University of South Carolina Upstate - Adjunct Professor Resume Example

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Riley Powell
Professional Summary
Service-oriented student academic advisor and educator with Master of Arts degree in English and established background in preparing college students for success. Dependable and motivated with over five years of  experience in higher education. 
Adjunct Professor, Language, Literature, and Composition 08/2007 to 05/2011
University of South Carolina Upstate Spartanburg, SC
  • Taught Composition I and Composition II, required courses for all students
  • Collaborated with colleagues to develop curriculum and uphold expectations and standards for students, while also working independently to effectively develop individual lesson plans, monitor students' progress, and assess students' achievements
  • Applied new technology for learning purposes, both inside of and outside of classroom
Adjunct Professor, Department of English 08/2007 to 05/2008
Clemson University Clemson, SC
  • Taught ENGL 214, American literature
  • Developed original lesson plans, assignments, and tests to introduce students to select authors and major periods of the American literary tradition
Academic Advisor 11/2005 to 08/2007
Gainesville State College Oakwood, GA
  • Advised students on all Programs of Study offered by college, both individually and during large new-student orientation workshops
  • Organized and maintained print and web-based advising material for faculty advisors and for students.
  • Effectively utilized Banner Web database to register students for classes, process change of major requests, and update advisor information
  • Assisted with the development, implementation, and assessment of an Academic Improvement Plan, which, during its inaugural semester, helped 80% of participating students improve their grade point averages.
  • Taught GSCE 1101, a college experience class equipping students for academic success
  • Collaborated with other faculty and staff members across campus as a department representative on the Student Success Committee 
English Tutor and Library Assistant 08/2003 to 11/2005
Gainesville State College Watkinsville, GA
  • Tutored students in composition, literature, and research
  • Taught Regents' Test preparation courses for students in need of additional support to pass the Regents' Exam, which is required of all University System of Georgia graduates
  • Provided library assistance to students, staff, and faculty
Graduate Teaching Assistant 08/2004 to 05/2005
University of Georgia Athens, GA
  • Independently taught English Composition I and English Composition II classes to first-year students with support of the First-Year Composition department
  • Created lesson plans, lead classroom instruction, developed assignments, and assessed students' achievement
  • Collaborated with graduate students and faculty on new technology to support students on mastering academic composition skills 
Master of Arts: English Aug 2005 University of Georgia - Athens, GA
Bachelor of Arts: English May 2003 University of Georgia - Athens, GA
  • Effective teacher
  • Experienced editor
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Knowledgable of student success practices and theory
  • Quick learner and applier of technology
  • Supports and encourages collegues
Community Service
Volunteer instructor, level IV ESL for adults, Horizon Church, 2013-2015

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