Shanon S.

  • Joined February 2017

Experience: Project Manager, IT Manager, English Teacher, Office Manager, and Administrative Assistant Education: MBA, M.Ed, B.A., A.A.

  • Austin, TX, United States
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Shanon S.
Austin, TX, United States

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Experience

Summary

I have been an educator in public high school for 17 years, teaching English and serving as Instructional Technology Specialist. Through earning my MBA, I am refocusing my career toward project management and event coordination.

Work history

Project Manager / Operations Manager
King Saint Germain is a boutique marketing and management agency. I provide project management and overall operations management. Within the scope of my work, I edit all content, build websites, coordinate team members, tasks, timelines, communications
Project Manager
I provide contract project management for program events, including managing run of show, front & back of house, vendor coordination, travel accommodations and itinerary, marketing, printing, hosting, writing/editing all documentation and communications
Austin ISD
Program Technologist
•Manage and maintain 500 iPads and 200 laptops across 3 urban high school campuses; mobile device management for 500 iPads at two locations for student use; coordinate with vendor project managers and developers for efficient deployment and delivery
Austin ISD
High School English Teacher
Instruction & Assessment: taught English Language Arts / Government / Economics | evaluated student progress Technology|Curriculum Integration: utilized technology to enhance required curriculum | facilitated student success Staff Development Design

Availability

Not seeking work

Available

  • Available during business hours, evenings, and weekends

Commitment

  • Can work 10hrs per week
  • Can commit to 1+ years

Interests

Industries I love

Advertising & Marketing Education Entertainment Events PR & Communications Tech

What I read

Wired, Rolling Stone, Mother Jones, THE Journal, Tribeza, Austin Chronicle, etc.

Side projects

R&B Challenge - a local "American Idol" type competition that showcases R&B, Soul, Funk, and Gospel artists. I provided admin support and project management, including all communications. Urban Music Fest - operations management for major music festival

Ideal team

I am the pragmatic, logistic type yet I love working with artists, performers, and creatives. I prefer a holacratic management style rather than traditional bureaucratic hierarchy. I am a self-starter, finisher, and communicator. Small functional teams