Innovative leader who possess significant strengths in distance learning, adult education, teaching with technology, student and faculty relations, curriculum development, and career development. Successful management and leadership in academic institutions and corporate organizations. Developed an exceptional record of academic excellence, student and faculty services, collaboration, communication, mentoring, coaching, and professionalism. Strong academic leadership and educational acumen, with highly developed critical thinking, planning, organization, presentation, conflict resolution, problem-solving, and time management skills.
Dissertation Mentor: Background includes serving as a coach and mentor for students who are working on dissertation and doctoral capstone projects, while supporting their progress as they complete their programs. Served on Dissertation Committees, providing meaningful feedback while guiding doctoral candidates.
Graduate Courses Taught: Research Methods in Management Science, Human Relations Communication, Strategic Management, Leading Teams, Human Resources Development & Training, Organizational Behavior, Facilitated an Action Research Master's Practicum and Integration Project, Comprehensive Examination Mentor
Undergraduate Courses Taught: Introduction to Business, Total Quality Operations Management, Principles of Marketing, Organizational Behavior, Entrepreneurship/Small Business Management, Personal Selling
Chief Academic Officer, Dean: Oversee program development and implementation of the BA, MBA, and DBA programs for an international online school. Collaborate with faculty in efforts to achieve key educational targets; monitoring and managing retention, maintaining compliance in academic areas, driving and assessing the effectiveness of current strategies, identifying areas for improvement, and making recommendations in support of institutional processes.
Faculty Director: Recruited, interviewed, hired, trained, mentored, and evaluated all online faculty. Motivated and empowered instructors to perform their very best by providing ongoing mentoring, coaching, feedback, and support. Provided one-on-one coaching for identification of mentoring needs and/or creating individualized professional development plans for faculty, to address challenges and opportunities of teaching diverse international students.
Faculty Development Manager: Developed and launched a brand-new faculty Center for Teaching and Learning, designed as a resource for faculty, offering professional development courses, workshops, and programs to improve online teaching practices. Created a Faculty Performance Model to standardize how faculty classroom performance is evaluated. Developed, launched, and delivered a brand-new Faculty New Hire Orientation Training program to help assess faculty candidates and acculturate them to relevant policies, processes, and procedures. Authored and delivered Open and Remedial Faculty Workshops. Authored a Faculty Handbook and Writing Center Handbook.
Curriculum Development: Developed hundreds of courses for undergraduate and graduate degree programs, including the following: EBUS5423 Data Analytics and Reporting, EBUS5433 Law Labor and Negotiations, EBUS5443 Risk Management, LEAD5583 Career and Professional Development, LEAD5603 Compliance and Reporting, LEAD5623 The Economics of Community College, EBUS5413 Operations and Facility Management
Leadership and Management: Successfully managed a team of six Corporate Trainers. Responsibilities included managing schedules and estimating costs of training operations. Managed the training department budget and inventory. Recruited, interviewed, hired and trained new trainers. Evaluated new training requests and scheduled course development based upon priority levels. Conducted Train the Trainer sessions: One-on-one and through classes and workshops. Conducted classroom observations and prepared trainer evaluations.
Doctor of Philosophy in Education
Specialization: Postsecondary and Adult Education (4.0 GPA)
Capella University, Minneapolis, Minnesota (Conferral Date: May 31, 2010)
Certificate: Training and Performance Improvement
Capella University, Minneapolis, Minnesota (09/30/2005) (4.0 GPA)
Master of Science, Education – Emphasis in Adult Education
Capella University, Minneapolis, Minnesota (06/30/2004) (4.0 GPA)
Master of Business Administration (MBA)
University of Phoenix, Las Vegas, Nevada (07/17/2000) (3.87 GPA)
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About Affordable Quality Writing
Dr. J founded Afforded Quality Writing in 2003 to offer skill-based resume writing and strengths-based career coaching.
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Career Coach: This is a six-week program designed to uncover belief systems, develop the motivation necessary to change, identify areas of development, create productive habits, examine dreams, and establish goals.
• This helps clients assess professional strengths, interests, skills, and preferences for the establishment of career goals.
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Review of Affordable Quality Writing:
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Dr. J published the following resources:
• Transform Adult Education: Expert Teaching Strategies for Educators,
• Transform Online Teaching: Expert Strategies and Essential Resources Every Educator Needs,
• Appreciative Andragogy: Taking the Distance Out of Distance Learning,
• Getting Down to Business: A Handbook for Adjunct Faculty Who Teach Business
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