Kiara Marques Resume
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Location: New York, NY, USA
School: Fordham University
Major: Communications

Kiara Marques Resume

EDUCATION
Fordham University Bronx, NY
Bachelor of Arts Major: Communications and Culture Minor: Marketing August 2018 - May 2022
GPA: 3.5

Union County Academy for Allied Health Sciences Scotch Plains, NJ
QPA: 92.2 September 2014 – June 2018

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE
Fordham University Walsh Library Bronx, NY
Circulation & Reserves/Librarian Assistant August 2018 - Present
Manage resource sharing requests from patrons and other libraries
Coordinate borrowing of the library collections and organize inventory of books

Vila Verde Restaurant Wayne, NJ
Hostess June 2017 – August 2018
Trained three new employees how to thrive in a fast-paced work environment and handle stressful situations
Developed excellent service and management skills
Gained skillful experience in public relations and cash handling/reconciliation
Built relationships with regular customers and maintained the restaurant’s high customer service standards

Dairy Queen Cranford, NJ
Crew Member November 2016 – June 2017
Communicated clearly and positively with co-workers to prepare customer orders and address customer concerns
Dealt with customers, received orders, and processed payments in a fast-paced work environment
Effectively managed inventory such as equipment and ingredients

LEADERSHIP EXPERIENCE
Treasurer of the Fordham University Women’s Rugby Team 2019 – Present
Oversee team budget of $5,000 and collaborate with fundraising coordinator to acquire funds for team expenses
Responsible for all cash management and ensure game officials/coaches are compensated for services
Provide detailed and transparent bookkeeping of all team transactions

General Board Treasurer of the Fordham University Residence Hall Association 2018 – Present
Manage an annual budget of $1,700 for programs throughout the year and collaborate with other board members to plan programs
Lead fundraising efforts to collect donations for the Be Positive Foundation
Co-plan Fordham Dance Marathon, our organization’s largest event of the year

Co-President of Student’s Movement Against Cancer 2017 – 2018
Collaborated with co-presidents to plan Relay For Life, raising over $210,000 to become the nation’s #1 high school in funds raised
Lead fundraising efforts to collect donations for the American Cancer Society
Lead planning committees and allocated responsibilities to committee members
Trained Junior co-chairs to prepare them for the Presidency position they assumed the next year

Vice-President of Student Council 2014 – 2018
Worked with other council members to plan activities to improve school spirit and student life on campus
Contributed ideas to raise funds for events such as prom, graduation, and class trips
Received ideas from the student body and implemented them in council meetings and class events

Captain of the Elizabeth High School Swim Team 2017 – 2018
Effectively communicated with a diverse team of athletes, coaches, and game officials
Acted as a positive role model for all teammates by exhibiting a strong work ethic and emphasizing teamwork

Catechist Teaching Assistant 2013 – 2018
Collaborated with lead teacher in supervising fourth-grade students and imparting lessons
Implemented a variety of teaching lessons to improve students’ learning and development

SKILLS
Languages: Portuguese (Fluent), Spanish (Fluent)
Skills: Proficient in social media sites such as Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram. Excellent verbal and written communicator, adaptable, able to work under pressure, and manage time effectively. Strong interpersonal and problem-solving skills.
Interests: Music and live performances, Playing guitar, Singing, Drawing, Painting, Rugby, Traveling, Cooking and baking

marketing, music, communications