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State University Assistant

Tampa, Florida, United States
February 15, 2018

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Matthew D. Hayes ***** NW **nd Ave Apt 139 Miami Gardens FL 33056 (219)-***-**** 1 P a g e

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Eastern Illinois University

Masters of Science in College Student Affairs August 2014 Indiana State University

Bachelors of Science in Communication May 2012


Barry University

Coordinator for Campus Programs

Center for Student Involvement October 2016- Present

Directly supervise two (2) Graduate Assistants in the Center for Student Involvement

Co-Chair the annual Community Fest Founder’s Day event

Chair the Homecoming logistics and planning committee

Chair the Spring Fling logistics and planning committee

Oversee three (3) programming budgets totaling over $80,000

Negotiate and complete all contracts under $2,500

Oversee the operations and leadership training for clubs and organizations

Coordinate and process light and sound requests for department and club use

Supervise campus Greek Life programs

Advise the Campus Activities Board

Developing and coordinating student focused university events

Planning and coordinating the First Year Experience Welcome Back Party

Provide qualitative and quantitative data for annual and quarterly reports

Assist in the operations of the De Porre’s Center for Ethical Leadership

Coordinate and manage the Barry University Mascot appearances and requests

Assist with the planning and coordination of all major university programs including orientation and the Student Affairs Awards banquet

Lead and coordinate schedules for a team of ten (10) work study students

Develop leadership workshops for clubs and organizations as needed

Organize the Stamps’ Scholarship honors program

Advise the student board of directors for Student Organizations Counsel

Sit on the Board of Directors and selection committee for the Stamps’ Scholarship Program

Perform night activities for Orientation

Florida SouthWestern State College

Coordinator for Campus Student Life

The Office of Student Life and Orientation May 2015- September 2016

Executed e vents on campus using the designated Student Life Skills programming model

Balance a campus programming budget of $50,000

Restructured the College Wide Student Government Association

Presented on Program Planning at the Florida College Student Government Association conferences

Matthew D. Hayes 21075 NW 22nd Ave Apt 139 Miami Gardens FL 33056 (219)-***-**** 2 P a g e

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Increased campus level social media usage by 150%

Managed a team of four (4) student assistants

Created and implemented marketing plans for all campus level programming

Managed the advisors and presidents’ counsel for Clubs and Organizations

Advise the Campus Activities Board, Campus Student Government Cabinet, PRIDE, and Gaming Club

Conducted orientation as needed including assessment and evaluations

Served as an advisor for the College Wide Health and Wellness Committee

Enhanced the FSW Leadership Academy by adding new workshops and structure

Helped develop the Clubs and Organization Policies and Procedures Handbook

Worked collaboratively with other campus offices to ensure quality events for students

Sat on the Director for Student Engagement selection committee

Partnered with the YMCA for campus level wellness opportunities

Compiled data to provide success of Student Life Skills in campus level programming

Supervised one (1) Graduate intern

Enhanced the Student Lounge to include a new study room, recreation room, and club meeting space

Completed all contract under $2500

Developed an award winning leadership and recruitment presentation

Attended monthly College Wide Student Government meetings

Developed the Heritage Month Committees for campus wide programming

Coordinated monthly HIV testing with the Collier County Department of Health and Wellness for free

Organized the Safe Spring Break Week for College Wide SGA

Worked with athletics to promote school spirit and involvement with new sports to the college

Conducted Club Advisor training each semester

Organized the Weeks of Welcome for Collier Campus Georgia State University

Coordinator for Campus Events

Campus Events August 2014- February 2015

Oversaw the production of the Miss Georgia State Scholarship Pageant

Supervised and advised three (3) student directors

Worked with constituents on developing a collaborative arts program

Trained student leaders through professional development activities in weekly staff meetings

Managed a budget of $250,000 as part of an overall departmental budget of $500,000

Developed a traveling series of events around the Metro-Atlanta area

Supervised the planning of Georgia State Night at Woodruff Arts Center

Increased the Miss Georgia State Facebook page by 120%

Managed all public appearances for the 2014 Miss Georgia State University

Learned about the Miss America Foundation

Developing and coordinating student focused university events

Created programming for commuter students

Worked with the marketing office to ensure successful publicity of all Campus Events Matthew D. Hayes 21075 NW 22nd Ave Apt 139 Miami Gardens FL 33056 (219)-***-**** 3 P a g e

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Eastern Illinois University

Graduate Assistant

Campus Events August 2012- July 2014

Supervised one (1) executive member of the Student Government association and one

(1) senate chair

Served as the advisor to University Board (campus programming board)

Worked with constituents to develop a $30,000 Welcome Back Weekend

Mentored student in the Pre-Student Affairs Professionals Club

Provided support for the i-Leads online leadership workshop series

Revamped the programming board marketing committee by using new technology and leadership theories

Oversaw the operations of the Miss Black EIU scholarship program

Developed and oversaw all fundraising efforts by the Miss Black EIU scholarship committee

Coordinated two (2) Homecoming parades with over 200 public and school entries

Served as the hospitality coordinator for three (3) major concerts

Managed the organization of a late night programming committee

Served as an office representative on the EIU Open House and Admit Student Showcase Days

Work with student groups on training with OrgSync

Recruited, trained, and retained a Homecoming committee of twenty (20) student leaders

Developed Event Evaluation forms

Presented the annual budget to the Apportionment Board Lake Land College

Early Advantage Program (LEAP) Intern

Counseling Department August 2013- December 2013

Worked with constituents on the development of an assessment for LEAP

Job shadowed counselors in the different departmental areas

Conducted LEAP presentations in classrooms for ORI 101 (Freshmen Seminar)

Researched retention strategies at community colleges

Met with the director of Student Life to discuss retention efforts and initiatives

Experienced the culture of a community college

Kept data on all students entered in LEAP and tracked their progress after their submission

Louisiana State University

Communications and Marketing ACUHO-I Intern

Residential Life and Housing May 2013- August 2013

Created marketing strategies using untapped social media from start to finish

Supervised six (6) part time and six (6) full time summer tour guides

Worked weekly orientation sessions for Residential Life and Housing

Gained skills in working with InDesign, Photoshop, and Illustrator

Scripted, directed, and published various video projects Matthew D. Hayes 21075 NW 22nd Ave Apt 139 Miami Gardens FL 33056 (219)-***-**** 4 P a g e

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Indiana State University

Union Board Intern

Union Board and Family Services May 2011- May 2012

Incorporated a marketing plan for the academic year of 2011-2012 using the FISH Philosophy

Overhauled the training modules for student leaders to include a more comprehensive education of leadership theories, group development, teamwork, and collaboration

Allocated a budget of $150,000 to eight (8) subcommittees with limited supervision

Engaged in the production of the Miss ISU Scholarship Program

Represented the office at the Orientation Campus Resource Fair weekly

Learned the process and procedures of Camps and Conferences

Coordinated the Homecoming Lip Sync Program (Sycamore Sync)

Interviewed, hired, and evaluated candidates for the Graduate Assistant Position in Union Board and Family Services

Researched best practices for student programming boards

Learned how to operate and run OrgSync for clubs on campus

Delegated the 2011 Homecoming competition for Greek Life and Clubs and Organizations

Learned about Risk Management and safety procedures on campus Awards and Honors

Program of the Year April 2017

Organization of the Year- Campus Activities Board (CAB) April 2017

Most Improved Organization of the Year- CAB April 2017

Advisor of the Year- Collier Campus May 2016

Program of the Year- Collier Campus May 2016

Graduate Assistant of the Year May 2014

Graduate Assistant of the Year May 2013

Program of the Year May 2013

Outstanding Senior May 2012

Outstanding Junior May 2011

Jerry Vargo Membership Award May 2011

Hall Program of the Year- Individual May 2011

All Hall Program of the Year May 2011

Outstanding First Year Membership May 2010

RHA Hall Program of the Year May 2009

Orientation Above and Beyond Award May 2009


Master’s Thesis: The Experiences of African American Gay Men at a Predominantly White Institution in the Rural Mid-West: A Phenomenological Approach. – June 2014

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