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Manager Quality Assurance

Location:
Dayton, Ohio, 45420, United States
Salary:
75,000.00
Posted:
April 01, 2012
Email:
mg03so@r.postjobfree.com
Contact Info:
************@*****.***


JAMES LEE RAY

*** ***** ***

Dayton, OH *****

Cell: (937)***-****

Email: mg03so@r.postjobfree.com

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WORK HISTORY

Nov 2006

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Oct 2011 Graduate Education Program Manager

United States Air Force

Wright-Patterson AFB, OH

Managed, assisted, and tracked over 700 Air Force officers in Masters and Doctoral programs at the Naval Postgraduate School, the Defense Language Institute, and other educational institutes worldwide. Degree requirements exceed $2.2 million per fiscal year.

• Saved the Air Force $97,000--coordinated short-notice curriculum change

• Managed/oversaw 116 enrollments and 186 graduates during first year

• Recognized for strong leadership ability; awarded Company Grade Officer of Quarter

Nov 2004

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Nov 2006 Flight Commander/Chief, Resources and Technical Health

United States Air Force

Shaw AFB, SC

Managed $100,000 annual resource budget; established and prioritized budget requirements, coordinated spending plans, and developed other funding avenues for unit needs. Led 17-member operations support flight consisting of military and contractor personnel responsible for unit training, job certification, and standardization-evaluations programs, and communication-computer system/network operations and maintenance. Commander's lead metric analyst charged with maintaining a comprehensive quality assurance program that directly supported continuous improvement of weather forecasting capability, incorporated detailed evaluation and statistical review of Department of Defense operations at over 120 locations.

• Managed $90,000 unit funds/seven Government Purchase Card system cardholders

• Analyzed 3,000 monthly verification files and found improvement areas, support effectiveness rose 10%

• Crafted continuity of operations plan recognized as “Superior” by evaluation inspectors

• Leadership enabled unit to win 2005 award as best Operational Weather Squadron in the Air Force

Aug 2003

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Nov 2004 Staff Weather Officer

United States Air Force

Shaw AFB, SC

Managed analysis, production, and delivery of technical health statistics of two weather operations centers. Budgeted for current and future weather operations, systems, and logistics support. Programmed and executed $155,000 budget.

• Served as Government Purchase Card account manager, approval authority, resource manager, security manager, and computer security responsible officer

Oct 2001

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Aug 2003 Assistant Flight Commander

United States Air Force

Fort Wainwright Army Installation, Alaska

Directed tactically deployed combat weather team operations to advise Army leaders on weather impacts to planned battle maneuvers under harsh arctic conditions. Monitored and ensured technical quality of forecasting and observing services.

• Resource manager--responsible for $900,000 of Army tactical equipment and vehicles; achieved rare 100% accounting during inspection

• Authored $25,000 annual spending plan--budget management led to receipt of needed equipment beyond fiscal constraints

• Directed and oversaw the complete revision of Combat Weather Team lesson plans--guaranteed 5-person unit 100% trained

• Company Grade Officer of the Quarter; youngest officer in unit bested senior personnel for honor

EDUCATION

Jan 2007

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Jul 2008 Central Michigan University

Wright-Patterson AFB, OH

Master of Science in Administration

• Focus area of Organizational Design/Development and Team Building/Management

• Graduated with overall GPA of 3.98

• Inducted into Golden Key International Honour Society

Aug 1991

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Jun 1994 Roanoke College

Salem, VA

Bachelors in Business Administration

• Focus area of Human Resource Management

• Strong training background in Financial Management

MEMBERSHIPS

Who's Who of American Business Leaders (2008), Alpha Kappa Psi, Professional Business Fraternity (lifetime member), Military Officer’s Association of America, Veterans of Foreign Wars (lifetime member), American Legion

SOFTWARE/SYSTEM SKILLS

Microsoft Office suite (Word, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint, Access), Internet Explorer, ABSS, Automated Records Management System, and Defense Travel Systems