associate director resume example with 15+ years of experience

Jessica Claire
  • Montgomery Street, San Francisco, CA 94105 609 Johnson Ave., 49204, Tulsa, OK
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Professional Summary

Accomplished Consultant drives organizational improvements through leveraging expertise in research and system enhancement. Well-versed in collaborating with employees and leaders to resolve control and procedural problems negatively affecting business operations. Dedicated to cost, process and resource optimization.

  • Equal opportunities facilitation
  • Recruitment
  • Workforce improvements
  • Supervision
  • Project Management
Work History
Associate Director, 06/2016 to Current
Devbridge GroupChicago, IL,
  • Keeping up to date research on current diversity and inclusion initiatives, reading and researching best practices and putting forward proposals for review
  • Create innovative solutions to strengthen diversity, inclusion, and cultural competencies across the organization as the program expands
  • Responsible for hiring and retention of 52% BIPOC teachers
  • Responsible for retaining of over 80% of workforce from first to second year.
  • Manage the D&I internal communications plan and draft content
  • Manage invoice flow and monitor budgets
  • Share best practices with Senior Leadership to help drive the D&I strategy; provide tools to ensure execution of D&I initiatives
  • Provided guidance on policies and procedures to harmonize responses, provide appropriate investigation actions and reach resolution of grievances.
  • Interface with school leaders to influence policies and processes that support an inclusive work environment
  • Act as a member of the White Identifying Persons For Anti-Racism group and provide resources to colleagues
  • Implemented new-hire program by incorporating training initiatives while resolving problems and processing related documents.
  • Executed on-time, under-budget project management on complex issues for senior leadership while supporting teachers in 16 cities
  • Serves as a trusted consultant to senior leadership in schools, agencies, and businesses.
  • Managed and motivated project teams to promote collaboration and keep members on-task and productive.
  • Managed minimum of 10 projects each year while maintaining adherence to budget, schedule and scope requirements.
Student Services Liaison , 08/2009 to 06/2016
Ymca Of Metropolitan L.A.Monrovia, CA,
  • Prepared students for later educational experiences by encouraging exploration of learning opportunities and perseverance through challenging tasks.
  • Taught classes and presented self-help or information sessions on subjects related to education and career planning.
  • Worked with individuals to help understand and overcome personal, social or behavioral problems affecting educational or vocational situations.
  • Identified cases of domestic abuse or other family problems and encouraged students or parents to seek additional assistance from mental health professionals.
  • Handled day-to-day running of the school's senior service learning program, ensuring high levels of productivity and progression.
  • Advised students individually and in groups on academic programs for individual interests.
  • Collaborated with teachers and administrators in development, evaluation and revision of school programs and in preparation of master schedules for curriculum offerings.
Head Varsity Lacrosse Coach, 02/2008 to 06/2014
La Salle AcademyCity, STATE,
  • Recruited student-athletes of highest caliber to elevate team performance.
  • Supervised academic progress of student-athletes and scheduled tutoring services for those with declining grades.
  • Enforced discipline both on and off field to lead team with highest personal standards.
  • Maintained equipment, facilities and inventory to avoid accidents, mishaps and damage.
  • Encouraged everyone to cultivate strong work ethic by demonstrating diligence, patience and respect for others.
  • Evaluated tapes of competition matches to assess strategies and plan counter approaches.
  • Readied athletes for tough games by implementing coordinated regimens of practices and physical conditioning.
  • Motivated athletes to become stronger, more agile and more effective through training habits and proper nutrition.
Teacher, 08/2005 to 08/2009
La Salle AcademyCity, STATE,
  • Supported student teachers by mentoring on classroom management, lesson planning and activity organization.
  • Fostered team collaboration between students through group projects for religious studies
  • Evaluated and revised lesson plans and course content to facilitate and moderate classroom discussions and student-centered learning.
  • Assisted struggling students to maintain progress levels by designing individualized lesson plans focused on areas for improvement.
  • Communicated frequently with parents, students and faculty to provide feedback and discuss instructional strategies.
  • Directed afterschool activities 5 days each week to provide students with interesting opportunities while maintaining student discipline.
  • Met with administrators and department team members to work on curriculum planning and assessment methods.
  • Attended and facilitated IEP meetings for students and families.
Certificate: Educational Leadership: Leading Change, Expected in 04/2019
Harvard University - Cambridge, MA
Master of Arts: Theology, Expected in 08/2007
Providence College - Providence, RI
Bachelor of Arts: Sociology, Expected in 05/2003
Assumption College - Worcester, MA
  • Licensed Scrum Master - 2020

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School Attended

  • Harvard University
  • Providence College
  • Assumption College

Job Titles Held:

  • Associate Director
  • Student Services Liaison
  • Head Varsity Lacrosse Coach
  • Teacher


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  • Master of Arts
  • Bachelor of Arts

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