Excellent administrative and communication skills. Able to easily adapt and thrive in a divergent working environment.
Master of Science in Education
Over 11 years experience working in higher education.
Innovative working style.
Excellent administrative skills.
CPR/First Aid Certified.
CORE member of school's VITAL team for crisis intervention.
Created and managed a new program initiative Friday FUNday. Incorporating opportunities for students to learn outside the classroom setting while having fun.
Assistant Director for Aftercare08/2013 to CurrentWaters Edge ElementaryBoca Raton, FL
Responsible for assisting the Director with the daily operations for a 300 student after care program.
Designed and implemented "Friday FUNday" program initiative.
Data enter information into our "EZ Care" computer program.
Responsible for the physical, emotional, social and educational needs of the students in After The Bell.
Provide a safe, fun environment for students.
Act as first responder for First Aid situations as needed.
Address discipline issues as appropriate.
Serve as a member of the school's "VITAL" team for any needed student crisis interventions.
Assist in coordinating enriching activities, exciting learning experiences and wholesome snacks.
Aide/Monitor01/2013 to 06/2013Hagen Road Elementary SchoolBoynton Beach, FL
Responsible for 800 students safety and well being in the cafeteria.
Created and implemented a reward program for students to assist in managing behaviors in the cafeteria.
Provide for students dietary, physical, and emotional needs.
Maintain a calm eating environment while utilizing rewards programs and positive reinforcement.
Teacher Care Provider09/2009 to 07/2011The Rosiello FamilyStaten Island, NY
Provided care for a then 4 year old boy and 3 year old girl.
Developed and implemented lessons and teaching into all play activities.
Provided a nurturing, educational environment for the children to develop in.
Offered a variety of activities and educational experiences.
Responsible for the children's physical, emotional, social and educational needs.
Coordinated enriching activities, exciting learning experiences and wholesome meals and snacks.
At Large Community Standards Officer08/2002 to 07/2005The College of New JerseyEwing, NJ
Served as a Community Standards Officer, as needed, for judicial hearings and administrative appeals.
Assistant Director07/1999 to 07/2002The College of New JerseyEwing, NJ
Supervised, trained, and evaluated a multi-level staff including two Masters Level Residence Directors, a Professional Secretary, a Graduate Assistant and fifty Paraprofessionals.
Developed and coordinated Residence Life fall and Inservice Training for all paraprofessional staff.
Managed overall operation of five co-educational residence halls housing 1300 students.
Developed and implemented The Sophomore Year Experience Program.
Developed and monitored annual area budget of $215,000.
Served as budget custodian for the Residence Life programming budget of $65,000.
Coordinator and curriculum developer for paraprofessional Seminar Leadership Course.
Served as liaison with faculty and academic offices.
Developed goals, expectations, and objectives for area staff.
Served as a Community Standards Officer for judicial hearings and administrative appeals.
Responded to students in crisis as a member of the campus wide on-call duty for over 3,500 students.
Senior Residence Life Manager07/1997 to 07/1999New York UniversityNew York, NY
Managed a three tower residence hall complex housing 1000 students including; special Fraternity and Sorority housing.
Supervised, trained, and evaluated staff of 20 Resident Assistants, four Graduate Assistants, one full-time Administrative Assistant and two full-time Receptionists.
Served as hearing officer for all area hearings.
Served as advisor to Area Council.
Oversaw front desk operations and mailroom with a combined student staff of 25.
Served as the area's budget custodian with a combined total budget of $70,000.
Provided counseling, mediation, conflict resolution, and crisis intervention for residents in need.
Liaison with facilities, protection, dining services, counseling and health services.
Served in a rotation duty capacity for a 9000 bed university residential community.
Residence Hall Director08/1995 to 07/1997University of ConnecticutStorrs, CT
Residence Hall Director08/1993 to 07/1995Northwest Missouri State UniversityMaryville, MO
Education and Training
Master of Science: Educational AdministrationAugust 1995Northwest Missouri State UniversityMaryville, MO, USAGPA: Graduated with high honors GPA: 3.91Graduated with high honors GPA: 3.91
Bachelor of Arts: Secondary Education, EnglishDecember 1992State University of New YorkNew PaltzGPA: Dean's List President's Cabinet for Outstanding SeniorsSecondary Education, English Dean's List President's Cabinet for Outstanding Seniors