Tamika L Evans

Army 42A E-9, National Guard

Austin, TX

Years of Service: 34 years, August 1986 - Present

ETS'd May 2020


Experience

Director of Business Unit Operations, U. S. Army,
February 2018 - Present

Director of Business Unit Operations, U. S. Army,
December 2014 - February 2018

Manager Human Resources Department, U. S. Army,
August 2011 - December 2014

Education

Master of Arts, Liberty University,
March 2010 - May 2017

Work Experience

Director of Business Unit Operations February 2018 - Present

Army | 42A | E-9 | National Guard Austin, TX, USA

  • Planned, scheduled, reviewed, and approved the workload of 14 team members to ensure production output, quality, and on time delivery goals were achieved in a cost-effective manner.
  • Synchronized operations by effectively communicating with all stakeholders and coordinating all relevant inputs to ensure production output and on time delivery goals were achieved.
  • Partnered with internal and/or vendor resources and functioned as the primary teacher and coach to all special project teams.
  • Coordinated and interacted with civilian law enforcement officials and local emergency response agencies for Defense Support to Civil Authorities mission.

Director of Business Unit Operations December 2014 - February 2018

Army | 42A | E-9 | National Guard Austin, TX, USA

  • Reported to the Division director on personnel operations planning and provided subject matter expert analysis and recommendations.
  • Prepared all written information management tools/documents designed to simplify organization goal execution.
  • Coordinated directly with organizational leaders at all levels to provide HR advice and counsel and developed appropriate policies and programs when needed.
  • Managed operation functions for the business unit and was responsible for staff development, operations and plans, and organizational development of 25 team members.
  • Developed human resource planning models to identify competency, knowledge, and talent gaps and developed specific programs and processes for the filling of the gaps.
  • Coordinated, resourced, and executed human resource sustainment operations for a Division consisting of over 14,000 service members in military garrison and field environments. 

Manager Human Resources Department August 2011 - December 2014

Army | 42A | E-8 | Austin, TX, USA

  • Provided day-to-day direction for the overall administration, coordination and evaluation of the department's human resource function.
  • Coordinated directly with organizational leaders at all levels to provide human resource advice and counsel.
  • Conducted periodic pay surveys, scheduled and conducted job evaluations, preparing pay budgets, and monitored and scheduled individual pay actions.
  • Coordinated and interacted with civilian law enforcement and emergency service agencies as part of the unit's Defense Support to Civil Authorities mission.
  • Served as the commander's principal staff officer for personnel support and provided human resource advice and recommendations. 
  • Coordinated all aspects of personnel services, chaplaincy activities, command information service.

Clergy and Ministry Support Specialist April 2010 - August 2011

Army | 42A | E-8 | Dallas, TX, USA

  • Managed multi-purpose religious programs worship facilities and worked with staff and organizations to coordinate the assignment of classrooms and church facilities for meetings and activities.
  • Provided seamless religious support coverage in the absence of the church pastoral Clergy.
  • Maintained discretion and confidentiality, while working with highly confidential information and conflict situations.
  • Oversaw the security requirements for all pastoral clergy and religious facilities
  • Coordinated traumatic event management, mass casualty response, and memorial services.
  • Provided crisis intervention to include peer counseling in moments of combat or other emotional stress and suicide prevention/ intervention.

Equal Opportunity Specialist/Investigator February 2009 - April 2010

Army | 42A | E-7 | Austin, TX, USA

  • Conducted required annual equal opportunity training to units throughout the state, resulting in over 5,000 soldiers completing the mandatory requirement.
  • Served as the subject area expert (SME) on federal EEO complaint processes and regulatory guidelines.
  • Advised business unit leaders and agency directors on all equal opportunity matters, including sexual harassment, discrimination, and affirmative action.
  • Managed or conducted all equal opportunity education and training programs within the organization, to include conducting monthly special emphasis observances.
  • Recommended, developed, and monitored affirmative action and equal opportunity plans and policies to reduce or prevent discrimination and sexual harassment.
  • Coordinated and organized EEO counselor training, mediation training, Prevention of Sexual Harassment training, and Equal Opportunity Leader/Representative training.

Training and Development Facilitator May 2006 - February 2009

Army | 42A | E-7 | National Guard Austin, TX, USA

  • Demonstrated an expertise in all course material including the course outcomes/goals, subject matter, and standards.
  • Managed the learning environment to ensure it was conducive to adult learning.
  • Ensured learning standards were met and assessed during the course of instruction.
  • Provided students with opportunities to engage in problem-solving activities in the learning environment.
  • Counseled, coached, and mentored participants as appropriate to the learning environment.
  • Assessed individual and organizational training needs; researched and implemented appropriate training plans/courses as necessary

Top Skills

Skills Verified by Purepost

AWARDS

Meritorious Service Medal

January 2019

Afghanistan Campaign Medal

July 2011

Bronze Star Medal

July 2011

Training and Certifications

Sexual Assault Victim Advocate

February 2014

Equal Opportunity Leader

June 2009

Defense Equal Opportunity Management Institute Mediator

May 2000

EDUCATION

Master of Arts, Human Service Counseling with Life Coaching Cognate

Liberty University, Lynchburg, VA, USA

March 2010 - May 2017 , GPA: 4.0

Bachelor of Science, Criminal Justice

Troy University

January 2004 - June 2007 , GPA: 3.93