Omar A. Espinosa Resume
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Location: Los Angeles, CA, USA
School: University Of California Santa Cruz
Field of Study: Literature

Omar A. Espinosa Resume

Omar Alejandro Espinosa ​------------ ​|​ ------------

EXPERIENCE

Peer Academic Advisor October 2018- June 2020
UC Santa Cruz, CA
● Advise students on academic matters such as enrollment, graduation requirements, class scheduling, etc.
● Refer students to appropriate resources on campus
● Develop outreach programs
● Help maintain paper records
● Ensure that students feel welcome and that their needs are met

Residential Advisor
UC Santa Cruz CA
May 2019- June 2020
● Maintain privacy and objectivity when working with students
● Demonstrate competency around aspects of identity and difference
● Provide conflict mediation, peer counseling, and encourage responsible behavior
● Maintain privacy and objectivity when working with students
● Assist with office coverage when necessary
● Assist with student staff selection

College Assistant August 2016-September 2018
Pasadena City College Career Center, Pasadena CA.
● Assisted students through the administrative processes such as: admission, financial aid, transfer, and other student services
● Serviced the information window and answered any questions that students have
● Helped organize and set up for events on campus such as: career panels, safe zone events,
and most importantly the annual career fair
● Helped students to the best of my ability with any challenges they faced

Jam Leader August 2018
Pasadena City College Pathways Summer Jam, Pasadena CA.
● Led a classroom of incoming Freshman through the Summer Jam curriculum
● Explained and unpacked complex themes such as financial literacy, academic honesty,
and the importance of career/major exploration
● Encouraged and led fruitful discussions in the classroom in order to enhance learning
● Motivated the class to work diligently in order to accomplish the days task
● Empathized and comforted students who were worried about the challenges of college
● Worked closely and effectively with my fellow Jam Leaders
● Solved problems that arose in a quick and efficient manner
● Created a welcoming and inclusive environment in the classroom

La Amapola February 2016- August 2016 South Central LA
● Receive payment by cash, check, credit cards, vouchers, or automatic debits.
● Answer customers' questions, and provide information on procedures or policies.
● Greet customers entering establishments.
● Stocked shelves around the store
● Ensured closing cleaning procedures were completed

SKILLS AND QUALIFICATIONS
● Vast experience working with students
● Bilingual; fluent in both English and Spanish
● Excellent customer service skills
● Incredible patience and ability to diffuse troubling situations
● Work great with others in a collaborative environment
● Excellent communication skills both written and verbal
● Motivated to help anyone in need
● Experience with windows/mac interface and programs
● Excellent problem solving skills
● Excellent active listener
● Eager and quick Learner

EDUCATION
Bachelors of Arts in ​Literature ​ Minor in​ Education
UC Santa Cruz | Santa Cruz, California
​GPA:3​.6/​4.0
Associate of Art in ​English Literature Pasadena City College | Pasadena ,California GPA:3​.2/​4.0
​June 2020 June 2018