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Experienced non-profit organization and higher education professional

College Station, TX

MANAGER FOR ASSESSMENT AND HIGH IMPACT PRACTICEs at TEXAS A&m UNIVERSITY
College Station, Texas 2016-Present

·         Facilitate and manage annual program assessment processes for 41 academic programs within the College of Education and Human Development through consultation and hands-on training.

·         Collect and analyze various assessment data to support college accreditation, university processes, and program review.

·         Enhance opportunities for high-impact learning experiences within the College through individual consultation and workshop presentations.

·         Direct the Undergraduate Transformational Learning Fellows Program, overseeing program development, student recruitment, marketing, and quality program improvement.

·         Liaise between the College and the University Office of Institutional Effectiveness and Evaluation.

·         Chair the College of Education and Human Development Assessment Council.

MSW Research Intern at the Program on Intergroup Relations

Ann Arbor, Michigan 2009-2010

·       Composed grant proposals to support research efforts that resulted in securing a $3,000 award.

·       Constructed quantitative and qualitative methodology for evaluation of peer -facilitated learning experiences.

·       Transcribed and analyzed focus groups and interviews using NViVo software.

·       Recruited and managed over 30 research volunteers and conducted two qualitative focus groups.

 

OTHER professional experience

Program Director of Retention & Student Success at SAINT LOUIS UNIVERSITY
St. Louis, Missouri 2014-2016

Conceptualized and executed data-driven institutional retention plan using historical data analysis, goals and strategies, and national trends on best practices, thus achieving university goal of increasing fall-to-fall first-year retention by 1.2%;
Oversaw the university-wide implementation of Skyfactor Mapworks retention system, regarding detection and intervention of students at-risk of leaving the University;
Supervised, hired, and provided ongoing training to 6 full-time masters-level staff;
Designed, implemented, and assessed comprehensive Student Success Coaching model for intervention with 900 at-risk students;
Cultivated relationships and collaborated with 20+ university departments, resulting in 90% reported confidence in the unit’s ability to reach goals and effectively serve students;
Developed data collection processes, innovative assessment, and evaluation measures for departmental unit.
Composed and published comprehensive written and visual reports to various university audiences.
Co-created, implemented, and assessed a 3-credit first-year dialogue course on communication, social justice, and social identity.
Program Coordinator of Multicultural Education at SAINT LOUIS UNIVERSITY

Saint Louis, Missouri 2010-2014

·         Created and facilitated over 200 hours of diversity trainings for various audiences, enhancing understanding of diversity, inclusion, and social justice.

·         Hired, trained, and supervised 3 work study office assistants and 1 graduate assistant.

Designed 40+ multicultural educational programs, and curricula for credit and non-credit courses.
Successfully designed course curriculum, taught and established permanent 3-hour intergroup dialogue course tied to core requirements in College of Arts & Sciences.
Administered operations, logistics, and reviewed program proposals for one-day 200 attendee Conference on African-American male scholarship and retention.
Advised 14 cultural student organizations, assisting with the development of organizational goals, problem solving, and program planning.

Skills

  • advising
  • coaching
  • database management
  • diversity and inclusion training
  • learning outcomes development
  • mentoring
  • Progam assessment
  • program evaluation
  • project management
  • student development in higher education
  • teaching
  • team development

Education

August 2005-May 2009

Bachelor of Science in Social Work at Texas Christian University

August 2009 - August 2010

Master of Social Work at University of Michigan

Specialization in Social policy analysis and program evaluation with an emphasis in communities and social systems.

June 2017-Present

PhD in Educational Human Resource Development at Texas A&M University

Specialization in adult education, diversity and social justice education.

  • Updated 2 years ago

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