Dependable Business Manager bringing management experience and a willingness to take on added responsibility to meet tight deadlines. Enthusiastic team player with a strong work ethic and advanced complex problem solving skills. Self-directed, and innovative thinker with a knack for developing creative solutions to complex problems. Seeking a position with the opportunity for new challenges and professional development and advancement.
Exceptional interpersonal communication
Consistently meet goals
FAMIS, ATS, Galaxy, HSST
Invoice and payment transactions
Team player and self-motivated
Verbal and written communication skills
Community Associate, 03/2012 to Current New York City Department of Education – New York City, NY
Coordinate outreach to form new community-based and industry-based partnerships in the school theme of computers and technology.
Build and maintain positive relationships with external partners.
Work with teachers and guidance team to identify student interests and recruit programs specific to these interests.
Strive to achieve 100% student participation in enrichment opportunities.
Track student attendance and participation, analyze data, and make recommendations on ways to improve the student experience through district based computer systems
Communicate with families.
Prepared program operating budgets, budget reports and other financial performance reports.
Entered financial data into the company accounting database to be verified and reconciled.
Processed accounts payable for contracted vendors.
Generated invoices upon receipt of billing information and tracked collection progress.
Managed and responded to all correspondence and inquiries from customers and vendors.
Entered financial information and payments to guarantee that employees and vendors were paid accurately and on time.
Student Support Manager, Supervisor, 09/2002 to 06/2009 Edison Schools Inc – Baltimore, MD
Held critical role as liaison between parents and school with accountability for student attendance monitoring, discipline, volunteer program development/administration, and crisis management.
Resourcefully created school-wide behavior management handbook and coordinated broad-based services for children requiring additional support and intervention.
Partner with Special Education colleagues to coordinate support services for students, and leveraged strong interpersonal skills in regularly communicating with parents.
Planned and orchestrated special events, field trips, assemblies and fundraisers, requiring superior organizational skills and cooperative relationships with numerous community organizations.
Applied considerable leadership talents toward supervising and managing attendance monitor and security officer, performing staff evaluations, and facilitating professional development workshops.
District Recruitment Representative, 09/2005 to 06/2007 Edison Schools Inc – Baltimore, MD
Teamed with Recruitment Specialist to attract quality educators via job fairs, conference calls, meetings, and recruitment events.
Decisively screened candidates, conducted interviews, verified state certifications and steered compliance with No Child Left Behind (NCLB) legislation.
Assistant Dean of Students, 08/2001 to 07/2002 Southeast Academy of Scholastic Excellence
Attentively monitored truancy and attendance, maintained associated documentation, met with parents as necessary, and enforced disciplinary procedures throughout school.
Conducted entrance and exit interviews and provided supportive counseling to students, families and staff.
Master of Arts: Education and Administration, 2012 Jones International University - Centennial, CO
Graduated Summa Cum Laude
Emphasis in Education Administration and Building Organization
Bachelor of Arts Degree: Psychology, 1996 York College (CUNY) - New York, New York
Emphasis in Psychology
Dean's List Academic Award Recipient
National Certified Trainer, Student Support Managers: 2005-2009 New York City Department of Education - Queens, New York
Edison Schools, Inc - Baltimore, Maryland
Staffing: Worked directly with Human Resources to streamline hiring and onboarding process.
Nationally trained staff in Student Support Manager services, behavior and classroom management.
Supervision:Supervised team on daily operations and procedures, and attendance.
NYC Board of Education Parent Member/Surrogate Parent