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College Success Coordinator
November 2014 — Present
Manage the continued growth of the Legends Program college transition program for high school seniors that promotes social and academic college readiness skills and best prepares youth for college success;
Visit current students on their college campus in the city, NY State and across the Northeast region.
Support success of alumniin college by conducting case management, tracking student progress, troubleshooting and linking participants with additional supports as necessary to help college students succeed in school and graduate on time;
Develop career networking system and train and support participants in successful networking techniques
Design and implement program activities and special events, including groups, interactive panels, reunions and celebrations
Engage families in supporting participants’ success
Build relationships, connections and partnerships at college campuses and other CBOs
Collaborate with colleagues to promote a culture of college success and career exploration, and to address participant social, emotional, and health issues.
Conduct ongoing outreach to engage Harlem RBI Alumni in the program and maintain strong participation.
July 2014 — November 2014
•Embody the CLIO brand as a Brand Ambassador
•Management of event operations and production
•Management of site inspection, selection of venue and client visits domestic and international
•Assist in financial management of logistics/operations
•Manage and liaise between the multiple vendors and partners involved in the execution of event
•Work closely with team and other internal departments delivering their needs while always strategizing new developments of new events and partnerships
•Manage and execute timelines and agendas according to events and projects
•Manage the AV, lighting, internet, transportation for VIPs etc… needs for event and vendors while always managing budget
•Collaborate with CLIO Sales: managing execution of sponsorship programs, packages and client deliverables
•Process invoices, securing payment in compliance to contract and internal policy
•Enable event execution by liaising relevant vendors and department as main point of contact
KIPP NYC Through College
September 2011 — July 2014
Supported pre college and college aged students (60 students) through one on one advising and group workshops
Maintained an ongoing advising load and intervened when students were at risk academically, emotionally, and/or socially.
Advised students on establishing academic and career goals; identified the educational and career options appropriate for each student; and assisted with the analysis of each option, including possible outcomes
and their implications.
Established an action plan for students to explore alternative careers and related majors
Identified options for students to satisfy degree requirements; evaluated and made recommendations on petitions and amendments to student's program of study; assisted students in successful completion of degree/program requirements
Utilized available technology, monitored academic progress of students toward degree and/or certificate completion; identified current and potential academic needs; and referred students to appropriate campus
resources for additional assistance
Co-managed the planning and execution of organizations annual KIPP Alumni Summit (KAS) designedto offer KIPP NYC alumni (200 +) professional and personal development workshops.
Secured space for event and post reception
Co-managed event project plan and development of all content and programming for KAS workshops
Managed event project plan for KAS Alumni Leadership team, ensuring that the “alumni voice” is represented throughout the planning process and execution of event.
Sent bi-weekly reminders to members of the KAS Alumni Leadership team regarding goals, progress, and follow-ups
Designed and distributed Save the Date mailings for alumni participants, facilitators, and key stakeholders
Created and produced event evaluations for participants
Analyzed and reported results and program effectiveness
Managed event budget ($20,400); utilization and compliance with all tracking and reporting systems to provide accurate and timely data.
Researched, outreached and secured facilitators for annual KIPP Alumni Summit.
Provided session and facilitator support for KAS. Ensure all facilitators are prepped and prepared before KIPP Alumni Summit and onsite.
Organized and examined all facilitator materials to ensure they meet with goals and mission of KAS event (PowerPoint, pre-reads, etc.)
Scheduled phone calls with facilitators during planning process if necessary.
Collected and inputted all facilitator and session information onto www.KIPPster.org platform to ensure alumni participants are prepared onsite.
Provided facilitators with one-pagers outlining room assignments, number of attendees for their session, and identify an AV needs
Managed KIPP NYC Through College Facebook page.
Created KIPP Alumni Summit marketing materials for facilitators, vendors, and key stakeholders (t-shirt design, printed programs, catalogs, one-pagers, etc.)
Created web registration form for alumni participants
Created event program scripting and post event communication
WNYT NBC News
September 2008 — May 2010
Created rundown for news anchors
Controlled and managed teleprompter for on air news anchors
Assisted with camera set for live interviews
Assisted with editing for nightly news
Master of Arts, Organizational Leadership
Bachelor of Arts, English & Broadcasting