Work Experience

Part-Time Instructor
USG eMajor Collaborative through Albany State University, Albany, GA
OATC 3610: Web Design and Multimedia 2019 – 2022
OATC 3700: Desktop Publishing 2022
OATC 4160: Administrative Office Procedures 2022

Subject Matter Expert [SME] – Course Redesign
USG eMajor Collaborative through Albany State University, Albany, GA
OATC 3610: Web Design and Multimedia 2019/2022
OATC 4160: Administrative Office Procedures 2022
OATC 4810: Contemporary Skills 2022

Part-Time Instructor
Darton State College, Albany, GA
CISM 0099: Beginning Computers 2009 – 2013
DART 1000: First-Year Experience 2009 – 2010

Instructional Designer Sept. 2020 – Present
Albany State University, Albany, GA

The Instructional Designer (ID) supports the Distance Learning Department, and is responsible for the systematic design, development, delivery, evaluation, and assessment of online instruction that is both pedagogically and visually sound. This position supports online faculty in the process of improving online instruction through the analysis of learning needs, evaluation of content, and application of effective course design principles, giving special attention to compliance with accessibility, universal design principles, and Quality Matters standards.

The Instructional Designer demonstrates ongoing involvement in and knowledge of current trends in online teaching and course development; evidence of effective academic management; commitment to the development of online faculty, and an ability to work autonomously.

Specific Skills Include:

  • Knowledge of distance learning theory and visual design principles with an ability to apply the theories and principles in the design and development of engaging, interactive online instruction
  • Knowledge of accessibility regulations and requirements for print, video, and web-based components
  • Certified in the Quality Matters Rubric
  • Knowledge of current standards and practices in instructional design and distance learning
  • Knowledge of assessment methodologies and accessibility standards
  • Knowledge of and basic skills in HTML and other industry standard programming languages.
  • Proficiency in the use of Microsoft Office Suite, Adobe Dreamweaver, Adobe Photoshop, Adobe PRO, video capture and editing programs such as Camtasia, and various Web 2.0 resources
  • Skilled in the use of learning management systems, i.e. BrightSpace (D2L)
  • Knowledge of the use of camera and recording equipment, video editing programs, and video production accessories such as the use of Chromakey technology

Instructional Designer (Part-Time) Jan. 2021 – Aug. 2021
USG eCampus Collaborative through Albany State University, Albany, GA

This position functions as a contracted Instructional Designer (ID) for USG eCampus in order to guide the course development process and to develop course content within each course for the new eMajor Collaborative Social Justice concentration courses. The Instructional Designer leads a team of subject matter experts and adheres to the required timeline and the eCampus 5-star rubric.

IT Applications Support Professional II / IT Web Developer II Aug. 2017 – Oct. 2020
Albany State University, Albany, GA

Builds and maintains public-facing website, web (internet and intranet) and mobile applications that support student activities, academic functions, business operations and represent the university to prospective and current students, alumni, faculty/staff and the public.

Implements and maintains content management system (e.g. OmniUpdate, WordPress, Cascade or other) including installation, configuration and troubleshooting. Develop and deploy upgrade/ migration plans for content management systems.

The duties listed are intended only as illustrations of various types of work performed:

  • Participate in defining Website architecture and overall site structure; wire framing; establish policies and procedures for publishing Web pages and applications in conjunction with content creators.
  • Responsible for designing and developing moderate to complex, dynamic and responsive web applications integrating Enterprise Systems and databases using web programming languages, frameworks, software and tools.
  • Install required software and tools (framework, editors, servers, etc.) to develop code, test, debug, and document web projects, including intranet and extranet applications
  • Work with other Application Services’ team members to design, develop web applications
  • Educate and train end users on how to maintain and update their content
  • Ensure security of all Websites and related applications; perform periodic Website audits; monitor and report on Website traffic and performance.
  • Ensure that the quality of all data on campus is reliable and available, yet remains confidential, effective and efficient while maintaining integrity for Federal, State, and Local regulatory requirements and compliance.
  • Guidelines include the Section 508 regulations, ADA regulations, web publishing guidelines, FERPA requirements, and college policies and procedures. These guidelines require judgment, selection, and interpretation in application.
  • Assist in the development and periodic review of Service level agreements.

IT Systems Support Professional I / Web Application Professional Jan. 2017 – Aug. 2017
Albany State University, Albany, GA

Responsible for the administration of the following, except where otherwise noted:

  • Designs, creates, tests, implements, and maintains the college website, including webpage layout, design, and content.
  • Develops and upgrades the custom-built content management system for the website.
  • Develops additional websites for special events or occasions.
  • Meets with department directors, faculty, and staff to coordinate changes and updates to the website.
  • Researches and investigates new and emerging web technology.
  • Identifies and resolves web-related errors.
  • Assists faculty and staff with website-related issues as needed.

Web Application Professional Aug. 2001 – Dec. 2016
Darton State College, Albany, GA

Solely responsible for the administration of the following, except where otherwise noted:

  • Designs, creates, tests, implements, and maintains the college website, including webpage layout, design, and content.
  • Develops and upgrades the custom-built content management system for the website.
  • Develops additional websites for special events or occasions.
  • Meets with department directors, faculty, and staff to coordinate changes and updates to the website.
  • Researches and investigates new and emerging web technology.
  • Identifies and resolves web-related errors.
  • Assists faculty and staff with website-related issues as needed.
  • Previous additional duties have included:
    • Helpdesk Manager – overseeing the work of the departmental technicians
    • Computer Lab Manager – overseeing student workers and funds accrued for print outs and sales of floppy disks
    • Tertiary administrator to Darton State College’s GeorgiaVIEW D2L Brightspace instance