Wednesday, April 1, 2009

Chronological Resume: Administrative/Management

Roxanne Schroeder
84 Stoneybrook Court
902-459-9663 (w) Halifax, NS
902-459-9663 (H) B3J 3G6 E-mail:

Highlights of Qualifications

* Over 10 years progressively responsible administrative/management experience
* Proven ability to manage effectively in complex environments
* Demonstrated ability to supervise in a team environment
* Completed MBA while working full-time
* Effective communicator, motivated problem-solver


1997-present ADMINISTRATIVE OFFICER, Department of Medicine
Dalhousie University, Halifax, NS

The Department of Medicine at Dalhousie encompasses an administrative office and 13 divisions, is situated in 6 locations and employs over 200 faculty, 65 secretarial/support staff and 50 grant paid/technical employees. This position coordinates the administrative management of the department, including teaching and research programs, and:

  • participates in the development and monitoring of departmental goals and objectives;
    manages and administers all aspects of financial management;
  • coordinates personnel management of 80 employees in two bargaining units; direct supervision of 12 staff;
  • assists in the screening, selection and orientation of residents and undergrad medical students;
  • manages the practice plan for a group of 50 physicians;
  • serves on Department and Faculty Committees;
  • liaises between the Director, Dean's Office, Committee Chairpersons, university and
    government officials;
  • manages a variety of special projects, conducts research, writes reports, implements recommendations.

Recent Accomplishments

  • developed and implemented personnel, financial and management guidelines which were accepted at the Faculty level;
  • computerized and streamlined financial management system, resulting in more effective control and analysis;
  • implemented a comprehensive selection process for students and staff in consultation with faculty and human resource development;


  • implemented quality initiatives as a component of regular departmental meetings; developed and monitored project teams within Department;
  • drafted a comprehensive report for government on financial needs of the Department which was approved by the Department Head and Dean of the Faculty of Medicine.

1992-1997 ADMINISTRATIVE ASSISTANT, Faculty of Medicine
Dalhousie University, Halifax, Nova Scotia

  • monitored the finances of 30 departments within the faculty;
  • provided assistance to Departmental administrators;
  • managed accounts receivable/salary recovery data information system;
  • administered Dean's Office accounts payables; monitored finances of restricted/endowment accounts for the Faculty;
  • processed payroll information at the Faculty level;
  • prepared detailed financial reports for government on monthly basis;
  • participated in budget projections and year-end financial operations.


1996 Masters of Business Administration
Dalhousie University

1990 Bachelor of Business Administration
Mount Saint Vincent University


Finance Committee, Faculty of Medicine
Employee Relations Committee, Victoria General Hospital
Employment Equity Advisory Committee, Dalhousie University Administrative Group Representative


Halifax Board of Trade
Human Resource Association of Nova Scotia


To be supplied upon request