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NadineNElhaj - Resume

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  • 1. NADINE N. ELHAJ 145 W. Ronwood Street | Glendora, CA 91740 | 626-399-6529 | CORPORATE TRAI NI NG | ED UCATI ONAL CONS ULTI NG | BUS I NE S S PROFE S S I ONAL Innovative, resourceful,andleadership-focused professional withdiverse experiencesinbringingnewinitiatives into demanding and diverse environments. Capable of establishing relationships with students, customers, and stakeholders, ensuring superior service delivery. Ability to implement complex projects through continual communication, process enhancements, and a deadline-driven approach. Capable of overseeing strategic plans, implementing resource management, completing documentation, and resolving daily challenges. CORE COMPETENCIES  Curriculum Development  Goal-Oriented  Communication Skills  Data Analysis  Team Collaborations  Staff Supervision  Leadership Abilities  Multiple Priority Management  Resource Maximization  Project Management  Process Enhancements  Organizational Skills  Detail-Orientation  Document Maintenance  Mentoring and Coaching TECHNICAL SKILLS InstructionalLearning Management Systems Blackboard, Moodle, Soft Chalk, WordPress, BlogSpot, Wikis Social Media Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, Instagram Software Applications Word, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint, Visio, Intuit QuickBooks Corporate Software Travel and Expense Management Software (Concur), Travel Booking Software (Egencia/SABRE), ADP, Adobe Creative Suite BUSINESS EXPERIENCE PANDA RESTAURANT GROUP, Executive Assistant to Co-CEO 2012 – 2014  Spearheaded all administrative tasks for the office, including scheduling meetings and conference calls.  Served as the liaison between the Co-CEO and senior management as well as store management operators.  Organized all travel itineraries and transportation, including domestic and international business trips.  Developed standards for interacting with the press and media, preparing the Co-CEO for interviews.  Performed as an integral team member for the Panda Charitable Foundation, raising money for the annual charity golf tournament. Coordinated event planning and recruited volunteer staff members.  Utilized detail-orientation and organizational skills to maintain the Co-CEO’s business and personal calendar. GREEN DOT CORPORATION, Vendor Management Analyst 2011 – 2012  Worked closely with vendors, analyzing creditworthiness on Dun & Bradstreet, Standard& Poor’s, and Moody’s vendor service levels.  Created Excel spreadsheets for business use, including tracking vendor review prioritization, contract signings, and document due dates. Shared monthly data via PowerPoint decks during high-level meetings.  Coordinated new travel and expense management request for proposals. Collaborated with internal team members to push projects forward, meeting all budgetary requirements and deadlines.  Implemented document gathering processes and procedures to assist with internal and external audits. REAL ESTATE INVESTOR, Owner 2004 – 2007 Purchased and managed rental units throughout Southern California, establishing and marketing real estate for purchase and lease, and coordinating advertising through diverse media channels. EXECUTIVE ASSISTANT TO SENIOR LEVEL EXECUTIVES 1989 – 2010  Built relationships with senior-level personnel, including the president, chief financial officer, chief operating officer, general counsel, and vice president of human resources.  Coordinated meetings, planned all-day events, processed expense reports, implemented conference calls, managed travel arrangements, and scheduled interviews for executive-level positions.
  • 2. NADINE N. ELHAJ – Page 2 626-399-6529 | TEACHING EXPERIENCE CITRUS COLLEGE, ESL Instructor 2015 – Present  Create training and curriculum for a multi-skills setting, assessing students to ensure proper placement.  Introduce reading, writing, speaking, and comprehension in addition to focusing on accent reduction and emphasizing proper pronunciation for all students.  Implement a conversational setting, providing an atmosphere that promotes an interactive group dynamic. HACIENDA LA PUENTE ADULT SCHOOL, ESL Instructor 2015 – Present  Establish curriculum that integrates diverse aspects of language acquisition; deliver instruction to multi-level class in several learning modalities, implementing unique approaches for students at all levels of learning.  Build multimedia components in presentations and lecture to stimulate student interest and participation.  Blend a variety of in-class instruction and activities with distance learning methodologies. MT. SAN ANTONIO COLLEGE, VESL Program Instructor 2014 – Present  Provide targetedinstruction in Microsoft Word and QuickBooks applications, answering student inquiries, and encouraging a collaborative, forward-thinking, and positive learning environment.  Deliver troubleshooting for students struggling with keyboarding skills; assist higher-level students with content development and appropriate formatting for presentations.  Partner with students to cultivate critical thinking skills and self-paced study skills.  Support curriculum through the creation of a blog with embedded YouTube videos to support curriculum.  Implement creative approaches to teaching, including the flipped classroom approach. INSTRUCTOR POSITIONS 1996 – 2008  Served as an instructor at several locations, including Wescove Elementary School, San Jose Edison Academy Charter School, Citrus College, PUENTE Learning Center, and JANNA Childcare (co-founder).  Conducted needs assessments and developed trainings based upon unique student needs.  Continually evaluated activities consistent with instructional design standards.  Gathered input and feedback from peers and subject matter experts, modifying curriculum as needed.  Developed new training programs and modified and improved existing programs. EDUCATION Master of Arts – EducationalMultimedia (Anticipated Completion January 2016) Cal Poly Pomona Bachelorof Arts – English Cal StateFullerton Adult Education Teaching Credential in ESL, Office Occupations, SocialSciences, and Primary/Secondary Basic Skills Commission on Teacher Credentialing Career Technical Education Credential in Business/Finance and Information/Communication Technology Commission on Teacher Credentialing Paralegal Certificate University of California – Los Angeles

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