Curriculum Vita - University of Missouri

Benjamin Loudon Watkins
Professional
Skills
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Education
Leadership and Training Skills
Power tools
Materials Handling
1916 Cedar Cliff Dr, Columbia MO 65202
573-289-6516
[email protected]
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Product Organization
Typing (75 WPM)
Phone handling
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Microsoft Windows
Microsoft Office
Adobe Creative Suite
Dual Major in Psychology and Music (Concentration in Theory, History, and
Performance)
University of Missouri, Columbia, MO
Career History
2007
Instructor, University of Missouri, 573-882-6035
Manage students enrolled in Building Systems Lab.
For the Introductory course, ensure all enrolled students pass a basic safety course and complete a
project.
For the Advanced course, ensure all students complete two projects, expanding on their knowledge
from the previous course.
Maintain records of students’ progress.
Design new course material as needed.
Adjunct Instructor, University of Missouri, 573-882-6035
Manage students enrolled in Building Systems Lab.
Ensure all enrolled students pass a basic safety course and complete a project.
Maintain records of students’ progress.
Design new course material as needed.
02/14 –
08/14
Owner/Operator, Aterman Props, 573-289-6516
Construct replica or custom props and costume pieces on a commission basis.
Used rotary tool, drill press, scroll saw, airbrush, and miscellaneous hand tools
Maintain website and social media presence (http://atermanprops.com)
Knowledge of small business tax liability and filing frequency
02/13 –
Present
Replenishment Associate, Michael’s Stores, 573-445-6009
Unloaded freight stock from the weekly truck.
Regularly lift up to 50 lbs.
Stocked and replenished products.
Constructed new displays and Plan-O-Grams for products.
01/13 –
02/14
General Manager, Battlecreek Paintball, 573-356-6558
Managed and trained employees on equipment operation, maintenance, safety, and
sales.
Tracked and increased business revenue and reduced overhead costs to report to
owner.
Strategized new advertising campaigns to increase revenue through specials,
events, and coupons.
Designed logos and advertisement media, including all printed distributions.
10/11 –
11/12
Front Desk Manager, Hilton Garden Inn – Columbia, 573-814-5464
Trained all new front desk employees on OnQ software system, hotel policies, and
security.
Maximize hotel revenue and protect owner’s asset.
Troubleshoot wireless internet access and other hotel IT related tasks.
Assisted hotel guests with check-in, check-out, special needs, special requests, city
information, directions, event information, and other tasks.
05/06 –
09/11
Affiliations & Accomplishments
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08/14 –
Present
Directed a worldwide award winning (Citizen.tv) and crowd-funded (Indiegogo) steampunk web
series which showcases props from Aterman Props.
Named National Winner in “Catch Me at My Best” for Hilton Corporation in 2009.
Eagle Scout in the Boy Scouts of America
Member of the Missouri University Tuba Ensemble (M.U.T.E.)
References
Corey Phillips
Supervisor
Z.O.D.
314-604-8838
Benjamin Goldschmidt
Personal Friend of 7 years
573-489-5405
Debbie Nix
Supervisor
Michael’s Stores
573-445-6009
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