Jessica Claire
Montgomery Street, San Francisco, CA 94105
Home: (555) 432-1000 - Cell: - - -

Instructor who is motivated, driven, and effective at using efficient methods of teaching while focusing on the individual needs of each student.

  • Certified inmate crisis team member (Illinois Department of Corrections)
  • DCFS mandatory reporter training
  • Member of the Sauk Valley Community College pathways to results team (retention committee)
  • Certified disciplinary hearing officer (Illinois Department of Corrections)
  • Experience in teaching via videoconferencing
  • Experience in teaching with on-line learning resources

Academic All-American Student Athlete (3 years), Who's Who Among Colleges and Universities, All-American Scholar, Two Sport Collegiate Athlete (4 years), Correctional Officer of the Day Award (5/7/2004), Correctional Officer of the Week (5/9/2008), and exceeded the comparative mean for four year institutions in student assessments in the areas of course organization/planning, communication, and student interaction in my first semester of teaching, at St. Ambrose University.

09/2003 to Current
Correctional Officer Eau Claire County Eau Claire, WI,

Performing security and custodial duties in the correctional center; supervising the movement, conduct, work, discipline, and recreation of inmates; controlling inmates in cell houses, yards, towers, dormitories, dining halls, or on work details; enforcing rules of conduct, security, and work standards by either verbal reprimand or by issuing tickets/reports; enforcing and maintaining safety and sanitation regulations; advanced training in performing the duties associated with being an armory officer, gatehouse reception officer, disciplinary hearing officer, and inmate crisis team member.

11/2012 to Current
Criminal Justice Adjunct Faculty Canyon Ranch Lenox, MA,

Planning classroom activities and assignments, lecturing on course topics, writing and administering quizzes and tests, utilizing Moodle (on-line learning medium) for grading and supplemental course material, teaching via videoconferencing, and providing students with a knowledge base of the course.

11/2011 to 03/2012
Criminal Justice Adjunct Faculty St. Ambrose University City, STATE,

Planned classroom activities and assignments, lectured on course topics, wrote and administered quizzes and tests, utilized Blackboard (on-line learning medium) for grading and supplemental course material, and provided the students with a knowledge base of the course.

05/2003 to 09/2003
Loss Prevention Officer Farm & Fleet City, STATE,

Performed exterior and interior checks, cleared the store before closing, reviewed the previous days business, audited high loss departments, electronic article surveillance system upkeep, provided floor coverage, assisted in transporting bank deposits, performed new employee loss prevention orientation, reported safety violations, tested fire alarm equipment, and performed background checks.

07/2001 to 04/2003
Campus Safety Security Officer Mount St. Clare College City, STATE,

Secured buildings, closed down computer labs, library, and athletic center, wrote parking tickets, enforced campus policies, compiled incident reports for violations, reported fire alarms, evacuated residents during emergencies, and contacted the authorities for any escalating situations.

Expected in 2011
Master of Arts: Criminal Justice
St. Ambrose University - Davenport, Iowa

Graduated with a 3.9/4.0 GPA.

Master's thesis: A Population in Crisis: The Incarcerated Mentally Ill.

Expected in 2003
Correctional Officer Certification: Pre-Service Training
IDOC Training Academy - Springfield , Illinois

Trained in the specific areas of firearms (.38 revolver, 12 gauge shotgun, mini 14 rifle), control tactics, security searches, security threat groups (gangs), self-contained breathing apparatus, chemical agents, riot and hostage situations, use of force, evidence and crime scene protections, report writing, radio communication, use of restraints, bomb threat emergencies, suicide and crisis intervention, and drug awareness training.

Expected in 2003
Bachelor of Arts: Social Justice
Ashford University (Formerly known as Mount St. Clare College) - Clinton, Iowa

Concentration in criminal justice with a minor in psychology.

Graduated Summa Cum Laude with a 3.9/4.0 GPA.

Expected in 2003
: Internship (140 Hours)
Clinton County Sheriff's Department - Clinton , Iowa

Continually observed and assisted in the operations involved with all facets within the department which included: communications, jail, road patrol, investigations, civil process, task force, county attorney, and other administrative areas.

Expected in 2001
Associate of Science: Criminal Justice
Sauk Valley Community College - Dixon , Illinois

Minor in Psychology.

Graduated with a 3.7/4.0 GPA.

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  • St. Ambrose University
  • IDOC Training Academy
  • Ashford University (Formerly known as Mount St. Clare College)
  • Clinton County Sheriff's Department
  • Sauk Valley Community College

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