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Amanda Daddona

Amanda Daddona

Project Manager

Goodwin College

East Hartford, CT

I oversee the transfer process for the college. I positively impact the student experience, build strong relationships with students, faculty, and staff, and help the college with retention and accurate record keeping. I also work closely with the Director of Institutional Effectiveness to research and implement ne...

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"Your time is limited, so don't waste it living someone else's life. Don't be trapped by dogma - which is living with the results of other people's thinking. Don't let the noise of others' opinions drown out your own inner voice. And most important, have the courage to follow your heart and intuition." -Steve Jobs
Skills
Transfer Evaluation System (TES) Research Writing Conflict Resolution Editing Management Microsoft Office Organization and Prioritization Sonisweb Customer Service
Interests

History, music, dance, and international travel.

I would love to be involved with the arts: museums, performing arts centers, or theaters. I believe that the arts are essential; they have the power to inspire and uplift all people.

North American Dance Academy

Dance Instructor

Private lesson and group class instructor. Currently training to teach American Smooth and Rhythm and International Ballroom and Latin, using the ISTD syllbus.

Goodwin College

Transfer Coordinator

Currently working with students, planning courses of study and evaluating transcripts for transfer credit.
Interacting with department chairs and program directors to determine validity of transfer.
Managing TES, a database for college course listings.
Training new employees on transfer policies.
Creating standard operating procedures and transfer manuals.
Attending conferences for professional development.

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Connecticut Historical Society

Volunteer

Conducted research and data entry for the Coordinator of Volunteers and Statistics
Edited official documents, i.e. catalogs, meeting minutes, and monthly reports

Career

North American Dance Academy

Receptionist

Front desk duties include:

-Answering and returning telephone calls
-Responding to e-mails
-Scheduling lessons
-Clean-up of the studio
-Advertising for events
-Writing press releases and other documents related to the business
-Handling student payments and keeping track of balances

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Career

Goodwin College

Office of Finance Assistant

Kept detailed financial records for the college accounts and reconciled student accounts

Mercy High School

Substitute Teacher

Established positive rapport with students
Maintained effective classroom environment
Assessed student work
Tutored students one-on-one to assist with language skills

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Career

University of Delaware, Morris Library

Archival Assistant

Processed a large collection of material related to the Rockwood Estate

Lehigh University

Research Assistant

Conducted primary research through Internet databases and worked on various academic tasks.

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University of Pennsylvania

Research Fellow

June 2008

Researched music in the American early republic by accessing primary documents in several archives, including Historical Society of Pennsylvania and the Library of Congress

Career

Trinity College-Hartford

M.A., American Studies

Lehigh University

BA, History