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Management Human Resources

The Bronx, NY
March 14, 2018

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SHERLAND KELLMAN • 917-***-**** •


HRIS System Management Talent Management Project Management

Dynamic and motivated HR professional with over two years of progressive experience in a fast-paced environment. Skilled in building relationships with employees, increasing organizational commitment. Advanced proficiency in managing projects from conception to completion to maximize output.


HR Best Practices

ADP Workforce Now

Employee Relations

Project Management

New Employee Orientation

Policies and Procedures

Talent Management

Change Management


Acacia Network

Human Resources Generalist 01/2016-Present

Orchestrate the organization's transition to automating processes by identifying and implementing onboarding, document management, and background check solutions - PeopleDoc, Digiscribe, Sterling Backcheck

Revise background check and vehicle usage policies in line with current federal, state, and local laws and facilitated in-service trainings to ensure comprehension of changes and updates

Process over 200 ADP new hire entries during a two-month expansion project

Routinely audit 500+ employee records to ensure compliance with regulatory bodies such as DOE, DOI, DOHMH, OCFS, OASAS, DYCD, and DHS

Provide HR support to five subsidiaries of Acacia Network totaling over 500 employees

Implement the I-9 Employment Eligibility Verification Process for 25 to 50 employees monthly in compliance with the United States Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) immigration laws

Manage employee relations by investigating incidents and grievances and creating are solutions through the application of governing laws and company policies

Provides consultation to over 30 program directors regarding personnel practices, policy and employment laws

Serve as COBRA Administrator for various medical and dental plans including AETNA and Guardian

Ensure compliance with budgetary guidelines and position control by using five excel sheets to track and record employee movement

Human Resources Coordinator 06/2015-01/2016

Provided HR support to an Acacia Network subsidiary with over 200 employees in 15 locations

Executed background checks for 10-15 new hires monthly by utilizing various websites including Sterling BackCheck, Staff Exclusion List and the Statewide Central Registry Database

Submitted monthly union reports for all 1199 union employees in regards to initiation dues

Organized and facilitated monthly New Employment Orientations for all Acacia Network new hires

Ensured maintenance and accuracy of employee records by completing filing and audit projects

Designed the Professional Boundaries section of the monthly new employee orientation based on company policy

Reduced the time for onboarding employees by executing background checks for HR Managers


State University of New York at Stony Brook, Long Island, NY

Master of Science, Human Resource Management Matriculation: November 2018

The City College of the City University of New York, New York, NY

Bachelor of Arts, Psychology Matriculation: May 2015


Society of Human Resources Management

Stony Brook Chapter, Member 08/2016-Present

Phi Beta Sigma Fraternity, Incorporated

Rho Epsilon Sigma Chapter, Parliamentarian 01/2016-Present

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