Career Resource Center Manager resume example with 5+ years of experience

Jessica Claire
, , 609 Johnson Ave., 49204, Tulsa, OK 100 Montgomery St. 10th Floor
Home: (555) 432-1000 - Cell: - - -

An ambitious grad student currently pursuing an MBA in Leadership who has spent the past 3 1/2 years motivating idol peers to transform themselves into incarcerated college students. Vocational aspirations are informed by the combination of academic education and experiential insight, which has further inspired my commitment to focus on supporting students in accomplishing personal and academic success. Skilled in restorative practices and innately staunch as a youth advocate who delicately handles issues involving cultural and socioeconomic differences. Proficient in word, excel, PowerPoint presentations, and public speaking. Skilled but coachable. A midrange goal of developing much-needed trauma alleviation programs for youth and emerging adults. Highly motivated youth advocate experienced in the areas of addiction recovery, youth advocacy, and vocational preparation. An exceptional leader possessing both interpersonal and public speaking abilities, which are employed to continue exceptional track record of community surrogacy advocating for neglected youth.

  • Research / Data Collection
  • Cultural competency
  • Policy and procedure improvements
  • Career advising
  • Circle facilitator: conflict mediation
  • Event planning & logistics
  • Policy, program, and protective factor development
  • Public speaking
  • Skilled in Strategic Prevention Framework (SPF) community assessments
  • Typing / Data Entry: 70 WPM
01/2021 to Current
Youth Diversion Case Manager Res-Care, Inc. Irvine, CA,
  • Consulted with local government representatives to understand community needs and strategize response plans.
  • Developed and incorporated community-based programs to meet various needs and monitored each program's effectiveness.
  • Presented talk to local government partners to promote organizational mission and programs.
  • Advocated for placement of patients into community-based treatment settings.
  • Translated grant directives into actionable front-line service policies to meet participant needs.
  • Coordinated referrals to community services by advocating for individual needs and addressing roadblocks.
  • Partnered with similar organizations to meet greater needs, preventing duplication and optimizing resource utilization.
  • Assessed each resident's psychosocial needs.
  • Advocated for placement of patients into community-based treatment settings
08/2020 to Current
Employment Coach University Of Arkansas Batesville, AR,
  • Processed program applications
  • Leveraged previous relationships in order to establish employment-partners willing to provide meaningful internships to emerging adults
  • Counseled students in career planning, job placement and academic goals.
  • Worked collectively with internal and external customers to provide additional support for identified students.
  • Collaborated with others to discuss new opportunities.
  • Secured agreements with businesses and organizations
11/2018 to 04/2020
Career Resource Center Manager FPC Duluth City, STATE,
  • Designed and build out a much-needed career resource center (CRC).
  • Launched vocational discovery and career planning initiative, increasing reentry participation by 15%.
  • Worked collectively with reentry coordinator and outside specialists in the planning and execution of FairShake reentry website training, by its founder.
  • Provided skill identifying documentation and resume building instruction.
  • Achieved cost-savings by developing functional solutions to complex problems.
  • Created agendas and communication materials for team meetings.
  • Improved operations by working with team members, BOP staff, and customers to find workable solutions.
  • Maintained library of updated reentry resource catalogs - individualized for each community member of the entire prison population.
11/2016 to 11/2018
Career Development Technician Apprentice FCI Sandstone City, STATE,
  • Conducted interviews and interpreted vocational assessments - followed by motivational, academic, and career counseling to my incarcerated peers.
  • Conducted resume, as well as one-on-one, writing instruction.
  • Successfully advocated for increased access to college courses for incarcerated populations. Greatly expanded library of post-secondary institutions that offer paper-based correspondence courses to incarcerated students.
  • Streamlined registration processes, making it easier for students to fulfill their academic goals.
  • Planned, promoted, and executed several motivational speaking events with regional community members.
  • Updated curriculum for a Career Transitions Course - in order to better assist my peers' preparation for successful reentry.
04/2015 to 08/2016
Research Assistant The Circle Of Peace Movement City, STATE,
  • Conducted archival research focused on the history of juvenile incarceration in Minnesota. Interviewed individuals who have been affected by past and current incarceration. Presented findings to help secure funding for future programming.
  • Advocated for alternatives to incarceration by conducting workshops on the benefits of restorative justice to local businesses and public officials. Alternatives that were later credited for reducing the Ramsey County juvenile incarceration population by 22 percent.
Education and Training
Expected in
MBA: Organizational Leadership
Adams State University - Alamosa, CO,
Expected in 10/2018
Apprenticeship: Career Development Technician
United States Department of Labor - ,
Expected in 08/2016
Bachelor of Arts: FOCUS: Addiction Studies; And Trauma Alleviation
Metropolitan State University - Saint Paul, MN
  • GPA 3.44

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School Attended

  • Adams State University
  • United States Department of Labor
  • Metropolitan State University

Job Titles Held:

  • Youth Diversion Case Manager
  • Employment Coach
  • Career Resource Center Manager
  • Career Development Technician Apprentice
  • Research Assistant


  • MBA
  • Apprenticeship
  • Bachelor of Arts

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