Jessica Claire
  • Montgomery Street, San Francisco, CA 94105 609 Johnson Ave., 49204, Tulsa, OK
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Executive Profile

Education and project management consultant with a career path that emphasizes strategy and development. Throughout my career, my passion has been supporting high-level influencer's in educational and youth-serving non-profit organizations in both strategic and tactical decision-making. I have worked in high-performance and high impact educational organizations for 15 years. I am an effective motivator and results oriented leader with a passion for excellence and working with diverse individuals. I have superior cross-functional and remote team communication skills, and am committed to follow through on all challenges for ultimate organization success.

Skill Highlights
  • Project Management
  • Social Entrepreneurship
  • Service Quality Improvement
  • Budgeting
  • Change Management
  • Facilitation, Training, and Instructional Design
  • Hard-worker
  • Fast Learner
  • Business and Strategic Planning
  • Cultural Competency
  • Knowledge Management Systems Design and Implementation
Core Accomplishments
  • US Army Veteran. Logistics and Supply Specialist. Honorably Discharged.
  • Scrum Agile Expert Certified. Understands Agile philosophy and practices including Scrum, Kanban, DSDM, Crystal, XP, and FDD; Has a working knowledge of the various Agile and Lean project management methodologies; Has ability to compare and choose which methodology would be appropriate in a given situation.
  • PMP. Application in process.
Professional Experience
Owner/Principle Consultant , 04/2013 - Current
St. Louis Community College Saint Louis, MO,
  • Manages a portfolio of higher education, youth and family-serving non-profit clients.
  • Provides development, IT strategy and knowledge management systems consultation, advice and implementation.
  • Provides operational workflow support, project planning, project management, management training, and technical writing of grant proposals, reports, press kits and master economic development plans.
Continuing Education Instructor, 2013 - 05/2015
Cleveland-Cliffs Inc. Cleveland, OH,
  • Consistently receives high evaluation ratings by CT State Employees and professional students for personal leadership and productivity courses.
  • Provides instruction in Traditional and Waterfall Project Management methods.
  • Uses ADDIE instructional design method to roll out continuing education courses that meet the needs of adult learners.
Project Manager, 05/2005 - 10/2011
Cornell University Library City, STATE,
  • Developed and directed 6-year $1.225 million grant program designed to teach library and IT staff at 25 colleges and universities skills consistent with meeting needs of 21st century learners.
  • Led team of project staff and a consultant to design a sustainable business model for grant partner organization. Conducted business planning activities. Facilitated strategy sessions with high-level directors and influencer's across multiple educational organizations. Developed financial models.
  • Managed both on location and remote grant project staff. Developed communication plans. Oversaw project team tasks and schedule. Managed vendors. Implemented dashboard task and resource management system.
  • Administered, managed and successfully closed grant program budget. Managed estimated versus actual budget. Reviewed and edited budget reports in collaboration with Financial Specialist.
  • Submitted reports and final deliverables aligned with sponsor requirements.
  • Developed training program for IT and Library staff in digital preservation tools and techniques.
  • Traveled to partner institutions to provide workflow support and acquire resources in support of local institutional preservation program implementation.
  • Designed quality management plan. Reviewed project quality based on plan requirements.
Assistant Librarian to Director of Distributed Learning, 07/2001 - 05/2005
Cornell University Library City, STATE,
  • Researched effective delivery models for consultation services, including marketing, production, intellectual property, and service quality evaluation methods in support of DCAPS.
  • Prepared background reports, summaries, and documentation for Director of Distributed Learning.
  • Designed and managed 6-week intensive summer youth educational program.
Course: Management Consulting, Expected in 2008
Cornell University Johnson School of Management - Ithaca, NY
Course: Financial Accounting, Expected in 2007
Cornell University Johnson School of Management - Ithaca, NY
MLIS: Library and Information Science, Expected in 2001
University of Pittsburgh - Pittsburgh, PA

MEd: Education, Expected in 2000
Northwestern State University - Natchitoches, LA

Bachelor of Arts: Theater, Expected in 1999
Northwestern State University - Natchitoches, LA
Additional Information
  • 2015 Secretary. Hartford Commission on Art and Cultural Affairs.
  • 2007 FRYE Institute Fellowship. Council on Library and Information Resources/Emory University.
  • March 2006 Library Journal Mover and Shaker. Recognizes leaders in the library and information science field.
  • 2006 Co-writer and co-designer of successful Rockefeller Foundation $63,000 Grant program to create an after-school music production studio and educational program for at-risk youth at the Southside Community Center in Ithaca, NY.
Computer Skills
  • MS Office Suite
  • MS Project
  • Adobe CS
  • SharePoint

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  • Cornell University Johnson School of Management
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  • University of Pittsburgh
  • Northwestern State University
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