Professional Experience

Wheaton College (IL) sign with motto "For Christ and His Kingdom" with colorful tulips in the foreground

Wheaton College, Wheaton, Illinois

Director of Academic and Scholarly Technology

February 2017 - present

University of Connecticut, Avery Point Campus, Groton, Connecticut

Director of Academic Services

June 2014 – February 2017

  • Hire, train, and supervise 50-60 part-time faculty every semester

  • Provide professional development opportunities and workshops for faculty

  • Observe and give feedback to faculty on their teaching and pedagogy

  • Managed a team of professionals who supported information technology and student tutoring for the campus

University of Connecticut, Storrs, Connecticut

Program Manager, Digital Learning Center

October 2005 – June 2014

    • Hire, train, and supervise 11 Student Educational Technology Assistants (SETAs) each year to provide help desk support to 28,000 students.

    • Manage a state-of-the-art computer laboratory and collaborative learning center within a Tier I public research library

    • Teach or co-teach 14 different workshops to undergraduate and graduate students each semester

University of Connecticut, Storrs, Connecticut

School of Business

Academic Counselor/Coordinator – given positions of increasing responsibility with 2 upgrades/reclassifications (1999 & 2004)

August 1997-October 2005

    • Advised approximately 5,600 undergraduate students regarding curriculum planning, major selections, career opportunities, and graduate school

    • Designed, implemented, and managed ten dynamic, relational databases of more than 21,000 students generating information for scholarship selection, school and department reports, mass e-mail distributions, and traditional mailings.

    • Coordinated the reporting needs of the School of Business utilizing data warehouses and web-based applications

    • Worked with 37 student leaders on the Student Leadership Council to plan and implement programs that benefited their organizations and the school

Lakeside, Pittsfield, Massachusetts

Assistant Camp Director

May 1987 – March 1989

    • Planned and implemented staff training, family camps, youth camps, retreats, and conferences year-round

    • Made changes in staff recruitment among college students to increase applications by 50% in one year

    • Supervised a summer staff of 18 college students

    • Developed and reorganized camp program areas to increase their capacity by 25% in one year