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Human Resources Air Force

Baltimore, Maryland, United States
August 30, 2017

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Phone: 803-***-****

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OBJECTIVE/SUMMARY: To obtain mid-career level position that will promote professional growth into a senior level position, as well as personal fulfillment. Experienced Human Resources professional with experience in position classification, position description writing, position management, job analysis and staffing and recruitment. Certified in Delegating Examining Unit (DEU). Educated in human resources development, program management and program evaluation. Experienced in teaching business related courses to adults in a hybrid format and online.


George Washington University Washington, DC

Major: Doctorate of Education in Human and Organizational Learning

Graduation: May 2020

Webster University Washington, DC

Major: Master’s in Human Resources Development (one class away)

Graduation: TBA

Webster University San Antonio, TX

Major: Master’s in Health Administration

Graduation: May 2011

Webster University Columbia, SC

Major: Bachelors in Business Management

Graduation: May 2009

Orangeburg-Calhoun Technical College Orangeburg, SC

Associates in Science in Respiratory Care Technology

Graduation: July 2006


Department of Justice/Justice Management Division

Human Resources Specialist (Classification/Staffing & Recruitment)

June 2015-Present

Washington, DC

50 hours/week

Serve as the Team Lead over a group of Classification and Staffing Specialists, both federal employees and contractors. Ensure all employee reports are completed and submitted in a timely fashion. Report to the Assistant Director, as necessary, for any issues or problems that may arise. Make recommendations and decisions based on policies and procedures.

Conduct reviews of current positions within the DOJ/JMD for the Office of the Chief Information Office (OCIO), such as Information Technology, Engineering and positions in the scientific field, to determine the appropriateness of job title, series and grade determinations, based on management or employee requests. Work with managers, hiring officials, and liaisons in developing position descriptions, as necessary.

Classify positions using the Office of Personnel Management (OPM) standards. Conduct position analysis. Review and research duty statements, program documentation and occupational information contained in the position standards. Write and prepare clear and concise position evaluation statements to support and justify classification determination.

Provide comprehensive recruitment and placement services for OCIO using USA Staffing software. Conduct ten desk audits per month for the classification of ten positions per month.

Receive, review, and analyze recruitment requests and supporting documentation from OCIO. Determine the best methods to fill positions whether through local announcement, centralized recruitment activity, etc. and takes appropriate action.

Post jobs announcements to, ensuring the announcement is in compliance with DOJ/JMD policies and procedures. Rate and analyze each eligible applicant packet upon closing of announcement, ensuring each veteran is vetted correctly. Prepare a certificate with each qualified candidate, then send out to the hiring officials. Prepare tentative and firm job offers to selectees, ensuring all security forms and all documentation is ensured. Ensure that all Entrance on Duty (EOD) packets are completed with accuracy, in a timely fashion. Close out all packets as necessary.

Conduct and facilitate bi-monthly brown bag sessions with hiring officials, managers and subordinates, providing education sessions on position management, classification, and staffing and recruitment. Facilitating team members and hiring officials on Veterans’ Preference, Schedule A, and other hiring authorities.

Accomplishments for 2016: Classified over 70 positions and placed them all within a shared drive for all Specialists may access them. Positions ranged from GS-5 to GS-15 grade levels, with a 100 percent success rate. Classified and provided quality review for classification to other Specialists and contractors with a 100 percent success rate.

Rated over 3000 applicants without any mistakes, to include adjudicating Veteran’s Preference.

Serve as Program Manager for the new Distinguished. Classified all Position Descriptions for the program, from GS-12 to GS-15, rate all applicants for the program and onboard all new employees for the program.

The Ford Career Management Services


May 2009-Present

Fort Washington, MD

25 hours/week

Perform resume writing services to suit the needs of a variety of clients. Specialization in both federal government and private sector positions. Conduct resume writing seminars and presentations to groups and individuals.

Teach interview coaching techniques and interview preparation skills that center on specific positions. Teach research analyses, network building, and how to get noticed after an interview.

Analyze an assortment of positions, clients and their abilities, and manage the client’s usajobs account. Apply for a number of positions each week for clients and setting up interviews.

USCYBER COMMAND – Department of Defense

Human Resources (HR) Specialist (Classification)

August 2014-June 2015

Ft. Meade, MD

40 hours/week

Provided position classification services to assigned organizations with the CYBER command. Classified 5 to 10 high-grades per month that are in emerging or rapidly changing technical fields. Provided technical input as appropriate in resolving potential conflicts with classification principles and practices. Determined adequacy of Core Personnel Documents, conducted 5 to 10 employee and supervisory desk audits per month to determine accuracy of the documents and resolve areas of inaccuracy with supervisors. Prepared written correspondence and other documents such as evaluation statements concerning controversial issues, reports of special studies, scripts for briefings, letters outlining alternate position management strategies, and supplements to regulations or directives.

Briefed the Colonel, Chief of Staff, and other members of senior management on classification guidelines, procedures, authorities and policies. Ensured that the organization is coherently following all necessary practices that involve classification issues, in accordance with the Department of Defense (DoD), the Office of Personnel Management (OPM) and the Air Force Personnel Center (AFPC).

Analyzed and interpreted a variety of Human Resources policies and procedures concerning classification, position management, and staffing and recruitment. Advised managers and supervisors regarding classification and position management.

Provided position management advisory services in dealing with difficult, complex, and often controversial position management issues. Offered authoritative advice and assistance to supervisors and managers to help them achieve the most efficient, effective, and economical usage of human resources in their organizations.

Participated in special initiatives, studies and projects. Studies included but were not limited to self-assessment reviews, review of draft classification standards, and wage studies for positions in the Information Technology series, Engineering, scientific, human resources, management and program analyst, administrative, financial and biological sciences field.

Department of Defense-Department of Air Force-Air Force Personnel Center (AFPC)

Human Resources (HR) Specialist (Classification)

May 2013- August 2014

Pentagon, Arlington, VA

40 hours/week

Served as an HR Specialist in Classification/Subject Matter Expert (SME) with responsibility for planning, developing, and carrying out the full range of position classification and position management advisory services for assigned organizations.

Provided position classification services to assigned organizations. The organizations were complex, relatively stable, and have a wide range of occupations which are professional and administrative in nature, but also include clerical and trades and crafts positions.

Planned and performed studies and assisted managers and supervisors in identifying instances of job dilution, supervisory layering, and other signs of poor position management.

Participated in self-assessment reviews, reviews of draft classification standards, and other special projects as may arise. Conducted 15 to 20 position desk audits per month, leading to the classification of 15 to 20 positions to be classified in the Information Technology, program and management analyst, human resources, financial, clerical, administrative, engineering, scientific, acquisition, mathematics, and biological sciences series.

Wrote a variety of materials to include items for newsletters, reports of special studies, and scripts for briefings.

Department of Defense – Department of Air Force-AFPC

HR Specialist/Palace Acquired Internship (PAQ) (Classification/Staffing and Recruitment)

September 2010- May 2013

Randolph Air Force Base, San Antonio, TX

40 hours/week

Performed developmental assignments that were involved in providing classification services to a small group of organizational activities consisting primarily of Federal Wage System, clerical, or non-appropriated fund positions. Conducted up to 10 desk audits per month, leading to the classification of 10 positions per month, in a variety of fields.

Researched, analyzed, and applied various Office of Personnel Management (OPM) regulations, Code of Federal Regulations, Department of Defense and Air Force regulations to learn the techniques of providing classification management advice or classifying new or reviewed positions.

Established and maintained a positive working relationship with customers through personal motivation and technical competence.

Answered research requests and responded to taskings with the appropriate sense of urgency and timeliness.

Provided comprehensive recruitment and placement services for assigned organizations Air Force wide using USA Staffing software. Was responsible for assisting in the development and implementation of guidance, policy, and procedures for the Air Force Personnel Center.

Received, reviewed, and analyzed recruitment requests and supporting documentation from serviced organizations. Determined the best methods to fill positions whether through local announcement, centralized recruitment activity, etc. and takes appropriate action.

Coded and reviewed all types of complex personnel actions. Performed pre-processing audits of personnel action packages involving all types of personnel actions such as appointments, promotions, reassignments, changes to lower grades, transfers, mass changes, pay adjustments, etc.

Participated in special initiatives, studies and projects, and affirmative employment activities. Participated in initiatives, studies, and projects such as self-assessment reviews, pre-Reduction-In-Force exercises, the student and summer employment recruitment programs, application of draft qualification standards, and out-sourcing studies.

Performed a full range of staffing advisory services to organizations serviced. Advised installation on regulatory compliance, other program requirements, and recommends possible alternate solutions to issues.

Concordia University, San Antonio, TX

Adjunct Professor (Part-time)

June 2011-May 2013

10 hours/week

Taught Health Administration courses on the Bachelors level in an adult/evening program. Facilitated a meaningful learning experience of the competencies in the Health Administration curriculum. Courses taught face-to-face and online.

Ensured that each student grasped the subject matter being taught so that each graduate could fulfill the ever changing needs of the healthcare market.

Taught effectively; provided sound academic advisement; conducted socially significant research; while providing a service to the University, profession, community and maximized opportunities to initiate professional growth.

Courses taught were Introduction to Leadership and Human Resources within the Healthcare Environment.

Respiratory Therapist

April 2010- September 2010

Wm. Jennings Bryan Dorn V.A. Medical Center, in Columbia, SC

40 hours/week

Made sure that the veteran’s respiratory, social, and mental needs are met.

Worked independently in all Intensive Care Units and critical care settings.

Performed postural drainage procedures, arterial punctures, blood gas analysis, and provided emergency care to critically ill patients, including cardiopulmonary and status asthmaticus, and acute pulmonary edema.

Assisted in the care of veterans with Respiratory diseases (i.e. Asthma, Chronic Bronchitis, Cystic Fibrosis, COPD, Emphysema, Lung Cancer etc.)

Initiated, monitored, and made appropriate adjustments on ventilators, CPAP and BIPAP units per physician orders.

Respiratory Therapist

August 2005- November 2009

Palmetto Health Richland in Columbia, SC

50 hours/week

Performed duties necessary to treat patients in accordance with the physician’s order and departmental policy.

Worked independently in all Intensive Care Units and critical care settings.

Consulted with physicians and other key personnel and make recommendations on treatment where appropriate.

Maintained a level of professionalism that adheres to the Standards of Behavior.



Community Church of Washington DC-United Church of Christ (CCWDC-UCC) – Deacon/Treasurer of the Diaconate Board

Blacks in Government (BIGs) -Member

National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP) - Member

Alpha Phi Alpha, Fraternity, Incorporated - Member

Registered Respiratory Therapist

July 2006- Present

Clearance Level/Certifications/Courses

Delegating Examining Unit (DEU) Certification – November 2015

Top Secret Clearance

Civilian Acculturation Leadership Training (CALT) – February 2013

Squadron Officer School/Remote (SOS) – Currently enrolled

Basic Life Support (BLS)

Staffing Courses

Qualifications Analysis courses

Classification courses

Advanced Classification courses


Susan R. Gatlin, GS-15

USCYBER Command Technical Advisor

9800 Savage Road, Suite 6477

Fort George G. Meade, MD. 20755


Dr. Robin Chisolm-Davis, CEO

Crescent Strategies

1201 Main St.

Columbia, SC.


Thaddeus Fernandez, CEO

G-Force Consulting Agency

501 Renie Way

San Antonio, TX


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