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Joseph Menassa
photo@joemenassa.com

 

Objective

To obtain a position within the field of business operations and/or management that is both challenging and rewarding to myself and helpful to those involved.

 

Education

University of Rhode Island, Kingston, RI, 2002-2007

Bachelor of Science, Business Management

College of Business Curriculum GPA: 3.15

Experience

CVS/Pharmacy, Middletown & Newport, RI                         July 2005 - Present           

Assistant Manager, October 2007 – Present

-Oversees the stores daily operations and promotes the importance of the companies mission, values, & culture.

-Completes sales floor merchandising activities involving promotions, seasonal displays, and regular items.

-Verifies finances with respect to cashier draws, daily deposits, and imprest funds.

-Works with, trains, and supervises store employees.

-Processes inventory, sales reports, forecasts, and manages in-store communication. 

 

Shift Supervisor/Head Cashier/Cashier, July 2005 – September 2007

-Provided a high level of customer service to all customers.

-Lead staff in organizing merchandise and simplifying procedures within store.

 

University of Rhode Island, Kingston, RI                               January 2003 - May 2007

Senior Building Manager, URI Memorial Union, January 2004 – May 2007

-Provided customer service and assistance to all visitors of the Memorial Union.

-Enforced policy and maintained safety/security protocols in & around the facility.

-Managed full range of building systems & equipment, i.e. including audiovisual, etc.

-Developed and maintained daily procedures for operation of Memorial Union parking lots.

-Assisted in the hiring, training, and supervision of student building manager staff of eight.

-Maintained reporting channels to other Union departments, particularly Scheduling, Custodial, & Maintenance.

-Managed frontline accounting procedures in the absence of Accounting personnel during nights & weekends.

-Worked as a primary manager of large-scale night events in addition to the MU Night Manager.

-Developed and spearheaded numerous audio/visual advancements for the building.

 

Photographer, URI Memorial Union, October 2004 – May 2007

-Captured images of “student life” around campus for display in an annual awards banquet slideshow & other campus media.

 

Student Programming Office Intern, URI Memorial Union, September 2005 – January 2006

-Counseled student groups in the development of numerous large and small-scale events at the University.

-Programmed many aspects of campus events including logistics, finances, marketing, and safety.

 

Crew Technician & Driver Trainer, URI Emergency Medical Services, January 2003 – January 2006

-Responsible for the care and treatment of patients in medical emergencies.

-Managed a crew of 2-4 people on scene and in an ambulance during regular operations and emergency conditions.

-Trained and certified personnel in the operation and maintenance of all medical equipment including the ambulance. 

Accomplishments

Robert Rainville Student Employee Award Finalist, 2007

-Received recognition for employee qualities of strong work ethic, integrity, professionalism, responsibility, organizational skill, leadership, and management ability. 

Newport County Robotics & Technology Team, 2001 Present

-Member, mentor, and photographer of a local FIRST Robotics team where that helps high school students build a robot to compete in the FIRST Robotics competition each year.

URI FIRST Robotics Club, 2003

-Founder of an organization whose mission is to inspire youth in the fields of science and technology through mentorship and the FIRST Robotics Program.

Joe Menassa Photography, 2005

-Entrepreneur and photographer of a small business experienced in event, wedding, portrait, senior, modeling, studio, and documentary forms of photography. 

Blues & Cues Program, 2005

 -Founder of a program designed to improve relations between campus police and students by providing a fun and interactive atmosphere to participate in.

Emergency Medical Technician, 2003 2007

-Volunteered for university ambulance service and became a certified ambulance operator, CPR provider, and a Nationally Registered Emergency Medical Technician. 

Sigma Pi Fraternity Alpha Upsilon Chapter, 2002

-Founding father and original Historian, an executive position devoted to preserving the history of the fraternity through photography and other forms of media.

References

Personal and professional references furnished upon request.