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Manager Administrative Assistant

St. Louis, Missouri, United States
75-90K base
September 18, 2018

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Denise Guntli, MSW

**** **** **** ***, **, St. Louis, MO 63117


Practicum Experience

Harris House Foundation, St. Louis, MO (2015-2017)

*** **** ****** **** *******hip and Management Practicum

Assisted with budget preparation and the overall budget

Assisted with sales presentations/direct sales to hospitals, therapist, and potential business referrals

Assisted with planning the annual strategic planning meeting

Presented presentations to staff on leadership and ethics

Conducted a research project where I evaluated the transitional program which served underserved populations to see whether or not the agency is responding to the needs of the underserved groups.

*I worked full-time while trying to complete a practicum. Practicum in Management and Leadership that had evening and weekend hours were limited and obsolete. I was given special permission to complete my field experience at my workplace, which was beneficial for me because they trusted me and allowed me to perform duties and have access to information I would not have had access to at other agencies.

Professional Experience

Harris House Foundation, St. Louis, MO (October 2009 to present)

Harris House is a 501(c)3 drug and alcohol treatment facility where I have been recruiting new employees for the facility for 6 years.

Senior Human Resources Manager (Jan 2018 to present)

Human Resources Manager (December 2014 to present)

Human Resources Generalist (January 2014 to December 2014)

Human Resources Assistant (January 2013 to January 2014)

Senior Administrative Assistant (November 2011 to January 2013)

Administrative Assistant (November 2009 to November 2011)

Recruitment: full cycle recruiting: sourcing, recruiting, and interviewing new employees by placing job ads, submitting background checks and employment verifications, testing potential employees, following fair hiring practices and policies.

oDeveloped and executed recruitment strategies to attract quality employees

oStayed up to date on current laws involving the hiring process

oSourced various candidates through website postings, career fairs, social networking, relationship building, etc.

oUtilized applicant tracking system through Ziprecruiter

oUnderstands the sense of urgency when looking for a candidate for an open position

oNegotiation of salary and benefit packages

Management: Instructed and motivated 3 HR Assistants doing support tasks including scheduling of the 40 Monitors with 24/7 coverage, Member of SHRM

Employee Relations: performance counseling, progressive discipline, terminations, and exit interviews. Assisted with workplace issues such as harassment and other misconduct. Built positive work relationships.

Employee Benefits: conducts benefit enrollment for employees, processes unemployment claims, tracks employee vacation, created employee benefit packages

Compliance: hiring, termination, pay, exit interviews. Maintain employee handbook; writes new policies and procedures, assists with processing terminations and disciplinary action, maintains employee files.

Training/orientation: new hire paperwork such as 1-9 documentation, facilitate two Floor Monitor Meetings per month and Monthly Training for CARF certification

Compensation: salary administration, prepares performance reviews, pay grades, incentive plan, budget, payroll, and annual salary surveys

Carey, Danis, Lowe, LLC., St. Louis, MO April 2008 to Oct. 2008

Project Manager

Evaluated medical records for evidence of injuries known to be caused by the drug Vioxx

Supervised a team of employees on the Vioxx project/was promoted to project Manager after one month

Acted as liaison between lawyers and clients when dealing with concerns for specific cases

Temporary Assignment, I resigned because I moved to Hawaii for a year

Americorps, St. Louis, MO July 2007 to April 2008

Volunteer In Service to America (VISTA) at South Grand Senior Ministry

Developed and implemented a system of home adaptation and housing referrals for senior citizens to ensure home safety, with an end result of keeping them independent longer

Expanded the SGSM Model to the North County area, affecting more than 10,000 seniors

Recruited and trained volunteers by speaking at church services and writing advertisements for bulletins, fliers and newspapers


Masters of Social Work

Management and Leadership

University of Missouri St. Louis

Bachelor of Science in Sociology

Minor in Philosophy

Spring Hill College in Mobile, AL

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