Lecturer In English resume example with 7+ years of experience

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Professional Summary

Knowledgeable English instructor and Ph.D. Student with five years of experience teaching students language and literature. Proficient in developing comprehensive grammar, writing and reading assignments for students at the collegiate level. I am seeking a position that offers professional challenges utilizing interpersonal skills, application of experience and proficiency in Hawaiian-language and historical archives, excellent time management, and experience working with underrepresented communities. Energetic and hardworking individual with excellent communication and organizational abilities.

  • Four and a half years of Collegiate Teaching Experience
  • Curricula Planning
  • Letters of Recommendation Writing
  • Creative and Critical Thinking
  • Ability to work, translate, and communicate in both English and Hawaiian
  • Experience with Hawaiian-language, historical, and literature archives such as, but not limited to, Ulukau, Papakilo, and Bishop Museum Archives.
University of Hawaiʻi At Mānoa Honolulu, Hawaiʻi, Expected in Ph.D. : English - GPA :

Recently completed my Ph.D. Area Examinations

Areas of specialty:

ʻĀina Based Pedagogies

Folklore & Adaptation Studies

Moʻolelo, Kaʻao, and Mele Hawaiʻi

Indigenous Theories and Methodologies

University of Hawaiʻi At Mānoa Honolulu, Hawaiʻi , Expected in 05/2017 Master of Arts : English: Cultural Studies - GPA :

MA Thesis: Ke lei maila ʻo Kohala me ka mānienie ē: Reweaving a Lei of Ancestral Sustenance and Transformative Resurgence

University of Hawaiʻi At Mānoa Honolulu, Hawaiʻi , Expected in 05/2015 Bachelor of Arts : Hawaiian Studies: Moʻolelo ʻŌiwi - GPA :
Kohala High School Kapaʻau, Hawaiʻi , Expected in 05/2011 High School Diploma : - GPA :
Work History
University Of Virginia - Lecturer in English
Louisa, VA, 8/23/21 - Current
  • Will provide grades and progress reports to students each semester to evaluate student learning needs.
  • Will prepare lesson plans for six classes per week to accommodate students with varying proficiency levels.
  • Will challenge and engage students through in-depth lectures, debates and discussions and literary subjects.
  • Conversations, lessons, and materials will be grounded in exploring one's connection to and relationship with ʻāina (land) in addition to foreground Indigenous knowledge's and epistemologies.
  • Will employ visual and auditory approaches to make lessons more interesting and interactive for students.
Norc At The University Of Chicago - Graduate Assistant in English
Hudson, WI, 8/1/17 - 7/30/21
  • Created lesson materials, visuals and digital presentations to supplement lesson plans.
  • Mentored students through office hours and one-on-one communication.
  • Maintained atmosphere of academic learning and advancement to facilitate learning and development of critical thinking skills.
  • Taught nine 100 and three 200 college-level courses for over with subjects ranging from first year writing composition to literary theory and analysis.
  • Worked with students collectively and individually to improve their writing, learning, and critical skills.
Hawaiʻinuiākea School Of Hawaiian Knowledge - Graduate Research Assistant
City, STATE, 2/24/16 - 7/30/21
  • Completed administrative and research duties per request.
  • Completed a University of Hawaiʻi system wide evaluation of federally funded programs.
  • Transcribed documents and conducted research, focus groups, and interviews that pertained to the project.
  • Organized presentations of research and presented findings at conferences.
Kohala High School - Americorps Summer Vista
City, STATE, 5/5/13 - 7/20/15
  • Planned and executed activities to promote skill and talent development.
  • Helped to develop college readiness resources for high school seniors.
  • Providing tutoring support in the subjects of English and History for high school students completing summer school.
  • Created spreadsheets using Microsoft Excel for daily, weekly and monthly reporting.

    Conference Presentations

    Kuahui a Kū ka Hale: UH Comprehensive Title III Evaluation Project: An Overview. Native Hawaiian Education Association Conference, Windward Community College, March 29, 2017.

    Charting the Journey of a Native Hawaiian Serving Post-Secondary Institution. World Indigenous Peoples Conference on Education (WIPCE), Toronto, Canada, July 12, 2017.

    "Alana a hoolaaia i ka Lahui Hawaii:" A Brief and Paratextual Examination of the Hawaiian-Language Newspaper, Ka Hōkū o Hawaiʻi. Lāhui Research Conference (LHRC), UH Mānoa, March 2019.

    “Kohala Aina Kaulana": A Reparative (Re)Reading of Place Through Stories and Songs. CCCC Annual Convention: Performance-Rhetoric, Performance-Composition, Pittsburgh, PA, 2019. (Accepted).

    “Mischievous, Marvelous, Magical Maui” : Revisiting “Maui the Trickster. NAISA, Toronto, Canada, 2020. (Accepted).

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School Attended

  • University of Hawaiʻi At Mānoa
  • University of Hawaiʻi At Mānoa
  • University of Hawaiʻi At Mānoa
  • Kohala High School

Job Titles Held:

  • Lecturer in English
  • Graduate Assistant in English
  • Graduate Research Assistant
  • Americorps Summer Vista


  • Ph.D.
  • Master of Arts
  • Bachelor of Arts
  • High School Diploma

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