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Theresa Maynard

Résumé

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Professional Experience

Adaptive Semantics, Inc. New York, NY - contractual basis

  • Contractual services - Document classification/categorization for JuLiA
  • JuLiA is an online community moderation and content discovery system that recognizes “abusiveness” and other semantic categories in English-language text and takes automated action based upon a percentage score

Northern Illinois University, DeKalb, IL 2001-present

Procurement Officer III - Office of Procurement Services, 2004-present

  • Sole source documentation, proposal preparation, contract coordination
  • Contracts, bids, proposals
  • Chemical, biological, scientific instrumentation purchasing
  • Athletic teams, visiting faculty, student outreach travel contracts and procurement
  • Expedite a solution to any problem with anything bought on any purchase order by any buyer for any dept at NIU

Account Technician - Department of Accounts Payable, 2001-2004

  • Foods Purchasing accounts payable
  • NIU Foundation accounts payable

Professional Societies and Certifications

  • Accredited Purchasing Practicioner (A.P.P.)
  • Institute of Supply Management
  • Society for Technical Communication

Hiawatha Schools, Kirkland, IL 1999-2001

  • Certified Teacher Aide - 6th grade classroom
  • Certified Teacher Aide - 1st grade reading aide
  • Certified Teacher Aide - school libraries

Education

Northern Illinois University, DeKalb, IL

Master of Arts, Rhetoric and Professional Writing, in progress

  • Graduate Certificate in Technical Writing, 2012
  • Professional Writing Institute
  • Writing for Electronic Media

Bachelor of Arts, English, 2007

  • Topics in Technical Writing
  • Language and Linguistics
  • Advanced Essay Composition, Honors Class
  • Fundamentals of English Grammar
  • Literary Classics, Honors Class
  • American Literature 1960 to present
  • American Literature 1920-1960, Honors Class
  • American Literature 1860-1920
  • Restoration and 18th Century English Literature
  • Non-Western Third World Literature
  • Shakespeare
  • Spanish I, II,III, IV

Honor Societies

  • Sigma Tau Delta International English Honor Society, Xi Delta Chapter
  • Golden Key International Honour Society

Kishwaukee Community College, Malta, IL

Associate of Arts, summa cum laude

  • Rhetoric and Composition I, II
  • Contemporary Moral Issues
  • Ethics
  • Human Development
  • Intro to Visual Arts
  • Intro to Psychology
  • Intro to Sociology
  • Physics

Honor Societies and Training Certifications

  • Phi Theta Kappa International Scholastic Order of the Two Year College
  • Literacy Tutor Certification

Oklahoma State University

  • Financial Accounting
  • Managerial Accounting
  • Intermediate Accounting
  • Federal Income Tax Accounting
  • Business Law
  • Written Communications
  • Oral Communications

Community Service

American Youth Soccer Organization (AYSO) Volunteer, 1993-2009

  • Executive Board Member - Treasurer, 2007-2009
  • Executive Board Member - Secretary, 1999-2007
  • General Board Member, 1995-1999
  • Division Commissioner, 1996-2009
  • Coach, 1993-2007

Hiawatha Schools Volunteer, 1993-2001

  • Parent Teacher Organization (PTO) Board Member, 1995-2001
  • SCRIP Program Manager
  • Catalogued library holdings onto CD's for uploading into NILS database, 1999
  • Classroom volunteer, copy machine "queen", playground/lunchroom volunteer

Volunteer Literacy Tutor

  • Hope Haven, through Kishwaukee Community College, 2002

Nuyaka, Oklahoma Riding Club Representative

  • Nuyaka Riding Club Princess

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