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National Humanities Center - Receptionist Resume Example

Ryan Nelson
Professional Summary

Accomplished Office Professional adept at effective customer service and achieving outstanding results in a variety of office environments. Proven experience in both private and public sector.
Looking for a position that utilizes my skills, challenges me daily and allows opportunity for professional growth.

  • Clerical
  • Customer and Personal Service
  • Personnel and Human Resources
  • Service Orientation
  • Production and Processing
  • Active Listening
  • Time Management
  • Instructing
  • Microsoft Office Applications
Receptionist/Staff Assistant 07/2009 - 06/2015
National Humanities Center - Research Triangle Park, NC
  • Greeted visitors or callers and handled their inquiries or directed them to the appropriate parties. 
  • Performed general office duties, such as tracking and ordering supplies and office key distribution. 
  • Distributed incoming correspondence, including electronic faxes.
  • Prepared correspondence for Development Department's mass, bi-annual fund-raising mailings.
  • Made copies of correspondence or other printed material.
  • Handled petty cash for guest lunches and any NHC merchandise sold.
  • Processed incoming and outgoing mail such as USPS, UPS and FedEx.
  • Assisted with monthly lecture registration and preparation of guest name badges.
  • Maintained expense logs and miscellaneous charges for up to 40 fellows.
  • Maintained and updated monthly cleaning schedule for janitorial services based on in-house events.
Personnel Assistant 12/2007 - 06/2008
DHHS -Department of Child Development - Raleigh, NC
  • Updated and maintained database pertaining to Applicant Tracking System.
  • Posted job vacancies on department website and office bulletin board.
  • Processed hiring-related paperwork.
  • Scheduled and conducted new employee orientations.
  • Performed clerical duties, such as typing, scheduling appointments, and sorting mail.
  • Provided clerical support to other departments by creating hiring selection logs and reports.
Principal Administrative Associate (Personnel Assistant) 10/1995 - 06/2006
Department of Parks and Recreation - Queens, NY
  • Prepared or maintained employment records related to events such as hiring, termination, leaves, transfers, or promotion and workers' compensation, using human resources management system software.
  • Processed hiring-related paperwork and fingerprints.
  • Informed job applicants of details such as duties and responsibilities, compensation, benefits or promotion opportunities.
  • Performed clerical duties, such as typing, proofreading, scheduling appointments, and sorting mail.
  • Contacted job applicants to inform them of the status of their applications.
  • Performed payroll functions, such as reviewing timekeeping information and distributing payroll.
Staff Analyst Trainee (Assistant Volunteer Coordinator) 11/1994 - 10/1995
Department of Parks and Recreation - Queens, NY
  • Kept up to date records of community groups and coordinators.  
  • Consulted with community groups to discuss service problems, responded to community needs, enhanced public relations and coordinated activities and plans for beautification of community gardens.
  • Informed patrons of coming events at a specific venue.  
Staff Analyst Trainee (Assistant Seasonal Plan Coordinator) 10/1992 - 11/1994
Department of Parks and Recreation - New York, NY
  • Entered and maintained information into seasonal plan database.
  • Computed costs/savings to seasonal plan budget.
  • Prepared reports summarizing amendments to operational seasonal budget plan. 
Technical Support Aide (Data Entry/Processing Supervisor) 05/1989 - 10/1992
Department of Parks and Recreation - New York, NY
  • Handled data entry and processing for inspection reports.
  • Supervised the work of data entry staff to ensure adherence to quality standards, deadlines, and proper procedures, correcting errors or problems.
  • Established work procedures and kept track of the daily work of data entry staff.
  • Prepared and reviewed inspection reports to ensure accuracy and efficiency.  
  • Compiled and prepared reports and other information required by borough offices. 
Certificate: Continuing Education Dec 2010 Wake Technical Community College - Raleigh, NC Medical Office Procedures ; Medical Terminology I; Electronic Health Records
Bachelors of Science: Business Management May 1984 S.U.N.Y: College at Old Westbury - Old Westbury, NY Business Management
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Previous Companies:

  • National Humanities Center
  • DHHS Department of Child Development
  • Department of Parks and Recreation

Previous Job Positions:

  • Receptionist
  • Staff Assistant
  • Personnel Assistant
  • Principal Administrative Associate
  • Staff Analyst Trainee


  • Wake Technical Community College
  • S.U.N.Y: College at Old Westbury

Level of Education:

  • Certificate
  • Bachelors of Science

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