Vincent Jones

Development & Excellence

EDUCATION

Columbia University, Teachers College, New York, NY

Doctor of Education, Health and Behavior Studies Summer 2019

Columbia University, Teachers College, New York, NY

Master of Science, Health Education May 2016

 Columbia University, New York, NY

Master of Arts in Education Policy, May 2014

Thesis: “Gender Paradox: Exploring Facebook Gender Play of Undergraduates”

 Middlebury College, Middlebury, VT

Bachelor of Arts in Sociology/Anthropology May 2012

Middlebury College Language Schools, Spanish Language and Culture

International Exchange at University of Nottingham, United Kingdom, 2011


 

SKILLS

Teaching | Professional Photography | Student Affairs | Health and Education Program Design |

Coaching: Squash, Basketball & Dance | Biostatistics & Epidemiology | High Technical Aptitude |Spanish


EXPERIENCE

Choate Rosemary Hall (Wallingford, CT)

Associate Faculty: Student Activities

May 2014 until Present

  • Teach adolescent development class (growth; nutrition; sexuality; mental, social, and emotional health; safety and injury prevention; substance abuse prevention; cyber safety; and community health)
  • Advise student organizations to bring programs to fruition and develop student leaders
  •  Assist with diversity initiatives including MLK/Diversity Day, cultural dinners, and other ad hoc programming to foster an inclusive campus climate
  • Collaborate to plan and execute over 150 annual campus events including orientation, admitted student days, and ceremonies
  • Photograph events for the Communications Office
  • Update student organization database and maintain online portal for internal and external use
  • Publicize campus events through campaigns and weekly publications
  • Support transportation services
  • Advise community service student organization and liaises with local volunteer sites to maintain relationships
  • Foster the development of students through advisement and en loco parentis care

Choate Rosemary Hall Summer Programs (Wallingford, CT)

Director of Volunteer Corps; Coordinator of Registration; Photographer

May 2014  - May 2016

  • Liaise with community organizations to create volunteer schedule
  • Develop guest speaker program to expose students to social issues beyond the immediate community
  • Teach The Sociology of Volunteering to help students understand why volunteer needs exist from a macroscopic level
  • Photograph and video-recorded campus life, classroom instruction, and cultural activities for promotional purposes
  • Create promotional materials for Volunteer Corps to increase enrollment
  • Transport students to volunteer sites and fieldtrips
  • Produce visually compelling, personalized registration packets for all matriculated students and assist with orientation
  • Coordinate registration for orientation.
  • Serve as dorm adviser to 60 middle and high school boys

National Awards

Gates Millennium Scholarship (2008 –) | Bank of America Math and Science Scholarship (2008) | Coca Cola Scholarship (2008)

RELATED EXPERIENCE

Middlebury College, Office of Student Life (Middlebury, VT)

Resident Advisor and Leadership Development Coordinator

September 2009-May 2012

  • Supervised residential halls of 8, 47, and 80 students respectively over three-year period to ensure their safety and development during their college experience.
  • Implemented programming such as discussions, social mixers, and movie nights to develop a sense of community
  • Worked closely with Center for the Comparative Study of Race and Ethnicity to facilitate the discussion of race, and ethnicity in local, regional, national, and transnational and contexts.

Middlebury College, Office of Admissions (Middlebury, VT)

Multicultural Recruitment

January 2009-May 2012

  • Facilitated the multicultural recruitment fly-in program to diversify the applicant pool
  • Corresponded with faculty and staff to arrange panel discussions, faculty-student meals, classroom visits, and other activities
  •  Arranged dorm hosts for prospective students
  • Maintained relationships with participants to their likelihood of accepting admission

Teachers College Computing and Information Services (New York, NY)

Graduate Assistant

October 2012-May 2014

  • Managed the capture, editing, and publication of online courses at Teachers College for remote viewing
  • Troubleshot technical issues for clients on Windows, Macintosh, mobile, and networked devices
  • Ensured the backup and security of all digital media to ensure data integrity
  • Updated all computers on Teachers College network on a monthly basis to promote security and efficiency

Middlebury College Language Schools (Oakland, CA)

Photographer and Digital Media Specialist

May-August, 2012-2013

  • Photographed and video-recorded campus life, classroom instruction, and cultural activities for promotional purposes
  • Edited media using Adobe Suite and Apple Aperture to prepare photos for digital and print publication
  • Primed media for print and online presentation

AT&T, Supply Chain and Fleet Operations (San Ramon, CA)

Supplier Diversity Intern

May-August, 2009-2010

  • Planned two networking conferences for diverse suppliers (companies owned by women, people of color, and disabled veterans) to facilitate the fulfillment of their diversity quotas
  • Reorganized shared network drive, performed IT maintenance, and facilitated technological demonstrations for the department
  • Assessed and recommended qualified suppliers to contract managers to aid their selection of diverse suppliers
  • Evaluated the department's vetting processes and presented recommendations for improvement to executives