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DAVID MALACKI

EDUCATION
MIDDL EBU RY INSTIT UT E OF INTERNATIONAL STUDIES | MONTEREY, CA
INTERN ATIONAL E DUCATION MANAGEMENT, M.A. EXPECTED DECEMBER 2017
Developed understanding of various portfolio management platforms to facilitate application collection, mitigate
risk, organize data, and ensure published program information is up-to-date.
Designed a pre-departure and advising plan utilizing corresponding program details based on program location and
needs to facilitate onsite growth.
Composed a comprehensive re-entry plan stemming from the pre-departure and advising plans to secure and
deepen student learning and development.
Outlined key program risks, along with recommendations, for institutional and faculty leader consideration to best
mitigate potential program risks.
Gained the ability to design, implement, and assess international education programming through intentional
backwards design based on student and institutional needs.
Engaged stakeholders to understand needs, gather input, and fulfill project requirements to meet established
standards and expectations.

WA SHI NGTO N AND J EFFE RSON COLLE GE | WA SHINGTON, PA


INTERN ATIONAL ST UDIES & POLITICAL SCIENCE, B.A. 2009
Assisted professors with January-Term lesson preparation and instruction to prepare students for national Model
United Nations conference.
Founded Chinese Club to promote emerging Chinese language program, Sino-U.S. relations, and cross-cultural
understanding.

PROFE SSIONAL EXPERIENCE


LEWIS AND CLARK COLLEGE, OVERSEAS AND OFF-CAMPUS PROGRAMS OFFICE | PORTLAND, OR
GRADUATE ASSISTANT | JULY 2017 - PRESENT
Coordinated and led development of a new application management system to create a more streamlined process
for both students and administrators.
Designed general pre-departure materials to be distributed electronically to ensure all students are adequately
prepared for their time abroad.
Advised students on education abroad processes and policies to ensure holistic student development of intercultural
competencies.
Developed an advising guide to establish a process based on student development theory and full range advising
practices.

EDUCAT ION FIRST | NANJING, CHINA


DIRECTOR OF STUDIES | 2015 - 2016
Nanjing Director of Studies of the Year, 2015
Administrated and managed academic programs in conjunction with center departments to ensure center growth as
well as student growth and development.
Recruited and trained staff on corporate culture, management expectations, and operational procedures to strengthen
organizational culture.
Advised prospective and incoming staff on visa application process, housing arrangements, and systemwide policies to
promote fluid induction.

412-218-7801 dmalacki@lclark.edu davidmalacki.com


Conducted pre-departure orientation and specialized sessions to prepare students culturally, linguistically, and socially
for travel, study, or life abroad.
Provided and developed resources to support staff with settling in to local life including general wellbeing, risk
mitigation, and health care.
Planned, facilitated, and led sessions to support staff development while aiding their professional and personal goals.
EDUCAT ION FIRST | ZHENJIANG, CHINA
DIRECTOR OF STUDIES | 2012 - 2014
National Rising Star, 2012
Implemented and oversaw completion of center-wide database software to collect, catalog, and distribute business and
academic data to drive accountability and standardization.
Managed curriculum development oriented around student needs and learning styles.
Promoted intercultural understanding and development through the design and delivery of orientation programs and
workshops to facilitate meaningful interactions among local and foreign staff.
Developed an online platform to meet student and teacher recruitment targets.
Collaborated with marketing, sales, and service teams to further academic opportunities in order to provide robust
learning opportunities for students.
Conducted staff assessments and submitted findings to ensure the organizations mission and goals furthered student
learning outcomes.

EDUCAT ION FIRST | WU XI, CHINA


SENIOR I NSTRUCTOR | 2010 - 2012
Awarded Teacher of the Year for 2010; Promoted from Instructor position in 2011
Organized and promoted year-end events in collaboration with partnering schools to honor student achievements.
Continually evaluated student progress and provided guidance to students and their parents to advance their learning
needs and goals.
Led academic team to systematically catalog beneficial instruction materials for future classroom utilization.

INTERNATIONAL EDUCATION EXPERIEN CE


FUDAN UN IVERSITY | SHANGHAI, CHINA 2008
Developed cross-cultural skills while studying Chinese language, culture, and history.
Improved Chinese language skills through immersion by independently sourcing tutors and study partners.

POLITI CAL SCIENCE AND SOCIAL SYSTEMS OF AFRICA | SENEGAL & THE GAMBIA 200 7
Developed global awareness and cultural competencies to collaborate effectively with the local community.
Learned to establish rapport quickly with classmates and locals to promote acceptance and integration.

ADDITIONA L SKILL S
Languages: Mandarin Chinese (advanced intermediate)
Certifications: National Institutes of Health, "Protecting Human Research Participants Training (February 2017)
Tools: Microsoft Office, Apple iWork, Google Apps, Via-TRM, FileMaker, Qualtrics, Survey Monkey, Form Assembly, Live
Whale, Weebly, Wix, WordPress, Asana, Basecamp, Prezi, Canva, Camtasia, Adobe Captivate, Windows, Mac OS
Professional Development: Forum on Education Abroad Member, Diversity Abroad Member, 2016 NAFSA Region XII
Conference
Experience Abroad: China, Nepal, Thailand, Laos, Philippines, Mongolia, Russia, Cambodia, Singapore, Malaysia,
Senegal, The Gambia, Canada

412-218-7801 dmalacki@lclark.edu davidmalacki.com