instructional specialist resume example with 5+ years of experience

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

Innovative Instructional Specialist enthusiastically pursuing a Program Coordinator role to apply a skill for curriculum development and environmental science demonstrated over four years in academic roles.

  • Wildlife Conservation
  • Skilled in all Microsoft programs
  • Proficient collecting scientific data
  • Public speaking & Presentations
  • Field surveying
  • Environmental assessments
  • Classroom management
  • Technical writing
  • Data collection and analysis
  • Environmental Science
  • Spreadsheet management
  • Office administration
Work History
08/2019 to Current Instructional Specialist Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory | Las Vegas, NV,
  • Planned and implemented 4-H CAPITAL's science curriculum for use in both school and outreach settings
  • Planed, lead, and assisted in after school science classes, youth supervision, behavior management systems, and lessons
  • Communicated and collaborated with other AmeriCorps Members, staff, and school
  • Developed proficiency in teaching and leading groups of youth
  • Assisted in configuring and reporting data for evaluation purposes
  • Gathered, organized, and distributed teaching materials
  • Participated in professional development opportunities such as summer camp planning and wilderness first aid
  • Took care of and monitoring office animals (Lizards, guinea pigs, and rabbits)
  • Took care of and monitored livestock (ie. Goats)
07/2018 to 05/2019 Lead Lemur Trainer & Educator Cal Poly Corp | San Luis Obispo, CA,
  • Created curriculum for educational tours and school field trips in regard to Biology and wildlife management.
  • Educated animal owners regarding feeding, general care, medical conditions and treatment options
  • Led educational talks about Ring Tail Lemurs
  • Led safe animal interactions with guest
  • Coordinated documentation of all treatment activities
  • Treated animals in both routine and emergency situations
  • Developed dietary and nutritional plans to help animals reach and maintain their optimal weight
  • Maintained and reported data on food consumption and general health status
  • Trained and managed a team of four to care for and train Ring Tail Lemurs
  • Trained Ring Tail Lemurs various behaviors
  • Monitored behaviors of lemurs
  • Prepared diets for lemurs
  • Followed strict USDA guidelines for animal care
  • Managed the scheduling of supplies, shipments and orders each week
  • Lead educational interactions with lemurs
  • Conduct different enrichment activities for several species of mammals
  • Managed weekly animal exhibit cleaning schedule
  • Dealt with customer concerns over animal welfare in captivity
12/2017 to 06/2018 Mammal & Bird Keeper Animal World And Snake Farm Zoo | City, STATE,
  • Organized and gave both large and small group presentations, assisted with birthday parties, private showings, outreach programs, and tours.
  • Cared for a wide range of animals, including rodents and exotic birds.
  • Fulfilled numerous training goals including target training, , crate training, scale training, and use of operant conditioning in behavioral training with non human primates
  • Ordered supplies and conducted routine inventories of supplies and equipment.
  • Treated animals in both routine and emergency situations.
    Followed Strict USDA and ZAA regulations.
  • Performed several different exotic animal educational presentations.
  • Prepared and managed Carnivore, Omnivore, and Herbivore Diets.
    Cleaned and Maintained Several Mammal exhibits.
  • Created several enrichment devices for birds and mammals.
    Worked in both contact and non contact animal exhibits.
  • Completed daily medical and husbandry records for each animal and maintained current animal files. Update Enrichment and Training databases daily, or as needed.
  • Developed tour programming to enhance guest experiences.
01/2015 to 05/2017 Research Assistant Biology Department At Tarleton State | City, STATE,
  • Planned, modified and executed research techniques, procedures and tests.
  • Documented procedures and results with a high degree of accuracy and precision.
  • Laid out Sherman traps and Havaharts for the mammal population at the Palo Pinto Mountains.
  • Retrieved traps with mammals.
  • Properly removed mammals from traps.
  • Identified species with a field guide.
  • Collected, prepared and tested wide range of biological samples.
    Recorded data and maintained source documentation following good documentation practices.
  • Performed statistical, qualitative and quantitative analysis.
Expected in 2017 Bachelor of Science | WildLife Biology Tarleton State University, Stephenville, TX GPA:
  • Coursework in Mammalogy, Ornithology, Plant Taxonomy, Ichthyology, Entomology, limnology, Wildlife Biology, Wildlife/Habitat Conservation and Biological Statistics
  • Graduated with Honors
  • Majored in Wildlife Biology.
  • Graduated with 3.7 GPA

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School Attended

  • Tarleton State University

Job Titles Held:

  • Instructional Specialist
  • Lead Lemur Trainer & Educator
  • Mammal & Bird Keeper
  • Research Assistant


  • Bachelor of Science

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