Jeffrey M. Fazio, M.Ed. 

 

 

 

Employment History

 


 
Student Engagement and
     Professional Standards Specialist 

Ross University School of Veterinary Medicine, Basseterre, St. Kitts

• Provide leadership and management of interpretation, investigation, and administration of the Student Code of Conduct and other policies and procedures related to student behavior.

• Serve as the Complaints Administrator for alleged violations of the Student Code of Conduct.

• Serve on the Behavioral Assessment and Support Team.

• Supports the Director of the Student Experience in the creation and delivery of initiatives to foster student engagement.

• Provide project management skills in relation to the planning and implementation of Student Experience departmental
goals, objectives and strategic plans.

• Act as a member of the Student Experience leadership team, coordinating cross departmental activities.

• Promote the student experience through a variety of leadership and involvement opportunities, appropriate to student and institutional needs and mission.

• Ensure a variety of student activities to build community, develop students, and enrich the RUSVM experience for all
students.

• Collaborates with the student government (SCAVMA) to identify areas of improvement and partner with other student experience colleagues to address these areas.

• Develop programs and initiatives to ensure the student voice is being heard and prepare adequate communication to the RUSVM community to share improvements.

• Provide proactive outreach, programs, and services to educate the campus community regarding matters of student conduct.

• Provide education initiatives to student groups on topics such as ethics, sexual misconduct, gender violence, campus
policies and student conduct.

• Provide updates to the Student Handbook where appropriate.

• Participate in appropriate staff development opportunities and serve on campus, community, and professional association committees.

 
Feb. 2016 to Present

 
Director of Student Life, Multicultural Programs
     and Student Conduct

HACC, Central Pennsylvania's Community College, Harrisburg, PA

• Directed the Office of Student Life and appropriate budgets.

• Adjudicated Student Conduct cases and addressed violations of the Student Code of Conduct.

• Chaired the campus Behavioral Intervention Team (BIT)

• Managed the Cooper Student Center inclusive of student offices, public spaces and meeting rooms.

• Oversaw the new student registration and orientation process

• Hired, trained and supervised professional and paraprofessional staff in assigned areas.

• Supervised 15 student workers.

• Coordinated all aspects of student activities including managing department budget and activity budget.

• Facilitated the recognition, requirements and training of student clubs, organizations and advisors.

• Developed and implemented leadership experiences for students through activities, events, and conferences.

 
Aug. 2011 to June 2015

 
Auditor—Special Contract  
Community College of Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA

• Contracted to do an external review of the Office of Student Life

• Audit based on recognized CAS standards

• Interviewed various constituencies (students, faculty, staff and administration)

 
Sept. 2012 to May 2013

 
Assistant Director of Student Affairs 
Penn State Schuylkill, Schuylkill Haven, PA

• Coordinated all aspects of student activities including managing a $45,000 department budget and a $55,000 activity budget.

• Supervise three employees and a graduate intern.
Share supervision of three other employees.

• Planned and implemented a variety of special campus events (Orientation, Parent’s and Family Weekend, etc.).

• Re-established a Cultural Events Series and embraced the local community through these events.

• Adjudicate Judicial Affairs cases and addresses violations of the Student Code of Conduct.

• Advised the Student Programming Board and the SGA.

• Responsible for producing departmental publications (activity calendars, student handbook, etc.).

• Supported public relations efforts by writing articles for the local newspaper and community newsletter about the positive contributions Penn State has made to the region.

• Assisted in the creation of an action plan for campus based on the teaching theme "Diversity within Community" while simultaneously addressing the Penn State Principles.

• Serve on several campus-wide committees and represent the university in various community groups.

 
May 2009 to Aug. 2011

 

Student Activities Coordinator
Penn State Berks, Reading, PA

• Coordinated all aspects of student activities including managing the $175,000 budget.

• Fulfilled duties as both a Judicial Officer and Judicial Advisor.

• Secured over $15,000 through Student Activity Fee requests for special projects for campus.

• Collaborated with multiple departments to fund and organize a community service trip to Neyri, Kenya.

• Assisted in special programs (i.e. Orientation, Parent’s and Family Weekend).

• Advised several campus clubs (SGA, CAB, Circle K, Chess, and Billiards).

• Managed all aspects of game room operation, including a staff of eight.

• Completed all necessary tasks as the Community Service Liaison.

• Served on a variety of campus-wide committees.

 
Jul. 2007 to Apr. 2009

 
Graduate Intern, Campus Life
Penn State Berks, Reading, PA

• Aided in the complete operation (light, sound, etc.) of various venues that included lecturers, musicians and various other performance artists.

• Designed flyers and other promotional items for a variety of campus events.

• Managed the reorganization efforts of the student activities handbook. This is a collaborative process between the students and staff.

• Participated in the official judging process for determining which entertainers will present at a regional NACA conference. Judging was done by student and staff representatives from a several universities.

 

Jan. 2007 to May 2007

Concurrent to employment
at the Reading Eagle


 

Graduate Intern, Residence Life
Penn State Berks, Reading, PA

• Directed the redesign of the Residence Life programming model which included researching the programming models from more than a dozen universities and conducting meetings with resident assistants and the professional staff.

• Provided counseling services to a student through several one-on-one sessions.

• Participated in weekly staff meetings and covered weekend on-call hours.

• Helped develop new Angel groups (electronic message board) .

• Aided in student interviews about campus incidents.

• Participated in meetings with student’s parents with the professional staff.

 

Aug. 2006 to Dec. 2006

Concurrent to employment
at the Reading Eagle


 
Graphic Designer, Photographer and Writer
Reading Eagle Company, Reading, PA.  

• Designed weekly sections and various special sections of the newspaper through creative uses of Quark Express, Adobe Photoshop and Adobe Illustrator.

• Supplied majority of the photography for the department, including: weekly feature stories, special sections, posters, ads and other promotional concepts.

• Wrote a monthly column for DriveTime and several feature articles.

• Created various posters, handouts, stuffers, collectible cards, advertisements and rack cards.

• Made improvements to productivity, quality of product, work flow and archival organization.       

 
Nov. 1999 to Jun. 2007

 

Graduate Assistant
Educational Outreach and Retention Programs

Kutztown University, Kutztown, PA      

• Coordinated media relations for the Educational Outreach and Retention Center.

• Produced a variety of publications and advertisements for E.O.R.P and created an image archive.

• Chaperoned and photographed a variety of field trips and various other events.

• Conducted interviews with senior campus administrators, faculty and students

• Worked with students on a variety of assignments
 

 
Aug. 2003 to Dec. 2004

Concurrent to employment
at the Reading Eagle

 

Graduate Intern: Upward Bound Program
Kutztown University, Kutztown, PA      

•  Presented various topics to the students

•  Aided in various administrative tasks.

•  Worked with students in small groups and one-on-one.

•  Chaperoned field trips to Virginia Tech, Wallops Island and New York City.

 
Jan. 2003 to May. 2003

Concurrent to employment
at the Reading Eagle

 

Owner/Driver
Jekyl Hyde Racing, Cressona, PA      

• Built a 600-hp, street-legal race car that was competitive in hillclimb racing, road racing, and drag racing.

•  Ascertained sponsorship for racing from various regional and national companies ($4–$7K/year)

•  Performed all aspects of parts sales ($4–$7K/year) and managed the racing budget ($20+K/year)

•  Drove the race car in an assortment of competitions (24 wins in 41 starts, 2 championships, 5 records)

•  Choreographed the efforts of an array of contractors in the building, modifying and customizing of the car.

•  Supervised the efforts of 8-10 volunteers and sustain the tow vehicle, trailer and other equipment.

•  Designed and maintained the Jekyl Hyde Racing Web site.

 

 
Jan. 2004 to Nov. 2007

Concurrent to employment
at the Reading Eagle