Program & Office Coordinator
Jessica Grzechowiak was hired as the Administrative Assistant of the OCIC in September 2011 and was promoted to Program & Office Coordinator in June 2014. In Ms. Grzechowiak’s capacity as Program & Office Coordinator, she performed daily tasks such as: customer service, answering and directing phone calls, scheduling, maintaining, and recording Resource Centre room usage, maintaining office files, typing reports, meeting minutes and memos, and maintaining office inventory and supplies.
Ms. Grzechowiak’s fiscal responsibilities include QuickBooks and accounting functions, monitoring and recording expenditures, and creating and modifying office spreadsheets for events and activities. Ms. Grzechowiak has participated in annual internal Financial Audits from the period of 2010-2015, and in three State Financial Audits for year-end 2009-2010, 2012-2013, and 2014-2015.
In addition to these responsibilities, Ms. Grzechowiak also serves as the administrator to the Ottawa County Safety Council. Since she began administering the council in 2013, the Ottawa County Safety Council has since increased its membership, implemented several membership programs, and offered additional external trainings. The Ottawa County Safety Council received Honorable Mention for the 2016 and 2017 Safety Council of the Year, due to an increase in membership and monthly attendance.
Ms. Grzechowiak coordinates all internal and external marketing and communications of the OCIC, including the Ottawa County Safety Council and the OhioMeansJobs Ottawa County. While managing 8 social media platforms, Ms. Grzechowiak creates video footage to help increase OCIC’s awareness, such as the Experience Ottawa County and the Ottawa County Career Showcase events. She continues to create digital marketing ads and infographics for a quick and clear visual representation of OCIC. In April 2017, Ms. Grzechowiak completely revamped OCIC’s website, allowing it to be more user-friendly. Later that year, she created the OhioMeansJobs Ottawa County website.
Ms. Grzechowiak sits on the United Way in Ottawa County Advisory Board and the Oak Harbor Area Chamber of Commerce. She is a 2009 graduate of Port Clinton High School and Vanguard-Sentinel Career Center. She graduated with honors from Vanguard and majored in Business Software and Technology. In 2013, she received her Associate Degree of Applied Business from Owens State Community College. She is an Ottawa County native and resides in Oak Harbor with her husband.