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Assistant Manager

Location:
Irmo, SC
Salary:
$20,000-$25,000
Posted:
October 23, 2018

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JANINA L. GLISSON

Home: *** ******* ****, ****, ***** Carolina 29063 -- 803-***-**** Cell: 803-***-****

Work: Retired Email: ac7g5m@r.postjobfree.com

EDUCATION

MASTER OF EDUCATION, STUDENT PERSONNEL SERVICES

UNIVERSITY OF SOUTH CAROLINA

Practicum Experience

Academic Success Center, Midlands Technical College

TRIO Programs, Midlands Technical College

BACHELOR OF ARTS, JOURNALISM AND MASS COMMUNICATIONS

UNIVERSITY OF SOUTH CAROLINA

EXPERIENCE

NATIONAL RESOURCE CENTER FOR THE FIRST-YEAR EXPERIENCE & STUDENTS IN TRANSITION

UNIVERSITY OF SOUTH CAROLINA

Assistant Director for Conferences and Continuing Education, August 2009 – retired May 31, 2018

Direct strategic decisions, manage logistical details, assist with marketing efforts and provide administrative oversight for all in-person and online professional development events, including the planning, design, development, and implementation of various event activities

Serve as the principal representative of the Conferences and Continuing Education area of the National Resource Center for recognition/award programs

Supervise and assign work for all permanent and temporary Conferences and Continuing Education staff, including Conference Associate, Conference Assistant and Graduate Assistant(s), and. In collaboration with the Budget & Human Resources Manager, oversee the work of the Business Associate

Manage all event-based financial activities for the Conference and Continuing Education area of the National Resource Center.

Conference Coordinator, May 1998 – August 2009

Managed logistical details for conferences, seminars, workshops and institutes

Supervised the design, development, and implementation of content for event activities

Contributed to the writing of and share responsibility with Director for all promotional materials

Conducted site selections, contract negotiations and pre/post conference communication with host hotels

Oversaw preconference workshop and speaker selection for Center events

Developed budgets for Center sponsored conferences, workshops, seminars and institutes

Prepared the development and design of event marketing plans

Facilitated negotiations with airlines, audio-visual suppliers, caterers and transportation suppliers for events

Directed and administered the nomination, selection and recognition process for annual Outstanding First-Year Student award campaign

Assisted with content development for Center sponsored teleconferences

Collaborated with Graphic Artists in layout and design functions for marketing brochures, flyers and other printed materials

Partnered with the Assistant to the Conference Coordinator in developing logistical planning for Center events

Approved exhibit opportunities for organizations/companies at various conferences

Supervised conference proposal review process, maintenance of proposal files and databases, and the processing of travel and honorarium paperwork for all conference speakers and preconference workshop facilitators

Maintain history files for all past conferences, seminars, workshops and institutes

Coordinated the maintenance of inventory of all conference supplies and materials

Communicate orally, in writing and via email with conference presenters, speakers, preconference workshop facilitators,

and event participants

Troubleshoot on-site staffing /registration concerns, including determining appropriate responses to problems/emergencies

JANINA L. GLISSON (PAGE 2)

Business Associate and Conference Registrar, November 1991 - May 1998

Processed monies generated from registration fees for Center events

Prepared all standard University forms

Maintained and monitored financial records

Assisted with the development and preparation of budget requests and reports

Completed numerous publication orders including billing and collections

Collaborated in the development and implementation of conference activities, to include marketing efforts

Supervised clerical personnel in maintaining and preparing fiscal records and forms

Partnered in creating layout and design of marketing brochures related to conferences

Communicated extensively, both orally and in writing, with conference participants and publication subscribers

Updated name files from all conferences for direct mail marketing

Attended and contributed to weekly and monthly staff meetings on matters concerning program’s business activities

PRESENTATIONS AND PUBLICATIONS

Conference Presentation

Remember, Reflect, REFOCUS…, Annual Conference on The First-Year Experience, Houston, Texas (February 2001).

Co-presenters: M. Stuart Hunter, Director; Jean Henscheid, Fellow; Tracy Skipper, Editorial Projects Coordinator; Carrie

Linder; Coordinator of Research and Project Development; National Resource Center for The First-Year Experience

and Students in Transition.

Conference Presentation

Crisis on Campus: Lessons Learned from September 11, Eighth National Conference on Students in Transition, Oak Brook,

Illinois (October 2001). Co-presenter: M. Stuart Hunter, Director, National Resource Center for The First-Year Experience

and Students in Transition.

Conference Presentation

Submitting a Proposal for First-Year Experience Conferences, Annual Conference on The First-Year Experience, Dallas, Texas (February 2015). Co-presenter: Tracy Skipper, Assistant Director for Publications, National Resource Center for The First-Year Experience and Students in Transition; Bryce Bunting, Associate Director, First-Year Mentoring, Brigham Young University; Chris Caplinger, Director, First-Year Experience, Georgia Southern University; Stephanie Foote, Director, M.S. Program in First-Year Studies and Professor of Education, Kennesaw State University.

Publication

Content Editor – Rendon, L.I, Garcia, M., & Person, D. (Eds.). (2004). Transforming the First Year of College for Students

of Color, National Resource Center for The First-Year Experience and Students in Transition, University of South Carolina.

TEACHING EXPERIENCE _

University 101 – First-Year Seminar – 7 years

EDLP 520 – Teacher as Manager – 5 years

PROFESSIONAL AFFILIATIONS

Mentoring and Professional Development Committee for the Provost Advisory Committee for Women’s Issues

University of South Carolina

Black Faculty and Staff Association

University of South Carolina



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