Cosmetology Instructor Resume Example

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Jessica Claire
, , 100 Montgomery St. 10th Floor (555) 432-1000,
Professional Summary

Dedicated Cosmetology Instructor and Salon Owner with 2 1/2 years of educator experience and 8 years of salon ownership experience, well-versed in customer care, effective communication, and business management. A critical-thinker with the ability to administer appropriate solutions in a timely manner with a calm, clear demeanor, carrying out duties with effectiveness and determination. Collaborative leader with dedication to partnering with coworkers to promote engaged, empowering work culture. Documented strengths in building and maintaining relationships with students and guests in fast-paced, vocational training setting. Cosmetology License - May '13. Cosmetology Instructor License - Nov '19.


Helped to create and facilitate a Cosmetology Instructor program at the Louisiana Correctional Institution for Women.

  • Collaborated with team of 4 offenders in the development of a Cosmetology program at the correctional institute
  • Coordinated the use of tools and products under severely restricted circumstances
  • Facilitated the instructor course mandated by the state of Louisiana
  • Worked alongside the existing education administration team at L.C.I.W.
  • Worked directly with the Louisiana State Board of Cosmetology to ensure the licensing process of the offenders was carried out
  • Lesson planning knowledge
  • Salon administration understanding
  • Cosmetology vocational training
  • Louisiana Cosmetology licensing exam preparation expert
  • Progress tracking
  • Performance evaluation
  • Curriculum Development
  • Leadership
  • Interpersonal Communication
  • Verbal and written communication
  • Adaptability
  • Staff Management
  • Sales and marketing
  • Coaching and mentoring
  • Operations management
Work History
09/2018 to Current Cosmetology Instructor Lincoln Tech | Denver, CO,
  • Planned both theory and practical lesson plans for students.
  • Followed curriculum accurately with detailed lesson plans.
  • Conducted practice exams for students including both theoretical and practical sections.
  • Maintained documentation on educational services and tracked students' progress to gauge overall success of learning program.
  • Supervised and monitored students' use of tools and equipment.
  • Presented lectures and conducted discussions to increase students' knowledge and competence using visual aids such as graphs, charts and slides.
  • Provided instructional handouts, texts, audiovisual aids and other materials to facilitate learning.
  • Observed and evaluated students' work to determine progress, provide feedback and make suggestions for improvement.
  • Imparted the importance of retail sales and providing luxurious customer service to students
  • Provided detailed instruction and role modeling for acceptable social and work-related behaviors.
  • Assisted program participants with achieving career and learning goals.
  • Prepared a variety of different written communications, reports and documents to ensure smooth operations.
12/2013 to Current Glam R Us Hair Studio Moffatt & Nichol | Savannah, GA,
  • Suggested treatments and styles to suit customer appearance and fashion choices.
  • Scheduled customer appointments and rearranged individual time slots to meet demand.
  • Completed wet styling, thermal styling, permanent waving and hair relaxing services.
  • Created memorable customer experiences
  • Counted and documented opening and closing cash amounts daily.
  • Completed in-home and hospital services for elderly and/or terminally ill clients unable to travel to salon.
  • Processed payments, entering sales in register for prompt customer service.
  • Mixed pigments and used proper techniques to achieve desired color.
  • Determined appropriate hair treatments based on conditions and textures.
  • Educated customers on products to maximize benefits.
  • Completed safety training and certifications to minimize risk of infection or injury to customers.
  • Designed individualized plans to assist customers in healing damaged or dry hair.
  • Organized sales area and work station to showcase products and boost sales.
  • Resolved guest complaints about service or style.
  • Recorded notes for future reference, including customer preferences and services delivered.
01/2014 to 07/2018 Office Administrator 4th Sector Solutions | City, STATE,
  • Kept accounts and records current by actively pursuing error resolutions and independently correcting problems.
  • Interacted with customers by phone, email or in-person to provide information.
  • Applied advanced administrative and analytical skills in overseeing day-to-day operational activities.
  • Teamed with leaders across all departments to meet deadlines and establish culture of cross-functional collaboration.
  • Assisted in training temporary employees for special projects.
  • Prepared meeting materials and took clear notes to distribute to stakeholders.
  • Facilitated office productivity, coordinating personnel schedules, quality assurance and procedural improvements.
  • Tracked office supplies and restocked low items to keep team members on-task and productive.
  • Assisted with coordination and hosting of company events.
  • Booked flights, car rentals and hotel accommodations for business travel for company's CEO.
  • Answered multi-line phone system, routing calls, delivering messages to staff and greeting visitors.
  • Produced high-quality documents, spreadsheets and presentations for internal and customer-facing needs.
  • Reported on daily office activities to help managers stay on top of conditions and make proactive decisions.
  • Assisted upper management by coordinating travel plans, coordinating special event and taking meeting minutes.
  • Kept detailed records of supplies and office equipment use to budget and make orders for new supplies.
Expected in Bachelor of Arts | English Language And Literature Southern University And A & M College, Baton Rouge, LA GPA:
  • Member of National Honor's Society
  • Dean's List
  • Association of Campus Ambassadors
  • Received TOPS Honors Award scholarship
  • Received Young Artists of Baton Rouge scholarship
Expected in 12/2018 Associate of Arts | Cosmetology Education Aveda Arts And Science Institute , Baton Rouge, LA, GPA:
Expected in 05/2012 Associate of Arts | Cosmetology Remington College - Baton Rouge, Baton Rouge, LA GPA:
Expected in 05/2001 High School Diploma | Tara High School, Baton Rouge, GPA:
  • Completed D.E.C.A program - an on-the-job training program designed to give high school seniors an opportunity to work in the field of their choice while finishing their diploma requirements
  • Member of Key Club
  • Member of Beta Club
  • Founder of R.A.P. (Read Aloud Please) Club - a club designed to push the importance of reading early and creating a love of books, poetry, and language in elementary-aged students

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School Attended
  • Southern University And A & M College
  • Aveda Arts And Science Institute
  • Remington College - Baton Rouge
  • Tara High School
Job Titles Held:
  • Cosmetology Instructor
  • Glam R Us Hair Studio
  • Office Administrator
  • Bachelor of Arts
  • Associate of Arts
  • Associate of Arts
  • High School Diploma

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