Jessica Claire
, , 100 Montgomery St. 10th Floor
Home: (555) 432-1000 - Cell: - - -

Certified Project Management Professional (PMP) with 7+ years experience in Startups, Education and Non-profit spaces, high volume recruiting and supervising teams of students, staff and volunteers. Passionate about Diversity, Equity and Inclusion in the workplace and organizational change management.

  • Relationship building
  • Recruitment Manager
  • Supervision
  • Critical thinking
  • Project management
  • Communication
10/2019 to 12/2020
Director of Special Projects Massachusetts Institute Of Technology Boston, MA,
  • Spearheaded student recruitment process to virtually recruit 2 new school partners and served 300+ students virtually during the Covid-19 pandemic.
  • Chartered a Listening Tour to 8 partner organizations to identify recruitment best practices. Examined data and redesigned recruitment systems to support growth goals to triple enrollment and expand to a third location
  • Decreased time to enroll by 25% through the creation of student recruitment dashboards and automated backend process steps in Salesforce
  • Launched a global community centric framework to build student voice into the organization through the creation of a research based proposal. Proposal is scheduled to be presented at the SREE 2021 Conference
  • Invented the Alumni Ambassador role to incorporate students into high level decision making. Hired and supervised 2 Alumni Ambassadors and influenced the 2021-2022 Strategic Plan by incorporating a student-informed perspective
  • Partnered with NBA and Converse to produce a student designed jersey that will be worn by players in the 2022 NBA All Star Celebrity Game
  • Identified foundational tenets for organizational learning and excellence so to build a culture of achievement while outlining a strong community culture based in core values
12/2017 to 10/2019
Entrepreneurship Education Manager The Possible Project, Cambridge City, STATE,
  • Increased number of total students served to from 60 to 600 through redesigned recruitment systems and trained a cross-functional team of 14 across 2 program sites in systems
  • Consulted with 10 School Leadership Teams to build custom recruitment plans and became the largest after school program in Cambridge and expanded into a L4 BPS school
  • Improved quality of hire with comprehensive job descriptions and innovative interview strategies that incorporated students in the process
  • Hired and supervised 8 Entrepreneurship Educators, overseeing work and optimizing performance across 2 sites to provide programming to 450 students in a year
  • Built a research based educator coaching program that defined teaching and learning best practice. Coaching cycle was approved by Executive Program Committee
  • Offered specific training workshops to help educators increase student retention and improve inclusive classroom management practices. Increased annual student retention average to 82% where national average for after school programs falls below 50%
  • Identified key skill gaps in curriculum and oversaw the incorporation of design thinking into lesson plans to develop social emotional skills
  • Monitored costs to map and maintain a $1M budget across Education Department to support strategic initiatives
01/2016 to 12/2017
Entrepreneurship Education Coordinator The Possible Project City, STATE,
  • Oversaw volunteer orientation and events that connected 50+ volunteers to students mentees
  • Served as liaison with 5 school partners to launch custom recruitment strategies and expand brand presence and increase headcount
  • Interpreted Harvard PEAR assessment results to inform curriculum development opportunity and support logic model outcomes
09/2014 to 01/2016
Entrepreneurship Education Associate The Possible Project City, STATE,
  • Delivered instruction to cohorts of 25 and supported students in the development of business ventures
  • Developed Student Marketplace that became a milestone event and provided real world opportunity for students to connect with customers
Expected in 01/2014
Bachelor of Arts: Human Services And Sociology
Northeastern University - Boston, MA,
  • Cum laude graduate
  • Americorp Student Leader in Service
  • Recipient of the Patriotic Employer Award (National Guard)
  • Media Appearance
  • Certified Project Management Professional (PMP), Project Management Institute - 2021

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