My Current Position As Coordinator Of Information Systems And Communication At Berea College 's Office Of Admissions

731 Words Jul 24th, 2015 3 Pages
"Some are born great, some achieve greatness, and some have greatness thrust upon them" is the famous line penned by William Shakespeare and the later of these is where I find myself. While the definition of greatness can vary, I believe that being a leader and making a difference can be a definition of greatness. It does not require becoming the CEO of a company or being famous, but rather knowing that an individual has completed their goals and made a difference in the world. In my current position as Coordinator of Information Systems and Communication at Berea College 's Office of Admissions, I have found myself faced with the greatness of being a leader, however, I also find myself being much less equipped than I would like to be. I have always wanted to make a difference in the world and impact the lives of others and the community in a positive way. My current position fills that desire, but my experience managing and supervising a team is limited. While working through college I supervised student workers at Berea College, which was helpful, but requires a slightly different set of skills than those that I currently find myself in need of. Obtaining a Master 's of Public Administration would help meet both my short term goal of gaining the skills required to manage staff well, but also my long term goal of becoming a good leader and supervisor while impacting the world around me in a positive way. I enjoy working in the non-profit world and in higher education…

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