Resume for Elaine C. Ziman


Staff Assistant – Office of the President
National Wildlife Federation, Reston, VA
November 2006 - August 2010

First eight months employment through OfficeTeam. Provided administrative support to fast paced office. Assisted with research, scheduling and travel arrangements for CEO. Responsible for monthly department accounting reports, database updates, correspondence, and special projects. Temporarily took on duties of senior staff assistant while position was being filled.

Editor/Station Administrator
Herndon Community Television, Herndon, VA
November 1999 – March 2007

Created television schedule and programmed show times into customized broadcast equipment. Edited audio and video for programs to be aired. Updated and maintained televised MS Powerpoint slides, web site information, volunteer database and tape library. Provided IT support for office computers and equipment. Scheduled studio and editing room use, trained volunteers in the use of equipment, assisted at studio tapings as needed. Assisted with daily administrative functions of the station, answered phones and email, created ads for local papers, and other projects as assigned.

Loan/Administrative Assistant
Resource Bank (Now Fulton Bank), Herndon, VA
April 1997 - October 1999

Assistant to the lending department of a local bank, maintaining and updating loan files for clients. Also provided temporary assistance in accounting, lending and business management departments.


Bachelor of Arts – History
May 2012
Magna cum Laude
George Mason University, Fairfax, VA

A.A.S. - Information Systems Technology
June 2000
Northern Virginia Community College, Sterling, VA
Specialization in Microcomputer Support


  • Windows 7 and previous versions
  • MS Office (including Access, Powerpoint and Publisher)
  • Adobe Photoshop
  • Adobe Premiere 6.5
  • Novell Groupwise
  • Concur Solutions
  • The Raiser’s Edge
  • HTML programming
  • Keyboard at 65 wpm
  • Proficient in installation and maintenance of computer hardware.


  • Internship
    Fairfax County Park Authority – Museum Collections, Centreville, VA
    February – May 2012
    Streamlined collection of research documents and created research inventory list/finding aid for use by collections department and external historic sites.
  • Internship
    Fairfax County Park Authority – Museum Collections, Centreville, VA
    June – August 2011
    Reorganized physical archival documents and photographs held in museum collections office, and updated or corrected computerized database as needed.
  • Acquired Certification in Interior Decorating from the Sheffield School of Interior Design, New York, 2006
  • Recipient of HCTV’s 2002 “Lights, Camera, Action” award for outstanding contributions to the station.
  • Editor for television programs, including Chef Willi’s Corner, Policing Our Town, and Woody’s Western Theater; and award entries, Gold Medal Parks & Rec and National Night Out.
  • 2001 HCTV award recipient for outstanding video editing
  • Volunteer work with Council for the Arts of Herndon, Herndon Community Television, Herndon Police Department, Herndon Parks & Recreation, Fairfax County Park Authority.
  • Web master for personal web site

  • updated 5/10/2012