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Elijah Anderson
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Professional Summary


Enthusiastic, results oriented HR professional with extensive experience in planning and directing all areas of Human Resources that includes but is not limited to: benefits, compensation,employment law, employee relations, on-boarding, payroll, performance management, policy & procedures, recruitment, safety, supervision & training. Strategic HR partner executing HR best practices to align the objectives of the organization while maximizing employee potential by fostering a positive work environment that promotes employee morale by developing interpersonal relationships within all levels of the organization utilizing attentiveness, trust, and respect.

Skills
  • Personnel and Human Resources
  • Negotiation
  • English Language
  • Speaking
  • Complex Problem Solving
  • Writing
  • Coordination
  • Management of Personnel Resources
  • Communications and Media
Experience
Human Resources Specialist Oct 2014Present Federal Aviation Administration Washington, DC Serve as senior HR Specialist in the Operations Division (AHF-100) within the Office of the Assistant Administrator for Human Resources. Independently provide expert service to two program areas consisting of approximately 340 employees. Routinely communicate with several administrative officers and managers to provide consultation and guidance for all recruitment, staffing, position management, and in-service placement related actions. Expert in applying internal (Merit Promotion ) and external (Delegated Examining) practices and procedures including category rating and priority grouping. Extremely proficient and organized in creating case files, issuing certificates of eligibles/referral lists, auditing case files, and corresponding with applicants. Adept in using all web-based applications including Federal Personnel Payroll System (FPPS), the Automated Vacancy Information Access Tool for On-line Referral (AVIATOR), Workload, and all Microsoft Office Suite software applications. Serve as the HR point of contact for the Pathways Program responsible for administering the program including all Pathways related recruit and conversion actions. Conduct training sessions and advisory services for administrative officers and managers on the Pathways Program. Participate in the on-boarding and EOD process by facilitating the new employee orientation on an ad hoc basis. Participate in the internal audit process to ensure that competitive and non-competitive actions comply with policy. Correct any findings of non-compliance. Conduct/collaborate to develop studies and analyses on HR related processes and procedures in order to assess functionality and recommend improvements. Effectively manage a heavy workload, in a fast-paced, fluctuating, high visibility, political organization with the utmost adroitness, tact and diplomacy. Additional responsibilities include serving as acting supervisor for a staff of three HR Specialist and two HR Assistants as requested; and completing special projects such as developing training material on HR policies and subjects to train/develop HR professionals.
Supervisor: Willie Ellison (202)267-7006) 
Management & Program Analyst Dec 2013Oct 2014 Department Of Homeland Security (Office of Intelligence & Analysis) Washington, DC Performs a wide variety of complex analytical studies and projects related to internal office operations and their interface with I&A and the Office of The Chief Human Capital Office' human capital programs.  Tasking in this area includes:
•Develops guidance on techniques for management and methods improvement in developing processes for supporting human capital programs throughout l&A and the intelligence community.
 •Analyzes and advises managers on proposed reorganizations or realignment of functions.
 •Develops manuals and directives covering the administrative aspects of defined program requirements. •Developing and classifying position descriptions aligned to optimal organizational structures and emerging strategic objectives.
•Typical assignments include conducting studies, analyzing findings and making recommendations on assigned operating programs to ensure programs have maximum positive impact on I&A including recommendations for new approaches or methods for resolving long-standing issues impacting interagency coordination, communications, and decision- making.
•Prepares project papers and staff reports including analysis of effectiveness of program operations, compliance with regulatory requirements, and recommendations for maximizing organizational performance.
•Delivers briefings to managers, executive, DHS staff organizations, and interagency teams and committees to encourage understanding and acceptance of findings and recommendations.
 •Provides operational HR processing of certificate of eligibles, prepares tentative and final job offers for OCHCO signature; corresponds with candidates to understand & meet their needs; get required information; and answer any questions, support data management and reporting.
 •Acts as primary liaison to the OCHCO representative supporting l&A and is essential to preventing bottlenecks. 
 •Establish and implement departmental policies, goals, objectives, and procedures, conferring with board members, organization officials, and staff members as necessary.
Supervisor: Tamika Hyman (202)447-3414)
Lead Human Resources Specialist Aug 2012Dec 2013 Department Of Homeland Security (Office of the Chief Human Capital Officer) Washington, DC As a Lead Human Resources Specialist for the Department of Homeland Security (DHS), Office of the Chief Human Capital (OCHCO);
• Assists higher and lower graded specialist in the performance or evaluations, analysis and studies to identify HR program weaknesses and the sources of such weaknesses.
• Delegated Examining Certified (Re-certified on 05/29/2013)
• Provide HR functional support to various offices within the DHS headquarters.
• Utilize USA Staffing and other staffing tools and Human Resources systems to generate vacancy announcements, crediting plans, job analyses, and certificate of eligibles. I track and monitor workflow, workload and metrics utilizing the internal Staffing system.
 • Provides training to new staffing specialist and assistants on how to use USA staffing.
 • Assist with troubleshooting issues in USA staffing (creating new templates, implementation of new laws, benefits, creates profiles for selection managers, etc.)
• Analyze and recommend recruitment strategies to managers, selecting officials and administrative point of contacts.
• Advise and provide solutions to a full range of recruitment, staffing, classification, position management, Superior Qualifications appointments, creditable federal service for annual leave, student loan repayment  Recruitment, Relocation and Retention incentives, and compensation issues by meeting face-to-face and over the phone with offices and customers.
• Well versed in Federal government staffing regulations, requirements and procedures. I have experience in conducting job analyses on a wide variety of complex positions by researching, conducting interviews and bench-marking.
• Determine appropriate qualification analysis and selective placement factors (if applicable) for vacancy position and develop/use crediting plans to assess job qualifications.
 • Provide management with a range of options for filling vacant position including but not limited to special appointing authorities used government and wide and also those specific to the Department of Homeland Security.         • I develop and coach the Human Resources Assistants on how to guide and review coded actions.
• I review and code actions utilizing the Guide to Processing Personnel Actions and Code of Federal Regulations.  
• Independently performs routine technical assignments, such as applying basic human resources theories, concepts, laws, regulations, and principles with the use of the Guide to Processing Personnel Actions, The Code of Federal Regulations(Title 5 CFR), OPM Qualification Standards ETC; reviewing of applications to perform basic qualifications analysis; preparing appropriate certificates taking appropriate action upon selection to include making pre-employment notifications (PENs) and issuing job appointment letters (JALs); and advising selecting officials on hiring procedures and requirement 
• Provide customers and offices with excellent customer service to present human resource related solutions that meet business requirements.
• Assesses program effectiveness or the improvement of complex program and management processes and systems encompassing difficult and diverse functions or issues that affect critical aspects of the major DHS programs.
• Researches, analyzes, and provides expert technical advice and assistance on complex program issues.
• Consults with all levels of management, other federal agencies, and to foreign and commercial organizations.

Supervisor: Robert Everett (912) 267-3472) 
Human Resources Specialist May 2010Aug 2012 Department Of Homeland Security (Office of the Chief Human Capital Officer) Washington, DC As a Human Resources Specialist for the Department of Homeland Security (DHS), Office of the Chief Human Capital (OCHCO);
 • Assists higher and lower graded specialist in the performance or evaluations, analysis and studies to identify HR program weaknesses and the sources of such weaknesses.
 • Provide HR functional support to various offices within the DHS headquarters.
 • Utilize USA Staffing and other staffing tools and Human Resources systems to generate vacancy announcements, crediting plans, job analyses, and certificate of eligibles. I track and monitor workflow, workload and metrics utilizing the internal Staffing system.
 • Analyze and recommend recruitment strategies to managers, selecting officials and administrative point of contacts.
• Advise and provide solutions to a full range of recruitment, staffing, classification, position management, and compensation issues by meeting face-to-face and over the phone with offices and customers.
 • Well versed in Federal government staffing regulations, requirements and procedures. I have experience in conducting job analyses on a wide variety of complex positions by researching, conducting interviews and bench-marking.
• Determine appropriate qualification analysis and selective placement factors (if applicable) for vacancy position and develop/use crediting plans to assess job qualifications.
• Provide management with a range of options for filling vacant position including but not limited to special appointing authorities used government and wide and also those specific to the Department of Homeland Security.
 • I work with the Human Resources Assistant to guide and review coded actions.
• Review and code actions utilizing the Guide to Processing Personnel Actions and Code of Federal Regulations.
• Provide customers and offices with excellent customer service to present human resource related solutions that meet business requirements.
Supervisor: Tammie Edmunds (202-357-8157) 
Human Resources Assistant May 2010Nov 2011 Department of Homeland Security (Office of The Chief Human Capital Officer) Washington, DC Independently performs routine technical assignments, such as applying basic human resources theories, concepts, laws, regulations, and principles with the use of the Guide to Processing Personnel Actions, The Code of Federal Regulations, OPM Qualification Standards ETC..; reviewing of applications  to perform basic qualifications analysis; preparing appropriate certificates taking appropriate action upon selection to include making pre-employment notifications (PENs) and issuing job appointment letters (JALs); and advising selecting officials on hiring procedures and requirements.  
Maintains recruitment and placement documents; updates tracking logs; resolves administrative errors and discrepancies; and develops solutions for difficult problems. Evaluates and makes recommendations regarding personnel actions and issues.  
Conducts research and provides technical answers to inquiries from employees and official related to recruitment and placement processes and procedures. Advises employees about various personnel matters. Develops improved procedures and methods; prepares procedural manuals; and prepares periodic and special reports.  
Reviews, codes, and processes request/forms relevant to the hiring process. Considers content, accuracy, and adequacy of documents submitted. Enters pertinent data into Databases and/or HRMS information systems. Maintains personnel subject matter files. 
Supervisor: Tia White (202-357-8373) 
Human Resources Technician Aug 2008May 2010 Defense Logistics Agency Columbus, OH • Works with assigned staffing specialist to complete the steps necessary to fill store-level positions. Reviews personnel requests to determine the nature of staffing actions and source of candidates (merit promotion or DEU certificate); establishes, maintains and eventually close outs case file; assures compliance with PPP; determines the area of consideration according to MPP requirements; prepares and posts new and recurring vacancy announcements using USA Staffing or submits requests for DEU certificates; determines applicants' eligibility and whether applicants meet minimum qualification requirements; issues certificate of eligible applicants; confirms the selectee; makes job offer and prepares offer letter; audits the certificate in USA Staffing; and returns DEU certificate if applicable.
• Answers management's questions regarding the availability of candidates, procedures to be followed and estimated time required to recruit new employee.
• Responds to questions from applicants.
• Initiates pre appointment security check and if applicable, ensures NACI forms are completed by employee and processed for background investigation; follows up on the status.
• Assists new employees in completing forms related to appointments; obtains the required forms and elections.
• Reviews personnel action requests for accuracy; resolves discrepancies and completes missing information.
• Determines benefit eligibility.
• Calculates creditable service.  
• Utilizes Modern DCPDS to code personnel actions in accordance with appropriate guidelines; determines appropriate nature of action, regulatory authority and remarks referencing GPPA; determines documents needed to support transactions and ensures receipt of such documentation; submits to specialist for processing; verifies actions flow to payroll in DCPS; maintains and updates RPA Status report.
• Enters and updates HR information into DCPDS and resolves issues concerning personnel and payroll data.
• Requests, establishes and maintains OPFs.
• Out processes employees and provides procedural information pertaining to their separation; prepares and provides separation packages to employees         •Established and maintained the Student Temporary Employment Program (STEP) recruitment program for the Defense Commissary Agency (DECA) 
Supervisor: Tawana Bethea (703-603-1686)
Public Relations Intern Jun 2007Aug 2007 Clarke & Associates Public Relations Washington, DC • Edited and implemented media advisory's, radio scripts, and press releases to major media networks.
• Organized conference speakers for the Annual Congressional Black Caucus Foundation 2007.
• Planned and organized the Beyoncé Experience Tour Food Drive.
• Communicated with media desk members and maintain media contact list for local affiliates (FOX, ABC, CBS, and NBC) on a daily basis.
• Successfully pitched campaigns and events to major media outlets.
• Demonstrated the ability to write, edit documents for the general public    
•  Designed and implemented company monthly newsletter.  
•  Analyzed information about clients in to detailed reports in order to execute campaigns.
Supervisor: Priscilla Clarke (202-723-2200) 
Education
MBA : Human Resources Management Jun 2013 DeVry Univeristy (Keller Graduate School Of Business) Arlington, VA
Bachelor of Science : Mass Communications May 2008 Norfolk State University Norfolk, VA
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Previous Companies:

  • Federal Aviation Administration
  • Department Of Homeland Security Office of Intelligence & Analysis
  • Department Of Homeland Security Office of the Chief Human Capital Officer

Previous Job Positions:

  • Human Resources Specialist
  • Management & Program Analyst
  • Lead Human Resources Specialist
  • Human Resources Assistant
  • Human Resources Technician

Schools:

  • DeVry Univeristy (Keller Graduate School Of Business)
  • Norfolk State University

Level of Education:

  • MBA
  • Bachelor of Science

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