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Curriculum Vitae

  1. 1. DAVID A. VAZQUEZ, J.D. CURRICULUM VITAE 16011 Whitespring Drive ● Whittier, CA. 90604●562.676.7363●davidvazquez.ed@gmail.com CV Website: http://www.slideshare.net/DavidAVazquez/cv-david-vazquez LinkedIn Profile: http://www.linkedin.com/pub/david-vazquez/35/275/4a0 PROFILE Experienced hardworking academic leader with a practical hands-on approach who continually strives for the improvement of faculty and curricular performance through coordinated best practices. Entrusted with the implementation and operation of the institution’s academic vision and mission to ensure student persistence, satisfaction, and academic achievement in compliance with the U.S. Department of Education, CA – Bureau for Private Postsecondary Education, and the Accrediting Commission of Career Schools and Colleges. Demonstrated ability to compile and analyze information, digest facts/figures and complex technical issues while identifying potential liabilities to minimize exposure and develop contingencies. Exceptional negotiation and problem solving skills to swiftly identify root causes to develop effective solutions. Extensive experience and proven success in leading new initiatives while maximizing profits. Proven aptitude to lead, coach, and motivate a diverse team to complete projects and initiatives to the highest standards, with a meticulous attention to detail. EDUCATION University of La Verne, College of Law Juris Doctorate 2007 Moot Court honors California Polytechnic State University, Pomona Bachelors of Science, Hospitality Management 1996 Thesis: “Market Confusion in Las Vegas” EDUCATION LEADERSHIP EXPERIENCE ICDC College, Corporate Headquarters, Los Angeles, CA Corporate Director of Education 2011 to 2013 Academic administrator entrusted with the effective implementation and operation of the academic vision and institutional mission to ensure a high level of academic integrity and excellence in compliance with the U.S. Department of Education, CA Bureau for Private Postsecondary Education and the Accrediting Commission of Career Schools and Colleges.  RESPONSIBILITIES AND ACCOMPLISHMENTS Instructor management, development, assessment, and/or evaluation in adherence to academic polices and curriculums. Maintained compliance with Accrediting Commission of Career Schools and Colleges (ACCSC), US. Department of Education (DOE), and Bureau of Private Postsecondary Education (BPPE). Monitor and audit campus activities involving the education function and standards of accreditation for BPPE & ACCSC. Program curriculum and course management.
  2. 2. DAVID A. VAZQUEZ, J.D. PAGE 2 CURRICULUM VITAE New program development, applications, and implementation for Residential and Online Campuses. Redevelopment of previously closed Paralegal Diploma and Associate Degree programs. Development, planning, and maintenance of Continuing Education and Professional Development courses for Residentialand Onlinecampuses. Instructor In-Service Training for Residential and Onlinecampuses. Learning Resource Center development, implementation and operation. Integration of Learning Resources into curriculum. Implementation of new technologies and maintenance of the institution’s Learning Management System (LMS). Instituted and integrated Coursesmart EBook initiative into Moodle LMS. Redevelopment of curriculum to ensure consistency between Residential and Online presentations. Lesson Plan, Syllabus, Examinations, and Outside Class Preparation / Homework creation and implementation for compliance with U.S. Department of Education (DOE) and Accrediting Commission of Career Schools and Colleges (ACCSC) regulations for clock hour to credit hour conversions. Distance Education definitions of Didactic, Supervised Laboratory and Outside Classwork Hours for submission to the ACCSC. Operation and distribution of all textbooks through third party distributor and EBooks through Coursesmart. Cost effectiveness in the implementation of Coursesmart EBook initiative (first year savings projected at $1.8 million). Cost effectiveness in the creation of Custom Textbooksfor use institution wide (savings of $250,000 for year 2012). Negotiation of contracts with third party vendors for services and products. Project Management of Online course curriculum and Continuing Education course development, production and revisions. Management and support of Online Course Production team, six (6) team members. Management and support of Program Directors, six (6) team members. Oversight and support for five (5) Campus locations. Supervision of “Elements of Addiction”live professional development seminars. Instructional and curricular design for 3,000 online students and 106 instructors. Recruitment, hiring and management of faculty teaching multiple disciplines. Provide pedagogical and distance-learning guidance to course development staff and independent contractor online faculty and course developers. Collaboration with the IT department in the implementation of application and technologies to create an innovative and engaging online learning environment. Student Retention scheduling of Faculty and Program Directors. Student Retention scheduling and remediation – Student Services. Developed memorandums of understanding with institutions. Developed short term and long term strategic plans for Online and Residential education.
  3. 3. DAVID A. VAZQUEZ, J.D. PAGE 3 CURRICULUM VITAE Metric analysis of student performance, instructor performance, and curricular performance. Administration of Program Advisory Committee meetings and minutes for institution’s programs and campuses. Implementation of faculty accountability standards.  POLICY AND PROCEDURE MANUALS AUTHORED Education Department Policies and Procedures – Residential and Distance Education Faculty Handbook - Residential and Online New Course Development Procedures Manual - Residential and Distance Education New Program Development Procedures Manual - Residential and Distance Education Continuing Education Strategic Plan – Distance Education Continuing Education Catalog and Template Models – Distance Education ContinuingEducation Course development, procedures, and strategic plan - Distance Education Online Classroom Instructional Quality Evaluation Form Residential Classroom Instructional Quality Evaluation Form New Faculty Training Course Academic Freedom Policy Faculty Code of Ethics Student Copyright Infringement &Deterrence Policy Student and Employee Substance Abuse Awareness & Deterrence Policy Redevelopment of Institutional Assessment and Improvement Plan Faculty Improvement Plan  INSTITUTION APPLICATIONS AND SUBMISSIONS Accrediting Commission of Career Schools and Colleges (ACCSC) Self Evaluation Report for Reaccreditation- Van Nuys Campus Bureau of Private Postsecondary Education (BPPE) CA, Policies and Procedure Manuals BPPE Campus Name Change Security and Crime PreventionSpecialist Program Application to ACCSC, U.S. Department of Education (DOE), and BPPE (Residential and Distance Education) Addictive Disorders Counseling, Bachelors of Science Degree Application to ACCSC (Residential and Distance Education) Healthcare Administration, Bachelors of Science Degree application to ACCSC (Residential and Distance Education) Accounting and Finance, Bachelors of Science Degree Application to ACCSC (Residential and Distance Education) California Tax Education Council (CTEC) Approved Provider Application (Residential and Distance Education)
  4. 4. DAVID A. VAZQUEZ, J.D. PAGE 4 CURRICULUM VITAE California Association of Alcoholism and Drug Abuse Counseling (CAADAC) Approved Provider Application (Residential and Distance Education) National Association of Alcoholism and Drug Abuse Counseling (NAADAC) Approved Provider Application (Residential and Distance Education) California Association of Addiction Recovery Resources (CAARR) Approved Provider Request for Listing (Residential and Distance Education) Alabama Approved Education Provider Application (Distance Education) Louisiana Approved Education Provider Application, DegreeLevel (Distance Education) Request for exemption to State Approval Illinois (Distance Education) Request for exemption to State Approval Louisiana Diploma Level (Distance Education)  CONTINUING EDUCATION AND PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT APPLICATIONS AND SUBMISSIONS – RESIDENTIAL and DISTANCE EDUCATION CTEC Continuing Education Provider Application CAADAC Continuing Education Provider Application California State Bar Association, MCLE Continuing Education Provider Application Bureau of Security and Investigative Service, CA – Private Patrol Operator Application for Continuing Education CAARR Continuing Education Approved Provider Application NAADAC Continuing Education Provider Application Board of Behavioral Sciences, CA – Application for ContinuingEducation Provider INSTRUCTIONAL EXPERIENCE ICDC College, Corporate Headquarters, Los Angeles, CA Corporate Director of Education – Faculty In-Service Trainer 2011-2013 Provide Faculty In-Service training on new and emerging technologies, retention efforts, professional development, policies and procedures, and new instructor training and orientation. ICDC College, Southbay, CA Faculty – Paralegal Studies Program 2008-2010 Provide Instruction to diverse non-traditional student population. Developed Syllabus and overall course structure. Administered all grades and attendance. Maintained Student Classroom Evaluations 95% Satisfaction Rate. ICDC College, Huntington Park, CA Faculty – Paralegal Studies Program 2007-2008 Provide Instruction to diverse non-traditional student population. Developed Syllabus and overall course structure. Administered all grades and attendance.
  5. 5. DAVID A. VAZQUEZ, J.D. PAGE 5 CURRICULUM VITAE Cal Poly Pomona, Student Disability Services Spanish Language Tutor 1995-1996 Provided tutorial assistance in Spanish for students with disabilities. PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT  IN-SERVICE(ADMINISTERED AND/OR ATTENDED): Taking Student Retention Seriously 2013 Student Centered Learning 2013 The Importance of Informational Literacy for our Students 2012 Working With at Risk Students and Employment Preparation 2012 Faculty Best Practices – Online (Distance Education) 2012 Homeland Security and Student Persistence 2012 Forensic Science and Student Persistence 2012 Business Management and Accounting and Student Persistence 2012 ADC Program and Student Persistence 2012 Healthcare Management and Student Persistence 2012 Paralegal Program and Student Persistence 2012 Building Student Engagement 2012 Academic Integrity and Faculty Handbook 2012 Student Learning and Assessment – MaxKnowledge 2012 ACCSC Clock Hour Standards 2012 ACCSC Standards of Accreditation 2012 ACCSC Continuing Education Courses 2012 Library Management 2012 Academic Freedom 2012 Sexual Harassment Training for Managers 2012 Improving Retention through Timely Intervention – MaxKnowledge 2011 New Online Instructor Training 2011 Corporate Academic Faculty Policies and Procedures 2011 Copyright Infringement and Deterrence 2011 Academic Freedom and Code of Ethics 2011 The Adult Learning Curb 2010 Professionalism and Behavior in the Classroom 2010 Personal Development Plan 2009 The Motivating Instructor 2009 Strategies for Student Retention 2008 New Instructor Training 2007  PROGRAM ADVISORY COMMITTEES: Homeland Security, CJ 2011-2013 Forensic Science, CJ 2011-2013 Cyber Security/Networking Technology 2011-2013 Paralegal 2007-2013
  6. 6. DAVID A. VAZQUEZ, J.D. PAGE 6 CURRICULUM VITAE Business Management and Accounting 2011-2013 Addictive Disorders Counseling 2011-2013 Medical Assisting 2011-2013 Healthcare Management 2011-2013 Physical Therapy Aide 2011-2013 Dental Lab Technician 2011-2013 Pharmacy Technician 2011-2012 Graphic Web Design 2011-2013 HVAC Technician 2013 Electrician Apprentice 2013 Human Resource Assistant 2013  CONTINUING EDUCATION: English Composition I: Achieving Expertise, Duke University, MOOC 2013 Gratification, University of Pennsylvania, MOOC 2013 An Introduction to Operations Management, University of Pennsylvania, MOOC 2013 The McGraw Hill 36-Hour Course: Project Management 2013 Six Sigma White Belt 2013 ACCSC Monograph Series- Learning Resource Systems 2013 ACCSC Monograph Series- Institutional Assessment and Improvement Planning/Implementation 2012 Forensic Science Lab Materials 2012 ACCSC Monograph Series- Self Evaluation Processes and Practices 2012 Loss Prevention 2012 Handling Difficult People 2012 Starting an Addiction Treatment Center 2012 ACCSC Monograph Series- Faculty Improvement Planning/Implementation 2012 Substance Abuse in the Workplace 2012 ACCSC Monograph Series –Maximizing Program Advisory Committees 2011 Domestic Violence and Co-Occurring Disorders 2012 Sexual Violence on Campus- Joe Biden, Vice President of the United States 2011 Sexual Addiction Treatment Planning 2011 Criminal Justice and Psychology of Addiction 2011 Addiction and Criminal Thinking 2011 Sober Living Housing 2011 Westlaw Classic Fundamentals 2009 Westlaw Litigation Research 2009 Westlaw Statutes Research 2009 Westlaw Case Law Research 2009
  7. 7. DAVID A. VAZQUEZ, J.D. PAGE 7 CURRICULUM VITAE  PROFESSIONAL ACTIVITIES: CAADAC Conference, San Diego, CA. 2012 IC&RC Conference, Orlando, FL. 2011 CAARR Conference, Palm Springs, CA. 2011 NAADAC Conference, San Diego, CA. 2011 MANAGERIAL / LEADERSHIPEXPERIENCE Sabor Restaurant, Glendale, CA. General Manager (Contract Position) 2008 Contract Position to turn around fledgling operation through implementation of effective cost controls, customer service standards, employee training, and negotiations with vendors. Employment Gap University of La Verne, College of Law Law Student 2004 to 2007 The Cellar Restaurant, Fullerton, CA Wine Apprenticeship 2003 Management and Inventory of Wine Spectator Grand Award Winning Wine List Copacabana Restaurant and Banquet Facility, Pomona, CA General Manager 2003 Management of a staff of over 100 employees.Implemented change of Company’s culture. Implemented cost controls and inventory management resulting in first profitable quarter in operation’s existence. 21 Oceanfront and Doryman’s Inn, Newport Beach, CA General Manager 2002 – 2003 Implemented organization techniques resulting in profits and record sales figures. Madre’s Restaurant, Pasadena, CA General Manager (Contract Position) 2002 Opened Jennifer Lopez’ restaurant from inception to completion in aggressive 12 week period. Successfully planned and managed the opening star studded gala event. Rosa’s Fine Italian Dinning Restaurant, Ontario, CA Wine Purchasing Agent / Server Trainer 1994 – 2002 Inventory management and purchasing of wine. New hire trainer. RELATED WORK EXPERIENCE Pro-Bono Social Security Administration, Whittier, CA. Claimant Representative 2007 – present Assist claimants with petitions for Social Security Disability benefits. Pomona Courthouse, Family Self Help Law Center, Pomona, CA. Volunteer 2006 – 2007 Assist clients with Dissolution and Paternity suits. Assist clients with Unlawful Detainers.
  8. 8. DAVID A. VAZQUEZ, J.D. PAGE 8 CURRICULUM VITAE Law Offices of Martin Taller, Anaheim, CA. Intake Coordinator 2005 – 2006 Composition of documents for claimants seeking benefits from Social Security and Workers’ Compensation. Evaluate client eligibility. Conduct Legal Research. Workers’ Rights Self Help Law Center, Sylmar, CA. Volunteer 2004 – 2005 Assist clients in drafting letters to EDD for unpaid wage claims. Assist clients with criminal expungements. COMPUTER SKILL SETS Coursesmart integrationthrough BLTI plug-in Publisher Content Integration of General Education Courses Moodle Rooms Blackboard WebEx Microsoft Office Presentation Plug-in for Power Point Westlaw Lexis/Nexis Smartsheets – project management software AtTask – project management software LANGUAGES English – native language Spanish – speak fluently and read/write with high proficiency REFERENCES Excellent references available upon request.

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