Beth Kicinski

Administration Professional


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Tel. (03) 5331 6362          Mob. 0418 847 191         Email: [email protected]


I am a proven administration professional, dedicated to acting with honesty, confidentiality and impartiality. Having solid training and extensive experience in managing office supplies stock and placing orders, preparing regular financial and administrative reports, and administration of company databases and records, I strive for service excellence in all my interpersonal interactions. As part of my ongoing commitment to professional development (my own and other members of my communities of practice), I maintain a comprehensive knowledge of developments and initiatives within my field and contribute to the professional knowledge pool through real world and online exchanges.


  • Manage workplace information systems for better service outcomes
  • Prepare and manage budgets and financial plans
  • Establish and manage effective workplace relationships
  • Manage industrial relations policies and processes
  • Manage customer focus
  • Multidisciplinary degree qualifications


  • Information and Data Management – data collection, information analysis, auditing, process adaptation, abductive reasoning
  • Business – sales planning and analysis, project management, strategic planning and policy, quality assurance
  • Marketing and Communications – social media management, user experience design, search engine optimisation, content control
  • Learning and Development


Information Analyst  |  no1historychick, Ballarat, Australia  |  Sep 2013–present

  • Research, analyse and report on findings
  • Audit analysis of others’ research
  • Adapt processes to better suit needs of the business
  • Maintain information security
  • Manage projects to time and budgets

Secretary for the Committee  |  Central Highlands Historical Association, Ballarat, Australia  |  Oct 2014-Oct 2015

  • Liaise with diverse members of the community through face-to-face and written communications
  • Implement process for turning old records into a properly maintained collection, including registration system
  • Design digital record keeping system, and digitise old records
  • Organise and advertise meetings
  • Take and disseminate minutes
  • Handle correspondence inwards and outwards, maintaining register

Content and Design Manager (Volunteer)  |  Ballarat and District Industrial Heritage Project, Mt Helen, Australia  |  Mar 2012–Jun 2019

  • Manage information and data
  • Lead user experience design
  • Improve Search Engine Optimisation of the Project’s wiki

Researcher Trainee  |  Geoffrey Blainey Research Centre, Mt Helen, Australia  |  Dec 2011–Feb 2012

  • Identify resources relating to Ballarat and district’s industrial heritage within the Centre’s collections
  • Evaluate the significance of the resources in terms of their relationship to the district’s heritage
  • Create appropriate entries for the Ballarat and District Industrial Heritage Project’s wiki
  • Related Award – Geoffrey Blainey Research Centre Industrial Heritage Award

Administration Manager  |  Allan’s Music, Ballarat  |  Aug 2007–Mar 2008

  • Receiving and despatching stock, processing invoices in the online system
  • Perform daily banking
  • Liaise with key stakeholders in the business

Retail Management and Sales  |  Various national brand retailers, Sunbury and Ballarat, Australia  |  Oct 2000–Mar 2008

  • Undertake the collection, evaluation, collation and analysis of information regarding business performance (return on investment, productivity, cost performance, and customer satisfaction)
  • Access and utilise computer systems and applications to manage and maintain business information
  • Identify, assess and report on specific targets (sales, staffing, safety, community relationships)
  • Use approved procedures for internal and external communications
  • Related Award – Big W VPI Merchandising Championship, Regional Winner, Aug 2002

Secretary for the Committee  |  The Lee Medlyn Estate, Clunes, Australia  |  Jan 1995–Jan 1996

  • Organise and advertise meetings
  • Take and disseminate minutes
  • Handle correspondence inwards and outwards, maintaining register


Doctor of Philosophy  |  Federation University Australia  |  Nov 2013–ongoing

Bachelor of Arts (Honours) University of Ballarat  |  Jul 2012–Jun 2013

Bachelor of Arts/Bachelor of Education  |  University of Ballarat  |  Jul 2009–Jun 2012

Bachelor of Mathematical Science/Bachelor of Education (first year) University of Ballarat  |  Mar 2008–Jun 2009

Diploma of Fire Technology (Fire & Explosions Investigations)  |  The School of Mines and Industries Ballarat Ltd  |  Feb 1996–Nov 1997

Associate Diploma of Applied Science (Resource Management) (first year)  |  The School of Mines and Industries Ballarat Ltd  |  Feb 1994–Nov 1994