human resources specialist resume example with 20+ years of experience

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Expert and highly educated business administrator with extensive human resources (HR) experience and program analysis expertise. Skillful team leader of 10+ HR representatives in management and program analysis for business units of 700+ personnel. Fiscally responsible for managing budgets in excess of $250K. Extensive experience with project and program analysis, including conducting cross-agency research, data collation, and reporting. Promote professional development at all times. Deeply infused with personal responsibility and accountability. Standing fully prepared to bring insight and experience to management and program analysis tasks of any scale. ~ Selected Areas of Expertise ~ HR Management – Business Administration – Professional Development Budgeting and Fiscal Management – Project Analysis – Program Analysis Versatile Human Resources Specialist offers recruitment, policy development, and office management expertise paired with outstanding multitasking and communication abilities. Goal-oriented professional with [Number] years of comprehensive experience retaining employee relations. Commended for superior performance and consistently going above and beyond to exceed goals.

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  • Personnel Engagement
  • Personnel Recruitment
Human Resources Specialist, 06/2006 - Current
Empire State Realty Trust , ,
  • Dental Activity, Fort Eustis, Newport News, VA, Salary: $47,000 USD Per Year, Federal Grade: GS-0203-6; Hours/Week: 40; Supervisor: Terry Packer, Telephone: 757-314-7928; OK to Contact: Yes
  • R MANAGEMENT: Key figure in the operation of the Army HR System (AHRS), an online database for personnel records management
  • Administer all HR policies and provide recordkeeping services for over 150 personnel at four offices spanning a 98-mile radius and locations across the Fort Eustis Dental Health Activity with 100% accuracy
  • Review, update, and input member information into the Defense Medical HR System-internet (DMHRSi) online database and maintain the Dental Health Activity roster for patient/doctor appointments
  • Develop, implement, and integrate automation and other technology strategies to improve responsiveness to administrative challenges and to facilitate the retention and/or recruitment of quality personnel
  • Attend board meetings to conduct hiring and review panels for civilian employee hires
  • PROGRAM ANALYSIS: Analyze and interpret policies, procedures, and programs for opportunities to improve them
  • Conduct work measurements and personnel requirement studies to identify areas of concern
  • Review individual employee records to recommend training and professional development courses
  • Research and advise managers on improving organizational development, utilizing conventional research techniques based on design management concepts, and analytical tools to evaluate HR data
  • Assess personnel roles and make recommendations to executive team members to adjust staffing levels to meet all mission requirements
  • Consult with cross-department managers to advise on reorganization proposals
  • Devise and develop contingency plans for dealing with changes in organizational structure, missions, funding, and technology to minimize negative impacts on mission readiness
  • Investigate strategies and make proposals for recruitment and replacement programs; present findings to managers in the form of project summaries, data, graphs, and other materials as required
  • Plan, coordinate, and report analysis results to managers in both written and verbal formats
  • PERSONNEL MANAGEMENT: Use Table of Distribution and Allowances software to track all personnel assignments
  • Attend and/or conduct meetings with department heads to optimize personnel assignments
  • Coordinate the distribution of benefits, document transfers, promotions, evaluations, retirements, separations, and awards and supervise document control management
  • Process both civil and military awards
  • Collaborate with cross-agency managers to collect and transfer information and respond to issues in workforce acquisition, retention of skilled personnel, work/life balance challenges, workforce diversity, professional development, and recognition programs
  • Develop project plans for small-scale process improvement, professional development, and policy updates
  • Generate monthly status reports for project progress, successes, milestone achievements, and recognition of team member achievements.
Personnel Sergeant, 07/2002 - 11/2005
Department Of Defense Beckley, WV,
  • Salary: $44,000 USD Per Year, Military Rank: E-6, Staff Sergeant; Hours/Week: 50; Supervisor: Fabian Cook, OK to Contact: No
  • R MANAGEMENT: Supervised four military and six civil service HR Specialists in providing HR services to over 545 service members and an additional 400 civil service employees
  • Managed the documentation of leaves of absence, performance evaluations, pay schedules, personnel records, retention programs, and technology related to HR processes
  • Reviewed and processed personnel records, correspondence, and other documentation related to HR for accuracy and ensured timely and efficient tracking of pertinent data
  • Attended executive team meetings to provide HR subject matter expertise and to address HR tasks assigned by the team to further the hospital’s core objectives
  • Supervised the scheduling of transportation, lodging, food service, itineraries, agendas, and staff introductions for distinguished visitors
  • TRATEGIC PLANNING: Developed project-level work plans for training cycles throughout the organization to ensure mission readiness
  • Studied, advised, and assisted the hospital’s executive team in protocol and policy matters as well as upcoming personnel challenges
  • Integrated training and mentorship of personnel to ensure maximum efficacy of staff at the hospital
  • Assigned and supervised drivers as well as tour/inspection escorts and coordinated with external agencies to ensure safe and productive visits
  • PROGRAM ANALYSIS: Researched, evaluated, and made recommendations on administrative matters, policies, and procedures surrounding the administration of personnel recordkeeping
  • Reviewed, consolidated data for, and drafted reports and surveys
  • Analyzed records to identify missing enterprise-wide data and proposed plans to executive team for research to collect the missing data
  • Researched and maintained extensive knowledge of Army and hospital HR needs, capabilities, procedures, and policies.
Personnel Specialist, 12/1994 - 12/2001
U.S. Army , ,
  • Assorted domestic and international duty stations: Supervised up to eight junior personnel specialists
  • Board member for civil service employee hires
  • Conducted HR administration and recordkeeping services for 700+ personnel.
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  • Accountable for personnel financial recordkeeping
  • Schedule auto-deducted payment allotments for civil service personnel and service members
  • Assist personnel in bond purchases, coordinating insurance payments, travel disbursement, and pay grade changes
  • Calculate and set compensation rates for miscalculated payments and budgeted expenses
  • And adjust spending according to budget constraints and mission requirements, striking the best balance
  • Conduct competitive sourcing research to identify best price/value propositions and make recommendations for sourcing to,
  • Study staffing and organizational structure to plan improvements
  • Provide research results to, for annual fiscal planning
  • Selected Accomplishments and Key Results:
  • Provided service during personnel shortages caused by the COVID 19 pandemic
  • Ensured all customers and staff were updated on the latest restrictions and safety guidelines during the shutdowns, while maintaining 100% customer service levels for soldiers and civilians Awarded Civilian Service Achievement Medal, 2021
  • Planned, organized, and hosted a special event called Organization Day, 2015
  • Awarded the Achievement Award for Civilian Service, 2015
  • Planned and directed U.S
  • Army Dental Health Activity Holiday Party, 2014
  • Awarded the Achievement Award for Civilian Service, 2014
  • Planned, organized, and hosted over 40 special events, such as farewells, changes of command, social gatherings, and training events, each with 40–100+ attendees
  • Awarded the Commander’s Award for Civilian Service, 2011
  • Processed over 30 service member evaluations per year with zero errors and 100% on-time submission
  • Created a database to manage employee timekeeping in an online format
  • Awarded the Achievement Award for Civilian Service, 2008
  • Conducted monthly training for HR department staff and semiannual training for all of Fort Eustis as part of the Master Resiliency Training program, which provides welcoming information to new employees and transferred service members and their families; classes averaged 60+ attendees
  • Took on additional duties when two administrative assistants left their positions
  • Completed normal workflows and incorporated additional services and work without any gaps in continuity of care to patients or changes in services to staff., : Accountable for the Government Purchase Card program while concurrently managing a $250K annual budget
  • Ordered supplies and reconciled purchases against receipts
  • Reviewed and approved all time and attendance sheets
  • Created and managed budgets for special and recurring event programs to ensure budget limits were maintained and finances were used in the most efficient and effective manner feasible
  • Assisted executive teams in fiscal planning across the organization
  • Elected Accomplishments and Key Results:
  • Trained and mentored six new HR Specialists in a three-year period, resulting in a 25% increase in efficiency and productivity
  • Assisted the management team in planning myriad special projects/military events at various levels
  • Attended dozens of review boards for various operational topics and supported numerous special events such as individual recognition for service (awards ceremonies), change of command ceremonies, and farewell celebrations
  • Established a priority of actions tracking system to organize challenges according to subject matter sensitivity, dates, and other data to prioritize critical issues over noncritical ones
  • Skillfully managed funds during various fundraising programs, collecting an average of $2.5K per event.
Education and Training
Master of Business Administration: , Expected in 01/2012
Columbia Southern University - Orange Beach, AL
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Bachelor of Arts: Business Administration/Management, Expected in 01/2007
Excelsior College - Albany, NY
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  • Active U.S
  • Army Gold Star Family Member
  • Meritorious Service Medal in 2005 for 20 years of exemplary service to the U
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  • Army Commendation Medal in 2002 for overseas deployment support of 30+ service members, providing passports and HR services remotely and for providing similar services to representatives from 15 other nationalities during joint forces exercises in Sinai, Egypt
  • Rmy Commendation Medal in 2001 for training over 75 people per year to prepare them for embassy work in foreign countries, including in language skills, physical fitness, background checks, special pay setup, and passport preparations
  • Army Commendation Medal in 1998 for pre-deployment preparations for over 150 service members, including preparation of all travel papers and processing of all legal and medical packets at Fort Campbell, KY
  • Army Achievement Medal in 1996 for training new transfers to Camp Casey, in Dongducheon, South Korea
  • Trained service members in local customs and use of ration cards and provided general HR support to all staff
  • Army Commendation Medal in 1994 for processing HR support to 200 permanent staff, plus 150 trainees per 12-week period
  • Provided basic HR support, including medical documentation and processing transfer orders, awards, and graduation documents, at Fort Leonard Wood, MO
  • Army Achievement Medal in 1992 for providing HR support to 200 trainees plus permanent staff at the Personnel Office in Fort Jackson, SC.
ServSafe Food Handler Certification, Fort Eustis, 2020 Master Resilience Training, Fort Eustis, 2019 Heartsaver First Aid, Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR), and Automated External Defibrillator (AED), Fort Eustis, 2019 Certificate in Homeland Security, Saint Leo University, 2016 Public Administration Certificate, Columbia Southern University, 2012 Supervisory Deployment, Fort Benning, 2005,

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  • Columbia Southern University
  • Excelsior College

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