Associate Vice President, Economic Development
Overall administrative responsibility for the Center for Innovation & Economic Development (CIED), which includes overseeing Continuing Education & Corporate Training, Community Education, CIED and GTEC Incubators.
Coordinator, Continuing Education & Corporate Training
Responsible for leadership and marketing for Continuing Education and Corporate Training. Works with local business & industry providing customizing training to meet the needs of local employers and works in partnership with Workforce and Economic Development organizations focusing on Workforce Florida Quick Response Training Grants.
Coordinator, Community Education
Responsible for leadership and marketing for Community Education. Selects instructors and works with staff to create and manage Community Education courses including the development and management of College for Kids and summer programs. Community Education programs offer recreation and leisure courses that promote lifelong learning.
Interim Director, GTEC
Entrepreneur in Residence
Helps businesses get started and grow by providing assistance with opportunity assessment, strategic planning, marketing, and execution. Leads weekly Entrepreneur Peer Group meetings, which not only provides a regular point of coordination and access to CIED and GTEC resources, but also allows the incubating company entrepreneurs to leverage their individual experience and networks for the benefit of the other entrepreneurs in the group.
Coordinates and provides administrative support for Gainesville Technology Entrepreneurship Center (GTEC). Maintains, organizes, and schedules GTEC rental space and the incubating companies. Facilitates special events and functions of the daily business operations of GTEC. Communicates Santa Fe policies and procedures to tenants, visitors, and vendors as needed.
Business Manager, Center For Innovation & Economic Development
Program Coordinator, Bradford County Incubator
Coordinates purchasing, inventory, contract and record management for the CIED and its departments; manages the monthly workshop series for local entrepreneurs and incubating companies. Program Coordinator for the Bradford County Incubator - a collaborative training program between Santa Fe College's Center for Innovation and Economic Development and CareerSource. The goal of this program is to help local entrepreneurs turn their ideas into income.
Coordinates scheduling and maintenance of CIED rental space; provides office support for Dug Jones and incubating companies; facilitates special events and various operations; creates and maintains CIED documents; collects and distributes information about the CIED and its events.
Provides office support for Continuing Education; processes course registrations; compiles training materials as requested; assists with various program operations; provides course information upon request.
Graphic and Web Design
Develops and designs full spectrum of identity and materials for the CIED, Continuing Education and Community Education; co-designs, builds, and maintains the CIED, GTEC, Continuing Education, and Community Education websites; provides design support to GAIN (Gainesville Area Innovation Network) and the Entrepreneur Incubating companies at CIED and GTEC and to the SF Blount Center and the Office of Community Outreach and East Gainesville Instruction.
Manager & Course Coordinator for the Community Education classes located on the NW Campus and many offsite locations. Responsibilities include: Course development; marketing, social networking, student retention and general support.
Provides support for Community Education, assisting in the registration of students, mailing of brochures, and social media advertising for Community Education courses and College for Kids spring and summer programs.