• Feb 2022 - Present

    University of Florida
    Administrative Support Assistant ii

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  • May 2021 - Jan 2022

    LifeSouth Community Blood Center
    Donor Recruiter

    • Manage more than 200 accounts by strategically planning, scheduling, and conducting successful blood drives for each day of the year.
    • Determine and implement the most effective use of marketing materials to increase donors through email, text, and social media.
    • Strategize ways to retain accounts, keep chairpeople motivated and maintain sponsors and organization relationships to achieve established blood collection goals.
  • November 2020 - April 2021

    Urbana School District #116
    Human Resource Specialist

    • Conducted on-boarding and responded to questions from 50 employees in my focused group which resulted in increased efficiency and job performance.
    • Worked closely alongside the Recruitment and Retention specialist to devise a plan to recruit employees and keep new hires.
    • Created, collaborated, and planned district events to promote retention and engagement.
    • Reviewed social media engagement and initiated a well revised social media marketing plan to increase top talent candidate submissions.
    • Created an online database for support staff to teacher pathways.
  • February 2019 - November 2020

    Urbana School District #116
    Secretary Specialist

    • Scripted, photographed, and edited HR Training videos for new principals to learn new systems and teacher recruitment videos sent to top talent candidates.
    • Gathered and analyzed retention and performance data to support the district’s initiative and grant reporting.
    • Designed district media publications including flyers, logos, postcards, brochures, IDs, business cards for recruitment purposes and district initiatives.
    • Assisted with updates to the district website while working with HTML and CSS in the content management system.
    • Trained various employees on current information systems and technology programs.
  • August 2017 - February 2019

    Urbana School District #116
    Central Office Secretary, Communications Team

    • Translated documents for curriculum and family informationals and publications.
      Co-directed a Walking School Bus program for Urbana Elementary students to walk safely to class.
    • Budgeted and Reported expenses for various departments.
  • January 2019 - Present

    Radiant Marketing & Designs LLC
    Owner

    • Provided brand development, increased sales, and customer awareness for small businesses with limited internet presence; this includes SEO, website redesign, and marketing plans.
  • January 2018 - January 2019

    Diamond Star Consulting
    Web and Graphic Designer

    • Worked with small companies to deliver interactive and responsive websites in WordPress, Wix, Dreamweaver, and Weeble.
    • Primary facilitator in design, development, and implementation of all graphic and web media for small businesses.
  • August 2016 - June 2017

    Illinois-Indiana Sea Grant
    Communications Assistant

    • Assisted the office coworkers with various tasks ranging from office duties, transcribing film, collecting data, reconciling expenses, and sending out publications.
    • Organized, restocked, and arranged stock rooms multiple times each week.
      Updated websites and publications for conference events hosted twice a year.
  • August 2016 - June 2017

    Urbana Adult Education
    PR Intern, Spanish APL Volunteer

    • Designed flyers, certificates, and other documents.
    • Collaborated with coworkers to host the Black History event and field trip agendas.
    • Assisted the teacher with various classroom tasks like grading, filing, tutoring, and assistant teaching.
  • October 2016 - June 2017

    iHair Student Organization
    President

    • Developed a registered student organization and supporting website database to reach African American students and community members while connecting them to local stylists.
    • Planned forum website and meetings to encourage debates associated with black hair and social issues and an opportunity to receive hair care advice.
  • June 2016 - December 2016

    Forever Glamorous Supply
    Volunteer

    • Assisted with the beauty supply shop opening, which included advertising, marketing, and event planning.
    • Initiated, photographed, and edited products to put on the company website to increase online sales, an untapped market pre-COVID-19.
  • Summer 2016

    ConvoPartners
    Volunteer

    • Cultivated a friendly atmosphere with exchange students to practice English and exchanged cultural experiences.
  • August 2012 - 2013

    Urbana Public Television
    Volunteer

    • Operated multiple professional cameras, filmed and edited various segments for a television show broadcasted on Youtube and a local television station.
    • Edited script, created film, and entered it into the Decatur Film Festival that was screened for over hundreds of central Illinois community members and stakeholders.