lab coordinator for developmental education resume example with 20+ years of experience

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Thoughtful educator with 33 years of experience building and executing processes for laboratory and classroom procedures using both advanced technology and lecture to achieve learning outcomes. Utilizing best practices and time-tested strategies that facilitate and support students in becoming life long learners. Collaborative employee working with cross-functional teams to achieve desired results.

Professional Skills
  • Policy Implementation
  • Proposal Development
  • Project Facilitation
  • Staff Training
  • Computer Skills
  • Active Listening
  • Customer Service
  • Organizational Skills
  • Critical Thinking
  • Team Building
  • Microsoft Office
  • Blackboard Collaborate
  • Canvas Learning Management System
  • Friendly, Positive Attitude
Lab Coordinator for Developmental Education , 07/1999 to Current
Miami Dade College - North CampusCity, STATE,
  • Hire and supervise developmental education reading and writing instructors ensuring adequate staffing and training
  • Manage day-to-day operations of the Dev. Ed. Lab
  • Create work weekly work schedules for FT/PT lab instructors
  • Prepare payroll and budgeting for department
  • Participate in strategic planning for curriculum design for the lab format
  • Advise, register, and conference with students who need additional educational resources
  • Assist with Shark Start Orientations for Developmental Education with F.T.I.C. students
  • Manage a staff of one to two student workers, thirteen PT instructors, and two FT instructors
  • Collaborate with other academic areas to provide support services students, sponsor and co-sponsor student activities the MALLS, Single Stop, and TRIO
  • Participation in planning committee's campus and community activities for theme months: Black History Month, the African American Read-In, and Women's History
  • Prepare presentations and reports for the lab for faculty on student’s academic progress, and for the departmental reports to other areas
  • Provide end of term statistics on lab utilization and lab technology
  • Maintain database of information relative to laboratory supplies, materials, procedures, regulations, and operations
  • Develop and maintain the online learning and management software for student’s online lab assignments related to the course competences for ENC and REA courses
  • Prepare students for CPT, PERT, and TABE tests
  • Provide academic advisement and career services to students in A.S. and A.A. programs
  • Organize small group tutoring sessions in reading and writing as well as for individualized instruction
  • Collaborate with English faculty to develop student activities and provide support for students
  • Manage the day-to-day operations of the extended departmental office (faculty office area, adjunct office, mail center, and duplication area)
  • Prepare textbook orders for each term and resource person for adjunct instructors for Dev. Ed.
  • Works closely with chairperson as the designee to resolve student, staff, and office procedures
Adjunct Professor of English, 07/1999 to 06/2018
Miami Dade College - North CampusCity, STATE,
  • Presented courses to undergraduate students and created lesson plans, tests and assignments to ascertain how well students retained class material.
  • Taught undergraduate students with an emphasis on composition and rhetoric, writing about literature, and Basic English writing.
  • Taught undergraduate communications skills with an emphasis on science and technical communication, business and professional communication, and speech.
  • Created authentic assessments for College Prep department as part of the authentic assessment team
  • Taught comprehensive writing strategies and comprehension skills to a diverse population of students
  • Taught comprehensive coverage of grammar, mechanics, punctuation, the writing process and rhetorical patterns
  • Prepared students to pass the Florida State Writing Exit Exam and Florida Gordon Rule requirements for general education coursework
  • Maintained records of individual achievement through ongoing assessment and evaluation
  • Assisted with implementation of college wide learning outcomes as Peer Coach for faculty and adjuncts
  • Maximize the appropriate use of technology in the classroom as an instructional tool
  • Taught grammar and syntax, vocabulary and word usage and other principles of the English language at the developmental level
  • Promote students' understanding of and appreciation for literature
  • Adapted teaching strategies to different student learning styles and skill levels.
Community Liaison Specialist – Division of Student, 08/1986 to 08/1996
Miami Dade Public SchoolsCity, STATE,
  • Cultivated and developed relationships with existing and potential referral sources, identified new partners, uncovered untapped opportunities and raised brand awareness of MDCPS.
  • Established relationships with management, local leaders and community members to achieve program objectives.
  • Served as the liaison between community health agencies, local cities and governmental agencies in providing drug prevention strategies to residents throughout the county
  • Collaborated with school board officials, principals, teachers, and students to ensure the TRUST Program provided teaching and learning strategies for middle and high students throughout the county
  • Created partnerships between community agencies, local businesses, professional, and social organizations to develop alternative programs and activities that promoted healthy lifestyle choices and mental health awareness and prevention strategies for students who were labeled at risk
  • Assisted in development of curriculum and counseling services for at risk students who were middle and high school
  • Recommended and researched various prevention materials, software, and programs for student use
  • Worked with teachers to continuously revise lesson plans to meet new training requirements
  • Conduct training sessions, product demonstrations, and developed criteria for evaluating effectiveness of training activities
  • Developed course content; determine methodology for the pilot Project Help program for middle school students
Education and Training
Content Certification: English Language Instruction, Expected in 09/2019 to American College of Education - Indianapolis, IN
College Certificate : Funeral Service Education, Expected in 04/2018 to Miami Dade College - Miami, FL
Master of Arts: Educational Leadership, Expected in 10/2017 to Concordia University - Portland, OR,
Bachelor of Arts: Early Childhood Education, Expected in 12/1990 to Florida International University - Miami, FL
Activities and Honors
  • Member of the Association of Florida Colleges Past Chapter President -Miami Dade College
  • Florida Association of Colleges Region V Director 2019
  • Florida Association of Colleges Executive Board Member 2019
  • National Organization of Funeral Professionals
  • Member of Phi Beta Sigma Fraternity, Inc.
  • Licensed FL Life Insurance, Health & Annuities Agent
  • Florida Notary Public

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School Attended

  • American College of Education
  • Miami Dade College
  • Concordia University
  • Florida International University

Job Titles Held:

  • Lab Coordinator for Developmental Education
  • Adjunct Professor of English
  • Community Liaison Specialist – Division of Student


  • Content Certification
  • College Certificate
  • Master of Arts
  • Bachelor of Arts

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