Innovative and adaptable training and education professional seeking advanced position in a university setting. Continuing Education Instructor who is highly organized and driven. Employs effective and efficient methods of teaching while focusing on the individual needs of each student.20-year military veteran who earnednumerous commendations and awards for superior performance in academic, tactical and technical capacities. Effectively trained, supervised and mentored large teams under various conditions.
Transition Education Counselor, 09/2015
to Current Cyber-media Technologies – Ft. Leonard Wood,
MO Teach mandated 2 day course to soldiers leaving the Army. Topics include college selection and financial planning. Majority of course includes information on the different GI Bill options, what forms of schooling the GI Bill covers, differences between various forms of the GI Bill and which form is most advantageous to the student. Students are also taught how to fill out and submit GI Bill application. In addition, position requires one on one counseling after the course to ensure complete understanding of the GI Bill application process. Duties outside of teaching class include briefing retiring soldiers on their GI Bill benefit and how to make best use of their benefit, assisting family members of soldiers on understanding GI Bill benefit transferred to them. Additional, duties include assisting soldiers in all aspects of the educational process including college selection, acquiring Army Tuition Assistance and FAFSA applications.
AmeriCorps Vista, 05/2015
to 09/2015 AmeriCorps – Waynesville,
MO Worked as AmeriCorps Vista in the Waynesville district. Responsibilities included grant writing and project management.
International Student Advisor, 02/2013
to 01/2014 Missouri University of Science and Technology – Rolla,
MO Assisted international students withobtaining student visas in order to attend college in the United States. Processed information needed for student to obtain correct visa to be allowed into United States to study.Assisted students withadministrative processto allow them to work in the United States after degree completion. In addition, provided counseling to students to resolve any and all issues related to maintaining proper immigration status.
Army Bandsmen, Detailed Recruiter and Human Resources Manager, 02/1990
to 08/2010 United States Army – Various
Performed in military and public relations ceremony
Equal Opportunity Representative
Master of Arts: Management and Leadership,
Current Webster University - St. Louis,
Master of Arts: Human Resources Management,
2009 Webster University - St. Louis,
Bachelor of Arts: Sociology,
1988 Longwood University - Farmville,
Proficient in the following computer information systems