Leadership & Management Coordinator
Great Plains Technology Center
4500 West Lee Blvd.
Lawton, OK  73505
Email:  jtuttle@greatplains.edu

Letter of Commitment

Leadership & Management Coordinator, Great Plains Technology Center, Lawton, OK 2011 – present
•    Assess Training needs through surveys, interviews with employees, focus groups, and consultation with managers, instructors or customer representatives
•    Organize and develop, or obtain, training procedure manuals and guides and course materials such as handouts and visual materials
•    Present information, using a variety of instructional techniques and formats such as role playing, simulations, team exercises, group discussions, videos and lectures
•    Monitor, evaluate and record training activities and program effectiveness
•    Develop alternative training methods if expected improvements are not seen
•    Attend meetings and seminars to obtain information for use in training programs, or to inform management of training program status
•    Keep up with developments in area of expertise by reading current journals, books and magazine articles

Human Resources Specialist Intern, Fargo VA Medical Center, Fargo, ND    2009 – 2011

•    Interpret hiring laws such as Title 5, Title 38, and Hybrid positions
•    Apply veterans preference and status appropriately to applicants
•    Make job offers and draft correspondence for the offers
•    Initiate background investigations as well as additional programs required for new employees
•    Conduct new employee orientation, to include benefit overview
•    Process all coding actions to ensure proper personnel actions occur, such as new accessions, terminations, with-in grade increases

Personnel Services Manager/Installation, United States Army, Ft. Sill, OK    2008 – 2009

•    Evaluated skills and aptitude for 2000+ soldiers and matched to 15 categories of expertise
•    Replaced 2 managers and simultaneously performed all additional duties for 1 year
•    Trained 1,000 leaders on evaluation and skill determination strategies and policies
•    Assessed 30 civilian candidates and conducted interviews to fill single position
•    Administered and secured privacy of all benefits, compensation and pension
•    Advised generals on relocation and transition strategies for 10,000+ troops
•    Appraised, revised, implemented and upheld staffing and safety policies
•    Managed and supervised 50+ human resources associates