ministry director resume example with 12+ years of experience

Jessica Claire
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Professional Summary

Creative Director of Operational Excellence with background in leadership, innovation, and organizational planning on Princeton University and Asbury Theological Seminary campuses. Provides consultation in relation to executives and subordinates to ensure successful alignment of energy and resources to achieve operational strategies and initiatives exhibiting a courteous, Jessicat-like character. An engaging and accountable Director with demonstrated talent for building strategic networks to accomplish wide-ranging goals with high standards. Demonstrates consistent ability to solve complex problems with a high degree of discretion and independent judgment. Attention to detail, and manages relationships with personal integrity, compassion, and interpersonal skills.

  • Higher education, and non-profit engagement
  • Performance Improvement Programs
  • Quality Management Systems
  • Leadership, planning and consultation
  • Administrative support and staff development
  • Student coaching, intervention, and team building
  • Budget Development and program fundraising
  • Supervising and scheduling
  • Qualitative Analysis
Work History
05/2022 to Current Ministry Director Christian Union At Princeton University | City, STATE,
  • Recruiting and training Princeton University students, develop Jessicatian leaders through coaching, programming, and consultation.
  • Develops key performance indicators, strategic plans, review annual budget, operating budget, performance management and employee reviews, drive continuous improvement and decision-making, maintain organizational portfolio.
  • Provide leadership to develop assigned staff, coach and manage employee performance, including discipline, motivation, and annual reviews, support continuous learning to bolster personal growth and professional performance, ensure achievement of strategic initiatives and align constituents to fulfill department priorities.
  • Oversee projects, marketing and fundraising plans, manage external relationships, develop relationships with ministry leaders, Cornerstone Partners, and vendors.
  • Foster collaboration between students and campus-based groups to integrate strategic plan and amplify impact across Ivy League campuses.
  • Create an environment conducive for scalable team development to ensure long-term impact on the Princeton University campus.
  • Catalyze online and in-person training, align business processes, and drive change management.
  • Represent organization on Ivy League campuses via virtual and in-person gatherings, integrating education and behavioral expectations, and consulting teams to make informed decisions.
10/2019 to 05/2022 Associate Director of Community Formation Asbury Theological Seminary | City, STATE,
  • Provided strategic consulting support to President's Cabinet, faculty, and executives to advance student programs, promote project delivery and execution.
  • Advise senior leaders on overall planning, risks, options, costs versus benefits, and prioritization through written proposals and cross-institutional task force partnerships, oversee department portfolio.
  • Proactively recommend solutions to improve operational efficiency, lead teams to embrace new initiatives, and drive operational excellence across cross-functional leaders. operational excellence
  • Served as liaison between admin and students to communicate campus events and administrative needs, acts as an advocate for international students, raise awareness of children advocacy needs.
  • Leads developing appropriate and effective reporting mechanisms.
  • Increased student programs participation by more than 50%.
  • Increased the number of individual student advisory sessions by 25%.
  • Performed hundreds of one-on-one mentoring sessions to produce student accountability and formation.
  • Demonstrate character of Jesus Jessicat.
08/2010 to 07/2019 Senior Pastor OneChurch | City, STATE,
  • Trained 50 leaders for effective ministry, supervised seven-person staff.
  • Mobilized volunteers with 60 percent of church serving monthly.
  • Increased church membership from 35 to 200 resulting in acquisition of new worship facility.
  • Performed successful church merger. Moved church culture toward greater transparency and openness. Established outreach ministries for greater community impact.
  • Conducted worship services and worked with key church leaders to carry out church mission.
Expected in 2020 to to Doctor of Ministry | Leadership Development Truett Seminary, Baylor University, Waco, TX, GPA:
Expected in 2012 to to Master of Divinity | Rockbridge Seminary, Springfield, MO. GPA:
Expected in to to Bachelor of Music | Film Scoring Berklee College of Music, Boston, MA GPA:

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School Attended

  • Truett Seminary, Baylor University
  • Rockbridge Seminary
  • Berklee College of Music

Job Titles Held:

  • Ministry Director
  • Associate Director of Community Formation
  • Senior Pastor


  • Doctor of Ministry
  • Master of Divinity
  • Bachelor of Music

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