Tara Donovan

  • Farmville VA
Tara Donovan

Work experience

Work experience
Aug 2013 - Present

Desk Supervisor

Longwood University Residential and Commuter Life
  • Supervising a desk staff of fourteen, schedule the staff shifts, and run bi-weekly staff meetings,
  • Payroll, key inventory, issue keys out to over 400 residents, re-order new keys, and e-mail residents,
  • Help train Desk Aids during training season and evaluate the staff at the end of each semester
Jun 2008 - Present

Customer Service

Albano Dry Cleaners
  • Customer service, paper work, and attention to detail,
  • Clean, repair, and press clothes, linens, and other fabric items that cannot be cleaned in water,
  • Work directly with our customers and identify garments to be laundered or dry cleaned,
  • Tag them in, while inputting that information into the computerized register and consistently ensure cash drawer accuracy.
May 2013 - Aug 2013


Caviler Hotel
  • Wait tables during breakfast, lunch, and dinner,
  • Prep tables for breakfast (coffee cups, sugar, and cream),
  • Refill caddies, roll silverware, clean and restock server station,
  • Prep tables for lunch (putting breakfast items away, taking down buffet, cleaning tables for outside)
  • Help set up and take down banquets
May 2012 - Jun 2013


Nat’s Sports Bar and Grill
  • Waitress/ cocktail for eleven tables, serve food and/or beverages to patrons;
  • Assisting with open mic and karaoke nights,
  • Communication and people skills,  
  • Stock service areas with supplies such as coffee, food, tableware, and linens, fill salt, pepper, sugar, cream, condiment, and napkin containers.
Aug 2012 - May 2013

Front Desk Aide

Longwood University Residential and Commuter Life
  • Receive and check in guests, also monitor and issue keys,
  • Perform extensive record keeping and paperwork,
  • Appropriately refer residents and guests to campus resources,
  • Enforce policies to enhance security and safety of residents


Aug 2011 - May 2015

Bachelors of Science in Psychology

Longwood University
  • Major in Psychology and minor in Sociology
  • Women’s Rugby Football Club Treasurer- 2012-Present
Sep 2007 - Jun 2011

Advance Diploma

Kellam High School
  • Invited to National Student Leadership Conference
  • FBI Teen Academy
  • Internship- Virginia Teachers for Tomorrow 2011
  • 4 years of varsity swimming team

Food For Thought

Quantitative Methods Psychology Handbook

The Relationship between Depression and Smoking



Knowledge of basic computer programs

Macintosh and PC: Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Publisher, Prezi, SPSS and Internet


Jul 2010 - Present

Lifegaurd Certified

Red Cross
First- Aid and CPR Certified



Cynthia Moore: Central Manager at Albano Dry Cleaner's

o Phone: (757) 428-3335

Anitra Simmons: REC (Residential Educator and Coordinator)

o Phone: (434) 395-2514 o Email: [email protected]