Assistant Professor Of English resume example with 20+ years of experience

Jessica Claire
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  • Home: (555) 432-1000
  • Cell:
  • Problem Identification and Resolution
  • Communication Class Instruction
  • Critical Thinking
  • Interpersonal Communication
  • Curricula Planning
  • Course Materials Selection
  • Online Course Instruction
  • Coaching and Mentoring
  • Cultural Activities Participation
  • Classroom Discussions Facilitation
  • Writing Class Instruction
  • Creative Thinking
  • Proofreading and Editing
  • Syllabi Creation
  • Course Scheduling
  • Department Personnel Training
  • Office Hours and Tutoring Support
  • Textbook Selection
  • Verbal and Written Communication
  • Letters of Recommendation Writing
Mission Statement

My services are customized to meet the unique needs of your department. I work hard to ensure that the expertise I share and the curriculum I deliver is relevant to your departmental culture and that it is designed to achieve your specific outcomes. I believe that success is not achieved unless your stated outcomes are met and there is a commitment to promote an equitable community that celebrates all cultures.

Education and Training
Ed.D: Educational Leadership For Social Justice, Expected in 05/2020
California State University East Bay - Hayward,
Master of Arts: English, Expected in 06/2014
California State University East Bay - Hayward, CA
Bachelor of Arts: English and Creative Writing, Expected in 06/2009
California State University East Bay - Hayward, CA,
Assistant Professor of English, 08/2020 to Current
Eastern New Mexico UniversityPortales, NM,
  • Instruct and engage students in areas such as critical thinking, literature, and creative writing.
  • Review student work and provide constructive feedback for improvement.
  • Spearhead curriculum and professional development committees dedicated to providing equity among faculty and to our entire student body.
Adjunct English Professor, 08/2014 to 07/2020
Children's Home Society Of FloridaStuart, FL,
  • Teacher of composition and critical thinking at Los Medanos College
  • Provided a variety of reading materials for students to exercise close reading skills that allowed them to analyze and evaluate topics later to be used in writing coherent, thesis- driven essays
  • Contextualized readings in texts to student’s personal experiences to get them critically thinking about connections between world and self
  • Worked in small groups to get students comfortable with discussing sensitive and sometimes personal topics with peers in order to allow them to express themselves as well as consider other diverse perspectives
  • Invited and encouraged thinking by not presuming everyone has the same ideas.
  • Compiled multidimensional cultural and educational resources for students to expand knowledge of key topics beyond classroom limitations.
  • Educated students about foreign cultures through immersive activities.
  • Selected and revised course curricula to meet current instructional demands.
  • Adapted teaching strategies to different student learning styles and skill levels.
  • Reviewed student work and provided constructive feedback for improvement.
  • Made difficult concepts understandable to students.
  • Explored deeper meanings behind texts through lively classroom discussions and challenging essay assignments.
  • Attended professional development training to improve knowledge and skills.
  • Created and implemented lesson plans, modifying for differences in student learning styles.
  • Designed challenging course to meet academic, intellectual and social needs of students.
  • Customized innovative methods and materials to produce effective learning experiences.
Graduate Teaching Associate, 09/2013 to 06/2014
California State University East BayCity, STATE,

English 800 Series: Intensive Learning Experience, East Bay

  • Prepared students for college level English courses through exploration of challenging texts, exercises, and sophisticated critical thinking
  • Worked closely with fellow faculty to discuss students’ challenges and methods to assist their academic growth
  • Designed and facilitated workshops on organization, structure, and creative writing techniques
  • Worked one-on-one and in small groups with students in need of assistance with academic papers, creative works, and personal statement letters

English 1001: College Writing I

  • Developed teaching assignments that focused on in-depth reading and critical analysis
  • Held weekly conferences to work with students individually to assist them with their essays
  • Worked with students on organization and time management skills
  • Assisted students in developing public speaking skills to prepare them for making presentations
Administrative Secretary, 04/1997 to 06/2020
Concord Police DepartmentCity, STATE,
  • Coordinated overall office activities and workflow; performed administrative detail, such as scheduling activities related to assigned program responsibility; coordinated activities to ensure timely submission of documents or information that may be required of several staff personnel to complete a major project
  • Proofread typed or printed work and checked records and reports for grammatical construction, completeness, clerical and typing accuracy, and for compliance with established standards and special instruction
  • Responded to questions regarding departmental policies, procedures, and practices, ensuring the appropriate distribution and release of information designated as confidential.
  • Compiled and produced presentations and reports as directed by leadership team.
  • Collaborated with management staff in meetings, took meticulous notes and distributed minutes to attendees.
  • Facilitated trainings around equity and working with diverse populations.
  • Cultivated relationships with other government agencies to promote collaborations to enhance overall work product.
  • Conducted research, compiled and typed statistical reports, synthesized information and provided excellent communication to disseminate information throughout organization.
  • Created, documented and implemented administrative processes to reduce process gaps and effectively train team members in proper protocols.
  • Responded to customer issues to provide immediate resolution and improve retention.
  • Exceeded specific team goals by partnering with staff to share and implement best practices.
  • Created and implemented new organizational and recordkeeping processes for notes, records and confidential documents.
  • Worked with District Attorney's office and helped to coordinate interdepartmental interactions to streamline and enhance company efficiency.
  • Writing Your Own Liberation: A Space to Process, Talk, Write, and Listen
  • Black Student Success Week, #TheAfterParty: Transforming Student Success through Courageous State Leadership
  • Black Student Success Week, #TheAfterParty: The Path to Transfer Success
  • Social Justice Education
  • An Equity Minded Semester
  • Effective Pedagogy and Inclusion
  • Equity in the Online Classroom
  • Community Building & Leadership
  • How to Navigate Difficult Work Environments
  • Courageous Conversations
  • Toolkit for Effective Management

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School Attended

  • California State University East Bay
  • California State University East Bay
  • California State University East Bay

Job Titles Held:

  • Assistant Professor of English
  • Adjunct English Professor
  • Graduate Teaching Associate
  • Administrative Secretary


  • Ed.D
  • Master of Arts
  • Bachelor of Arts

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