Rashi Jain, Ph.D.
PROGRAM MANAGEMENT & COORDINATION EXPERIENCES
Assistant Director, Office of International Initiatives, College of Education, UMCP July 2013 – July 2015
Responsibilities include managing and implementing specific research and development projects, special initiatives, supervising graduate assistants and interns, managing and monitoring budget, and compiling and editing print newsletter.
Graduate Coordinator, Office of International Initiatives, College of Education, UMCP July 2012 – June 2013
Coordinated the international Distinguished Fulbright Awards in Teaching Program, and assisted with other initiatives supported by the office, as well as with office management.
Program Assistant, Second Language Education & Culture, College of Education, UMCP 2010 – 2011
Assisted the TESOL program coordinator with administrative tasks: managing official communications, updating electronic assessment system, proctoring comprehensive examinations, and assisting with admissions.
Graduate Assistant, Undergraduate Studies, Robert H. Smith School of Business, UMCP 2005 – 2007
Assisted with the undergraduate program management and advising; worked as a front-line contact person, supervising student assistants, maintaining student records, and assisting with commencement ceremonies.
EDITORIAL & ENGLISH CONTENT CREATION EXPERIENCES
Newsletter Editor, NNEST Interest Section, TESOL, Inc. Mar. 2010 – Mar. 2012
Provided leadership by publishing issues of the NNEST Newsletter and publicizing the work of the IS.
Editorial Assistant, NNEST Interest Section, TESOL, Inc. Mar. 2009 – Mar. 2010
Assisted the newsletter editor with issue compilation tasks, including vetting, editing, and reviewing submissions.
Graduate Assistant, Office of International Initiatives, College of Education, UMCP AY 2008-2009
Responsibilities included designing and editing the newsletter, writing up events and receptions, and collecting and analyzing data pertinent to international student enrollment in the College.
Freelance Cruciverbalist, Newslink Services Ltd., New Delhi, India June 2003 – July 2004
Created electronic English-language crosswords and word jumbles as a freelancer.
Assistant Editor, Encyclopedia Britannica India (Pvt.) Ltd. May 2000 – May 2003
Responsibilities included creative and analytical writing, editing, and proofreading of English content for educational digital and print media.