T. Ryan Todd

T. Ryan Todd

Work History

Work History
Aug 2012 - Present

Center for Leadership & Ethics Graduate Assistant

Auburn University

Oversee 9 Freshman Leadership Programs serving 405 students and 30 upperclassman student leaders

Research, conduct, and analyze assessment of programs and learning outcomes

Advise leadership team for student leadership conference of 200 students based around StrengthsQuest

Familiar using and presenting on StrengthsQuest, True Colors, TypeFocus, Focus, and Strong Inventories

Aug 2012 - Present

Auburn University Career Center Graduate Assistant

Auburn University

Supervise 7 peer career advisors (student leaders) includes selection, scheduling, training, and evaluation

Actively gather information on current hiring laws, growing industries and careers, and school rankings

Critique, evaluate, and review 75 (avg.) professional documents weekly of undergraduates, graduates, and alumni

Conduct mock interviews and provide interviewees with detailed feedback and suggestions

Coach and advise walk-in and appointments on determining majors, assessing ability, and applying skill sets

Present to classes and campus organizations regularly on career related topics

Jun 2012 - Jul 2012

NODA Intern

Purdue University

Supervised 37 student orientation leaders schedules, daily responsibilities, and parent/student questions

Led a planning committee to review and improve program goals and outcomes based on evidence

Reduced average participant survey completion time from 5 minutes to 2 minutes by redesigning the survey

Increased survey response rate from 20% to 41% by changing the length of the survey and distribution strategy

Recommended increase of leadership capacity/roles of our students orientation leaders

Jun 2011 - Jun 2012

University Program Council Graduate Assistant

Auburn University

Co-advised a 200 member student activities/programming board with a budget of $750,000

Directed 8 large-scale events including 2 major concerts and substance free late-night programs

Coordinated 4 leadership trainings including an overnight, off-site retreat

Handled venue and risk management including security, insurance, and contracts for 48 events

Collaborated with OIT to implement an online ticket management system for major events and assessment

Dec 2010 - Jun 2011

Merchandise Manager

Josh Abbott Band

Sold $256,000 in merchandise at 112 concerts

Communicated nightly with management, venues, and customers

Produced weekly inventory status reports in Microsoft Excel for management

May 2007 - Dec 2010

Business and Logistics Manager

T.A. Todd Construction Inc.

Supervised daily and weekly schedules of 4 employees on simultaneous projects using Microsoft Outlook

Coordinated $4 million in new sales on 120 private residential and commercial through face to face sales gained through networking and online presence

Maintained digital media portfolio including website, Facebook and Twitter account, and online directory listings

Generated quarterly and annual reports to track the fiscal year budget and target goals

Assembled project teams of 4-10 vendors to conceptualize, modify, and finalize plans and projects

Directed a re-branding design that included new website, print, uniforms, and signage

Reported to the President of the company


Jul 2011 - Present

Master of Education

Auburn University

Auburn University has developed into one of the largest universities in the South, remaining in the educational forefront with its traditional blend of arts and applied science, and changing with the needs of today while living with a respect for the traditions and spirit that are Auburn. Auburn is one of the few universities to carry the torch as a land, sea and space grant university. Our Fall 2012 semester enrollment was 25,134. 

Aug 2003 - May 2007

Bachelor of Science

Texas Tech University

Texas Tech University prides itself on being a major comprehensive research university that retains the sense of a smaller liberal arts institution. Although enrollment is over 30,000, Texas Tech students boast of one-on-one interaction with top faculty and an environment that stresses student accomplishment above all else. (www.ttu.edu/about)



Student Leader Development

Microsoft Office: Excel, Access, SharePoint, OneNote

Microsoft Office: Word, Outlook, PowerPoint

Microsoft Windows OS



Design Platforms: InDesign, Photoshop, Publisher

Social Media Platforms