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Elijah Dies

Adjunct Professor & Assistant to Instructional Designer

Personal Summary

A highly motivated individual with a vast array of skills.  Experience in teaching field at a collegiate level.  Several years of theatrical training. Extremely proficient working with technology.  Self-driven and accustomed to managing time sensitive tasks on schedule with no supervision.

Presently looking to join a company in the technology field that offers flexibility.

Work experience

Jan 2014Present

Adjunct Instructor

Columbia State Community College
  • Classes taught: Musical Drama, Introduction to Theatre, Online Introduction to Theatre
  • Course Development / Online Classroom Development
Oct 2008Present

Assistant to Instructional Designer / Standardized Patient

Vanderbilt University
  • Create and operate training modules and videos using Adobe Captive, Premiere, Connect, and Photoshop
  • Trained to portray patient to facilitate learning process of health care professionals
Jan 2011May 2013

Instructor of Speech and Theatre

Cumberland University
  • Classes taught: Introduction to Theatre, Acting I, Children's Theatre, Essentials of Theatre Production, Play Analysis and Character Development, and Fundamentals of Public Speaking
  • Curriculum Development and Department Recruiting
  • Student Advising


Aug 2004May 2006

Master of Arts

Austin Peay State University
  • Degree in Communication Arts
  • 4.0 GPA
Aug 1998May 2002

Bachelor of Arts

Cumberland University

Degree in Fine Arts with an emphasis in Theatre


Key Skills and Competencies
  • Extremely Proficient with Microsoft Office software.
  • Advanced Adobe Captivate and Adobe Premiere skills.
  • Knowledge of Adobe Connect and Adobe Photoshop.
  • Equally proficient with Mac or PC.
  • Excellent Communication Skills.
  • Extensive Managerial and Supervisor Skills.