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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 experience

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.

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