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Dana Jarvis Resume 2011

Dana Jarvis Resume 2011






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    • DANA E. JARVIS, MPA, MSW 2020 Crafton Blvd. * Pittsburgh, PA 15205 * 412.855.5369 * jarvisd@duq.edu * www.danajarvis.org SENIOR ORGANIZATIONAL EFFECTIVENESS EXECUTIVE Former U.S. Marine · Learning and Development Leader · Published Author · International SpeakerI am an experienced and accomplished Senior Organizational Effectiveness leader with an emphasis on Learningand Development. My record of achievements includes designing, developing, and implementing effective learningand leadership models that improve organizational competitive advantage. Innovation drives my learning initiatives. CORE COMPETENCIESOrganizational Effectiveness Strategic Planning & Implementation High Performance InnovationLearning & Development Blended Learning Models Virtual Team EngagementDiversity Engagement Project Management Talent Management PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE Visiting Instructor 2010-Present Adjunct Professor of Leadership and Management 2004-2010 Duquesne University, Palumbo * Donahue School of Business, School of Leadership and Professional Advancement, Pittsburgh, PA – Renowned University with graduates in many of today’s Fortune 500s. Engaged blended learning techniques for graduate courses in Global Ethics, Leading Change in Organizations, Strategic Formulation and Implementation, Public Affairs Management, Leadership in Administration, Program Design, Assessment and Improvement, Organizational Ethics and Ethics and Diversity. Undergraduate courses taught include Leadership and Ethics, Strategic Management and Introduction to Management. • Instructed diverse leaders in the U.S. Military, Fortune 500 companies and large nonprofit organizations • Strengthened MBA and Leadership candidates with skills required for a competitive global workforce • Utilized Blackboard learning platform for online courses to maximize student engagement • Curriculum development with the end user in mind for practical skills application within the global economy • Integrated dynamic discussion formats to emphasize key learning points, insights and analytical thought Assistant Director of Admissions 2009-2010 Education Management Corporation, Argosy University, Pittsburgh, PA – Proprietary University with graduates working in diverse fields, including leadership roles in businesses around the Globe. Strategically worked with diverse candidates for admissions to graduate online business programs in a consultative selling manner, emphasizing short and long-term alignment with professional career objectives. • Achieved the “Changing Lives Award” Winner 4 times for high performance based on candidate applications • Recognized as a Top Performer by having new ADAs connect to my outbound calls with potential applicants • Created a Competitive Analysis Matrix for the Master of Business Administration degree program • Inspired numerous domestic and international prospective students to apply with Argosy University Human Resources Director 2007-2008 Auberle, Pittsburgh, PA – One of the largest not-for-profit organizations in the Pittsburgh region, committed to helping troubled children and families make positive and lasting changes in their lives. As a member of the Auberle Executive Team, orchestrated the efforts of 4 HR professionals to improve the effectiveness of the entire organization, consisting of over 220 employees. • Re-engineered Auberle University with over 50 courses, focused on diverse training in mission critical areas • Developed a 360-Degree Leadership Feedback tool to increase leadership core competencies • Improved Performance Management System to include coaching on the strengths-based approach • Created a balanced scorecard to critically track and analyze comprehensive Human Resource goals • Achieved Finalist recognition in “PHRA’s 2008 People Do Matter Awards” for the Core Values Initiative
    • DANA E. JARVIS, MPA, MSW PAGE TWO Human Resources Director 2004-2007 Snavely Forest Products, Pittsburgh, PA – Leading distributor of building products with $230M in annual revenue. Oversight of Human Resources functions, focused primarily on corporate university, leadership program, employee engagement and performance management system for 225 employees. • Developed a Corporate University and Leadership Class, contributing to organizational competitive advantage • Conducted training in sales, leadership, coaching and DDI’s Interaction Management Essentials • Generated a customized performance management system collaboratively with GMs, accelerating key results • Appointed to Co-Chairperson role of the company-wide Strategic Planning Team, focused on business growth • Led the employee engagement survey, action planning and follow-up initiatives across the United States Manager of Project Services (Management Consultant) 2001-2004 The Hill Group, Inc., Pittsburgh, PA – Management consulting firm providing services to Fortune 500 clients. Managed diverse projects focused on training, market analysis, shared services, employee satisfaction and strategic planning in a team-based environment for wide variety of clients. • Created a supervisory training course (e.g. innovation, communication) for a $30M public sector organization • Provided leadership insights for a values project with a $15B financial services company • Led a market analysis study for a $2B telecom company, which strengthened the sales decision-making model • Managed a shared services study for 3 organizations with a maximum savings of $470,000 annually • Worked with diverse consulting teams to accelerate regional economic development via strategic approaches CAREER NOTES Early career success as a Graduate Resident Director at the University of Pittsburgh included learning and development programs offered to over 4,000 resident students, a sustainable service initiative, partnering students with regional leaders on meaningful projects and supervision of 32 staff members over 3 years. As a Former U.S. Marine, serving as the Legal Manager for 2nd Battalion, 7th Marines, my achievements consisted of implementation of a comprehensive Legal Training Program, Best Legal Department distinction in the Division of over 20,000 Marines and Sailors, Navy Achievement Medal, Certificates of Commendation and Letters of Appreciation. EDUCATION • Master of Public Administration, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA • Master of Social Work, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA • Bachelor of Arts in Psychology, Allegheny College, Meadville, PA • Leadership Pittsburgh XIX • Program on Negotiation at Harvard Law School Certificate • 7 Habits of Highly Effective People and 4 Disciplines of Execution Certificate, Stephen Covey • Development Dimensions International Certified Interaction Management Essentials Trainer • United States Marine Corps Military, Legal, Police and Leadership Training PROFESSIONAL ACCOMPLISHMENTS • Wrote cutting edge book, titled 7 Essentials for Managing Virtual Teams (University Readers, 2010) • Integrated 7 Essentials model with contingency planning for presentation with TRCPA • Speaker at 2010 conference for the leading Human Resource association in Canada (HRPA) • Facilitated multiple learning and development sessions in China for a facility of U.S.-based company • Presented on employee engagement at the 2009 Institute of Internal Auditors Conference • Regular contributor to Dear Workforce, an online and global publication of Workforce Management • Developed and taught courses in Business and Society and Managing Virtual Teams for Stephens College • Originated and taught Advanced Leadership Theory and Practice graduate MBA course for Ottawa University • Taught a course on Social Welfare to Master of Social Work students at the University of Pittsburgh • Served on numerous nonprofit Board of Directors, including most recently, the Veterans Leadership Program