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SUSIE MAHONEY, ED.D.

1202 Wionna Ave, Cincinnati, Ohio ● (513) 375-0190 ● susan.mahoney@uc.edu

____________________HIGHER EDUCATION PROFESSIONAL AND EDUCATOR_______________________


§ Accomplished professional and academic with 17+ years’ experience advising, mentoring and teaching students
§ Proven track record with recruitment and retention efforts leading to students’ success
§ Seasoned in advising, mentoring, and teaching college students and developing student support activities,
curriculum, and programs
§ Known for establishing credible partnerships and collaborative efforts across university and within the community
§ Recognized for supervising staff through positive reinforcement and consistent feedback

______________________________AREAS OF EXPERTISE____________________________________
Program Development Strategic Planning/Analysis Student Advising/Mentorship
Curriculum Design (Online, F2F) Evaluation Team Building
Facilitation and Instruction Public Speaking Organizational Leadership

______________________________________EDUCATION________________________________________

UNIVERSITY OF CINCINNATI, CINCINNATI, OH


Graduate Certificate, Online & Curriculum Instruction, 8/2015.
INDIANA UNIVERSITY, BLOOMINGTON, IN
Doctor of Education, Educational Leadership & Policy Studies emphasis, 5/2011.
UNIVERSITY OF NORTH CAROLINA, GREENSBORO, NC
Master of Art, Recreation, Parks, and Tourism, 5/2002.
ELON UNIVERSITY, ELON, NC
Bachelor of Art, Psychology, magna cum laude, 5/2000.

_________________________PROFESSIONAL AND ADMINISTRATIVE EXPERIENCE______________________


UNIVERSITY OF CINCINNATI, CINCINNATI, OH 8/2016 – PRESENT
ASSISTANT PROFESSOR - EDUCATOR
DIVISION OF CAREER EDUCATION AND EXPERIENTIAL LEARNING
Co-advise, teach and support program of 800+ Information Technology students seeking work integrated learning
experiences.
§ Advise and teach Engineering and Information Technology students in the co-op/internship search process, career
preparation and exploration endeavor
§ Reappointed for second three-year appointment through university tenure/promotion process for high standard of
service, scholarship, and teaching (Aug. 2018)
§ Teach Introduction to Co-op sections of 50+ Information Technology students and developed first professional
development course delivered in an online environment using Quality Matters standards
§ Created, designed curriculum, and teach annual domestic study tour course focusing on federal agency site visits,
career exploration, networking and adjusting to a new area for 20 students studying cybersecurity
§ Awarded several grants including $30,000 Ohio Cyberrange grant to foster cybersecurity skills growth and employ
students in an industry collaborative learning experience (co-author) and multiple $2,500-$5,000 collaborative
grants focused on equity and inclusion efforts
§ Lead students 1 on 1 and group post co-op term reflection meetings utilizing experiential learning techniques and
methods to inform students’ future co-op terms and career path
§ Coach students on interview preparation and methods, provide resume feedback, inform student’s job search
strategies, and discuss organizational culture and fit
§ Design and lead career exploration programs such as site visits and employer partnered events for students to inform
career path and academic interests

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§ Provide resources such as blog site (https://technologycoopsearch.wordpress.com/) to support students beyond the
classroom for advice for full-time/co-op/intern job search preparation and work acclimation
§ Cultivate employer relationships through event planning (IT Expo) and outreach resulting in new co-op jobs in and
outside of the Cincinnati area
§ Collaborated on developing and teaching portion of curriculum for professional development course geared towards
doctoral students considering employment outside of traditional academic positions (Summer 2018)
§ Serve the Division on the Curriculum, Workload, Equity & Inclusion, and WACE International Conference Planning
Committees
UNIVERSITY OF CINCINNATI, CINCINNATI, OH 3/2014 – 8/2016
ASSISTANT DIRECTOR, LEADERSHIP INITIATIVES
STUDENT ACTIVITIES AND LEADERSHIP DEVELOPMENT
Promoted following national search to service on management team of department charged with on campus programming,
co-curricular educational endeavors and managing student organizations across campus.
§ Manage academic Student Leadership Certificate, which includes marketing the program, supervising practicum
students, and developing and teaching curriculum for two of four certificate courses
§ Direct committee tasked with programming a one-day leadership conference featuring 15 breakout sessions, 3
national speakers, 250 student participants, and 600 guests
§ Develop leadership workshops, web resources, and educational programming for development of students, staff,
and organizations
§ Drive assessment efforts to develop new leadership programs and tweak existing programs including the reporting
of results from a national study to inform future campus-wide leadership efforts
§ Oversee and execute leadership programming and initiatives for department. Supervise two full-time professional
staff members who oversee club sports, student organizations, and social justice education programs
§ Along with the director, create a team culture through planning of team meetings and staff retreats
§ Manage and provide oversight for peer led leadership programs including first year overnight retreat, Camp
Bearcats, and student of color leadership program, Emerging Ethnic Leaders. Both programs participation and
registration rates have increased during oversight of programs
§ Program several one-time events as part of celebrations including service trips, book discussions, and speaker series
and coordinate event volunteers
§ Negotiate facility, merchandise, and talent contracts in search for competitive prices and optimum fit
§ Create new initiatives to recognize student leadership and meet the needs of students, including collaborative grant
to fund student’s leadership experiences, new Leadership Living Learning Community with Residence Life, and
student leader of the month award
§ Market and publicize department and leadership programs utilizing social media platforms as well as traditional
methods

UNIVERSITY OF CINCINNATI, CINCINNATI, OH 3/2012 – 2/2014


PROGRAM COORDINATOR, CLUB SPORTS
STUDENT ACTIVITIES AND LEADERSHIP DEVELOPMENT
Provided administrative oversight, development of organizational leaders, and coordination of 40-plus club sports teams
§ Managed Club sports budget and established a student allocation committee to involve student input into the
budgeting process and allocation process of more than $200K
§ Proposed increase of funds through SACUB due to a 25 percent increase in participation
§ Developed and implemented a 3-5-year risk management plan of the Club Sports program which includes first
responder training, individual club sport organization risk management programs, a concussion management
program and safety officer training of student first responders
§ Utilized focus groups, benchmarking efforts, surveys, and one on one meetings to implement student input and
provide additional oversight into the program
§ Cultivated alumni relationships and club sports organization relationships with UC foundation
§ Led marketing efforts for Club Sports and SALD office including updating of the website, face to face marketing at
events, and new social media efforts
§ Co-chaired implementation of new registration software for all 400-plus student organizations

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§ Supervised office student staff – provide daily feedback, hire, train, and evaluate
§ Involved in development of curriculum for racial awareness program and first year experience courses

MISSOURI STATE UNIVERSITY, SPRINGFIELD, MO 7/2010 – 2/2012


ASSOCIATE DIRECTOR OF CAMPUS RECREATION
Co-led department charged with building and programming a new recreation center and growing team by 75% over a 1-
year period
§ Planned and assessed faculty/staff and student input in development of programs, policies, and equipment
purchases through focus groups, equipment demonstrations, and campus-wide surveys
§ Developed training plan for onboarding and continued on the job training for new professional staff, graduate
assistants, and part-time staff
§ Formulated budgetary decisions regarding consumable and asset purchases > 2.1M. Proposed future cost saving
efforts. Set price points for new programming using benchmarking and other research strategies
§ Served as first point of contact in vendor relations and community partnerships
§ Constructed management procedures, registration information, an emergency action and communication plan, and
facility, membership, and program policies for new facility
§ Supervised, evaluated, and mentored 2 full-time professional staff, two graduate assistants, and 80-plus student
employees
§ Chaired search committee and served on and provided support for three additional search committees
§ Coordinated efforts to work with campus facilities management to hire maintenance staff and work on the campus-
wide work ticket system
§ Recruited and formed student council to assist in planning of the recreation center past the design phase for projects
including policies and fitness equipment purchases
§ Developed training plan for onboarding and continued on the job training for new professional staff, graduate
assistants, and part-time staff
§ Chaired internal committees responsible for developing student staff hiring process and orientation, grand opening
programming, and new registration software implementation (CSI)

INDIANA UNIVERSITY, BLOOMINGTON, IN 2/2002 – 7/2010


ASSISTANT DIRECTOR – INFORMAL SPORTS AND EQUIPMENT OPERATIONS
Developed management, leadership, and program development skills as program unit leader
§ Mentored, hired, trained, supervised, and evaluated 85-plus part-time staff whose range of supervision included 3
facilities and over 300,000 square feet of activity space
§ Hired, trained, conducted semester evaluations, and supervised 2 graduate assistants
§ Developed curriculum for monthly in-services ranging on topics from applying transferable skills to the workforce to
situational leadership
§ Utilized media to enhance the training of hourly student employees (i.e. screencast, online tutorials)
§ Developed and oversaw new student leadership position which collaborated and possessed job knowledge across
program areas – created promotion process, evaluation tool, and feedback mechanisms
§ Administered participant assessments and used results to steer future planning
§ Coordinated and facilitated participant focus groups gaining insight into participation patterns
§ Empowered hourly students to partake in leadership roles, such as the hiring and training process of peers
§ Counseled facility rental groups and provide supervision for large-scale special events

INDIANA UNIVERSITY, KELLEY SCHOOL OF BUSINESS, BLOOMINGTON, IN 8/2009 – 5/2010


CAREER SERVICES LAB COACH
Role that provided experience in advising and career coaching students 1 on 1
§ Counseled undergraduate business students enrolled in career planning courses
§ Coached students through development of elevator speech, behavioral interview questions, mock interviews, and
self-assessment. Aided with career search process, interview strategies, and resume development

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______________________TEACHING EXPERIENCE___________________________
UNIVERSITY OF CINCINNATI, COLLEGE OF EDUCATION, CRIMINAL JUSTICE, HUMAN SERVICES, 8/2015 – PRESENT
ADJUNCT ASSISTANT PROFESSOR
• Teach online sections (fall and spring) of 40-70 students in human resources/leadership course (SMGT 3010)
• Taught in-person section of International Sport Management course (SMGT 4011)
• Recognized by students in evaluations for real world experience application and incorporation of active learning
strategies in both face to face and online asynchronous environments
• Apply interactive teaching methods and activities into the curriculum using ADDIE principles

COURSES TAUGHT (ADDITIONAL)


UNIVERSITY OF CINCINNATI
Introduction to Co-op (Online and In-Person) – teach at least 2 sections each year in role as Assistant Professor
Domestic Study Tour – Cybersecurity – 16 students participating in online course and 7-day stay in Washington D.C.
Student Leadership Practicum Experience – Advised students in documenting leadership experience in e-portfolio
Leadership Theory and Practices, Organizational Leadership – taught two-sections (in-person)

MISSOURI STATE UNIVERSITY, DEPARTMENT. OF EDUCATION 8/2011 – 8/2013


ADJUNCT ASSISTANT PROFESSOR
• Taught first year master’s students (25-30) Student Development Theory course
• Advised master’s students in practicum experiences and course. Assisted with the search process and integrated
reflection during and post work experience

____________________________PRESENTATIONS AND PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT_____________________


2018 – Present – WACE Conference Presentation Accepted (2), Gallup Certified Strengths Coach, Presenter “Reflection
Strategies” CPREE Symposium, CEIA National Conference, Learning & Teaching (UC), Title IX Module Creation (elearning),
Course Creation (study tour and experience explorations program expansion), Safezone for Teaching, Equity & Inclusion in
Teaching Institute (UC) Participant

2015-2017 – Fall 2017 CPREE Reflection in Engineering Invited Presenter and Participant, Fall 2017 UC Teaching Conference
Presenter “Active Reflection Strategies”, 2017 OCEA Presenter “Cultural Agility”, 2017 Equity & Inclusion Conference Co-
Presenter, 2016 UC Assessment Conference Presenter, UC HR Academy Inaugural Cohort Member, StrengthsQuest
Educator Training, Division of Student Affairs (DOSA) Diversity & Inclusion Staff Award, part of team that was awarded
DOSA Innovation Award, Judicial Affairs Administrative Review Committee member, Active Learning Faculty Member,
Human Resources Certificate

2014-2015 – 2015 Presenter at FYE Conference (Confliction Resolution), Leadership Peer Educators Committee member,
Branding and Licensing Committee member, University Social Content Marketing Committee member, Hazing Coalition
Committee member, Safe Social Practices Committee member, Novak Hazing Institute attendee, Women’s Center Strategic
Planning committee, Communication Champions Committee member, New Student Information System Division champion,
Student Affairs Diversity Council 5-year plan authoring team

2013-2014 – Presenter at NIRSA Conference (Facility Planning), Leadershape Cluster Facilitator, UC Medical School
Interviewer, NIRSA Facilities Committee, NIRSA Mentor/Mentee Program, ACUI, Regional Conference Planning Committee
Member

2012-2013 –Presenter at Athletic Business Conference (Collaborations), Leadercast, Ian McGregor’s Risk Management -
Certification of Completion, Missouri State Student Affairs Academic Program Restructuring Committee, Missouri State
Division of Student Affairs Assessment Committee

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___________________________________HONORS AND AWARDS_____________________________________
• University of Cincinnati United Black Students Association, - Unsung Hero Award, 2017
• University of Cincinnati Division of Student Affairs Equity & Inclusion Award, 2016
• Sigma Pi UC Chapter Honorary Member Invitation, 2015
• Ice Hockey Club Advisor Award and Recognition, 2014
• NIRSA Horace Moody Student Development Award, 2008
• Significant Impact Statements from graduating seniors consistently from current and previous institutions

______________________________TECHNOLOGY PROFICIENCES_____________________________________
Desktop Applications in word processing, spread sheeting, and presentations
Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook, OneNote, SharePoint, Google docs (G Drive), Camtasia, Adobe Photoshop, Adobe Reader
X, IPad Pages, Numbers, Keynote, Emaze, Mindmeister, Haiku, Canva, and Prezi

Web Applications and Analysis


Tableau, Qualtrics, Survey Monkey, StudentVoice, Hootsuite for Social Media Marketing

Program Management Software


CSI (chaired team to install new CSI operating system at Missouri State University), RecTrac, Banner, CollegiateLink (co-
chaired implementation team), OrgSync (co-chairing implementation team)

Scheduling Software
Event Management System (EMS), Scheduler Plus, WhentoWork, 25 Live

Training and Classroom Software


Articulate Storyline (developed modules through coursework), Live Scribe, Adobe Captivate, Camtasia, VoiceThread

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