Sandra Espinoza

Sandra Espinoza

Work History

Work History
Mar 2010 - Present

Human Resource Technician

South Carolina Army National Guard, 59th Aviation Troop Command
  • Personnel officer and primary staff adviser to the Rear Detachment Commander for personnel matters.
  • Manage personnel strength & accountability.
  • Subject Matter Expert for all human resource actions within the brigade.
  • Review personnel disciplinary actions to ensure compliance with administrative regulations, laws, and local directives.
  • Provide guidance to subordinate units on personnel matters.
  • Identify and process personnel for mobilization and deployment.
  • Manage officer promotions and assignments.
  • Process awards, request for orders, and other personnel actions.
  • Research and provide recommendations for complex personnel matters.
May 2009 - Feb 2010

Section Leader

United States Army Reserve, 310th Human Resource Sustainment Center
  • Provided leadership and guidance to 15 first line supervisors, responsible for medical, personnel, and finance in processing of 240 personnel within 5 days of arrival at Fort Jackson.
  • Developed and implemented cadre training and development plan to ensure supervisors received relevant, timely information affecting their daily mission.
  • Conducted investigations into accusations of personnel miss conduct and made appropriate disciplinary recommendations.
  • Conducted daily training and informational briefings.
Sep 2007 - Apr 2009

First Sergeant

United States Army, Student Detachment
  • Supervised 13 staff members responsible for personnel actions, finance and travel for over 1800 attending advanced education programs throughout the United States and abroad.
  • Conducted remote in processing and orientation briefings for students attending Naval Post Graduate School, Army War College and the Foreign Area Officer program.
  • Provided oversight for over 3.5 million dollars in travel and relocation pay annually.
Sep 2005 - Aug 2007

First Sergeant

United States Army, 120th Adjutant General Battalion (Reception)
  • Provided leadership and guidance to 15 first line supervisors, responsible for medical, personnel and finance in processing of 240 personnel within 5 days of arrival at Fort Jackson.
  • Developed and implemented cadre training and development plan to ensure supervisors received relevant, timely information affecting their daily mission.
  • Conducted investigations into accusations of personnel miss conduct and made appropriate disciplinary recommendations.
  • Conducted daily training and informational briefings.

Education

Education
Dec 2009 - Aug 2012

MBA

Western Governors University
Feb 2003 - Mar 2004

Graduate Certificate

Columbus State University
Jan 1997 - Dec 2000

BS

Toccoa Falls College

Portfolio

Skills

Skills

Public Speaking

Master Resiliency Trainer

Military Training

  • Warrant Officer Human Resource Technician Course (420A), (February 2011), Fort Jackson, SC
  • Warrant Officer Candidate School (October 2010), Fort Rucker, AL
  • Deployed Sexual Assault Coordinator Course (January 2010), Camp Arifjan, Kuwait
  • Victims Advocate Course (January 2010), Camp Arifjan, Kuwait
  • Postal Operations (ASI F5), (April 2009), Fort Jackson, SC
  • United States Army First Sergeant Course (2006), Camp McCrady, SC
  • Equal Opportunity Representative Course (2005), Fort Jackson, SC
  • Army Substance Abuse Program Unit Prevention Leader (2004), Clemson, SC
  • Company Trainers Course, Fort McCoy, WI
  • Supply Specialist Advanced Course (2003), Fort Lee, VA
  • Administrative Specialist Course (1983), Fort Jackson, SC

Secret

Department of Defense