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Instructor/Lecturer, University of Hawai`i at Hilo
Duties: Create syllabus and schedule; grade fairly; select textbooks and reading materials; ensure students who pass the course meet specific student learning outcomes; create projects and assignments that successfully measure students’ ability to apply concepts of importance; create action-learning in small groups, teams, and on an individual basis; engage students; apply the flipped classroom model of learning; create an environment in which students explore knowledge via discourse; provide guidance as students write and revise a paper in their discipline’s preferred style and format; develop a gender and women’s studies course in writing for business and ENG 100; assist with assessment and promotional materials for the Department of English and Gender and Women’s Studies Program; participate in department activities and service.
Educational Specialist, University of Hawaii at Manoa
December 2012-October 2014
Duties: Create historical archives of the Schedule of Classes for Chemistry (Fall 2003-current); plan assessment tracking and planning for undergraduate BA and BS degrees in Chemistry and Biochemistry as well as graduate MS and PhD degrees in Chemistry; collect and analyze data for curriculum changes and departmental self-studies; manage the graduate admissions process and files; create online forms and form-fillable documents like our undergraduate exit survey; update and manage content on our website (Text Pattern); plan the navigation and set up a new website (Wordpress); manage textbook ordering and changes to the schedule of classes; conduct research projects for both data\information and\or systems and implementation for the Chair and Associate Chair; plan, coordinate, and supervise the career preparation workshop series for chemistry MS and PhD students; hire TAs and RAs in Peoplesoft; write departmental policies and procedures in conjunction with the needs of other faculty and staff; create promotional items for high school students and students pursuing post-baccalaureate education; write reports; advise students; streamline the process for override requests; create workshops for career and interview preparation; plan and manage our graduate student orientation week; perform transfer evaluations of Chemistry courses from other higher education institutions; be a point of contact for students and faculty with registration questions or issues; familiar with Google Suite, Microsoft Office Suite, Adobe Acrobat, Banner, Peoplesoft, Graduate Division CMS, Sakai, STAR, and other data management systems.
Academic Support Specialist, University of Hawai`i, West Oahu
September 2010-November 2012
Part Time Experience
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Lecturer, Chaminade University
January 2014-May 2014
Duties: Create syllabus; create coursework; grade fairly; ensure students will pass course completing student learning outcomes; create projects, assignments, and exams that successfully measure students’ ability to apply concepts of importance; create action-learning in small groups, teams, and on an individual basis; engage students.
Tutor, The Learning Center
August 2005-May 2006; August 2008-December 2009
Duties: CRLA certified; create statistical survey for Writing tutor improvement; assist students with noticing errors in their writing and editing in a variety of subject areas; explain grammar usage and rules; find websites and exercises students can use to improve their skills; track statistical data for the writing desk; create informative documents for use by fellow tutors; create learning aids for students like the “Guide to Writing a Term Paper;” recognize the needs and learning styles of individuals to enhance their learning experiences; work with staff to create a more productive environment; maintain positive relationships with students and professors; keep confidential information private; first In-Class Tutor for English 20W- saw nearly 25% increase in retention for this class. See below for more information regarding this position.
August 2008-December 2009
Duties: Attend classes and take detailed notes; work with professor to identify students in need of assistance; review writing samples to better understand students’ needs; schedule times to meet with small groups and individual students to work on specifically tailored tasks; create learning materials as needed; model behaviors of a responsible student; meet weekly with professor to assess progress and needs of students; help students find their own errors and explain grammar rules and conventions in their own words; teach good study habits that can be used in other classes; reword the lessons so they make sense to the students; maintain the privacy of students, their needs, and their progress.