Assistant Director Recruitment Coordinator Program Counselor resume example with 15+ years of experience

Jessica Claire
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Accomplished professional with over 7 years' experience in the field of higher education. Dedicated assistant director, counselor and recruitment coordinator specializing in case management, situational assessments, conflict resolution and exceptional communication skills. Professional, excellent at multiple tasks and working under pressure. Broad industry of experience includes community corrections, and disabled disabilities with more than 15 years of experience planning, developing, implementing as an advocate.
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  • Pressing Toward the Mark Out Reach- Homeless shelter and substance abuse referral American Friends Service Committee Established inspiring guest speakers program, the motivating and encouraging students Spear- headed record-setting food drive collection and the signing of greeting cards "Support the Troops Food Drive" 2009 and 2010 OTHER Current First Aid and CPR Certificate, NJ State driver's license, an avid reader, breeder of tropical, fish, enjoying fishing, collecting baseball cards and study holistic health.
Assistant Director/ Recruitment Coordinator/Program Counselor, 10/2007 - 06/2016
Coda Tigard, OR,
  • Managed 100% of recruitment affording program opportunity to obtain goal for seven consecutive years leading to $2,000,000.00 or more annually Taught foundational courses for academic strategies, public administration, developing leadership skills that increased students analytical, critical-thinking and interpretive skills Served on 8+ committees, as advisor and disciplinary boards Established relationships with urban-district high schools toward collaborative recruiting efforts increasing candidacy pool Analyzed past recruitment trends to implement or make adjustment to reach annual goals Administered policies governing funding for programs, and student aid serving as liaison with NJ State Educational Opportunity Fund (EOF) Program Developed implementation, and assessment of strategies that foster academic success achieving set retention and graduation goals Served as member on the Diversity Council that exposed students to events that encouraged campus involvement Exceeded expectations by developing instant rapport and relationships with new and existing students, through maximum attention counseling Assisted students on academics, financial aid, personal and career counseling.
Senior Counselor, 07/2006 - 10/2016
Cystic Fibrosis Foundation , ,
  • Provided client with information on community agency and aftercare services resulting in savings of tens of thousands of dollars annually Evaluated client in completing required terms of probation or parole while addressing difficulties and or progress Supervised NJ State and Essex County Clients Re-Entry Release Program toward completing terms required for release by municipality, county or state department of corrections Networked with community agencies, and aftercare agencies to help clients with life adjustments Utilized case management skills, such as brokering, advocacy, monitoring and discharge planning to link clients and families to outreach resources.
Case Manager, 06/2004 - 07/2006
The Kintock Group City, STATE,
  • Utilized skills that established client's awareness of cause and effect on past criminal behaviors.
  • Developed an overall case management plan of intervention to maintain positive family and community.
  • Facilitated courses in line with curriculum and workshops in order to meet requirements of NJ State Work Release.
  • Implemented employment readiness encouraged career training toward employment goals.
Residential Support Counselor, 01/2000 - 06/2003
City, STATE,
  • Demonstrated ability to develop rapport and build relationships with clients, and community agencies Implemented behavior intervention and support programs Advanced community participation and building independence for developmental disabled Incorporated client treatment plans based on research, clinical experience, and histories Assisted clients with budgeting, shopping and recognizing medication Successfully utilize skills of diplomacy, tact, problem-solving to effectively handle clients and defuse potentially explosive situations Established extensive research of current mental health conditions familiarizing myself with client's developmental disabilities Performed personal care work and support with domestic tasks including cleaning, shopping, cooking, feeding and bathing.
Master of Science: Public Administration, Expected in Feb. 2013
Farleigh Dickinson University - Florham Park, New Jersey
Public Administration Member of the Chi Alpha Epsilon National Honor Society Public & Nonprofit Mgmt Organization Theory Budgeting and Finance Public Policy Administration Human Resources Management Public Management Intro to Health Systems & Policy Urban Planning for Admin Org Performance Assessment Employee Relations
Bachelors of Arts: , Expected in Dec. 2002
Bloomfield College - Bloomfield, New Jersey
GPA: Recipient of the Dean's List
Recipient of the Dean's List Classical Sociological Duty Community Corrections and Corrections Criminal Justice Deviance and Social Control Introduction to Psychology Methods of social research The Police The Courts Statistics for Sociologist
Professional Affiliations
Association of Black Collegians Association *Latino American Student Organization (LASO) *Active Minds Florham chapter (Mental wellness) *Sigma Gamma Rho Sorority (Sorority)
academic, Alpha, agency, Budgeting, case management, clinical experience, Chi, cooking, Council, counseling, Criminal Justice, critical-thinking, client, Clients, developmental disabilities, discharge planning, Employee Relations, Finance, financial, Human Resources Management, leadership skills, Mgmt, mental health, organizing, bathing, Police, policies, problem-solving, progress, Psychology, rapport, recruiting, recruitment, research, self-starter, Statistics, Team Player, treatment plans, workshops, written communication skills

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School Attended

  • Farleigh Dickinson University
  • Bloomfield College

Job Titles Held:

  • Assistant Director/ Recruitment Coordinator/Program Counselor
  • Senior Counselor
  • Case Manager
  • Residential Support Counselor


  • Master of Science
  • Bachelors of Arts

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