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Managing Editor, Publication Manager, Project Management

San Diego, California, 92104, United States
March 21, 2013

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To obtain an assistant/managing editor position with a sports publishing company, using my

excellent communication and organizational skills and project management experience to help

produce more dynamic customer-focused publications.


• Six years’ managing editor experience

• Twelve years’ higher education teaching experience

• Collaborates well with professionals from all disciplines

• Confident multi-tasker

• Creative problem solver

• Balances small picture and big picture


August 2011 - current

English Instructor, San Diego State University and City College, San Diego, California

Taught several sections of college composition to a diverse range of traditional and

nontraditional students. Created syllabi and collaborated with fellow instructors to form a

cohesive teaching methodology.

• Co-taught in specialized Learning Communities

• Organized extracurricular student events

• Inspired students with team-centered learning and collaborative projects and exercises

• Employed methods to make education relevant and accessible to students

January 2006 - July 2011

Managing Editor, New Ohio Review, Ohio University, Athens, Ohio

Ran the editorial/production office of a nationally acclaimed and distributed literary journal,

published in conjunction with Ohio University’s Graduate Creating Writing Program. Instrumental

in raising paid subscriptions from 300 to 1,000 and attracting $60,000 in new grant funding.

• Oversaw all editing/proofreading, layout/design, printing and distribution aspects of the

publication process

• Collaborated with professionals from many disciplines

• Coordinated with writers and contributors to insure timely delivery of text/copy

• Maintained and updated journal website

January - March 2007

Co-director, Study Abroad Trip Cholula, Mexico. Ohio University, Athens, Ohio

Co-organized and supervised a three-month study abroad trip with 30 undergraduate art and

design students to Cholula, Mexico.


• Planned syllabi and study content for entire trip

• Managed program budget according to University policy

• Coordinated schedules and travel plans with local contract staff

• Handled day-to-day personal, professional and logistical issues


MFA Fiction Writing, the University of Virginia, 2003

MA English, the University of Akron, 1999

BA (First Class Honors) American Studies and English, the University of Wolverhampton,

England, 1996


• Experienced in various managerial and supervisory roles, both in business and in higher


• Experienced in balancing workflow and meeting deadlines with minimal supervision

• Computers: Good knowledge of Office for PC and Mac; desktop publishing software

such as InDesign, Illustrator and Photoshop; and WordPress and Dreamweaver

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