Seeking a challenging position that allows me to highlight my communication skills, problem solving, strong work ethic and professional attitude while fostering new professional opportunities.
Customer Relationship Management
Training & Development
Coaching / MentoringTeam managementMS
Office Suite (including Outlook & PPT)
04/2016 to 08/2016
Senior Vice President InternshipMontgomery College － Rockville, Maryland
Attended leadership retreat consisting of provosts and college's directors
Contributed to the Closing the Achievement Gap (CAG) initiative (also recognized as Achieving the Promise)
Created a standard CAG rubric used by administrators
Spearheaded the Communication Studies symposium on "The Real World: Are YOU Ready?!" Approximately 200 students attended and panel consisted of Anesthesiologist, U.S. Diplomat, TV Producer, Attorney, Media Entrepreneur, and Montgomery College's VP of Communications.
08/2014 to Current
Communication Studies Assistant ProfessorMontgomery College － Rockville, MD
Maintain a teaching load of five courses each semester (i.e.,Voice and Diction, Introduction to Human Communication, Interpersonal Communication, and Blended-Online Courses)
Initiate thought-provoking classroom discussions to help students of diverse backgrounds develop their critical thinking abilities
Create lectures, engaging activities, class assignments, quizzes, and oral/written exams
Participate and present in college-wide initiatives and departmental meetings
Assist in hosting college-wide student speech competition
One of five member's on the Communication
Studies Revision Committee; committee is charged with revising the current
Communication Studies program
Communication Studies faculty representative on the General Studies Program Revision Committee
Serve as academic advisor for General Studies program
Member of the Communication
Studies Program Advisory Committee consisting of three faculty members, as
well as college administrator's, CEO's and Directors from outside
Assist non-native speakers within the speech lab
08/2013 to 08/2014
Communication Adjunct FacultyPrince George's Community College － Largo, MD
Taught Interpersonal Communication, Speech/Oral Communication, U.S.
Taught oral Communication for Non-Native Speakers.
Created syllabus and daily/weekly lesson plans.
Created lectures and grade class assignments, quizzes, and oral/written exams.
Assisted students in non-native speech lab work.
04/2013 to 06/2014
Media Messages Adjunct Faculty Howard Community College － Columbia, MD
Creator of this new course
Introduced students to subliminal media messages
Created syllabus and daily/weekly lesson plans
Ensured an open and positive learning environment
Encouraged students to question messages portrayed in the media.
01/2013 to 08/2014
Speech Communication Adjunct IMontgomery College － Rockville, MD
Created syllabus and daily/weekly lesson plans.
Created lectures and grade class assignments, quizzes, and exams.
Fostered a safe and engaging learning environment.
Maintained thorough records of student attendance and grades
Attend Professional Development Workshops
04/2012 to 06/2013
Program CoordinatorEnvision EMI － VIENNA, VA
Coordinated logistical aspects for the National Youth Leadership Forum for the Medicine Program
Trained 20+ logistical operators and faculty advisors
Created and compiled all essential documentation including the operations manual and welcome packets
Ensured the daily accounting of approximately 1200 high school students
Developed and managed successful working relationships with event speakers, contracted transportation providers, housing site, vendors, caterers, and outside contractors
Secured appropriate meeting space and reviewed audiovisual capabilities
Assisted in reviewing financial and budgetary information regarding the forum Communicated with parents to answer questions and ensure all needs were met
Managed supply needs of the office through the maintenance of inventory and purchasing/distribution
Maintained thorough student and staff records.
08/2011 to 02/2012
Program ManagerRocket Learning － PHILADELPHIA, PA
Assisted in opening, expanding, and servicing various k-12 tutoring sites for school districts
Maintained student enrollment
Assisted K-12 students in reading and math improvement skills
Built relationships with parents, communities, parent organizations, school administrators, faith-based leaders, government officials, and youth
Helped hire and train over 100+ tutors, enrollment aides, and program aides
Maintained copies of student files and IEP's Ensured that students enrolled in the program were approved by the district
Ensured that all staff's paperwork were compliant throughout the hiring process until start date.
08/2008 to 08/2010
Communications Instructor and Graduate AssistantMiami University － Oxford, OH
Implemented syllabus and lesson plans
Implemented new strategies for campus radio and television production
Taught Diversity and Culture in American Film, American Film as Communication, Introduction to Electronic Media, Media Aesthetics and Design
Doctorate of Education: Educational Leadership Delaware State University － Dover, DE, United StatesGPA: Phi Lambda Theta-National Honor Society member 3.5+ GPA
Who's Who Among Students in American Universities and Colleges 2015 member
Masters of Education: EducationWidener University － Chester, PAGPA: Summa Cum Laude GPA: 3.92
Masters of Arts: Mass CommunicationsMiami University － Oxford, OHGPA: Magna Cum Laude GPA: 3.7
National Communication Association
Popular Culture Association Member/Presenter
Bachelor of Arts: Broadcasting Telecommunications and Mass-MediaTemple University － PAGPA: Magna Cum Laude GPA: 3.65Broadcasting Telecommunications and Mass-Media Magna Cum Laude GPA: 3.65
"Examining the Influence of Self-Leadership on the Relationship Between General Self-Efficacy and Community College Student Persistence Attitudes"
Coaching, Interpersonal Communication, Oral Communication, Customer Relationship Management, Hiring, Leadership, Lesson Plans, Logistics, Meetings, Mentoring, MS Office Suite, Outlook, SharePoint, Presenter, Team Management, Television Production, Tutoring, Vendor Management
Published in the Who's Who Among Students in American Universities and Colleges (2015)
Montgomery College Outstanding Part-time Faculty Service Award (2014)
Bonaparte, R. (2014). Higher Education and First-Generation Students: Cultivating Community, Voice, and Place for the New Majority by Rashné Rustom Jehangir (review). The Review of Higher Education 38(1), 171-174. The Johns Hopkins University Press.