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Contact information: 

182 Vandelinda Avenue 
Teaneck, NJ 07666 
201.692.3229 
kennedy@fdu.edu


WILLIAM R. KENNEDY

Employment History

October 1997 to present: Fairleigh Dickinson University (FDU) -- largest private independent university in NJ. 
UNIVERSITY WEBMASTER; DIRECTOR OF WEB OPERATIONS 
Plan and execute or supervise all aspects of university website, including UNIX and Windows webservers; graphics design and photography; programming in Javascript, PHP and Perl; training for university faculty and staff. Developed content management system "Pagetoaster", which has been used for over 1000 pages at FDU. Planned and executed University's conversion to centralized Content Management System.

October 1996 to present: Petrocelli College (originally New College), FDU; University College, FDU; continuing education department, NJIT. 
ADJUNCT INSTRUCTOR 
Developed or co-developed and taught new courses:

  • webmaster skills (this series grossed over half a million dollars for FDU)
  • Dreamweaver
  • Database-driven websites using "LAMP" (Linux, Apache, MySQL, Perl)
  • Computers and Society (offered in classroom and blended-online sections)
  • Website Design and Management
  • Information Technology Needs Assessment and Management
  • November 1987 to September 1997:  Center for Information Age Technology (CIAT) — computer consultancy run as department of New Jersey Institute of Technology, a 7500-student public university in Newark, NJ.   
    EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR 
    Planned and directed activities of Center with staff of six professionals,  providing computer-related consulting, technical assistance, and training to government, small business, and nonprofit organizations in New Jersey. Participated in consulting projects (e.g. in networking, computer requirements planning, database development, training); set and controlled marketing plans and budgets of up to $900k annually . 

  • Increased CIAT’s annual fee-for-services income by over 600%
  • Created and hosted six annual conferences ("NJ SwIFT" -- 1990-1996) for the New Jersey software industry
  • Co-developed (and -taught) first webmaster technologies course in the region.
  • Conceived and implemented projects including full time South Jersey branch, Portable Computer Lab, on-line and Internet resources.
  • Wrote successful proposals, all marketing collaterals; 74 page Computer Questions Book.
  • March 1985 to November 1987:  Paul and Turner Inc., Rochelle Park, NJ — East Coast office of Dallas-based management consulting firm.   
    PRINCIPAL CONSULTANT 
    Conducted, managed and sold consulting projects to high-tech firms including Rockwell, Hitachi, and units of AT&T. 

    October 1977 to February 1985:  Mohawk Data Sciences Corp., Parsippany, NJ — $400 million computer systems vendor.  SENIOR DIRECTOR, PRODUCT AND MARKET PLANNING; DIRECTOR, MARKET PLANNING;  MANAGER, COMPETITIVE ANALYSIS 
    Product management for hardware and software products.  Defined and implemented strategy for division’s entry into Office Automation market. Launched new processors in product line.  Market research,  customer profile reporting. Developed computer-based decision tools to forecast product mix. Managed competitive analysis for market planning and US sales force. 

    November 1973 to October 1977:  Chicopee Manufacturing Company, New Brunswick, NJ — $200 million textile subsidiary of Johnson & Johnson. 
    TECHNICAL SERVICES ADMINISTRATOR; SYSTEMS ANALYST 

    October 1970 to October 1973:  US Army, Darmstadt, West Germany — Headquarters, conventional and nuclear ammunition battalion, Fifth Corps. 
    DATA PROCESSING TEAM LEADER 
     

    Education; Skills

    Fairleigh Dickinson University, Teaneck, New Jersey; Masters in Administrative Science, 2005.
    Swarthmore College, Swarthmore, Pennsylvania; BA in Psychology, 1970; concentration in Computer Science including graduate-level courses at University of Pennsylvania. 

    Advanced user and instructor in leading desktop applications; XHTML and JavaScript authoring; Perl programming; Macromedia Dreamweaver and Flash; Paint Shop Pro graphics; Novell and Windows networking. Web Designer and other certifications (see Brainbench.com public transcript 281165.) Read and write German. 
     

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