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Instructional Designer

Utah State University, Dept of Instructional Technology

·Conducted needs, task, and population analysis.

·Designed problem-based instruction for meteorology course.

·Developed interactive web-based tutorial on weather forecasting to supplement classroom instruction.

May 2008Present

Teaching Specialist II


·Developed strategy for streamlining educational offerings for Chemical Demilitarization Facility.

·Headed e-learning development & Syberworks LMS integration.

·Lead multiple apparent cause teams and prepared final reports that affect training issues.

·Conducted analysis to eliminate variance in training requirements and reporting.

·Lead the development of over 15 courses for leadership, safety, environmental, systems, and work control.

·Improved internal relations by developing customer service improvement program.

·Performed need and job task analysis for a variety of training requests.

·Instructed colleagues on CBT simulation design focusing on Model-Centered Instruction.

Sep 2006Apr 2008

Online Learning Specialist II

ARUP Laboratories

·Supervised online learning team.

·Directed strategic plan for e-learning.

·Assessed corporate training needs and efficiencies.

·Hit tight deadlines for quarterly mandatory training development.

·Headed the design and development of landmark ELISA testing courseware.

Apr 2002Sep 2007

Online Learning Specialist

ARUP Laboratories

·Analyzed content areas for instructional development.

·Designed and developed over 40 web-based training applications.

·Implemented Pathlore LMS and SCORM conformance.

·Supervised instructional design interns.

·Coordinated audio/visual support for instructor-led classes.

·Managed web-based training budget for the department.

Jan 2002Apr 2002


University of Utah, School of Medicine

·Assessed annual progress in teaching and contributions for the Department of Pathology.

·Interviewed 72 faculty concerning grant status, education, and clinical service.

·Managed data to provided input on department status and direction.

·Assisted in writing the State of the Department Report.

·Evaluated Learning Management Systems for implementation at ARUP Laboratories.

Aug 2001Dec 2001

Instructional Design Intern

ARUP Laboratories

·Initiated web-based training.

·Designed and developed simulation training for refrigeration alarm system.

·Assisted with audio/visual setup for instructor-led classes.

Jan 2001May 2001

Utah State University, Dept of Instructional Technology


·Taught Instructional Technology for Elementary Teachers.

·Helped students create multimedia portfolios that included web development, video production, proven media.

Sep 1998Aug 2000

Job Coach

Valley Personnel Services

·Trained people with disabilities on job sites.

·Created and tracked Individual Education Programs.

·Supervised 6 employees and 14 clients at different sites.

·Coordinated with the Division of Services for People with Disabilities.


Oct 2008Oct 2010

MBA Business Management

Western Governors University
Aug 2000Dec 2001


Utah State University
Jan 1997Apr 1999


Brigham Young University
Oct 1993Apr 1996


Brigham Young University Idaho


Applying new technologies to education.
Designing and developing educational simulations.
Applying Adult Learning Theory to instructional design.
Performance evaluation and improvement.


Jul 2009Present

Six Sigma Champion

Air Academy Associates