Jessica Claire
  • Montgomery Street, San Francisco, CA 94105
  • Home: (555) 432-1000
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Professional Summary

Over 20 years of successful experience in after school and summer camp programs. Successfully managed education program budgets, identifies areas of growth and coordinates events to promote after school services. Demonstrated experience in organizing departmental initiatives and collaborating with educational leaders to make data-driven decisions.

  • Excellent work ethic
  • Exceptional analytical, organizational and interpersonal skills; quickly learn and master new technology
  • American Red Cross Certified in First Aid, CPR, Automated External Defibrillator (AED) and Responding to Emergencies (RTE)
  • Co-Facilitor in teaching health & sex-education, financial literacy, and self-defense as part of the Girls INC. curriculum
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office Word. Knowledge of Microsoft Office Excel, Publisher and PowerPoint
  • Professional Development Trainings (PASE) multiple certification courses – i.e. After-School KidzMath Training, After-School KidzLit Training, and Behavior Management
  • DYCD Attendance and Participation
  • Food handlers course
  • Stewards of Children
  • DOH Fingerprints
  • Conversational Spanish
Work History
After School Program Director, 09/2020 to Current
Douglas County School SystemDouglasville, GA,
  • Directed day-to-day operations of Department of Youth and Community Development (DYCD) education program and supervised support staff to delegate assignments and evaluate performance.
  • Served as tireless school resource, which enabled development of lasting relationships with students, parents and guardians.
  • Implemented program-level departmental policies and procedures and managed budgets to support educational program and curriculum.
  • Used critical thinking to break down problems, evaluate solutions and make decisions.
  • Scheduled educational activities, faculty lectures and departmental events to drive mission and values of institution.
  • Participated in division-wide, agency-wide, and project team meetings to serve as subject matter liaison for array of services and activities assigned.
  • Acquired grants and other sources of funding for educational programs and projects and drafted proposals and agreements to support proper allocation.
  • Developed recruiting strategies to identify qualified students and families.
  • Developed partnerships with parents, businesses and organizations to build awareness, increase support and share resources.
  • Maintained energy and enthusiasm in fast-paced environment.
  • Conducted bi-weekly staff meetings to motivate staff members, address concerns and questions, plan improvements, and evaluate progress toward goals.
  • Managed staff schedules ensuring hours do not exceed maximum allowed, accepted time off requests and found coverage as needed.
  • Approved regular payroll submissions for [Number] employees within Paychex Flex.
  • Oversaw administrative functions such as DOE, DOH and DYCD required staff documentation, fingerprint appointment and related activities.
  • Onboarded new employees, including training, mentoring and new hire documentation.
  • Assisted parents in completing all required program participation paperwork, recognizing any discrepancies and addressing them in a timely fashion.
  • Cultivated connections and strong student rapport to foster classroom engagement, in addition to recording student progress to inform parents and school administration.
  • Led activities that developed students' physical, emotional and social growth.
  • Organized instruction material, including constructing bulletin boards and setting up work areas.
  • Built productive relationships with parents of students facing difficult situations at school or at home.
  • Collaborated with partner schools' in the Learning Lab Program.
  • Maintained compliance with program policies, objectives and communication goals.
  • Created and facilitated Instagram- nsafterschool_1minutetuesdays online content to retain members and attract new members.
  • Monitored premise entry points to determine if employees, students and visitors met NYS DOE and New Settlement compliance standards prior to admittance.
  • Optimized sanitizing supply levels to keep stock within ideal parameters for expected needs.
  • Adhered to hygiene and sanitation requirements from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and Department of Health (DOH).
  • Maintained daily cleaning and disinfecting log (OCFS-6041) on site that documents date, time, and scope of cleaning.
  • Provided NYC DOE health screening and enforced social distancing, masking, and other policies related to COVID-19.
  • Ensured the program complies with contact tracing and disinfection requirements should a staff member or student test positive for COVID-19.
Administrative Assistant, 01/2015 to 09/2020
Mantech International CorporationDallas, TX,
  • Collated classroom materials to help teachers prepare for daily instruction and activities.
  • Supported student learning objectives through personalized and small group assistance.
  • Delivered clerical support by efficiently handling wide range of routine and special requirements.
  • Interacted with customers professionally by phone, email or in-person to provide information and directed to desired staff members.
  • Performed general office duties, including answering phones, routing calls, delivering messages to staff and greeting visitors.
  • Performed wide-ranging administrative, financial and service-related functions including creating purchase orders for Oriental Trading and Staples Advantage.
  • Responsible for maintaining hiring packets, organizational chart and titles.
  • Welcomed office visitors warmly and alerted staff to arrivals of scheduled appointments.
  • Conducted end of day tasks such as shutting down electronics, peer mentors sign-out and leave, turning off lights and ensuring no students remained in the area.
  • Oversaw 185 students at dismissal ensuring they were picked up by guardian and no one remains on school grounds.
  • Kept cafeteria clean by sterilizing and disinfecting tables and chairs.
  • Maintained head count and attendance sheets.
  • Managed special events planning, including ordering necessary supplies or prizes, creating and distributing marketing material, event booking and event promotions.
  • Selected and ordered refreshments, decor and event materials.
    Coordinated trip arrangements, including itinerary, permission slips, payments, directions, transportation.
  • Monitored students on field trips by overseeing various tasks, including roll call and group movement to keep youths safe in public settings.
  • Observed individual behaviors and suspect actions, and reported issues to supervisory staff.
Administration-Receptionist Community Center, 1999 to 2015
New SettlementCity, STATE,
  • Handle administrative matters including screening calls, reviewing calendars, set up rooms for meetings, composing documents and organizing offices for efficiency.
  • Interact professionally with all levels of staff and community members. Provide outreach for both programs by distributing flyers in the community. Greet visitors, determine nature of visit and send visitors to correct person.
  • Provide potential members tours of the community center. Set up and maintain manual membership files and electronic class enrollments. Tally the attendance of the adult work-out classes.
  • Proven ability to handle multiple, competing priorities in an effective manner. Thorough knowledge of written English; grammar, spelling, vocabulary and punctuation.
  • Multicultural After-School Program responsibilities include ensuring the participants receive meals at the beginning of program, provide homework assistance and create lesson plans in one of the daily activities: Visual Arts, Performing Arts, Science Adventures, Math and Literacy and Physical Fitness. Provide positive reinforcement for the participants and reinforce code of conduct. Ensure parent or guardians complete the sign out sheet upon dismissal.
  • Responsible for creating lesson plan on current events affecting Haiti as part of the Partners in Health Fundraiser - Walk for Haiti. In addition, my group of students created banners for the walk.
  • Participate in bi-weekly staff meetings on youth development activities and special events.
  • Duties as Director’s Assistant included maintenance of all campers records on the Department of Youth and Community Development (DYCD) and Out-of-School Time (OST) program database, ensured the campsite meets safety requirements, facilitated morning and dismissal routines, arranged meals during the summer program and for trips, completed check requests for special events and trips, confirmed trip arrangements. Responsible for sick children, tending to their ailments and logging all incidents in the medical log. Counseled troubled campers and provided intervention returning them to camp.
  • Duties as Co-Facilitator for the Girls Program Initiative (GPI) which includes curricula licensed from Girls Inc.®, include lessons in sexuality and health education (ages 9-18 in age appropriate curricula), self-defense and anti-violence education, book clubs, adventure learning and outdoor youth leadership, leadership development curriculum development and implementation.
  • Excellent supervisory skills with groups of 20-25 children, responsible for ensuring their safety during trips on public transportation.
Bachelor of Arts: African And African American Studies, Expected in
- City University of New York Lehman College - Bronx, NY,
  • Minored in Education
Lehman Urban Transformative Education (LUTE) : , Expected in
City University of New York Lehman College - ,

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School Attended

  • - City University of New York Lehman College
  • City University of New York Lehman College

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  • Administrative Assistant
  • Administration-Receptionist Community Center


  • Bachelor of Arts
  • Lehman Urban Transformative Education (LUTE)

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