Fixed Wing Assessment Director Resume Example

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

Obtain a Project Engineer Quality Manager position

-Retiring AF senior leader (Colonel) with 25 years of management experience

- Skilled in coaching, mentoring, and leading team members to solve complex projects

- Courseware development using hierarchy of learning taxonomy Adaptable team builder skilled in program management methods and techniques

-Strategic and operational level planner with global/international perspective

- Established credibility in joint special operations combat aviation and advanced training

- Strategic program assessment and budget analysis subject matter expert

- Experienced briefer and advisor to senior and executive staffs

- USAF Weapons School initial cadre and graduate: Master navigator with 3500 hrs in MC-130

- Highly flexible, organized and skilled at handling multiple tasks and managing priorities in fast-paced, changing environments.

-Decorated military service member transitioning to civilian defense industry. Highly motivated to leverage 25 years of experience and achievements in operations, strategic planning, budget and programming. Expertise in improving efficiency, resolving problems and providing exceptional leadership.

  • Budgeting
  • Upper-level management training
  • Project management
  • [Security level] security clearance
  • Excellent team-builder
  • Strategic planning
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Tactical-level analysis
  • Reconciliation budget management
  • Effective time manager

Steered daily operations in support of $[Amount] million in equipment and supplies domestically and abroad.Spearheaded more than $[Amount] million in new equipment fieldings and force outfitting for soldiers.Led a cross-functional logistics team of [Number] personnel for procurement of essential equipment, supplies and transportation to deployed soldiers in Iraq.

06/2013 to Current
Fixed Wing Assessment Director Quit Genius New York, NY,
  • Developed Special Operations Command $41B five year budget by balancing existing programs and new initiatives in declining budget environment.
  • Analyzed 245 programs for risk to mission accomplishment vs commanders' vision.
  • Realigned $1B from lower priority programs to commanders' initiatives maintaining balanced budget.
  • Annually assessed special operations manned/unmanned fixed wing and tilt rotor aircraft, simulators, and global infrastructure for funding excesses or shortfalls in mobility, strike, intelligence surveillance and reconnaissance capability areas.
  • SOF forces fully resourced and equipped for mission activities.
  • Chief, Programs Division, Headquarters Air Force Special Operations Command (HQ AFSOC).
  • Managed [Number] [Job Title 1] and [Job Title 2] staff.Reviewed and corrected budget estimates and proposals for completeness, accuracy and conformance with established regulations.
01/2011 to 06/2013
Chief Programs Division HQ Air Force Special Operations City, STATE,
  • Led division responsible for programing, planning, force structure, basing, and policy for 12,000+ personnel with a $4B annual expenditure.
  • Built USSOCOM and AF funding programs for HQ AFSOC.
  • Front line units fully funded to execute national wartime missions.
  • Analyzed and programed AFSOC ATARS training program including aircraft simulators and instruction services.
  • Funded simulator upgrades, sustainment and instructor services improving capability and capacity.
  • Implemented measures to ensure all programming products delivered to USSOCOM and HQ USAF met quality minimums.
  • Planned the process, provided resources, assigned responsibility, trained people, controlled products, identified stakeholders, monitored and controlled processes, and reviewed with higher management.
05/2004 to 08/2008
Chief Strategic Planning HQ Air Force Special Operations Commnad City, STATE,
  • Led AFSOC strategic planning team integrating USAF and USSOCOM visions/strategies.
  • Led 200+ subject matter experts in capability assessment across seven core missions to create 25 year strategic plan.
  • Focused limited resources to most vital aircraft acquisitions.
  • Advised commander on doctrine changes, new concepts, wargaming, and lessons learned processes.
  • Application of lessons learned increased deployed airmen efficiency over 18%.
2003 to 05/2004
Director of Operations 14 WPS City, STATE,
  • Created premier tactical flying training unit from scratch in one year.
  • Directed all facets of flying training operations and academic instruction for USAF's premier SOF weapons school.
  • Developed, executed, and revised curriculum and flying training profiles using quality assurance methods for services.
  • Graduated the first 24 Air Force Special Operations Weapons Officers with immediate success in combat missions.
  • Assumed command during absence of squadron commander balancing operations officer responsibilities with commander responsibilities: strategy, budget, mentorship.
  • Chief, Standardization/Evaluation, 17th Special Operations Squadron, Kadena AFB, Okinawa Japan.
06/1997 to 05/2000
Chief Standardization & Evaluation 17 Special Operations Squadron City, STATE,
  • Ensured unit maintained standards for constant combat readiness for deployment on special operations missions.
  • Established a monthly basic and tactical qualification training program increasing aircrew evaluation scores by 11%.
  • Mission commander for multiple Pacific region deployments.
  • Met 100% unit and host nation training requirements improving joint and partner nation capabilities.
Expected in 2006
Certificate of Completion: Operational Art
Air War College - Montgomery, AL
Expected in 1999
Masters of Political Science: International Relations
Troy University - Montgomery, AL

International Relations

Expected in 1989
Bachelor of Science: Mechanical Engineering Technology
Texas Tech University Lubbock TX - Lubbock, TX

Mechanical Engineering Technology

Expected in 1 2010
Joint Special Operations University Executive Staff Education Program Course, 2013 Safety and Accident Board President Course:
- ,
GPA: South Central Asia Course, Middle East Orientation Course, 2008 Defense Acquisition University acquisition 101 and system engineering 101
South Central Asia Course, Middle East Orientation Course, 2008 Defense Acquisition University acquisition 101 and system engineering 101
Expected in 1 2002
USAF Weapons School Instructor Course:
- ,
Joint Special Operations Task Force Course (SOF command/control), 2001 Proficient in German: Defense Language Proficiency Test 3/2

Budgeting, German, Weapons School Instructor, programming, Strategic planning

Additional Information
  • Security Clearance: Top Secret, Special Compartmentalized Information (current to 2/2019)

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School Attended
  • Air War College
  • Troy University
  • Texas Tech University Lubbock TX
Job Titles Held:
  • Fixed Wing Assessment Director
  • Chief Programs Division
  • Chief Strategic Planning
  • Director of Operations
  • Chief Standardization & Evaluation
  • Certificate of Completion
  • Masters of Political Science
  • Bachelor of Science
  • Joint Special Operations University Executive Staff Education Program Course, 2013 Safety and Accident Board President Course
  • USAF Weapons School Instructor Course

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