Tyla Olson

Administrative Assistant

Work
(919) 962-7693
Office
5125 Van Hecke-Wettach Hall

Biography

I am an Administrative Support Specialist at the UNC School of Law’s Faculty Administrative Support Department, assisting 14 faculty members with a multitude of academic related assignments from basic to advanced levels of complexity. In my position, I work directly with faculty, students, and staff, multitasking numerous projects with highly detailed accuracy, performing clerical tasks such as composing and editing documents, organizing meetings, scheduling appointments, and completing travel expense reports. I possess excellent communication and organization skills which were developed from career related experience as an Administrative Assistant/Marketing Director in real estate, as a Customer Service Representative in printing, and as a Photo Editor in the publishing industry in a technical and deadline-driven environment. I am both PC and Macintosh proficient with skilled knowledge of Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Publisher, Outlook, Adobe Acrobat, Photoshop, InDesign, Illustrator, PageMaker, and Quark Xpress applications. My professional experience of more than 25 years includes: Administrative Assistant for Great Triangle Homes, Chapel Hill; Account Manager for A Better Image Printing, Durham; Shipping & Printing Services Manager for Vientos Tropicales – a Central American Law library, Durham; Senior Customer Consultant for Kinko’s Inc., RTP; Digital Darkroom Technician Supervisor for the Pittsburgh Tribune-Review, Pittsburgh; and Photo Journalist for the Standard-Observer Newspaper, Irwin, PA.

Education

  • Liberal Arts & Sciences major with English, Photography and Multimedia concentrations at Frostburg State University and Allegany College in Maryland, and at Westmoreland Community College in Pennsylvania.