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Employee Relations Self Employed

Tampa, Florida, United States
August 25, 2018

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To secure a position teaching a culturally and linguistically diverse population abroad to share my love of the language, passion for teaching and personal desire to expand and learn while giving something of value to my students.


February 2007-June 2008: City College, Miami, FL

Director of Education

•Responsible for all academic matters related to students, faculty, and program design and delivery.

•Design content and delivery modality for first term classes which included career orientation, developing writing skills, and career placement tools such as portfolios.

•Work with admissions on marketing allied health programs; implemented review programs for state licensing and discipline certifications in allied health, paralegal and EMS disciplines.

•Counsel and mentor students in academics, attendance and career issues

•Implemented student tutoring and skills building programs for professional and conversational language.

•Responsible for all compliance issues in every discipline, accreditation compliance and reporting as well as securing additional certifications and licensing;

•Design and administer faculty trainings, student events and guest speakers programs.

•Supervise career development department including locating employers, preparing students for interviewing and job placement and sponsoring job fairs on campus.

April 2005 –December 2006: Key College, Ft. Lauderdale, FL

Director of Academic and Student Affairs

•Responsible for student and faculty scheduling, curriculum approval and implementation.

•Compliance with applicable accreditation requirements.

•Planning and implementing student skills workshops and tutoring

•Working with career services to develop resources for internships, externships and graduate placement, training and mentoring faculty

•Counseling students and mediating student issues with faculty or other aspects of academic environment

•Designing, compiling and publishing student and faculty handbooks; advisor for start up student newspaper

Adjunct Faculty-teaching in paralegal, ethics, general education and psychology specialties

2001- 2006: University of Phoenix, Ft. Lauderdale, FL

Lead Faculty and Area Chair General and Professional Studies

Campus College Chair, General and Professional Studies

•Faculty teaching full time including writing, composition, student success and academic strategies, business and business law, management and organization, psychology, organizational psychology, introduction to psychology, business capstone course, critical thinking, cultural diversity, general studies introduction, legal implication of management, business organization, health care law and administration, employment law

•Faculty mentor and trainer

•Faculty assessment, Academic Quality Assessment, Curriculum assessment and design, student advisement and tutoring as needed

•Implemented plan for continuing faculty training and certification for course clusters, and implemented plans for faculty and faculty trainers. Program still used and model expanded to other colleges within University

•Mediating student/ faculty disputes regarding grade issues; implementing student skills building workshop program

•Selected Teacher of the Year by student body and faculty colleagues 2003

•Nominated Teacher of the year 2005, 2006

2004-2005 Kaplan University Ft. Lauderdale, FL

Asst. Dean Curriculum. School of Paralegal Studies

■Worked with Associate Dean and faculty to design, implement and evaluate curriculum, existing and new for paralegal bachelor’s program

■Implemented training program for curriculum developers, including pedagogy, assessment, evaluation, updating, and teaching techniques

■Implemented faculty training series to instruct and develop teaching techniques and skills for faculty both starting and continuing

■Adjunct Faculty: Family Law

2004 Nova Southeastern University, Ft Lauderdale FL

Adjunct Faculty

•Criminal law

2004-Present Thomson McGraw Hill, Chicago, IL

Editorial Review Panel

•Reviewer for textbooks prepublication in legal and business content areas


2003 - Present University of Phoenix Phoenix, AZ

Doctor of Education in Educational Leadership, a/b/d

■Dissertation in process: identifying and managing student expectations in adult learners to enhance retention and student satisfaction with learner centered theory and pedagogy in higher education distance and on ground settings

1999-2001 Chestnut Hill College Philadelphia, PA

Master of Science, Counseling and Social Psychology

1986-1989 University of Miami, School of Law Miami, FL

Juris Doctor

•Guardian Ad Litem (volunteer) for AIDS babies in foster care awaiting permanent placement. Appeared in court proceedings, wrote investigative reports, made placement recommendations, and interacted with attorneys for imprisoned mothers in guardianship matters related to custody, and surrender of parental rights

1985-1986 Barry University, Miami, FL

Bachelor of Arts, Professional Studies


2007: Introduction to Law & Paralegal Studies

McGraw-Hill Publishers

2006: Instructors Manual, Essentials of Business Law 5th,

Beatty & Samuelson

Thomson/ Southwestern Publishing, ISBN 032*******


2006 – Present: Accrediting Council for Independent Schools and Colleges (ACICS), Washington, DC


1989-2002 Self Employed Attorney, Philadelphia, PA

•Practice specialties included business, corporate and real estate, and defense trial attorney for professional psychologists and medical doctors sued in malpractice

•Consulted with health care professionals and practices in business operations, management, financing, risk management and compliance

2003.Self employed Business & Financial Consultant

Miami FL

•Business and financial consulting with international client base, including banking, trucking, import and export, manufacturing, construction and other business entities

•Maintained speaking engagements on financial planning, business risk management and employee relations and preparing for career change

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