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Alyce m. james

Project Manager & Lead Training Specialist 


As the lead of a nationally recognized organization, I am a talented educator and training specialist. Coupling eight years in public speaking with management experience, I have a proven track record in process analysis and implementation, creative strategy, and meticulous organization with detailed record-keeping to ensure efficient business plans and lasting client relationships. 

Areas of Excellence

Public Speaking
Scheduling and Organization
Staff Development and Training
Process Analysis

Relationship Management
Strategic Planning


Aug 2013Present

Lead Educator

Project Survive / Expect Respect San Francisco

Facilitating discussions on healthy relationships and sexual violence to college and high school audiences as part of the SFUSD curriculum. 

 • Led a company-wide initiative to implement a new program philosophy which increased client retention and overall presentational impact.

• Provided training, coaching, and support to incoming employees and program coordinator improving staff confidence, competence and delivery.

• Spokesperson tasked with community outreach for an active recruitment model which mitigates program churn rate. This includes the SFUSD annual teacher health training, City College student orientation, and the city-wide Domestic Violence Org. collaboration.  

Nov 2014Oct 2015

General & Stage Manager 

Theatre Usir  LLC

Served as a key member of the executive team charged with managing operations and devising business development initiatives consistent with overall strategy.

• Monitored company expenditures to reduce overall cost structure by thorough market research and pricing negotiation with vendors.

• Implemented and conducted bi-weekly team meetings to improve productivity, team cohesion, and transparency. 

• Staffing and employee management providing training atnd support to an executive team of five and over fifteen employees.

• Developed a cross-operating schedule covering five departments ensuring production efficiency.

• Interfaced between agents, talent, and directors through event coordination and follow-up communication designed to achieve long-lasting client relationships. 

Jun 2011Jul 2012

Exploratorium Explainer


Museum docent tasked with delivering multiple presentations daily in a fast-paced environment.

 • Integrated research from various scientific fields into a memorized script to educate and interact with patrons. 

• Provided training support as part of the on-boarding process for new docents.

• Perfected presentation modules which and maximized patron satisfaction. 

Sep 2009Jul 2010

Museum Ambassador

De Young Museum

Museum docent leading tours and on-site classroom presentations.

• Memorized an extensive script on various cultural artifacts for elementary schools and community group audiences.

• Managed groups of children in classrooms and around priceless artifacts to ensure museum and patron safety. 

• Used high-energy and skillful delivery to entertain, educate and capture young minds encouraging open discussions and interpretation around the collection.


Aug 2013Dec 2017

Social Sciences and Multicultural Studies

City College of San Francisco

• Poetry Club

• Project Survive 

Aug 2008Apr 2011

Advanced Theatre Art

RASF School of the Arts

Honor - CSSSA Scholar 2009 - 2011


Mar 2009 - Current                SPCA, San Francisco, CA:  Feral Cat program 

Jun 2013 - Jun 2014              Building Blocks for Kids, Richmond, CA: Annual Bike Fiesta.