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Operations research analyst

Swedesboro, New Jersey, United States
August 29, 2018

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Shekira Dunbar

Woolwich, NJ ***** 267-***-****

Operations Research Analyst

Motivated, results-oriented, and dynamic professional with proven experience leveraging data and financial analytics to create business and real-world solutions. Skilled communicator able to thrive both independently and as part of high functioning teams with an aptitude for quickly mastering any new task, tool, or technology. Analytical and organized as well as highly adaptable, proactive, and pragmatic in solving complex problems.

Quantitative Data Analysis

Research & Strategic Planning

Documentation & Reporting

Financial Analysis

Data Creation & Management

Error & Problem Resolution

Applied Mathematics

Optimization Modeling

Process Improvements


Bachelor of Arts in Mathematics, Concentration: Applied Mathematics

Wheaton College – Norton, MA Cumulative GPA: 3.27/4.00 2017

Key Coursework: Multivariable Calculus, Linear Algebra, Discrete Mathematics, Combinatorics, Abstract Algebra

Technical Skills: QuickBooks, SQL, TEI, SAS, C++, MS Office Suite



Advanced Mathematics Teacher, 9/2017 – Present

Create and implement lesson plans to meet curriculum and district goals with aim to inspire passion and mastery of subject. Customized teaching strategies to reach individual students and meet wide range of needs.

Designed and implemented new STEM curriculum, driving 43% increase in field interest from students.

Enhanced student access to and engagement with algebraic information through integration of both electronic and print documents.

Slashed in-class time by 60% while still achieving all curriculum expectations for each student and grade.


Assistant to Director of Financial Operations, 1/2014 – 9/2017

Performed analysis of weekly and monthly transactions to monitor all financial records and create reports for communication of activity throughout organizational departments.

Improved cohesion with board members and various departments through quarterly meetings and utilizing charts, spreadsheets, and graphs to improve communication of financial data.

Guided Marketing and Media departments in effectively managing budgets for products and brand strategies.

Enabled improved brand messaging and strategy to increase church membership through effective budgeting.


Computer Lab Assistant, 9/2014 – 5/2015

Provided students with fully operational and productive workspace, independently repairing any issues and delivering outstanding customer service.

Minimized computational errors, slashing rates by 35%, through analysis and extraction of customer data in SQL for weekly updates of Error Tableau.

Leveraged outstanding customer service and interpersonal skills to resolve problems or answer questions, optimizing customer loyalty.

Increased computer lab usage by 25% through introduction of program for processors to rent lab spaces.

Coder & Editor, 9/2013 – 12/2013

Utilized TEI to digitally preserve diaries of college Founder, including collaboration with team to ensure seamless flow of pages and upload codes for digital accessibility.

Proactively identified and edited previously coded to text to eliminate false information or incorrect codes.

Reduced overall workload by 5% by supporting peers in editing and coding, leveraging outstanding attention to detail to identify any coding errors.

Beta Tester for TAPAS, 9/2013 – 12/2013

Ensured completion and accuracy and information uploaded to TEI Archiving, Publishing, and Access Service (TAPAS) in timely manner.

Reported any issues or errors to minimize repeat problems and create seamless program for future users.

Enabled managers to resolve any issues prior to launch with clear communication of errors prior to deadlines.

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