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Rutherford County Public Schools - Educational Assistant Resume Example

Joshua Hill
Professional Summary

Service-oriented student advocate with over seven years background in Higher Education and over ten years in a customer service position. Core competencies include reliability, organization and attention to detail as well as excellent communication and time management skills. Handles tasks with accuracy and efficiency.

  • Customer and Personal Service
  • Effective Communication
  • Organized
  • Attention to detail
  • Time Management
  • Teamwork
  • Responsible
Educational Assistant Feb 2014Present Rutherford County Public Schools Smyrna, TN
  • Provide extra assistance to students with special needs, such as non-English-speaking students or those with physical and mental disabilities.
  • Tutor and assist children individually or in small groups to help them master assignments and to reinforce learning concepts presented by teachers.
  • Discuss assigned duties with classroom teachers to coordinate instructional efforts.
  • Present subject matter to students under the direction and guidance of teachers, using lectures, discussions, or supervised role-playing methods.
  • Distribute tests and homework assignments and collect them when they are completed.
  • Served as a Test Proctor for End of Course Assessments
Financial Aid Counselor (Contract Employee) Jul 2013Jan 2014 Fisk University Nashville, TN
  • On a contract basis, performed all the duties of a Financial Aid Counselor which included managing student caseload by letter of last name, assisted students with and without scheduled appointments.
  • Attended Federal Student Aid Conference to maintain knowledge of new and current federal regulations regarding financial aid.
  • On behalf of the Interim Director of Fisk University Student Financial Aid Office, gave presentation at a department meeting on issues experienced during registration and the solutions being implemented to correct those issues, and current events that were upcoming within the office.
  • Assisted in revising current office documents and the financial aid booklet for the 2014-2015 academic year information and federal updates. 
Administrative Assistant Jan 2013May 2013 Indiana Commission for Continuing Legal Education Indianapolis, IN
  • Process applications for CLE accreditation, which included calculating course hours for appropriate credit, posting CLE hours to attorneys' account and creating new course file and entered data into the CLE information system.
  • Process and mailed amended summaries, delinquent notices and approval and denial letters
  • Respond to general CLE email inbox, answer incoming calls and route to appropriate representative; process incoming mail and faxes.
  • Processed and posted payments for late fees to attorneys' account.
Financial Aid Counselor Jan 2003Aug 2009 Tennessee State University Nashville, TN
  • Inform potential and current undergraduate and graduate students (and their parents, if applicable) about financial aid programs available to college or university students.
  • Certified student eligibility for federal and state financial aid programs
  • Review student billing account for financial aid applied and balance of tuition.
  • Used electronic databases to certify student and parent loan eligibility
  • Compare data on student aid applications with eligibility requirements of financial aid programs through the 'Verification' process.
  • Counsel students on financial aid concerns, such as borrowing money for school or the loss of their financial aid due to academic non-compliance.
  • Maintain current knowledge of the rules and regulations that govern the financial aid awarding and application process, by attending Federal Student Aid (FSA)Conferences, Tennessee Student Assistance Corporation (TSAC) workshops, Tennessee Association of Student Financial Aid Administrators (TASFAA) workshops, as well as, in-house customer service training.
  • Served on the Satisfactory Academic Appeals Committee and College Goal Sunday Coordinator
  • Facilitated on-campus and off-campus workshops in local high schools and churches. Developed power-point presentation, alongside a colleague, to suit the needs of the students' understanding of the financial aid program and application process.
Master of Arts: Education Administration & Supervision Aug 2009 Tennessee State University Nashville, TN
Bachelor of Science: Psychology Dec 2002 Tennessee State University Nashville, TN
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Previous Companies:

  • Rutherford County Public Schools
  • Fisk University
  • Indiana Commission for Continuing Legal Education

Previous Job Positions:

  • Educational Assistant
  • Financial Aid Counselor
  • Administrative Assistant


  • Tennessee State University

Level of Education:

  • Master of Arts
  • Bachelor of Science

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