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CV, Highly Educated Administrator in Education seeks move to Canada

I am currently available for work
Serial No: 11620

List top 5 skills: administration, marking papers, performance reports
Short Bio:

A resourceful and intelligent Economics Graduate, currently studying towards Masters qualification, with specialist capabilities in economic and statistical analysis. Excellent track record as a tutor, lecturer and researcher within academic environments. Goal-focussed with the proven ability to develop innovative solutions to the most complex problems.

Current location: 

Western Cape, South Africa - View on map

Nationality: 

South African

Preferred Sector of Employment: 

Admin and Clerical, education and training

Spoken languages: 

english

Locations I am interested in working:

canada



Education and Qualifications

Masters: Economics (Due to Graduate 2/2014)

University of Stellenbosch, South Africa

Advanced Microeconomic Theory. Project: Developed a Principal-Agent model to analyse the moral hazard problem present in contracts with Immigration Agencies

Advanced Macroeconomics. Project: Assessed how the fiscal sustainability of emerging market economies is affected by quantitative easing in the developed world

Financial Econometrics. Project: Stock market volatility spillovers from the US banking sector to the Canadian banking sector – a case for a highly concentrated banking sector

Dynamic Economic Theory. Project: Developed a DSGE model for unconventional monetary policy

Development Economics. Project: Are non-cash government grants too paternalistic?

Thesis: The economic impact of the Social Enterprise

Bachelor (Hons) Economics (2012)

University of Stellenbosch, South Africa

Thesis: The role of public debt in Economic Development

BCom: Economic Sciences – Economics & Statistics (2011)

University of Stellenbosch, South Africa

Career Summary

2012-Present ADMINISTRATIVE ASSISTANT (DEPT OF ECONOMIC & MANAGEMENT SCIENCES)

University of Stellenbosch, South Africa

• Key member of a busy administrative team, with responsibility for invigilating examinations and marking undergraduate papers

• Preparing detailed reports on the performance and areas for improvement of each student, drawing upon course work and examinations to inform content

2012-Present 1ST YEAR ECONOMICS TUTOR

University of Stellenbosch, South Africa

• Providing one-to-one and group tuition and support to first year Economics students, investing time and energy into relationship building and the preparation of high quality course materials

• Adopting an innovative approach to aiding students in their understanding of abstract and technical concepts, using group work to facilitate self study

• Increasing the value of tutorials through regular critical evaluation, as well as through assistance in determining tutorial questions that facilitate student learning

2011 TEACHING ASSISTANT (STATISTICS)

University of Stellenbosch, South Africa

• Using advanced statistical skills and the ability to engage easily with others to support university students in their statistical course work and practical tasks

• Supporting lecturers by marking short assignments and by partnering with them to identify areas of course material that students need additional help with

6/2011 JUNIOR ANALYST (WORK PLACEMENT)

Sanlam Investment Managers, South Africa

• Securing a month-long opportunity to gain hands-on experience within the Global Investments Team, including management reporting, general ledger reconciliations and tax income trend analysis

Other Achievements

• Member of Bellville City Football Club, SA (1998-2013)

• President of a youth organization within the Free Reformed Church in Bellville, SA (2010-2012)

• Chairperson of the Durbanville High School Orchestra Committee, achieving 1st place at the KZN International Wind Band Competition (2008)

• Used sound leadership and strong motivational skills to coach a team of Under 11’s in football (2008)

Key I.T Skills

• Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook, R, SAS, STATA, Statistica & E-views