Department Assistant

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Meranda Icenhour

meranda.icenhour@gmail.com | (505) 432-3951 | Dallas, TX

Summary


I am a highly motivated Department Assistant with over 1 year of experience in the field. I have outstanding organizational and communication skills, which I utilize to provide support for multiple departments within an organization. My ability to multitask allows me to handle various tasks simultaneously while maintaining accuracy and attention to detail. In my previous role, I successfully managed administrative duties such as scheduling appointments, preparing reports, handling customer inquiries, and managing inventory. I am confident in my abilities and would be an asset to any company looking for a reliable department assistant.

Experience


Department Assistant at Texas Department of State Health Services, TXMay 2022 - Present

  • Assisted in the organization of 3 large events with over 500 attendees.
  • Helped to increase departmental budget by 10% through efficient spending and cost-saving measures.
  • Successfully completed 15 projects within deadline and under budget.
  • Managed a team of 5 employees and successfully resolved any conflict that arose.
  • Wrote 4 proposals which were accepted, resulting in increased funding for the department by $50,000 .
  • Negotiated contracts with vendors which saved the department an average of 20% on costs.

Department Assistant II at Texas Health and Human Services Commission, TXSep 2021 - Apr 2022

  • Handled incoming calls and messages for the department, averaging 60 calls per day.
  • Compiled data from various sources to create reports on department activity, finding ways to improve efficiency and effectiveness.
  • Managed scheduling for the department of 15 employees, ensuring that tasks were completed in a timely manner.
  • Coordinated travel arrangements for department staff, booking flights, hotels, and rental cars as needed.
  • Maintained inventory of office supplies and equipment, ordering new materials as necessary.
  • Assisted with event planning for department functions such as conferences and seminars.

Education


High School Diploma at Highland Park High School, TXAug 2016 - May 2021

I've learned how to read, write, and do math.

Skills


  • Microsoft Office
  • Google Suite
  • Customer Service
  • Data Entry
  • Scheduling/Calendaring
  • Filing/Document Management

Dina Debacco

dina.debacco@gmail.com | (135) 198-1532 | Atlanta, GA

Summary


I am an experienced Department Assistant with over 1 year of experience working in a fast-paced office environment. I have excellent organizational skills and can manage multiple tasks simultaneously. I am able to work independently and take initiative when needed. I have strong written and verbal communication skills, as well as interpersonal skills.

Experience


Department Assistant at Macy's, GAJun 2022 - Present

  • Successfully completed training on new software program and then trained 5 other employees on how to use it.
  • Worked with the department head to develop a more efficient filing system which saved the company $600 per year in paper costs.
  • Created a tracking spreadsheet for incoming client paperwork which improved organization by 50%.
  • Assisted with planning and execution of 3 large events that were critical to department success.
  • Successfully maintained budget for office supplies, saving 10% from previous year.

Department Assistant II at Bloomingdale's, GAJul 2021 - May 2022

  • Assisted in developing and implementing departmental procedures which resulted in a 15% increase in productivity.
  • Coordinated the work of 5 employees, resulting in decreased turnover by 25%.
  • Led training sessions for new hires which improved employee satisfaction ratings by 20%.
  • Negotiated with vendors to decrease costs by 10%.
  • Wrote monthly reports detailing department progress and goals, leading to more effective decision-making by management.

Education


High School Diploma at The University of Georgia, GASep 2017 - May 2021

I've learned how to effectively communicate with others, how to manage my time wisely, and how to work independently and as part of a team.

Skills


  • Microsoft Office
  • Google Suite
  • Customer Service
  • Data Entry
  • Scheduling/Calendaring
  • Filing/Document Management