DR. JENNIFER LYNN WAGNER

Experience



Assistant Editor
, 2014 – presentJournal of New Zealand and Pacific Studies
Journal of New Zealand and Pacific Studies
▪ Proofread and fact-check text of all manuscripts approved for publication, including bibliographies
▪ Coordinate collection of publishing agreement forms with authors to ensure deadlines are met
▪ Aid director of New Zealand Studies Association with editing and research projects

Social Media Manager & Content Writer, 2006 – present
www.ielanguages.com
▪ Author of language learning tutorials, interactive online exercises made with Hot Potatoes, and educational videos created with Camtasia, Snagit, and Audacity
▪ Manage Twitter, Facebook, Google+, Instagram, Tumblr, Pinterest, Youtube, and Udemy accounts as well as mailing list with Mailchimp
▪ Maintain Wordpress blog and optimize HTML & CSS code via Bootstrap framework

Contract Editor, 2015 – 2016
Linguee.com English-French dictionary
▪ Evaluated English-French sentence pairs for mistakes in translation, spelling, and grammar
▪ Translated given sample sentences from English into French
▪ Created sample sentences in French illustrating proper use of given word

Linguistics Instructor, 2014 – 2015
University of South Australia, Australia
▪ Taught Introduction to Language & Communication and Intercultural Communication
▪ Led group discussions on linguistic topics and solving morpho-phonogical problem sets
▪ Facilitated online course for rural students

PhD Student Representative, 2013 – 2015
University of South Australia, Australia
▪ Advised domestic and international students on academic policies and available support services
▪ Helped plan academic success and professional development workshops for 120 students
▪ Served on committee dedicated to improving relationships among students, faculty, and staff

French Instructor, 2012 – 2015
University of South Australia, Australia
▪ Taught first and second year French courses for undergraduates
▪ Developed oral comprehension exercises to use with Sony Virtuoso language laboratory
▪ Created speaking activities and vocabulary games for large groups

Language Laboratory Facilitator, 2012 – 2015
University of South Australia, Australia
▪ Developed instructor-led and e-learning activities for language laboratory
▪ Directed workshops for staff and students on features of multimedia laboratory
▪ Encouraged rural and first generation students to pursue undergraduate degrees

Author, 2011 – 2012
Dover Publications, USA
▪ Published two books for learners of French in advance of contract deadlines
▪ Revised French phrase book by adding modern vocabulary and cultural information
▪ Translated sixteen French short stories into American English

English Instructor, 2008 – 2010
Université de Savoie, France
▪ Taught Language and Communication courses using IDMNet laboratory system
▪ Collaborated with professors to improve language lessons by incorporating audio-visual resources
▪ Trained and supervised laboratory monitors for first and second year English phonetics courses using Digilab recording system

English Language Assistant, 2006 – 2008
Lycée Baudelaire, France
▪ Coached secondary school students to increase English conversation skills
▪ Provided instruction in American culture, history, and pronunciation
▪ Supported students from diverse socio-economic and cultural backgrounds

English Instructor & Graduate Assistant, 2005 - 2006
Oakland University, USA
▪ Acted as substitute lecturer and individual tutor for introductory linguistics courses
▪ Coached recently arrived international students on adjusting to American university life
▪ Aided administrative assistant with duties regarding providing information to students

Teaching Assistant, 2004 – 2006
University of Michigan-Flint, USA
▪ Assisted in the course Seminar in Writing Center Theory & Practice
▪ Trained and mentored over 40 new student tutors for individual and group tutoring sessions
▪ Visited local high schools to encourage development of Writing Centers at secondary schools

Writing Center Tutor , 2003 – 2006
University of Michigan-Flint, USA
▪ Tutored undergraduate and graduate students in academic, professional, and creative writing
▪ Prepared assignments for developmental writing students each semester
▪ Facilitated weekly discussions on principles of writing

Student Success Center Tutor, 2003 – 2004
University of Michigan-Flint, USA
▪ Tutored undergraduate students in linguistics, French, and German courses
▪ Helped students to develop more effective study and organizational skills
▪ Accommodated students with learning disabilities by creating a variety of activities