Laiko Quintero

Laiko Quintero

Summary

Motivated, energetic, student focused higher education professional seeking new and exciting career opportunities.  I have experience working in Higher Education with First Year Students, Multicultural Student Affairs, Career Services and Planning, and Academic Advising.  Students first is my motto, adopted from my strong education received at the University at Buffalo, where I received my Master's in Higher Education Administration with a concentration in Student Affairs.  Working in different regions of the United States is exciting to me and I look forward to opportunities at various university settings to further stimulate my experience and develop me as a more seasoned professional.  My long term goals are to get a terminal degree and move into administration at the faculty level.

Work History

Work History
Aug 2008 - Present

Academic Advisor

UNC Charlotte
Jul 2006 - Aug 2007

Assistant Director

http://www.nyit.edu
  • Advised students and alumnae/i on all areas of career development and career management including major selection, interest inventories, resumes writing, interviewing, presentation skills, job search techniques, and networking
  • Administered and interpreted career assessments to assist students and alumni with career decisions
  • Provided career related workshops, class presentations, orientation, and outreach to student organizations
  • Contacted employers to continue to recruit NYIT students after posting position in the online job/internship database
  • Created and implemented outreach initiated to increase Career Services visibility among students and to build a strong cooperative relationship with faculty, administration, and alumnae/i
  • Assisted in department wide planning of the Career Fairs, solicit Long Island student participation, and prepare them to speak with employers
  • Collected statistics relating to hiring outcomes of current students and recent graduates and provide data benchmarking the office’s strategic operations
  • Created innovative techniques to increase student participation in the office using AOL instant messaging and Facebook.com
  • Developed programs and workshops including Online social networking: Employers are watching you, Student Athlete workshops, Traveling Resume Doctor, a credit bearing Career Planning Course, and Walk-in resume hours
  • Collaborated with faculty, staff, and administration on career-related issues
  • Co-authored proposal to award credit for Career Success Seminar using student development theory, benchmarking and trends on campus to be presented before the Faculty Senate
  • Supervised 3 work-study student assistants

Education

Education
Aug 2004 - May 2006

Master of Education

University at Buffalo