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Dr. Shawntia Key

Dr. Key has expertise in strategic planning, program development, student advising, curriculum design, and intercultural competency. She has a demonstrated record of cultural awareness and respect towards cultural differences and diverse perspectives and experiences.

Work

2020 - Current
Course Instructure • University of California Extension
  • Micro MBA: Culture and Diversity (module): designed for those who desire an understanding of the key fundamentals of business and the current strategic issues, challenges, and opportunities companies face in today’s evolving global environment.
  • U.S. Society and Cultural Studies (course): a Japanese-US bridge program to engage students with issues of diversity, multiculturalism, and cultural identity in the United States.
  • Understanding Self and Relationship-Building to Enact Change Across Cultures (course): prepares students to self-reflect on their privilege and experiences to be informed and active change agents within their communities and globally.
2018 - 2020
Director, Global Programs • Global Experiences Inc

Developed, implemented, and managed the Global Programs unit, including designing and training emergency response, contracts and agreements, business development and partnerships, hiring and training, supervising international and domestic teams, management of proposals for operating and opening new global destinations, while maintaining a high-ranking program and staff satisfaction.

2016 - 2018
Associate Director, Internationalization • NAFSA

Led professional development efforts with and for university and affiliated senior administrators and international officers (SIOs) seeking to develop and distribute comprehensive internationalization on their campus. The position included the facilitation of organizational strategic goals, program evaluation reports, budget and reconciliation of services, membership elections for national and regional divisions, marketing and content designer, and the management for the NAFSA annual and regional conferences, the yearly Washing Leadership Meeting, AACTE and NAFSA Conference, and AIEA conference.

2012 - 2016
International Programming Coordinator and Advisor • University of Pittsburgh

Designed and managed the undergraduate programming and orientation for international students within the Division of Student Affairs. Role included hiring, training, and mentoring student leaders (domestic and international) in intercultural communication and competency through program development, group facilitation, leadership exploration, contract agreements, program overseeing, student elections, and student government board facilitation with six cultural student organizations, and managing and allocating the yearly budget for student hiring, programming, and product development.

Skills &
Awards

Customer Service
5/5
Microsoft Office
5/5
Risk Management
4/5
SalesForce CRM
3/5
Virtual Engagement
5/5
Web Design
(Word Press and Weebly)
4/5
2020

Consultant • Intern Direct, LoPair Au Pair

2019

Best 2019 Internship Program
Community Choice Award • Go Overseas

 

Top Rated Organization & Program
Internship Programs • GoAbroad

Best 2019 Internship Program
Community Choice Award • Go Overseas

 

Top Rated Organization & Program
Internship Programs • GoAbroad

2018

Innovation Award • Global Experiences

2015

Outstanding Performer Award
 • University of Pittsburgh

2014

Advisor of the Year
Student Affairs • University of Pittsburgh

Experiences

Advising & Mentorship
Program Development
Cultural Sensitivity Training
Relationship Development
Senior Management
Student Services and Programming
(+ international students)

Education

April 2018
Doctorate, Higher Education Management • University of Pittsburgh
December 2011
Masters, International Education • Concordia University, Irvine
April 2009
Bachelors of Arts, International Studies • Hiram College