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To obtain a position in higher education, writing, editing, or researching where I can utilize and strengthen the skills gained in my education and previous work experience.

Special Accomplishments

  • Commencement Speaker Finalist, Marymount University, May 2012
  • Awarded Most Outstanding Graduate Student, Marymount University English Department, April 2012
  • Paper presentation at Discover Student Research Conference, Marymount University, April 2012: "James Baldwin's Magical Realism"
  • Sigma Tau Delta President 2011-2012
  • Sigma Tau Delta Inductee fall 2010
  • Paper presentation at Student Research Conference, Marymount University, April 2008: "Philip Roth's use of Sports Metaphors"
  • Phi Eta Sigma Inductee fall 1999


Computer Skills
Datatel, Wordpress, Blogspot, Microsoft Office Word, Microsoft Office Excel, Microsoft Office PowerPoint, various Internet programs, Mac and PC Research Databases: MLA International Bibliography, J-STOR: Arts and Sciences, ProQuest Research Library, Project Muse  


Work experience

Jun 2006Present

Administrative Assistant

Marymount University
  • ·   Provide executive assistance to the Athletic Director including coordinating meetings, drafting and editing correspondence, and scheduling travel

  • Serve as tournament director for on-campus tournaments of 4 or 8 teams
  • Assist with special events planning including Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony and Annual Student-Athlete Banquet
  • Hire and supervise 30-40 student workers and act as liaison to student employment office, human resources, and payroll
  • Establish and maintain National Collegiate Athletic Association forms and other official documents; keep updated rosters on 12 teams
  • Compile, edit, and distribute department publications including the Student-Athlete Handbook and the Coaches Handbook
  • Submit all purchase requisitions for staff of 17 and work with business office on purchasing and billing
  • Assist with summer camp operations including mailings, creating and maintaining a camper database, and hiring
  • Prepare all game contracts for home sporting events
  • Maintain stock of office supplies including monitoring inventory and reordering as required
  • Provide administrative support to a staff of 17 including handling the mail, maintenance requests, key inventory, setting up meeting rooms, and answering the main Athletics Department phone line.
Aug 2012Sep 2012


Then and Now LLC
  • Edit and correct "Shining City Upon a Hill" for grammar and style using MLA formatting
  • Edit and correct several "Then & Now" advertisements for grammar and style using MLA formatting
Dec 2003Dec 2005

Box Office Representative

Helen Hayes Theater Company
  • Completed in-person and phone order ticket sales with Choice Ticketing and IC Verify
  • Trained in cash handling and managed check and cash deposits
  • Assisted house manager with late seating and coordination of special events
  • Acted as a liaison between customers and administrative staff
  • Performed basic office duties including mailings, filing, paperwork, and customer service
Feb 2002Jun 2005

Assistant Varsity Softball Coach

Pelham Memorial High School
  • Worked primarily with outfielders on defensive technique and strategy
  • Coached first base
  • Assisted in instruction of softball to girls ages 14 to 17
Aug 2001May 2002

Box Office Manager/House Manager

Hartke Theater Box Office
  • Hired and trained staff and coordinated weekly work schedule
  • Acted as House Manager
  • Managed ticket sales and customer service
  • Assisted in planning, scheduling, and coordination of special events