About

Anastasia R. Zamora-Ortiz

Professional Profile
Hands-on, systems thinker finding solutions for businesses and non-profits. My immersion in Science, Technology, and Society is interdisciplinary and has allowed me to study in a variety of fields to create a well-rounded knowledge of the issues that face different STEM industries. With my experience in Social Behavior and Self-Development, I manage teams with different personal and professional backgrounds to effectively carry out projects. I excel at analyzing information presented by peers to constructively support their proposals, theories, and ideas in order to achieve a project’s successful end result.

Education
B.A. Science, Technology & Society California Polytechnic University Pomona, CA June 2017
A.A. Social Behavior & Self-Development Rio Hondo College Whittier, CA June 2014

Work Experience
Chaffey College InTech Center      Fontana, CA
Trainer and Business Liaison      Jul 2017 – Present
Introduce students to the use of basic computer-based computing for data management and collaboration using Google Docs, Sheets, Slides, and Forms.
◆ Design and facilitated training for highly sought-after skills such as interpersonal communication, teamwork, collaboration, and digital fluency.
◆ Act as a liaison between local companies and the Industrial Technical (InTech) Training Center to strengthen relationships and promote their participation with our internship and apprenticeship programs.
◆ Handle sensitive information in a discreet manner for new and graduating students to provide statistical data for grant reports and billing.
Soft Skills and Employer Engagement Specialist      Jul 2018 – Nov 2018
◆  Updated and maintained records in a shared database to track the successful progress of current and former participants using indicators such as certificate completion, job placement, wage increases, and promotions or advancements.
◆ Trained students in job search methods and strategies such as creating digital portfolios, drafting resumes, practicing networking techniques, and interviewing approaches.
◆ Assisted students in the career center with transcript checks, certificate completion progress, resume writing, and job leads.
◆ Met with potential and existing employers to provide participants with gainful employment opportunities, conducting site visits and internship follow-ups as necessary.
Computer and Soft Skills Trainer      Jun 2016 – Jul 2017
◆ Facilitated the use of typing proficiency software to develop student speed and accuracy while keyboarding
◆ Introduced students to Microsoft Word, Excel, and PowerPoint and build up their confidence in using the software regularly.
◆ Directed participants in the use of standard office equipment such as copy/fax machines, point-of-sale (POS) devices, telephones, and answering machines as well as business communication and math skills.

San Gabriel Valley Conservation Corps      Pomona, CA
Youth Development Coordinator      Jun 2015 – Oct 2016
◆ Trained and motivated corpsmembers to create individual post-secondary transition plan through self-development activities and reduced the likelihood of at-risk students returning to illicit activity.
◆ Collected statistical data and wrote narrative reports for a variety of proposals including grants, annual reports, community updates, events, and program outreach.
◆ Prepared and processed documents for new corpsmembers including pre-employment data, scheduling interviews, conducting orientations, and entering HR information into ADP.
Assistant to the Board of Directors      Sep 2015 – Oct 2016
◆ Compiled documentation for board reports, departmental updates, upcoming events, and legal matters delivering presentations on this information as necessary.
◆ Developed, recommended, and implemented human resources policies and procedures as well as controlling the release of sensitive information such as academic and fiscal records.
◆ Worked with outside vendors to ensure broad and diverse recruitment efforts were achieved including attending networking events within the San Gabriel Valley area.

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