Jeremy Wright

Freelance Russian Translator & Language Translator

Location:Saddle River, New Jersey, United States
2 Skills

I have 25 years of experience, including as an Academic Advisor, as a Military Academic Advisor and as a Teaching
Assistant in industries including Educational Services, Justice, Public Order, and Safety and National Security and
International Affairs.
Most recently, I have been working as an Academic Advisor at Berkeley College Online from July 2010 to October 2012.
My skills and experiences include: Content Management.
I hold a Master of Arts degree in Russian from State University of New York at Albany and hold a Bachelor of Arts degree
in Russian from State University of New York at Albany.
Berkeley College Online, Clifton, NJ July 2010 to Oct. 2012
Academic Advisor
Provided in-depth academic assistance to a non-traditional student population in a distance-learning environment by
communicating effectively using various mediums.
*Mentored students as they navigated the college-provided academic resources to ensure they made the best decisions
regarding courses and workload.
*At initial intake, educated new students about the role of academic advisor.
*Managed an individual workload while concurrently contributing to larger team projects.
Excelsior College, Albany, NY Nov. 2007 to July 2010
Military Academic Advisor
Provided quality service by assimilating and organizing a large body of factual information and relating it to students in a
caring and consistent manner.
*Ensured efficient and consistent tracking of student services, including financial aid processes, and advisement.
*Empowered students in initial and continuing evaluation of progress toward established goals and educational plans.
*Effectively presented and led informational sessions with large audiences.
*Traveled across the US attending education and career fairs while representing the College in a professional and
qualified manner.
*Assisted management in the hiring process including candidate selection, interviewing and screening.
Literatures and Cultures University at Albany, Albany, NY Aug. 2005 to June 2006
Teaching Assistant
Maintained effective classroom management and created a safe space for creativity, communication, exploration, and
cultural growth.
*Encouraged intellectual and thoughtful dialogue and debate by empowering students to express opinions and interact
with classmates.
*Led classroom instruction in a 200-level foreign language literature class.
*Engaged in active listening to help students clarify language and cultural obstacles.
*Coordinated and organized lesson plans and assignments with professors.
*Assisted students with composition and content during, and outside of, office hours.
Rensselaer County Bureau of Public Safety, Rensselaer, NY June 2001 to Jan. 2004
Communications Officer
Answered emergency requests for service and dispatched necessary units.
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*Remained calm and professional during times of critical need.
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*Strong analytical skills that easily assessed conditions and implemented appropriate intervention.
United States Navy, Naval Security Group Activity, Ft Meade Mar. 1988 to Mar. 1993
Petty Officer Third Class, Cryptologic Technician - Interpreter
Military Service
Petty Officer Third Class, Cryptologic Technician - Interpreter (Russian) Mar. 1988 to Mar. 1993
United States Navy
NSGA Ft Meade, MD
Veteran Discharge : Honorable
Academic, Analytical Skills, Content Management, Creative, English, German, Instruction, Languages, Listening,
Microsoft Office, Organizational Skills, Progress, Quality, Russian, Writing
Russian, English, some German
New York, Automobile
2006 State University of New York at Albany, NY
Master of Arts: Russian
Activities : Teaching Assistant
2005 State University of New York at Albany, NY
Bachelor of Arts: Russian
Course Work Completed : History Minor, Honors : *** Laude graduate, Activities : College Radio DJ
National Academic Advising Association (NACADA) member, 2008-2012
Volunteer Activities
Mahwah Museum exhibit researcher