Sylvia Lewis

  • Chicago IL
  • lewissyl@gmail.com

Office Adjunct

Work History

Work History
Apr 2012 - Dec 2013

Private Tutor

Self-Employment

Provided tutoring services in English, Math,  and Biology

Jun 2010 - Aug 2011

Microsoft Word and Excel Instructor

Career Development Associates

Taught Microsoft Word 2000/2003/2007 and Excel 2003/2007 and business communication

Jan 2007 - Mar 2009

Funding Coordinator

Barclay, Dixon & Smith, PC

Coordinated the transfer of bank accounts, stocks and bonds, real property, insurance policies, and  retirement accounts into  client's living trust.  

Sep 1990 - Jul 2003

Word Processing Instructor

City Colleges of Chicago

Taught WordPerfect 6.0/6.1, Microsoft Word 97/2000, Excel 97/2000.

PowerPoint 97/2000, Basic Math, Basic English, Keyboarding, Office Procedures

Aug 1981 - Aug 1990

Special Assistant

Neighborhood Reinvestment - New Neighborhood Strategies

Assisted Director in monitoring departmental and new development budgets, made logistical arrangements for Director and program field meetings,  researched fundraising for new projects, and supervised summer intern. 

Sep 1971 - Aug 1979

Administrative Assistant

Sears, Roebucks

Administrative Assistant (3) promotions:  Administrative Assistant,  Merchandise Comptroller Assistant, Buyer's Assistant.  Increasing responsibilities from:  from typing, filing, and answering the phone to procuring and maintaining safety compliance and financial documents; then monitoring contractual obligations of suppliers, obtaining merchandise samples for safety testing and photographing and tracking merchandise from raw material to finished product for selling. 

Education

Education
Aug 1969 - Jul 1971

Bachelor of Science in Business Education

Eastern Illinois University

Qualified to teach in grades 6 through 12 in Chicago Public Schools and first two years of community college

Sep 1966 - Apr 1969

Applied Arts - Business (Secretarial)

Loop City College (Harold Washington City College)

Concentration of studies in secretarial practicum.  Proficient in keyboarding,  shorthand,  communication,  accounting, and operation of office machines.

Skills

Skills

Office Equipment

Own and operate Brother 575 fax. HP C4200 copier, and HP 2200 printer