Jessica Claire
  • Montgomery Street, San Francisco, CA 94105
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Seeking a faculty position that utilizes the expertise in organizational development, program design and project management gained through my combination of education, professional experience, and service in the US military. Lifelong Learner Strong management and planning background, demonstrated capacity for quickly assimilating complex information and building new programs Superior work ethic, ability to excel under a diverse range of conditions and systems Flexible team player who thrives in environments requiring ability to effectively prioritize and manage multiple concurrent projects
  • Engaging public speaker
  • Exceptional written and verbal communicator
  • Innovative thinker
  • Online course instructor
  • Natural leader
  • Committed to cultivating student leadership
  • Raised four amazing college bound children with goals and direction
  • Created a veterans training academy targeting recently dishcarged veterans supported by California State grants providing education in the areas of security/loss prevention/investigations/cyber security; Heavy equipment repair; Entry-level health care; and, OTR truck driving to create an engaging educational experience to support military and veteran transitioning.
  • Performed research and analysis for well-known psychologist, Loren O'Connor, Ph.D who presented research findings at educational symposiums and conferences in Florida, India and England.
Committee Member, 07/2014 - Current
Bright Horizons Family Solutons Bright Horizons Child Care Center At Wvu, ME,
  • Member of a 12-person advisory committee focused on developing innovative approaches to better connecting and serving the more than one thousand veterans in 10 different locations for the largest faith-based community in Orange County, California.
  • Created and maintain working website to aid veterans in the transition process of job search, volunteerism and educational pursuits (
  • Developing new tools for communication for advisory committee to coordinate multiple areas of veteran support.
PR/Communications Board Member, 02/2013 - Current
H&H Chevrolet Springfield, MO,
  • With over 100 non-profit organizations in Orange County, quite often the challenge that veterans face is where to find the available resources.
  • In an effort to prevent information overload and overwhelming the veterans, an on-line model was created to better provide information to the veteran and highlight the resources that are available.
  • Identified customer needs through market research and analysis.
  • Established and maintained cooperative relationships with representatives of community, consumer, employee and public interest groups.
  • Worked with management to identify trends and developments that might influence PR decisions and strategies.
  • Established long-range objectives and developed innovative strategies to help achieve them.
  • Conferred with production, graphic design and web-design personnel to coordinate production of corporate communications materials.
Director of Business Development, 01/2014 - Current
Corporation Service Co Baltimore, MD,
  • for a community-based non-profit in Orange County delivering housing and related supportive services for military veterans in need.
  • Establish partnerships with non-profit agencies that provide employment workshops and trainings to advance the job search capabilities for veterans; Coordinate development and delivery of services of partner organizations to create "one-stop shop" for veterans transitioning; Counsel veterans on employment and educational options during the transitioning process.
  • Assisted in obtaining state grants for veteran training programs in excess of $500,000.
  • Developed a veteran transitioning program to assist 158 homeless veterans reintegrate into civilian life.
  • Created a veteran's career academy in conjunction with state grants to provide specific career tracts for transitioning veterans.
Student Worker--Research Assistant, 04/2013 - 07/2014
Brandman University City, STATE,
  • Researcher and staffer in conjunction with ongoing advanced studies in Organizational Development focused on the transition of military veterans.
  • Provided support for multiple departments: Office of Disability Services, Veterans and Military Affairs; and, External Affairs.
  • Designed a "Virtual Veterans Resource Center" to provide a centralized location for veterans to collaborate and find inclusion.
  • Assisted with organization of Disability services office and the phasing-in of a centralized Veterans Services office from a decentralized system of 26+ campuses.
  • Assisted in obtaining a $100,000 grant from the Ahmanson Foundation for Disability Services.
Senior Recruiter/Assistant Recruiting Manager, 2002 - 2012
US Army National Guard City, STATE,
  • Lectured and communicated effectively with students/soldiers from diverse backgrounds.
  • Performed full supervisory duties, which included performance appraisals and evaluations, nominations for employee awards, disciplinary actions, directing specific tasks and/or job assignments.
  • Responsible for all daily administrative work associated with the operation.
  • Served as military liaison with event providers, vendors, students, faculty members and families.
  • Effectively solved problems that arose; Liaised with public officials, local law enforcement and city planners for special events.
  • Recruited 150 qualified applicants through phone prospecting, area canvassing, school presentations and personal interviews through passive and full life-cycle recruiting.
  • Taught classes in career development, personal finance, suicide prevention, operational security and risk assessment to more than 1,000 applicants in preparation for basic training. Challenged and motivated students through in-depth lectures and discussions.
  • Turned lowest producing recruiting station in the state into the top producing station by garnering 35% of market share through effective program development and design.
Sales Manager, 2000 - 2002
T-Mobile Voicestream Wireless City, STATE,
  • Orchestrated the development of a new department in corporate sales.
  • Created and directed sales team training and development programs.
  • Hired and trained all sales staff for new outside sales team.
  • Coached new employees in sales techniques and Negotiated corporate sales packages.
  • Over-achieved sales and profitability goals by reaching 183% of required quota.
  • Responsible for developing unconventional methods for sales generation.
  • Personally responsible for generating sales revenue in newly developed markets.
Corporal/Field Radio Operator, 1985 - 1993
United States Marine Corps City, STATE,
  • Infantry Aggressor Team.
  • Duties included conducting assaults and raids on units during training missions.
  • Created and directed team training and development programs.
Team Leader, 1985 - 1993
United States Marine Corps City, STATE,
  • Proud member of the most loyal, most feared, most revered, and most professional fighting force the world has ever known.
  • Attended Basic Training at Marine Corps Recruit Depot, San Diego, CA; trained as Electronics and Hydraulics Specialist, Aberdeen Proving Grounds, MD.
  • Additional military occupational skill training as Field Radio Operator and Microwave Communication Operator.
  • Duty assignments included Hawai'i, Guam, Philippines, and S.Korea.
  • Promoted to Corporal May, 1990.
  • Responsibilities as a non-commissioned officer included Supervisory role over 15 Marines.
  • Awards and citations included Marine Corps Service Medal and Good Conduct (2 Awards).
  • Honorably discharged in July, 1993.
  • Specific duty assignments, responsibilities, and accomplishments:.
  • 1 Bn, 4th Marines (Assigned from 5th BN, 11th Marines.
Ed.D: Organizational Leadership, Expected in 2016
Brandman University (Chapman University System) - Irvine, CA

Organizational Leadership with emphasis in organizational leadership and change management.

3.84 GPA

Master of Arts: Organizational Leadership, Expected in 2013
Brandman University - Irvine, CA

Major in Organizational Leadership with emphasis in organizational Leadership, development and change theory.

3.84 GPA

Master's Certificate: Human Resource Development, Expected in 2013
Brandman University - Irvine, CA

Human Resource Development

B.S: English/Human Resource Management, Expected in 1998
Utah State University - Logan, UT

English Composition/Human Resource Management

Transfer: English Composition, Expected in
University of Oregon - Eugene, OR

Major in English Composition

Coursework in Education Administration.

Performed one year as student teacher for high school English class.


Golf, College Football, Reading, writing for publication, veteran's issues, volunteer work


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  • Golf, College Football, Reading, writing for publication, veteran's issues, volunteer work, Public Speaking

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