Michael Passero

Freelance Editor & Content Writer

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Location:Bayville, New York, United States
Profile:https://www.freelanced.com/michaelpassero
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Employment Objective: Communication Specialist: Editor / Writer / Information Designer

Summary of Qualifications:

Professional Master of Science Degree in Technical Communication (30 doctorate-level credits)
Master of Arts Degree in English
Twenty years experience editing and writing
Fifteen years experience teaching writing
Twenty years experience with Microsoft Office

Education

Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute – Troy, New York
Master of Science Degree in Technical Communication. (Professional Master - 30 doctorate-level credits). GPA 3.78.
Business, Science, and Technical Writing: Audience Analysis and Human Factors Engineering; Content Development and Information Architecture; Human/Computer Interaction and Computer-mediated Instruction Design; Rhetoric and Persuasion.

Hofstra University – Hempstead, New York
Master of Arts Degree in English. GPA 3.45.
Composition, Grammar, and Rhetoric; American Literature.

New York Institute of Technology – Old Westbury, New York
Bachelor of Science Degree. GPA in major 3.8.
Major: English - Business, Science, and Technical Writing. Minor: Electrical Engineering.

Current Employment

Post-secondary Education
New York Institute of Technology – Old Westbury, New York. 08/09 – present.
Position: Adjunct Professor of English and Communication
Courses: Technical Writing, Communication Theory, Speech Communication, Exposition, and Grammar.

State University of New York / Old Westbury – Old Westbury, New York. 08/09 – present.
Position: Adjunct Professor of English
Courses: Exposition and Survey Literature/Fiction.

Writing, Editing, and Information Design

Freelance Editor/Writer 01/93 – Present.
Academic, Business, Science, and Technical Editing and Writing; Audience Analysis and Human Factors Engineering; Content Development and Information Architecture; Information Design.

Current Major Clients:

Mechanical Engineering Department, Florida Atlantic University
Boca Raton, Florida. 09/06 – Present.
Projects: Ph.D. level academic editing.

Mark Ridgeway, MBA, Senior Clinical Oncology Specialist
Genentech BioOncology – Boca Raton, Florida (Regional Office).
10/06 – Present.
Projects: Business documentation and presentation material.

Previous Employment

Florida Atlantic University – Boca Raton, Florida. 08/02 – 05/09.
Position: Adjunct Professor
Courses: Composition, Writing for Management, and Advanced Exposition.

Palm Beach State College – Boca Raton, Florida. 08/05 – 05/09.
Position: Adjunct Professor
Courses: Composition I, Survey Literature, American Literature, and Remedial English/Grammar.

Broward Community College – Fort Lauderdale, Florida. 09/99 – 06/04.
Position: Adjunct Professor
Courses: Professional and Technical Writing, Composition I, Survey Literature, and Remedial English/Grammar.

C.W. Post College – Brookville, New York. 09/93 – 12/96.
Position: Adjunct Professor
Courses: Argument Analysis, Fundamental Thinking Skills, and Remedial Composition Lab.

Steck-Vaughn/Berrent Publications – Austen, Texas / Roslyn, New York. 6/92 – 02/96.
Position: Freelance Editor and Writer
Publications: Long Island History, Strategies for Success in Writing, and Strategies for Success in Reading.

Berrent Learning Center – Roslyn, New York 6/92 – 02/96
Position: Tutor – Writing, Literature, Stadardized Test Preparation.

C.W. Post College – Brookville, New York. 01/92 – 05/95.
Position: Editor
Publications: The Tatler, a C.W. Post Graduate English Department Publication;
The Open Forum, a C.W. Post Philosophy Department Publication.

TRW Real Estate Loan Services – Plainview, New York. 09/88 – 12/90.
Position: Report Writer.

Professional References: Available upon request.
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