Rex - ESL Instructor - Minot, ND, USA

Mark Rex

Minot, ND, USA

Summary

Since May 2012 I have been employed full time as the Senior ESL (English as a Second Language) Instructor at TLC (The Language Company) at Minot State University in Minot, ND. TLC offers a 9-level intensive English course which aims at getting international students up to a level where they can write research papers and give Power Point Presentations on their findings.

In addition, beginning in Sept. 2012 I have worked part time as a Security Officer for the U.S. Dept. of Labor’s Quentin Burdick Job Corps, which is a vocational boarding school for disadvantageous youths.

Prior to moving to North Dakota, I worked in worked in Myrtle Beach, SC, for 20 months, mostly as a Political Telemarketing Survey Rep, sometimes as a Tutor, and briefly as an Adset Assoc.

From 1988 to 2010 I taught in Jakarta, Indonesia, mostly at the corporate level, but also at the Pre-K, primary, secondary and tertiary levels. The subjects I taught included Academic Writing, Business Report Writing, Negotiating Skills, English for International Banking, Banking Correspondence, Social Psychology, Media Studies, Language Use in the Media, Business Communications, and so on.

The places I taught at encompassed oil companies (Caltex, Marathon Oil, Total, PertaminPertamina, Conoco-Philips, etc.), banks (Bank Indonesia, Deutsche Bank, Credit Suisse, HSBC, Standard and Charted Bank, etc.), and various government ministries.

Regarding my education, I have an MA in Linguistics and a BA in Psychology.

Services

ESL Instructor

Work History

Chief of Security

Quentin Burdick Job Corps Center

From September 2012

Turnbull.David@jobcorps.gov
P/T Security Officer: 09/15/2012-present
-advising staff and students on Job Corps policies
-counseling students regarding appropriate conduct on center
-conducting sobriety tests
-processing postal communications
-monitoring the switchboard
-checking students in and out for day walks weekend passes and so on -driving students/picking them up from/ to work, church, the train station, bus
station, airport, etc
-doing regular grounds checks
-conducting hourly fire watches
-maintaining accurate entries in the security log
-keeping abreast of new security and safety procedures
-etc.

TLC (The Language Company)-Minot
Minot State University
Dakota Hall, 500 University Ave West
Minot, ND 58707
701-858-4561: Pamela Kline: Director: minotdirector@thelanguagecompany.com

F/T Senior ESL

The Research Paper

From May 2012

-teaching ESL classes (Academic Writing, Business Report Writing, The Research Paper, TOEFL Prep, Oral Presentation Skills, Intermediate and Advanced Conversation, etc.)
-creating exams/quizzes, supplementary materials, etc.
-writing student evaluations
-assembling a photo library of students participating in the Service Learning Project
-attending National ESL conferences
-giving presentations to colleagues for professional development
-reading TESOL articles for career enrichment purposes
-writing book reviews on cross-cultural communication, e.g. communicating with Arabs
-doing research and a write-ups on the Compass Admissions Test and so on -counseling students
-participating in professional development webinars
-driving students to various off-campus functions and serving as a chaperone
-etc.

A to Z In Home Tutoring
P.O. Box 1359, Sheperdsville, KY 40165
502-921-0155: Lynn Christy

P/T Tutor

FBI and SLED

From January 2012

Jan. 30, 2012 - present
-tutoring, testing, and evaluating primary and secondary foster-home students in writing, mathematics, phonics, reading, organic sciences, geography, American literature, history and government, etc.
-FBI and SLED (SC) Criminal Background Check available, as well as TBC Check (all required by this employer)

Temporary Tutor

Socastee Library

July 2011 - August 2011

tutoring a Horry Georgetown Technical College (Myrtle Beach, SC) student the GRE (Graduate Record Exam)

Temporary Tutor

Chapin Memorial Library

June 2011 - July 2011

tutoring a Myrtle Beach International Airport TSA the Homeland Security Air Marshall Exam

F/T Telemarketing Survey Representative

Commerce Place

January 2011 - May 2012

01/07/2011-05/05/2012
-contacting registered voters to obtain a political view or action, e.g. agreeing to being patched through to a legislator's office
-adhering to company protocol
-observing telemarketing etiquette
-translating English to Spanish and then utilizing it in calls
-assisting in training new hires
-aiding management with IT data modifications
-obtaining emails from those with energy company affiliations
-encouraging healthcare union members to sign up or increase their monthly dues
-etc.

Asst HRD Mgr

Kohl's Dept. Stores, Inc

From December 2010

P/T Seasonal Adset Associate: 11/02/-12/31/2010
-scanning, updating and posting sale signs
-assisting and influencing customer requests
-engaging in floor management
-moving stock
-etc.

Member

Council of Professors

From April 2009

Duties include appearing thrice-yearly at commencement exercises and giving a speech entitled "The Importance of Life-Long Learning". For this was awarded the following:
-Honorary Doctorate in Philosophy
-Honorary PhD. In Psychology
-MC-ing commencement exercises and talent contests, etc.

Indonesian National Secretariat General

EMBASSIES/BUSINESSES

October 2008 - November 2008

participants worked out of either then President Bambang Susilo Yudhoyono or Vice-President Yusuf Kalla'soffices: Oct. - Nov. 2008)
Australian Embassy-Jakarta
Tax Ministry of Indonesia
Ministry of Sea and Fisheries
Indonesian National Police Academy
Indonesian Ministry of Forestry (8 years)
Indonesian Maritime Ministry
Indonesian Plantations Ministry
Indonesian Agricultural Ministry
Indonesian Maritime and Fisheries Ministry
Ernst and Young
LG
Indonesian Dept. of Transportation
Gramedia (Indonesian National Publishing Co.)
CiptaKarya (Real Estate Firm)
UtamaKarya (Construction and Engineering Company)
Kompas (Nationally-syndicated Indonesian Newspaper: 3 years)
Pertamina Hospital
TNT (Australian Document Delivery Co.)
Indonesian Body for Exports and Imports
BAPEPAM (Indonesian Stock Exchange Oversight Ministry)
BPK and BPKP (National Auditing Bodies: 8 years)
PLN (National Government Electricity Company: 15 years)

Monash College (Jakarta Campus) /Jakarta International College
Bumi Daya Plaza, Podium Block, 2nd Flr.
Jl. Imam Bonjol 61
Jakarta, Indonesia 3171070
021-3983-4061: Daniel Carducci

Graduate and Post-Graduate Economic and Business Management Faculty

University of Indonesia

From January 2006

PAV Bldg. 2nd Flr. Main Campus, Depok, West Java, Indonesia 16431
021-787-0164: MbakNurul
P/T Temporary Business Communications Honorary Lecturer: 01-06/2008
-designing, teaching and evaluating a Business Communication Skills Course
-translating Doctorate and Master's Programs brochures from Indonesian to English and the Dean's letters of recommendation
-writing student evaluations and class reports
-etc.

Interlingua (formerly Inlingua)
Jl. Iskandar Duta, 100
Pondok Indah, Jakarta, Indonesia 3171070

English Instructor and Academic Advisor

MbakBesti

January 2006 - March 2010

-teaching the following:
- Business Law
- GRE, GMAT, SAT, TOEFL, IELTS Prep
-Academic Writing
- Business Report Writing
- Legal English
-Audit Report Writing
-International Banking and Finance
- Banking Transactions
- Banking Correspondence, etc.
-writing teacher-training proposals, tests, student evaluations, course progress reports, etc.
-teaching Pre-K, Kindergarten, Junior High School Teachers and Principals English
-teaching (as a subcontractor of Interlingua) grades Pre-K, Kindergarten, 1st, 7th, and 10th at the Pa Hoa Chinese Academy, Serpong, Banten Province
-etc.

In addition, while working for American Language Center, Interlingua and several other English language schools, I taught at the following companies/ministries:

BANKS/FINANCIAL INSTITUTIONS:
Bank Indonesia (12 years)
Bank Negara Indonesia (18 years)
Bank Mandiri
Bank Buana
Bank Niaga
Bank Papan Sejahtera
Permata Bank
Standard and Chartered Bank
HSBC
Deutsche Bank
Bank Mitsubishi/Bank of Tokyo
Industrial Bank of Japan (3 years)
Haga Bank
Credit Suisse
Danareksa (Government Financial House: 10 years)
KDEI (Indonesian Stockbroker Firm)
Price Waterhouse Coopers

OIL AND GAS COMPANIES:
Caltex (3 years)
Amoseas (3 years)
Conoco-Phillips (12 years)
Total
Pertamina (22 years)
Huffco
Inpex
BP Migas ( 18 years)
Vico
Marathon Oil
PT. Santos

MINING COMPANIES:
Theiss Corp.

P/T Humanities Lecturer

Intro to Communications

Up to February 2012

Lectured on the following subjects:
-Social Psychology
-Intro to Communications
-Organizational Communications
-Media Studies
-Language Use in the Media
-Academic Writing
-Business Report Writing
-Oral Presentation Skills
-editing the Dean's official correspondence
-etc.

P/T Business Arts and English Lecturer

American Language Center

April 2004 - August 2005

04/2004-08/2005
Taught the following:
-Oral Presentation Skills
-Business Report Writing
-Intermediate English
-etc.

American Language Center (formerly American Language Training)
Jl. Gajah Mada, No. 123
Jakarta, Indonesia 3171070
021-797-5156: Sonny Carlsen: sonny.carlsen@gmail.com
Academic Coordinator: F/T: 07/01/1995-02/2000; P/T: 03/2004-07/22/2010
English Instructor: F/T: 10/04/1988-06/30/1995
-overseeing, assisting and advising administrative and teaching staff
-designing and selecting materials
-giving presentations to and liaising with clientele
-teaching as required, including:
-Academic Writing
-Business Report Writing
- Oral Presentation Skills
-English for Academic Purposes
-GRE, GMAT, SAT, IELTS and TOEFL Prep,
- Cross-Cultural Communication Skills
-International Banking and Finance
-Negotiating Skills
-Customer Care Management-Audit Report Writing
-International Banking and Finance
- Banking Transactions
-Banking Correspondence,
-Bank Loan Evaluation Report Writing
- General English Public Classes (designed for children, teenagers and adults), etc.
-etc.

P/T Business Studies Lecturer

Indonesian Institute for Business Studies

April 2004 - September 2005

Research and Development)
Jl. Matraman Raya, No. 7/9
Jakarta, Indonesia 3171070
021-310-1662: Hajra Asti
P/T Business Studies Lecturer: 04/2004-09/2005
Lecturing on the following:
- Business Report Writing
-Oral Presentation Skills
- Business Communication Skills
-English Structure
-Secretarial Science
- etc.

a Central Jakarta Business Arts College

Jakarta, Indonesia 3171070
021-310-1662: Hajra Asti; she recruited me to work for this neighboring institution as well as LP3I)

Secondary School Senior English Teacher

Jakarta International Korean School

March 2000 - February 2004

Jl. Bina Marga, No. 25
Jakarta, Indonesia 3171070
021-844-4927: Simon Townley
Secondary School Senior English Teacher: 03/2000-02/2004
-teaching Academic Writing, TOEFL Prep, Public Speaking, General English, Creative Writing, etc.
-creating oral exams
-contributing to the supplementary material archives
-coaching basketball
-overseeing a team of five junior teachers
-etc.

American Language Center (formerly American Language Training)
Jl. Barito Raya, No. 2
Jakarta, Indonesia 3171070
021-797-5156: Sonny Carlsen: sonny.carlsen@gmail.com
Academic Coordinator: F/T: 07/01/1995-02/2000; P/T: 03/2004-07/22/2010
English Instructor: F/T: 10/04/1988-06/30/1995
-overseeing, assisting and advising administrative and teaching staff
-designing and selecting materials
-giving presentations to and liaising with clientele
-teaching as required, including:
-Academic Writing
-Business Report Writing
- Oral Presentation Skills
-English for Academic Purposes
-GRE, GMAT, SAT, IELTS and TOEFL Prep,
- Cross-Cultural Communication Skills
-International Banking and Finance
-Negotiating Skills
-Customer Care Management-Audit Report Writing
-International Banking and Finance
- Banking Transactions
-Banking Correspondence,
-Bank Loan Evaluation Report Writing
- General English Public Classes (designed for children, teenagers and adults), etc.
-conducting teacher-training workshops
-etc.


US Embassy-Jakarta
Jl. Merdeka Selatan
Jakarta, Indonesia 3171070

Academic Coordinator

American Language Center

July 1995 - February 2000

(formerly American Language Training)
Jl. Warung Buncit, No. 46
Jakarta, Indonesia 3171070
021-797-5156: Sonny Carlsen: sonny.carlsen@gmail.com
Academic Coordinator: F/T: 07/01/1995-02/2000; P/T: 03/2004-07/22/2010

Contractual English Instructor, Translator/Interpreter and Courier

Nicholas J

November 1990 - April 1992

11/1990-04/1992
-recruited to forward monthly communications from a government contact in Medan, North Sumatra to the US Embassy-Jakarta, and -teach a recently-promoted Indonesian Armed Forces (ABRI) Brig. General and his spouse English in order to ascertain the former's potential as an intelligence asset
-translating conversations with senior Indonesian military personnel from Indonesian to English and presenting the result in a report format
-offered additional assignments as they arose, such as teaching English at the People's Democratic Republic of Vietnam's Jakarta Embassy

American Language Training
Jl. Panglima Polim, No 100
Jakarta, Indonesia 3171070

English Instructor

October 1988 - June 1995

-overseeing, assisting and advising administrative and teaching staff
-designing and selecting materials
-giving presentations to and liaising with clientele
-teaching as required, including:
-Academic Writing
-Business Report Writing
- Oral Presentation Skills
-English for Academic Purposes
-GRE, GMAT, SAT, IELTS and TOEFL Prep,
- Cross-Cultural Communication Skills
-International Banking and Finance
-Negotiating Skills
-Customer Care Management-Audit Report Writing
-International Banking and Finance
- Banking Transactions
-Banking Correspondence,
-Bank Loan Evaluation Report Writing
- General English Public Classes (designed for children, teenagers and adults), etc.
-conducting teacher-training workshops
-co-hosting twice-weekly English radio program
-etc.

F/T English Instructor

Sonny Carlsen

October 1988 - June 1995

teaching the following:
Academic Writing
-Business Report Writing
- Oral Presentation Skills
-English for Academic Purposes
-IELTS and TOEFL Prep,
- Cross-Cultural Communication Skills
-International Banking and Finance
-Negotiating Skills
-Customer Care Management-Audit Report Writing
-International Banking and Finance
- Banking Transactions
-Banking Correspondence,
-Bank Loan Evaluation Report Writing
- General English Public Classes (designed for children, teenagers and adults), etc.
-co-hosting twice-weekly English radio program
-etc.


Oakland County Courthouse
Central Services
1200 N. Telegraph Rd.
Pontiac, MI, 48053

Senior Offset Printer

Dave Martin

June 1975 - September 1988

-operating various offset presses and bindery room equipment
-filing courthouse documents
-performing the county-wide mail delivery
-etc.

MISCELLANEOUS:
-Worked for 12 years (10/1988-12/2000) as a radio co-host for "The Listening Post", a twice-weekly English radio program aired on Radio Sonora in Jakarta, Indonesia.
-Employed from 05/1994-06/1995 as a co-host on a weekly call-in English radio program for TriFM, also in Jakarta, Indonesia.
-Worked from September of 1995 to April of 2009 as a TV and motion picture actor for various Indonesian media.
-Contributed newspaper articles to American Language Center's (ALC) twice-weekly column - "The Listening Post" - in the Jakarta Post, a nationally-syndicated English newspaper.
-Wrote articles regularly for ALC's school newsletter, also named "The Listening Post".
-translated the Pa Hoa Chinese Academy School (Serpong, Banten Province, Indonesia) Calendar's Confucian sayings from Indonesian to English in Dec. 2009
-translated an investment booklet from Indonesian to English for the Keerom Regency Government of Irian Jaya Barat, Indonesia (July 2007; Dr. Prof. Gerrod von Hodder: 081-514089185)
-translated Garuda Airlines In-Flight Magazine articles from Indonesian to English in 1990
-edited occupational personality profile entrance test for Dr. Prof. Gerrod von Hodder (June 2005)
-did voice-overs for Daily Bread, an international restaurant chain and KDEI, an Indonesian brokerage firm

Qualifications & Certifications

Linguistics

Oakland University

Psychology

Wayne State University

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