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Lecturer, laborer, office worker, security.

Sacramento, CA
Full Time
June 24, 2019

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Maxwell Alexander Stenson

** *** ******* ******, **********, CA 95831

Cellphone: 916-***-**** E-Mail: Qualifications

Hardworking, enthusiastic and professional. Self-motivated employee, student, and instructor who values commitment and a strong work ethic. Quick learner. Exceptional verbal, writing, and presentation skills. Education

Saint Mary’s College of California (SMC), Moraga, CA Graduated May 2019 California State University-Sacramento (CSUS), CA Graduated May 2017 Sacramento City College (SCC), Sacramento, CA Fall 2011-Spring 2015 C.K. McClatchy High School, Sacramento, CA Graduated June 2011 Employment History

Saint Mary’s College of California—Composition Fellow/Lecturer August 2017-December 2018 Saint Anthony Parish—Event Facilitator/Evening Security January 2015-August 2017 Park Terrace Swim and Tennis Club—Maintenance Assistant August 2011-August 2018 Teaching Experience

Saint Mary’s College of California—English Composition Lecturer August 2018-December 2018 Saint Mary’s College of California—English Composition Teaching Assistant August 2017-December 2017 California State University-Sacramento—Intro. Creative Writing Teaching Asst. January 2017-May 2017 Skills and Qualifications, Communication and Leadership

• Proven ability to work in fast-paced environments with changing priorities and deadlines

• Exemplary in all communication with employers, patrons, co-workers, and students

• Considered trustworthy, reliable, and easy to work with

• Successfully planned, implemented projects, and lead team to meet objectives

• Effectively problem-solved and built relationships Classroom Instruction and Academic Skills

• Adaptable and enthusiastic lecturer

• Demonstrated command of classroom material, and productive development of said material Page 2

• Outstanding provider of oral and written feedback for student work

• Proven ability to design major and minor course assignments, to lesson plan, and achieve learning outcomes

• Sensitive and mindful mediator of student and faculty discussion, debate, workshops, and overall classroom participation

• Consistent in establishing rapport with students and administration via email, office hours, and tutoring sessions

• Reliable and effective in time-management and resource allocation Skilled Labor

• Experienced in the preparation of professional and social events

• Adept in the use of electronic and computer technology, including audio-visual equipment

• Skilled at handling strong chemicals and cleaning products

• Familiar and practiced with landscape maintenance

• Basic knowledge of drainage and filtration systems Computer Skills

Microsoft—Word, Excel, and PowerPoint

Editorial Experience

• Calaveras Station Literary Journal—Poetry Editor January-May 2017

• The Black Rabbit Arts and Culture Magazine #3—Guest Editor Fall 2016 Publications

Sijo: an international journal of poetry and song (2019, forthcoming): “Merchant’s Song” The Blue Route (2017): “Before the show began

Calaveras Station Literary Journal (2016): “Blood”, “Nostalgia”, “Superstition”, “Parenting” Page 3

Honors and Awards

• B.A. English Literature (Cum Laude)—CSUS

• SMC MFA in Creative Writing Composition Fellowship

• SMC MFA in Creative Writing Scholarship: Excellence in Poetry

• CSUS Bazzanella Literary Awards—Second Place Critical Analysis

• Dean’s List (CSUS, SCC)

Community Involvement

Volunteer—Wild Horse Sanctuary, Sacramento Youth Soccer League, Saint Anthony Youth Group, California Wellness Task Force, Elks Lodge No. 6

Academic Interests

Creative writing, English composition, contemporary American poetry, English prosody, experimental poetics, Classics, Critical/Cultural theory, contemporary British poetry, Romanticism, modernist American poetry, Nathaniel Hawthorne, short fiction, literary naturalism, prose poetry/flash fiction, ancient history, Percy Bysshe Shelley, 19th century American fiction, surrealism, French Symbolism, John Donne, existentialism, Platonism, 18th century British poetry, Portuguese language literature General Interests

Music, reading, writing, lifting weights, hiking, cycling, college classes, foreign languages

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