Jason L Kennedy

Army 31B E-6, National Guard

Fort Knox, KY

Years of Service: 12 years, October 2004 - December 2016


Experience

Transition Services Specialist, Dept of the Army Civilian,
March 2018 - Present

Soldier and Family Services Coordinator, Armed Forces Services Corporation,
January 2017 - March 2018

Department Manager, U. S. Army,
October 2004 - December 2016

Education

Bachelor of Interdisciplinary Studies, Western Kentucky University,
August 2010 - December 2014

Work Experience

Transition Services Specialist March 2018 - Present

Dept of the Army Civilian Fort Knox, KY, USA

Soldier and Family Services Coordinator January 2017 - March 2018

Armed Forces Services Corporation Fort Knox, KY, USA

Department Manager October 2004 - December 2016

Army | 31B | E-6 | National Guard Louisville, KY, USA

  • Led and influenced subordinate operations managers and team leaders to accomplish critical tasks and achieve department objectives.
  • Effectively used strong communication and group problem-solving skills to remove obstacles and achieve business results.
  • Always took initiative to accomplish the mission in the absence of direction and guidance from higher headquarters.
  • Demonstrated sound critical reasoning skills when assessing business situations, reaching conclusions, and making decisions.
  • Displayed a sound understanding of the effect of external market influences on the competitive advantage of the business.
  • Collaborated to keep higher and lower headquarters, superiors, and subordinates informed of the key issues facing the organization.
  • A leader role model who exhibited high standards, discipline and provided effective examples through personal actions.
  • Positioned the organization to achieve the vision and mission of the organization's higher headquarters.

Administrative Assistant June 2015 - September 2016

Dept of the Army Civilian Fort Knox, KY, USA

Team Leader of Business Unit Operations September 2010 - February 2012

Army | 92Y | E-6 | National Guard Walton, KY, USA

  • Assisted in overseeing the team's operational functions and was responsible for training, staff development, and planning for the team and department.
  • Ensured that all team operations were planned, prepared, and executed in a cost-effective manner and delivered on time in accordance to customer specifications and quality requirements.
  • Assisted in the planning, scheduling, reviewing, and approving of the workload to ensure production output, quality, and on time delivery goals were achieved in a cost-effective manner.
  • Provided oversight in the preparation of all written information management tools, reports, and documents designed to simplify execution.
  • Assisted in managing the organization's 'Decision and Execution Cycle', which was the management process designed to synchronize the department's current and future operations.
  • Demonstrated sound critical reasoning skills when assessing situations, reaching conclusions, and making decisions for and with the team.
  • Demonstrated use of technology to increase tempo of operations and speed at which information is processed throughout the team to the leaders.
  • Collaborated with all departments to further company goals.
  • Supervised and managed ## personnel, to include performance management, mentoring, and counseling.
  • Analyzed, recommended and implemented measures to improve operation methods, equipment performance, and quality of product.

Top Skills

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AWARDS

Achievement Medal for Civilian Service

November 2018

Kentucky Colonel

September 2013

Iraq Campaign Medal

April 2008

Afghanistan Campaign Medal

February 2007

Army Commendation Medal

December 2006

Army Achievement Medal

August 2006

Armed Forces Expeditionary Medal

June 2006

Humanitarian Service Medal

September 2005

Training and Certifications

Veterans at Work

April 2019

AIRS Certification

February 2017

EDUCATION

Bachelor of Interdisciplinary Studies, Social and Behavioral Sciences

Western Kentucky University, Bowling Green, KY, USA

August 2010 - December 2014 , GPA: 3.2