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Direct of Operations

Location:
Silver Spring, MD
Salary:
120,000
Posted:
March 28, 2021

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EDUCATION:

Georgetown University

Executive Masters in Emergency and Disaster Management Washington, DC

GPA: 3.86/4.0

Areas of Concentration: School Security, Emergency and Disaster Response, Mitigation Strategy

Capstone: The Clean Water Crisis in Haiti: The Impact of the Cholera Epidemic

Howard University Washington, DC

Bachelor of Arts Degree in Political Science

Major: Political Science/

African American Studies

Honors: Cum Laude

EXPERIENCE:

District of Columbia Public Schools Washington, DC

Director of Strategy and Logistics

06/2015- Current

Manage the Emergency Response Plan Team, specializing in crisis and incident management by ensuring all team members have relevant knowledge and training

Supervisor of all AmeriCorps volunteers for all service day projects- manage 100 service members

Grants and Donations manager of all in-kind contributions

Directly supervise and conduct evaluations for operations staff, including managers, coordinators, assistant of operations, custodians, all programs and security personnel

Ensure the maximum level of security of the school by conducting emergency evacuation fire drills and emergency training, oversee and manage all operational needs and facility operations

Oversee 80-million-dollar school renovation/ new facility management and all logistics with contractors, builders and architects

Maintain a strategic financial plan for the 5-million-dollar school budget

Actively monitor and control income and expenditures, propose revisions to the budget in response to significant or unforeseen developments for financial expenditures

Manage security personnel, nurse, cafeteria staff and all operations staff

Manager of Before and After School Programming

Manage the timekeeping and payroll process for all 60 staff members

Master Scheduler for all student schedules (create individualized schedules for 340 students)

Manage recruitment, performance management, and development for all operations staff

Manage relationships with all outside organizations and leads the school’s efforts to partner with community leaders and organizations

Oversee and coordinate all programs and events with internal and external stakeholders

Manage and oversee after school programs with a staff of 30 teachers, educational aides and volunteer staff, conduct weekly meetings with staff & operations team to review benchmarks and set team goals

Manage all community-based organizations at the site level that provide different services for students

Assist will all crisis management, student behavior, work with families on family and community engagement, Grievance POC

District of Columbia Public Schools Washington, DC

Manager of Programs (OSTP) Office of Out of School Time Programs

11/2010- 06/2015

Manage relationships with all outside organizations and leads the school’s efforts to partner with community leaders and organizations

Manage and oversee after school programs at the Brightwood and West Educational Campus with a staff of over 80 teachers, educational aides and volunteer staff, conduct weekly meetings with staff to review benchmarks and set team goals

Created over 30 new partnerships with Community Based Organizations to serve DCPS afterschool programming

Managed summer school programs at various sites serving 200-350 students

Remained 100% in compliance with OSSE regulations, programming standards and audits

Georgetown University Law Center Washington, DC

Sandra Day O’Connor Project

Program Manager

08/09- 05/2010

Facilitated the State Courts & Supreme Courts Rulings Symposium featuring Justice O’Connor

Assisted in planning the Judges Conference, Freedom and Security in Constitutional Democracies: A Transatlantic Dialogue with participants from English, German and the U.S. Supreme Courts

Reached out to various court officials, lawyers, judges and stakeholders to attend conferences and symposiums on key issues

Organized the Symposiums, Media and the First Amendment and Weighing the Impact of Caperton & Citizens United

Prepared reports and correspondences to funders, steering committee members, stakeholders and conference participants, created and updated databases for conferences conducted by the Sandra Day O’Connor Project

Aspen Institute/ Justice and Society Program

Program Coordinator Washington, DC

11/09-10/2011

Planned the Justice and Society Seminars which brings individuals together from diverse backgrounds for weeklong seminars to discuss how a just society deals deal with various issues such as, private conduct and evaluating the long- established hierarchies of race and gender

Facilitated symposiums in conjunction with Georgetown University- Aspen Institute

Served as the primary liaison to outside conference consultants and all contractors

Initiative for a Competitive Inner City, Boston, Ma

Program Analyst

01/08- 07/2009

Planned and implemented project development of ICIC's programs and projects by providing accurate and timely research and analysis

Coordinated program related events and fundraising outreach using a comprehensive database

Researched and cultivated new corporate and foundation funding opportunities

Responsible for maintaining relationships with high-level donors by providing annual giving reports and gift acknowledgements, prepared grant letters and proposals for prospective funders

Brought new ideas, methods & approaches into development strategy for program outreach

Humanitarian Work Solon, Haiti/ Port-au-Prince, Haiti

Institution Mitspa & l'Hôpital du Sanatorium de Sigueneau

& Eglise de Solon

Current

Manage fundraising efforts for Disaster Relief for local schools and churches to provide clean water, school resources, medical supplies and sanitation needs

Manage Emergency Response Logistics for trips to Haiti

Responsible for packaging and sending emergency kits and materials to Haiti

Responsible for managing, transporting and collecting donated items

The Haitian Embassy Washington, DC

Assisted in sending emergency aid kits and resources to Haiti after Earthquake of 2010

CERTIFICATIONS:

US Department of Homeland Security: Emergency Management Institute / FEMA Washington, DC

Fundamentals of Emergency Management/ Emergency Planning

Introduction to Incident Command System

Active Shooter: What Can You Do?

National Incident Management System

LANGUAGES: Fluent in French and French Creole



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