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Nathan Gonzalez
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Professional Summary:

Accomplished and energetic Project Director with more than 13 years of solid history of achievement in personnel and budget management, public speaking, grant writing and academic mentoring. Motivated leader with strong organizational and leadership skills. Areas of expertise include computer literacy, grant writing, program and data analysis, and negotiation skills and persuasive public speaking.
Seasoned Project Director with  experience working in fast-paced universities and colleges as a Project Director, Program Coordinator, Classroom instructor and Executive Director of non-profit organizations. Excellent coordinator of activities and programs with track record of achieving exceptional results in student retention, progression and graduation by increasing productivity of peer tutors and faculty and staff engagement with students. Core competencies include project management, teaching economics and writing reports and effectively communicating with internal and external constituencies. Reliable and proficient manager in collaborating with other units and advocating for employees and students.

Skills:
  • Active Listening
  • Critical Thinking
  • Complex Problem Solving
  • Judgment and Decision Making
  • Management of Personnel Resources
  • Time Management
  • Administration and Management
  • Persuasive Public Speaking
  • Management of Material Resources
  • Management of Financial Resources
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Experience:
Director of Educational Project Feb 2010Present College of Coastal Georgia Brunswick, GA
  • Write, publish and distribute semi-annual newsletters that highlight the accomplishments of the Project and history of the students' success, along with recommendations for the continuation of federal funding.
  • Lead professional and paraprofessional staff training, within the campus and across the state several times a year.
  • Oversee activities of project staff to make sure that the program is successful in providing impactful services to students in a timely fashion.
  • Direct the coordination efforts of the activities of  various departments with the work of the other units performing similar duties by providing sharable information about our activities and outcome.
  • Review monthly budget reports that the College generates and annual continuation award the U.S. Department of Education sends every year.
  • Manage staff, preparing work schedules and assigning specific short term and long term projects with beginning and end dates.
  • Direct and coordinate organization's financial and budget activities to fund operations, maximize investments on human capital, and increase efficiency.
  • Establish and implement departmental policies, goals, objectives, and procedures, conferring with the Vice President for Academic Affairs and U.S. Department of Education, and staff members as necessary.
  • Determine staffing requirements, and interview, hire and train new employees, or oversee those personnel processes.
  • Determine goods and services to be purchased, and set acceptable prices, based on forecasts of Projected activities.
  • Monitor businesses and agencies to ensure that they efficiently and effectively provide needed services while staying within budgetary limits.
  • Develop orimplement Program advocacy strategies, including advertising campaigns or visibility promotions within the campus and across the country.
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    Project Director (TRIO) Mar 2004Mar 2009 Southeast Missouri State University Cape Girardeau, MO
  • Write, publish and distribute scholarly research products of McNair Scholars and Faculty Mentors to the public and University Community including history, methodology and interpretation of their research findings.
  • Lead teams of researchers to regional and national conferences to present their papers.
  • Identify, recruit and assign McNair Scholars to Faculty Mentors engaged in scholarly research projects and provide orientation on the Program expectations.
  • Create a grid of completed, ongoing, planned research projects and secure signed contracts from scholars and faculty mentors on the completion dates of the research projects.
  • Teach Economics to colleges students and evaluate their academic performance.
  • Consult with the Director of the Academic Success Center and U.S. Department of Education to determine how much more money can be allowed to pay to Scholars and Faculty in stipends.
  •  Assist McNair Scholars in identifying, applying to and enrolling in Graduate schools that fit their academic and career goals.
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    Academic Coordinator Jul 2001Feb 2004 University of Wisconsin River Falls, WI
    • Managing and utilizing the skills of the Faculty Mentors to motivate students to go to graduate school.
    • Supporting instructional staff, encouraging collaboration between instructors and teaching assistants, and gathering information about graduate schools.
    • Visits classes regularly and provides feedback to the instructional staff
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    • Encourage McNair Scholars and Faculty Mentors to start and finish research projects in 6-9 months before students start graduate school application process.
    • Direct and coordinate Project's financial and budget activities to fund operations and maximize investments on human capital, and increase efficiency.
    • Establish and implement departmental policies, goals, objectives, and procedures, conferring with the Director of Academic Success Center and U.S. Department of Education.
    • Determine staffing requirements, and interview, hire and train new employees, or oversee those personnel processes.
    • Plan and direct activities such as monthly workshop on Financial and Economic Literacy for McNair Scholars.
    • Prepare and submit Annual Performance Reports and grant proposals to the U.S. Department of Education.
    Academic Project Director Sep 1999Aug 2000 Mount Senario College Ladysmith, WI
  • Advise students on issues such as course selection, progress toward graduation, and career decisions.
  • Direct, coordinate, and evaluate the activities of personnel, including support staff, engaged in administering academic institutions, departments or alumni organizations.
  • Recruit, hire, train, and terminate departmental personnel.
  • Assess and collect tuition and fees.
  • Participate in student recruitment, selection, and admission, making admissions recommendations when required to do so.
  • Formulate strategic plans for the institution.
  • Plan, administer, and control budgets, maintain financial records, and produce financial reports.
  • Teach courses within their department.
  • Consult with government regulatory and licensing agencies to ensure the institution's conformance with applicable standards.
  • Coordinate the production and dissemination of university publications such as course catalogs and class schedules.
  • Determine course schedules, and coordinate teaching assignments and room assignments to ensure optimum use of buildings and equipment.
  • Establish operational policies and procedures and make any necessary modifications, based on analysis of operations, demographics, and other research information.
  • Establish operational policies and procedures and make any necessary modifications, based on analysis of operations, demographics, and other research information.
  • Provide assistance to faculty and staff in duties such as teaching classes, conducting orientation programs, issuing transcripts, and scheduling events.
  • Participate in faculty and college committee activities.
  • Promote the university by participating in community, state, and national events or meetings, and by developing partnerships with industry and secondary education institutions.
  • Write grants to procure external funding, and supervise grant-funded projects.
  • Review registration statistics, and consult with faculty officials to develop registration policies.
  • Academic Coordinator/Instructor Sep 1996Aug 1999 University of Akron Akron, OH
    • Counsel individuals to help them understand and overcome personal, social, or behavioral problems affecting their educational performance.
    • Review transcripts to ensure that students meet graduation or college entrance requirements and write letters of recommendation.
    • Provide crisis intervention to students when difficult situations occur at schools.
    • Maintain accurate and complete student records as required by laws, district policies, administrative regulations and terms of grant.
    • Prepare students for later educational experiences by encouraging them to explore learning opportunities and to persevere with challenging tasks.
    • Provide students with information on such topics as college degree programs and admission requirements, financial aid opportunities, trade and technical schools, and internships programs.
    • Conduct follow-up interviews with students and their parents.
    Education:
    Master of Arts : Economics May 1990 University of Akron Akron, OH
    Bachelor of Arts : Economics Jan 1989 University of Akron Akron, OH
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    Previous Companies:

    • College of Coastal Georgia
    • Southeast Missouri State University
    • University of Wisconsin

    Previous Job Positions:

    • Director of Educational Project
    • Project Director
    • Academic Coordinator
    • Academic Project Director
    • Instructor

    Schools:

    • University of Akron

    Level of Education:

    • Master of Arts
    • Bachelor of Arts

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