Natalie Alvarado
1324
 Hine
 Street
 ¡
 Indianapolis,
 IN,
 46202
 ¡
 Mobile:
 805.512.5373
 ¡
 a...
Class Representative, Student Government January 2012– June 2013
Student Activities, Seattle University
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N.Alvarado Resume

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  • 1. Natalie Alvarado 1324  Hine  Street  ¡  Indianapolis,  IN,  46202  ¡  Mobile:  805.512.5373  ¡  alvarnat@indiana.edu EDUCATION Masters of Science in Education May 2015 Indiana University, Bloomington, IN Concentration: Higher Education and Student Affairs Bachelors of Social Work June 2013 Major in Social Work and Spanish Seattle University, Seattle, WA Cum Laude, Dean’s List 2010-2013, President’s List 2011-2012 Study Abroad Experience Universidad Iberoamericana, Puebla, Puebla, Mexico January 2011- March 2011 Fundación CIMAS Del Ecuador, Quito, Ecuador June 2012- August 2012 WORK EXPERIENCE Graduate Hall Director, Riverwalk Apartments and Townhomes July 2013- Present Housing and Residence Life, Indiana University Purdue University Indianapolis • Address  resident  issues,  and  facility  concerns  in  area  housing  800  first-­‐year  to  graduate  students   • Supervise  18  resident  assistants  (RAs)  by  running  weekly  two-­‐hour  staff  meetings  where  critical  information  is   disseminated  and  issues  are  followed  up  on.  Directly  supervise  6  RAs  through  weekly  1:1s   • Participate  in  on-­‐call  duty  rotation  by  providing  crisis  intervention  for  on-­‐campus  population  of  2,000  residents,   and  supporting  resident  assistants  and  campus  police  via  telephone  and  in  person  response   • Train  RAs  in  desk  functions  regarding  package  distribution,  entering  of  work  orders,  and  resident  concerns     • Manage  the  Riverwalk  Apartments  $4,000  RA  programming  budget  and  $6,000  hall  council  budget   • Adjudicate  conduct  cases  for  students  who  have  allegedly  violated  a  university  or  housing  policy   • Advise  the  Riverwalk  Hall  Council  by  meeting  weekly  with  the  executive  board,  and  general  council  to  provide   feedback  on  planning  and  implementation  of  community  wide  programs     • Implemented  a  conference  style  format  for  RA  Winter  Training,  where  RAs  received  feedback  on  conference   proposals,  and  ultimately  chose  which  sessions  to  attend  that  would  benefit  them  the  most   • Managed  the  RA  Social  Justice  collateral  focused  around  community  wide  social  justice  programming     • Worked  with  campus  partner  to  create  first  ever  IUPUI  Tunnel  of  Oppression,  an  interactive  campus  wide   program  that  focused  on  six  specific  areas  of  oppression,  and  had  more  than  200  students  in  attendance   • Oversaw  the  housing  wide  Large  Scale  Programming  collateral  where  programs  such  as  the  Annual  Drag  Show   where  planned  and  implemented  with  more  than  300  residents  in  attendance   • Created  late  night  interactive  programming  for  summer  orientation  students  in  order  to  mitigate  poor  decision   making  due  to  student  listlessness  in  the  halls.  Facilitated  check-­‐in/out  process  of  keys     Practicum Student, Thomas I. Atkins Living Learning Center January 2014- May 2014 Groups Student Support Services (TRIO) Program, Indiana University • Compiled  feedback  students  of  educational  trip  by  analyzing  quantitative  data,  as  well  as  applying  relevant   student  development  theory  to  trends  noted  through  qualitative  data   • Hosted  a  focus  group  for  current  Thomas  Atkins  students  focused  on  collecting  information  on  current   initiatives  of  the  LLC  that  students  perceived  to  be  successful  or  needed  changes   • Created  a  goals  worksheet  to  be  implemented  during  academic  advising  sessions  with  TRIO  students   • Provided  in  person  support  and  coordination  to  Phone-­‐a-­‐thon  program  where  current  TRIO  students  called   prospective  students  to  encourage  attendance  to  the  institution  and  answer  questions
  • 2. Class Representative, Student Government January 2012– June 2013 Student Activities, Seattle University • Succeeded  in  advocating  for  the  public  release  of  the  “Final  Report  of  the  Committee  to  Improve  Trans   Inclusion”  which  detailed  the  climate  of  trans  inclusion  on  campus  and  ways  to  increase  gender  inclusion   • Partnered  with  campus  offices  for  programs  focused  on  career  development   • Served  on  the  Appropriations  Committee  where  funds  of  over  $68,000  were  appropriated  to  university  clubs   based  off  of  scheduled  presentations  held  on  a  bi-­‐quarterly  basis   • Constructed  and  presented  programming  budgets  over  $6,000  to  the  student  government  representative   assembly  that  were  approved  in  full  amount     • Developed  and  oversaw  “Senior  Week  Committee”,  which  consisted  of  four  students  planning  culminating   activities  for  the  senior  class  to  celebrate  and  reflect  time  at  Seattle  University Resident Assistant, Bellarmine Hall August 2011- June 2013 Housing and Residence Life, Seattle University • Awarded  RA  Programmer  of  the  Year  for  fostering  student  development  through  social  and  educational   programming  for  floor  community  of  65+  residents  and  hall  community  of  400+  residents   • Developed  leadership  and  mentoring  skills  through  facilitation  of  group  dialogue  based  on  the  Living-­‐Learning   Community  pillars  of  social  justice  and  academic  excellence   • Organized  Living-­‐Learning  Community  retreats  focused  on  guiding  residents’  personal  and  professional  growth   through  the  application  of  true  colors  assessment,  engagement  in  group  dialogue  and  reflection   • Promoted  integrity  within  residents  through  consistent  implementation  of  housing  and  university  policy   • Awarded  RA  Liaison  of  the  Year  for  communicating  programming  initiatives  between  the  hall  council  and  RAs     Orientation Advisor April 2010– December 2010 New Student and Family Programs, Seattle University • Guided  first-­‐year  students  through  assimilation  and  transition  to  college  life  and  to  Seattle  University   • Mentored  a  group  of  20  first-­‐year  students  and  facilitated  their  engagement  in  various  welcome  week  activities   • Provided  different  on  and  off  campus  resources  and  opportunities  for  small  group  to  utilize   • Familiarized  students  with  the  city  of  Seattle  and  provided  safety-­‐tips  through  a  guided  tour  of  key  parts  of  city   • Scheduled  reunions  with  small  group  throughout  the  year  to  emphasize  continue  support   Desk Assistant, Bellarmine Hall October 2009- June 2011 Housing and Residence Life, Seattle University • Addressed  issues  and  needs  of  residents  by  suggesting  on  campus  resources,  and  answering  questions   • Performed  routine  key  inventory,  logged  lock  changes,  and  provided  spare  keys  for  locked  outs   • Ensured  the  safety  and  security  of  the  building  through  monitoring  of  people  entering  and  exiting  the  building   • Executed  desk  duties  such  as  distribution  of  mail,  answering  of  telephone,  and  renting  equipment   LEADERSHIP Indiana University Purdue University Indianapolis (IUPUI) President, IUPUI Student Personnel Association October 2013- December 2014 o Guided  IUPUI  SPA  executive  board  in  determining  programming  initiatives  for  the  calendar  year   o Oversaw  and  coordinated  social  and  professional  development  for  the  IUPUI  SPA  organization   Seattle University Latin American Cultural Awareness Student Alliance (LA CASA) 2012- 2013 Women’s Club Lacrosse 2009- 2011

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