Tamishia J.

Army 42A E-8, Active Duty

San Antonio, TX

Years of Service: 24 years, February 1996 - Present

ETS October 2020


Experience

Manager Administration Department, U. S. Army,
December 2018 - Present

Manager Business Operations Department, U. S. Army,
June 2018 - December 2018

Leadership Training and Development Instructor, U. S. Army,
March 2017 - June 2018

Education

Bachelors of Science, Post University,
July 2012 - August 2014

Work Experience

Manager Administration Department December 2018 - Present

Army | 42A | E-8 | Fort Sam Houston, San Antonio, TX, USA

  • Provided day-to-day direction for the overall administration, coordination, and evaluation of the department's human resource function.
  • Maintained the department work structure by updating job requirements and job descriptions for all positions.
  • Conducted reviews and evaluations for cost-reduction opportunities.
  • Oversaw employee relations issues by responding to employee complaints, refereeing disputes, firing employees, and administering disciplinary procedures.
  • Led and developed 3 human resources functional team leaders and specialists who delivered a comprehensive approach to the management of people for the department.
  • Led an administrative management department of 7 team members responsible for the combined functions of human resources and finance operations.
  • Maintained the department's staff by establishing a recruiting, testing, and interviewing program.
  • Prepared employees for assignments by establishing and conducting orientation and training programs.
  • Coordinated directly with organizational leaders at all levels to provide human resources advice and counsel.
  • Monitored employees' short-term and long-term medical leaves and ensured the organization's compliance with FMLA and HIPAA regulations.
  • Processed routine day-to-day tasks such as preparing personnel status and strength reports, preparing personnel awards, and other administrative support as required.
  • Oversaw employee safety, welfare, wellness, and health.

Manager Business Operations Department June 2018 - December 2018

Army | 42A | E-8 | Fort Jackson, SC

  • Led and influenced subordinate business operations team leaders to accomplish critical tasks and achieve business operations 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.
  • Ensured that the organization was always able to fully execute its mission by evaluating strengths and limitations and directing actions to improve the situation.
  • 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.
  • Identified, contended for, allocated and managed resources to ensure mission accomplishment.
  • Positioned the organization to achieve the vision and mission of the organization's higher headquarters.
  • Engaged in 'ethical reasoning', when determining the right thing to do, even when no one was watching.
  • Selected the best location to position organization assets to facilitate ease of the business operation.

Leadership Training and Development Instructor March 2017 - June 2018

Army | 42A | E-8 | Fort Jackson, SC

  • Delivered employee leadership training in the areas of personal character: 1) adherence to personal & organizational values, 2) displaying empathy, and 3) possessing discipline.
  • Provided employee leadership training in the areas of professional presence: 1) professional bearing, 2) fitness, 3) confidence, and 4) resilience.
  • Facilitated employee training in specific industry technically related topics.
  • Applied a thorough working knowledge of all phases of the Analysis, Design, Development, Implementation, and Evaluation (ADDIE) phases.
  • Delivered employee leadership training to enable leaders to build cohesive, disciplined teams and lead effectively in any organizational setting.
  • Taught courses in performance analysis, cause analysis, complex problem-solving, decision-making, and effective communication.
  • Developed leaders to be capable of training and preparing an organization to accomplish their assigned mission.

Equal Opportunity Specialist/Investigator December 2014 - March 2017

Army | 42A | E-7 | Fort Bragg, NC, USA

  • Advised business unit leaders and staff on all equal opportunity matters, including sexual harassment, discrimination, and affirmative action.
  • Recommended, developed, and monitored affirmative action and equal opportunity plans and policies to reduce or prevent discrimination and sexual harassment.
  • Maintained personnel files in compliance with applicable legal requirements
  • Managed all equal opportunity education and training programs within the organization, to include conducting ethnic observances.
  • Consulted with the servicing legal representative during all informal and formal investigations.
  • Served as the subject area expert (SME) on federal EEO complaint processes and regulatory guidelines

Assistant Manager of Business Unit Operations June 2013 - December 2014

Army | 42A | E-7 | Camp Hovey KS

  • Assisted in overseeing the business unit's operational functions and was responsible for training, staff development, and planning for 9 members of the team and department.
  • Supervised and managed 11 personnel, to include performance management, mentoring, and counseling.
  • Collaborated with all departments to further company goals.
  • Ensured that all business unit 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 managing the organization's 'Decision and Execution Cycle', which was the management process designed to synchronize the department's current and future operations.
  • Collaborated with all departments to further company goals.

Assistant Manager Information Systems Department March 2011 - June 2013

Army | 42A | E-7 | Jersey City, NJ, USA

  • Analyzed, integrated, and synchronized the management processes to coordinate the organization's current and future network and information systems operations.
  • Oversaw the department's digital communication functions and was responsible for staff development, operations and plans, and organizational development and modernization.
  • Ensured real time access to normalized data across business functions in a cost-effective manner and delivered in accordance with customer specifications and quality requirements.
  • Demonstrated a detailed and extensive technical expertise and application of network communication principles, information systems equipment, and best practices.
  • Led the preparation of the annual manpower and information technology annual operating expenses and capital expenditure budgets.
  • Matured and showed proven experience with multi-faceted network technologies such as [INSERT HARDWARE and SOFTWARE].
  • Employed a leadership operations process to visualize, describe, direct, and assess the work while achieving the end result.
  • Effectively used strong communication and group problem-solving skills to remove obstacles and achieve team results.
  • Demonstrated sound critical reasoning skills when assessing situations, reaching conclusions, and making decisions.
  • Ensured that the department was always able to fully execute its mission by evaluating strengths and limitations and directing actions to improve the situation.
  • Demonstrated a unique capacity to assess situations effectively and draw sound conclusions.

Department Manager March 2009 - March 2011

Army | 42A | E-7 | Joint Base Lewis-McChord, WA, USA

  • Led and influenced subordinate operations managers and team leaders to accomplish critical tasks and achieve department objectives.
  • Always took initiative to accomplish the mission in the absence of direction and guidance from higher headquarters.
  • Ensured that the organization was always able to fully execute its mission by evaluating strengths and limitations and directing actions to improve the situation.
  • 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.
  • Identified, contended for, allocated and managed resources to ensure mission accomplishment.
  • Engaged in 'ethical reasoning', when determining the right thing to do, even when no one was watching.

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AWARDS

Meritorious Service Medal

October 2018

Army Commendation Medal

February 2017

Joint Service Commendation Medal

May 2013

Meritorious Service Medal

March 2009

Meritorious Service Medal

December 2005

Training and Certifications

DoD Sexual Assault Advocate Certification

May 2018

Postal Supervisor Course

May 2016

Equal Opportunity Advisors Course

November 2014

Equal Employment Opportunity Mediation Course

October 2014

EDUCATION

Bachelors of Science, Criminal Justice

Post University, Waterbury, CT, USA

July 2012 - August 2014 , GPA: 3.43

Associate of Arts, General Studies

University of Phoenix, Phoenix, AZ, USA

September 2003 - December 2005 , GPA: 2.66