executive director resume example with 17+ years of experience

Jessica Claire
  • Montgomery Street, San Francisco, CA 94105 609 Johnson Ave., 49204, Tulsa, OK
  • Home: (555) 432-1000
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Professional Summary

Driven and focused Executive Director skilled in building relationships and community engagement. Highly experienced in grant writing, fiscal management, and program development and supervision. Eager to bring expertise to challenging new role with XXX.

  • Program leadership
  • Policies and procedures
  • Policy and program development
  • Conflict Resolution
  • Grant writing
Work History
Executive Director, 06/2014 to Current
Shipley EnergyCamp Hill, PA,
  • Promoted the mission of PAVE to the community with successful community outreach, collaborations, and client services.  
  • Coordinated and implemented development programs and training for staff, board members, and community members.  
  • Worked closely with PAVE staff members, organizational leadership, and the board of directors to strategically affect the direction of operations and programs.
  • Gathered statistical data for local, state, and federal grantors to identify areas for improvement and demonstrate growth of programs.
  • Prepared financial statement monthly and provided fiscal management for overall agency budget.  
  • Conducted assessments of client and community needs through interviews, feedback forms, and follow up.  
  • Demonstrated extensive knowledge of domestic violence, sexual violence, abuse and neglect, family disorganization, teen dating violence, and LGBTQ services and programs at the local and state level.   
  • Educated staff on state and federal statutes, rules and regulations governing the delivery of advocacy and human services to include confidentiality requirements.
  • Wrote and monitored all grant proposals to include program and financial management of all funding sources.
  • Maintained collaborations and partnerships with the courts, schools, mental health, and other community organizations to ensure comprehensive care of clients.
  • Created new programs to focus on abuse and neglect, discrimination, elder abuse/aging, domestic and sexual violence, and teen services.  
Lead Social Worker, 09/2013 to 05/2014
HcaScottsdale, AZ,
  • Delivered comprehensive case management services to children, adolescents and families involved with Rock County's Youth Services Center.
  • Prepared and presented oral and written reports for other social work personnel and multidisciplinary team.  
  • Interviewed and evaluated client needs including conducting safety and risk assessments.
  • Referred clients to available community programs and services to meet their needs.  
  • Maintained a caseload with youth and families who presented with personal, family, mental health, and safety needs.
  • Counseled individuals and families regarding mental health and physical and emotional abuse.  
  • Attended court daily with youth facing a variety of issues addressed by the legal system.  
  • Collaborated with the courts, schools, law enforcement and other community providers to address client needs.
  • Developed and managed Rock County's Action Program.
  • Collaborated with direct supervisor and Rock County leadership to determine and reduce risk for youth in Rock County.  
Social Worker, 10/2009 to 09/2013
Lifepoint HospitalsGeorgetown, KY,
  • Conducted initial program assessment and provided counseling based on identified needs.   
  • Developed casework plan with clients to include goals and objectives for court-mandated services.  
  • Provided crisis intervention and counseling to individuals and families.
  • Developed and maintained detailed case records to include reports, chronological entries, forms, and statistical data.
  • Facilitated evidence-based treatment groups specializing in cognitive behavioral interventions.
  • Provided consultation and recommendations to other department social workers and multidisciplinary team.
  • Assisted client families with concerns and emergencies.
  • Communicated and counseled family members in regards to client’s adjustment and/or release planning.
  • Evaluated early release eligibility and made recommendation based on case review.
  • Developed and administered pre-release education and activities with clients and in collaboration with community service providers.
  • Acted as back-up for Infirmary Social Worker to include assessments based on medical and individual needs.
  • Provided service connections and referrals to department resources and community agencies.
  • Acted as department liaison statewide.
Personal Financial Officer , 10/2003 to 10/2009
Landmark Credit UnionCity, STATE,
  • Assessed customer’s financial status and provided recommendation based on needs.
  • Assisted customers in resolving issues and concerns.
  • Answered in-person and telephone inquiries on banking products including checking, savings, loans and lines of credit.
  • Maintained friendly and professional customer interactions.
  • Advised clients on mortgage, educational and personal loans.
  • Participated in staff and product development program through Landmark Credit Union.
  • Maintained up-to-date knowledge of product and service changes.
  • Served as the main liaison between customers and branch management.
  • Upheld banking standards for loans and money handling.
  • Audited bank loans and made recommendations based on assessment.
  • Provided direction and consultation to other employees.  
Master of Arts: Human Services , Expected in 2013 to University of Illinois at Springfield - Springfield, IL
Bachelor of Arts: Human Services , Expected in 2008 to Ottawa University - Brookfield, WI
  • Certified Social Worker 10101-120

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School Attended

  • University of Illinois at Springfield
  • Ottawa University

Job Titles Held:

  • Executive Director
  • Lead Social Worker
  • Social Worker
  • Personal Financial Officer


  • Master of Arts
  • Bachelor of Arts

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