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Professional Summary

Recent, motivated college grad with a knack for conceptual and quantitative analysis.

Education
Bachelor of Arts Philosophy and Social Theory CUNY Baccalaureate For Unique And Interdisciplinary Studies New York, NY | Fall 2018
  • Thomas W. Smith Academic Fellow
  • Golden Key Honors Society
  • The National Society of Collegiate Scholars
  • Interdisciplinary major coursework in Moral and Political Philosophy, Sociology, and Psychology
Skills
  • 66 WPM typing speed
  • Basic Applied Data Analysis
  • MS Excel (including V-lookup and Pivot Tables)
  • Strong research skills
  • Adobe Premiere Pro
  • Exceptional written and oral communication skills
Presentations
Paper: "Who am I to Judge? Or, Pope Francis and Queering Christianity: On the anti-epistemology of faith, salvation, and exteriority." Presented at Conference "Revisiting Mamre: The Stranger in the Three Abrahamic Faiths" December 4-5, 2017 at Queens College, CUNY.
Work History
Costco Wholesale Refund Cashier | Rego Park, NY | March 2019 - Current
  • Inspects items to be returned and guarantees member satisfaction
  • Handles transactions between members and the store
  • Researches transactions to ensure proper refunds
  • Handles and manipulates data in AS400
  • Assists in other departments in the store
Costco Wholesale Food Service Assistant | Rego Park, NY | June 2018 - Current
  • Prepare food for service
  • Handled transactions between members and store
  • Provided friendly and helpful member service
  • Cleaned the food court at closing
  • Prepared work stations for the opening shift
  • Make pizza, salads, and other foods
Queens College Teaching Assistant | Flushing, NY | August 2017 - December 2017

Teaching Assistant for Professor Abigail Doukhan. Late Modern Philosophy, Philosophy of Religion, Introduction to Philosophy

  • Grading Exams
  • Occasionally delivering lectures 
  • Leading Recitation/ Discussion Sessions
  • Proctoring Exams
  • Tutoring Students
Gyro Grill Floor Manager | Rego Park, NY | 2015 - 2016
  • Evaluated team and employee performance in order to develop and implement effective corrective actions.
  • Oversaw supply restocking, area cleaning and product organization.
  • Resolved all customer complaints in a professional manner while prioritizing customer satisfaction.
  • Completed all point of sale opening and closing procedures, including counting the contents of the cash register.
  • Assigned work to team members based on company needs, personal strengths and job knowledge.
  • Built relationships with customers to increase likelihood of repeat business.
  • Oversaw loading and unloading of packages in the store.
  • Provided instruction, coaching and motivation to all employees during the shift.
  • Trained and led team to surpass objectives.
Gyro Grill Food Server,Cashier,Food Prep | Rego Park, NY | January 2013 - January 2016

(Resigned 2016)

  • Consistently provided friendly guest service and heartfelt hospitality.
  • Promptly and empathetically handled guest concerns and complaints.
  • Taking Customer orders
  • Handling transactions between guests and store
  • Preparing Salads
  • Preparing food for service
  • Ensuring food was moving in and out of the kitchen efficiently
  • Managing Delivery Orders
  • Restocking work area
Queens College College Assistant, Office of Information Technology | Flushing, NY | August 2013 - August 2015

(Resigned 2015)

  • Welcoming and assisting computer lab users with technological concerns
  • Installing hardware and software
  • Answering phones
  • Maintaining the cleanliness of lab space
  • Maintaining computer lab equipment
  • Facilitating communication between users and other IT personnel
  • Writing tickets for Help Desk concerns
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Summary
Reliable and punctual Sales Associate possessing excellent work ethic desires an opportunity in a Retail Store or Sales Office. Areas of expertise include clerical support, inventory control, cash management and exceptional customer service.
Skills
  • Microsoft Office proficiency
  • Meticulous attention to detail
  • Dedicated Team player
  • Reliable and dependable
  • Customer relations
  • Administrative support 
  • Product displays
  • Excellent multi-tasker
Experience
Sales Associate Apr 2018 to Current
Marshalls Winter Park, FL
  • Assist customers with product selection, sales, and returns. 
  • Ready merchandise for sales floor by marking items with identifying codes and accurate pricing.
  • Receive deliveries and process incoming shipments by sorting and organizing merchandise.
  • Replenish inventory and stock shelves with focus on addressing customer needs.
Food Service Assistant Aug 2016 to Dec 2016
Rock Springs Elementary Apopka, FL
  • Greeted students in a welcoming manner.
  • Took orders, prepared foods, processed payments. and resolved complaints.
  • Completed opening, closing and shift change tasks in full to promote efficiency. 
  • Maintained facility compliance with health codes and sanitation requirements.
Sales Associate/Stocker Mar 2002 to May 2004
Expo Design Center Jackson Heights, NY
  • Recommended merchandise based on customer needs
  • Facilitated monthly and quarterly physical inventory counts
  • Replenished floor stock and processed shipments to ensure product availability.
  • Monitored the work space to ensure that it was neat, orderly and safe.
Front Desk Receptionist Jan 2000 to Feb 2007
Lexington School Elmhurst, NY
  • Welcomed patrons to front desk and engaged in friendly conversations while conducting check-in process.
  • Monitored safety, health and sanitation processes throughout facility and enforced rules to promote security and safety for all.
  • Answered phones, responded to customer inquiries and transferred calls to appropriate staff members.
  • Provided administrative support and completed all duties in a timely manner.
Education and Training
Associate of Applied Science, Information Sciences Plaza College New York, New York
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Professional Summary
Skills
  • Team leadership
  • Fast and efficient service worker
  • Accustomed to shift work
  • Safe food handling
  • Customer service


  • Strong verbal communication
  • Menu planning
  • Outgoing and energetic
  • Fluent in english and spanish
Work History
Sweetwater Union High School District Food Service Assistant 1 | Chula Vista, CA | November 2014 - Current
  • Coordinate four step dish cleaning process, consisting of scraping, washing, sanitizing and rinsing.
  • Conduct food inventory count, monitor meal temperature and prepare and distribute daily meals for student body.
  • Responsible for cashiering accountability and providing total count of student purchasers and total funds collected daily.
  • Passed exam for Food Service Assistant 2 and Serve Safe which allows me to train in and out of class
  • Follows proper HACCP protocol 
Crooms Catering and BBQ Supervisor | Chula Vista, CA | May 2000 - June 2014
  • Managed staff of six employees, ensuring that proper weekly and special event coverage was in place.
  • Prepared daily baking necessities for daily as well as catering events, including cake decorating for all occasions.
  • Assisted with daily requirements, consisting of baking, cooking, handling cash sales as well as recording daily orders.
  • Processed daily count of required food items against customer orders, validating that inventory account was accurate.
  • In charge of following store open and closing measures, following established guidelines per store operation procedures.
Hans and Harry's Bakery Cake Decorator | Chula Vista, CA | January 1999 - April 2000
  • Cutting, filling, assembling and icing cakes for all occasions.
  • Responsible for cleaning, washing and sanitizing assigned baking area.
Standlees Bakery Cake Decorator/Cashier | Chula Vista, CA | January 1996 - December 1998
  • Primary cake decorator, responsible for wedding cakes and cake displays.
  • Responsible for daily cashiering and accounting of all daily funds transactions.
  • Managed in person and phone-in orders, ensuring that all requests were recorded and completed on a timely schedule.
Education
Confectionary Decorating Wilton School of Cake Decorating and Confectionary Art Chicago, IL | December 1998
High School Diploma Hilltop High School Chula Vista, CA | June 1995
College Courses Lumbleau Real Estate California | Current
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Professional Summary
Efficient and reliable multi-skilled care worker with good knowledge and understanding of development factors specific to adult and geriatric residents. I am keen to join an organization that will not only provide me with future career advancement opportunities but also comprehensive support during my employment.
Skills
  • Organized multi-tasker
  • Dedicated team player
  • Fast and efficient service worker
  • High level of autonomy
  • Person-centered care  focused
  • Professional bedside manner
  • Feeding assistance aptness
  • Compassionate caregiver
Work History
08/2017 to Current
Multi-Skilled Carer /Assistant in Nursing Flexi Staff PTY Ltd. Ascot, WA, Australia
  • Maintained privacy and confidentiality of all residents and staffs
  • Demonstrate effective communications through established channels and lines of communication
  • Provide a holistic and person- centered care to residents/ clients
  • Ensure all written communication is legible, factual and non-judgmental and meets all legal and policy requirements
  • Maintained appropriate infection control practices
  • Demonstrated ability to prioritize  workload and use resources effectively and efficiently 
  • Assisted patients with daily functions according to individualized care plans
04/2017 to Current
Food Service Assistant Flexi Staff PTY Ltd. Ascot, WA, Australia
  • Verified that prepared food met all standards for quality and quantity.
  • Assembled food orders while maintaining appropriate portion control.
  • Cross-trained and coordinated scheduling with team members to ensure seamless service.
  • Pleasantly and courteously interacted with customers.
  • Consistently provided friendly guest service and heartfelt hospitality.
  • Promptly and empathetically handled guest concerns and complaints.
  • Wiped tables and seats with dampened cloths, and replaced dirty tablecloths
  • Cleaned work areas, equipment, utensils, dishes, and silverware
  • Stocked, organized, and cleaned kitchens and cooking utensils
  • Emptied garbage to dump site
Education
2017
Certificate 3: Ageing and Disability
Institute of Health and Nursing Australia - Hay Street, Perth WA 6000
2013
Advanced Diploma : Hotel and Catering Management
Air Travel and Related Studies - Nairobi, Kenya
Certifications
Certificate 3 in Ageing and Disability