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May 2000Jan 2013

Instructional Technologist

Furman University

Responsibilities and experiences, both past and ongoing:

  • Microsoft Windows, Macintosh OS X, and multiple Linux distributions support
  • Dell and Apple hardware support
  • Support a campus-wide learning management system through entire life cycle from developing requirements to ongoing support and custom tool integration
  • Web application server administration and support on Windows, Macintosh, and Linux platforms
  • Grant-writing support for faculty, including specification and integration of tools into existing infrastructure
  • Custom solution programming in Java, PHP and ActiveScript, including acting Collaborative Liberal Arts Moodle Project representative for the university 
  • Computer lab management, including Mac OS, Windows, and dual-boot environments
  • Offer software training workshops and demonstrations for faculty and staff
  •  Support specialized software for academic departments including video production, statistical analysis, and many others
  • Member: Web Projects Team
  • Member: Instructional Technology Working Group
  • Digital asset management support and metadata training
  • Consult with instructors on academic technology purchasing decisions
  • Lead teams for web application customization programming projects
  • IT member of team that developed the digital asset management department and solution for the University, which is now a division of the University Library.
Jan 2011Jan 2013

Steering Committee Member

Collaborative Liberal Arts Moodle Project

As a member of the CLAMP steering committee, I share the following responsibilities:

  • maintain membership list and collect fees
  • oversee budget and budget planning
  • set overall priorities for the documentation and development teams and Hack-Doc events
  • maintain licenses to the server space and software tools CLAMP needs to complete its business
  • support the work of various CLAMP committees
Jul 2011Sep 2011


Cummings Engineering
  • Developed, implemented, and applied tools to assess cloud-based hosting options to meet varying customer needs and how these hosting options interact with product offerings.
  • Developed, implemented, and applied tools to choose software directly related to new product development.


Jan 2009Oct 2010


Western Governors University


PHP/MySQL application development
Create specialized blocks and other customizations for the Moodle learning management system.
Collaborative development of classroom technology solutions
Specialized academic software support and training
Examples include: Statistical analysis software (SPSS, SAS, JMP, R), Video production software (Adobe Premier, Final Cut, VirtualDub), Audio editing software (GarageBand, Audacity), Adobe software collection, ArcGIS, Google Earth, and many others.
Collaborative innovation in education technology
Consult with faculty to provide specialized solutions for educational tasks.
Web application server administration and user support
Currently manage Moodle Learning Management System, WordPress blogging, and Confluence wiki servers, and provide training for user community.   Previously provided server management and training for Blackboard learning management system and Insight/LUNA digital asset management system.
Office desktop software support and training
Expertise in Microsoft, Apple, and Linux operating systems.   Expertise in Microsoft Office, iWork, and OpenOffice. 



I have over a twelve years of broad experience in information technology support for higher education, with a specialization in instructional technologies in the liberal arts.  

I am interested in expanding into an IT leadership role and the new challenges that come with it.

Recent Awards


  • Simulation and gaming to support education
  • Augmented reality development
  • Open source software use and community development


May 2005Present

Apple Certified Help Desk Specialist 10.3

Apple Certifications
Oct 2010Present

Certified MBA

Association of Certified MBAs
May 2006Apr 2010

Apple Certified Mac Technician

Apple Certifications