Jessica Claire
  • Montgomery Street, San Francisco, CA 94105
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Training and instructional design specialist versed in theories and methods used in developing and delivering successful training programs and adult learning concepts seeking challenging opportunity to start a meaningful career.

Core Qualifications
  • Curriculum development and assessment
  • Project planning and coordination
  • Extensive knowledge of training methods
  • Focused and driven
  • Dedicated team player
  • Exceptional problem solver

Material Development

  • Created and improved materials/curriculum targeting diverse audience for an engaging experience.
  • Proposed changes, addressed copyright issues, ensured material development and implementation.
  • Published author in print and online media as well as peer-reviewed journals.

Training and Supervision

  • Helped more than 1000 students and professionals reach their educational goals.
  • Created, coordinated and supervised training processes for three separate departments.

Event Coordination

  • Collaborated successfully with 5 separate department to host internal as well as public training events, conferences and workshops.
  • Established event time lines and managed general work flow prior, during and post events.
  • Gathered and analyzed event data for future communications and marketing efforts.

Social Media

  • Researched social media opportunities and implemented strategies to grow media community.
  • Utilized analytics to optimize future social media efforts.

Project Management

  • Brainstormed and research ideas and designed plans for numerous projects.
  • Collected, organized, analyzed complex data and presented results in a clear manner.
  • Developed and implemented innovative internal communications strategy to optimize efficacy.
Professional Experience
Adjunct, 08/2014 to Current
Lemoyne CollegeSyracuse, NY,

Established course websites to make resources available to students at all times.

Counseled undergraduates in regard to educational and professional goals.

Lectured and communicated effectively with students from diverse backgrounds.

Adjunct & Online Instructor, 07/2011 to Current
University Of Mary Hardin-BaylorCity, STATE,

Successfully redesigned curriculum and proposed, negotiated and implement strategic plan to transition traditional class to hybrid and full online class.

Averted a closing of the language program and grew enrollment by 50%.

Classroom management, lesson planning, assessment and regular instructor duties.

Recruited, trained and supervised teaching assistant.

Instructional Designer & Communications Specialist, 07/2008 to 06/2014
Center For Open Educational ResourcesCity, STATE,

Drafted action plans, reviewed project status and proposed changes.

Delivered status reports to stakeholders for budgeting and planning purposes.

Developed analytics tool to allow management to understand the impact of project.

Successfully grew community of users from 300 to 3000 during the first year.

Served as the single point of contact for project scheduling and changes.

Wrote original content for OER, edited and revised content to guarantee the highest quality of writing.

Created interactive and compelling content using design software (i.e. Adobe InCopy, Photoshop, iMovie).

Successfully presented and promoted OER at conferences and workshops.

Established and maintained customer relationships.

Graduate Assistant Instructor, Coordinator & Researcher, 07/2008 to 2014
University Of Texas At Austin - Department Of Germanic StudiesCity, STATE,

Led weekly language program management meetings.

Addressed program and policy issues, developed best practices and improved instructional delivery.

Coordinated and supervised UTeach Outreach Program.

Determined the training needs of each student through academic assessments.

Evaluated, student, teaching assistant and instructor performance and offered constructive feedback.

Attended and led workshops on learning goals, classroom management, student motivation and engaging learning.

Supervised up to 30 students in a laboratory setting.

Developed partnerships with industry and secondary education institutions.

Clearly communicated objectives for all lessons, units and projects to students.

Conducted small group and individual classroom activities with students based on differentiated learning needs.

Education and Training
Ph.D.: Educational Psychology (Human Development, Culture & Learning Science), Expected in 2014
University of Texas at Austin - South Hadley, TX

3.6 GPA

Coursework in Communications Studies, Psychology, Research Methodology, and Statistics

TLC Teaching Excellence Award: Spring 2014

COERLL Travel Grant: Fall 2013

EDP Faculty Award: Spring 2013

EDP Research Grants, Faculty Use of Student Data (2): Spring 2013 and Fall 2012

EDP Travel Grant: Fall 2012

COERLL Mentorship Stipend: Fall 2012

Van Dusen Fellowship, Excellence in Teaching: Spring 2011 and 2012

CTL Graduate Teaching Scholars Certificate Program Stipend: Fall 2011

TLC Material Development Grant: Fall 2011

TLC Professional Development Grant: Spring 2011

Master of Arts: Applied Linguistics/Germanic Studies, Expected in 2010
University of Texas at Austin - Austin, TX

3.6 GPA

Coursework in Course and Material Design, Instructional Methodology, Film Studies, and Synchronic and Diachronic Linguistics

Rheder Award, excellence in Service: Spring 2010

Van Dusen Fellowship, Excellence in Teaching: Spring 2010

Van Dusen Fellowship, Excellence in Teaching: Spring 2009

GS Travel Grant: Fall 2009

Texas Chair Fellowship: Fall 2008

Certificate: Journalism and English, Expected in 2008
Mount Holyoke College - South Hadley, MA

Full Foreign Fellow Fellowship Recipient AY 2007/2008

Coursework in Journalism and Media

Bachelor of Arts: North American Studies Program, Expected in 2007
Rheinische Friedrich-Wilhelms University - Bonn, NRW

B.A. equivalent

Major: Special program including language acquisition and linguistics, international business, art, political science, history and religious studies of the United States and Canada.

Minor 1: Political Science; Minor 2: Geography

Recipient of a prestigious fellowship to study at Mount Holyoke College (MA) during the AY 2007/08.

Community Involvement
  • Student Body Representative, NAP-Net, Bonn/Germany
  • Volunteer, World Youth Day, Cologne/Germany 2005
  • Editor and News Writer, Radio NRW, Hurth/Germany, 2006
  • Classroom Aide, St. Ursula Gymnasium, 2007
  • Classroom Teacher, Free German School, Austin/TX 2008 - 2010
  • Student Events Manager and Coordinator, GAGLS, Austin/TX 2008-2010
  • Volunteer, Texas German Heritage Society, Austin/TX 2008-2012
  • Secretary, Symposium Organzier and Volunteer, CRTE, Austin/TX, 2012-2014
  • Events Coordinator, Volunteer and Video Producer, MBS Crossfit, Broomfield/CO, 20014-current
  • American Educational Research Association (AERA), 2010-2014
  • Literacy Research Association (LRA), 2012-2014
  • American Council on The Teaching of Foreign Languages (ACTFL), 2008-2014
  • Consortium for Research in Teacher Education (CRTE), 2010-2014
  • Bilingual in German and English
  • Limited working knowledge of French, Italian, Spanish and Dutch
  • Desktops Publishing Software: Adobe InCopy, Photoshop, HTML, Camtasia, iMovie
  • IOS and Windows Operating Systems
  • Microsoft Office (Powerpoint, Word and Excel)
  • Learning Management Systems: Canvas, blackboard, mycampus, pbworks
  • Excellent organizational, interpersonal and communication skills

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