Jessa Vivian Leigh Dawson
101 Soquel Ave #417 Santa Cruz, CA 95060
Bachelor of Arts graduate of a highly ranked research university with several years of experience in the hospitality industry, and several years of volunteer work involving organization of spaces and events, with the well-being of others in mind. Academic experience with psychological research and making sense of data. Sensitive to detail and the needs of others. Able to apply different skills from prior work experiences into any environment. Creatively-inclined and looking to gain new knowledge and skills before pursuing graduate school.
General Staff, Fillenwarth Beach; Arnold’s Park, IA — 2017-2019
Interpersonal leadership through allocating and keeping track of tasks among co- workers, upheld resort policy, made quick decisions regarding what tasks to take on, was a customer service associate, was resourceful and thought outside of the box as needed, up-kept guests’ rooms and resort property, helped run resort events, served guests as bartender, managed guests as security.
Assistant Inspector, RentMSU; Mankato, MN — 2014-2016
Inspected property rentals post-residency, provided light maintenance on and cleaned rentals, handled issues regarding previous tenants, and used discretion in order to make decisions on damage in rentals.
Volunteer, Estherville Public Library; Estherville, IA — 2014-2016
Supervised and directed youth events and activities, organized library content (books, toys, documents), and maintained up-keep of the library.
University of California, Santa Cruz; Santa Cruz, CA — Bachelor of Arts, September 2016 to June 2020
End Cumulative GPA: 3.75
Member of Phi Betta Kappa Honor Society - June 2020 to present
Illustrator and Editor of Fruitcake Magazine - September 2020 to June 2020
Member of Psi Chi Honor Society - May 2019 to present
Microsoft Office Suite, Apple Office Suite, Google Drive Suite, Adobe Creative Cloud, Type 65 WPM, Qualitative and Quantitative Research, Interpersonal Leadership, Organization of Spaces and Work, Task Delegation, Adaptability and Flexibility, Collaborative Work