Kimberly Andersen

Kimberly Andersen

Education

Education
Sep 2011 - Present

Doctoral Candidate

Walden University

PhD Candidate in Organizational psychology with a focus on LGBT communities and diversity in the workplace.

May 2010 - Aug 2011

Master of Science

Kaplan University

Intense, accelerated program focusing on LGBTQ issues.

Skills

Skills

Administrative Expertise

QUALIFICATION HIGHLIGHTS     Develop and deliver presentations for small to large groups using Microsoft Office tools and applications Possess excellent oral and written communication skills with the ability to review, edit, and write correspondence Simultaneously manage multiple projects related to resettlement, using community resources and contacts Able to handle multiple projects concurrently, assertive, efficient, goal oriented, self-motivated Create Structure and protocol for start up company Initiate phone system installation Create Standardized documents, forms, and contracts for company efficiency Manage all employee hires, reprimands, discharges Asses potential employees from test submissions Develop work schedules for 100 employees with different hours of availability using Microsoft Excel and Access Database Write Tax course manual, Employee Handbook, and Operations manual Perform bi-weekly payroll duties to turn in to accountant for check issuance and printing. Perform employee reviews and exit interviews

Well Educated Psychological Doctoral Candidate

QUALIFICATION HIGHLIGHTS Strengths: Case management, counseling, and placement skills Time, people, and relationship management skills Research, data collection, statistical analysis General Skills: Develop and deliver presentations for small to large groups using Microsoft Office tools and applications Possess excellent oral and written communication skills with the ability to review, edit, and write correspondence Simultaneously manage multiple projects related to resettlement, using community resources and contacts Able to handle multiple projects concurrently, assertive, efficient, goal oriented, self-motivated

Objective

OBJECTIVE

Energetic and organized, recent Psychology graduate with more than 25 years of experience in administrations seeking career transition to a mental health position that will allow for advancement.

Custom

Areas of Concentration

Office Management, Human Resources, Interpersonal skill

Executive Summary

Human Resource Executive with more than 20 years of experience in comprehensive HR direction including recruitment and retention; benefits administration; conflict resolution; change management; strategic planning; education and training; and diversity compliance and initiations. Demonstrated experience in cost containment strategies resulting in significant savings. Proven successes in talent acquisition, retention, and succession planning.

Expertise in:

·HR Department

 Startup

·Employment Law

·FMLA/ADA/EEO/WC

·HR Policies & Procedures

·Staff Recruitment & Retention

·Employee Relations

·Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR)

·Benefits Administration

·HR Project Management

·Orientation & On-Boarding

·Training & Development

·Performance Management

·Organizational Development

·Employee Handbook & Manual initialization

Education

2004 – 2006    Bossier Parish Community College                  AS Psychology

2006 – 2010    University of Houston                     BS Anthropology/Psychology

2010 – 2011    Kaplan University                                                MS Psychology

2011 – 2013    Walden University                                        PhD I/O Psychology

Equipment Knowledge

Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Access, Lotus 123, Quicken QuickBooks, Peachtree Accounting, 10-key, Harris Data System36, TimeForce internet time clock, AT&T 25 line phone system. Avaya Partner system, Licensed Notary Public/Texas my commission expires 6/20/2017

Work experience

January 2009 – Present  T A Design, LLC. Houston, TX

Office Manager/HR Director

§Create and implement Structure and protocol for startup company

§Write employee manual and handbook

§Initiate phone system installation

§Create Standardized documents, forms, and contracts for company efficiency

§Manage all employee hires, reprimands, discharges

October 2006 – January 2009 Texas MEP Professionals. Houston, TX -

Office Manager/HR Director

§Create Structure and protocol for start up company

§Initiate phone system installation

§Create Standardized documents, forms, and contracts for company efficiency

§Manage all employee hires, reprimands, discharges

October 2006 – November 2008          College of Optometry        Houston, TX – Part-time Position while taking coursework

Editorial Coordinator for Cambridge Visual Neuroscience Journal

§Manage all incoming submissions to website for peer review

§Effectively communicate with authors and peer reviewers

§Maintain tracking information for each submission, reviewer, author, and editor

October, 2004 – June, 2006      Advance Tax                            Shreveport, LA

Human Resources Director

§Asses potential employees from tax course for seasonal placement at main location and five branch locations

§Develop working schedule for 100 employees with different hours of availability using Microsoft Excel and Access Database

§Write Tax course manual, Employee Handbook, and Operations manual for each year of operation

§Perform bi-weekly payroll duties to turn in to accountant for check issuance and printing.

§Perform employee reviews and exit interviews

April, 1999 – September, 2004  Best In Show                    Shreveport, LA

Office Manager

§Coordinate 5 full-time employees to accommodate client needs for a busy pet grooming business

§Perform all payroll duties for weekly payment of employee hours

§Perform all AP/AR and billing functions, order all company supplies and manage advertising needs of business

June, 1985 – December, 1998 Saturday’s Chore              Houston, TX

Office Manager/HR Director

§Hire, reprimand, and/or discharge 150 employees for a busy landscaping company

§Create and maintain schedules to ensure company standard of excellence

§Perform all payroll, AP/AR and billing, and reconciliation duties for busy, mid-sized company

§Create and convert company departments to computerized functionality

Affiliations:

·Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM)

·American Psychological Association (APA) Divisions 14, 44 & 45