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Communications Officer

Location:
Killeen, Texas, United States
Salary:
$95000
Posted:
June 28, 2019

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KARÉN LYNN CLOS

*** ***** *** ****

Georgetown, Texas 78628

Office: (direct line): 254-***-**** Cell: 254-***-****

Education

**** *.*., *******/************** Texas A&M University-Commerce (anticipated)

1997 Ed.D., Educational Administration University of Texas at Austin

1988 M.A., Counseling Psychology University of Texas at San Antonio

1985 M.A., Adult Education University of Incarnate Word San Antonio, Texas

Administrative Experience

2012-present Chief Advancement Officer/Executive Director, Communications & Advancement

Texas A&M University-Central Texas Killeen, Texas

2008-2011 President

Community College of Denver Denver, Colorado

2004-2008 Vice President of Educational Services/Chief Academic Officer

Temple College Temple, Texas

1999-2004 Dean of Learning & Instruction/Chief Academic Officer

Barton County Community College Great Bend, Kansas

1997-1999 Assistant to the Chancellor

West Valley-Mission College District Saratoga, California

1995-1997 Director of Institutional Research

University of Incarnate Word San Antonio, Texas

1993-1994 Administrative Intern, Chancellor’s Office

Alamo Community College District San Antonio, Texas

1990-1993 Director, Career & Counseling Services

Our Lady of the Lake University San Antonio, Texas

1988-1990 Faculty Member, Counseling Department

San Antonio College San Antonio, Texas

1984-1988 Chair/Program Developer, ABE/GED/ESL Program

St. Philip’s College San Antonio, Texas

Faculty Experience

2014-2018 Graduate Faculty Member and Dissertation Chair

Roueche Graduate Center, Community College Leadership Program

National American University, Doctoral Program

2013-2015 Adjunct Faculty, Central Texas College, Ft. Hood, Developmental Studies English and Reading Killeen, Texas

2009-2011 Adjunct Faculty, Center for Language, Arts & Behavioral Sciences

Community College of Denver Denver, Colorado

2004-2008 Adjunct Faculty, Division of Liberal Arts

Temple College Temple, Texas

2004-2008 Adjunct Faculty, Division of Liberal Arts and Developmental Education

Temple College Temple, Texas

2002-2004 Adjunct Faculty, Liberal Arts/Developmental Education

Barton County Community College Great Bend, Kansas

1999-2000 Adjunct Faculty, Graduate College of Education

Ft. Hayes State University Fort Hayes, Kansas

1999-2002 Adjunct Faculty, English Composition and Psychology

EduKan (on-line) Consortium Kansas

1996-1997 Adjunct Faculty, Department of Psychology and College Orientation

San Antonio College San Antonio, Texas

1996-1997 Adjunct Faculty, Department of Psychology

St. Philip’s College San Antonio, Texas

1992-1995 Adjunct Faculty, Liberal Arts & Developmental Studies

Incarnate Word College San Antonio, Texas

1990-1993 Adjunct Faculty, College Orientation

Our Lady of the Lake University San Antonio, Texas

1988-1990 Adjunct Faculty, College Orientation/Student Success

San Antonio College San Antonio, Texas

1980-1988 Adjunct Faculty, ABE/GED Program

St. Philip’s College San Antonio, Texas

Community Memberships

Chair, Harker Heights Chamber of Commerce, Governmental Affairs Committee

Member, Auraria Higher Education Board, 2008-2011

Member, Denver Workforce Investment Board, 2008-2011

Featured Spokesperson, Colorado Community College System Amendment 50 Campaign, 2009

Member, Board of Directors, Community College of Denver and Three Gorges University (China) Confucius Institute and Cultural Exploratorium, 2008-2011

Member, Community College of Denver, Nursing Advisory Board, 2009-2011

Member, South Denver Metro Chamber of Commerce, 2008-2011

Member, Hispanic Chamber of Commerce, 2008-2011

Member, Asian Chamber of Commerce, 2008-2011

Member, Black Chamber of Commerce and Urban League, 2008-2011

Member, Denver Women’s Chamber, 2010-2011

Professional Service

Author/Editor, Accreditation Application for Texas A&M University-Central Texas, SACS Accreditation Team, 2012-13

Author/Advisor/Content Editor, Texas A&M University-Central Texas, 2012

Leader/Advisor, CCD Student Government, Ballot initiative providing funding for inaugural building. Measure passed, Spring 2010.

Leader/Member, Executive Staff Architectural Design Team, developing site proposal, negotiating ground lease, program plan and design plan in support of Student Learning & Engagement Building, Summer 2011 (Building completed Fall 2013)

Consultant, American Association of Community Colleges, Future Leaders’ Institute, Ethical Leadership as a Community College Administrator: Lessons for Success & Survival, Spring 2011.

Invited Speaker, Colorado Higher Education Update, South Denver Metro Chamber of Commerce, 2010

Signatory and Featured Co-Spokesperson, Signing Partnership Agreement with Regional Transportation District MOU initiating a joint workforce training program in support of the Eagle P3 project, Denver International Airport, 2010

Participant, Colorado Workforce Development Council, a statewide committee to recommend economic development and workforce policy to Governor’s Office, 2010

Invited Speaker, Standing Up to Domestic Violence, The Phoenix Center at Auraria Higher Educational Center, October 2010

Feature Interview, The Amazing Growth of Community College of Denver: Keeping the Promise of the Open Door Alive During an Economic Recession, Colorado Matters, Colorado Public Radio, Fall 2009

Invited Guest, Han Ban International Conference for Confucius Institutes, Ministry of Cultural Affairs, The People’s Republic of China, Fall 2008

Invited Speaker, Mayor’s Youth Commission, Annual Scholarship Award Ceremony, Spring 2008-2011

Professional Presentations

Guest Lecturer, Leadership Killeen, January 2018 and 2019

Guest Speaker, Induction Ceremony, Delta Mu Delta Honor Society, Texas A&M University-Central Texas, 2016-2018

Guest Speaker, “The Role of Ethics in Leadership,” Killeen Chamber of Commerce, Leadership Development Program, Spring, 2016

Convocation Speaker, Spring 2015. Academic Integrity in the Community College: One College’s Assessment of Student and Faculty Perceptions, Northwest Vista College, San Antonio

Keynote Speaker, Championing Academic Integrity as an Honor Student, Phi Theta Kappa Colorado Regional Convention, Red Rocks Community College, March 2011

Recognized Alumni, University of Texas Alumni Magazine, The Alcalde, February 2011

Consultant, Championing Academic Integrity on Your Campus, College of Southern Idaho,

Fall, 2010

Author. Is Diogenes on Your Campus? Community College Forum, Diverse Magazine, January 21, 2010

Consultant, Championing Academic Integrity on Your Campus, Pensacola Community College, Spring 2009

Recipient, Distinguished Graduate, Community College Leadership Program, University of Texas at Austin, Summer 2009

Featured Speaker, National Institute for Staff & Organizational Development, 10 Things You Can and Should Do to Champion Academic Integrity, Confront Academic Dishonesty, and Possibly Save Your College – and the World! May 2009

Author, To Be Honest: Championing Academic Integrity in Community Colleges, Washington, D.C.: American Association of Community Colleges 2007

Guest Lecturer, University of Texas at Austin, College of Education, Community College Leadership Program. Fall, 2005-2007

Senior Fellow, Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board, 2004

Presenter, It Isn’t Cheating If You Don’t Get Caught, NISOD Conference, Austin, Texas 2003

Featured Editorial, Community Colleges Must Prepare to Address Academic Dishonesty, Community College Times, July 23, 2002

Facilitator/Trainer, Assessment of Student Learning Workshop, Community Education, Barton County Community College, 2002

Featured Columnist, Raising the Rope: What Killer Whales and Dolphins Know About Effective Teaching and Learning Strategies, Innovation Abstracts, Fall 2000

Author, Board Chair as Transformational Leader? Re-Thinking the Role of the Community College Trustee as Change Agent, Academic Leadership, Summer 2000

Conference Coordinator. Kansas 2000, featuring Dr. Terry O’Banion, Dr. John Roueche, and Dr. Suanne Roueche, a professional development activity for Kansas community college faculty, staff, and administration (a Carl Perkins funded activity)

Featured Article, Board Chair as Transformational Leader? Trustee Quarterly (Special Edition), Association of Community College Trustees, Summer 2000

Guest Lecturer, The Role of the Chief Academic Officer in Student Retention and Achievement, The College of Education, University of Texas at Austin, Summer 2000

Presenter, If We Build It, Will They Learn? One College’s Experience with Computer Mediated Learning for Developmental Students, NISOD Conference, May 2000

Featured Contributor, The Right to Succeed: Grounding Our Organization in the Fundamentals of Student Access and Success, Connections, April-June 2000

Author, A Comparative Analysis and Summary of Local Community College Board Self-Evaluation Instruments: A Report for the Board of Trustees, West Valley-Mission Community College District, 1999

Co-Author, Chancellor’s Speech, Foundations of Institutional Effectiveness: Legacy, Leadership and Learning: A paper for the College of Notre Dame, January 1999

Author, Group Governance: Peril or Promise? Strategic Conversation White Paper, West Valley-Mission Community College District, August 1998

Presenter, Can We Talk? Implementing Strategic Conversations with Your Board of Trustees, NISOD Conference, May 1998

Author, Who We Are & What We Do, Strategic Conversation White Paper, West Valley-Mission Community College District, November 1997

Researcher and Author, The Climate at the College: A Study of Organizational Climate, University of Incarnate Word, 1995-1997

Researcher and Author, A Study of Student and Alumni Satisfaction, University of Incarnate Word, 1996

Researcher and Presenter, A Study of Texas Board Chairs as Transformational Leaders, Association of Community College Trustees (ACCT), Washington, D.C., 1996

Editor, The Status of Hispanic Faculty in Texas Universities, by Dr. Jaime Chahin, 1995

Panelist, So You Think You Know What Really Makes Minority Students Successful? A Candid Discussion of the Factors that Really Make a Difference in Undergraduate Education, THECB, Minority Issues Conference, 1995

Editor, One Million and Counting: A Study of the Future of Hispanics in South Texas, by Dr. Jaime Chahin for The Tomas Rivera Research and Policy Center, Spring 1994

Author, La Cultura No Se Vende: Ethnicity Makes a Fashion Statement, Hispanic Link (national syndication), November, 1992

Author, Celebrating GED Week in San Antonio: How a Whole City Recognizes GED Students, Families, and Teachers, GED Items, 1986.

Community Service

Volunteer/Model, Central Texas College Nursing Fashion Show, 2016, 2015 and 2013

Patron/Individual Sponsor, Texas A&M University-Central Texas Campus Police, Annual Take Back the Night Campaign, 2011 to present.

Co-sponsor, The Red Gala, an event in support of The Spirituals Project, a non-profit organization for the preservation and revitalization of the music and teachings of the sacred songs of 18-19th century African Americans, Fall, 2010

Co-sponsor, Would You Harbor Me? Voices from The Broken Path, The Spirituals Project, Fall, 2010

Sponsor, The Gui Zhu Dance Troupe, Community College of Denver, Spring, 2009

Initiated college sponsorship of volunteer phone bank, KMIX Marathon for the Food Bank of The Rockies, 2008-2011

Board Member, Children’s Hospital Advisory Board, Scott & White Hospital, 2005-2008

Board Member, Barton County Advisory Committee on Minority Affairs, 2003-2004

Awards and Honors

2016 Honorary Member, Delta Mu Delta Honor Society, College of Business, Texas A&M University-Central Texas A&M University - Central Texas

2013 President’s Award for Distinguished Service, Texas A&M University-Central Texas, for meritorious service and contributions made as committee member on university’s inaugural accreditation team.

2011 Shirley B. Gordon Award for Outstanding Community College CEO, Phi Theta Kappa

2011 Nominee/Finalist, Brian Vogt Community Leadership Award, South Denver Metro Chamber of Commerce

2009 Distinguished Alumni Award, University of Texas at Austin, Community College Leadership Program

2004 National Institute for Staff & Organizational Development, Excellence Award

1997 Fellowship Recipient, American Association of University Women

1996 Fellowship Recipient, Roueche Fellowship, Community College Leadership Program, University of Texas

1993 Fellowship Recipient. Sid W. Richardson Fellowship, Community College Leadership Program, University of Texas

1985 Outstanding Graduate Student Award, University of Incarnate Word, San Antonio, Texas

1984 Nominee and Participant, Leaders for the ‘80s, National Institute for Leadership Development, Phoenix, Arizona



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