PAM POLITO • (503) 750-8367
 Strategic Planning –Experience in str...
PAM POLITO• (503) 750-8367
 Administering applicant tracking system including managing content and...
PAM POLITO• (503) 750-8367
Quality Methods International, Portland, OR July 2003 to Jun 2004
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  • 1. PAM POLITO • (503) 750-8367 PROFESSIONAL PROFILE AND SKILLS  Strategic Planning –Experience in strategic HR/Recruitmentplanning and strategy developmentin alignment with Human Resourcesvision and goals  Regulatory Knowledge– Strong working knowledgeof Federal/Oregon employmentlaw,EEO,ADA,veterans preferenceand othergovernmentalregulations;laborrelationsand negotiations  ProgramManagement – Extensivebackground in all aspectsof the full-cycle recruiting process, communication with managers,applicantsand screening committeemembers,creation and conducting of new employee orientations/onboarding,implementation and administrationof applicanttracking systems EmploymentLaw HRIS ApplicantTracking Systems LaborRelations/Contract Interpretation Write Recruiting Policies/Procedures Website Updates/HTML Write/Place Advertising Salary Placements Offers/Salary Negotiations OfferLetters New EmployeeOrientations Scheduling Leadership ProjectManagement EmployeeTraining AssessStaffing Needs Technical Skills/MicrosoftOffice ExpertLevel Staffing/Networking Research Skills Policy Development EventPlanning PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE & ACHIEVEMENTS Mt. Hood Community College, Gresham, OR July 2014 to May 2015 MHCC is thethird-largestcommunity collegein Oregon and oneof thelargestemployers in East County - providing foreducational and community programs.My positionsthereincluded: ExecutiveAssistant7/2014-4/2015 Performedadministrative supportof a highlycomplex andresponsible nature tothe Vice Presidentof Instructionand Student Development including:  Interface with high-level internal and external contacts requiring considerable discretion and initiative, including independently answering inquiries and correspondence.  Track and record time for all department members  Supervise part-time employees in the part-time faculty office  Work independently and in a team environment to support the vision, mission and goals of the College.  Assist with collective bargaining and labor negotiation proceedings.  Handle highly sensitive and/or confidential matters Achievements:  Automatedseveral record-keepingprocessestoaidingreaterreportingefficiencies  Re-routedphone systemtomake itmore callerfriendly RecruitmentSpecialist1/2006-7/2014 Under limited supervision, provided full-cycle recruitment as the sole recruiter, including managing the entire process from requisition through new employee orientation. Duties involved:  Developing and executing recruitment plans  Creating position descriptions, postings, updating job announcements and writing/placing job advertisements
  • 2. PAM POLITO• (503) 750-8367  Administering applicant tracking system including managing content and providing training for all users  Workingcollaborativelywithmanagersandadministratorstoensure theirpositionswerefilledinatimelymanner and providing guidance to them on a variety of issues; primary point of contact for entire recruiting process  Assistinghiringmanagerswithcommittee selectionandprovidingleadershipthroughoutthe selection,interview and hiring process; trained them to use behavioral interviewing techniques  Ensuring all aspects of the process were in accordance with state, federal and local laws governing human resources (EEO, ADA, Veterans Preference); interpreting HR policies and laws  Calculating salary placements and negotiating with potential new hires  Developing and presenting trainings on a variety of human resources-related topics  Sourcing via social media, job fairs, diversity, military and sourcing tools  Handlingsensitive and/orconfidential mattersandinterfacingatall levelswithinternalandexternal stakeholders  Tracking demographic information to ensure compliance with the college's diversity mandate  Served as a member of the management team during contract negotiations  Providing general information to staff and community on Human Resources services, such as employment, attendance, benefits and tuition waivers Achievements:  Createdprocedural documentstouse intrainingmanagersandscreeningcommitteesandtoassistthem throughthe selectionandhiringprocess  Created,implementedandpresentedanew employee orientationprogramforall employee groupsat MHCC.  Producedanddistributedtipsforinternal applicantstohelpthemdotheirbestinthe college'sapplication and interviewprocess. HumanResourcesAdministrativeAssistant7/2004-1/2006 Responsibilities included performing a variety of advanced and complex, high-level administrative human resources duties and activities while regularly exercising decisiveness, judgment and discretion including:  Providing support to the director including composing, editing and preparationof correspondence, projects and reports/ recommendations, compiling and analyzing data  Implementing and administering the applicant tracking system  Providing back up to recruiter in all aspects of that position  Administratorforweb-based360leadershipperformanceassessmentprogram(implement,develop,maintainand manage this system)  Providing support during contract negotiations for two of the college's three unions  Maintaining a large volume of confidential information  Performing advanced application of software programs of word processing, spread sheets, HRIS database and online requisition and application software.  Helping to maintain department website  Providingbackup for the frontdeskreceptionist - answera wide varietyof questionsandprovide informationto staff, faculty, students, applicants and general public Achievements  Unsung HeroAward - awardedbystudentstosupportstaff theyobserve goingabove andbeyondthe call of dutyto supportstudentsandemployees.  Spearheadedtwosuccessful state-wide diversityconferences  Part of implementationteamandadministratorforcollege’sfirstapplicanttrackingsystem
  • 3. PAM POLITO• (503) 750-8367 Quality Methods International, Portland, OR July 2003 to Jun 2004 QMIwasa training and implementation company,specializing in expertknowledgeand know-how on workplace visualityand lean manufacturing. OfficeManager Highlyefficientskillsusedtoworkinaverybusysmall businesstorunall aspectsof the businesswhileownertraveled most of the time, including:  Providing excellent customer service  Knowledgeable in all the areas of the business to answer customers questions  Bookkeeping, processing payroll and making payroll tax deposits  Arranging all travel and lodging for domestic and international travel for the organization  Shipping all company products  Managing accounting process  Organizing and setting up conferences  Hiring and supervising all part-time staff Sharp Laboratories of America, Camas, WA April 2001 to June 2003 This is the U.S.research and development(R&D) subsidiary forSharp Corporation of Japan. Forover100 years,Sharp hascreated productsand technologiesthathavetouched thelivesof people acrosstheworld. HumanResourcesAssistant Responsibilitiesincludedperformingavarietyof advancedandcomplex administrative dutiesandactivitiesinsupport of the Directorof Human ResourcesandHR Team under minimal supervisionwhile regularlyexercisingdecisiveness, judgment and discretion.  Actedasliaisonbetweenemployeesrequiringimmigrationsupportandthe immigrationattorney.Included writing and providing training to non-US employees and their managers; managing all cases in progress.  Produced accurate budget forecasting, tracking and reconciliation to Director of Finance with regard to legal matters for six departments plus Human Resources.  Utilized all aspects of MS Office Professional to draft and compose correspondence,create training programs, financial documents, etc.  Prepared monthly reports for company executives including: org chart updates, headcount, recruiting log, job openings and closings. Also responsible to post this information to the company website.  Posted job openings, scheduled interviews and candidate travel, arranged area tours.  Set-up and maintained all HR files in compliance with legal regulations. Achievements:  Wrote and conductedtrainingforcandidatesseekingH1-Bvisasor goingthroughthe greencard process, whichwaswell receivedtothe pointthe company’slegal counsel alsoutilizedthistrainingfortheirother clients.  Createda systemtotrack immigrationprocessestoensure deadlineswere metandemployeeswouldalways knowwhere theywere atinthe process. EDUCATION Master's Degree – Teaching/Education, George Fox University Bachelor's Degree - BS in History, University of Wisconsin

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