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

Director of Talent Development responsive to organizational goals and professional aspirations. Fostering learner understanding that translates into practical achievement in the marketplace. By formulating comprehensive instructional experiences, diverse methods for learning support both professional development and business strategies. Offering high-energy, results-oriented leader whose solid experience managing all levels of multiple assignments consistently provides on time delivery.

; where leadership and collaboration engage comprehensive issues to enact strategic goals. And best practices are adapted through intellectual and cultural understanding. Dissertation On New Rhetoric, John Henry Newman and the Language of Metaphors: Implications for Branding Higher Education

A critical thinker Adeptly manages multiple tasks with on time delivery Contributes to social goods based upon enactment of values and knowledge Professional Interests Effective communication in the marketplace with attention to the unifying role of metaphor to influence: human development, social responsibility, codes of conduct, justice issues, as well as the meaning and value of knowledge Educational process as both a collaborative and personal engagement of ideas along with actions requiring ongoing reflection for learner centric development Multiple perspectives (i.e. phenomenology, hermeneutics, epistemology, and ontology) for putting theory into practice and ideas into reality The study of verbal and symbolic communication as a process for inquiry, argument, and action Interpretive theory as a constructive framework for exegesis by articulating philosophical foundations associated historical events and social values. A method for substantiating theory and forming viable contemporary implications

Skill Highlights
  • Curriculum planning
  • Staff development and motivation
  • Instructional analysis
  • Professional leadership
  • Written Communication
  • Public Speaking
  • Marketing and presentations
  • Research and report oriented
  • Time and Resource Optimization
  • Public relations
  • Total quality management
  • Technologically Competent
Core Accomplishments
  • University Instructor:
  • Taught courses in Public Speaking, Business Communication, Presentation, and Interpersonal Communication for classroom and on-line learners to demonstrateprofessional skills.
  • Graduate Researcher and Publisher:
  • Successfully completed Doctor of Philosophy program in communication and rhetorical studies with a dissertation in integrated marketing. Also, granted two separate research scholarships at the National Newman Institute that resulted in the publication of a thesis on interpersonal communication and another on organizational communication. Also, delivered oral presentations at professional conferences on the east coast.
  • School Administrator:
  • Directed the staff, students, and parents of a private Kindergarten through grade eight elementary school while promoting enrollment, fiscal responsibility, facility management, labor negotiations, performance analysis, public relations, and staff development.
  • Regularly participates in ongoing professional development Educational Administration Experience Elementary School Principal, St.
  • Patrick's, Canonsburg, PA 1994 - 1998 Provides leadership in developing philosophy, goals, and objectives of school Encourages interaction between and among faculty; collaborates with students and parents Establishes and participates in long range planning Fosters positive public relations and a climate conducive to the development of spiritual, personal, and professional growth Organizes and implements new programs K - 12 Student Instruction Elementary School Teacher (Atco, New Jersey; Philadelphia and Pittsburgh, PA) 1987 - 1994 Coordinates and supervises extra-curricular activities Leads service learning partnerships with local community Promotes a creative and cooperative learning environment Offers generous support interpersonally, as well as to the organization Establishes positive relationships with civic community High energy, motivational instructor Attentive to the physical, intellectual, and emotional needs of students 2005 Butler Museum of American Art, Salem, Ohio (juried entry) Community Service Parish Pastoral Council (Sts.
  • John and Paul, Franklin Park/ Marshal Township); Lector; Eucharistic Minister; Catechist; Girl Scouts; Landscape and Garden Committee; Middle School Summer Program; Senior Connection; Swim Club Generous with time and talents Exemplifies stewardship both in the workplace and community Letters of Recommendation Aimee-Marie Dorsten, Ph.D., Point Park University, Department of Communication,, XXX-392-4743 Linda Shifino, Ph.D., Carlow University, Department for Social Change, Department Chair,, XXX-683-2996 Ronald Arnett, Ph.D., Duquesne University, Department of Communication and Rhetorical Studies, Chair,, XXX-396-6446 Calvin Troup, Ph.D., Duquesne University, Department of Communication and Rhetorical Studies, Dissertation Director,, XXX-396-6444 Janie Harden Fritz, Ph.D., Duquesne University, Department of Communication and Rhetorical Studies, Professor,, XXX-396-6558 Reverand Joseph Mele, Ph.D., Diocese of Pittsburgh, Secretary for Leadership Development,.
Professional Experience
2009 to 11/2015
Instructor Centura Health Salida, CO,

Managed diverse learning experiences for adult learners in the classroom and on-line. Provided additional support and helpful feedback according to learner needs while enabling student success .

05/1994 to 05/1998
School Administrator Diocese Of Pittsburgh City, STATE,

Directed staff, students, and parents towards educational goals by responsibly implementing strategic programs, closely monitoring progress, and providing ongoing development to ensure institutional vitality in 2016.

07/1987 to 04/2008
Elementary and High School Instructor Diocese Of Pittsburgh City, STATE,

Mentored students in grades kindergarten through twelve in public and private institutions. Met and often exceeded academic expectations while providing comprehensive learning experiences to facilitate human development.

Expected in Fall 2012
Doctor of Philosophy: Humanities
Duquesne University - Pittsburgh, PA

Communication and Rhetorical Studies

Course work in Crisis Management, Integrated Marketing Communication, Public Relations, Interpersonal Communication, Organizational Identity, Ethical Communication, knowledge theories and instruction.

Expected in 1993
Select One:
Duquesne University - Pittsburgh,

Course work in

Certification as Elementary School Principal in the state of Pennsylvania. Also, Microsoft Office certified in .

Expected in 1991
Bachelor of Arts: Liberal Arts
Immaculata University - Philadelphia, PA

Elementary Education

Course work in

Certification as an Elementary Instructor in the state of Pennsylvania

Expected in Spring 1993
Master of Science: Education
Duquesne University - ,
Education And Pennsylvania Principal Certificate
Expected in Spring 1991
Bachelor of Arts:
Immaculata University - ,
Expected in
a Global Perspective, Inaugural International Conference on Education in Ethics, Duquesne University, John Henry Newman and the Rhetoric of Ethical Knowledge in Liberal Arts Education:
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June 2013 "Realizing Newman's Influence Upon Contemporary Human Affairs: Speaking to the Organization" and part two "Speaking to Interpersonal Communication" Completed at the National Institute for Newman Studies in Oakland, PA) Teaching Positions Point Park University, Department of Communication, Fall 2015, Oral Communication and Presentation, COMM DF and EA Spring 2015, Oral Communication and Presentation, SP101 Carlow University, Department for Social Development and Change, Spring 2014, Presentation and Argumentation, CC 101 DH and CAP Duquesne University, Department of Communication and Rhetorical Studies Fall 2011, Public Speaking: Faith and Reason, 102 Spring 2011, Interpersonal Communication, 103 Fall 2010, Business and Professional Communication: Adhering to Forms and Conventions, 202 Spring 2010, Public Speaking: Faith and Reason, 102 Fall 2009, Business and Professional Communication: Adhering to Forms and Conventions, 202 Spring 2009, Public Speaking: Faith and Reason, 102 Responsibly practices best teaching methods Facilitates learning through invitation, encouragement, and challenge Consistently provides clear expectations and constructive feedback Research Interests My study of John Henry Newman's scholarship focuses upon his theory of language as a model for promoting effective communication in the marketplace. Based upon philosophical and rhetorical traditions this constructive perspective informs contemporary issues including promoting employee development and driving business strategies. Practical implications apply to talent management, integrated marketing communication, crisis management, employee relations, organizational identity, and public relations. Scholarly Presentations and Publications April 2013, "Confluence" Eastern Communication Association Annual Convention Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, "Applying Newman's Theory to IMC" May 2012, Ethics Education in October 2011, Semiotic Society of America, 36th Annual Meeting, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, In Consideration of Mumford: Man and the Machine, a Semiotic Enterprise June 2010, "Communication as Loving Struggle: Love, Family, and Social Responsibility in the Technological Age" 11th National Communication Ethics Conference, Foundations in Oikonomike; And the Juxtaposition of Justice and Wealth April 2010, "Charting a Course: Meeting New Horizons" Communication Association 101st Annual Convention, Imagery as Signs: A Visual Rhetorical Metaphor October 2009, "The Organizational Neighborhood in Flux" Pennsylvania Communication Association Annual Convention, Emphasizing Social Responsibility: Historical Implications for Stewardship and Bildung in Public Relations Papers: Hermeneutic Phenomenology as it informs the Dialectical Meaning of Scholarship", Spring 2011; "An Evolution in Education: Paideia", Spring 2010; "Knowledge: Scholarly Publication and the Serials Crisis", Spring 2010; "The Public Face as Response-able: Integrating Goffman and Interpersonal Communication Studies", Fall 2010; "Perspectives that Ethically Inform: Meaningfulness in regards to Codes of Conduct", Fall 2010; "A Universal Language: Communicating the Message of Solidarity", Spring 2009 Exhibits a comprehensive dedication to learning processes Collaborates with colleagues to develop topics of interest

Parish Pastoral Council, Professional Organizations, Paint with watercolors, Piano, Snow skiing, World travel, Volunteer Girl Scouts of America, Landscape and Garden Committee.

Professional Affiliations
National Communication Association member since Fall 2008 Pennsylvania Communication Association member since Fall 2008 Eastern Communication Association member since Fall 2008 Semiotic Society of America member since Fall 2011 The Religious Communication Association Spring 2013
Additional Information
  • Research Grants May - June 2014 "Soul Discovery: Principles for Intellectual and Spiritual Development
  • Salary and benefits negotiable.

Arts, business strategies, Interpersonal Communication, Oral Communication, crisis management, driving, employee relations, Forms, marketing communication, Enterprise, Organizational, Presentations, processes, Public Relations, Public Speaking, Speaking, Publications, Publication, Research, Teaching, employee development

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School Attended

  • Duquesne University
  • Duquesne University
  • Immaculata University
  • Duquesne University
  • Immaculata University

Job Titles Held:

  • Instructor
  • School Administrator
  • Elementary and High School Instructor


  • Doctor of Philosophy
  • Select One
  • Bachelor of Arts
  • Master of Science
  • Bachelor of Arts
  • a Global Perspective, Inaugural International Conference on Education in Ethics, Duquesne University, John Henry Newman and the Rhetoric of Ethical Knowledge in Liberal Arts Education

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