art sales/archivist/art appraiser Resume
|Desired Industry: Librarian/Museum
|Desired Job Location: houston, Texas
||Date Posted: 1/12/2008
|Type of Position: Full-Time Permanent
||Availability Date: two weeks from hire date
|Desired Wage: 35000+
||U.S. Work Authorization: Yes
|Job Level: Experienced with over 2 years experience
||Willing to Travel: Yes, 25-50%
|Highest Degree Attained: Bachelors
||Willing to Relocate: No
05/2005-PRESENT Pretrial Officer, Defendant Monitoring Division, Harris County Pretrial Services- Houston, Texas
Responsible for monitoring defendants released on Personal, Cash, or Surety bonds who are currently under the supervision of the District Courts while charges are pending. These defendants are assigned conditions of release from custody. Required to maintain a caseload upwards of one-hundred defendants at any given time, ensuring that they are in full compliance with the conditions of their release. Directly reports any violations to District court judges. Has testified in legal proceedings as to an individual’s performance during supervision. Maintains efficiency in all facets of caseload management, while preserving accurate records that are submitted to felony courts for review. Highly respected by judges, attorneys, management, and co-workers for effective and accurate case management, striving for excellence, initiative, and resourcefulness.
03/2004-05/2005 Pretrial Officer, Pretrial Screening Division, Harris County Pretrial Services- Houston, Texas
Responsible for obtaining court information from incarcerated defendants. The information acquired is used to determine an individual’s eligibility to receive a Personal Bond. Uses TCIC/NCIC and local criminal records database (JIMS/SETCIC) in order to update and create court records. Works closely with a magistrate judge in order to determine if one is eligible for release on Personal Bond. As needed, testifies in court as to the accuracy and exactness of information gathered. Esteemed for attention to detail and efficiency, being highly motivated to succeed, and going above and beyond.
07/2003-12/2003 Pretrial Officer I, Travis County Pretrial Services- Austin, Texas
Conducts investigations to determine if a defendant is eligible for release on Personal Bond. Interviews and obtains applications for court appointed attorneys for defendants whom request a Personal Recognizance Bond. Uses TCIC/NCIC and local criminal records database (CJS/DJS) in order to partially determine eligibility. Contacts references for defendants requesting a Personal Bond. Makes recommendations for a defendant’s release from custody on Personal Bond based on the Probable Cause Affidavit, criminal history, and references. Assigns appropriate counseling conditions to defendants as provisions of their release. Highly regarded by attorneys, judges, and management for outstanding job performance.
11/2001-07/2003 Office Specialist I, Travis County Pretrial Services- Austin, Texas
Answered general Pretrial Services questions for the public concerning case status and the defendant’s eligibility for Personal Bond. Also handled all evening paperwork and entered in all granted Personal Bonds into the Travis County database. Took payments for Personal Bond release from clients. Respected by judges, attorneys, and the public for ingenuity, exemplary customer service, and ability to learn new tasks quickly and efficiently.
06/2002-12/2002 Administrative Assistant, Student Heritage Houses, Inc. - Austin, Texas
Responsible for answering telephone calls and general company questions. Required to file and organize all contracts submitted by tenants. Used QuickBooks, Microsoft Excel, and spreadsheets to maintain and enter all financial transactions. Prepared and presented financial reports to board of directors and members of the co-op association. Assisted co-op members with contracts and events. Aided in coordinating fundraisers and financial planning. Recognized by management and co-op members for initiative and inventiveness.
08/1999-05/2003 B.A. Art and Art History, The University of Texas at Austin- Austin, Texas
Membership in the UT chapter of the National Honor Society of Collegiate Scholars. Received University Honors designation for two consecutive years in addition to graduating with honors. Recipient of the Jesse H. Jones Scholarship and Cullen Trust Scholarship.
08/1995-05/1999 Chester W. Nimitz High School- Houston, Texas
High school diploma, graduated eleventh in class.
-Introduction to Visual Arts
-Survey of Ancient through Medieval Art
-Survey of Renaissance through Modern Art
-Art at court: Gothic Period
-20th Century American art to the 1950’s
-Symbols and Origins of Writing
-Art in the Everyday Lives of Ancient Romans
-Art and Archaeology of Ancient Peru
-Art in the First Millennium
-Medici Florence and Politics of Art
-Introduction to Classical Mythology
-How to Become a Classic- Study of classical literature from Ancient Greece and Rome
-Fine Arts Internship- Study of art preservation and conservation principles.
§ Able to interpret art in great depth and decipher new trends in art.
§ Educational emphasis on ancient civilizations and renaissance/baroque art.
§ Experienced in digital photography, photography editing, and editing software.
§ Skilled in acrylic painting and design, as well as charcoal/graphite drawing.
§ Ability to understand complex underlying principles of art and art history.
§ Adept at interpreting, researching and writing proficiently concerning art and art history-related topics. Knowledge of archival principles and photographic processes.
§ Knowledgeable of Windows 95, 98, ME, 2000 Professional, and XP Professional versions in addition to QuickBooks, Microsoft Excel, Microsoft PowerPoint, Microsoft Access, Microsoft Word, and Spreadsheets.
§ Fluent in Spanish.
§ Brings talent, enthusiasm, and determination to achieve results and to excel in challenging and competitive environments.
§ A team player who works well with others and goes beyond the status quo.
§ Offers strong organizational and interpersonal skills.
§ Can maintain a high level of concentration in a high-stress environment.
§ Sustains high performance standards and has a reputation as an accountable and dependable employee.
§ Ethical and honest.
§ Exhibits a high degree of professionalism and integrity in every endeavor.
§ Quick learner who is extremely detail-oriented.
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