ORGANIZATIONAL AND HUMAN RESOURCES

The Organizational and Human Resources competency area includes knowledge, skills, and dispositions used in the management of institutional human capital, financial, and physical resources. This competency area recognizes that student affairs professionals bring personal strengths and grow as managers through challenging themselves to build new skills in the selection, supervision, motivation, and formal evaluation of staff; resolution of conflict; management of the politics of organizational discourse; and the effective application of strategies and techniques associated with financial resources, facilities management, fundraising, technology, crisis management, risk management and sustainable resources.

Experiences

Hardee Center for Leadership & Ethics in Higher Education

  • Serve as Associate Director and Graduate Assistant

  • Report to Director and Vice President for Student Affairs

  • Manage 25-member Hardee Center Board of Directors comprised of alumni from across the nation

  • Oversee a $10,000 annual operational budget for professional development and programming

  • Assist in fundraising and collaborating with FSU Foundation on $100,000 Hardee Center Endowment Fund

  • Navigate graduate students, faculty members, and administrators in various settings

  • Oversee awards and recognition program within the Higher Education program

 

Center for Leadership & Social Change - Search Committees

  • Served on two search committees for the Center for Leadership & Social Change

  • Collaborated directly with each committee chair to build content on Blackboard and send correspondence

  • Assisted committee chairs in producing timeline for search process, organizing interviews, and day-of schedules

  • Worked with Human Resources representative to understand institutional hiring processes

  • Screened applications, conducted interviews, secured room reservations, and made reference checks

 

Student Government Association Intern at Florida State University

  • Co-advised 5-member Executive Leadership and 12-member Executive Cabinet

  • Attended multiple weekly meetings within Student Government Association

  • Conducted weekly 1:1's with students to track progress and engaged in developmental conversations

 

The Big Event at Florida State University

  • Co-advised 2 Co-Directors and 14-member Executive Board

 

NODA Intern at Bentley University

  • Co-advised 4 Student Orientation Coordinators and 48 Orientation Leaders

  • Navigated brand new institution type: small, private in the Northeast region

  • Enhanced supervision skills of orientation staff through one-on-one meetings and facilitated group sessions

Learning

  • How to effectively and efficiently manage an office budget

  • How to raise money and support from alumni

  • How to effectively communicate to campus partners, students, faculty, staff, alumni, and other stakeholders

  • How to navigate campus policies and structures

  • How to coordinate and develop campus search committees

  • How to show up in different spaces on and off-campus

  • How to oversee and run meetings with students and campus partners

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