pastor resume example with 20+ years of experience

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

Accomplished leader with 20 years experience in the non-profit and corporate sector. Highly effective and comfortable working with people at all levels within organizational structure. Also highly capable and successful resolving conflicts while motivating people to work efficiently. Dedicated to bringing organization to the next phase of growth and development. Diligent and motivated to improve processes, streamline operations and maintain excellence in both oral and written communication.

  • Team Leadership
  • Conflict resolution
  • Team player
  • Effective motivator
  • Staff development
  • Strategies and goals
  • Excellent Verbal and written communication
  • Follow-through
  • Promotes positive behavior
  • Staff management
  • Customer relations
  • Planning and execution
  • Inspirational leadership
  • Strong communicator
  • Coaching and counseling
  • Public speaking
Work History
11/2017 to Current
Pastor Comm-Works Carmel, IN,
  • Provided pastoral care through visitation, counseling and prayer
  • Created and organized youth programs to foster environment for learning, fun and spiritual growth,
  • Increased church membership by 50% through outreach, preaching/teaching and community service,
  • Implemented director team to manage day-to-day ministries, volunteers and church administration
  • Created bible studies, devotional and self help material for spiritual authority and confidence.
07/2012 to 03/2018
Area Director/Director Of Ministry Relations Memphis Athletic Ministries (MAM) City, STATE,
  • Increased kid participation by 25 percent over 5 year period
  • Regularly observed and evaluated Directors and Coordinators to maintain quality of programs for at-risk teens
  • Established and maintained operational "Playbook" manual for staff to know 'what' and 'how' of their job responsibilities
  • Led and directed staff meetings on all levels
  • Trained and prepared newly hired full-time Youth Coordinators for optimal ministry performance
  • Maintained site budgets for both staffing and programs. Constructing and executing basic staffing plans for gym sites
  • Created high quality sports and academic programming for 'at risk' kids that resulted in grade, conduct and relationship improvements
  • Organized and executed events that brought together hundreds of kids and several community partners
  • Successfully scheduled and managed employees over multiple shifts and facilities, giving attention to details
  • Successfully represented organization at high level local government meetings, among corporate stakeholders and on local television stations
  • Organized and executed training classes for entire staff for encouragement and professional development
  • Exhibited excellent written and oral communication to Executive Team, Community Partners, Board of Directors, and other staff, while in timely manner
  • Consistently met organizational goals and benchmarks by reviewing data, working with staff, making adjustments and setting vision
  • Established culture of trust that afforded healthy team oriented work environment
  • Established and maintained community partnerships that resulted in over 10K in funding, many volunteers and great community awareness
  • Developed staff both personally and professionally to ensure excellence, health and balance
  • Operated facilities with little to no outages by following maintenance processes and compliance requirements.
07/2009 to 04/2013
Director Of Fellows New Memphis Institute City, STATE,
  • Managed and directed application based cohort program that prepared and produced high capacity individuals for leadership in their city, communities and careers
  • Managed teams that partnered with with nonprofit organizations to ensure capacity building projects were completed with excellence and on-time
  • Established program learning outcomes, designed curriculum to support 60 participants per year
  • Developed relationships across city that has fostered board placements, city impact and career advancement
  • Managed relationships with external facilitators and ensure continuity in their work with curriculum
  • Lead application process, selection of participants, and creation of cohorts
  • Directed staff meetings and brain storm discussions to foster high team efficiency
  • Collaborate with New Memphis team to set strategy and innovate for future
12/1996 to 10/2009
Technical Lead Nike Inc City, STATE,
  • Managed deployment and redeployment of client systems to Customer Service and Warehouse
  • Successfully managed and implemented project to replace Xerox production label printers with Kyrocera printers
  • Managed 3rd party and vendor relationships to complete projects and increase overall production
  • Motivated team to stay passionate about company vision and excellent in meeting goals
  • Successfully managed technicians over 3 shifts, while covering as needed. Proven leadership and support for IT department
  • Trained and managed help-desk team to provide excellent customer solutions to both customer service and warehouse users
  • Partnered with Maintenance team to keep production line running and packages diverting properly
  • Established trust and confidence with end-user (customers) that afforded us benefit of doubt in difficult times
  • Assisted in successful transition to new facility. Recruited and trained IT team members
  • Participated in key meetings both locally and in corporate, providing input and updates to all level stakeholders and teams
Expected in 1992 to to
Bachelor of Science: Computer Science Information Systems
Jackson State University - Jackson, MS

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School Attended

  • Jackson State University

Job Titles Held:

  • Pastor
  • Area Director/Director Of Ministry Relations
  • Director Of Fellows
  • Technical Lead


  • Bachelor of Science

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