Audra J.

Army 79R E-8, Active Duty

Fort Knox, KY

Years of Service: 21 years, January 1999 - March 2020


Experience

Business Unit Training Coordinator, U. S. Army,
October 2018 - Present

Manager Business Operations Department, U. S. Army,
May 2018 - October 2018

Department Manager, U. S. Army,
April 2015 - May 2018

Education

Work Experience

Business Unit Training Coordinator October 2018 - Present

Army | 79R | E-8 | Fort Knox, KY, USA

  • Performed all assigned training duties in compliance with internal business unit policies and all governing external regulations.
  • Documented on-the-job technical training and competency assessments in a timely and accurate manner.
  • Assisted with maintenance of employee training files, data entry into training system, and training reports.

Manager Business Operations Department May 2018 - October 2018

Army | 79R | E-8 | Fort Knox, KY, USA

  • Employed a leadership operations process to visualize, describe, direct, and assess the work while achieving business results
  • Effectively used strong communication and group problem-solving skills to remove obstacles and achieve business results.
  • Selected the best location to position organization assets to facilitate ease of the business operation.

Department Manager April 2015 - May 2018

Army | 79R | E-8 | Bloomington, IN, USA

  • Always took initiative to accomplish the mission in the absence of direction and guidance from higher headquarters.
  • Demonstrated a unique capacity to assess situations effectively and draw sound conclusions.
  • Selected the best location to position organization assets to facilitate ease of operation.

Equal Opportunity Specialist/Investigator November 2013 - April 2015

Army | 79R | E-7 | North Las Vegas, NV, USA

  • Served as the subject area expert (SME) on federal EEO complaint processes and regulatory guidelines
  • Recommended, developed, and monitored affirmative action and equal opportunity plans and policies to reduce or prevent discrimination and sexual harassment.
  • Advised business unit leaders and staff on all equal opportunity matters, including sexual harassment, discrimination, and affirmative action.

Business Unit Training Coordinator December 2011 - November 2013

Army | 79R | E-7 | Fort Knox, KY, USA

  • Performed all assigned training duties in compliance with internal business unit policies and all governing external regulations.
  • Trained and qualified staff in operational tasks and to perform initial competency assessments.
  • Documented on-the-job technical training and competency assessments in a timely and accurate manner.

Human Resource Recruiter December 2009 - December 2011

Army | 79R | E-7 | North Riverside, IL, USA

  • Executed the entire recruitment process for the organization (i.e. job posts, phone interviews, job interviews, regular communication with candidates and managers, and recruitment administration).
  • Managed the posting of job vacancies at the best performing recruitment channels.
  • Reported the progress of assigned job vacancies, communicated early warnings, and provided the regular feedback about the performance of the recruitment process.

Human Resource Recruiter July 2007 - December 2008

Army | 79R | E-7 | Crest Hill, IL, USA

  • Effectively administered job interviewing schedules for all job vacancies and kept promises to job applicants.
  • Managed the posting of job vacancies at the best performing recruitment channels.
  • Prepared the comprehensive yearly recruitment plan and budget.

Human Resource Recruiter December 2004 - July 2007

Army | 79R | E-6 | Reserve Crest Hill, IL, USA

  • Worked effectively with hiring manager to develop ideal candidate criteria, collaborate with private headhunters and peruse job boards to find employees, attract qualified employees and match them to jobs, coordinate relocation.
  • Conducted the process of captivating, screening, and selecting potential and qualified candidates based on objective criteria for a job.
  • Executed the entire recruitment process for the organization (i.e. job posts, phone interviews, job interviews, regular communication with candidates and managers, and recruitment administration).

Human Resource Recruiter September 2003 - December 2004

Army | 79T | E-5 | National Guard Chicago, IL, USA

  • Worked effectively with hiring manager to develop ideal candidate criteria, collaborate with private headhunters and peruse job boards to find employees, attract qualified employees and match them to jobs, coordinate relocation.
  • Conducted the process of captivating, screening, and selecting potential and qualified candidates based on objective criteria for a job.
  • Executed the entire recruitment process for the organization (i.e. job posts, phone interviews, job interviews, regular communication with candidates and managers, and recruitment administration).

Installation and Repair Manager September 1998 - September 2003

SBC Arlington Heights, IL, USA

  • Worked with union representation to ensure compliance with binding arbitration agreement.
  • Observed technicians' compliance with OSHA regulations regarding use of tools and safety equipment.
  • Ensured technicians were following all company regulations regarding conduct and customer service.
  • Managed 13 installation and repair technicians.

Installation & Repair Technician March 1993 - September 1998

Ameritech Chicago, IL, USA

  • Repair tip and ring telephone lines by analyzing line to locate problems.
  • Install wiring and telephone jacks inside home or business.
  • Install and repair tip and ring telephone lines from utility pole to home or business.

Data Entry Technician March 1990 - December 1993

Illinois Bell Chicago, IL, USA

  • Manually credited billing information that did not post automatically.
  • Entered billing information for customers.

Lead Cyber Security Technician October 1986 - October 1989

Army | 25D | E-4 | Vaihingin, GE

  • Served as mentor and technical resource for the team and provided training to team leaders through one-on-one or group technical discussions.
  • Assisted with the implementation of new platforms and features to meet lifecycle management and business requirements.
  • Demonstrated sound critical reasoning skills when assessing cyber security situations, reaching conclusions, and making decisions.

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