Non-Academic Resume for

COLIN S. CAVELL

Colin S. Cavell, Ph.D.

 

ADDRESSES

Bluefield State College
Associate Professor of Political Science
Department of Social Sciences
219 Rock Street
Office B120
Bluefield, WV 24701
Office PH: 304.327.4034
FAX: 304.327.4572
ccavell@bluefieldstate.edu
USA

or

Holyoke Community College
Adjunct Professor
Division of Social Sciences
303 Homestead Avenue
Holyoke, MA 01040
USA

or

P.O. Box 300
Princeton, WV 24740

USA

Phone Number:  (512) 924-2364  

INTERNET:  ccavell@gmail.com 

EDUCATION

University of Massachusetts
Ph.D. in Political Science, February 2001

University of New Orleans
M.A. in Political Science, August, 1987

Louisiana State University
B.A. in Political Science, May, 1982

WORK EXPERIENCE

Web Consultant
New England Extension Consortium -- 1/01-2/01

Amherst, MA
Duties:  Responsible for update of New England Extension Consortium web page.

Web Design Coordinator
University of Massachusetts Outreach -- 12/98-1/01
University of Massachusetts Extension --2/98-12/98, Design Assistance--12/98-1/01
Amherst, MA
Duties:  Responsible for design, creation, editing and coordination of UMass Outreach website.  Provide support to faculty and staff for Web page development, including basic design, construction and tutoring in HTML and document conversion applications.   Provide technical assistance in further development of the UMass Outreach Web page, including design, and research of other models of Outreach web page designs.  Provide support for UMass Extension faculty and staff in CFNR, SPHHS, and University Outreach in the assessment and remediation of Y2K problems involving personal computers.   Diagnose, make recommendations and implement where appropriate.  Investigate and determine appropriate software programs.

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PROOFREADER
2/98-7/98
Wall Street Journal, Dow Jones, Inc.
Chicopee, MA
Duties:  Proofread news articles, editorials, stock charts, etc. for The Wall Street Journal national newspaper five nights per week.

COPY EDITOR & PRODUCTION TECHNICIAN
9/97-1/98
University of Massachusetts Press
Amherst, MA
Duties: Responsible for page layout, editing, proofreading, technical and production aspects of special book project cataloguing flora of the Northeast United States, entitled: "Manual of the Vascular Flora of New England and Adjacent New York" by Dennis W. Magee and Harry E. Ahles.

HTML EDITOR & PUBLICATIONS ASSISTANT
9/95-9/97
University of Massachusetts
Office of Information Technologies
Help Desk Services & Software Support
Amherst, MA
Duties: Responsible for editing and/or creating OIT Help Desk Documents in Hypertext MarkUp Language (HTML) for placement online on the Department's Web Page.

COMPUTER CONSULTANT
12/96-3/97
University of Massachusetts
Department of Environmental Health & Safety
Amherst, MA
Duties: Fixed old and created new templates of departmental documents and forms online utilizing macros and other features of Microsoft Word 6.0.

EDITOR & ADMINISTRATIVE ASSISTANT
7/93-9/94
University of Massachusetts
Division of Housing Services
Amherst, MA
Duties: Editor of monthly staff newspaper called the Housing Scope. Supervised a staff of three reporters. Conducted interviews, wrote articles, edited, composed and did layout of paper on PageMaker 4.0, pasted-up copy and distributed final printed bundles. Responsible for other administrative publications assigned from time to time. Compiled annual budget.

COMMERCIAL PROOFREADER
1/91-3/91
Rite Type, Inc.
Chicopee, MA
Duties: Read advertising and magazine copy, copy for trade publications, and did research into bar-code technology.

COMMERCIAL PROOFREADER
6/90-8/90
Windsor Marketing Group, Inc.
Windsor Locks, CT
Duties: Read advertising copy for company designed and manufactured display signs; ran and cut plates using a Mitsubishi plate processor; processed film canisters in Linotron 202 and corrected job files using a Varityper 4300.

PROOFREADER & MARKUP ASSISTANT
6/89-9/89
Eastern Typesetting Co.
S. Windsor, CT
Duties: Lead proofreader for special United Nations Budget job which company contracted to do in English, French and Spanish; compiled sample format sheets for all typesetters and proofreaders; assisted in markup of UN manuscripts.

202 OPERATOR & PROOFREADER
6/88-8/88
Woodland Graphics
Bedford, MA
Duties: Responsible for processing film canisters in Linotron 202 machine in addition to proofreading magazine and ad copy along with financial reports and college catalogues.

PRODUCTION ASSISTANT
6/87-8/87
PROED Publishing Co.
Austin, TX
Duties: Packaged and filed negatives, typed purchase orders and proofread copy for the company's product catalogue.

PROOFREADER & TYPESETTER
1/85-8/85 & 5/86-8/86
G & S Typesetters, Inc.
Austin, TX
Duties: Read book manuscripts from university and commercial presses; hyphenated and justified copy on in-house Mergenthaler Linotron.

COMMERCIAL PROOFREADER
5/86-8/86
Graphic Express
Austin, TX
Duties: Read advertising, magazine, and technical copy checking for typefont, typesize, pica and point specifications, column measure and other layout requests in addition to grammatical and spelling usage.

LEGISLATIVE PROOFREADER
4/84-12/84
Louisiana House of Representatives
Legislative Services Division
Baton Rouge, LA
Duties: Read prefiled, engrossed and enrolled bills in addition to verbatims and committee reports; compiled an introductory manual for legislative proofreaders; participated in the statutory update of the computer database.

LEGISLATIVE PROOFREADER
1/83-6/83
The Senate of The State of Texas
Engrossing & Enrolling Division
Austin, TX
Duties: Verbally read prefiled, engrossed and enrolled bills checking for structural, grammatical and spelling errors.

 

COMPUTER SKILLS:  Microsoft Word 4.0, 5.0, 5.1, 6.0, 6.1 & 7.0, Word 95, Word 97, Word2000, Microsoft Word 2002, 2007, 2010, Windows 3.1, Windows 95, Windows 98, Windows 2000, Windows XP, Windows XP Professional, Windows 7.0, Windows 8.0 Professional, Windows 10, Corel WordPerfect 5.1, 5.2, 6.1 & 7.0,WordStar, WatchWord, SPSSX, SPSSGraphics, Adobe PageMaker 4.0, 5.0, 5.1, 6.0 & 6.5, Infix Pro-Advanced PDF Editor Version 5.13, Adobe Creative Suite STD CS 2.0 for MAC, Adobe CS4, QuarkXPress 5.0 and 6.5, COREL DRAW!, Hypercard, DOS, MacOS, VAX, UNIX and Cyber environments, Novell LAN, Bitnet, Internet, Microsoft FrontPage 97, 98, 2000, and 2002, CoffeeCup HTML Editor Version 12.6, Alchemy Mindworks GIF Construction Set 1.0, HTML Editor 1.0, Adobe PageMill 1.0, BBEdit 4.0, Adobe Photoshop 3.0, 4.0, 5.0, 6.0, CS4, GIMP 2.8, Adobe Illustrator 5.5, Adobe Dreamweaver CS3, Aldus FreeHand 3.1, Aldus SuperPaint, JASC Paintshop Pro 7.05, Microsoft Excel 7.0, HP PrecisionScan Software with HP Intelligent Scanning Technology 3.00, UMAX S-12 Scanner, VistaScan v.2.3, OmniPage Pro 7.0, WinCapture 1.0, Screenshot 1.2, Pine 3.96, 4.0 & 4.10, Pico, EMACS, WS_FTP32 LE 4.01, WS_FTP LE 5.08 and 6.0, Mosaic, Netscape Navigator 2.02 & 3.0, Netscape Communicator 4.05, 4.73, and Internet Explorer 3.0, 4.0, 5.0, 6.0, 7.0, 8.0, 9.0, 11.0.9600.18125, Mozilla Firefox 2.0, 4.0, 5.0, 12.0, 32.0.3, 43.0.2, WebCT 3.1, 3.5, 3.6, 3.7, 3.8, & 4.1, 5.0, 6.0, Moodle/Joule 1.9, 2.0, 2.9, 3.1, 3.2, BlackBoard 9.1.201410.160373.




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