14 years experience in nonprofit community-based education programs
Strong leadership, interpersonal and communication skills
Proven ability to achieve and deliver results in a wide variety of nonprofit and education settings
Versatile administrative assistance offering administrative experience in both corporate and non-profit office environments.
Excellent interpersonal and communications skills Team-work Oriented
OSHA Hazard Certified (General Industry)
Microsoft Office Applications: Word, Excel, PowerPoint
Proficient Internet Skills
Bilingual : Spanish-fluent
Knowledge of educational issues related to diverse and re-entry student population
Experience in providing educational services to adult learners of diverse backgrounds, especially Latino (a)/Chicano (a) students
Student Services Coordinator10/2010 to CurrentARC Associates Project Avanzando HEPWhittier, CA
Coordinates, organizes and oversees the day-to-day operations of student placement activities, including transition-to-college services.
Coordinates, implements and assists in evaluation of operational procedures and activities to facilitate academic and social service referrals to enhance attendance and academic attainment.
Identify post-secondary education opportunities in partnership with community colleges, vocational and training institutes.
Administrates procedures an implements work activities to meet established program goals and objectives.
Evaluate student problems (academic, administrative or personal) and refer students to appropriate student support services.
Perform administrative duties to ensure program reports, records and other materials are completed and maintained according to federal regulations and District policies and procedures; organizes and complies information for completes and maintains program reports, forms and logs.
Works with staff to ensure a high performance, customer service oriented work environment which supports achieving programs. Supervise program support staff including childcare and transportation driver.
Assist instructional staff with the design of individual student success plans to ensure academic achievement.
Drafted meeting agendas, supplied advance materials and executed follow-up for meetings and team conferences.
Public speaker at recruitment events, schools, town meetings and social events in the community.
Conducting on-going follow up.
Designed electronic file systems and maintained electronic and paper files.
Report to Project Director.
Instructor09/2002 to 10/2010Art, Research & Curriculum Associates, IncWhittier, CA
Facilitate academic High School Equivalency Certificate (HSEC) adult school program.
Assist students in determining, alternative study materials.
Execute classroom presentations on (HSEC) content areas: Math, Social Science, Reading, Science and Writing.
Assess targeted student or group needs and recommend programs or services. Assist in the design and delivery of student programs, services and special events.
Design lesson plans and assessment instruction relevant to achieving preparatory level for test taking.
Assist staff with graduation activities.
Assist in training new staff instructors.
Co-owner01/2005 to 10/2008V & J Constructions LLCLa Puente, CA
Reading building blueprints to ensure conformance with building and city codes regulations and requirements.
Methods, materials and techniques used in construction for public housing.
Supply purchasing and budget records.
Inspection of building prior to city inspection.
Sale and acquisition of real state property.
Prepare and present detailed reports of all construction sites.
Recruiter/ Community Liaison08/2002 to 12/2004California State University, Long BeachLong Beach, CA
Promote the College Assistance Migrant Program (CAMP) throughout California.
Plan activities for program participants, including summer residential programs, welcome lunch, and end of program symposium.
Work closely with other residential staff members in organizing, supervising and disciplining students.
Knowledge and understanding about unique issues that impact Chicano/a and Latino/a students.
Interface with faculty, administrators, and students regarding policies and student academic affairs.
Advice students on an individual and group basis as part of assigned student program and services, including meeting with parents to provide information and facilitate problem resolution.
Assess targeted student of group needs and recommend programs or services including assist in the design and delivery of student programs, services and events.
Provide leadership, guidance and supervision to student workers, volunteers and or graduate assistants.
Served as a liaison to community groups using District facilities.
Bachelor of Science: Business Technical ManagementDeVry UniversityPomona, California.
Business Technical Management
Associate of Science: Electronics Engineering TechnologyMt. San Antonio CollegeWalnut, California.
Electronics Engineering Technology
Associate of Arts: Liberal ArtsMt. San Antonio CollegeWalnut, California.