Pima Community College
IT Principal Analyst
- Project Management
- Business process review and documentation
- Banner software support
- Test plans
IT Principal Analyst
Student Services Specialist - Academic Advising
Teaching Assistant (acting co-instructor)
Director of Architecture, Portals, and Release Delivery
Managed the software development and maintenance work of more than 30 programmers, systems analysts, quality assurance analysts, technical writers and technical support personnel.
NOTE: In 2005, Indus International was acquired by Ventyx and the San Francisco office was closed.
Masters of Science in Academic Advising
I have completed the Masters of Science in Academic Advising and the Graduate Certificate in Academic Advising. I successfully completed these classes with a GPA of 4.0:
Multicultural Aspects of Academic Advising
Administration of Academic Advising
College Students with Special Needs
Interpersonal Relations for Academic Advising
My masters portfolio project to complete the Masters degree in Academic Advising was selected to be an example for others in the Kansas State University Graduate Student Handbook.
The following are the primary student learning outcomes for the Masters of Science in Academic Advising. Students will demonstrate knowledge of...
The student is also responsible for following the National Academic Advising Association's Core Values for Academic Advising, and the Standards and Guidelines for Academic Advising Programs developed by the Council for the Advancement of Standards (CAS).
Published article in Academic Advising Today, "Are Academic Advisors Knowledge Workers? Yes!"
Published article in Academic Advising Today, "Freedom to Choose: Organizational Classifications and Internal Identities"
Written software to perform an Academic Advising Program Assessment (AAPA) using the CAS standards for academic advising programs.
Written software to automate the Academic Advising Inventory (AAI).
Written software to administer student surveys of advising.
Member of these commisions:
Attended and volunteered at the 2008 Region 10 Conference.
During my career in the software industry, first as a programmer and later as a director, I have been fortunate to have been involved in many interesting projects and been able to work with many outstanding people. I have had the opportunity to...
… effectively work and communicate with faculty and staff, students and their parents.
… provide academic and career advice to students individually and in groups.
… provide academic advising and services to a diverse student population including students with
multicultural backgrounds, underrepresented student populations, low income, first generation,
student-athletes, honor students and non-traditionally aged college students.
… provide leadership and management experience in a complex organization with the ability to lead or work collaboratively as needed.
… set priorities to meet established deadlines and establish short and long-range strategies and goals.
… create a positive work environment.
… effectively manage financial resources, personnel and facilities.
… serve in a leadership capacity on campus wide committees, and national organizations.
… manage multiple tasks and assignments independently.
… solve problems, make decisions, resolve conflicts, and negotiate win-win solutions.
… exercise initiative and resourcefulness in day-to-day operations and in implementing long-range program improvements.
… make decisions with consideration of the implications to other programs and departments.
… maintain confidentiality and follow FERPA.
… interpret and apply program rules and regulations.
… use institutional research methods and survey techniques.
… use technology to achieve greater effectiveness in research.
… use computer technology to develop electronic work processes and web interface projects.
… be knowledgeable about national trends and issues facing higher education.
… work evenings or weekends as needed to achieve our team's goals.
Examples of these abilities are listed throughout this CV.
If you Google "advising quizzes" you will find the quizzes I created to help remember ideas, concepts, and facts from my classes in academic advising. Each quiz has 10 multiple choice questions and takes about five minutes to complete. Foundations of Academic AdvisingNbr. 1 - history, core-values, organizational models Nbr. 2 - theories and approaches to advising Nbr. 3 - legal and ethical issues Nbr. 4 - advising special populations of students Nbr. 5 - communication skills Nbr. 6 - assessment, development, and rewards The College Student and the College Environment Nbr. 7 - categories and types of student development theories. Nbr. 8 - Chickering's Theory of Identity Development and Perry's Theory of Intellectual and Ethical Development.Nbr. 9 - Josselson's Theory of Identity Development in Women, The Cross Model of Psychological Nigrescence, and Helm's White Identity Development Model.Nbr. 10 - theories of Development and Typology Theories.
Principles of LearningNbr. 11 - Principles of Learning
Trends in Career DevelopmentNbr. 12 - Career Development Theory Nbr. 13 - Career Development Process
Research MethodsNbr. 14 - Research Terms and Ideas Nbr. 15 - Research InstrumentsNbr. 16 - Quantitative ResearchNbr. 17 - Qualitative Research
After a year advising at Pima Community College I have returned to my roots in IT. I look forward to the challenges and opportunities I will encounter.
My professional goals are: