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Jessica Claire
, , 609 Johnson Ave., 49204, Tulsa, OK 100 Montgomery St. 10th Floor
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Professional Summary

Student first educational leader. Fiscal manager with experience in budget development and grant writing. Strong Inclusion and equality advocate. Intrusive advising experience along with career development. Experience in student transition, both secondary and post-secondary. Strategic Data analysis experience. Program Evaluation development experience. Post-Secondary Teaching experience.

  • Inter-department collaboration
  • Personnel training and development
  • Black Student Alliance Student Advisor
  • Student-Centered Professional
  • Budget Development
  • Monthly, Quarterly and Annually Report Development
  • Leadership Development
  • Background in Grant Writing
  • Background in Program Evaluation
Work History
09/2017 to Current
Director of TRIO Services-TRIO Fcb Global Yonkers, NY,
  • Promote and teach student self-advocacy
  • 100% Secondary Graduation rate
  • 85% Post-Secondary Retention Rate
  • 80% Post-Secondary Persistence rate
  • Facilitate collaborative communication with stakeholders regarding TRIO Program’s operations and goals and needs of SSS and Upward Bound participants,
  • Evaluate program functions, manage all administrative tasks and operations to comply with program requirements,.
  • Assure programs are organized, monitored, and managed to meet goals and objectives.
  • Design, develop and direct all facets of Trio programs under policies and procedures.
  • Ensure compliance with U.S. Department of Education program guidelines and specific requirements contained in Highland Community college grant proposals,
  • Report data as needed and required, track expenditures and and financial records in accordance with federal guidelines.
  • Ensure all student records are complete, current, and confidential.
  • Prepare federal reports and continuation proposal
  • Establish and maintain close working relationships with various college representatives, federal government (Department of Education), target schools’ faculty and administrators, and community agencies.
  • Assure development and operation of effective tracking and monitoring system for TRIO Programs.
  • Collaborate with Marketing, Admissions, Registrar, Financial Aid, Enrollment Management and Services, and Institutional Research, to ensure that all required tracking and monitoring systems are maintained and fully utilized.
  • Document progress of TRIO Programs in achieving its funded objectives by coordination and evaluation of project.
  • Develop competent and effective staff by recruiting, selecting, training, supervising, and evaluating staff members in compliance with colleges established Affirmative Action/Equal Employment Opportunity policies.
  • Facilitate development of activities and programs designed to encourage underrepresented populations to overcome barriers to postsecondary education
  • Facilitates work environment that encourages knowledge of, respect for, and development of skills to engage with those of other cultures or backgrounds
02/2012 to 09/2017
Director of Student Support Services-TRIO Cort Business Services Carol Stream, IL,
  • Direct all operational and administrative functions of TRIO Student Support Services project
  • Oversee maintenance of accurate budget records to ensure compliance with college and federal guidelines
  • Complete and submit annual performance report to Department of Education
  • Manage day-to-day activities of project, supervise staff, and lead TRIO student retention strategies
  • Coordinate data collection and reporting with Office of Institutional Research and Effectiveness
  • Implement ongoing evaluation to ensure program modifications are made
  • Develop project reports and communicate progress across HCC to faculty, staff
12/2005 to 02/2012
Project Coordinator TRIO, Highland Community College City, STATE,
  • Provide intrusive academic advising, mentor undergraduate students placed on academic probation
  • Monitor student academic progress and referred students who were under performing.
  • Coordinate collaborative efforts between TRIO and College programs that provide services to participants.
  • Taught for-credit financial literacy course.
  • Assist in selection of participants.
  • Market and Recruit program to non-participants.
  • Provide academic, personal and career counseling to Trio students.
  • Taught First Year Experience Seminar course (Black Male emphasis)
06/1999 to 10/2005
Employment and Training Coordinator Rockford MELD City, STATE,
  • Coordinated Work-force Investment Act program rules, regulations guidelines and operating procedures.
  • Engaged youth in career counseling and planning
  • Facilitated career competency development training
  • Identified job placement and internship worksites
  • Facilitated and coordinated work youth programs.
Expected in 08/2011
Master of Arts: Organizational Leadership
Judson University - Elgin, IL,

Organizational Leadership- Advanced academic research in Post-Secondary barriers in Retention and Persistence rates among African American Males

  • Thesis: Post-Secondary Black Male Persistent and Retention Rates
Expected in 05/1993
Bachelor of Arts: Human Services
Upper Iowa University - Fayette, IA

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School Attended

  • Judson University
  • Upper Iowa University

Job Titles Held:

  • Director of TRIO Services-TRIO
  • Director of Student Support Services-TRIO
  • Project Coordinator
  • Employment and Training Coordinator


  • Master of Arts
  • Bachelor of Arts

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