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Sheresa Edgington

Sheresa Edgington

Student Services Specialist

Austin Community College

Student Services Specialist at Austin Community College

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Austin Community College

Student Services Specialist

• Advise a diverse population of students and assist them in achieving their career and academic goals
• Recruit students through College Connection events and job fairs at local area high schools and colleges to illustrate the benefits of starting their higher education experience at a community college
• Plan, organize and promote the Veterans Affairs committee and its events to involve students with campus resources and ensure they meet eligibility requirements to receive benefits
• Coordinate committee members and liaison with community businesses to plan annual Veterans Appreciation Day at ACC Northridge campus
• Develop promotional materials and marketing strategies for special events pertaining to advising, registration and campus initiatives targeting special student populations
• Utilize software to access academic credits and enter overrides to assist students with registration
• Verify that students meet Texas Success Initiative requirements and advise them on appropriate coursework
• Assure students’ course schedule is aligned with their current skill sets in reading, writing and mathematics

Career medium 05
Career
Career medium 06

Texas State University

Academic Advisor I

• Conducted orientation and registration training sessions utilizing Texas State’s TRACS and CatsWeb software to help ease of transfer
• Recruited potential students through job fairs and by connecting with local schools hiring teacher aides and assistants that might be interested in furthering their education and careers
• Networked with other campus offices and college advisor departments to ensure information and services offered to Texas State students were current and effective
• Initiated meetings with faculty to establish appropriate course rotations and room availability for Round Rock education courses
• Developed, promoted and maintained the College of Education, Round Rock campus, Facebook page
• Admitted eligible applicants to Round Rock program and maintained database of Round Rock education majors
• Advised undergraduate students in the Department of Education and Human Health to achieve their respective degree requirements
• Assisted students with schedule building, career goals and course recommendations
• Acted as lead in advisory work groups to write, publish and present content at the National Academic Advising Association (NACADA) conferences
• Processed student records in departmental database using FileMaker Pro

Career

Wells Branch Public Library

Intern

• Provided excellent customer service to patrons at the Information Desk
• Addressed reference questions, database queries and the location of materials for patron discovery
• Troubleshoot technology problems with public library computers
• Cataloged videorecording (DVD) collection
• Tracked usage statistics of the videorecording (DVD) collection

Career medium 04
Career
Career medium 06

University of Houston

Digital Intern

• Worked collaboratively with Supervisor to discover Gulf region cultural institutions in Texas
• Researched both online and print resources to discover libraries, foundations and other historical sites and locations in the Gulf region
• Collected and compile data about regional institutions and record information in a Google spreadsheet
• Routinely updated an intern blog about the research and spreadsheet progress

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University of Texas - Pan American

Academic Associate

• Advised undergraduate students seeking teacher certification on the requirements to enter the College of Education Teacher Preparation Program
• Recruited students from community colleges and area schools interested in the teaching profession
• Initiated a project to establish an online presence for our department to work with our Information Technology specialist to build and publish on-line access to program worksheets for student use
• Evaluated applications to the Teacher Preparation Program and made admission decisions based on student readiness and program requirements
• Created publication materials and student orientation presentations for the department
• Utilized Dreamweaver/Fireworks Studio software to create departmental web page
• Trained and supervised student workers on projects and maintained front desk scheduling to ensure coverage
• Reconciled departmental accounts

Career medium 02
Career
Career medium 04

Texas Woman's University

Administrative Associate

• Managed student files and degree plans for all program graduate students in the School of Library and Information Studies
• Created and maintained records of admissions, inquiries and course curricula
• Worked with Dean and Director on special projects, ALA accreditation reports and promotional materials of the School of Library and Information Studies
• Worked with faculty on course issues, travel and correspondence paperwork
• Supervised student workers on various departmental projects
• Generated enrollment reports and data from student surveys for accreditation purposes
• Designed and maintained departmental web page

Career

Denton Public Library

Circulation Clerk

• Utilized library software and hardware to circulate media and materials to library patrons
• Created new library accounts through library's database software
• Shelved books and media using Dewey Decimal and Library of Congress systems
• Generated daily lost and missing items reports
• Handled patron complaints and questions
• Opened and closed library facility and register stations
• Maintained order and appearance of media and book shelves

Career medium 02
Career
Career medium 05

University of North Texas

Teaching Associate

• Supported faculty members with course preparation and attendance records for various undergraduate Marketing classes
• Addressed student questions on class schedules and program requirements
• Utilized Excel to generate reports on student surveys and academic progress for department professors and Chair
• Scheduled meetings, filed, copied, logged microfilm, faxed

Career

University of North Texas

Master, Library and Information Science

University of North Texas

Bachelor of Arts, Psychology

Tarleton State University