ADMINISTRATIVE EXPERIENCE

Director of Online Learning, June 2006 to present. Northampton Community College. Provide overall leadership and strategic planning for the internal and external operations of the Office of Online Learning. Collaborate with academic deans to expand and support the growth of non-credit and credit-based online learning. Hire, oversee, and evaluate all online learning faculty and staff. Oversee and maintain the quality of online learning courses and their instruction. Facilitate semester-based online meetings with online students and faculty using Elluminate Live. Oversee and manage the administration of all online course evaluations.

Director of Online and Extended Education, July 2005 to May 2006. Seton Hall University. Developed strategic plans for the College of Arts and Sciences to offer an increased number of online, evening, and weekend courses and programs. Evaluated the effectiveness of online course design and instruction using the Quality Matters rubric.  Taught hybrid courses for the Department of Psychology. 

Dean of General Education, September 2003 to July 2005. Baker College Online. Hired, supervised, and evaluated online adjunct instructors who developed and taught online general education courses (e.g., english, math, social sciences). Developed policies to shape evaluation standards used to assess the overall quality of general education online faculty. Facilitated curriculum and program development for general education core courses taught online. Provided feedback used to shape online faculty training modules designed to teach new online faculty how to use Blackboard and Macromedia's Breeze Presentation module. Attended committee meetings.

Acting Head of Psychology, August 2002 to September 2003.
Northwestern State University. Coordinated undergraduate and graduate programs in Psychology which included developing departmental goals and objectives for the academic year, managing the department's $700,000 budget, developing the faculty course schedule, representing the department during scheduled meetings with the Dean of Liberal Arts and other members of the university's administration. Led weekly faculty meetings. Participated in grant writing opportunities that benefited the department.

 Online Degree Coordinator for Psychology, July 2001 to September 2003. Northwestern State University. Maintained a database of prospective and current online learners in Psychology. Monitored student performance, attrition, and satisfaction with their online courses. Answered student emails and phone calls about the online degree program, advise students completing their Bachelor of Science degree in Psychology through our online program by using email and chat programs. Provided academic advising using AOL IM, email, letters, and phone calls to students. Trained full-time and adjunct faculty in the use of Blackboard. Problem-solved with faculty and adjunct faculty about how to effectively use computer-related technology in conjunction with the delivery of traditional and online courses. Served as webmaster for a site designed to advertise the program (see the website www.nsula.edu/psych-online ). Developed brochures to send to prospective students about the program.

Coordinator of Online Courses in Substance Abuse, January 2002 to December 2002. Northwestern State University. Trained and supervised faculty to use Blackboard in their efforts to create five online courses in substance abuse offered across departments in Psychology, Education, Family and Consumer Sciences, and Social Work at Northwestern State University, Nicholls State University , and Southern University-Baton Rouge. Project was funded by a $80,600 grant from the Board of Regents of Louisiana.