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Melanie C. Caughey
is a UM employee
in Ann Arbor,
GOOD COMPUTER SKILLS
Wide variety of computer experience;
hardware experience with both PC and Macintosh systems; network, desk and laptop machines.
(Typing 77 wpm)
Software experience (familiarity varies) includes:
Adobe Acrobat, CTools, NSF fastlane.com, Pure Edge (former grants.gov software), HP Scanner, iPhoto jpgs & transfer
Excel, Google Shared Spreadsheet, Lotus1-2-3, StarOffice, OpenOffice 2.0 (studying towards Excel certification)
M-pathways/Marketsite (UM Wolverine Access), Concur (Travel Reimbursement Software), EECS IOF Internal Order Forms, BusinessWorks, Creative Solutions Accounting, MIP Non Profit Fund Accounting, Payroll Solution, Perfect Balance, QuickBooks Pro
Website Notepad HTML, Dreamweaver, Paint website graphics, Paint Shop Pro
Microsoft Access, Amisys, DonorPerfect, Ecura, FileMaker Pro, net:Forum, Telemagic
EMAIL and CALENDAR
Google calendar, MS Outlook, EECS Room Scheduler, Groupwise, Mac Mail, Meeting Maker, Eudora, Pine, AOL, Hotmail, Meeting Maker Calendar, doodle.com website meeting scheduler, Google mail
Microsoft Publisher, PowerPoint, Printshop sales lists
MS Word, Microsoft Works, Wordperfect
Norton AntiVirus, McAfee Security, Virus Scan, IBM AntiVirus, SpyBot Search & Destroy, etc.;(and for workplace applications, calling Systems staff as needed!)
"We have become not a melting pot but a beautiful mosaic. Different people, different beliefs, different yearnings, different hopes, different dreams." - Jimmy Carter
website contact: firstname.lastname@example.org
Last updated: February 2012
An experienced worker...
Staff member in the Electrical Engineering & Computer Science Department on the University of Michigan's North Campus which is a busy work site with many students, visitors, guests, faculty, and staff. I began my career at the Solid State Electronics Laboratory in August 2005. Currently I serve as a Secretary Intermediate at the front desk, greeting people from around the world as they come to our offices for work, study, and cutting-edge research. In our bustling engineering area there is a teamwork commitment and constant people interaction as the ongoing research evolves and progresses, and I enjoy working in an area of student contact.
PEOPLE > Excellent customer service focus. Courteous professional manner; practical experience working in areas of faculty - student - staff - guest interactions; as well as knowledge of University policies and procedures, and good teamwork and communication skills.
EQUIPMENT > Great PC/Mac computer skills and experience with many software programs (see list at left). Extensive exposure to common office equipment.
PROCEDURES > Well-rounded exposure to different business types and procedures. Extensive work experience has given me a wide variety of organizational expertise and competencies with administrative, office, and accounting work tasks. Past work in fast-paced, busy offices - experience with patience, handling change, and learning new things.
PROFESSIONAL PREPARATION/EDUCATION > Continuing education through regular update seminars; current studies towards Excel Certification. Other recent software updates include courses at Horizons (Livonia) - Access and PowerPoint.
BBA - Accounting, Eastern Michigan University, 1998
Associate-Business, Washtenaw Community College
Certified Administrative Professional, Member Number 7473507, May 1996, (National) - IAAP
Continuing education through regular update seminars; some of the recent courses taken include: Excel 2003 Level I and Excel 2003 Level II and Excel 2003 Level III-(at UM), Access Level 1-(at New Horizons), 05/19/08-PowerPoint 2003 Level 2-(at New Horizons), 11/2/2010-Concur Interchange, Concur Travel & Expense Report Training, Concur Approver Training-(at UM), Aug 2011-How To Say It At Work, 8/22/11-Dreamweaver IV-(at UM), 8/22/11-Excel I 2007 for Windows (at UM), . . .
Other previous seminars/workshops include: 11/3/2006-Introduction to Sponsored Projects Administration-(at UM), 11/16/2006-A-21 Expenditure Monitoring of Federally Sponsored Projects-(at UM), 12/13/2006-DRDA Workshop-Intro to Budgets-(at UM), 01/12/2007-Grants.gov: Electronic Submission of Federal Grant Applications-(at UM), 04/17/08-Cost Accounting Standards-(at UM), 09/22/08-A21 Training-(at UM), 2009-ePRM Proposal Preparation-(at UM), 10/18/11-Intro to Budgets: Developing Grant Proposal Budgets-(at UM), and 2/9/12-Industry Sponsored Research in the College of Engineering: Working with ORSP-(at UM), and North Campus Migration to Google Meeting at FXB.
BACKGROUND > I grew up in the Ann Arbor area and have benefited from the multi-cultural exposure of living in international neighborhoods.
Past Professional and Social association affiliations have included Association of Women in Computing (AWC), American Association of University Women (AAUW), Washtenaw Economic Club, Habitat for Humanity local house build, International Association of Administrative Professionals (IAAP), etc.
Dedicated to local community; past activities and service have included: help at past art fair booths such as WEMU radio and Community TV camera volunteer; serving at local Labor Day festival areas (various service including the concession stand, white elephant sale, entertainment tent, and as 2004 festival Accounting Chair); helping as AAUW Treasurer and later as Head Cashier for one of their annual used book sales; Volunteer for Tax Assistance Program through Older Adult Services of Catholic Social Services (forms prepared for low income individuals at either centers or home visits); Herb Study Group, former Heritage Herb Society member, Project Grow community gardener, Ann Arbor Garden Club, American Rhododendron Society; past Treasurer for Women's church group; Adult reading volunteer first at Project Learn and later Washtenaw Literacy; several Habitat for Humanity local housebuild fundraising efforts (including Calling volunteers to help coordinate staffing, occasional lunch prep, art fair staffing, spaghetti dinners, bake sales, and mass mailings to request donations).
Contact Information Telephone (734) 975-0821: leave SHORT message
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