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

Multifaceted curator excellent at selecting exhibition themes and designs. Well-organized and thorough in maintaining catalogs and operating basic records management systems. Offering extensive experience in all subfields of Anthropology.

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Organize, present and communicate messages effectively through design.
  • Ability to work proactively within a team, and on own initiative.
  • Analyzed and filtered through the material, recognize important connections, and present the resulting story in an engaging way.
  • Analyzed data sets using SPSS.
  • Transcribed interview and field notes.
  • Knowledge of historical events and their causes, indicators, and effects on civilizations and cultures.
  • Helped with restoration.
  • Art history
  • Exhibit preparation
  • Museum collections
  • Verbal communication skills
  • Office management
  • Process and procedure development
  • Clerical support
  • Mediation
  • Budget coordination
  • Progress reporting
  • Extremely organized
  • Event execution
  • Staff development
  • Artifact collection and processing
  • Planning and scheduling
  • Network development and administration
  • Business operations
  • System installations
Work History
Curatorial Assistant/Exhibit Researcher/IT Assistant, 06/2008 to 06/2017
Exhibit Of De La CruzCity, STATE,
  • Curatorial paperwork, filing, typing, communicating proficiently to others, helping her in many areas as needed, multi-tasking, being able to handle doing things in a fast pace, adept at managing accounting procedures, using computer programs, organizing the exhibit.
  • Communicated with other individuals and deep historical and arts research to designing venue spaces and creating various marketing pieces to educate and engage visitors.
  • Coordinated and managed logistics related to the installation of the exhibit and return of loaned items; produced exhibition brochure.
  • Organized and installed the exhibit, identified artifacts, the expenses, and considered the relative costs and benefits of exhibit.
  • Received, photographed, cataloged, researched and prepared Native Indian artifacts for display for De La Cruz collection.
Museum Exhibit Curator Assistant/Administrator, 11/2016 to 06/2018
Masters Project Of SaldanaCity, STATE,
  • Making decisions regarding which objects to choose for display, overseeing documentation, conducting research about the history of a collection, and finding packaging for art during transportation.
  • Completed research and academically-focused work, strong communication and writing skills to maintain and update collection.
  • Provided information to and assist students, faculty, staff, the public, and the media on topics relating to collections, research and work of the Museum.
  • Independently oversaw artifacts acquisition, documentation, preservation and interpretation.
  • Assisted in planning, implementation and oversight of Tohono O'odham projects.
  • Maintained art collection record and performed annual inventory of Tohono O'odham collection.
Executive Human Resources Director, 06/2018 to 08/2018
Facility Of Angela FormelozaCity, STATE,
  • Provided consultation to employees and managers regarding HR policies, BP values and behaviors and code of conduct.
  • Promoted to perform a broad range of HR functions, including coordination of performance review process with managers, coaching and counseling mangers and employees on employee relations issues, conducting internal investigations, exit interviews and performing special projects as assigned.
  • Produced various standard and ad hoc reports, including departmental weekly/monthly reports, budgeting expenses, hierarchy changes, bank examiner reports, and audit follow-ups.
  • Created all formal policies, procedures, best practices, and the employee handbook while maintaining legal compliance.
  • Increased employment rate above 45% by creating and maintain a positive work environment.
  • Served as a liaison to employees and managers to provide answers to questions regarding policy and procedure interpretation utilizing HR disciplines and ensuring compliance with all federal, state and local employment laws and statues.
  • Created and compiled reports (both standard and custom) and maintained confidential data related to compensation, benefits, performance and attendance tracking.
  • Implemented new systems, enhancements and applications with responsibility for project management, processes, testing, on-going enhancements, training and tools
Bachelors of Arts: Anthropology, Expected in 12/2018
California State University of San Bernardino - San Bernardino, CA,
Associates: Anthropology and Political Science, Expected in 05/2016
Chaffey Community College - ,
  • Forensic Anthropology Identification Project- Chaffey and CSUSBIdentified traumatic, pathological and occupational markers on skeletons using fundamental forensic anthropology methods.
  • Australopithecus Sediba-CSUSB EvolutionLed a class discussion and presentation on the current updated research in the Australopithecus sediba.
  • Linguistic Project on the Tohono O'odham -Gonzalo SaldanaResearched accurate field notes and reviewed audio notes to transcribe the interviews properly.
  • Knowledge of administrative and clerical procedures and systems such as word processing, managing files and records, stenography and transcription, designing forms, and other office procedures and terminology.
  • Mayan Art Linguistic Project-Chaffey Researched the Mayan culture, and history to identify and translate the pictographs of Pakal the Great on the Mayan Pantheon.
  • Neuroanthropology Empathy Project-Evolution of the Social BrainMirror Neurons when dancing creates an empathetic response from the audience.
Additional Information
  • AWARDS, Dean's Honor list 2018

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  • California State University of San Bernardino
  • Chaffey Community College

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