PAVITHRA RAM
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Lead Teacher and Special Projects,  October 2015 – Present

HRCA

 

  • As Lead Teacher, created lesson plans for the entire class and individualized plans for children with special needs

  • Proficient in digital content creation. Created several print media including posters, newsletters, pamphlets and video content for school events, campaigns and activities

  • Assists the department with special projects and  business operations

Key Achievements:

  • Set up a Quality Improvement program and unlocked several thousand dollars worth of funding from the State

  • Pandemic response: Set up from scratch an online classroom platform and collaborated with other educators to seamlessly enable the learning program during the pandemic school closures in 2020. The online classroom project is a showcase of my abilities in leadership,   initiative, communication, customer management, content creation, multimedia skills and my overall personality

  •  Link to online preschool available upon request

 

Custom Photography Service, March 2009 – Present  

Created and owned Eternal Lights

 

  • Created a niche ‘on-location’ service for custom photography 

  • Designed and created my portfolio website using self-taught coding skills and UI/ UX Design concepts

  • Comfortable with lighting design, professional and creative imaging software, camera and optics technology

  • https://www.eternal-lights.net/

Photographer Assistant and Office Administration, August 2007 – June 2008

GVR Photography, Chennai, India

 

  • Customer management, project estimation and preparing assignment contracts and purchase orders

  • Production and operations management for commercial photoshoots for marketing and advertisements 

  • Co-coordinating with modeling agencies and production houses

  • Pre-production and on-location Photographer Assistant for lighting and set design, test shots etc.

  • Assisting with bookkeeping

IT Technical Recruiter and Talent management, May 2005 - April 2007

Buxton Consulting, Pleasanton, CA 

Enterprise Solutions Inc., Santa Clara, CA  

 

  • Responsible for end to end talent acquisition and engagement cycle for customers from Tech Industries 

    • Preparing job descriptions aligning with customer requirements

    • Sourcing talent using tools like recruitment portals, job boards (Monster, HotJobs, Dice, Indeed and LinkedIn), vendors, placement agencies, forums, referrals, college recruiting 

    • Conducting initial interviews, Coordinating interview schedules, preparing offer package, and contract agreements 

    • Handling paperwork and processes related to immigration and work authorization

    • Talent engagement to improve employee satisfaction and reduce attrition

  • Key targets for the role included minimizing turn around time, maximize revenue, talent retention, creating an effective hiring pipeline and customer satisfaction