January 2011 to May 2017
541) 531-1056 – Office Manager/Legal Assistant/Paralegal
Office Manager, Legal Assistant and Paralegal to Attorney, Roger Ousey. I hired employees, ran the day-to-day office operations, accounting, maintenance of the building, interviewed and assessed potential clients as to their eligibility for Social Security Disability benefits and/or Workers’ Compensation Claims. I filed the Initial applications and if necessary the Request for Reconsideration and Request for Hearings appeals. I worked with the local Social Security office as well as the Office of Disability Adjudication and Review in Eugene.
December 2005 to November 2007
Although my title at the V.A. was Secretary, I trained in the Substance Abuse Treatment Program and Experiential Learning Program as observer and facilitator. Possess the ability to actively listen to clients and co-workers, including paraphrasing, reflecting, summarizing and documenting clear and concise records in an objective manner. I wrote the Job Description for my position, served as liaison between staff and veterans, maintained correspondence, agendas, minutes, composed documents and organized staff functions.
2003 to 2003
Historian (Unsolved murders of Jones and Culhane) Gave presentations at Historical Societies and Museums in Southern Oregon
Jacksonville, OR, Woodlands Association Board Member
2003 to 2003
Practicum work under Josie Wilson, Ph.D.) 2003
Organized and carried out a hygiene supply drive for homeless youth in the Southern Oregon area with two other students. Interfaced with Community Works staff and volunteers
● Children’s Miracle Network
Worked in Foundation office contacting past donors. Tracked funding. Handled public relations and motivation of other volunteers.
● Asante’s Annual Kids Care Fair
Organized, decorated, and setup a kids hand-washing booth to teach children about germs.
Served on following Committees and Boards
● Jacksonville, OR, Woodlands Association Board Member
● Jacksonville, OR Vintage Food & Wine Festival Board Member
● Girl Scouts of America
● Victorian Christmas- Jacksonville, OR Board Member
● New Year’s Eve Annual Casino Night & Auction Board Member
2002 to 2002
Tutored alternative students to secure a high school diploma
June 1995 to December 1997
541) 608-4900 – Manager – Lois Banke, Ph.D.
Organizing educational training in Pediatric Life Support, Neonatal Resuscitation, Basic Life Support, and Advanced Cardiac Life Support courses. Designed brochures and wrote correspondence. Provided staff support to physicians, nurses, boards members, and administrative personnel. Tracked, contacted, and scheduled attendees. Received incoming funds. Reviewed applicants’ current standing to determine eligibility. Developed relationships within organizations and departments as well as with the public sector. Read, interpreted and applied current regulations, and policies and procedures for each program administered. Answered questions to the general public and staff.
Liaison between employers and employees
February 1993 to December 1996
Medford, OR In-House Human Resources February 1993 – Dec. 1996
Initially started as a temporary employee working in offices throughout Southern Oregon. Was promoted to the in-house Human Resources position where I recruited, hired, trained and matched employees to temporary and permanent positions. Through the interview process I evaluated skill level, and counseled employees regarding appropriate attire and actions. Liaison between employers and employees. Established daily, weekly, and monthly job assignments. Represented Kelly to outside organizations. Developed new and promoted existing relationships with past and present employers. Understood job market.
February 1990 to September 1992
541)857-7777 – Supervisor Kevin McCloughan
Administrative Assistant for 90 units of low income senior and disabled housing subsidized by HUD. Developed new and existing relationships with disabled and elderly persons. Tracked low-income data of residents for yearly reviews. Researched and identified available community services. Assisted in Federal grant writing proposals. Traveled to meetings to represent the company. Developed brochures and flyers. Planned and developed activities. Conducted in-home visits with residents. Handled confidential issues and problems.
April 1987 to February 1988
Interfaced with Air Pollution Control Officer setting up schedules. Worked in cooperation with County Counsel, County Board members, and various officials. Programmed and set-up air quality charts for the District using Super Calc. Interacted with general public.
Document Control Manager
February 1978 to September 1987
Manager of the Document Control area for classified programs. Organized administrative and program related projects. Coordinated with scientists and engineers to produce effective final products. Developed clear, effective written correspondence. Represented the company to government agencies. Networked and traveled representing the company. Participated in planning, problem-solving and decision-making. Organized, facilitated, and attended meetings for both internal and external agencies. Provided information, technical assistance and training for subcontractors, staff, and administration. Maintained confidential documents and developed policies and procedures related to my area. Managed assignments, resolved problems, evaluated effectiveness of procedures. Supervised, trained, and motivated office personnel. Handled on-dock procurement.
B.S. in Psychology
A.A. in General Sciences
● Legal Assistant ● Detail oriented and organized
● Office Manager ● Human resources, hiring experience
● Strong computer background ● Able to meet deadlines and multi-task
● Effective written and verbal communication skills ● Strong research background