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● Microsoft Office 
      - proficient in Word, PowerPoint, Outlook, Excel, Publisher, Access, Visio
      - moderate in SharePoint
● ArcGIS 10.0-10.3.1 (ArcView/Info: ArcMap, ArcCatalog, Workflow Manager) 
● Roadway Characteristics Editor, Roads and Highways extension (linear referencing) 
 CAD (Microstation)
● Urban Planning/Land Use Law (statutes, ordinances, regulations, etc.) v
 Spatial database creation and management (SQL, data dictionaries, etc.)
● Geography (Real Estate, Urban History)
● Quantitative/Qualitative Data Analysis
● Field Studies and Data Collection
● Reports and Presentations
● Adobe CS: Adobe Photoshop (proficient), Illustrator (moderate)
● Technical Writing (end-user documentation, instructions)

Work Experience 

July 2016 - present
Minnesota Department of Transportation | Saint Paul, MN 
Research Analyst
MnDOT Central Office: Office of Transportation System Management
Transportation Data and Analysis Program
Data Systems & Coordination Section:
 Linear Referencing System (LRS) support (GIS - Route/roadway network & attribute creation/editing)
 Quality control/assurance for roadway data part of Highway Performance Monitoring System (HPMS)
Traffic Forecasting & Analysis Section:
 Traffic event editing in LRS (traffic segments & count locations)
  Weigh-in-Motion support (CAD - Bike/Ped Counter Drawings)
Geographic Data, Mapping, & Analysis Section:
 Corporate Data support (GIS - record digitization, city/township boundary adjustments)
 State Bike Map support (trail database updates)

November 2015 - June 2015
Minnesota Department of Transportation | Saint Paul, MN 
Office and Administrative Specialist
MnDOT's Central Office (Saint Paul): Office of Transportation System Management
 Handled administrative and clerical tasks for the Transportation Data and Analysis Office
 Registered employees for training and events
 Handled and request purchase orders for office
 Provided GIS and CAD support for projects (Corporate Data, Traffic, LRS, Weigh-In-Motion (WIM) support)
 Created/edited Excel spreadsheets for any applicable data
 Added/edited events in Roadway Characteristics Editor (linear referencing); tracked through ArcGIS Workflow Manager
 Covered MnDOT Library desk as a substitute

February – November 2015
Minnesota Department of Transportation | Roseville, MN 
Student Worker Paraprofessional Senior
 Was based at MnDOT's Metro District HQ (Twin Cities Region): Maintenance Operations Office
 Dealt with asset management databases (via Excel, Access) and mapping (via ArcGIS, Google Earth Pro)
 Created asset maps (Overhead Sign Structures, Noisewalls, etc.)
 Fieldwork regarding ADA collection (pedestrian ramps, signals, etc.) via GPS throughout the Twin Cities region
 Created reports on 2015 ADA Data Collection and 2015 Overhead Sign Inspections

September 2014 – May 2015
University of Minnesota – John R. Borchert Map Library | Minneapolis, MN 
Student Desk Assistant
● Provide customer service and answer basic reference questions at library service point.
● Assist patrons in using MNCAT Discovery, Libraries web pages and online cartographic resources.
● Assist patrons with locating maps, aerial photos, books and atlases in the library.
● Answer service desk phone and refer callers to appropriate staff.
● Assist with collection maintenance (sorting and filing maps and aerial photos, shelving books/atlases, repairing and encapsulating fragile material). 

June 2014 - September 2014 
University of Minnesota - Center for Urban and Regional Affairs | Minneapolis/Grand Rapids, MN 
Undergraduate Research Assistant II
● Research Project: Community Asset Mapping – Itasca Area (Summer Semester 2014) 
● Worked in a partnership with United Way of 1000 Lakes
● Organized data through Excel spreadsheets
● Created a Qualtrics survey released to 300 agencies and organizations to fill out information
● Contacted agencies/organizations via phone if weren’t able to contact
● Inputted survey data on a centralized dataset on Excel listing local agencies and organizations serving youth and families
● Created map on the Google Maps Engine that was made accessible to the public in September 2014 

June 2013 - December 2013 
NewsStan’s Distribution | Saint Paul, MN 
Dock Assistant/Warehouse Supervisor 
● Picked up newspapers in Saint Paul from two different warehouses: Pioneer Press and Star Tribune, along with USA Today, New York Times, Wall Street Journal, and International Business Daily. 
● Distributed papers between 3-4 carriers with routes in suburban Ramsey County 
● Overlooked newspaper counts to verify correct counts and to fix miscounts and other errors if needed 
● Talked to couriers about any route complaints, issues, or updates 
● Did routes if a courier was ill, on vacation, or a no-show 
● Data entry via Excel for paper counts/inventory 

October 2007 - October 2012 
Byerly’s | Roseville, MN 
● Promoted from a Courtesy Clerk/Maintenance to Cashier during my time of employment 
● Handled customer purchases and solved pricing issues 
● Packaged groceries for customers 
● Loaded groceries in vehicles at parcel pick-up 
● Maintained and cleaned storefront and main floor, along with restrooms

Last updated: 10/10/17