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JASON ROBERT NOVAK
jrobertnovak@gmail.com

OBJECTIVE: To obtain part-time or full-time employment as a writer, editor, or proofreader.

EDUCATION:
Bachelor of Arts, August 2004
Kent State University, Canton, Ohio
Major: English

SIGNIFICANT COURSEWORK:
Advanced Fiction Writing, Scriptwriting, Tutoring Writing, Intro to Technical Writing, Fundamentals of English Grammar

COMPUTER SKILLS:
Corel WordPerfect, Microsoft Word, PowerPoint, Openoffice.org, and Adobe Photoshop

RELATED EXPERIENCE:
Writing Tutor/Writing Assistant, Writing Center, Stark State College of Technology, Canton, Ohio
September 2004 – present
 

  • Tutor students in writing, grammar and reading comprehension
  • Act as temporary coordinator in coordinator’s absence
  • Create tutorial pamphlets for students on various grammar topics, such as verb tense and transitions
  • Design flyers to advertise Writing Center services
  • Present Writing Center informational orientations to English classes of 20 or more students
  • Help ESL students get a better understanding of English
  • Aid students in creating resumes and cover letters, and conduct mock interviews

 

Selection Committee Coordinator, Writing Center Review, Volume 9, Kent State University
Spring 2004
 

  • Worked along with faculty to select student writings for publication, based on academic merit
  • Facilitated dialogue amongst selection committee members
  • Wrote introductions for all writings selected by each committee

 

Writing Tutor, Writing Center, Kent State University --Stark Campus, Canton, Ohio
September 2003 – May 2004
 

  • Tutored students in writing, grammar and reading comprehension
  • Helped ESL students get a better understanding of English
  • Aided students in creating resumes and cover letters, and conducted mock interviews

 

OTHER WORK EXPERIENCE:
Shift Supervisor, Blockbuster Video, Canton, Ohio
April 1997 – January 2005
 

  • Supervised personnel
  • Handled cash and counted tills
  • Upheld high standard of customer service
  • Managed inventory

 

ACTIVITIES:
 

  • Created and self-published several comic books and mini-comics (1991-1994)
  • Marketed comic books to local comic book stores (1992-1994)
  • Wrote copy for advertisement flyers for the comics (1993)
  • Attended comic conventions as a dealer and as a guest celebrity (1992-1994)
  • Co-edited Local Color, an on-line magazine (2007)

 

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