Proactive, highly skilled administration professional 7+years hands-on experience in diverse office environments. Knowledgeable in current industry trends and technology. Experienced communicator and team player. Documented success using MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint and internet. An enthusiastic self-starter with strong secretarial and communications skills. Proven unique clerical and computer skills required to assist the executives and organization to achieve its mission. Experienced and results-oriented Administrative Assistant with proven abilities in developing positive relationships with clients and coworkers. Interested in a similar opportunity with company where exceptional secretarial, computer and customer service skills will be fully utilized. A highly motivated, and energetic Administrative Assistant who strives to ensure that all tasks are successfully accomplished within time. Demonstrated ability to: A highly organized experienced, providing skillful and thorough administrative support. Dedicated and focused; able to prioritize and complete multiple tasks and follow through to achieve project goals. An independent, self-motivated professional with excellent skills; able to grow a positive relationship with colleagues at all organizational levels. Proficient computer skills including: MS Office Products, a variety of Oracle products, Windows and the Internet. Experience with both PC and Mac.
Principal Office and Administrative Specialist, 07/2007
to Current University of Minnesota – Minneapolis,
The Office for Equity and Diversity is responsible for the University of Minnesota's system-wide diversity initiatives and programs.
Provide support to the senior and other central staff members.
Calendar management, scheduling meetings, memberships and travel of senior-level staff including Vice President Front-line receptionist to visitors and calls to the vice presidential office, respond to or initiate inquiries Order, purchase, and distribute supplies and equipment Manage purchasing card and reimbursement activities and reports Process University expenditure documents and reports Provide facility needs to include handling of keys, submission of work orders, ordering of furniture, ordering of signage, coordination of office moves.
Serve as Department Access Coordinator (DAC) Plan events and related logistics such as ordering supplies, making travel arrangements, reserve rooms, and arrange for food.
Provide central purchasing services on purchasing card.
Resolves minor equipment problems or arranges for repairs for central equipment to include copier, postage machine.
Program Assistant, 11/2006
to 06/2007 African American Adoption Agency – St. Paul,
Serves prospective foster and adoptive families; birth families and waiting children.
Our services are grounded in a philosophy of inclusion and partnership.
Assistant to Program Manager Prepare routine correspondence and other written materials Database management Assist with coordination of special events Conduct research, and present information on prospective clients Front-line receptionist to guest, and potential clients Process of confidential and sensitive information Created organizational and filing systems, resulting in easy access to critical information and streamlined office functioning.
Administrative Assistant, 01/1998
to 10/2006 United Negro College Fund – Minneapolis,
The nation's largest, oldest, most successful and most comprehensive minority higher education assistance organization, providing operating funds and technology enhancement services for 39 member historically black colleges and universities Administration & Organization Maintain account receivables and accounts payables in compliance with standard operating procedures Prepare routine correspondence and other written materials Maintain schedules and calendars of directors Arrange travel Contact management Communication & Collaboration Written and oral communication with prospective donors and board members, volunteers, and students Represent the organization via public speaking to various volunteer and employee groups Assist in the design of print materials for marketing and recruiting Prepare monthly, quarterly and yearly reports Project Management Manage workplace giving campaigns from application through pledge processing Cultivate new prospective funding sources Assist in planning and implementation of donor cultivation and fundraising events Conduct research, organize and present information on prospective clients.
to 01/1998 Minneapolis Urban League – Minneapolis,
Each year, over 20,000 people look to the Minneapolis Urban League for assistance in overcoming barriers that prevent them from accessing quality employment, housing, education, social services, and health care.
Certificate of Business 1984
Practical Business Management Minneapolis, MN
Century College Certificate 1980
Fashion, Sales and Merchandising White Bear Lake, MN: Minneapolis Community Technical College -