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National Institutes Of Health & Food And Drug Administration - Lead Administrative Officer Resume Example

Riley Powell
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Professional Summary

Seasoned Administrative Manager with more than twenty-five years of experience in a fast-paced, industrious healthcare research industry. Excellent problem-solving and interpersonal skills. Track record of achieving exceptional results in mentoring and coordinating administrative activities. 

  • Microsoft Office Suite
  • ORACLE applications
  • Administration and Management
  • Writing
  • Interpersonal Communication
  • Complex Problem Solving
  • Federal Government Simplified Acquisition
National Institutes of Health & Food and Drug Administration Rockville & Silver Spring, MD Lead Administrative Officer Dec 1997Present
  • Direct and coordinate administrative activities, including human resources, procurement, IT, budget, property, timekeeping, and travel  for several healthcare research programs within the Federal Government.
  • Provide expert guidance and interpretation of Federal Government, Agency and Program rules, regulations, policies and procedures to senior leadership, internal and external customers as well as subordinate staff
  • Perform data anaysis, establish policies and procedures, and make recommendations in support of streamlining and enhancing business operations.
  • Manage and mentor staff, including junior-level administrative officers, purchasing agents and clerical staff.
  • Served as Project Officer for several logistical support contracts.
  • Serve as a Cardholder and Card Approving Official for several Federal Government Purchase Cardholders. 
  • Managed personnel actions for an entire Division, including the appointment and renewal of foreign appointees.
National Institutes of Health Rockville, MD Administrative Officer Jul 1994Dec 1997
  • Provided administrative services to several programs within a Federal Government healthcare research facility, including processed personnel, travel and procurement requests, performed budget tracking and property management.
  • Coordinated an office reconfiguration, from the design and preparation of space to the acquisition and installation of furniture, fixtures and utilities.
  • I pioneered the implementation of a new Time and Attendance system and served as the system administrator for this system.
  • I established a personnel appointment review board to define and formalize the  process for adjusting pay and promoting non-tenured research scientists. 
National Institutes of Health Bethesda, MD Administrative Assistant & Purchasing Agent Oct 1989Jul 1994
  • Assisted junior and senior level administrative officers in providing administrative services to several programs within a Federal Goverment healthcare research facility, including the initiation/coordination of paperwork for processing personnel actions, travel requests, purchase requests, property inventory and performance of other general administrative duties.
  • Served as a Purchasing Agent for several programs, including purchased supplies, equipment and services.  Maintained accurate procurement files and successfully passed all yearly audits.
Washington Adventist University (Formerly Columbia Union College) Takoma Park, MD Bachelor of Science: Organizational Management Jul 1994
Montgomery Community College Takoma Park, MD Associate of Arts: Business Administration Dec 1992
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Previous Companies:

  • National Institutes of Health & Food and Drug Administration
  • National Institutes of Health

Previous Job Positions:

  • Lead Administrative Officer
  • Administrative Officer
  • Administrative Assistant & Purchasing Agent


  • Washington Adventist University (Formerly Columbia Union College)
  • Montgomery Community College

Level of Education:

  • Bachelor of Science
  • Associate of Arts

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