assistant director hillside cdc resume example with 7 years of experience

Jessica Claire
, , 100 Montgomery St. 10th Floor (555) 432-1000,
Professional Summary

Highly energetic and experienced CDC Assistant Director with strong background in both education and administration. Adept at supporting and enhancing operations with a decisive leadership style and strategic approach to decision making. Able to manage both a large staff and large groups of children. Deeply mindful of all parental concerns and priorities. Strong leadership and team-building skills.


Awarded with the Service Warrior Award at Frt Polk, LA.

Awarded NAF Supervisor of the 4th Quarter FY 2020 at JBLM, WA.

  • Strategic leadership
  • Critical thinking and problem resolution
  • Team Leadership
  • Budgeting
  • Exceptional knowledge of child development theory and practice
  • Staff Management
  • Ability to prioritize, plan, and organize work
  • Comprehensive Oral, communication and analytical writing skills
Work History
05/2019 to Current Assistant Director / Hillside CDC MWR/ARMY Child And Youth Services | City, STATE,
  • Used critical thinking to break down problems, evaluate solutions and make decisions.
  • Guided the Child Development Center team as the Acting Facility Director for nearly a year. Successfully aligned responsibilities for the whereabouts and operation of the CDC. Executed task independently with the assistance and guidance of CYS Coordinator when required. Achieved the NAF Supervisor of the Quarter Award FY 2020.
  • Actively listened to patrons, handled concerns quickly and escalated major issues to CYS Coordinator.
  • Stayed current with CDC policies and followed health, fire,
    safety, facility and program regulatory requirements and CYS guidelines to maintain compliant program operations. Monitored fees, program registration,enrollment, key controls, and maintained spaces utilization goals before and during Covid 19 pandemic.
  • Upheld sound financial principles to keep program operating within budget levels, maximizing resource utilization while minimizing costs.
  • Participated in MWR/CYS job fairs. Recruited, hired and evaluated primary and supplemental staff and recommended personnel actions for programs and services.
  • Established and optimized program schedules to cover planned needs while capitalizing on opportunities to improve student learning.
  • Incorporated early-childhood knowledge to provide quality to our program. Created and facilitated safe and nurturing environments for children in her program.
  • Provided support and assistance to active military personnel, DOD
    civilians and their family members to alleviate the stress between soldiers' unit mission and parental skills.
  • Built and supported respectful relationships with children with special needs and their families, Collaborated with Trainers and classroom teachers to create support plans for children with challenging behavior to support their needs. Monitored policies to promote children growth and cultivated supportive environments for the staff and colleagues. Exemplified team work.
  • Collaborated on strategies to enhance student learning and behavior alongside parents and teaching staff.
  • Developed team communications and information for meetings.
05/2015 to 05/2019 Assistant Director / Peltier CDC MWR/ NAVY CYP | City, STATE,
  • Hired and mentored well-qualified job applicants for teaching and support staff roles, boosting program success.
  • Served as Special Needs Inclusion Action Team (IAT) Coordinator for the Navy Child and Youth Program for Hawaii Region: 9 Child Development Centers, Child Development Homes, 2 School Age Programs and 1 Youth Sport Program from November 2015 to November 2017.
  • Coordinated quarterly IAT meetings to ensure that every child in our program receive fair accommodations in accordance to Navy CYP policies and reassure that every child's need were met. Constantly updated information into CYMS for special needs and or food allergies.
  • Effectively supervised large CDC Program: 82 employees including CYP Assistant, CYP Leads, operational clerks, food service and custodial workers.
  • Interacted professionally with employees, parents, volunteers and local installation command personnel during Parent Involvement Board and Action Team Meetings.
  • Greatly contributed to obtain and retain accreditation with National Association for the Education of Young Children (NAEYC).
  • Actively involved in the preparation for annual Multi-Disciplinary Team Inspection (MDTI) fallowed by USDA and the Commander Navy Installations Command (CNIC) Inspections for 3 consecutive years.
    Monitored and ensured that Child & Youth Program standard operating procedures (SOP's) were implemented and adhered to.
  • Ensured CDC employees and CDC operations were in compliance with standards and criteria with DOD and Military Child Care.
  • Developed staff schedules to better support center of operations Input all data for each employee regarding their time cards and payroll through KRONOS system. Submitted work orders accordingly (TF1s) for Bldg repairs.
11/2008 to 11/2009 Lead Child and Youth Program Assistant MWR? ARMY Child And Youth Services | City, STATE,
  • Created safe, fun and nurturing environment for the children of Part Day Preschool Program.
  • Went above and beyond to ensure all children and parent in the program were treated with tender care, genuine interest and respect.
  • Achieved the highest recognition for excellent customer service; The Warrior Award Certificate.
  • Maintained, control of and accounts of the whereabouts and safety of children. Monitored staff/child ratios to ensure adequate staffing.
  • Effectively planned, coordinated, and conducted activities for program participants based on observed needs of individual children.
  • Prepared and implemented program options for children with special requirements.
    Interacted professionally with staff members, parents, and Command.
  • Participated in conference with parents, program staff, and school representative.
  • Instructed with team members in specific task and job techniques; made available written instructions, reference materials, and supplies.
    Used designated evaluation materials to ensure assigned area (Bldg 701-Room 129) was in compliance with the Army baseline standards.
Expected in 06/2011 to to Master of Arts | Early Childhood Education Ashford University, Clinton, IA, GPA:
Expected in 06/1996 to to Bachelor of Arts | Teaching English As A Second Language University of Puerto Rico, San Juan, PR, GPA:

Member of the Golden Key International Honor Society

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School Attended

  • Ashford University
  • University of Puerto Rico

Job Titles Held:

  • Assistant Director / Hillside CDC
  • Assistant Director / Peltier CDC
  • Lead Child and Youth Program Assistant


  • Master of Arts
  • Bachelor of Arts

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