Jill Hayes Swindle

EDUCATION

            M.S.    General Studies, Human Environmental Sciences 2004
                        Emphasis in Interactive Technology
                        The University of Alabama, Tuscaloosa, Alabama
                        GPA: 3.7 / 4.0
 
            B.S.     Human Development and Family Studies – Adult Development 2001
                        The University of Alabama, Tuscaloosa, Alabama
                        GPA: 3.4 / 4.0
 
            A.S.     General Studies 1999
                        Cum Laude. Shelton State Community College, Tuscaloosa, Alabama
                        GPA: 3.4 / 4.0

EXPERIENCE
DIRECTOR of Online Media, Shelton State Community College, Tuscaloosa, Alabama. November 2009 - Present. Develop and deliver interactive technologies and media products for the College's web site. Manage creative assets and editorial content of the College's web site to include text, photography, and multimedia features. Create content for social media on Facebook and Twitter. Responsible for Emergency Notification System (SchoolCast) and sending alerts to faculty, staff, and students. Manage and create content for Visix on-campus digital signage. 
 
ADJUNCT FACULTY, The University of Alabama, Tuscaloosa, Alabama. August 2013 - Present. Instruction of Consumer Sciences in Human Environmental Sciences. Course CSM 441 - Consumer Communications. Principles, methods, techniques, and resources used in developing, presenting, and evaluating a complete consumer communication program.
 
ADJUNCT FACULTY, Shelton State Community College, Tuscaloosa, Alabama. August 2003 – Present. Instruction of undergraduate course in Microcomputer Applications in Computer Sciences, CIS 146. Course involves an introduction to the Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Access).
 
DIRECTOR, Distance Education and Faculty Resources, Shelton State Community College, Tuscaloosa, Alabama. October 2007 - November 2009. Worked in cooperation with the Dean of Instructional Services, Associate Dean for Academic Services, Associate Dean for Technical Services, Division Chairs, and faculty to provide leadership in the promotion, planning, development, and implementation of distance education and faculty professional development for all aspects of instructional needs.

    
PART-TIME FACULTY, The University of Alabama, Tuscaloosa, Alabama
Spring 2004 – Fall 2011.  Instruction of senior level computer applications course, CSM 445 Microcomputers in Consumer Services in the College of Human Environmental Sciences. Course involves an introduction to computers, the Internet, the WWW, word processing, electronic spreadsheets, and database development. Software used in course includes Windows Explorer, Microsoft Internet Explorer, Microsoft Word, Microsoft Excel, Microsoft PowerPoint, and Microsoft Access.
  
COORDINATOR, Faculty Resource Center, Shelton State Community College, Tuscaloosa, Alabama. October 2004 – October 2007. Provide support for all college instructional personnel regarding implementation of advanced technology in the classroom. Assist in design, development, implementation and maintenance of web technologies. Assist in design and renovation of classrooms.
    
SPECIALIST, Shelton State Community College, Division of Training for Business and Industry, Tuscaloosa, Alabama. October 2003 – October 2004. Responsible for coordinating all aspects of business and industry training. Coordinated and organized Industrial Maintenance certificate program. Conducted ACT WorkKeys assessment testing for business and industry. Created outgoing advertisements for department. Assisted Director of Workforce Development Center in daily office operations. Proctored for ACT test. 

CLERK, Shelton State Community College, Division of Training for Business and Industry, Tuscaloosa, Alabama. February 2001-October 2003. Responsible for creating and maintaining communications related to business and industry training for Shelton State Community College. Advised and registered students in Industrial Maintenance Certificate program. Maintained records and filing system of division.

SECRETARY, Shelton State Community College, Division of Continuing Education, Tuscaloosa, Alabama. July 1996-January 2001. Responsible for assisting Coordinator of Continuing Education in maintaining and managing communications related to a curriculum of non-credit courses. Advised and registered students for non-credit training courses. Maintained and managed records and filing system within department. 

SECRETARY, Shelton State Community College, New Options Program, Tuscaloosa, Alabama. August 1995-June 1996. Responsible for assisting Director of New Options Program in providing for the needs of single-parents and displaced homemakers. Assisted in the grant proposal for funding of New Options Program and managed approved budgets. 

COLLEGE TEAMS AND SERVICE

    Strategic Planning Committee
    Quality Enhancement Plan (QEP), Faculty Certification, Chair
    Systems Improvement  (SI) Team III, Technology Systems and Service
    Website Advisory Team

PROFESSIONAL CERTIFICATIONS AND AWARDS

    Award for Innovative Excellence in Teaching, Learning, and Technology, April 2006
    Certified in workplace Total Quality Management
    Certified in Zenger-Miller FrontLine Leadership
    Certified Microsoft Office Specialist – Word 2000
    Certified Microsoft Office Specialist – PowerPoint 2000

COLLEGE HONORS
             
    Dean’s List, Fall 1999, Fall 2000

SKILLS

COMPUTER SKILLS

Advanced skills in Windows XP, Microsoft SharePoint 2010, Microsoft Word 2010, Microsoft Excel 2010, Microsoft Access 2010, Microsoft PowerPoint 2010, Microsoft Publisher, Microsoft FrontPage, Adobe Photoshop CS6, WordPerfect 9, APECS, NetOp School, Tegrity, SMARTBoard Applications, SchoolCast Emergency Notification System, Visix Digital Signage Software, Windows Live Movie Maker. Experience in using Adobe Dreamweaver, Adobe InDesign.

 HUMAN RELATION AND COMMUNICATION SKILLS
            Work well with others in groups and on an individual basis.
            Able to communicate effectively, both written and orally.
            Develop rapport quickly and easily.
            Able to self motivate and work independently.
            Able to apply effective teaching/learning strategies for student success.
            Committed to team process for problem solving.
            Able to address quality issues in the workplace.
            Able to increase employee initiative by applying positive feedback techniques.

PROFESSIONAL SKILLS
Eighteen years experience in community college education.
    
Coordinated and organized Industrial Maintenance Certificate program and course curriculum for schedules and catalogs.
    
Testing administrator for the ACT WorkKeys assessment that is used by employers to identify the skills employees need for success on the job and to objectively evaluate internal training needs that will help build a more effective workforce. 
    
Testing administrator and proctor for the ACT College entrance exam.
    
Designed and produced numerous brochures and PowerPoint presentations for the divisions of Faculty Resource Center, Training for Business and Industry, Tech Prep, Job Placement, Workforce Development and Continuing Education at Shelton State Community College.
    
Assisted faculty and staff at Shelton State Community College with word processing problems and with computer software training.          

SELECTED WORKSHOPS AND PRESENTATIONS

Campus Technology Conference, Washington DC. "The Faculty Resource Center" (July, 2007). Co-presented poster session with Linda Grote.
    
League for Innovation Conference on Information Technology, Charlotte, North Carolina. "Traditional Flexibility" (October, 2006). Co-presented with Channing Howington and Tina Evans on the use of Tegrity at SSCC.
    
17th International Conference on College Teaching and Learning, Ponte Vedra, FL. Infusing Technology: Providing Resources (April, 2006). Presenter for Innovative Technology Teaching, Learning, and Technology conference.
    
League for Innovation 2006 Innovations Conference, Atlanta, GA. The Faculty Resource Center: Pulling It All Together (March, 2006). Co-presented with Linda Grote.
    
Alabama College Association 2005 Conference, Birmingham, AL. Infusing Technology: Providing Resources (November, 2005). Co-presented with Linda Grote.
    
Leadership Tuscaloosa (Four Runners Program), Tuscaloosa, AL. Diversity Issues (February, 2003). Co-presented with Dr. R. Jarrell. Day long workshop dealing with diversity issues for eighty high school seniors representing area high schools.
    
Leadership Tuscaloosa (Four Runners Program), Tuscaloosa, AL. Dealing with Diversity (February, 2002). Co-presented with Dr. R. Jarrell. All day workshop dealing with diversity issues for seventy-six high school seniors representing area high schools.
    
Shelton State Community College, Office Administration, Tuscaloosa, AL.  Microsoft Office Specialist Certification Testing and Benefits (June, 2002). Co-presented workshop with Sara Anne Gibson to students majoring in office administration.