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Administrative Assistant

Greensboro, NC, 27262
September 11, 2008

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Cecilia Scarborough Thomas

*** ********* ***** ∙ High Point, NC 27262 ∙ 336-***-****


Motivated and enthusiastic about developing good relations

with student, staff personal and employer connections

Effective working alone or as a cooperative team member

Excellent written and oral communication, coordination and

office management skills and problem resolution abilities

Professional in appearance and presentation

Proficient in use Microsoft Word and Outlook, Excel, Powerpoint,

Access, and the Internet

Strong ability to organize workflow, coordinate activities and prioritize



Administrative Assistant, High Point University, High Point, NC 2008

.Norcross Graduate School: temporary, fulltime position (May-August)

.Provided ongoing clerical support throughout the academic year

.Provided administrative support to Dean of Graduate School and Enrollment


.Front desk coordinator

.Handled daily phone calls & directed callers to person of interest

.Composed, complied and typed memos, letters and reports

.Updated files manually and on computer

.Established, organized, maintained records, and files on graduate students

.Assisted in the organization of the Norcross Graduate School social functions

.Assisted faculty in the graduate school and area program coordinators with

various assignments, including setting up meetings and preparing materials

as needed

.Assisted new students with all admission procedures and weekly

contact to obtain all documents for admission

Office Staff Volunteer, Wesley Memorial UM Church, High Point, NC 2005-2008

∙ Liaison between church staff and church members

∙ Organize the details of presenting new members to church clergy

∙ Coordinate and maintain weekly attendance records for 4 Sunday services

∙ Plan and coordinate monthly new member’s luncheon

∙ Provide document management for all church clergy upon request

∙ Proficient in use of Micro-soft, Powerpoint, Excel and other computer related


Tournament Coordinator, LPGA Henredon Classic, High Point, NC 1985-1986

∙ As the organization’s single employee, provided word processing, document

management support to 100+ volunteers

∙ Provided executive-level support to the Tournament Chairman and seven

other directors

∙ Planned and coordinated luncheons, and develop presentations for related on

and off-site meetings

∙ Liaison between professional golfers and general public for interviews,

photographs, and other special events.

Admissions Counselor, Guilford College, Greensboro, NC 1985

∙Collaborated with departmental heads on requirements of admission

∙Coordinated all incoming student’s transcripts, and other information on


∙Scheduled appointments for new and returning students with the Director

of Admissions

∙Organized the details of specific events, travel arrangements, department

agendas and itineraries

∙Provided administrative support to the Director of Admissions

Assistant Director of Data Communications, NCHA, Raleigh, NC 1980-1985

∙Provided administrative support to the Director of Data Communications

∙Documented all NC Hospitals data in computer system

∙Facilitated communication between clerical staff, by initiating conferences

and providing hard data on NC hospitals status.

.Collect, sort, distribute mail and faxes to Department Heads

.Order and maintains inventory of supplies


North Carolina State University, Raleigh, NC

Bachelor of Science in Psychology 1980

Hardbarger Business College, Raleigh, NC

Associate Degree in Computer Programming 1982


Active member of Wesley Memorial UM Church 1984-present

Substitute Teacher (part-time) Wesley Memorial UM Church 1990-1994

Girl Scout Leader Wesley Memorial UM Church 1994-1996

Vice President of Church Women United 1996-1998

High Point Literary League Member 1997-present

Westchester Academy Parents Association Board 1995-1999

Secretary of High Point Central HS Parent’s Association Board 2000-2004

Westchester Academy Booster Club Member 2001-2006

Westchester Academy Varsity Tennis Team Mom 2002-2006

Chairman for Gradfest at High Point Central HS 2003

Decorations Chairman High Point Debutante Club 2007

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