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I would like to work in…

  • Youth / Student Ministry
  • Camp Ministry
  • Children's Ministry
  • Christian Education
  • Young Adult / College Ministry

I would like to work at a…

  • Lutheran (ELCA) church
  • Lutheran (Other) church
  • Non-denominational church
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Jodi Jabs's résumé

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Experience

I am a passionate person that wants to help young adults develop their relationship with Christ.

Education

BS- Elementary Education
MS- College Student Affairs
Ed.D.- Higher Education Administration

Skills

Passionate, energetic, quick learner, outgoing, experienced in event planning, advising, programming, and risk management.

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EDUCATION
Doctor of Education, Higher Education Concordia University, Portland, OR
Dissertation: The Perceived Impact of Chapter Size on the Sorority Member Experience
Master of Science, College Student Affairs Nova Southeastern University (NSU), Fort Lauderdale, FL
Emphasis in Conflict Analysis and Resolution
Bachelor of Science, Elementary Education University of Wisconsin (UW-RF), River Falls, WI
Minor in Speech Communications

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE
Director of Campus Engagement and Student Activities (CESA) June 2019- May 2020 High Point University (HPU), High Point, North Carolina
Leadership
• Supervise, train, and mentor student leaders within the Campus Activities Team (CAT), Student Government Association
(SGA) and student employees responsible for executing annual campus events and programs
• Develop, conduct, and communicate results from regular assessment of programs and services provided through CESA
• Supervises professional staff member along with student interns
• Develops and implements comprehensive programming model designed to engage both small niche groups and large sections of the student body
• Manages the HPU Connect (Campus Labs- Engage) portal for the HPU Community Programming
• Negotiate vendor contracts for campus event
• Responsible for producing semester engagement and activities calendar through HPU Connect
• Maintain and update the student engagement and activities website through Word Press
• Supervises Campus Activities Team events with focus on night and weekend activities along with the Assistant Director of CESA
• Plans and executes all Summer Advantage activities events while working closely with the Director of Summer Advantage • Advises and assists other offices and organizations in planning and organizing special events
• Responsible for programming annual fall and spring concert with a $250,000 budget.
• Create a concert committee for the Spring 2020 concert so students could learn how to program large scale events Budgeting
• Responsible for SGA requisition along with reimbursements for students and Office of Student Life staff
• Oversees SGA budget of over $500,000 along with the SGA Executive Council
• Prepares annual budget for academic year and Summer Advantage activities
• Plans and delivers student activities programs within the University’s budgetary requirements
• Responsible for a budget of close to 2 million dollars
Collaboration
• Teams up with the Assistant Director of CESA in planning and implementing Welcome Week process and weeklong
activities
• Works in partnership with Student Life, Athletics, Recreation and other departments to maximize financial efficiency with regards to activities programming and student turn out
• Collaborates with the Assistant Director of CESA in planning and implementing Welcome Week process and weeklong
activities
• Work closely with the business office to effective secure contracts with vendors

Director of Fraternity and Sorority Life July 2018-June 2019
Campbell University (CU), Buies Creek, North Carolina

Fraternity and Sorority Life
• Established a North-American Interfraternity Council affiliated Interfraternity Council (IFC)
Advised the Alpha Alpha Lambda chapter of Order of Omega to plan scholarship and recognition events
• Worked closely with Order of Omega headquarters to establish the Alpha Alpha Lambda chapter
• Chair of the Fraternity and Sorority Life Task Force with faculty and staff to continue to develop the FSL community
• Assisted in the planning and implementation of FSL Week
• Organized monthly Presidents’ Roundtable and monthly president one on one meetings
• Planned and implemented National Hazing Prevention Week along with the FSL programming board to educate the FSL community on hazing prevention strategies
• Advised the FSL Programming Board and helped implement programming for the fraternity and sorority life community
• Managed chapter portals on CreekSync (CU OrgSync) and the FSL portal to help provide consistency in submitting paperwork • Supervised fraternity and sorority life graduate assistant
• Assisted Panhellenic Council with recruitment to comply with National Panhellenic Council (NPC) and increase registration numbers
• Created FSL 101, a 6-week class for all new members of the fraternity and sorority life (FSL) community, to educate them on the expectations of the FSL community
Reporting
• Completed monthly reports on events happening in Fraternity and Sorority Life (FSL) for the Dean of Student Involvement
• Researched and developed a 1,3, and 5-year strategic plan from the fraternity and sorority life community
• Assessed and investigated risk management policies and violations to create a safer FSL community Collaboration
• Worked with campus partners on Sexual Assault Awareness week to help provide educational programming for the study body
• Collaborated with Counseling, Title IX, and Student Success to facilitate educational programs during FSL 101
• Worked closely with the Director of Student Activities to plan events for the Campbell student body
• Participated in the First-Generation Mentor/Mentee program through the Office of First Year Programs to provide support for a first- generation college student on a bi-weekly basis Leadership
• Developed and designed the first women’s leadership retreat for undergraduate women
• Programmed the annual executive leadership retreat for all chapter and council’s leadership to provide education to new leaders along with provide teamwork and goal setting activities

Collegiate Recruitment Coordinator July 2017-October 2017
Alpha Sigma Alpha (AΣA), Indianapolis, Indiana
• Assisted collegiate chapters with recruitment strategies and help address Panhellenic concerns
• Completed bi-monthly reports on recruitment and new member fees
• Worked with RFM specialists on recruitment for AΣA collegiate chapters
• Headquarter liaison for Region Panhellenic and Recruitment volunteers
• Worked with the Recruitment Resource Team to help create the recruitment resource guide

Director of Student Activities August 2014- July 2017
Lenoir-Rhyne University (LRU), Hickory, North Carolina
Fraternity Sorority Life
• Assisted in the assessment process of the Panhellenic Community with Dyad Strategies
• Managed the development, planning, and execution of Panhellenic recruitment to increase the number of sorority women
• Oversaw the planning of Interfraternity Council Recruitment to help increase the size of the fraternity community
• Chartered and advised the Psi Eta Chapter of Order of Omega to help promote scholarship and leadership in the community • Advised Panhellenic Council and Interfraternity Council
• Oversaw the charter process of Omega Psi Phi Fraternity Inc. and Kappa Alpha Psi Fraternity, Inc.
• Worked with alumni members of Phi Beta Sigma Fraternity, Inc., to re-establish an active chapter on the LRU campus Facilitated the Greek Emerging Leaders Experience program for fraternity and sorority members
• Facilitated convocations for the sorority and fraternity community on risk management to educate students on ways to manage risk within their chapter
• Managed the planning and implementation of Interfraternity Council recruitment for LRU students
• Chaperoned student leaders to Association of Fraternal Leadership and Values (AFLV), Coalition for Collegiate Women’s Leadership (CCWL), and Southeastern Panhellenic Conference (SEPC)
Collaboration
• Worked closely with the Title IX Coordinator to plan events for sexual assault awareness week for the campus community
• Collaborated with the Alex Lee Career and Professional Development Center to provide The College to Career Series professional information sessions for Lenoir-Rhyne University students
• Planned a community wide concert at LRU during Spring Fling 2015 with the University City Commission
• Worked with Residential Life and Housing to plan the annual Winter Wonderland event
• Collaborated with Student Government, Student Activities, and Conference and Events to educate new student leaders on policies and procedures to be effective in planning events and running their campus organizations during their leadership term
Advising
• Advised the Campus Activity Board to help secure contracts for vendors to provide activities for students at LRU
• Advised the 2015 and 2016 Lenoir-Rhyne University Homecoming committee to help implement events for LRU students Leadership
• Supervised Coordinator, Graduate Assistant, and Graduate Intern of Student Activities
• Organized the 4th annual North Carolina Drive-in Conference for Higher Education Administrators in North Carolina for 50 higher education professionals along with selecting 12 programs for participants to attend
• Supervised an intern working with our intramural program spring 2015
• Strategically grew the Student Activities department, by offering a variety of activities and programs, to meet the needs of the college students
• Oversaw several university budgets that were used to enhance student programming within student activities
• Conducted the search for the Coordinator of Student Activities Program Management
• Implemented Women’s Health Week with counseling services and Student Activities staff
• Oversaw the development, planning, and execution of CAB events such as Welcome Week, Spring Fling, and the annual RedCarpet Event
• Assisted in the planning of Orientation 2016 and 2017 for incoming students at LRU
• Oversaw the intramural program that offered a variety of different sports including esports for all students to participate in
• Developed the annual Women’s Leadership Retreat for all undergraduate female students to learn about personal and professional development and leadership
• Managed all student clubs and organizations on campus
• Tracked all fundraising efforts for student clubs and organizations by keeping proper paperwork to record all funds raised

Coordinator of Student Activities and Greek Life October 2013-August 2014
Lenoir-Rhyne University, Hickory, North Carolina Student Activities
• Member of the 2013-2015 Convocation Committee to approve convocations for student graduation requirement
• Member of Native America Task Force to ensure recruitment for Native American Students
• Advised Campus Activity Board to help secure contracts for vendors to provide activities for students at LRU
• Oversaw campus wide events including Spring Fling and Welcome Week, for the whole student body Fraternity and Sorority Life
• Oversaw the planning and implementation of Panhellenic recruitment for LRU students
• Chartered and advised the Psi Eta chapter of Order of Omega, Fraternity and Sorority Honor Society
• Managed the chartering process for Interfraternity Council for the fraternity community
• Created, implemented, and facilitated the Greek Emerging Leaders Experience program for the FSL community

Collaborated with The Alex lee Career & Professional Development Center to program professional events for students involved in fraternities and sororities
• Collaborated with the Graduate Assistant for Fraternity and Sorority life at Western Carolina University to write a proposal for the Southeastern Panhellenic Conference
• Helped restructure LRU’s Panhellenic Council to comply with NPC policies and meet the needs of the sorority community
• Worked closely with Theta Xi at LRU to ensure the complete facilitation of the District leadership Academies
• Supervised the Panhellenic Bylaws committee to update the bylaws to follow NPC Unanimous Agreements

PROFESSIONAL LEADERSHIP
ForCollegeForLife (FCFL) 2017-Present
• Serve as a facilitator for Drive2Collaborate workshop
• Created curriculum with a colleague called No Glory in the Grind
• Collaborated with three team members to create the curriculum for ForCollegeForLife’ s first solutions retreat

National Association of Masterminds and Co-Curricular Advancement (NAMCA) 2019-Present
• Inaugural Dream Team Member • Served as a panelist and mentor for the first NAMCA virtual meeting • Collaborated with other Dream Team members to plan the first NAMCA annual meeting

National Association of Campus Activities (NACA) January 2019- Present
• Diversity Advisory Group (DAG) member
• Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Institute planning committee
• Served on the interview committee for new DAG members

Association of Fraternity/Sorority Advisors (AFA) 2017-2019
• Perspectives (AFA quarterly magazine) editorial committee
• AFA Annual Meeting volunteer
• Awards and Recognition Committee Members

FACILITATION AND ADVISEMENT
Alpha Phi Omega, Alternate Spring Break Advisor Alpha Phi Omega Intervarsity Greek Conference, February 2020 Intervarsity Christian Fellowship Regional Officer training, January 2020, 2019, and 2018 Phi Kappa Psi Lead Week Training- Leadership Track Delta Sigma Phi Regional Leadership Conference, April 2019 Delta Chi
February Institute Facilitator, February 2019 Delta Gamma
President’s Academy, Facilitator, January 2019 Delta Sigma Phi Delta Phi Epsilon Operations Advisor, Gamma Pi, 2018- Present Delta Phi Epsilon The leadership institute, Facilitator, June 2018 Phi Gamma Delta Bluegrass regional Conference, Facilitator, February 2017 Phi Kappa Tau The Academy, Facilitator, February 2016 and 2017 Alpha Sigma Alpha
Recruitment Bootcamp, Facilitator, January 2016 Alpha Sigma Alpha
Undergraduate Interfraternity Institute, Facilitator 2017, 2016, 2015, and 2014 North American Interfraternity Council

Alpha Sigma Alpha Sorority 2002-Present
• Volunteer for District 7 as the Advisory Liaison • Served as the National Panhellenic Conference (NPC) Third Alternate Delegate for AΣA from 2016-2017
• Attended NPC annual meeting as a delegate for AΣA in October 2016
• Advised campuses as an NPC Area Advisor on Panhellenic concerns

Attended Coalition for Collegiate Women’s Leadership on behalf of AΣA as the NPC delegate                                          

• Served as a Panhellenic Liaison for chapters in District 4 from 2014-2016
• Attended district wide conference calls to address current trends with our chapters in District 4
• Attended district training for Panhellenic and Recruitment Liaisons
• Member

Trainings
• Green Dot HPU
• Alcohol Skills Training Program Delta Gamma and Phi Gamma Delta
• RFM Lite National Panhellenic Conference
• Hart Institute for Social Event Planning Pi Kappa Phi

PUBLICATIONS
• Jabs, J.L. (2018). The Perceived Effects of Sorority Chapter Size on the Member Experience: A Qualitative Study. Ed.D. Dissertations. 166. Retrieved from https://commons-cu-portland.edu/edudissertations/166
• Jabs. J.L. (2017). Being Mindful in YOUR Path to Peak Performance: A Book Review of Shine: Using Brain Science to Get the Best from Your Employees. AFA Essentials. Retrieved from http://www.afa1976.org/?page=Essentials.

PRESENTATIONS
• Jabs, J.L., & Jolly, A. (2019, November). No Glory in the Grind, National Student Contemporary Leadership & Citizenship Conference, American Student Association of Community Colleges, Nashville, TN
• Jabs J.L. (2018, June). The Dissertation Journey, North Carolina Student Activities Drive-In, NC
• Jabs, J.L., & Wohlman K. (2018, June) The Four Agreements, North Carolina Student Activities Drive-In, NC
• Jabs, J.L, Hellinger, A.F, Mitch, E., (2017, June). The Path to Peak Performance, The Summit of the Carolinas, NC • Jabs, J.L., (2015, September). The Practice of Leadership, Club Conference, Johnson and Wales University, NC
• Jabs, J.L., Rust, H., (2015, March). Values, Southeastern Panhellenic Conference, GA.
• Jabs, J.L (2014, March). The Imposter Phenomenon, Southeastern Panhellenic Conference, GA.
• Jabs, J. L, Hackman, A., (2012, August). Leadership competencies. Registered student organization training, FL
• Jabs, J. L. (2012, October). Triumph Log. Sisterhood Retreat, LaBelle, FL.
• Jabs, J. L. Foster, A., Rosen, M., (2013, January). The Imposter Phenomenon. Leadership Conference, FL.

STRENGTH QUEST
· Empathy ·Adaptability · Includer · Maximizer · Self-Assurance