- Self Employed, July 1989 to present
McDonald County, Missouri & Wichita, Kansas
Information Technology Consultant - Small Business Networking, Personal
Computer Systems, Web Publishing & Graphic Design
Professional experience in Personal Computer purchasing, installation, configuration,
troubleshooting and training since 1990. Since 1995, I have done extensive
work on Internet connectivity and Web publishing. I created and maintain
the official web site for Noel, Missouri: www.4Noel.com - which has been online since
June 1996, and currently averages well over 10,000 unique visitors per month.
Special skills include: Digital image editing and optimization for Internet
use; fluent in HTML coding (by hand), and Optimizing ad content for the Internet.
Fluent in most major Windows business software applications. Experience with
Novell Netware and some Linux use. Custom network cabling and installation.
(Note: Maintained consulting business as second income during times employed
by the other companies listed below.)
- Noel Public Library, May 1999 to June 2000
Managed Noel branch of the McDonald County Public Library. Supervised
and trained part-time employees. Circulation and other general library duties.
Maintained and supervised large public computer lab in association with the
Noel Public Housing Authority. Responsible for all computer and network maintenance
for each library branch. Fluent in use of library automation software, OPAC
and web server software.
(Still serving the McDonald County Public Library on a weekly basis
as an independent contractor.)
- University of Arkansas, College of Business Administration;
February 1997 to October 1997
Job duties covered all areas of technology in the CBA. Maintained 450+ node
network on 3 subnets, running 2 HP file servers using Token Ring topology.
A Faculty network (2 subnets with approx. 300 PC’s) running Novell Netware
4.1, and a student network (1 subnet with approx. 150 PC’s). Job required
installing and maintaining hardware, software, user accounts, Groupwise mail,
DSX security system access, and Internet connectivity to the campus network
for a wide variety of PC’s; ranging from 386 PC’s using Windows for Workgroups
3.11, to the Pentium II PC’s running Windows 95 and/or NT.
(This position was a temporary measure during a time of administrative
reorganization. I declined the invitation to apply for one of the new positions
when they became available, as the salary offered was not commensurate to
the requirements of the position.)
- Rocky Macy Real Estate; February 1994 to January
Licensed Real Estate Agent
Worked as real estate salesman, and special assistant to the Broker. Participated
in all facets of the independent real estate office, including: Office organization;
preparing advertising copy; including the layout, design and production of
flyers and catalog mailings.
(While I excelled at the technical aspects of the business, I do not
care for the sales aspect of it.)
- Night Watchman / Elevator Operator, Superior Building Services
- Computer Message Center Operator, Wichita Baseball, Inc.
- Distribution Clerk, Leggett & Platt, Inc
- Game Day Director of Operations, Wichita Baseball, Inc. / Wichita
- Reporter & Assistant Ad Sales, Haysville Pioneer Weekly Newspaper
References available upon request.
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