Skillfully support administrative staff in coordinating and executing all activities of the Multicultural Affairs Office. Educate students, parents, faculty, and staff regarding available programs and services. Work with internal and external vendors to schedule, coordinate, and execute departmental meetings, conferences, catering requests, and guest speaker arrangements. secure travel arrangements and itineraries. Administer departmental budget reports, organize files, distribute mail, and handle phone inquiries. Supervise, train, and motivate 4 student workers.
Structured extensive database of multicultural resource materials as well as a database of scholarship, internship, and grant opportunities.
Planned successful multicultural orientation for first-year students.
Updated and maintained departmental Web site and e-newsletter to improve student and faculty access to information and services.
Worked closely with vendors to create eye-catching promotional materials for programs and conferences.
Implemented an online registration option to streamline the registration process for the student-led conference.
INDIANA UNIVERSITY, Bloomington, Indiana
Student, Geography / International Studies, 2001-2003
Successfully pursued a comprehensive course of study as an Honors student in Geography and International Studies minoring in Russian and East European Studies. Completed coursework and gained expertise in specialized areas to include Geography of Europe, Geography of Russia and the Newly Independent States, Geography of the Caribbean, Peoples, and Cultures of the Middle East, Travelers and Explorers of Central Asia, World Regional Geography, and Geographic Information Systems (GIS).
Gained substantial knowledge of geopolitical characteristics and socioeconomic issues of Russia, Eastern and Western Europe, Central Asia, and the Caribbean.
Researched, authored, and presented well-received projects utilizing GIS site analysis tools and technologies.
Honed solid working aptitude for GIS, cartography, and spatial analysis technologies, strategies, and techniques.