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SUMMARY

Client-focused, deadline-driven editor, writer, and tutor with proven excellence in communication, organization, and attention to detail. With 19+ years of work experience, I am best known for my empathy, trustworthiness, and problem-solving abilities, and these traits are the driving force behind my editing style and thoughtful interactions with clients, as well as the way I approach work.

EDITORIAL SKILLS AND TRAINING

Editorial Training: Certificate in Editing, University of Washington, 2021

Onscreen Editing: Microsoft Word, Microsoft Office 365; Adobe Acrobat; Google Docs

Hard-copy Editing: Proficient in using proofreading marks

Style Manual: Chicago Manual of Style, 17th edition

Sample Client Projects:

  • Heavy copyedit of 3,000-word chapter of academic nonfiction book with references
  • Heavy copyedit of 3,000-word nonfiction book introduction
  • Medium copyedit of grant proposal for a volunteer grant writer

EDITORIAL WORK HISTORY

September 2020-Current: Contributing Writer | Unwritten | Creating original content on popular millennial blog site, utilizing WordPress and Google Docs

January 2019-August 2019: Administrative Assistant and Editor | WorkMed Consulting | Formatted, copyedited, and transcribed nearly 100 medical documents, including portions of a medical textbook and policies to be submitted for certification

June 2010-January 2011: Proofreader | IntelliShop | Corrected errors in spelling and grammar, fact-checked inconsistencies, and communicated with shoppers to gain additional details on submitted reports

OTHER EXPERIENCE

I am incredibly proud of the rich experience I’ve amounted over years of following my passion to do good in the world and support honorable institutions. Valuing education, promoting early literacy skills, and being a steadfast advocate to those in need—especially children—will always be essential parts of my identity and inform the principles I uphold.

November 2020–Current: Literacy Tutor | Amplify

• Tutoring K-4 students in literacy skills, advancing reading fluency, and monitoring growth

      September 2019–June 2020: AmeriCorps Site Coordinator | Reading Partners

      • Coached and supervised 35 volunteer tutors in literacy instruction for 36 students in grades K-4
      • Delivered over 200 literacy tutoring sessions, increasing tutor capacity by 25 percent
      • Developed individualized learning plans for 36 students using proprietary evidence-based curriculum
      • Managed a dynamic reading center schedule in collaboration with school staff and volunteers
      • Administered computerized literacy assessments with all students to track student performance metrics
      • Completed 104 hours of literacy tutor training and professional development with AmeriCorps team
      • Oversaw Salesforce data entry to track towards student growth goals and ensure program fidelity
      • Worked with school leadership to identify and enroll target students to receive 27 sessions per student

      April 2018–August 2019: Tech Lab Instructor | Boys and Girls Club

      • Supervised and mentored up to 40 students in computer-based activity lab for afterschool program
      • Developed set of educational activities for students, encouraging healthy competition and teambuilding

      February 2018–April 2019: Tutor | Huntington Learning Center

      • Prepared 15 high school students for the ACT using Huntington curriculum

      August 2017–April 2018: Substitute Teacher | Renhill Staffing

      • Instructed and assisted charter school students in grades Pre-K through 12
      • Provided academic and emotional management support as long-term aide for special needs student

      October 2002–August 2017: Toledo Lucas County Public Library

      Department Clerk

      • Promoted from circulation clerk role, supported library youth programming for over 200 children
      • Inventoried, assembled, and delivered youth program supplies to 20 library locations
      • Developed data tracking system to manage program supply inventory using Excel

      Circulation Clerk

      • Promoted from shelver role, provided excellent customer service by phone, email, and in person
      • Co-led monthly book discussions for a group of 10 senior citizen patrons
      • Taught basic computer usage to patrons and assisted with troubleshooting technical issues

      Shelver

      • Sorted, arranged, and shelved audiovisual materials

        EDUCATION

        Bachelor of Arts in English, University of Toledo, 2011

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