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Administrative Assistant Office

Toronto, Ontario, Canada
3500- 40000
January 22, 2018

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Amanda Mitchell • 226-***-**** • • Toronto, ON

Entry-Level Office Administrator

Recent graduate with M.A. in French with experience managing large groups, conducting performance reviews and overseeing and analyzing large quantities of information. Seeking opportunities to expand experience managing office equipment, handling internal and external communications and coordinating meetings and or appointments.


University of Western Ontario June 2011-October 2017

Master’s degree in French (M.A)

Bachelor’s degree; double major in French language, literature and Sociology (B.A)

Relevant Office Experience

The Toronto College of Dental Hygiene and Auxiliaries

Receptionist/ Administrative Assistant

October 1st- December 1st2017 (Temporary)

Responsible for opening the school each morning

Greeted students and welcomed dozens of clients daily

Answered and diverted various calls to the respective employees

In charge of receiving and shipping out company packages and mail

Prepared invoices using the program SAGE and took payments from dental clients

Sent X-Rays to clients and dental offices

University of Western Ontario

Graduate Research Assistant

May 2017-August 2017

Effectively assisted a professor working on a project focusing on the influence of a French writer and his impact on Canada

Assisted professor by finding and classifying new potential research deemed worthy to the project

Responsible for transcribing and translating articles from English to French

Took initiative to review and verify the grammar, the bibliography and the formatting of chapters of a book written by the professor

Scheduled and organized meetings with other team collaborators and professor

Course Instructor

September 2016-May 2017

Successfully acted as a course instructor to a first-year university level French course comprised of 40 students

Designed and organized detail oriented lesson plans for each course throughout two semesters

Delegated to mark and administer tests, final exams and dissertations

Entrusted to manage and upload all grades into the university data base known as OWL

Demonstrated problem solving skills and commitment by being dedicated to guiding students with course material outside of class time

Participated in monthly department meetings and educational seminars

Collaborated with multiple co-workers to strategically create test and exam review sheets

Answered and documented any department or student emails




« Personnages féminins subversifs et censure dans le théâtre de Victor Hugo »

Director: Geneviève De Viveiros

French Department, The University of Western Ontario

Additional Experience

Head Swim Coach at The London Silver Dolphins

September 2015-May 2017

Head coach of the Master’s swim club in London, Ontario comprised of 60 swimmers

Developed the annual coaching strategies and goals with the board of directors

Hosted vigorous and detail oriented workout sessions for a variety of ages (18 through to seniors)

Assigned to attend swim competitions within Ontario

Provided useful feedback based on each swimmer’s performances

Swim Coach at The London Aquatic Club

September 2012-July 2016

Skillfully coached a group of 25 young teenagers

Coached at various swim competitions throughout the year that ranged within Ontario and Quebec

Frequently participated in swim camps and swim clinics hosted by Swim Canada to continually enhance my knowledge of the sport

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