Administrative Experience

Technical Skills

  • Advanced MS Office skills, including PowerPoint, Excel, Outlook and Word
  • Both Apple and Microsoft savvy
  • Trained in quantitative data analysis, including SPSS software
  • Database experience in Sage, Oracle and SharePoint
  • Website content development experience and training in Polopoly CMS
  • 90 typed words per minute

Security Administrator, University of Edinburgh, Security Section, 2012 to 2014

Provided administrative support to over 60 officers and management; Authorised annual leave requests, confirmed absences, scheduled training, and maintained large scheduling roster and daily duty sheets; Liaised with senior management and senior security personnel for personnel issues, training requirements, and deployment demands; Responsible for petty cash float, including reimbursements; Maintained large database to reflect weekly updates regarding building security, trades callouts and other maintenance issues; Conceptualized new Security webpage, received Polopoly web-training

Administrative and Corporate Accounting Assistant, SNC-Lavalin Inc., 2005 to 2011

Operated in multi-dimensional role, liaising between departments in various capacities wtihin Canada’s largest engineering firm in their busy Oil & Gas division in Calgary, AB; Conceptualised and initiated a new document-sharing website for the Chemicals and Petroleum Business Unit, incorporating overhead, corporate and project-level financial reports, policies and procedures; Supported senior management by editing and improving PowerPoint presentations, and creating itineraries for executive visits from Montreal; Assisted with accounts payable, cheque-runs and archiving; Performed bank reconciliations, invoicing and wire transfers; Successfully prepared and processed foreign currency expense reports

Assistant Curator and Artefact Collections Manager, Air Force Museum of Alberta, 2010

Organised, accessioned and maintained artefacts and records in preparation for the museums Grand Opening in 2010; Received training in database management and storage methods, especially preventative conservation for textiles, as per Alberta Museums Association; Selected, presented and stored historic artefacts at off-site exhibitions, while engaging public interest through demonstrations