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

Dedicated Program Manager successful at developing and overseeing programs of all sizes. Demonstrated track record of achievement of over 10 years of experience in building successful educational programing in the Arts industry. Proficient in managing budgets and reporting status to stakeholders. First-rate communication, interpersonal and organizational abilities. 10+ years experience teaching and leading individual art lessons for students aged 10 - 60+

  • Program Management
  • Budgeting and Resource Management
  • Data Collection & Research
  • Marketing and Social Media management
  • Proficient in software systems including: Workday, Google Suite, MS Office Suite, Adobe CC, Touchnet and 3D cart (online stores), WebAdvisor, Datel/Collague, Squarespace, Wagtail CMS: Django Content Management System
Work History
Program Manager, CCA Extension, 12/2016 - Current
California College Of The Arts City, STATE,
  • Oversee all programing aspects for CCA Extension (Year round adult continuing education courses), Young Artist Studio Program (middle school aged students) and Summer Atelier (high school aged students)
  • Identifies, hires, and trains new faculty for all classes while researching additional educational opportunities to grow and expand existing programming
  • Hires and manages work-study students for various programs totaling a team of over 20 work-study positions.
  • Responsible for advising and registering over 800 students in CCA Extension, YASP, and Summer Atelier programs. Corresponds with Extension students and parents of YASP and Summer Atelier students, providing confirmations and information about course details, program policies, attendance, withdrawals and refunds, and disciplinary issues.
  • Develops and maintains all website content and online stores by compiling, posting, and revising course information, creating online galleries, editing faculty bios, and updating general program information.
  • Compiles enrollment, demographic, and budget summaries and projections
  • Coordinates and oversees YASP and Summer Atelier end of program exhibition/ receptions, including exhibition install and deinstall, photo documentation,and gallery clean up.
  • Prepares Extension, YASP, and Summer Atelier instructor contracts and acts as liaison between the payroll department and instructors.
Workshops & Education Coordinator, 01/2008 - 12/2016
Rayko Photo Center City, STATE,

• Managed RayKo Photo Center's educational program through scheduling all classes and workshops, integrating new instructors and classes, maintaining all facility requests throughout various departments, and ensuring all instructors complete proper paperwork requests, receive class materials, and provided assistance to any additional inquiries or needs.

• Administered all website content and online store databases for adult and youth education courses by revising and editing course information and instructor bios, create online galleries of student/instructor work, updated promotional website pages for events and lectures, monitored class enrollment in web based registration system and made changes/updates as needed.

• Acted as primary liaison for phone and web-based registrations, received and responded to incoming calls from prospective students concerning class information, class selection, registration, and sign up procedures and policies

• Oversaw all design work and copy editing for class advertisement and workshop publication

• Managed all class/event advertising and marketing through sending monthly newsletters, social media platforms, and targeted marketing emails lists

• Processed and tracked all financial paperwork related to photography programs' expenses, budget, material requests, and instructor payroll

• Organized and maintained the digital and photographic darkroom through ensuring proper set of photographic chemistry and digital equipment stations, performed routine repairs to equipment and track inventory and order supplies

•Worked one on one with students to achieve personal goals

• Planed lessons and demonstrations for photography classes or private tutorials at the studio in Beginning B&W Darkroom, Scanning and Image Workflow, Portfolio Development, Alternative Techniques for the Photographic Darkroom, and Color Darkroom printing

Photography Instructor, 10/2005 - 06/2010
Berkeley Art Studio (ASUC) City, STATE,

*Photography instructor for Beginning Darkroom, Beginning Color Printing, Alternative Techniques for the Photographic Darkroom, and Intro to Commercial Photography Techniques

*Create lesson plans to instruct students in learning the basics of printing and developing their work, photo theory and history as well as proper photography studio standards

Inventory Controller/ Photographer, 05/2006 - 01/2008
Clars Auction Gallery City, STATE,

Photographer/Inventory Controller

Clars Auction Gallery

May 2006 – Jan 2008 1 year 9 months

Oakland, California, United States

• Maintain all property consigned through the company by overseeing proper inventory tagging, tracking and storage procedures, ensure all consignment contracts are signed and updated, perform all data entry requirements for creating a computer record of items, and organize and file all original documentation and paperwork from clients

• Act as the main contact for all consigner inquiries pertaining to payment for items consigned, informing status of when items will be offered, changes in estimates of items, and any additional needs as requested from clients

• Provide administrative support for a team of over 20 people through answering and directing calls, scheduling pick ups and drop offs of consignments, faxing and receiving documents, generating consignment reports for review and performing additional needs as requested

• Register over 800 bidders each auction cycle, accept payments for items purchased during the auction, provide information and telephone support to all customers, and any perform any additional duties during the auction weekend

• Assist in photographing and editing items to be offered during monthly auctions

• Aid in researching and marketing for potential buyers and sellers

Bachelor of Arts: Photography, Expected in 12/2003
University of Georgia - Athens, GA

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School Attended

  • University of Georgia

Job Titles Held:

  • Program Manager, CCA Extension
  • Workshops & Education Coordinator
  • Photography Instructor
  • Inventory Controller/ Photographer


  • Bachelor of Arts

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