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TRAINING & SKILLS

  • 30-hour class in SAS: Statistical analysis of data by means of SAS and SPSS software program-John Jay College.
  • Certified Blackboard  Trainer - Blackboard Corp. July 2009
  • Management Training - Certified Management Trainer, Burger King Corp.
  • Successfully completed 24 hours of training in Excel and Word 2007 - Levels I, II, III.
  • Skilled in simplifying complex subjects and presenting them effectively.
  • Dedicated trainer with a passion for working with people.
  • Competent problem solver who enjoys the challenge of creating efficiencies.
  • Expert knowledge of Microsoft Office, SAS, SPSS, Internet browsers, Moodle, etc.
  • Deep knowledge of Adobe products, such as Dreamweaver, Flash, Acrobat, etc.
  • Effective team player with strong communication and interpersonal skills
  • Security Guard Training Certificate: 8-Hour Course

PROFILE

  • Master of Arts in Criminal Justice, specializing in Criminology, Law, and Deviance.
  • Jurist, Law Degree:Constitutional Law and Criminal Law as areas of expertise
  • Faculty Coordinator and Certified Blackboard Trainer
  • Adjunct Instructor for Computer Literacy, Statistics, and Computer Use in Criminal Justice and Social  Research
  • Lecturer in Criminal Law Seminars, Tirana, Albania
  • Manager and Certified Management Trainer of Burger King Corporation, 6 years
  • Proficient in Statistical Analysis System (SAS) and SPSS

Work History

Feb 2012Present

ADJUNCT PROFESSOR FOR “STATISTICS: PRINCIPLES AND METHODS” / STA 250

JOHN JAY COLLEGE OF CRIMINAL JUSTICE
  • Creating comprehensive course learning outcomes.
  • Prepare lectures and assist students to better understand course materials and their assignments.
  • Extensive coverage of principals and methods in statistics.
  • Practical use of formulas in conjunction with understandable statistical examples and exercises.
  • Tutor students in understanding statistical software like SAS and SPSS.
  • Give feedback to students about their achievements and works.
  • Extensive use of Blackboard System to post assessments and communicate effectively with students.
Jan 2013Present

IMMIGRATION SERVICES OFFICER, LEVEL 2 Grade 12/1

US Citizenship and Immigration Services
  • Adjudicating N-400 and N-600 cases for Naturalization and Citizenship claims.
  • Granting or denying N-400 and N-600 applications for immigration benefits.
  • Exercising sound judgment and discretion in decision making process.
  • Independently researching, interpreting, and analyzing a wide array of sources, in order to apply appropriate laws.
  • Interviewing applicants to elicit statements, assessing applicant credibility, and analyzing information gained to identify facts and considerations.
  • Ensuring national security by examining documentation for authenticity in accordance with applicable USCIS/ DHS laws, policies, and regulations.
  • Participating actively in assessing, planning, developing, and conducting training for Immigration Services Officers.
Nov 2008Jan 2013

ONLINE TRAINING SPECIALIST / COORDINATOR OF BLACKBOARD SERVICES

JOHN JAY COLLEGE OF CRIMINAL JUSTICE
  •   Database management: working with Blackboard Learning System, LDAP, SIMS, and CUPS.
  •   Troubleshooting problems for faculty, students and staff in accessing University's Portal page and Blackboard.
  •   Creating and providing instructions on the use of Blackboard for faculty, staff, and students.
  •   Preparing and conducting training workshops and classes in the use of Blackboard for Faculty, etc.
  •   Maintain Blackboard web pages within the John Jay website.

  •   Support faculty with Turnitin.com service.

  •   Develop new ideas and projects on extending Blackboard use within the faculty community.

Feb 2008May 2011

ADJUNCT PROFESSOR FOR “COMP USE IN CRIMINAL RESEARCH” / CRJ 716 AND “COMPUTER LITERACY, CLT 101”

JOHN JAY COLLEGE OF CRIMINAL JUSTICE
  • Create lectures and assist students to better understand course materials and their assignments.
  • Tutor students in understanding statistical software like SAS and SPSS.
  • Give prompt feedback to students about their achievements, works, and assignments.
  • Extensive use of Blackboard System to post assessments and communicate effectively with students.
  • Create lectures for software, such as Microsoft Office Word, Excel, and PowerPoint 2007.
Feb 1999Jun 2006

DISTRICT MANAGER

BURGER KING
  • Overseeing and managing 5 Burger King Restaurants.
  • Managing a budget of over $5 million annually.
  • Managing and organizing a work force of 130-150 employees.
  • Maintaining company service and quality level at all times.
  • Managing the labor cost and doing the payroll.
  • Checked and corrected payroll discrepancies on the computer.
  • Scheduling the managers and employees hours.

Education

Sep 2002Dec 2006

MASTER OF ARTS DEGREE

JOHN JAY COLLEGE OF CRIMINAL JUSTICE
  • Research Methods in CRJ - formulating research questions and hypothesis, methods of collecting data, etc.
  • Using computers in Social Research (SAS) - drawing conclusions and interpretations from statistical calculations.
  • Cybercriminology - the link between computers, crime and social control; analysis of causes of digital deviance.
  • Policy Analysis - analysis of crime and its preventions through planning, programming and criminal policies.
  • Criminal Law - studying substantive legal issues, such as: culpability, burden of proof through practical cases.
Sep 1995Jul 2001

JURIST-LAW DEGREE

TIRANA LAW SCHOOL
  • Judicial Statistics-introduction to basic statistics such as concepts of mean, mode & median and other data analysis.
  • Criminal Law-study of the complete Penal Code, the general articles as well as the specific crime articles.
  • Civil Law-study of the whole civil laws, such as the tort law, contract law, wills, family law, etc.
  • Constitutional Law-detailed analysis of the constitutional law as the supreme law of the land.

MEMBERSHIPS

MEMBER OF “STRATHMORE’S WHO’S WHO” ENCYCLOPEDIA 2001-2005

Inclusion to this Encyclopedia is limited to individuals who have demonstrated Leadership and Achievement in their Occupation, Industry, or Profession.

Certifications

20022028

Burger King Management Trainer

Burger King Corp.
May 2007Present

Microsoft Office 2007

NETCOM TECHNOLOGIES
Jul 2009Oct 2013

Blackboard Certified Trainer

Blackboard Inc.

References

JOSEPH L. MORMINO

MARGARET SMITH

LOU SADIK

KATHERINE KILLORAN

RICHARD LOVELY