Employment

Employment

Part – Time Faculty

2008 – Present

 – Classes Taught

Normandale Community College – Bloomington, MN

MUSC 1123: Jazz History (Face-2-Face, hybrid, on-line)
Designed course components for various modes of delivery

MUSC 1176: Intro to Music Technology 1 (Face-2-Face, Hybrid, on-line)
Assisted in curriculum design, built course, design course components for various modes of delivery, researched and implemented various software and hardware for course

MUSC 2276: Intro to Music Technology 2 (Independent study)
Assisted in curriculum design, built course, design course components for various modes of delivery, researched and implemented various software and hardware for course

MUSC 1175: Intro to Finale (Music notation software)
Assisted in curriculum design, built course, designed course components for various modes of delivery

Minnesota State University – Mankato (Normandale satellite)

MUSC 340: Materials/ Methods for Teaching General Music
(face-2-face, hybrid, on-line)
Designed course components for various modes of delivery

Instructional Technologist/ College Lab Assistant 2

2004 – Present

Normandale Community College – Bloomington, MN
Department of Music

– Oversee the daily functions of the departments Music Lab
*      includes 12 Mac Based workstation
*      3 mini recording suites
*      1 recording studio with control room
– Tutor students on use and best practice of various software/ hardware
– Consult/ Tutor fellow faculty on use and best practice of software being utilized with various courses
– Track software being used by the department and suggest updates where needed
– Manage student workers within the department
– Record, edit/ master, and catalog all performance (audio & video)
– Manage compilation and organization of student performance assessments
– Manage compilation of database for department’s sheet music library
– Assist faculty with various technical issues (classroom multi-media, on-line class construction)

Graduate Assistant – MA in Learning, Performance, and Technology

Spring 2015 – Spring 2017

University of St. Thomas – St. Paul, MN
College of Education, Leadership, and Counseling

– Work in course redesign
– Multimedia course orientation development
– Evaluation of Learning Modules
– Update instructional resources
– Creation of e-learning artifacts (utilizing Adobe-Captivate & Articulate-Storyline
– Research into issues with online education (digital divide/ digital equity, use of badges)
– Contribution of research to published paper on use of badges in online course

E-Learning Internship

Summer 2014

Medtronic – Neuro Sales Training         Fridley, MN

Under general supervision of the Sr. Training and Education Specialist completed the following:

– Updated Job Aides on Department processes
– Created and edited short interactive PDF’s on Medtronic specific software
– Captured, edited,and tested e-learning modules
– Tested new e-learning modules for compatibility via laptop and Ipad
– Assisted in recording and editing videos
– Assisted in developing course communication and support materials
– Project management on small scale project
– Trained SME in use of Captivate software for project hand off

Staff Trumpet Instructor

2003 – 2004

St. Paul Conservatory of Music      St.Paul, MN

– Focus on community education with primary emphasis on K-12

Pep Band Director

1999 – 2000

University of St. Thomas       St. Paul, MN

– Organize and Purchase music
– Track instrument inventory
– Schedule and run rehearsals
– Perform at selected sport events and other campus functions

Administrative Assistant/ Band Manager

1997 – 2001

University of St. Thomas        St.Paul, MN
Department of Music

– Instrument repair and inventory
– Data entry and filling of music
– Student recruitment
– Supervise band staff
– Organize equipment for international band tours
– Facilitate band sectionals
– Back-up conductor for band rehearsals

Brass (instrument) Lesson Studio Teacher

1992 – 2010

Groth Music      Bloomington, MN

– Studio teacher for rental program in the Burnsville, Richfield, and Bloomington school districts
– Gained practical experience in teaching beginning students on all brass instruments

Private Lesson Teacher

1991 – Present

Twin Cites metro area      Minneapolis/ St. Paul, MN

– Tutor students of various ages from 10 years to 60 years old
– Have taught over 200 students
– Main focus on Trumpet, but also included other high and low brass instruments