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Administrative Assistant

Location:
United States
Posted:
September 08, 2008

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OBJECTIVE

Currently, I am seeking an association with a company that can benefit from my expertise as an assistant with excellent organizational and communication skills, an outstanding work ethic, and the ability to work equally well in both team-oriented and self-directed environments.

EDUCATION

Bachelors of Arts Degree Hamline University-MN-2004

Legal Studies

Associates in Science Degree Inver Hills Community College-MN-2002

Paralegal

SKILLS

Computer: MS Word, Excel, Outlook, Power Point, Access, Word Perfect, Lotus Notes, Time Matters, Westlaw, Pro-Law, Lexis-Nexis, Adobe Photo Shop, and Internet Research.

Type: 65 wpm Alpha-Numeric: 14,000 kph

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

SECURITY OFFICER (Indio)

General Security Service, Inc. – Riverside, CA 02/2007 - 04/2008

• Conducted store surveillance against theft and property damage.

• Requested customers parked in emergency zones to move their vehicle.

• Patrolled perimeters of parking lot for suspicious activity.

• Filled out Daily Activity Reports completely and accurately.

DAYCARE ASSISTANT

In Home Daycare Provider - Indio, CA 09/2005 - 08/2007

• Scheduled children activities; reading, writing, and drawing.

• Prepared lunches and snacks.

• Created programs to assist parents in child development.

LEGAL ASSISTANT

Lynch, Crowell & Associates, - Palm Springs, CA 03/2005 - 08/2005

• E-filed documents to Superior Court of California, County of Riverside.

• Prepared briefs for litigation: real estate, family law, business law, worker's compensation, personal injury and probate.

• Maintained attorney calendars.

• Scheduled depositions.

• Scanned all incoming documents and input client information into database.

• Arranged hotel accommodations.

• Filed, organized, and indexed discoveries, pleadings and correspondence.

• Coordinated initial appointments with prospective clients.

ADMINISTRATIVE ASSISTANT

Ajilon Employment Agency - St. Paul, MN 12/2002 - 08/2004

• Answered, screened questions or directed telephone calls to office personnel.

• Reviewed legal documents and forms for conformance to specific requirements set forth in applicable legal codes.

• Provided written summaries of research papers, documents, and case law.

• Conducted legal research.

• Assisted in trial preparations.

• Typed, distributed interoffice memos and client correspondence.

• Opened and distributed incoming mail.

ADMINISTRATIVE ASSISTANT

U.S. Foodservice, Inc. – Eagan, MN 04/1989 – 09/2002

• Provided clerical support to presidents, vice presidents and senior partners.

• Screened and appropriately resolve external and internal telephone inquiries.

• Coordinated meetings, conferences, teleconferences, luncheons, and tours.

• Recorded and distributed minutes taken at executive level meetings.

• Typed, proofed documents from instructions, drafts or transcription.

• Scheduled domestic and international travel.

• Arranged hotel and rental car reservations.

• Generated Power Point presentations, graphs, charts and diagrams.

• Created company newsletter, marketing brochures and flyers.

• Compiled statistical and technical reports for distribution.

• Researched competitors and market trends and reported results.

• Provided written correspondence and accurate record keeping.

• Processed check requests and expense reports.

• Opened, sorted and distributed incoming mail.

• Prepared mail each afternoon for USPS or FedEx overnight shipments.

• Submitted requests for financial and data usage reports.

SUPERVISOR - SALES

• Supervised clerical sales staff.

• Developed orientation manuals for new sales employees.

• Forecasted quarterly sales and dollars reports.

• Designed Excel spreadsheets to track inventory.

• Typed, proofed, and distributed quarterly business reviews for sales.

• Developed mailing lists using Mail Merge.

• Maintained files on auto mileage and insurance coverage.

• Placed repair orders to fix printer, copier and fax equipment.

• Coordinated furniture, computer equipment, phone lines, and voicemail.

• Ordered office supplies as needed for the department.

ADMINISTRATIVE ASSISTANT

Minnesota Jaycees, Inc. - Burnsville, MN 10/1988 – 03/1989

• Provides telephone coverage for all manager/department calls as required.

• Maintained ledgers for advertisements in newsletter publications.

• Recorded and processed additional insurance funds for sponsored community events.

• Compiled and transcribed meeting minutes taken at the Board of Directors

• Composed and typed letters, agendas and correspondence.

• Processed incoming and outgoing mail.

• Created mass mailings for members of the Minnesota Jaycees Foundation.

• Provided information on the fundamentals of scheduling events.

• Completed and assembled group insurance quotes for third-party administrators.



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