Summary of Qualifications

Oversee OmniUpdate Development and Maintenance

  • Oversees the day-to-day operations of the university’s primary content management system, including the following tasks:
    • Manage the OmniUpdate content management system for 325 campus websites and 350 users
    • Manage the OmniUpdate FacultyWeb system for over 800 faculty websites
    • Develop HTML and CSS for OmniUpdate templating
    • Develop code snippets and assets for design and layout inside of OmniUpdate
    • Code, test, and debug HTML, PHP, CSS and JavaScript for cross-browser consistency and mobile optimization

Oversee University Inform Systems

  • Oversees the day-to-day operation of the university’s Inform systems, including the following tasks:
    • User management
    • Developing code for enhancements and features
    • Troubleshooting development issues
    • Day-to-day maintenance

Web Analytics and Analysis

  • Oversee the management of the university’s Google Analytics accounts and assists the campus community with the following analytics-focused tasks
    • Google Analytics management, including setting up accounts, understanding trends, and running reports
    • Assist in the setup of accounts and day-to-day operations of BrightEdge SEO tool

Web Integrations

  • Works directly with other teams in UITS to style, modify, and enhance third-party web-based applications.

Web Accessibility

  • Assists in the university’s compliance and community education in regards to Web Accessibility, including the following tasks:
    • Developing compliant code that meets Section 508 and WCAG 2.0 standards
    • Educating web authors and campus community on accessibility basics and implementation

Knowlege, Skills, Abbilities

  • Ability to lead a team of highly technical staff, fostering growth in their chosen career paths
  • Strong leadership and team building skills
  • Effective communication and relationship building skills
  • Ability to understand business needs and map them to technical solutions
  • In-depth knowledge in designing web and mobile strategies to meet institutional goals
  • In-depth knowledge in designing and developing responsive websites
  • In-depth knowledge and experience with content management systems
  • In-depth knowledge in designing and developing mobile applications (iOS, Android)
  • Expert-level ability in coding, editing, and troubleshooting websites and web-based applications using HTML, PHP, CSS and JavaScript
  • Expert-level ability of how to create, connect, read, and write to databases
  • Expert-level ability in leveraging third-party APIs to build custom applets
  • Understanding of web server architecture and database schemas
  • Effective interpersonal skills with the ability to establish strong relationships with cross-functional teams at all levels
  • Excellent verbal/written communication skills and strong time management and problem-solving capabilities

Work Experience

Assistant Director of Web Integrations and Mobile Development Kennesaw State University

2014 - Present
  • Assists in mentoring, managing, and leading a team of web developers responsible for the design, development, and testing of the university’s primary content management system and systems integration.
  • Assists the Director of Web Services in the architecture and strategy of the university’s content management system
  • Oversees the development, documentation, support, and maintenance of websites and site management tools
  • Oversees the development, documentation, support, and maintenance of the university’s Inform systems
  • Oversees the development, documentation, support, and maintenance of the university’s primary mobile app
  • Develop ways to grow development team’s skill-set and professional development
  • Manage the workflow of web-related development projects
    Establish and maintain a high-level of programming and development standards and practices
  • Ensure the university’s website is optimized for search engines and meeting the highest standards of accessibility
  • Analyze and report on web traffic statistics
  • Develop procedures for testing and debugging code
  • Collaborate with colleagues, site owners, and others to ensure usefulness, quality, and integrity of projects
  • Train clients on use and administration of new web applications or sites
  • Work closely with KSU Information Security to ensure development and security standards are met

Lead Web and Mobile Developer Kennesaw State University

2011 - 2013
  • Assist in managing and leading a team of web developers responsible for the design, development, and testing of the university’s primary content management system and systems integration.
  • Oversee the development, documentation, support, and maintenance of websites and site management tools
  • Test and debug code
  • Analyze and report on web traffic statistics
  • Maintain up-to-date knowledge of emerging web development technologies and applying them where appropriate

Technical Support Specialist Kennesaw State University

2010
  • Troubleshoot Mac and PC related issues with faculty and staff
  • Assist with training on both hardware and software
  • Assist in installation of new hardware and software

Technical Assistant II Kennesaw State University

2008 - 2010
  • Assist in the deployment of the campus computer image
  • Manage university’s computer inventory
  • Install new hardware for faculty, staff and computer labs.
  • Train users on their new hardware.

Education

Southern Polytechnic State University BS Software Engineering

May 2006 – 2008

Georgia Southern University

August 2004 – May 2006