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Results-focused and innovative professional offering solid expertise in program operations and management, combined with in-depth knowledge in Welfare Reform/OASAS regulations, policies, and procedures honed over 15 years of progressive experience within adult learning and higher education administration. Proven record of achievements in overseeing performance-based, grant-funded programs, while maintaining a consistent focus on enhancing the knowledge and competencies of young leaders. Highly dedicated individual who exhibits the highest degree of professionalism, focused on improving organizational performance; possess well-developed interpersonal skills and the ability to motivate and direct others in a supportive, cooperative team environment.

Core Competencies
Organizational Leadership • Program Administration • Curriculum Development • Student Development Planning
Assessment and Analysis • Supervision Team Development • Budget Management • Federal Regulations
Workforce Development • Labor Market Trends • Human Resources • Staff Development


Metropolitan College of New York, New York • NY 2003 – Present
COORDINATOR – Credentialed Alcohol and Substance Abuse Counseling (CASAC) Program
Manage all aspects of the program’s operations including; recruitment and hiring of the teaching faculty; organization of teaching and course schedules; update and maintenance of program handbook.
Key Highlights:
• Serve as liaison between the Office of Alcoholism and Substance Abuse Services (OASAS) and the college community
• Function as point of contact for all inquiries; efficiently identifying and resolving all issues and concerns related to the CASAC program
• Ensure compliance to all state regulations and maintain the college’s good standing and reputation through thorough analysis of competitor’s similar programs and recommendation of improvements in terms of cost and quality

New York City College of Technology, City University of New York, Brooklyn • NY 1999 – Present
DIRECTOR (Grant Funded Position)
Oversee eight full-time professionals including; counselors, employment specialists, case managers, writing instructors, and 10 part-time support staff. Direct student services for a diverse student population including; job fairs, career development, orientations and workshops relating to college admissions, financial aid, test-taking study skills, time management, job search skills and federal regulations. Manage all aspects of marketing and faculty operations; recruit and hire staff; conduct program assessments and employee performance appraisals; and provide staff development and trainings. Supervise attendance monitoring operations and serve as liaison between campus community and city agencies.
Key Highlights:
• Oversee operations for the College Opportunity to Prepare for Employment (COPE) Program at New York City College, which houses approximately 16,000 students per semester
• Ensure the effective delivery of an array of supportive and employment services to 10% of student-body
• Administer and manage the program budget of $900K; and develop annual budget proposals
• Carry out fiscal compliance to identify sustainable employment for 150 students
• Generate performance-based revenues of $650K annually to support intra-city’s contractual agreement between the Human Resources Administration (HRA) and The City University of New York (CUNY)
• Maintained Program Participant adherence of 35-hour weekly requirement
• Established and sustain lucrative incentives for program participants
• Successfully earned recognition for consistently surpassing yearly performance-based projections

New York City College of Technology, City University of New York, Brooklyn • NY 1997 – 2008

Adjunct Lecturer, Social Science Department, 2003–2008
Developed lesson plans and implemented interactive-visual technologies to demonstrate lectures, and motivate class interest and participation. Provided consistent student feedback to promote learning, and deliver timely assessments.
Key Highlight:
• Consistently taught two, 3-credit courses per semester; facilitated psychology courses to undergraduate college students including Introduction to Psychology, Child Psychology, Social Psychology, and Industrial Psychology

Senior Academic Advisor, 1998–1999
Supported freshmen orientation seminars and college tours; provided academic advice to multiple incoming freshmen and continuing students; assisted in creating class schedules, ensuring that students fully understood their chosen majors; and educated students on financial aid process.
Key Highlight:
• Assessed and referred below average acceptance scorers to enrol in college preparatory programs prior to re-enrollment to ensure they gained the necessary skills to succeed in college

Counselor/ Special Projects Assistant, 1997–1998
Provided direct educational, career and personal counseling services using individual and group modalities; and ensured that students adhered to eligibility requirements including mandatory tutoring and regular sessions with assigned counsellor. Handled student advocacy services related to college offices and community agencies; and made referrals to community based agencies.
Key Highlights:
• Worked on special projects under the supervision of the VP of Enrollment and Executive Assistant to the President; supervised tutors and support staff
• Assisted students in creating educational and career paths consistent with their skills and goals; kept students apprised of their academic progress and overall college policies and procedures
• Taught the Academic Access course (AA 101), a one credit course that provides freshmen students with an orientation to college life, assistance in the development of academic skills and a positive support system to promote self-esteem and motivation toward career development and managing the college’s policies, procedures and resources

City College, University of New York, New York • NY 1995 – 1998

Writing Instructor (Senior English), Student Support Services/ Psychology Tutor, 1995-1998
Conducted weekly research/writing workshops to accommodate a wide range of student schedules; and provided counseling referrals as needed. Coordinated with program director in the assessment of student progress and in determining student’s weaknesses; and assisted with the implementation of summer and weekend in-class tutoring curriculum.
Key Highlights:
• Delivered English skills instruction to assist students to successfully pass the SKAT (Skills Assessment Test) and the College Proficiency Exam (CPE)
• Tutored students in psychology courses, specifically psychopharmacology to ensure they mastered the necessary concepts to excel in major and to obtain the Credentialed Alcohol and Substance Abuse Counseling Certificate Program

Peer Outreach Team Coordinator, Drug and Alcohol Program, 1995–1997
Handled registration of students for the program; and organized daily activities and group discussions. Educated students on the effects of drugs and alcohol abuse; and facilitated after-performance discussions. Secured extensive experience and technical knowledge.


Master of Arts in Psychology, 2003
City University of New York, City College – New York, NY

Bachelor of Arts in Psychology, 1997
City University of New York, City College – New York, NY

Associate of Applied Science in Secondary Education, 1992
Essex County College – Newark, NJ

Associate of Applied Science in Elementary Education, 1992
Essex County College – Newark, NJ


Higher Education Executive Certificate in Educational Research, 2012
Baruch College, School of Public Affairs – New York, NY

Certificate in Aggression Management, 2007
City University of New York (CUNY) – New York, NY

Certificate in Professional Grant Development, 2006
Columbia University, Division of Continuing Education (Grant Training Center) – New York, NY


NY Network for Women Leaders Creating Access & Crossing the Gap, 2011 • Mercy College, NY
Suicide Attempts & Hospitalization: 7 Critical issues for Higher Education, 2010 • NYCCT, Brooklyn, NY
Aggression Management Training, 2010 • City University of New York, NY
2nd Annual Behavioral Intervention and Threat Assessment Conference, 2009 • Tulane University, New Orleans, LA
Building Partnership for Tomorrow’s Success, 2009 • Continuing Education Association of New York (CEANY)
Child support Conferences, 2008-2011 • Graduate Center, NY
NACE Annual Conference, 2008 • Anaheim, CA
Leadership Development, 2007 • The New York Association of Continuing /Community Education (NYAACE)
Third Annual Women in Leadership Conference, 2007 • Mercy College, NY
Career Counseling Conference, 2007 • Baruch College, NY
First Annual Conference on Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders (FASD), 2007 • New York, NY
Hosted the Seventh Annual COPE Symposium: “Education: A Roadmap to Success”, 2007 • JJay College, NY
Black Male Initiative (BMI) Conference, 2006-2010 • City University of New York
Economic Development Roundtable: Brooklyn’s Manufacturing Sector and Industrial Business Zones, 2006 • NY
NACE Annual Conference, 2006 • Orlando, FL
Parent Programs for Underserved Student Populations, 2005 • NYCCT, Brooklyn, NY
Cross Cultural Issues and Counseling CUNY Students, 2004-2005 • City University of New York, New York, NY
Conference: Institute for Faculty, Chairpersons, Deans and Program Directors and Student Affairs Personnel: Student Affairs Collaboration on Assessment, 2005 • NYCCT, Brooklyn, NY

MS Office Suite: Word, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint, Access, Publisher, Project;
Social Media Technologies, Novell; SIMS; Power Campus; Adobe Acrobat Professional; SPSS


New York State Psychological Association (NYSPA)
National Association of Colleges and Employers (NACE)
The New York Association of Continuing /Community Education (NYAACE)
Welfare Rights Initiative (WRI)
Behavioral Intervention and Threat Assessment (NABITA)
American Educational Research Association (AERA)

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