Mary Askew

Work Experience

Work History
Jan 2012 - Dec 2014

Career Services Consultant

Maricopa Community College District

Accomplishment:

Maintained operations of the Career Services Department at PVCC while the manager was on sabbatical and at Phoenix College after the manager retired

Technology

  • Maintained Career Services website at Phoenix College and managed daily maintenance of Career Services websites at Phoenix College and PVCC using Drupal and HTML
  • Developed social media presence at Phoenix College and PVCC using Facebook, online blog, and event pages at various locations
    • Developed, organized and implemented career development and job placement programs for diverse populations of students, graduates, veterans, and community members to develop strategies

Community Relations

  • Served as a liaison to local agencies to promote the services of the Phoenix College Career Services Department
  • Developed and implemented an employer program/event action plans to meet departmental employer recruitment goals and objectives
  • Built and maintained relationships with employers to provide leads for jobs and internships for students
  • Planned, scheduled, coordinated, and implemented recruitment events, pre-programming communication with students/ faculty, facilities department, and staff, arranging event logistics, scheduling facilities, and distributing public announcements for individual hiring events and/or college job fairs at Phoenix College and PVCC
  • Interacted and served as liaison to faculty at Phoenix College and PVCC scheduling, preparinging, and deliver workshops on current career resources and trends
  • Assisted in the program/event planning of Phoenix College and PVCC job/internship search activities
  • Maintained job postings, internship opportunities, and employer databases using Access, Excel, PV Career Link, and Maricopa Career Network

Student Affairs

  • Partnered with Enrollment Department to implement outreach events to streamline the admission process for high school age students
  • Redesigned and maintained Phoenix College and PVCC Career Services educational, training, marketing, and presentation resources and web pages for community members, students, and graduates
  • Developed and facilitated workshops or meetings regarding a variety of career and employment topics for Nursing, Dental, ESL, Reach/ Trio, ACE, English, Counseling, Honors, Nutrition, and Education Departments
  • Provided assistance and information to faculty, staff, schools and community organizations increasing awareness of careers, jobs, degree programs, internships and volunteer opportunities preparing students for enrollment and college success
  • Collaborated, interacted, and maintained liaison with Phoenix College STEM Program, REACH, and Enrollment Department to develop targeted career development promotional materials
  • Administered career interest and personality assessments (e.g. Kuder, Discover, and AZCIS) to build career awareness
Jan 1995 - Nov 2014

Social Media Manager, Educational Product Consultant, Author

Holland Codes Resource Center

Accomplishments:

  • National Career Development Association (NCDA) Conference 2012 Workshop Speaker
  • National Career Development Association (NCDA) Conference 2013& 2014 Round Table Speaker
  • Participant in Psychological Assessment Resources (PAR) SDS Revision Advisory Panels –2009, 2010, 2011, and 2013

 Related Courses:

  • Enhance Your Career and Employability Skills (University of London MOOC-Ed Course)
  • Career Architecture MOOC (Stevenson University MOOC-Ed Course)
  • Digital Learning Transition (North Carolina State College of Education MOOC-Ed Course)
  • Coaching Digital Learning (North Carolina State College of Education MOOC-Ed Course)

Social Media Expert:

  • Created an online career center that utilized video, digital, educational, social media, and printed resources to leverage technology creating more engaging and effective learning environments
  • Utilized a wide variety of social media tools to interact and maintain relationships with K-12, college, and university teachers, counselors, students, faculty, staff and community agencies
  • Designed distance learning career development social media and website resources - Canvas, SnagIt, Youtube, Facebook, Blogger, Wordpress, Scribd, Slideshare, Evernote, Issuu, LinkedIn, Microsoft Office Suite, Piktochart, Prezi, Websites, Graphic design software, Twitter, Wordle, HTML basics

 Small Business Set-Up and Financial Systems

  • Successfully submitted Employer ID Numbers (86-0943276), DUN Number, tradenames, trademark, domain names, state/ city transaction privilege tax licenses, and numerous publication copyrights
  • Set-up and maintained four (4) web sites tracking/ monitoring web traffic and visitor demographics
  • Delivered printed and digital career and educational resources – booklets, PowerPoints, curriculum, videos, assessments, apps, downloads, and games
  • Operated Microsoft Excel software to track customers, vendors, product inventory, and sales
  • Performed bookkeeping of processes and procedures using NEAT equipment and TurboTax software to create annual Federal and State Tax Returns

Trainer

  • Utilized counseling techniques to provide one-on-one program/ product analysis and recommendations to K-12 schools, colleges, community agencies, universities, teachers, counselors, students, faculty, parents, adults, and students to develop programs that prepare citizens to successfully compete in the global marketplace
  • Researched current labor market trends in order to develop and implement activities, functions, programs, events, action plans, as well as printed/ online/ and digital resources for elementary school, middle school, high school, and college students based upon specifications, objectives and funding requirements
  • Represented resource center at state/ national career, charter school teacher, homeschool, and private school teacher conventions events coordinating training sessions, agendas, logistics, facility arrangements, schedules, activities, products, and services
  • Collaborated with professionals from different educational, career, social media, and business organizations
Mar 2008 - Jun 2011

Career Services Consultant

Grand Canyon University

Accomplishments:

  • Award of Excellence: Q2 – Q3 2009
  • Developed curriculum and facilitated career development campus workshops, classroom presentations, and off-campus presentations for 1100 high school/college students, and alumni

Community Relations

  • Assisted in coordination, set-up, and implementation of cycle recruiting career fairs, recruitment events, and programs that resulted in improved employer relationships
  • Developed, directed, and coordinated a full range of career development and job development programs to meet university enrollment and recruitment goals

Training

  • Collaborated with Admission Counselors and Academic Advisors implementing the Career Services Programs in order to facilitate recruitment, advisement, and retention efforts
  • Partnered with the Admission Department by creating career guidance system administrative processes, procedures, PowerPoint, handouts, degree program matrices, and email templates that resulted in restructuring of high school recruitment presentations and increased student enrollments
  • Maintained, built, and sustained high school contacts and partnerships, accompanying admission counselors to high schools to recruit prospective high school students
  • Conducted research and interpreted data to create PowerPoint presentations, flyers, email templates, social media sites, and website resources disseminating labor market trends, career development materials, and job search strategies to inform college personnel, students, and the community about available programs, resources, and services

Education

Education

Master of Science

Howard University

Human Nutrition with emphasis in Educational Psyschology

Bachelor of Science

Hampton University

Food and Nutrition

Skills

Skills

Writing

Created brochures, tutorials, fact sheets, flyers, curriculum, handbooks, worksheets , videos, presentations, postcards, digital signage, email templates, faculty materials, training aids

Social Media

Designed distance learning career development social media and website resources: • Canvas • SnagIt • Youtube • Facebook • Blogger • Wordpress • Scribd • Slideshare • Evernote • Igroops • Issuu • Linkedin • Piktochart • Prezi • Twitter • Websites • Wordle • HTML basics • Graphic design software • Microsoft Office Suite

Organizing

Program/ Case Manager, Latino Coalition/ Help4Teenz/ Help4Kidz, Phoenix, AZ 9/28/2004 to 2/20/06 Volunteer/ Grant Writer, Latino Coalition/ Help4Teenz/ Help4Kidz, Phoenix, AZ 2003 to 2006 WIC Nutritionist/Supervisor, Harvard Street Neighborhood Health Center, Boston, MA Accomplishment: Promoted to WIC Program Supervisor, Developed, organized and implemented nutritional counseling activities for a WIC program at a neighborhood community health center Registered Therapeutic Dietitian/ Assistant Food Service Director Georgetown University Hospital, Washington, DC Leigh Memorial & Norfolk General Hospitals, Norfolk, VA Accomplishment: Promoted to Assistant Food Service Director Operated a satellite patient food tray and cafeteria food delivery operation supervising 30 employees

COMMUNITY AGENCIES

International

PROFESSIONAL COUNSELING

PROFESSIONAL COUNSELING ASSOCIATIONS • National Career Development Association • Arizona Career Development Association • International Society for Technology in Education

ASSESSMENTS

Qualified to administer the following PAR and CPP assessments • Self-Directed Search • Strong Interest Inventory • Myers Briggs Type Indicator

FACILITATOR

Certifications

Certifications
Oct 2012 - Oct 2017

Global Career Development Facilitator (GCDF)

CCE
Certification Number: GCDF08136-US
Sep 2011 - Jul 2016

Distance Credentialed Facilitator (DCF)

CCE
Certification Number: DCF 00081