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DJ Hardwick

Student, University of Nebraska at Kearney
 

Phone:

(213) 935-0220
 

Email:

DJ@djhardwick.com 

Office Address:

SFT Rm. 142M

1013 W 27th Street

Kearney, NE 68849 

WORK EXPERIENCE
 
2020-2021

Student Coordinator

University of Nebraska at Kearney
Office of Student and Family Transitions

  • Train student orientation leaders, fostering a strong sense of community and responsibility.

  • Coordinate communication to first-year students including creation and dissemination of both printed and virtual materials.

  • Facilitate the integration of first-year students to the University community by coordinating major campus events designed to introduce first-year students to university traditions and create a foundation for developing community.

  • Work closely with campus partners to create an intentional, collaborative experience for first-year students.

Summer 2021- Fall 2021

Affiliate Relations Intern

Future Business Leaders of America - Phi Beta Lambda National Center​

  • Collaborate with Office of the President & CEO, Membership, Communications, and Marketing Departments to support the implementation of state affiliate agreements.

  • Assist Executive Assistant with assisting states in areas they need compliance assistance and create a procedures document for each agreement term, and how states can be assisted to comply.

  • Prepare communications materials including but not limited to emails, training, PowerPoints, community posts, and fact sheets.

  • Identify areas of improvement or inefficiencies and make recommendations.

Summer 2021

New Student Enrollment Leader

University of Nebraska at Kearney Admissions​

  • Serve as a positive role model for new students and their families.

  • Assist with the organization, preparation, implementation, and evaluation of New Student Orientation programs.

  • Initiate and maintain positive and professional communications to prospective students and their families through social media, email, and phone calls.

  • Acquaint new students with campus services, activities, facilities, and campus rules and regulations.

2020-2022

Resident Assistant

University of Nebraska at Kearney Residence Life

  • Manage a university residence hall floor of 48 ethnically diverse undergraduate students.

  • Run monthly floor meetings and conduct frequent room drop-ins to discuss events, developments, and concerns to ensure that students are kept up-to-date on all pertinent information.

  • Work in Residence Life office for 10 to 15 hours per week performing duties such as responding to student and staff questions, answering telephones, and operating computers and various office equipment.

  • Enforce University and Residence Life rules and regulations resulting in a safe, orderly and enjoyable living environment.

EDUCATION
 
2018-2022

Bachelor's Degree

University of Nebraska at Kearney

Undergraduate

Major: Bachelor of General Studies

Graduate
Major: Higher Education Student Affairs

Future Plans: Obtain a Master's Degree in Higher Education Student Affairs and continue impacting students with intentional, diverse, and inclusive programs.

LEADERSHIP POSITIONS
 
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Mountain Plains Regional Vice President
2019-2020
Nebraska State President
2017-2018, 2020-2021
Nebraska State Vice President of Membership
2019-2020
National Leadership Conference Intern
2018, 2019
UNK Chapter Vice President
2019, 2020
First Generation Executive Leadership Board Member
2019-2021
Student Court Chief Justice
2019-2022
College of Business and Technology Student Ambassador
2020-2022
Mantor Hall Renovation Project Coordinator
2019
Board of Trustees Member
2014-2021
SKILLS
 

Microsoft Office Specialist - Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook, Word

Nebraska State Notary Public

Google Certified Educator - Level 1

OSHA General Industry Certification

World Health Organization
COVID-19: Detection, Prevention, Response, and Control Certification

Communication

Team Leadership

Problem-solving

Time Management

Adaptability

FEATURED CONTENT
 
FBLA-PBL Farewell | 59:10
"Hope is in tomorrow, but reality is now"
Bringing Life to CTE through CTSOs | 1:20
"Developing students into career-minded youth leaders through CTSOs"