Gayle M. Clark
Jensen Beach, FL 34957 U.S. Cell: 772-***-****
Human Resources ADMINISTRATION
Human Resources Manager/Generalist/Investigator with over 20 years of experience in Recruiting, Human Resource Administration, Training, Human Resources Security Administration, SME Program Management and HR Investigations within the Commercial and Defense Services Industries. Strong experience in documentation of security clearances for American Nationals, Foreign Nationals and Local Nationals.
SOS International, Reston, VA – Camp Taji, Iraq
Human Resources Administrator – September 2017 to November 2018
Responsible for providing human resources support for all contract employees at Camp Taji, Iraq.
Maintained and updated all employment contracts, expense reports and personnel files.
Obtained OSHA 30 certification.
Supported all base life operations departments including security, trades, technical and administrative.
19th Judicial Circuit Court, Public Defenders Office, Stuart, FL
Intern, Public Defender Investigator - June 2016 to June 2017
Interviewed new inmates and provided Public Defender’s Office criteria for determining defendant’s ability to obtain a Public Defender.
Performed defendant investigations utilizing “The Component Method”.
Supported Assistant Public Defenders in all facets of uncovering reasonable doubt for the defendant.
PAE Government Services, Arlington, VA (AUG 2010 to JUL 2014)
(Dubai, UAE) Human Resources Manager - May 2013 – July 2014
Supported the Dubai Hub and Iraq OMSS/BLISS Projects. Responsible for all FN recruiting, including providing all DOS on-boarding and security certifications (MRPT’s) for over 300 new hires FN’s and SF 86P documentation for all AN’s. Posted, sourced and provided HR document management utilizing iCIMS, OpsCheck and CostPoint. Tracked all new hire documents and contingencies for hiring. Reported progress of new hires to management and identified and resolved roadblocks for boots-on-the-ground.
Supported various other divisions of the organization by providing employee investigations regarding policy and ethics issues interfacing with legal and ethics corporate departments for the CSSP and JSSP Projects, Afghanistan.
Responsible for recruiting, utilizing iCIMS, applicant tracking software, new hire orientations, transfers, promotions, EOC’s, resignations/terminations, contract renewals, benefits, compensation and data management for federal compliance purposes.
(U.S. Embassy-Kabul, Afghanistan), Human Resources Supervisor, 2012 – 2013
Requested by company to move to Kabul, Afghanistan to support all facets in maintaining embassy operations.
Responsible for all HR functions including recruiting, payroll, employee contracts, ER, benefits, security administration, LOA, CAC, MOFA, Work Permits and all personnel administration.
Provided HR investigations involving internal employee ethics violations, counseling and performance improvement plans.
(U.S. Embassy-Baghdad, Iraq), Senior Human Resources Generalist, 2010 – 2011
Supported entire staff (400+) on embassy, performing recruiting, employee relations, records management, benefits and payroll, contract renewals and performance improvement programs.
Provided all security RSO initial vetting and re-vetting for badging including Government of Iraq (GOI) IZ badging and American (AN), Foreign Nationals, (FN) and Local Nationals (LN) clearances.
Supported all new construction projects with AN, FN and LN personnel in coordination with subcontract administration.
Civilian Police International, Oxon Hill, MD
(Kabul, Afghanistan), Human Resources Administrative Manager, 2010 – 2010
Supported International Advisors, working with the US Department of State, and the Ministry of Counter Narcotics for Afghanistan and CNAT (Counter Narcotics Advisory Team).
Coordinated and reviewed all SF 86P’s for Statements of No Objection for all armed personnel. Coordinated visa extensions and R&R schedules. Maintained records and data management files for all primary personnel.
Maintained all payroll, bonuses and expense reporting. Coordinated with external third-party payroll processing resolving salary, danger pay, post differential pay, comp time and out of country payment issues. Processed all on-boarding and out-boarding personnel.
Provided guidance for all personnel issues within established HR policies.
Worked with ICOR and INL personnel to ensure State Department directives were met for all property accountability. Scheduled transportation throughout the country for IA’s and Senior Security Leads to provide adequate manpower for each site.
Grunley-Walsh International (Aurora), Rockville MD.
(Gabon, Africa), Human Resources Administration Manager, 2008 - 2008
New Embassy Compound, Africa. Managed all Human Resources Administration, Security, Accounting and Documentation, in support of the construction of a new embassy and OBO/State Department initiatives.
Oversaw all logistics for personnel and vehicle access for going secure including OF-174 applications and payroll administration. Interacted with 300+ subcontractor personnel to ensure all applicable milestones were met.
Utilized Groove and ProjNet State Department databases in preparation for a live security compound. Worked with Gabonese and subcontractors to provide all HR, accounting, logistics and billeting needs.
Operational Support & Services (OSS) Fayetteville, NC
(Camp Constitution, Baghdad, Iraq) Program Manager, 2007 – 2008
Responsible for a team of Bilingual/Bicultural Advisors, Reporting Specialists and 150 local nationals.
Provided briefings to senior military personnel on status of programs along with the development of statistical reports. Worked directly with the Task Force for all program support needs including Human Resources, Administration, Payroll, Security, Logistics, Billeting and Transportation.
Provided weekly and monthly reports to access that contract requirements were met within SOW compliance. Received Mission of Understanding from Iraq Ministry.
Computer Sciences Corporation-(CSC)
(El Segundo, CA) Virtual Contract Technical Recruiter, 2005 – 2006
Supported the new Engineering Competency Center’s drive to develop a new division.
Responsible for hiring Engineering Architects, Lead Architects, Application Developers, BA’s, Programmer Analysts, DBA’s, Technical Leads, System Integrators and Project Managers to meet client needs.
Kellogg Brown & Root-(KBR)
(Iraq & Kuwait Operations), Human Resources Generalist, 2004 – 2005
Responsible for all HR support for a 2,000+ military camp in Iraq and a 6,000+ military camp in Kuwait.
Recruited all Crafts/Trades (construction), professionals, IT, Operations, Engineering, Fuel, Transportation, Finance, Subcontract Administrators, Food Services, Warehouse, Logistics and Billeting personnel.
Administered New Employee Orientation Program. Prepared and administered Corrective Actions/documentation, employee separation notices and exit interviews.
Ocwen Financial Corporation-Start Systems, Inc.
(West Palm Beach, FL), Contract Recruiter/Generalist, 2003 – 2004
Developed a new division, with over 100 personnel, for the new Veteran’s Administration Project for both West Palm Beach and Orlando facilities. Responsible for sourcing, testing (Wonderlic & Predictive Index) evaluations, screening, interviewing, scheduling, offer letters and on-boarding processes.
NCS Pearson-TSA Transportation Security Adm. Project
(Bloomington, MN), Contract Staffing Specialist, 2002 – 2002
Contracted as part of a team, to hire a federal security workforce with 40,000 openings at 429 airports nationwide. Involved in high-volume recruiting, application documentation, medical screening, job offers, and candidate rejection debriefings.
Specialized in SF85P Federal Forms, Behavioral Interviews, New Employee Orientation and File Management Projects for Illinois, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, Virginia and New York regions.
KPMG-Global Knowledge Management Exchange
(Boston, MA), Contract Professional Recruiter, 2001 – 2002
Hired to develop new software development division to support Knowledge Management integration for the company.
JP Morgan Chase-Chase Treasury Solutions-(Willmott & Associates)
(Lowell, MA), Contract Professional Recruiter, 2000 – 2001
Hired to replace a technical division from New York City to Lowell, MA under severe time constraints and knowledge transfer. Developed a complete recruiting strategy to reduce cost-per-hire from 99% to 17%. Filled 88 IT technical positions in 9 months.
University of Massachusetts, Amherst, MA
Master’s in Education, Humanistic Education
Bachelor of Arts, Elementary Education
Current Active DOS Secret Clearance- April, 2018
Personnel Management – Principles of Management – Supervisory Management – Sexual Harassment – Diversity Awareness and Interviewing Techniques – ADA – Title VII – Cultural Awareness – OSHA and Safety Standards
Behavioral Interviewing Certification – DDI
Predictive Index Training
London House STEP Program Training
iCIMS, OpsCheck, CostPoint Training
PeopleSoft HRIS Training
JD Edwards HRIS Training
Diversity Awareness Training – Sexual Harassment Training
FMLA Training and Train the Trainer Training
Plus numerous Web training seminars including International Recruitment
Active Secret Security Clearance until 2018 – Strong experience in all facets of Human Resources specifically security clearances and visas - Supported construction and O & M maintenance of large facilities in Iraq and Afghanistan – Develop, communicate and enforce policies and procedures, governmental compliance – training – visa and security administration – logistics – on-boarding and exiting and all facets of HR – Expertise in SAP –
PeopleSoft and JD Edwards HRIS Systems – ICIMS – Ops Check and CostPoint.