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Sadoniya Whitaker

Location:
Landover, MD, 20785
Posted:
September 15, 2008

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SADONIYA WHITAKER

Education:

 Business Administration, Howard University, Washington, DC (BA)

Employment History:

 PADCO Inc.

 North American Management

 Housing Urban Development

 KIMA Public Charter School

 Joz-Arz Academy

 Richard Milburn Academy

Project Management and Administration Tools:

 Microsoft Access

 Microsoft Excel

 Microsoft Outlook

 Microsoft PowerPoint

 Microsoft Word

 Microsoft Visio

 WordPerfect

 Quick Books 2006-08

Professional Experience:

A results-oriented professional with diverse administrative experience, I am PADCO’s Office Manager. I have extensive experience and training in coordination, productivity, recruitment, creating spreadsheets, Fund raising, Program Management, office management, and direct instruction. Excellent analytical, managerial, organizational and writing skills, I am able to learn quickly, work independently or as part of a team. I am a highly motivated and innovative self-starter with skills in authoring procurements, Overseeing budgets and have the ability to work with all the key players in an organization including senior executives, midlevel managers, and program staff.

 PADCO, Washington, DC

Office Manager 2005-present

 Day-to-day office management. Coordinate and arrange conferences, daily and weekly schedules, and meeting agendas. Maintain personnel confidential records. Review and maintain correspondence and literature via telephone, memorandum, fax, U.S. Post, and email. Coordinate Executive Staff Meetings, Research and author procurements. Research, via in-house library and Internet. Create spreadsheets and PowerPoint presentations for executive staff. Create and maintain Security Policy & Procedures. Create and organize Office Management Policy and Procedures. Track employment of staff in all PADCO office locations. Develop contracts for local services. Serve as a liaison for PADCO and Clientele. Coordinate partner activities, projects, and special events. Manage daily activities of main office, recruit key staff for specific projects, Oversee productivity. Manage work and staff to meet or exceed pre-defined productivity and quality standards, ensure all work is completed by timely standards daily with no backlog, Develop Fundraising components, and projects, Work with Finance director to develop Budget, Cost of Completion reports, Set annual Goals and plans for necessary changes to best meet the needs of the organization, report any incidents of backlog to director, ensure staff’ are appropriately trained on all functions, build viable training programs, and update as the business and/or processes dictate, Review reports to ensure staff are meeting or exceeding pre-defined quality standards, Monitor system(s) and workflow to ensure that all facets of processing are working as planned. Report any issues to direct report, Generate and distribute monthly analytical reports, production reports, quality control reports, and other reports, as directed, Review and validate monthly expenses and complete variance report, as required, Monitor staff attendance, punctuality, overtime and performance. Review and approve timesheets and other personnel tasks as needed, Complete and administer annual merit review and annual bonus review, and report all results to CEO.

 North American Management, Arlington, Virginia

Recruiter/ Review Coordinator 2000- 2004

 Day-to-day office management.

 Coordinate and arrange conferences, daily and weekly schedules, and meeting agendas.

 Maintain personnel confidential records. Review and maintain correspondence and literature via telephone, memorandum, fax, U.S. Post, and email.

 Coordinate Executive Staff Meetings, Research and author procurements. Research, via in-house library and Internet.

 Create spreadsheets and PowerPoint presentations for executive staff. Create and maintain Security Policy & Procedures.

 Create and organize Office Management Policy and Procedures.

 Track employment of staff in all North American Management office locations.

 Develop contracts for local services. Serve as a liaison for Housing Urban Development and North American Management.

 Coordinate partner activities, projects, and special events. Manage daily activities of main office, recruit key staff for specific projects, Oversee productivity.

 Manage work and staff to meet or exceed pre-defined productivity and quality standards, ensure all work is completed by timely standards daily with no backlog, Develop Fundraising components, and projects, Work with Finance director to develop Budget.

 Set annual Goals and plans for necessary changes to best meet the needs of the organization, report any incidents of backlog to director, ensure staff’ are appropriately trained on all functions, build viable training programs, and update as the business and/or processes dictate.

 Review reports to ensure staff are meeting or exceeding pre-defined quality standards, Monitor system(s) and workflow to ensure that all facets of processing are working as planned.

 Report any issues to direct report, Generate and distribute monthly analytical reports, production reports, quality control reports, and other reports, as directed.

 Review and validate monthly expenses and complete variance report, as required.

 Monitor staff attendance, punctuality, overtime and performance. Review and approve timesheets and other personnel tasks as needed.

 Complete and administer annual merit review and annual bonus review, and report all results to CEO.

 KIMA Public Charter School, Washington, DC

Office Manager 2000-2003

 Responsible for Personnel Payroll

 Preparing and Overseeing Budgets

 Fundraising

 Strategic Planning

 Enrollment tracking

 Member, Research and Development Team

 Reviewed correspondence, literature and responded via telephones, memorandums, fax, letters and emails

 Participated in the development and presentational seminars relating to educating youth and their parents, created lesson plans and tutoring sessions.

 Head of supply operator (ordering and operating)

 Daily management of employees

 Scheduling field trips and planning activities

 Attending Executive Board meetings (gathering information for the school)

 Raising over $ 90, 000 for School wide trip to South Africa

 Raised $75,000 for school wide trip to Nova Scotia, Canada

 Member of Radio One local station

 Worked with local Radio Stations (WHUR, WPGC, MAJIC,)etc. for fundraising tactic

 Cultivate and Maintain donor relations with major gift prospects through visits, special events, and letters

 Write and record and track gift proposals to corporations and foundations

 Generate fundraising reports for Board meetings on an as-needed basis throughout fiscal year

 Develop printed materials supporting development activities

 Other duties and responsibilities as assigned by Executive Director

 Joz-Arz Academy, Washington, DC

Office Manager 1998-2000

 Fundraising for School initial opening

 Overseeing Major budget of $300,000

 Daily Office Management

 Responsible for Personnel Payroll

 Enrollment tracking

 Member, Research and Development Team

 Reviewed correspondence, literature and responded via telephones, memorandums, fax, letters and emails

 Participated in the development and presentational seminars relating to educating youth and their parents, created lesson plans and tutoring sessions.

 Provide office and staff support services

 Head of supply operator (ordering and operating)

 Daily management of employees

 Scheduling field trips and planning activities

 Attending Executive Board meetings (gathering information for the school)

 Staff Development and Training on productivity

 Fundraising for school trips, activities, and special equipment

 Worked with local Radio Stations (WHUR, WPGC, MAJIC,)etc. for fundraising tactic

 Cultivate and Maintain donor relations with major gift prospects through visits, special events, and letters

 Write and record and track gift proposals to corporations and foundations

 Generate fundraising reports for Board meetings on an as-needed basis throughout fiscal year

 Develop printed materials supporting development activities

 Other duties and responsibilities as assigned by Executive Director

 Richard Milburn Academy, Washington, DC

Office Manager 1990-1999

 Daily Office Management

 Responsible for Personnel Payroll

 Enrollment tracking

 Member, Research and Development Team

 Coordinated and arranged conferences, daily and weekly schedules, and agendas

 Group and individual counseling of Staff

 Counseling and teaching youth with behavior and emotional problems and learning disabilities

 Participated in the development and presentational seminars relating to

 educating youth and their parents, created lesson plans and tutoring sessions.

 Provide office and staff support services

 Worked with local Radio Stations (WHUR, WPGC, MAJIC,)etc. for fundraising tactic

 Staff Development and training

 Maintained personnel confidential records

 Head of supply operator (ordering and operating)

 Daily management of employees

 Scheduling field trips and planning activities

 Attending Executive Board meetings (gathering information for the school)

 Cultivate and Maintain donor relations with major gift prospects through visits, special events, and letters

 Write and record and track gift proposals to corporations and foundations

 Generate fundraising reports for Board meetings on an as-needed basis throughout fiscal year

 Develop printed materials supporting development activities

 Other duties and responsibilities as assigned by Executive Director

Dear Hiring Manager

Your advertisement in the “Career Builder “Office Manager” fits my experience and qualifications perfectly, and I am writing to express my interest in and enthusiasm for the position. As an accomplished Executive Assistant for PADCO, I have managed interns, Overseen productions in fundraising, Maintained and updated websites, Organized meetings, Recruited on a large scale for the critiquing of contracts, Managed database and files, Created and implemented Office policy and procedures, Implemented programs created by strategy group, Interacted with Clients and a host of other duties and responsibilities. My current project consists of developing a program and proposal for local church building fund.

In addition to my desire to join your team, you will find I am a dedicated and driven professional whose recent accomplishments include:

 Power Point and oral presentations

 Sales and Marketing production

 Authoring Procurements

 Overseeing Budgets

 Quick Book 2006-08

I am also willing to learn and give input and follow-up. I am a perfectionist in my work, but I am able to leave room for improvement. If you agree that my that my qualifications are a close fit to your needs, I would be delighted to meet with you. Relocation will be considered if necessary.

Salary to be discussed during meeting.

Sincerely,

Sadoniya Whitaker

List of References:

1. Kerry Milstead

Director of Programs

202-***-****

703-***-****

2. Ron Garner

Logistics Manager

Tencore Wireless Systems

410-***-****

3. Joy Benn

Director of Contracts

PADCO/ AECOM

202-***-****

4. Darryl Brown

CFO

PADCO/ AECOM

202-***-****

5. Katherine Leblanc

Pricer

DCG Pricing Consultant

703-***-****

6. Erik Rayburn

VP Operations Manager

DCG Pricing Consultants

321-***-****



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