To secure a position as an Academic Leader that offers growth potential in providing quality student services and
planning and maintaining an optimum work environment.
Fluent bilingual skills in Spanish & English
Fremont, CA, USA
Fremont , CA, USA.
08/2013 to Current
EOPS/CalWORKs/CARE & General CounselorOhlone Community College － Fremont, CA.
Assist and guide diverse student population with matriculation, registration policies, procedures financial
aid processes and course selection.
Participate in orientations, transfer and probation workshops.
Develop student education plans that delineate the exact requirements to complete in order to achieve
Identify academic hindrances and offer referrals for additional support and guidance as needed.
Instruct students on how to navigate the system and streamline their processes.
Evaluate and verify student's transcripts from accreditations to course verification, and substitution waivers
Setup specialized long-term counseling for Medical school or Law school, Occupational Therapy bound
program students or other programs as needed.
Provide encouragement and motivation for diverse student populations, including those with educationally
disadvantaged backgrounds, toward personal success.
Computer related knowledge includes Colleague, Eureka, O-Net, SARS, Assist, CCC Transfer Counselor
websites, Mysers-Briggs inventory, Occupation Outlook handbook, College Source, College Board, and
Assist students in preparation to entry level special program/exams such as MCAT, LSAT or TEAS among
Planned and present Personal Statement workshops.
Shadow and be shadowed by new counselors for training purposes.
Participate in financial aid workshops for students & parents.
College Connection counselor for Fremont/Newark high school seniors in 2016 freshman days.
Provide developmental counseling techniques to international students & athletes.
Collaborated on the development of our Counseling Department; Personal Development Studies
Certificate Of Achievement.
Planned, coordinated and taught EOPS Summer bridge course for 1st year college students 2015.
01/2012 to 08/2013
Academic and Career Counselor III & PACE Program CoordinatorCalifornia State University － Hayward, CA.
Accomplished developmental counseling style which covers all students needs such as; lower and upper
GE, graduation requirements, major requirements, graduate schools goals, as well as career goals.
Assist in all orientation events and career events as a resource and advisor to new or continuing students.
In charge of coordinating and overseeing the PACE program (Program for Accelerated College Education)
which serves a population of re-entry adult working students.
Handpicked to create and coordinate the PACE quarterly curriculum of classes and coordinate with
participating academic Departments.
In charge of PACE admissions process, and the delivery of services.
Assigned to oversee "Osher Scholarship" application process, from disbursement of funds to committee
Selected to present PACE workshops which cover admissions, college success, learning how to navigate
the academic system and utilizing resources, as well as study skills, and Career goals.
Recommended to orchestrate and elevate outreach efforts and marketing within the Bay area for
prospective PACE program students.
Recruited by Nursing faculty to present Multicultural competence and understanding workshops to Nursing
Residency classes of about 25 - 30 students.
Selected by my Director to become MBTI (Myers Briggs Type Indicator) Certified to specialized in
providing Career Counseling to students transitioning career or unsure of career path.
06/2011 to 01/2012
Administrative Support Coordinator and Nursing AdvisorCalifornia State University － Hayward, CA.
Advice students on major requirements for Nursing & HSC as needed.
Provide knowledge of the Admissions process to the University & Department.
Maintain a collaborative relationship with a wide range of Admissions Departments & student services
programs in order to advocate for student's needs.
Participate in student Admissions events, orientations, and outreach that provide an awareness and
knowledge of the admissions process, policies, procedures and the aspects that lead to student success.
Successful Mediator between faculty & students to assure optimal results in student's needs such as, but
not limited to; special online instruction, accessibility, grade disputes, letter of recommendations, special
registration petitions, class schedule, and many more.
Handpicked to assist Department Chair in the Faculty & Student Handbook for Nursing Department.
Conduct Office Manager duties in managers absence, such as payroll, HR issues, event coordination
among other duties.
12/2008 to 05/2010
Administrative Coordinator/Office ManagerCal State university East Bay Anthropology & Criminal Justice Departments － Hayward, CA.
Assisted students with major and minor requirements.
Advised and assisted students with campus jobs recruitment as well as coordinating work-study
opportunities within Anthropology Department.
Advised students on complex academic issues and procedures as it pertains to "Change of grades,"
dropping courses, waitlist status, petitions, independent study, incomplete grades, auditing courses,
special registration petitions, 60+ plus program, open university procedures, among many others.
Assisted faculty in the creation of curriculum and coordinated quarterly class schedule within our
Provided new instructors with information as it relates to their new appointment and allocation of course
assignment and HR procedures.
Prepared and handled payroll for faculty or any related issues as vacation time, retirement, and so on.
Assisted my Department Chair in tracking and maintaining departmental budget.
Master of Arts: CounselingSan Jose State University － San Jose, CA CA., USACounseling
Bachelor of Arts: SociologyEast Bay University － Hayward, CA.Sociology
Associate of Arts: Spanish Social ScienceOhlone CollegeSpanish Social Science
Certificate Of Accomplishment: Intercultural Communication StudiesOhlone CollegeIntercultural Communication Studies
Member affiliations *American Counseling Association *Divisions: *American College Counseling Association
*Association for Multicultural Counseling and Development *Western Association for College Admissions