This Week In Black History

October 24 - October 30

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Monica Brown, image

October 24th: 10/24/1980

🎉🎁🎂Happy Birthday to singer, songwriter, actor, and entrepreneur Monica Denise Brown. Born and raised in College Park, Georgia, Monica began performing as a child and became part of a traveling gospel choir at the age of ten. Monica rose to prominence after she signed with Rowdy Records in 1993 and released her debut album “Miss Thang” two years later. Throughout her career, several of Monica's singles became number-one hits on the pop and R&B record charts, including "Don't Take It Personal (Just One of Dem Days)", "Like This and Like That", "The Boy Is Mine", "The First Night", "Angel of Mine", "So Gone", and "Everything to Me". Monica has sold 5.3 million albums in the United States, and she is recognized as one of the most successful urban R&B female vocalists to emerge in the mid to late-1990s. Learn more about Monica and visit her website https://www.monica.com/

 

Reference: https://www.allmusic.com/artist/monica-mn0000490738/biography

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October 25th: 10/25/1959

🎉🎁🎂Happy Birthday to lawyer and arbitrator Lynn Toler. Lynn earned an undergraduate degree in English and American Literature from Harvard College and a Juris Doctor from the University of Pennsylvania Law School. She served as sole municipal judge in Cleveland Heights Municipal Court for eight years after working as an attorney specializing in civil matters. Lynn was known for enforcing nontraditional judgments, such as handwritten essays. While on the bench she created and ran a mentoring program for teenage girls. As the level-headed arbiter of Divorce Court, Lynn is usually seen providing counsel, words of wisdom, and trying to talk sense into the show's outrageous couples. Watch Judge Lynn Toler’s favorite moments https://youtu.be/NuxClJ5l82M

 

Reference: https://judgelynn.com/about-2/

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Image from Chicago Kent College of Law

October 29th: 10/29/1969

On October 29, 1969, the Supreme Court ruled unanimously in Alexander v. Holmes County Board of Education that “effective immediately . . . each of the school districts here involved may no longer operate as a unitary school system within which no person is to be effectively excluded from any school because of race or color.” Thirty of the thirty-three Mississippi school districts named in the case were ordered to open as fully operational unitary school systems no later than February 1, 1970. The rest of the South was expected to follow suit. The Alexander case remains one of the most significant court rulings in school desegregation. Learn more about Alexander v. Holmes County Board of Education and read the case law https://caselaw.findlaw.com/us-supreme-court/396/1218.html

 

Reference: https://caselaw.findlaw.com/us-supreme-court/396/1218.html

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Comcast brings together the best in media and technology. We drive innovation to create the world’s best entertainment and online experiences. As a Fortune 50 leader, we set the pace in a variety of innovative and fascinating businesses and create career opportunities across a wide range of locations and disciplines. We are at the forefront of change and move at an amazing pace, thanks to our remarkable people, who bring cutting-edge products and services to life for millions of customers every day. If you share in our passion for teamwork, our vision to revolutionize industries and our goal to lead the future in media and technology, we want you to fast-forward your career at Comcast.

Job Summary

Proactive, forward-thinking professional that anticipates the needs of the executive they support. Responsible for acting as a personal and confidential support to senior management and his/her staff. Contacts Company personnel at all levels of the organization to gather information to prepare reports. Maintains knowledge of corporate activities to assist in policy, procedure, and administrative matters. Performs responsibilities in such a way as to project the appropriate professional image of the Company. Has developed specialized knowledge/skills in own area. May act as a resource and shares best practices with colleagues.

Job Description

Core Responsibilities

  • Acts as the first point of contact for the executive. Helps the executive prioritize meetings, events, and appearances/engagements so as to make the most efficient use of his/her time.
  • Conducts research, prepares executive for meetings, and manages information flow.
  • Plans, coordinates and schedules internal meetings and presentations; gathers and prepares necessary materials and/or equipment. Assures the planning and coordination of the executive's calendar of events, schedules appointments and prepares detailed itineraries complete with travel accommodations, etc.
  • Acts as the executive conference room concierge. Proactively setups up conference rooms and prepares other meeting attendees with appropriate equipment. 
  • Consults with leaders in addressing basic IT problems and assists in formulating solutions regarding phone desk and mobile, collaboration tools (MS Teams), video conference room technologies (Crestron, Teams). Evaluates, troubleshoots, and acts in a consultative role to end-users by providing initial support for hardware, software, processes etc. in order to enhance productivity and efficiency.
  • Assists in the planning, coordination, and implementation of projects.
  • Assures the maintenance of the travel and expense account and records, including form preparation and figure reconciliation.
  • Prepares & drafts communications.
  • Assists in onboarding employees and trusted to act as a culture ambassador.
  • May be responsible for basic finance management, budgets & reports.
  • May rotate to support other executives on an as needed basis.
  • Regular, consistent, and punctual attendance. Must be able to work nights and weekends, variable schedule(s), and overtime, as necessary.
  • Other duties and responsibilities as assigned.

Employees at all levels are expected to:

  • Understand our Operating Principles; make them the guidelines for how you do your job.
  • Own the customer experience - think and act in ways that put our customers first, give them seamless digital options at every touchpoint, and make them promoters of our products and services.
  • Know your stuff - be enthusiastic learners, users and advocates of our game-changing technology, products, and services, especially our digital tools and experiences.
  • Win as a team - make big things happen by working together and being open to new ideas.
  • Be an active part of the Net Promoter System - a way of working that brings more employee and customer feedback into the company - by joining huddles, making call backs, and helping us elevate opportunities to do better for our customers.
  • Drive results and growth.
  • Respect and promote inclusion & diversity.
  • Do what's right for each other, our customers, investors, and our communities.

Qualifications:

  • 7-10 years of relevant Executive Support work experience in a fast-paced, complex environment
  • High emotional intelligence with exceptional written and verbal communication skills.
  • Intermediate to advanced skills in MS Teams (or equivalent collaboration tool), Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Outlook, as well as a good understanding of apps/features such as Forms, Planner, Mail Merge, etc.
  • Tech savvy/curiosity and basic trouble shooting skills with the ability to quickly learn new technologies, become a subject matter expert, share knowledge, and train others.
  • Proven collaborator that builds strong relationships across organizations and consults with leaders to develop solutions.
  • Exceptional organization, prioritization, and time management skills.
  • Minimally requires a High School Diploma. Bachelor’s Degree preferred.

Disclaimer:

  • This information has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees in this role. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities, and qualifications.

Comcast is an EOE/Veterans/Disabled/LGBT employer.

Education

High School Diploma / GED

Relevant Work Experience

7-10 Years

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