Here's how I make UF a happier place!
- My History with CIRCA
Upon graduating from UF with my Bachelor's Degree in Astronomy, I began working at CIRCA as a Lab Operator while I did my
The timetable there after goes something like this:
|1992 - 1993|
CIRCA Lab Operator
I was responsible for maintaining CIRCA lab assets and assisting users
with minor hardware and software problems.
|1993 - 1994|
CIRCA Training Coordinator
Develop and Execute CIRCA Operations internal training program.
|1994 - 1996|
CIRCA Training Coordinator (OPS)
Develop and Implement CIRCA's Internal & External Training Programs and
supervise the training specialists.
|1996 - 1999|
CIRCA Operations Supervisor (USPS)
Develop and Implement CIRCA's Internal & External Training Programs
and supervise the training specialists.
In addition, I also supervised over 80+ Lab Operators, monitored the
Operations "after-hours" pager and made coffee.
|2000 - Present|
ETD Technical Coordinator for the UF Computing Help Desk & CIRCA Training Coordinator (USPS)
Manage and coordinate the UF Computing Help Desk's technical support to
the University of Florida's Graduate school in the implementation of the
Electronic Thesis and Dissertation initiative. I also organize technical
workshops on the production of theses/dissertations.
In addition to the above, I still develop and implement CIRCA's internal
& external training programs, supervise our training specialists.
So as you can tell, my life at CIRCA has been relatively productive.
Since I've been here, I've seen the creation of numerous projects that
serve the UF community. Many of these were the result of the
improvement in technology. Others however were the result of pro-active
and visionary thinking on the part of my co-workers.
- What's in store for the future?
Now that the University of Florida has instituted a campus-wide ETD
submission requirement, I forsee our role at UF as increasing. I look
forward to the tasks that lie ahead. I have a strong team working with me
in both Training and ETD, and with them I believe anything is possible.
Oh yeah, did I mention that adequate funding would help too?
Last updated: February 16th, 2004