Social Studies Department Chair resume example with 20+ years of experience

Jessica Claire
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Professional Summary

Dedicated Communications Manager with a successful career covering external and internal communications. Known for exceptional organization and prioritization skills to manage multiple, concurrent projects. A precison writer with a track record of creating consistently engaging content. Poised public affairs professional with 15 years experience in developing special events and creating strategies to propel messaging. Organized in coordinating events by contacting media representatives, preparing written materials, scheduling photographers, booking locations and graphic design of promotional materials. Proficient in business writing, speech writing and marketing messaging.


2017 Clear Creek High School Service to Students Award

2014 Supreme Court of the United States Summer Institute

2009 Afghanistan Hand’s Program member (Chairman Joint Chiefs of Staff program)

2005 Presidential Inauguration Public Affairs Committee 2005

2002 Outstanding Public Affairs Team Award

2001 Air Combat Command Senior Public Affairs Officer of the Year

  • Create/Develop communications strategies
  • Social media management
  • Air Force Space Command technical understanding
  • AP style understanding
  • Process improvement
  • Reputation management
  • Supervision
  • Research proficiency
  • Customer service
  • Media analysis and recovery techniques
  • Ability To Learn
  • Trade Shows attendance
Work History
Social Studies Department Chair, 08/2013 - Current
Chancelight Behavioral Health Tucson, AZ,
  • Established and maintained open lines of communication with students and parents to support academic and behavioral progress of students.
  • Maintained accurate, complete and correct records as required by law, district policy and administrative regulations in alignment with state standards for government, economics, journalism and geography.
  • Collaborated with faculty and staff to determine instructional goals, objectives and methods according to district and school requirements.
  • Certified Journalism Educator
  • Researched latest teaching techniques and incorporated into lesson delivery to improve concept acquisition.
  • Utilized curriculum which reflected diverse educational, cultural and linguistic background of student body.
Substitute Teacher, 01/2012 - 06/2013
Department Of Health And Human Services Claremore, OK,
  • Worked cooperatively with other teachers (K-12) , administrators and parents to help students reach learning objectives.
  • Assisted struggling students to maintain progress levels by designing individualized lesson plans focused on areas for improvement.
Public Affairs Senior Officer , 04/1998 - 11/2011
United States Air Force City, STATE,
  • Prepared public relations presentations and plans by gathering information on Space Command objectives, vision, brand strategy, competition and industry trends
  • Created unified messaging of public relations efforts in conjunction with advertising campaigns by working closely with 9 bases and over 50 staff members
  • Drafted press releases detailing relevant newsworthy information and supporting space pursuits, and worked with news media (local, national and international) to spread mission goals and accomplishments
  • Oversaw professional social media messaging through content development, trend analysis and collaborating with civilian contractors ULA, Lockheed Martin and MDA
  • Resolved conflicts and negotiated mutually beneficial agreements between media and military personnel
  • Developed team communications and information for space launches and crisis communication
  • Created strategic-level public relations guidance to 4-star, his staff, and 20 subordinate public affairs offices across the country
  • Crisis communication expert handled multiple plane crashes, friendly fire and personnel deaths with poise and efficiency
  • Edited a base newspaper (employee communications) with a circulation of 12,000.
  • Trail-blazed the Command’s first social media page – set groundwork and developed several policies implemented Air Force-wide
  • Media liaison expertise was touted by FOX network reporter as a “model for the military to follow"
  • Legislative Liaison prowess used to formulate Congressional Inquiry responses
  • Extraordinary protocol understanding and implementation...hosted Secretary of Defense, POTUS, and international head's of state
Human Resources Officer , 05/1989 - 05/1998
United States Air Force City, STATE,
  • Oversaw promotions and position changes and handled paperwork
  • Double-checked combat readiness training of Airmen
  • Implemented assessment systems to monitor Airmen proficiency
  • Supervised strength management and strength distribution actions.
  • Coordinated ongoing technical training and personal development classes for staff members.
  • Streamlined complaint response management by providing guidance on policies and ensuring appropriate and accurate investigation processes.
  • Instructed senior leaders on appropriate employee corrective steps.
  • Designed and implemented effective budgeting policies and procedures.
  • Disbursed a $6.5 million budget
Master of Arts: Human Relations , Expected in 05/1998
University of Oklahoma - Norman, OK,
Bachelor of Arts: General Studies , Expected in 05/1989
University of Iowa - Iowa City, Iowa ,

2020 Personal Finance Educaton Certification

2019 Journalism Educator Certification

2012 Colorado State Teacher’s License

2010 Defense Language Institute DC – Pashto language course – 1/1-efficiency

1998 Defense Information School (DINFOS), Fort Meade Maryland

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School Attended

  • University of Oklahoma
  • University of Iowa

Job Titles Held:

  • Social Studies Department Chair
  • Substitute Teacher
  • Public Affairs Senior Officer
  • Human Resources Officer


  • Master of Arts
  • Bachelor of Arts

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