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Human Resources Administrative Assistant

Bristol, Connecticut, 06010, United States
October 31, 2016

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Deidre Methe

*** ********** ***. #** *******, CT 06010 860-***-****

Driven professional with years of experience providing high level support to C-Level executives. Nearly 10 years of achievement working for the Housing Authority of the City of Bristol, with a focus on managing Human Resources, event planning, and administrative functions. Prior experience as a team leader and vendor manager for a mortgage lending organization. Education includes numerous training certificates and coursework in business.

Employee Leadership

Administrative Support

Human Resources

Event Coordination

Calendar Management

Problem Solving

Travel Arrangements

Monthly Reporting

Accounts Payable

Microsoft (Word, Excel, Power Point, Outlook), Quickbooks Pro, FedEx 3.1, Lexis, Uniform

Professional Experience

The Housing Authority of the City of Bristol Bristol, CT June 2007-April 2016

Executive Assistant to the Chief Executive Officer

Manage full scope of Human Resources activities for all staff, including Union members

Coordinate operations and logistics for special events, activities, trainings, and meetings

Organize travel arrangements for all staff members, including the Board of Commissioners

Compose all agendas, notices, and correspondence, and distribute to appropriate staff

Attend Board and Committee meetings, and type minutes that are made available publicly

Prepare monthly Board Package, and proofread and edit all management reporting

Administer monthly Activity Reports and Hearing Reports for the Chief Executive Officer

Author a monthly newsletter that is distributed to all residents within City of Bristol

Attend all Resident Advisory Board (RAB) meetings, and type minutes for approval

Record phone messages, review emails, and coordinate Chief Executive Officer’s calendar

Prepare and send mail and faxes, and purchase supplies as needed to ensure adequate levels

Continually update the Housing Authority’ website by posting most recent agendas and minutes

Provide supervision of daily performance of staff, and interview potential candidates

Monitor Purchase Orders for the Central Office, including Petty Cash and Reconciliation

Serve as the check signer for Accounts Payable, and designated Notary for agency

Mortgage Lenders Network USA, Inc. 2001-2007

Team Leader Vendor Management (2005-2007)

Conducted Quality Control audits for legal documents and approved requests for loans

Provided training to 8 people concurrently, while maintaining high volume work load

Championed a new hire training relative to new policy and procedure within department

Supported the creation of new policies and procedures for Vendor Management

Engaged directly with clients and internal operations staff to ensure complete and accurate

paperwork, and process the paperwork through customized system (uniform software)

Supervised staff for daily tasks, including vendor communications, policies, and procedures

Delivered assistance by solving client problems for all departmental questions and issues

Liaised between Assistant Corporate Counsel and Vice President of Sales, internal staff,

and multiple departments and clients in regards to Vendor Management

Vendor Coordinator (2004-2005)

Played a critical role in the addition of Vendor Management through services coordinator

Delivered extensive administrative services to regional Brokers and Lenders

Provided training, guidance, and mentoring to the new Vendor Coordinator and clerks

Administrative Assistant (2001-2004)

Formal Education

Numerous Training Certificates

Business Administration Coursework, Tunxis Community College

Travel Certificate, International Air Academy

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