Michael Yakubov

  • Roselle Park US-NJ
Michael Yakubov

Objective

Seeking an employment opportunity in the higher education field, human resources field or a business setting.

Skills

Skills

Language

Fluent in Russian and basic Spanish.

Computer Proficiency

Ability to utilize all Microsoft software applications at an expert level.  Also, well integrated with several educational software platforms such as Jenzabar and banner.  Additional, knowledge of Google mail for professional services as well as outlook express.

Work History

Work History
Jan 2011 - Present

Graduate Admissions Counselor

Caldwell College Office of Graduate Studies

Employment Responsibility Overview:

Manage student application processes and recruitment objectives

Advise students on course selection and accelerated program options

Working to enhance international student outreach and quality services

Coordinate with faculty to ensure student academic objectives

Aid students with academic goals, course selection and career objectives

Fully implemented campus wide retention survey through Noel-Levitz

Jun 2009 - Jan 2011

Assistant Director / Transfer Coordinator

Caldwell College Office of Undergraduate Admissions

Employment Responsibility Overview:

Coordinated travel and recruitment throughout the State of New Jersey Conducted transfer evaluations, orientation assistance and outreachAided with freshmen, second year and adult undergraduate advisementManaged blogs, Facebook, and other social aspects of enrollment

Conducted presentations to professional staff on enrollment outcomes

Sep 2007 - May 2009

Director of Legislative Affairs and Public Relations

New Jersey State Assembly (District 21)

Employment Responsibility Overview:

Drafted legislative bills, press releases, newsletters, and op-ed’s to promote legislative initiatives

Orchestrated initiatives to address issues in government, education and human services

Coordinated with federal, state and local officials to evaluate legislative efficiencyHeaded constituent outreach directives: Ex: Information sessions and town hall meetings
Jun 2004 - May 2006

Graduate Assistant

Kean University Office of Alumni Affairs

Employment Responsibility Overview:

Provided support with Entry Program Into College for adults (EPIC)

Assisted with Open Houses, Student Day visits, and weekly assessments

Led large orientation presentations for first year students

Assisted with commencement planning and certifications

Sep 2003 - Aug 2004

Career Planning Assistant

Fairleigh Dickinson University Office of Career Management

Employment Responsibility Overview:

Aided with preparation of annual career fair hosting 100+ organizations

Coordinated ‘Student Mentorship Program’ to connect with professionalsAssisted with prep for MBTI and the college career assessment exams. 

Education

Education
Jan 2011 - Present

HR Certificaiton

Caldwell College

Working on obtaining a business certificate in Human Resources.  Current GPA is 3.92.  

Sep 2006 - May 2008

MPA

Kean University

Obtained a Degree in Public Administration with direct focus on personnel management, conflict resolution and human resources.  Within the coursework was a requirement for an internship and fieldwork in a public administration setting.  Internship was completed and acquired from the Borough of Roselle Park.

Sep 2003 - May 2006

Bachelor's of Arts

Kean University

Completed full 120+ credit requirement in Criminal Justice with focus on sociology and investigative practices. Interned at Hehl and Hehl Law Firm- Union, NJ, Interned at Sedgwick, Deter, Moran and Arnold Law Firm, Newark, NJ. Graduated with a 3.5 GPA.  Member of the Criminal Justice National Honor Society.  Recognized several times in the Who's Who of students.