Topic ID #36164 - posted 9/23/2015 8:29 AM

Looking for Field Tech Work, Willing to Relocate



michael_shenkel

Michael C. Shenkel

SSG U.S. Army (Retired)

241 Churchill Drive Apt# 2

 Richmond KY 40475 USA

Telephone: 859-229-0075

michael.c.shenkel@gmail.com

 

Education

Eastern Kentucky University

            Bachelor of Arts: Anthropology (2013-2015)

                        Minor: Archaeology

North Georgia College and State University

(2002)

 

Research/ Field Experience

Tomoka, FL- Laboratory Analysis

Eastern Kentucky University (January 2015-May 2015)

(Dr. Jon Endonino)

·       Cleaned and sorted Pre-historic artifacts.

·       Ensured artifacts where properly sorted and labeled

·       Maintained proper documentation on all artifacts.

Whitehall, KY- Laboratory Analysis

Eastern Kentucky University (June 2014- January 2015)

(Dr. Jon Endonino)

·       Cleaned and sorted Historic artifacts.

·       Ensured artifacts where properly sorted and labeled

·       Maintained proper documentation on all artifacts.

Medical Anthropology

Eastern Kentucky University (August 2014- December 2014)

(Dr. Jennifer Weis)

·       Applied critical perspectives to the health status of Clay County, Kentucky.

·       Performed archival data collection to analyze issues of food insecurity.

·       Developed course of action to increase food security for Clay County, Kentucky.

Primate Ecology & Sociality

Eastern Kentucky University (August 2014- December 2014)

(Dr. Benjamin Freed)

·       Examined primate social structure, habitat use, diet, locomotion, seasonality, plant-primate interactions, and predator-prey relationships.

·       Collected data using both qualitative and quantitative collection methods.

·       Utilized focal animal sampling to address research question.

Field Methods in Archeology

Eastern Kentucky University (May 2014- June 2014)

(Dr. Jon Endonino)

·       Archaeological Field School, Historical Archaeological Site at Whitehall, KY

·       Performed both exploratory and targeted excavations of archaeological remains. Covering Phase I- Shovel Testing and Survey, Phase II- Excavation, and Phase III- Mitigation.

·       Facilitated the documentation and mapping of archaeological remains found in-situ

·       Performed laboratory analysis of archaeological remains.

Quantitative Methods in Anthropology

Eastern Kentucky University (January 2014- May 2014)

(Dr. Benjamin Freed)

·       Collect and organize quantitative data

·       Select and utilize appropriate statistical analyses and procedures, and summarize results.

·       Used R-commander and Microsoft Excel-Data Analysis package to analyze and present scientific data in a graph and chart format.

 

Professional Experience

 

Store Manager

Accredited Pools and Spas (June 2015-September 2015)

·       Analyzed, and evaluated information in order to improve brand awareness.

·       Implemented an aggressive marketing strategy to improve sales and profits.

·       Increased profit margin from a 40% to 50% profit margin.

·       Implemented just in time ordering procedures to reduce overhead.

Operation NCO

U.S. Army (2011-2012)

·       Gathered, analyzed, and evaluated information in order to organize, prepare, and deliver executive level correspondence and written reports.

·       Developed protocol necessary for the operation of the organization.

·       Maintained equipment valued in excess of 2 million dollars.

Company Operations NCOIC

U.S. Army (2010-2011)

·       Gathered, analyzed, and evaluated information in order to organize, prepare, and deliver corporate level correspondence and written reports.

·       Provided oversight for the training of 120 people.

·       Maintained equipment valued in excess of 1.5 million dollars.

Assistant Battalion Operations NCO

U.S. Army (2009-2010)

·       Assisted in the management of logistical and training requirements for 600 individuals, and performed assigned tasks related to organizational operations.

·       Maintained the Defense Finance and Accounting Services travel pay system for 600 individuals

·       Responsible for fund disbursements in excess of 360 thousand dollars.  

Team Leader

U.S. Army (2008-2009)

·       Advised senior leadership

·       Trained and managed individuals to perform task vital to regional infrastructure security.

·       Responsible for equipment valued at 50 thousand dollars.

U.S. Army Recruiter

Springfield, Missouri, U.S. Army (2006-2008)

·       Developed the interpersonal skills needed to effectively identify and screen individuals to fill key roles within the organization.

·       Selected and processed 34 highly qualified personnel to meet organizational goals.

·       Developed recruitment programs to identify highly qualified individuals within area schools.

·       Trained prospective employees on organizational expectations and requirements.

Team Leader

U.S. Army (2005-2006)

·       Managed three people in a high tempo environment.

·       Trained individuals to operate in concert with a larger organization.

·       Prepared and transmitted vital information to superiors.

·       Investigated reports of problems and decided on appropriate course of action.

Gunner

U.S. Army (2004-2005)

·       Coordinated communication between multiple groups

·       Prepared reports for transmission to a larger organization.

·       Maintained equipment vital to organizational success

Rifleman

U.S. Army (2003-2004)

·       Facilitated the collection of information.

·       Communicated information to superiors.

·       Implemented appropriate course of action in accordance with operational plan.

 

Training

 

Open Water Diver

KY Diver (2015)

·       PADI Certification for open water SCUBA diving.

·       Diver No. 15030U7890

Enriched Air Diver

KY Diver (2015)

·       PADI Certification for the use of Enriched Air up to 40% while SCUBA diving.

·       Diver No. 15030U7916

Collaborative Institutional Training Initiative (CITI)

Eastern Kentucky University (2014)

·       Social and Behavioral Research- Basic

Warrior Leadership Course (WLC)

U.S. Army (2009)

·       Developed the skills necessary to effectively manage large groups of people.

U.S. Army Recruiting School

U.S. Army (2006)

·       Developed the interpersonal skills and knowledge needed to effectively identify and screen individuals to fill key roles within the organization    

 

Professional Organizations

 

Lambda Alpha

            National Collegiate Honors Society for Anthropology

 

Awards

 

Eastern Kentucky University

Deans Award- Spring 2014

Given to students who have been on the Dean’s List at least three times.

U.S. Army Awards

Army Commendation Medal (2005, 2008, 2011)

Army Good Conduct Medal (2010, 2006)

Iraq Campaign Medal with Campaign Star (2008, 2011)

Non Commissioned Officer Professional Development Ribbon (2009)

Gold Recruiter Badge with Three Star Sapphires (2007)

Gold Recruiter Badge with Two Star Sapphires (2007)

Gold Recruiter Badge with One Star Sapphire (2007)

Gold Recruiter Badge (2007)

Silver Basic Recruiter Badge with Three Gold Achievement Stars (2007)

Silver Basic Recruiter Badge with Two Gold Achievement Stars (2007)

Silver Basic Recruiter Badge with One Gold Achievement Star (2007)

Silver Basic Recruiter Badge (2006)

Army Achievement Medal (2006, 2006)

Navy Unit Commendation (2006)

Global War on Terrorism Expeditionary Service Medal (2005)

Overseas Service Ribbon (2005)

Combat Infantryman’s Badge (2004)

Purple Heart (2004)

Army Superior Unit Award (2004)

Korean Defense Service Medal (2004)

Global War on Terrorism Service Medal (2003)

National Defense Service Medal (2003)

Army Service Ribbon (2003)

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