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Kara Knickerbocker

Kara Knickerbocker

Administrative Coordinator

Carnegie Mellon University

Pittsburgh, PA

Writer. Traveler. Runner. Administrative Coordinator at Carnegie Mellon University. B.A. in English from Westminster College '12. Passionate about higher education, creative writing, and empowering women. Excited to connect with others, grow both as a professional and individual, and create my future.

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Carnegie Mellon University

Department Head Assistant

• Complete a broad variety of financial/administrative tasks including expense reimbursements; verifying procurement card purchases; initiating purchase order requests, etc.
• Leads and directs the travel planning process for the assigned faculty support cluster; arranging complex and detailed travel plans, itineraries and agenda.

University of Pittsburgh

Assistant Researcher

EDMC

Admissions Representative

Duties include, but are not limited to:

-Recruiting qualified applicants for admission to the school
-Inform students, parents, and educators of the curriculum, financial aid, and consumer facts of the college
-Schedule and conduct interviews and virtual tours of the campus via telephone and e-mail
-Guide students through the entire application and financial aid process, with consistent follow-up to ensure their academic success.

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Westminster College

Receptionist Aide

Duties included:

-Greeted and directed students and families
-Answered and directed incoming calls
-Participated in various recruitment and enrollment activities
-Scheduled and confirmed campus visitations
-Communicated with prospective students via telephone and e-mail
-Distributing questionnaires, packets and other filing duties

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The Wright Place

Assistant Account Planner

Duties included:

-Conducted research
-Developed business proposal
-Distributed surveys to target population
-Designed advertising campaign
-Created display ads
-Updated social media networks

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PennDOT (Pennsylvania department of Transportation)

Summer Intern

Served as an intern on the General Maintenance crew to ensure the safety and maintain the condition of our highways. Duties included directing the flow of traffic, and manual labor such as spray patching, crack sealing, and putting up guide rail.

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The Globe Paper

Intern

Duties included:

-Conducted research and interviews
-Photographed and assisted with layouts
-Wrote a weekly column
-Reviewed and edited news stories
-Updated social media networks
-Sent out invoices

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King's Family Restaurant

Hostess

Duties included greeting and seating customers, directing customers throughout the restaurant, answering the phone, operating the cash register, and assisting servers.

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Susquehanna University

Outgoing Mailroom

Duties included operating a seal and print machine, labeling outgoing envelopes, and sorting addresses, in addition to office responsibilities such as answering the phone, filing paperwork, and delivering messages.

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Westminster College (PA)

Bachelor of Arts (B.A.), English; Public Relations and Writing

Saegertown Area High School