Over 15 years combined managerial experience. Successful at managing multiple tasks even in the the most demanding circumstances. Enthusiastic self starter who is a fast learner and can deliver results quickly. Energetic, motivated employee who is highly organized and skilled at balancing the needs of the program with policies and procedures. Resourceful leader who is a fast learner, and can quickly incorporate and implement new procedures to maximize efficiency and productivity. Outstanding people skills, and an ability to communicate politely and effectively.
* Hire, train, and supervise a staff of 10-12 * Initiate and oversee marketing, sales, and business development * Develop recipes and menu. Oversee food quality and presentation. * Plan and host private catered events on site, and create menus for off-site catered events * Handle all administrative duties; licensing, accounting, correspondence. * Provide friendly and efficient service, maintain a repeat customer base. * Acknowledged by several media outlets for excellent food and service.
*Develop a high-end jewelry line, manufactured abroad. *Travel independently to Mexico on a monthly basis to establish and oversee three silversmith workshops. * Responsible for all administrative and financial duties related to the business. *Handle all correspondence with manufacturers, clients, and buyers. *Design media packages and promotion for the wholesale market. *Maintaine customer database. *Handle international shipping and customs. *Manage part-time employees, assigning responsiblities. *Won the Chicago New Designer's Award from Marshall Fields/Macy's. *Won additional first-third place awards from accredited art fairs in the Chicago Area.
*Collaborate with a group of artists developing music and dance programming for youth grades 3-12. * Instruct large and small groups of students in African dance, leading to a culminating performance. *Provide counseling and support fir at-risk youth. *Create teacher and student program evaluations.
Develop curriculum for all subject areas in English and Spanish for grades 4-6. *Instruct and evaluate student work. *Manage classroom behavior and develop an effective classroom structure. *Address the emotional, physical, intellectual, and social needs of 32 children on a daily basis. *Follow CPS standards and protocol, implement standardized instruction while allowing for adaptation of curriculum when necessary. *Develop assessments and provide reports to Principal. *Attend teacher professional development workshops.
*Manage a caseload of 10-14 children in the foster care system. *Advocate and coordinate services in the best interest of the child, between teachers, psychologists, parents, foster parents, and the State of Illinois. *Maintain precise records of all case activity suitable to hold up in court.
*Coordinate services for biological parents. *Arrange and supervise family visits. *Present case progress in court in front of a judge. *Perform frequent foster home evaluations. *Provide counseling and support to foster children, foster parents, and biological parents. Provide 24 hour emergency support for children and foster parents.
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