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Data Entry Manager

Location:
Lakewood, California, 90713, United States
Posted:
October 26, 2016

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VANESSA GAYDA GARCIA

**** ********** ******, ********, ** 90713

(562) ***-**** • to2c9d@r.postjobfree.com

EDUCATION

California State University, Fullerton Fullerton, CA

Master of Arts in Sociology Expected August 2012

Bachelor of Arts in Sociology & Human Communication Studies with a minor in Political Science May 2008

Visiting Scholar at Stanford University, Summer 2007.

EXPERIENCE

California State University, Fullerton Fullerton, CA

Research Assistant, Latina Women Obesity Prevention and Detection Project January 2012-Present

Recruited to the research project due to Spanish proficiency where I survey participants and complete a 75 question questionnaire that elicits their knowledge about healthy food, their emotion attached to food, eating habits, and physical activity for a ten week intervention program aimed at improving nutritional and exercise behaviors in adult women of childbearing age.

Trained in data collection procedure both in individual and group survey administration in English and Spanish, especially in a high pace office and with high quality work standards; Learned how to collect data in medical health care settings and learned how to communicate with the Latin community.

Promoted to data entry team and learned how to enter data in SPSS; Manage data entry errors and missing data to ensure quality of data, as well as compliance of survey rules and regulations.

Ability to establish and maintain professional working relationships with research director, other members in the research team, and community members, along with a positive attitude for learning and good team player.

Department of Homeland Security, Office for Civil Rights and Civil Liberties Washington, D.C

Disaster Preparedness Summer Intern May 2010–July 2010

Launched and finalized a step-by-step instruction guide designed for superiors in order to construct a demographic profile of the impacted population during a pre-notice and/or no-notice disaster.

Researched vulnerable population data for key characteristics, including race, color, national origin, limited English proficiency, religion, sex, disability, immigrants, children, seniors, economically disadvantaged, homelessness, Lesbian Gay Bisexual Transgendered populations; learned how to interpret Census data, language, and definitions.

Ensured all data was obtained by jurisdiction, such as county, city, town, and state.

Office of Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger Los Angeles, CA

Senior Intern August 2009–December 2009

Responsible for successfully communicating the Governor’s message to local constituents and collecting feedback regarding the Governor’s goals for California.

Promoted by Office Manager within two months to lead and train new interns as the senior intern.

Volunteered at the Governors’ Global Climate Summit 2 to learn environmental solutions; witnessed policy making, participated in meetings involving international affairs, and worked the forestry solutions discussion session.

Summer Intern May 2009–July 2009

Created reports for the senior staff in Sacramento analyzing the issues related to the demonstrations occurring in front of the Governor’s office building, including protests with media coverage.

Interacted with lobbyists and reported back to the deputy directors on critical issues facing California.

Conducted research on organizations, leaders, and award ceremonies that requested the Governor’s presence.

Discussed the governor’s decisions for clarification, understanding, and enhancing critical thinking skills.

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION

Languages: Conversant in intermediate Spanish.

Computers: Knowledge of SPSS statistical analysis software.

Skills: Technical writing skills, superior judgment and timing, excellent memory, and work well under stress.

Interests: Volleyball, folklore dancing, international traveling, and being a mentor or role model.

Personal: First woman in family to attend graduate school.



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