Jessica Claire
Montgomery Street, San Francisco, CA 94105
Home: (555) 432-1000 - Cell: - - -
Highly versatile, goal oriented Human Resource and Operations leader with over 18 years experience. Senior enlisted soldier in the United States Army with the rank of First Sergeant (E8); served over 22 years active duty. Proficient in Microsoft applications and well versed in interpreting policies and procedures. Effective task manger, highly responsible, and well organized. Calm under pressure when faced with adversity while still ensuring mission accomplishment.
  • Change management        
  • Interviewing
  • Recruitment/staffing        
  • Employee coaching
  • Benefits administration        

  • Benefits administration
  • Training programs development
  • Union grievance resolution
  • Training programs development  
03/2015 to Current
Senior Military Instructor/ Recruiting and Operations Officer Keller, Inc. Kaukauna, WI,
  • Leads a comprehensive organization of over 110 cadets and 10 cadre with a budget of $400,000.
  • Serves as a senior enlisted advisor and role model for cadets.
  • Recruits personnel from a variety of locations for the Reserve Officer Training Corps at the University of Cincinnati.
  • Leads, monitors, and develops initiatives in cadet and cadre professional development.
  • Organizes and leads various types of staff orientations and training to promote collaboration and team work.
  • Coordinates work activities of subordinates and staff relating to employment, compensation, labor relations and employee relationship.
  • Served as a representative at over 20 events and facilitates job recruitment fairs to promote the organizations vision and goals.
  • Teaches courses relating to Military Science and Physical Conditioning in all college levels.
  • Coaches students on public speaking and presentation skills.
07/2012 to 02/2015
First Sergeant US Army City, STATE,
  • Conducted and monitored the training and professional development of 106 soldiers while maintaining the proficiency of the organization to accomplish all facets of combat readiness and operations.
  • Assisted in the planning, execution, coordination and assessing the maintenance of personnel and administration.
  • Deployed to Afghanistan and maintained accountability of equipment valued at $40 million.
  • Implemented a set of comprehensive tracking processes to monitor 4 companies training performance.
07/2010 to 07/2012
Professional Development Officer US Army City, STATE,
  • Assigned and advised in professionally developing over 6,300 soldiers in duty positions, assignments, training and other career enhancing opportunities.
  • Developed recommendations as actions, structure changes, force modernization, organizational development, training, recruitment, promotions and retention.
  • Monitored and balanced strength management and alignment across the Army for deploying and redeploying organizations.
  • Represented the organization at over 20 career and development briefs at various locations to educate over 200 soldiers at any given time.
06/2008 to 06/2010
Operations Officer US Army City, STATE,
10/2005 to 06/2008
Effects Officer US Army City, STATE,
  • Planned, coordinated, integrated and analyzed target acquisitions for a 600 soldier organization.
  • Ensured the readiness, accountability and maintenance of over $2,500,000 worth of equipment as well as the counseling of 35 soldiers.
  • Deployed to Afghanistan for over 15 months with full responsibility and accountability of soldiers and their families.
10/2002 to 10/2005
Drill Instructor US Army City, STATE,
  • Trained over 1500 initial entry soldiers and accounted for, supervised, mentored, trained and counseled new soldiers and newly assigned Drill Instructors.
  • Ensured compliance with all Army directives.
  • Received Drill Instructor of the cycle on two different occasions.
08/1997 to 10/2002
Team Sergeant US Army City, STATE,
12/1994 to 08/1997
Fire Support Specialist US Army , ,
Operations Sergeant and Noncommissioned Officer , ,
  • in Charge of five senior personnel teams' health, welfare, and coordination of training and accountability.
  • Coordinated, synchronized and executed plans utilizing a variety of assets to include US Government agencies, operational security and select Army units.
  • Deployed to Afghanistan in direct support of Joint Forces, Special Operations and US government agencies.
Expected in OCT 2017
BBA: Human Resource Management
Grantham University - Lenexa, KS
Human Resource Management
Expected in 2012
Associate of Arts: Business Management
Grantham University - Lenexa, KS
Business Management
acquisitions, Army, Benefits administration, budget, Change management, coaching, counseling, Government, Instructor, labor relations, monitors, organizational development, personnel, presentation skills, processes, public speaking, Recruitment, staffing, team work, Training programs, vision
  • Awarded two Bronze Star Medals for personal courage and commitment to mission accomplishment in a combat zone under extreme circumstances.
  • Awarded three Meritorious Service Medals for exceptional service in numerous positions of increased responsibility.
  • Received the Global War on Terrorism Service Medal for serving on active duty at a time of conflict.
  • Received seven Good Conduct Medals for exemplary behavior, efficiency and fidelity in active federal military service.
  • Coordinated the first September 11th University of Cincinnati\'s (Cincinnati Remembers) stadium stair run.
  • Coached four recreational sports teams through my tenure in the US Army.

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