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Desired Industry: Education/Teaching/Training SpiderID: 80093
Desired Job Location: Eldred, New York Date Posted: 10/29/2017
Type of Position: Full-Time Permanent Availability Date: 10.30.17
Desired Wage: 90000
U.S. Work Authorization: Yes
Job Level: Management (Manager, Director) Willing to Travel: Yes, Less Than 25%
Highest Degree Attained: Masters Willing to Relocate: Yes

Highly organized, goal-driven, and accomplished executive offering diverse experience within non-profit and education services. Analytical leader, recognized for strategic and proactive management approach in directing all aspects of organizational operations, streamlining operational processes, and supervising and coordinating team efforts toward the attainment of corporate goals. Armed with excellent communication skills, combined with strong interpersonal, leadership, critical thinking, and problem-solving aptitudes. Effective at establishing positive working relationships with all levels of stakeholders.

Professional Experience

Delaware Valley Job Corps | Callicoon, NY
Center Director 2016–Present
Take charge of all aspects of center operations and contract management for 4 directors, 135 staff, and 315 residential students.
Keenly review center systems and information to determine and resolve operational problems and issues.
Effectively function as a main point of contact between the United States Department of Labor (DOL) and the center concerning contract conformance, operations, and initiatives.
Guarantee accurate and timely implementation of action to improve staff performance as well as student behavior and learning progress.
Provide training opportunities to staff regarding operational requirements.
Conduct performance evaluations and take necessary actions based on equal employment standards.
Hold responsibility in implementing plans, programs, and objectives in alignment with the DOL, company, and contractual expectations.

Notable Accomplishments:
Led the successful execution of strategic change initiatives in the Job Corps Program, including student management programs, outcome measurement systems, and student leave guidelines.
Played a vital role in improving placement service outcomes from rank 45th for five consecutive years, to 13th out of 77 contracts.
Directed efforts that allowed the center to enhance its average center ranking, from placing near the bottom of 125 Job Corps Centers to the top 50% average for the past four years.

Delaware Valley Job Corps | Callicoon, NY
Deputy Center Director – Adams and Associate Inc. 2016
Supervised the entire operations and development of career technical training, career preparation, academic, and counseling services.
Drove efforts in executing initiatives to enhance quality and accountability within the classrooms and during the training period.
Facilitated monthly program integrity audits on all education and training documentations.
Created multiple spreadsheets through pivot table and logarithm formulas to compile and deliver data in a more user-friendly manner.
Organized training and discussion on various topics which involved student attendance, incentives, accountability, program integrity, and quality program delivery.
Improved staff-student relationships as well as increased student retention by providing training opportunities.

Notable Accomplishments:
Spearheaded initiatives that enabled the center to enhance its ranking, from placing at 120th for the past 20 years to placing within the top 50% average for the past four years.
Received various Staff of the Month Awards in 2012 to 2016.
Played an instrumental role for the center to achieve the lowest absence without official leave (AWOL) loss rate.

Delaware Valley Job Corps | Callicoon, NY
Finance and Administrative Director 2012–2016
Expertly directed eight organizational departments including Facility Maintenance, Information Technology (IT), Finance, Student Records, Food Service, Health Services, Procurement, and Property/Logistics.
Carried subcontract administration and contract negotiation in compliance with all applicable standards including the Federal Acquisition Regulations (FAR), US DOL procurement requirements, and corporate policies.
Held responsibility in monitoring construction and rehabilitation projects.
Ensured the validity and integrity of all data submitted regarding programmatic and financial systems, as the acting center program integrity officer.
Presided over training to departmental personnel and student groups on numerous topics including financial management, budgeting, integrity, and information security.

Notable Accomplishments:
Streamlined for delivery of services and materials to staff and students.
Initiated, planned, and executed capital construction improvements valued at $15M between 2012 and 2015.
Successfully identified and generated over $1M free furniture and equipment though federal GSAXcess system.
Consistently achieved an average of 90 out of 100 in the financial and program auditing, often among the highest audit scores companywide for four years.
Earned distinction for conceptualizing the Student Food Services Program, widely recognized to be the best program in Adam’s and Associates.

Delaware Valley Job Corps | Callicoon, NY
Deputy Center Director, Management and Training Corporation (MTC) 2011–2012
Rendered hands-on management to 5 managers and 65 direct service staff as well as different associated programs which included:
Educational Instruction Program with focused on general educational degree (GED) and high school diploma attainment with 12 New York state licensed academic instructors;
Career Technical Training programs involving carpentry and construction, hospitality and culinary arts, security, office administration, material handling, electrical, facility maintenance, and human services worker;
All Career Counseling and Career Preparation programs; and
Residential and Recreational programs for 398 residential youth.
Designed a career management oversight system to track and coordinate each student’s program.
Took charge of recruitment, orientation, training, and job placement procedures.

Notable Accomplishments:
Significantly enhanced staff retention rate from an average loss of over 9% annually to less than 6%.
Performed key role attaining the Most Improved CTS Award in 2011.

Delaware Valley Job Corps | Callicoon, NY
Career Transition Service Director, Management and Training Corporation (MTC) 2009–2011
Dealt with job placement and follow-up services for all graduate students while supervising a total of 13 employees which included 6 staff located in a remote office in Downtown Brooklyn, New York.
Conceptualized and facilitated training programs to center and remote personnel regarding policies and procedures as well as new pilot programs and placement concepts.
Organized job development events, job fairs, and conferences activities for students and staff.
Built and strengthened partnerships with educational institutions both locally and in New York City.

Notable Accomplishments:
Performed instrumental role in enhancing placement outcomes by more than 30% within the first quarter.
Successfully accelerated contract’s performance, ranking from 64th out of 77 to 33rd.

Additional Experience

Delaware Valley Job Corps | Callicoon, NY
Manager of Counseling and Career Preparation Services, Management and Training Corporation (MTC) 2007–2009
Career Counselor 2005–2007
Directed overall aspects of the counseling program while supervising 6 career counselors, 4 instructors, and over 400 students.
Mentored all center staff regarding student career planning and tracking system as well as the student performance evaluation system.

Notable Accomplishment:
Significantly lessened center student retention from over 30% loss to less than 18%.

St Joseph’s Home for Children | Minneapolis, MN
Crisis Shelter Supervisor 2001–2005
Oversaw daily operations and program development of a crisis youth shelter while managing 10 youth counselors and 2 clinical therapists.
Assumed full accountability in forecasting and administering annual operating budget.
Supervised program execution which involved 140 youth and 90 staff.

Principal Youth Counselor 2000–2001
Facilitated continuous training to youth counselors to discuss various issues including The Maltreatment to Minors Act, Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPPA), and Department of Human Services Accreditation Guidelines.
Headed other youth counselors in planning daily programming.

Master of Science in Industrial/Organizational Psychology
Capella University | Minneapolis, MN

Bachelor of Arts in Business Administration and English Literature
Concordia College | Moorhead, MN

Coursework in Master of Science in Community Counseling
University of Scranton | Scranton PA

People Management and Development ~ Financial Operations ~ Administrative Services
Program Planning and Management ~ Strategic Planning and Implementation
Regulatory Compliance ~ Cross-functional Collaboration ~ Organizational Leadership and Training

Additional Information:


Procurement (Purchasing, Receiving, and Accounting Training) | Personnel Management
Microsoft Office Suite


Vice President of the Board Directors, Camp Koinonia – Highland Lake, NY

Technical Skills

Microsoft Office Applications (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook, and SharePoint) | MAS200 | BI360

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