Pam Heim


Office Projects Manager
Pam Heim, Administrative Assistant/Office Manager, joined the staff of Career Development System in 1998, as a secretary.† She was promoted to Administrative Assistant/Office Manager in 2000 and in 2007 was named Office Projects Manager.† Among Pamís duties are:
  • Support administrative assistant to CDS Executive Director
  • Event coordinator for annual College & Career Expo
  • Develop and maintain CDS databases
  • Maintain CDS website
  • Meeting coordination (mailing, materials, catering, etc.)
  • Conference coordination (registration, travel, housing, etc.)
  • Supervision and coordination of physical office needs
  • Preparation of grant applications, amendments, updates and final reports;management of district purchasing; and assisting member districts with technical and document needs
  • Review incoming bills and prepare for payment, prepare financial reports, and assist in annual audit
  • Assist in coordination of special projects (workshops, inservices, externships, etc.)
Mrs. Heim attended Prairie State College and South Suburban College, and is MOUS Certified in Microsoft Access, Word, Excel and PowerPoint.† Prior to working with Career Development System, she was employed by the Thornton Fire Department as an administrative assistant. †

She also worked for Francorp, Inc., in Olympia Fields, a consulting firm specializing in franchise development, where she was the assistant controller.†

Pam brings more than 20 years of office experience to CDS, with special emphasis in organization and document development.