Professional Experience

9/2000 – Present
Technical Support Analyst
Department of Health Policy and Management
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Chapel Hill, NC

  • As the distance learning consultant, I am the trainer, documentation writer and troubleshooter for all Internet-based systems our faculty and students use to learn and communicate with each other. Current systems in use are the Sakai course collaboration system and Adobe Connect web conferencing software. I also have experience with the FirstClass and Blackboard course delivery systems, including Blackboard Collaborate.
  • I serve as liaison between the department and the Health Sciences Library on electronic document copyright and dissemination issues.

3/1988 – 8/2000
Visual Information Specialist
Fleet Aviation Specialized Operational Training Group, Atlantic
Norfolk, VA

  • As the command graphic artist, I was responsible for the conception, design, layout and management of a wide range of projects for this Navy training command, including, but not limited to:
    • PowerPoint slide shows
    • Transparencies
    • Signs
    • Posters
    • Printed brochures and programs
    • Web site design and maintenance

5/1985 – 3/1988
Assistant Development Coordinator
St. Joseph Academy
Cleveland, OH

  • In this position with a Catholic high school for girls, I developed and produced all marketing, recruiting and public relations materials, including, but not limited to:
    • Newsletters
    • Calendars
    • Recruitment brochures
    • Press releases
  • In conjunction with the Director of Development and school Advisory Board, I formulated and executed successful recruitment and fundraising strategies to fulfill an enrollment goal of 700 and achieve annual fund gift totals of $50,000.

8/1984 – 5/1985
The News Herald
Willoughby, OH

  • For this daily newspaper with a circulation of 50,000, I covered seven local governments and produced an average of 4-5 hard news stories and one feature article per week.

Computer Skills Summary

  • Web Design: Word Press, Adobe Photoshop and Dreamweaver, HTML and CSS, CorelDraw
  • Social Media: Facebook, Twitter, Storify
  • Web traffic tracking: Google Analytics
  • Sound and Video editing: SoundForge and Camtasia
  • Microsoft Products:  Office Suite, Windows XP, Vista and Windows 7
  • Course Collaboration Software: Sakai, Blackboard, First Class
  • Web conferencing: Adobe Connect and Blackboard Collaborate

Additional Information

  • Proficient in digital SLR photography as well as 35mm film and its processes
  • LinkedIn Profile
  • Portfolio of print format writing and design projects available upon request