Resume

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Education

American University, College of Arts & Sciences Washington, District of Columbia May 2022                               

Bachelor of Arts Economics, College of Arts & Sciences

Certificate in Advanced Leadership Studies, School of Public Affairs

Eaglecrest High School Aurora, Colorado May 2018                                                           

Honor Roll 2014-2018

Rho Kappa National Honor Society

National Spanish Honor Society

National Advanced Placement Scholar

Experience

Head Lifeguard, American University Recreational Sports and Fitness, August 2019-Present

  • Promoted to Head Lifeguard after five months
  • Arrange, coordinate, and implement promotion of aquatic facility events
  • Supervise staff of 20 lifeguards to ensure safe facility operations; including identifying and correcting hazards, and providing leadership and direction in professional and personal development
  • Support and maintain functioning aquatics work environment by planning, coordinating, and facilitating staff audits, trainings, and orientations

Head Lifeguard, City of Aurora Parks, Recreation, and Open Space, Aurora, Colorado, May 2019-August 2019

  • Promoted to Head Lifeguard after one year
  • Managed entire facility operations including maintenance, staff operations, and patron experience
  • Supervised staff of thirty lifeguards to ensure safe facility operations; including coordinating and facilitating skills trainings, audits, and orientations
  • Coordinated and implemented emergency response and scene management protocols
  • Initiated and organized procedures used for scheduling staff, coordinated activities of submitting open shifts and filling shifts, and formulated procedures for systematic retention of staff
  • Provided professional feedback to supervisors in maintenance, regulatory, and operational matters
  • Issued written and verbal instructions; assigned duties and examined work manner for company and client conformance

Lifeguard, YMCA, Bethesda, MD December 2018-Present

  • Protect the safety of all swimmers by preventing accidents and by responding to emergencies quickly and efficiently
  • Ensure that all appropriate equipment is available
  • Know and practice the proper emergency procedures
  • Enforce the rules; explain the reasons behind the rules, as well as the danger infractions present. Report persistent problems to the supervisor
  • Offer aquatics knowledge to enhance member experience

Swim Instructor, Goldfish Swim Schools, Falls Church, VA October 2018-Present

  • Provide swim instruction based on Goldfish Curriculum
  • Enforce safety rules and regulations to prevent accidents. Makes rescues and administers first aid when necessary
  • Evaluate students’ progress and completes required paperwork in a timely manner
  • Interact with parents and guardians on the activities and developments of a students’ swim skills

Lifeguard, City of Aurora Parks, Recreation, and Open Space, Aurora, CO March 2018-August 2019

  • Supervised up to 200 swimmers to ensure compliance with safety protocols
  • Ensured safety and hygiene by conducting pool chemical checks in compliance with established protocols
  • Maintained accurate records of pool use and chemical levels
  • Performed CPR and first-aid according to demand of adverse situations
  • Verified integrity of rescue equipment and performed necessary maintenance

Water Safety Instructor, City of Aurora Parks, Recreation, and Open Space, Aurora, CO  November 2017-August 2019

  • Facilitated classes with up to 8 students per class between the ages of 9 months and 12 years using kinetic and interactive instruction
  • Researched and identified effective teaching methods
  • Constructed detailed lesson plans in accordance to the needs of individual classes
  • Ensured safety and well-being of class participants
  • Instructed participants on swimming techniques from beginner to advanced levels, as well as aquatic safety techniques
  • Maintained active communication with parents, establishing trust and confidence

Clerical Assistant, City of Aurora Parks, Recreation, and Open Space, Aurora, CO May 2014-August 2018

  • Answered or directed inquiries, questions, or concerns of patrons in person and on the telephone
  • Processed payments and handled daily cash reconciliation of up to $1200
  • Gathered information to maintain various logs, reports, and records including attendance and merchandise inventory

Leadership Experiences

Creative Director, American Literary Magazine, January 2020-Present

  • Direct creative team and oversee layout and production of 150-page literary magazine
  • Conduct brainstorming sessions with creative team, produce fresh ideas that concur with current artistic
    trends

Teaching Assistant, American University School of Public Affairs Leadership Program, May 2019-Present

  • Mentor and motivate six first-year students in understanding the research process and developing a public
    policy-oriented social action project
  • Facilitate weekly meetings to establish goals, form deadlines, and monitor progress among students
  • Collaborate with program faculty and seven teaching assistants to give curriculum feedback and implement meaningful teambuilding events for 42 students

Queer Women’s Advocacy Committee Coordinator (Executive Board Member), PRIDE (People Respecting Individual Diversity Everywhere) American University, May 2019-October 2019

  • Organize and facilitate affinity group events
  • Foster a sense of community among queer women on the American University campus

Co-Editor-in-Chief, The Eagle Quill, Eaglecrest High School, Centennial, CO August 2017-May 2018

  • Oversaw layout and production of 8-12 page newspaper, distributed to 3000 students monthly
  • Selected and supervised staff of 20; determined content for 3 sections including News, Features, and Sports
  • Designed and implemented a new staff manual and training materials for staff members

Editor-in-Chief, Out on a Limb Literary Magazine, Eaglecrest High School, Centennial, CO August 2017-May 2018

  • Oversaw layout and production of 40 page literary magazine, distributed to 400 students annually
  • Facilitated a selection committee of 7 students to determine content of magazine
  • Reviewed more than 100 submissions of art, photography, poetry, and prose

Project Manager, Inspire Colorado, Denver, CO August 2017-April 2018

  • Honored with Colorado’s Eliza Pickrell Routt Award for registering 85% of Eaglecrest High School eligible seniors to vote
  • Coordinated the registration and pre-registration of more than 600 high school students to vote
  • Presented in 60 classes on the benefits of voter registration
  • Collaborated with school administration to lead multiple mass voter-registration drives

Skills

Computer: Adobe InDesign, Adobe Photoshop, Adobe Lightroom, Microsoft Office Suite, Google Drive, MailChimp, Canva, Social Networking

Research: ProQuest, JSTOR, LexisNexis

Certifications: Red Cross Lifeguard, Red Cross CPR, Red Cross First Aid, Red Cross Water Safety Instructor