Jessica Claire
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Organized academic professional offers history of positive student learning outcomes fostered through creative curriculum delivery. Skilled in sparking thought-provoking discussions to increase student participation and boost information retention. Brings 29 years of teaching experience and strong sense of academic integrity. Focused academic professional aiming to fulfill teaching opportunity to apply 29 years of academic experience. Adept in creating engaging curriculum and fostering student participation in both classroom and distance-learning environments.

  • Labor relations
  • Marketing tactics
  • Cash flow optimization
  • Customer relations
  • Online class discussion
  • Student performance evaluation
  • In-class lectures
  • Faculty communication
  • Academic advisement
Adjunct Instructor, 03/1991 to 06/2020
Manhattan CollegeNew York, NY,
  • Lectured and communicated effectively with students from diverse backgrounds.
  • Used variety of teaching methods such as lectures, discussions and demonstrations.
  • Provided student feedback regarding areas in need of improvement and provided additional learning resources.
  • Developed quizzes, exams and assignments to measure student progress and comprehension.
  • Created and implemented course agenda, lesson plans and activities to meet course objectives.
  • Created course materials including online and in-class discussion topics, lectures and presentations.
  • Created lesson plans and developed instructional materials covering required topics and learning objectives.
  • Facilitated group discussions, encouraging students to address class concepts to increase understanding.
  • Documented student assignments, attendance and test scores in online reporting systems.
  • Adhered to and promoted university standards for academic achievement and community enrichment.
  • Collaborated with faculty and academic administrators to discuss and implement curriculum changes.
  • Distributed and posted course syllabus and answered student questions regarding standards, material, grading and progression at beginning of semester.
  • Demonstrated continued commitment to undergraduate teaching through full participation in college community.
  • Completed recordings via video and audio media of classroom lessons, tests and special instructions for online courses and use by special needs students.
  • Taught the following courses: General Psychology, Child and Adolescent Psychology, Social Psychology, Personality Psychology and Abnormal Psychology for over 26 years.
Director and Owner, 05/2004 to Current
Bakersfield Behavioral Healthcare HospitalBakersfield, CA,
  • Promoted business on social media platforms to maximize brand identity and generate revenue.
  • Oversaw staff hiring, initiating new training and scheduled processes to streamline operations.
  • Set pricing structures according to market analytics and emerging trends.
  • Led startup and opening of business and provided business development, creation of operational procedures and workflow planning.
  • Trained teams on specific operations and requirements for each job site, including applicable procedures and techniques.
  • Supervised performance of workers with goals of improving productivity, efficiency and cost savings.
  • Monitored supplier operations to verify quality, delivery schedule and conformance to contract specifications.
  • Secured long-term accounts, managing sales presentations to promote product and brand benefits.
  • Assessed, optimized and elevated operations to target current and expected demands.
  • Hired and mentored core start-up team, working to outline initial company policies and procedures.
  • Negotiated with vendors to gain optimal pricing on products resulting in substantial increase in profit margin.
  • Analyzed client business needs and assisted in determining appropriate resources and strategies.
  • Directed hiring and training of new department managers to drive organizational improvements.
  • Recruited exceptional job candidates via diverse traditional and digital routes for suitability for key positions.
  • Developed and implemented successful sales strategies leading to team exceeding monthly sales goals.
Chief Executive Officer, 05/1999 to 11/2004
Kids Peace Mesabi AcademiesHonesdale, PA,
  • Oversaw budgetary and financial activities and implemented strategies to grow business and profits.
  • Led organization by establishing business direction and actualizing operational plans to meet goals.
  • Cultivated successful business culture focused on performance optimization and goal attainment.
  • Built high-energy, forward-thinking team to modernize legacy operations and keep organization agile in changing conditions.
  • Analyzed and determined courses of action to align operations and revenue performance with organizational goals.
  • Cultivated strong industry relationships with competitors and suppliers to promote cooperative interactions and improve industry insights.
  • Established and oversaw strategic business actions and streamlined operations.
  • Controlled business direction changes and provided support during restructurings.
  • Determined revenue and profit impacts of market strategies and led business direction toward profitable channels.
Therapist, 08/1978 to 05/1999
Southern Ohio Psychological ServicesCity, STATE,
  • Evaluated progress against goals for all patients.
  • Responded to emergency situations and provided crisis support.
  • Collaborated with multidisciplinary team to determine effective treatment plans.
  • Documented staff information, including service plans, treatment reports and progress notes.
  • Managed caseload of multiple sessions weekly using various types of therapies and approaches.
  • Met with up to 40 patients weekly with presenting problems such as mood disorders.
  • Tracked all incoming patient information, intervention plans and patient responses to treatment.
  • Performed comprehensive psychological assessments for each patient.
  • Led group therapy adults and children.
Education and Training
Master of Arts: Clinical Psychology, Expected in 06/1976
Morehead State University - Morehead, KY
Ph.D.: Community Mental Health Counseling, Expected in 06/1986
Ohio University - Athens, OH

Area of Specialty:

  • Diagnostics and Assessment
  • Treatment Modalities
  • Sub-Specialty: Treatment of Special Population - Mental Retardation and Developmental Disabilities

Scored excellent and outstanding ratings on instructor evaluations by students.

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