactively develop and execute multiple outreach activities including networking events, and presentations with community partners to ensure diversity in the candidate pool; coordinate with 10 or more Colleges and Universities to attend Carerr Fairs; schedule and participate in information sessions informing potential candidates; coordinate and facilitate on-campus interviews at local Universities, conduct phone, individual & group interviews; review over 200 applicants and select and enroll 25 recent college graduates to the AmeriCorps Program.
100% Retention Rate.
January 2011 to January 2013
Schedule guest speakers/presenters on education-focused topics; prepare materials/binders, organize folders, plan on-going professional development workshops/trainings Program Development & Evaluation: Conduct monitoring and audit visits ensuring full compliance with agency requirements and tight deadlines; maintain thorough up-keep of files and timesheets resulting in a successful monitoring visit with no findings; administer mid-year and end-of-year staff member evaluations Daily Operations: Manage 25 diverse college graduates; oversee 4 school-based sites; organize 5 National Service Projects; ensure AmeriCorps Member folders and timesheet are up-to-date; facilitate monthly meetings; conduct small-group sessions on meditation addressing site issues/challenges; continuously developing innovative ideas for program improvements; maintain professional and trusting relationship with AmeriCorps Members AmeriCorps: AmeriCorps member.
January 2009 to January 2010
Provided intentional academic support & tutoring to 50 at-risk seventh graders in an academic setting for daily classroom assignments and state-wides tests; created and presented weekly academic-focused lesson plans that encouraged growth and academic achievement Youth Development: Taught dance to at-risk K-8th grade for NJ After-3 school program; developed programs designed to impart leadership and developmental skills and growth Parent & Family Engagement: Developed and implemented workshops fostering parent and family involvement Involved in planning 5 large-scaled community service events Accomplishments: Selected to deliver speech at Annual Induction Ceremony and Graduation Selected and appointed as "MEMBER OF EXCELLENCE" for 2009/2010 Relevant Experience, continued Rutgers university, camden, nj residence life: resident assistant Daily Operations: Managed an University Residence Hall floor of 56 ethnically diverse undergraduate/graduate students while developing a professional repoire.
Sales Associate January 2003 to January 2006THE LIMITED BRANDS － Wayne, NJ
Office Assistant January 2006 to January 2007UNIVERSITY － Camden, NJ
Retail Sales Associate January 2009 to January 2010MACY'S INC － Livingston, NJ
Masters : Public Administration, December 2013Rutgers university － NJ
Bachelor of Arts : Psychology, May 2008Essex county community college