CV, Kosovo Based Criminologist Seeking Employment In UK

I am currently available for work
Serial No: 19617

Skills keywords: advocacy, corrections, lecturing, project management, research
Short Bio:

Graduated from Portland State University, Oregon ,USA, with Master of Science in Criminology and Criminal Justice. My expertise is the field of Corrections.
Strong teamwork skills, ability to communicate with my co-workers and other individuals has enhanced my skills in this area.
I have great people skills and work well under pressure.
Capable to work as part of a team as well as team leader. Furthermore most of the jobs that I have done in the past involved a lot of pressure and responsibility

Current location: Kosovo - View on map
Nationality: USA
Preferred Sector of Employment:  , Admin and Clerical
Spoken languages: Albanian, Arabic(Basic), english, Serbian(Basic)
Location I am interested in working: Albania, Finland, kosovo, Norway, qatar, Slovenia, Swaziland, Sweden, United Arab Emirates, United Kingdom, United States
List the countires you have a visa to work in: Albania, kosovo, United States


• Dates (from – to)
Jan 2009 to June 2011

• Name and type of organisation providing education and training:  Portland State University

• Principal subjects/occupational

Skills covered Major Coursework: International Law, Criminal Justice Policy, Legal Perspectives, Intercultural Conflict Resolution & Psychology, Analyzing Data in Criminology & Criminal Justice, Sociology, Gender studies, White collar crime, Prison and Jail, Changing corrections etc.

• Title of qualification awarded:  Master of Science in Criminology and Criminal Justice


Acquired in the course of life and career but not necessarily covered by formal certificates and diplomas.

Americans Overseas Domestic Violence Crisis Line

Housing Hope for Domestic Violence Victims

Federal Bureau of Investigation- Collage & University Campus Safety Training (Terrorism)

Hillsboro Police Citizens Academy Seminar

Gang Colors and the other indentifying signs (Multnomah Gang Unit) extensive training

Arab Spring, The Institut Barcelona d’Estudis Internacionals, Barcelona Spain.


Living and working with other people, in multicultural environments, in positions where communication is important and situations where teamwork is essential (for example culture and sports), etc. Listener, adviser, counselor, politically aware, initiator, professional, co-operative, constructive.

Friendly, caring, approachable, constructive.

I have worked in many environments with cultural diversity, as well as marginalized individuals. I have always thrived in my communication skills as well as addressing my ideas in a non-threatening way. Very open minded and embrace the different characters at work, school and friendship. I am humorous and empathetic.


Coordination and administration of people, projects and budgets; at work, in voluntary work (for example culture and sports) and at home, etc.

Supportive, facilitator, organized, co-coordinator, deliverer, imaginative, delegator, open-minded.

Dynamic, motivator, team-builder, confidence booster, energetic, capable, outward looking, accountable, visionary

Educator, trainer, communicator, presenter, promoter, influencer.

Initiator, trustful, personable, relationship-builder, persistent developer, resourceful, respected.

Motivated, adaptable, enthusiastic, active, keen, learner, inquisitive, continual improver.

Achiever, successful, results-orientated, project management, creative, practical, logical, astute, agile mind

All these developed within me while studying and working.


With computers, specific kinds of equipment, machinery, etc. Software packages (SPSS, PPT, Word Excel), common sense, task-orientated, progressive, specific, office skills, keyboard skills.

Career Summary

• Dates (from – to):  NOV. 1st,2014 – Present
• Name and address of employer:  World Bank Kosovo

• Type of business or sector: Financial Institution

• Occupation or position held:  Legal Aid

• Main activities and responsibilities I am working as a Legal Aid in the RECAP project which is being implemented by the World Bank in cooperation with Kosovo Cadastral Agency.

JUN. 19th 2012 TO OCT 29th ,2014
Sep. 2012-Present

Institute of Criminology and Criminal Justice (ICCJ), Miss Edit Durham Blvd H.1 #4, Prishtina,10.000, Republic of Kosovo, Research Institute

Deputy Director

Serving as strategic thinking partner to Executive Director

Leading internal implementation and evaluation processes around new ideas and organizational strategies for the institute

Ensuring that Executive Director has full support to be public spokesperson and thought leader around ICCJ’s mission

Directly supervising Research Coordinators, Volunteer Manager & Program and Administration Coordinators

Leading performance evaluation process, working with staff to create regular reports on their areas of responsibility, and directing staff towards appropriate professional development opportunities.

Ensuring professional, strengths-based culture throughout ICCJ, including with staff, board and volunteers.

Providing coaching, strategic guidance and critical feedback to staff, with a practice of mentorship, respecting the skills, strengths, contributions and challenges of individual team members.

Collaborating with staff to cultivate, develop and mobilize the ICCJ’s network – stakeholders, volunteers, donors, Fellows, in the process of research.

Working with Executive Director and staff to report on organizational achievements and challenges to the Board of Directors

Analyzing subjects that need research attention in the field of Criminology and Criminal Justice in Kosovo

OCT. 1ST 2012 TO OCT. 28TH ,2013

ISPE COLLEGE, Rr. Adrian Krasniqi, nr.9, Prishtinë 10000, Republika e Kosovës

University College

Lecturer ( Criminology, Research methods, Crime policy)

Teaching at undergraduate level in area allocated by the Head of Department and reviewed from time to time by the Head of Department.

Supervising and assisting with the supervision of undergraduate on their research project and portfolios

Contributing the development, planning and implementing of high quality curriculum.

Assisting in the development of learning materials, preparing schemes of work and maintaining records to monitor student’s progress, achievement and attendance.

Participating in department and faculty seminars aimed at sharing research outcomes and building interdisciplinary collaboration within and outside the department.

Participating in the development, administration and marking of exams and other assessments

Maintaining own professional development.

Actively following and promoting ISPE polices including Equal Opportunity rights.

JAN. 2011 TO AUG. 2012

Portland, OR 97214, USA

Police Department


Investigation, working with victims and helping identify particular individuals involved with Human Trafficking in the region of Northwest (USA)

Writing reports, searching data, web and other clues that could help in different cases.

Gathering data and reporting to the regional office.

Sep. 2009 to Aug 2012

Federal Bureau of Prisons-Northwest Regional Re-entry Center, 6000 NE 80th Avenue,, Portland, OR 97218, USA

Federal Re-Entry Center

Case Manger

Working with high risk offenders

Motivation interviewing

Acknowledging their grief

Reading their PSI and working with the data found in those files

Assessing criminal thinking and other criminal behaviors.

Writing detailed incident reports, termination reports

Establishing Individual programming regarding their addiction, writing case notes

Helping inmates establish family ties (with their spouse, children) also working with Department of Human Services) to arrange visits for children whose parents were incarcerated and they were in state custody.

Working with different federal agencies

Gathering data from inmates involved in human trafficking and other gang groups, analyzing gang signs, colors and tattoos and reporting to the Federal Bureau of Prison and other local authorities