To continue my career with an organization that will utilize my Management, Supervision and Administrative skills to benefit mutual growth and success. I am seeking a fulfilling and challenging job where I can utilize my extensive background, while learning new skills in a professional setting. Thirty years of management experience in the Innovative Computing Laboratory, Chemical Engineering and Chemistry Departments at the University of Tennessee. Specific experience includes, but is not limited to overseeing grants/proposals, Human Resources Management, International Visas, member of the Faculty Search Committee; organization of workshops and meetings; supervising designated personnel.
Macbook Pro, iMac, ThinkPad, Dell Precision T3400
Proficient use of IRIS, Microsoft Office (Word/Excel/PowerPoint/Outlook/Access), Adobe Acrobat Pro
Proofreading and composing correspondence, data entry
Responsible, dedicated, enjoy working with the public
Good communication skills, can take initiative and work without supervision
I-9 forms processing
Supervisor January 2001 to CurrentUniversity of Tennessee, Innovative Computing Laboratory ICL
Responsible for managing Human Resources (initial hires, manages biweekly and monthly payroll, reviews IRIS entries for research group); supervises designated personnel, evaluates policies and procedures of the university for human resources, graduate assistantships and VISA policies; maintain employee information in databases and ensure appropriate modifications, provide administrative support by maintain employee records and performing data entry duties.
Assist in proposal preparation and submission, review, edit and integrate documents into NSF FastLane and DOE Grants.Gov proposal system, coordinate with other collaborating institutions regarding submission process; initiate J-1/H-1 VISA and green card applications for incoming and current ICL employees; coordinates Graduate Research Assistantships within EECS and ICL, assist in course selection for students within ICL; handles all travel for Distinguished Professor; prepare memos and letters for various departments and employees.
Coordinate with the Office of Equity and Diversity in recruiting employees for various positions within ICL research group; assists in coordination and attends workshops for the International Exascale Software Project (IESP) in Santa Fe, NM; Paris, France; Tsukuba, Japan; Oxford, UK; Maui, HI; San Francisco, CA; Cologne, Germany, Kobe, Japan and Fukuoka, Japan; schedule meetings and interact with University departments and serve as liaison between Professor Dongarra, University administrators and faculty.
Supervisor January 1994 to December 2000University of Tennessee
Process all correspondence, assisted in development of grants and contracts and worked with research administration to oversee completion of proposals, accounting; travel to Oak Ridge National Laboratory on an as needed basis for Dr.
Cummings (cleared for entrance on 9/1/98).
Member of the Faculty Search Committee for the Department of Chemical Engineering; Editorial Assistant for an International Journal - Fluid Phase Equilibria; attend and take minutes/transcribe for the User Advisory Group for Computing meetings and served on the Department Graduate Brochure Committee.
Organize events and meetings at annual conferences of the American Institute of Chemical Engineers; make all arrangements and preparation for and advertise the chemical engineering seminar series; organize and attend the National Science Foundation (NSF) workshop and FOMMS 2000 in Keystone, Colorado.
Initiate Personnel Action Forms (PAF), J-1/H-1 visa, honorariums, ONRL clearance, and affirmative action search.
Schedule meetings and keep updated electronic calendar with appointments, meetings, travel, conferences, and luncheons.
Interact with University departments and serve as liaison between Dr.
Cummings, University administrators and faculty.
Office Supervisor June 1987 to December 1993University of Tennessee
Process all correspondence, technical typing, computer graphics, assisted in development of grants and contracts, accounting.
Initiate honorarium, J-1/H-1 visa, ORNL clearance, and affirmative action search, arrange hotel accommodations and assist with housing for foreign visitors.
Coordinated 5-day Symposia in Washington, DC.
Interact with other University departments and serve as liaison between the Distinguished Scientist and other University officials.
Principal Secretary March 1985 to June 1987University of Tennessee, College of Engineering, Dr. William Sullivan
Word Processing, technical typing, general correspondence, course work, assist with preparation of research proposals; computer graphics; arrange meetings, take minutes/transcribe, plan travel and reimbursements; prepared work schedules and time sheets for staff.
Initiate purchase orders, LPO's transfer vouchers; assist CCIEM staff, laser printer maintenance; serve as liaison with UT and Industrial Members.
Oral communications, math, Fortran/Basic : 1983State Tech Community CollegeUniversity of Tennessee; Office of Human Resources Management Customer Service Facilitator, IRIS Training, Writing Skill Techniques, Proofreading, Courtesy Training, Managerial Training Seminars (3), Center for International Education SOS Travel Training, Policy/Procedure Class for International Visas;
Graduate : 1981Fulton High SchoolKnoxville; Courses: Junior and Senior VOE, oral communications, math
Emergency Response Team Member (University of Tennessee - Knoxville)
Past President -- Parent Teacher Association (PTA)
Knox County PTA Committee Member
Accounting, administrative support, Adobe Acrobat, Basic, Brochure, Good communication skills, Oral communications, CA, conferences, contracts, Customer Service, data entry, databases, DC, Dell, Detail oriented, edit, Editorial, Equity, Forms, Fortran, Grants, computer graphics, Human Resources, Human Resources Management, iMac, laser printer, letters, Managerial, managing, math, meetings, Access, Excel, Microsoft Office, Office, Outlook, PowerPoint, 2000, 98, Word, NSF, payroll, Personnel, policies, Proofreading, proposals, proposal, proposal preparation, recruiting, Research, San, Seminars, supervision, typing, Word Processing, workshops