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Office Manager

Location:
Lake Charles, Louisiana, 70615, United States
Salary:
Open
Posted:
August 12, 2018

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Nichola R.Patterson 3-372******-Cell. Or

337-***-****-M.

JOB OBJECTIVE

Seeking a position where my education, computer skills, experience, accuracy in handling details, energy and cheerful outlook will be an asset. EDUCATION

McNeese State University – Business Management, Lake Charles, Louisiana – Presently attending.

WORK EXPERIENCE

Big Brothers Big Sisters of Southwest Louisiana June 2000 to Oct. 2010 Southwest Louisiana Health Education Center – Americorps Lake Charles, Louisiana

Office Manager (Americorps Service Member) – Duties: Responsible for general office operations. Outreach. Making matches. Grant research, writing and application. Type and distribute correspondence, reports and other documentation as required. Review and maintain case files. Independently track all aspects of program and relay this information to the national office via the extranet. Transcribe tapes verbatim of board meetings. Schedule staff appointments. Track and order office supplies. Manage petty cash. Secure donations. Disperse checks. Read, interpret and research national and federal regulations and organizational policies to assure compliance. Independently plan, collect, assimilate and compose reports and correspondence containing decisions that establish precedents and which may commit a department to a course of action. Research, write and secure grants. Governor’s Office of Elderly Affairs (CCOA) June 1997 to May 2000 Lake Charles, Louisiana

Executive Secretary/Administrative Assistant- Duties: Responsible for general office operation. Type and distribute correspondence, reports and other documentation as required and maintain executive files on incoming and outgoing correspondence and reports. Compose correspondence for Executive Director. Transcribe tapes verbatim of hearing and meetings. Liaison between Executive Director and Board of Directors. Arrange, participate and implement, as directed, conferences and committee meetings. Independently compose reports and correspondence containing decisions that establish precedents and which may commit a department to a course of action. Read, interpret and research state and federal regulations and organizational policies to assure compliance.

Players Casino A ugust 1995 to June 1997

Lake Charles, Louisiana

Special Events Coordinator- D uties: Responsible for the operation of special events geared to patrons. Hands-on involvement and supervision of all events, projects, promotions, publications and involvement of the Marketing Department. Independently compose reports and correspondence containing decisions that establish precedents and which may commit a department to a course of action.

Calcasieu Parish Police Jury (Job Training/Job Match) July 1995 to August 1995

Lake Charles, Louisiana

Case Manager – Responsibilities: Collect, organize and analyze information about individuals through records, tests, interview and professional sources, to appraise their interests, aptitudes, abilities and personality characteristics, for vocational and education planning. Engaged in research and follow-up activities to evaluate both the participant and the program’s effectiveness. Provided personal counseling to participants through a variety of methods, i.e., office visits, home visits and on-site training.

Calcasieu Parish Police Jury (Job Match)

July 1993 to July 1995

Lake Charles, Louisiana

Eligibility Specialist – Responsibilities: Complete intake application and accompanying worksheets. Insured that all required intake and eligibility forms were properly completed in accordance with the Louisiana Department of Labor regulations. Notified applicants of eligibility or ineligibility. Recorded additional knowledge, skills, abilities, interests, test results and other data pertinent to selection and referral of applicants. Referred applicants to appropriate agencies and other JTPA staff as necessary. General correspondence, memos, reports, etc. Calcasieu Parish Police Jury (Job Match)

September 1990 to July 1993

Lake Charles, Louisiana

Intake Clerk – Duties: Responsible for reviewing and completing the intake application with applicants to establish which of JTPA’s programs the applicants were interested in and their eligibility for specific programs. Pre-screened applicants before referring them to any program activity. Coordinated referrals between assessment staff and counselors. Answered and directed telephone calls. Maintained reports and files needed on applicants. Calcasieu Parish Police Jury (Job Match)

April 1990 to September 1990

Lake Charles, Louisiana

Receptionist – Responsibilities: General office work, prepared timesheets, dispersed checks, answered and directed telephone calls.

SPECIAL SKILLS

Possess knowledge of principles, practices and techniques of public administration. Apt understanding of multi-disciplinary programs and services. Able to integrate and harmonize diversified functions. Expertise in utilizing modern methods and principles of planning, data collection and assimilation to complete assigned tasks. Excellent word processing skills, particularly in technical areas. Experience in software packages and proficient in computer usage, i.e., Windows, Visio, FrontPage, InfoPath, Microsoft Word, Wordperfect, Windows, Windows NT & XP, Peachtree for Accounting, Photo Suite, Microsoft Works & Money, Wordperfect for DOS, Lotus, Excel, Quattro Pro, Paradox, Paciolan, Word, Access, PowerPoint, LSI, AmiPro, MATS, Money, PageMaker, Corel, Adobe, Netscape, AutoCAD, Publisher, Print Shop, Quicken, FrontPage, Trellix Web, Adobe Acrobat, Print Master Gold, Print Artist Gold, all Lotus applications, Outlook, Outlook Express, Internet, Extranet and Email. REFERENCES

Furnished upon request.

Nichola Patterson

Cameron, La

Lake Charles, Louisiana 70631

Cell number: 337-***-****

Message number: 337-***-****

Re: Attached

To Whom It May Concern:

It has come to my attention that you seeking attached. My attached resume will give you a better understanding of my background and skills. In addition, althought not outlined in my resume, for the past few years I have successfully operated commercial shrimp boats and barges as well as oyster boats.

Please feel free to contact me at any time to discuss my qualifications. Sincerely,

Nichola Patterson

337-***-****



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