DENNIS MCGEEHAN, MBA, ED D (ABD), CM                                     P.O. Box 1406 | Southampton, PA 18966            ...
Teach morning undergraduate speech course for Rowan University main campus               Dennis McGeehan | Resume Page 2 |...
Served as the Adult Education Speaker for the PAACE Mid-Winter Conference in 2006
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  1. 1. DENNIS MCGEEHAN, MBA, ED D (ABD), CM P.O. Box 1406 | Southampton, PA 18966 (610) 513-8206 | ______________________________________________Program Development | Staff Recruiting and Hiring | Academic Planning | Personnel Oversight | Online Learning Student Support Systems | Coaching and Mentoring | Resources/Fiscal Management | University Diversity Curriculum Development | Student Advocacy| Student Retention | Staff Training and Development - QUALIFICATIONS SUMMARY -Execution-minded university administrator with many years of executive-level experience and a strong trackrecord of success directing university operations, overseeing the implementation of academic programming, andproviding faculty, staff, and students with comprehensive leadership. Empowering natural leader and militaryveteran with a history of embracing additional leadership responsibilities including serving as the co-chair of auniversity-wide performance evaluation committee and as an active participant for the 2010 NJ County CommunityCollege’s Big Ideas Project. Transformational change agent driven by challenges and steadfast in exceedingexpectations. - CORE COMPETENCIES - Superior communication and interpersonal skills to easily establish trusting rapport with individuals at all levels Seasoned and effective public speaker—honored to serve as the Strayer University speaker for regions 1, 2 and 3 in 2006; developed and delivered a presentation entitled “Deans’ Performance Metrics and Evaluation” Expertise in communicating performance expectations to faculty and analyzing key performance indicators Skilled at fostering a collegial academic climate that encourages interdisciplinary, active, and collaborative learning - HIGHER EDUCATION EXPERIENCE -STRAYER UNIVERSITY 1/00 – presentCampus Dean and Chief Campus Academic Administrator, Lower Bucks County Campus 7/03 – 9/10Spearheaded (from scratch) and led the opening of this start-up university offering a wide range of undergraduateand graduate programming. Directed all academic programming and continually evaluated programming for qualityand compliance with applicable policies. Directed course scheduling and provided strategic leadership to facultyand staff. Nominated to university-wide leadership positions and served as a mentor to five new campus deans.Assessed staffing needs and recruited and hired quality faculty & staff to meet staffing needs. Led faculty and staffin job-specific training and professional development. Advised and guided undergraduate and graduate students. Co-chaired a committee comprised of representatives from over 60 Strayer University campus deans to identify performance metrics and implement strategic action plans to address administrative issues Served as the Designated School Official (DSO) and advocate for all military veterans & international students Honored with numerous university awards for campus performance including the Outstanding Student Activities (2004) through Highest Student Graduation Rate (2010). Cultivated advantageous alliances and maintained strong collegial relations with two-year colleges throughout New Jersey, Delaware, and Pennsylvania leading to a significant boost in total University enrollmentProfessor of Business and General Studies, Strayer University King of Prussia, PA and Ashburn andManassas, VA 1/00 – presentDevelop and teach undergraduate graduate courses in business, humanities, and communications, both on campusand online. Assess individual student needs and adapt instruction to meet diverse needs & learning styles. Tutor andcoach struggling students. Design exciting lectures to ensure students are interested in learning the subject matter.Also served as part-time adjunct professor at Strayer University (English), Luzerne County Community College(English), Community College of Philadelphia (Speech & English), LaSalle University (BusinessCommunications), and Temple University (Business Communications and English). Served as an adult educationtrainer at Marywood College (Business Communications) and at Philadelphia Learning Connection (Oral/WrittenCommunications). Adjunct Speech Instructor, Rowan University9/11 – present
  2. 2. Teach morning undergraduate speech course for Rowan University main campus Dennis McGeehan | Resume Page 2 | (610) 513-8206 | ______________________________________________ - ADDITIONAL PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE AND ACCOMPLISHMENTS - Developed and delivered training courses for the National Management Association on topics such as supervision, management, communications, change management, and process improvement Served as a business consultant for DC beltway based CSC Aerospace and Veda, Inc., working with clients to assess needs and develop fully compliant systems for contracts, procurement, export licensing, materials, and logistics functions Provided individualized coaching and mentoring to senior management to boost productivity and effectiveness Served as a member of federal and local committees including the NASA HQ Process Improvement Committee Developed and implemented community donation programs with Steamtown NPS and others to eliminate costly storage of excess equipment/materials Directed all licensing and compliance efforts and oversaw inventory levels for BDM export-import Organized process improvement meetings with government and industry representatives throughout the U.S. Spearheaded and directed an urban industrial renovation program for a 750 sq. ft. multi-purpose building Developed and administered a $1M annual operating budget, and led public relations efforts with the Bicentennial US Labor History Museum, the Philadelphia Garment Center, and OPDC Penns Landing Served as the V.P. of Professional Development for the National Management Association’s GDLS Chapter VP of Programs for the Northern Virginia International Trade Association President for the National Property Management Association Northern Virginia and Greater Philadelphia Chapters Division and corporate management/leadership positions with General Dynamics Land Systems (GDLS), BDM International and the City of Philadelphia - EDUCATION -Doctor of Education, Educational Leadership – Rowan University of New Jersey (ABD, all program credits (64 sem.hrs. satisfied on December 2012; final write up and defense remaining) Dissertation: Motivational Factors for Transitioning Classroom Faculty to the Online Learning Environment Committee: Dr. Houshmand (chair), Dr. Linksz and Dr.RobinsonMaster of Business Administration and Graduate Certificate in Public Management – Shenandoah UniversityGraduate studies in English with a Focus on Prose Literature & Creative Writing – Shippensburg University Bachelor of Arts (with honors), Writing with a History/Writing Minor – Shippensburg University - CERTIFICATIONS - Blackboard Online Teaching Certification – Delaware Valley College Blackboard and eCollege Online Teaching Certification – Strayer University Peer Reviewer, Business – Multimedia Educational Resource for Learning and Online Teaching (MERLOT) Certified Management Instructor (Certificate in Management Instruction) – National Management Association Certified Manager (CM) – Institute of Certified Professional Managers Certified Professional Property Manager (CPPM) and Consulting Fellow (CF) – National Property Management Association - PROFESSIONAL MEMBERSHIPS – Alpha Epsilon Lambda Upsilon Chapter National Honor Society, Rowan University Pennsylvania Council for International Education (PaCIE) Pennsylvania Association for Adult Continuing Education (PAACE)
  3. 3. Served as the Adult Education Speaker for the PAACE Mid-Winter Conference in 2006