Professional Experience

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