Lexi Brunk

Phone: (+1) 515-322-3968
Email: abrunkflickr@gmail.com
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ADMINISTRATIVE ASSISTANT

Upper Iowa University • Des Moines, IA
January 2020 – Present

  • Provide extensive administrative support for the Teacher Education program.
  • Collect and file (paper & electronic) documents relating to the program.
  • Assist in tracking requirements for reporting to State of Iowa Dept. of Education.
  • Distribute resources to all students and faculty in education.
  • Create methods of recording student, instructor and course requirements.
  • Build university courses, clinical experiences and student information reports with higher education technology suite, Jenzabar.
  • Collect and edit syllabi formatting to meet university standards.
  • Initiate student recruitment through various forms of outreach: phone calls, flyers and postcards, email and events.

ENGLISH TEACHER

English First • Guangzhou, China • 2019

  • Taught English to diverse groups of students, ages 3-15 years old, in Guangzhou, China in a classroom setting.
  • Built positive relationships with and between students in an educational setting to increase learning potential.
  • Created new curriculum, detailed lesson plans and differentiated learning materials for teaching English to students of all ages.
  • Monitored the learning progress of ~150 students at a time.
  • Distributed and graded course assignments, projects and assessments.

COMMUNITY OUTREACH VOLUNTEER

Central Uganda • 2018

  • Organized and hosted Info-Sessions about financial planning and organizational techniques for farmers and small business owners.
  • Supported the facilitation of a CSA (Community Savings Association).
  • Visited and spoke with local farms and community members.
  • Created learning materials and resources for students and families.
  • Taught English and life skills to elementary-level students.

PHOTOGRAPHY STUDIO ASSISTANT

School of Art & Art History • University of Iowa
2017 – 2018

  • Managed inventory and student access to photography labs.
  • Opened and closed studios for university students (key holder).
  • Monitored student activity in studio labs and use of equipment.
  • Gained comprehensive knowledge of digital printing, professional digital photography and video cameras, darkroom equipment, film processing and printing, and chemical mixing procedures.

EDUCATION

B.A. Studio Art — Conferred May 2018
University of Iowa – Iowa City, IA, USA
Dean’s List Honoree
Student Ambassador and Tour Guide

SKILLS

  • Creative Leadership
  • Teaching Art, English
  • Photography Film, Digital
  • Design Graphic, Web, Product, Apparel, Instructional
  • Communication Intl Relations, Customer Service
  • E-Commerce + Website Management
  • G Suite Business, Adobe Creative Suite, Microsoft Office, Apple iWork
  • Printmaking: screen-print, monotype, linocut, cyanotype, foil-imaging, image transfer, film 35 – 120mm development & printing

CERTIFICATIONS

  • First Aid, CPR & AED, Updated 2020
  • TEFL 120-hour certification, 2019 Non-expiring
  • TKT Young Learners Band 4, 2019 Non-expiring

PROJECTS & EVENTS

  • 2020 Campaign Designs for Iowa House of Representatives candidate, Jodi Grover
  • 2020 The Voyages on Etsy
  • 2020 Society6 Artist Society6
  • 2020 The Voyages Launched
  • 2018 Featured Artist University of Iowa
  • 2017 Featured Artist Public Space One Gallery
  • 2016 Featured Artist Iowa City Gallery Walk
  • 2014-2016 Photographer The Daily Iowan