Seeking the position of Administrative Assistant 2 as advertised on the Louisiana Department of State Civil Service website. McNeese graduate and former McNeese adjunct professor eager to segue into the administrative side of education at McNeese. Motivated self-starter and experienced in performing a variety of office-related duties. Possessing outstanding clerical, organizational, and oral and written communication skills. Proficient problem solver capable of working independently or collaboratively with colleagues to provide smooth operations and a productive and pleasant work environment. Excited to further hone administrative skills and work toward advanced responsibilities.
Word, PowerPoint, Excel
Typing speed 70 WPM
Excellent oral & written communication
Moodle & Blackboard certified
Discretion with confidential information
Adept decision maker Word
Windows & Mac
Scanner, Fax, Copier, Printer
Adjunct Professor August 2010 to May 2015McNeese State University
Banner system entered midterm and final grades, enrollment discrepancies, last dates of attendance, grade changes; accessed class lists, schedules, transcripts Organizing data tracked attendance, created semester calendars, maintained accurate database of student grades, imported and exported grades and attendance rosters between Moodle and Excel Files & reference materials established course website to make updated handouts and other resources available to students Works independently taught visual arts courses to undergraduate art and non-art majors as instructor of record Follows instructions developed and implemented course curriculum consistent with university and departmental standards Independent judgment selected and prioritized course content to provide students with a range of concepts and techniques Multitasking efficiently managed classroom dynamics by prioritizing multiple duties Is adaptable improvised course curriculum and teaching style to meet the needs of a diverse student body Confidentiality discreetly managed students' grades and progress reports and held office hours to support students in mastering material Proofreads and edits for errors proofread and edited students' writing assignments and Moodle journals Experienced customer relations patiently engaged with all students, especially with the confused, unprepared, and emotionally distraught.
Board Member January 2012 to Current
Takes initiative initiated changes to organization's website to make maintaining and updating content more intuitive and user-friendly Problem-solver engaged in the problem-solving design process of managing website content within the structure of a given website management system Meeting support coordinated meeting times between artists and gallery installation crew Attends meetings attended regularly scheduled board meetings and communicated updates & concerns to the appropriate committee members and chairs Transcribing recorded committee dictation for organization's website display and uploaded artist statements to website Maintains supervisor's calendar followed organization's exhibition schedule when planning and coordinating gallery events Makes appointments scheduled exhibition installation dates and made appointments with volunteer service providers Supply requisitions purchased necessary supplies for gallery space and exhibition receptions.
Professional Artist January 2006 to July 2010Bill Iles
Scan documents used scanner on a regular basis to scan documents and photographs into photo editing software for high resolution imaging Ran errands deposited checks; shopped for office supply items and groceries Inventory management maintained inventory of artist's studio supplies Research used internet search engines to acquire information Travel arrangement coordinated overnight travel arrangements and accommodations Correspondence handled incoming and outgoing correspondence, including mail and email Bookkeeping maintained checking and credit card accounts; paid bills online IT skills operated and maintained a wide-variety of office equipment including copier, printer, scanner, fax machine.
Bachelor of Arts : 2002McNeese State University SUMMA CUM LAUDE