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Advanced Comm. in Management > Curricula Vitae

Instructors


Juan Saldua

Education

M.E.              Master in Education, Educational Technology (Presently Enrolled)                (2020)

                       Texas A&M University, College Station, Texas

 

M.B.A.          Master of Business Administration, Electronic Commerce Management (2002)

                       Our Lady of the Lake University San Antonio, Texas

 

B.B.A            Bachelor of Business Administration, Computer Information Systems (1997)

                       Our Lady of the Lake University, San Antonio, Texas

Experience

Faculty                                                                                                                      2015 – Present

Division of Business, Blinn Workforce, Women’s Federal Prison Camp             

Blinn College, Bryan, Texas

Currently provide instruction in several different Business courses at Bryan Campus and Bryan Federal Prison Camp. Teach Business Core classes including: Introduction to Business, Business Management, Personal Finance, Business Math.  Also teach Beginning Keyboarding, Beginning Microsoft Word, Beginning Excel, Advanced Word and Advanced Excel.  Prepare curriculum development, field-testing and research associated with contracts with the Texas Workforce Commission providing training to local businesses; Axis Pipe and Tube and FUJIFILM Diosynth.  I utilize a course syllabus and assessments for each course using guidelines established by the institution. Maintain current knowledge of effective teaching methodologies and utilizes a variety of instructional delivery methods, classroom media, and educational resources. Advise students in academic matters. Evaluate students’ performance through a variety of means to measure progress and keep them informed in a timely manner. Demonstrate a positive and professional relationship with students, colleagues, college administration, and the community. Submit timely college reports and forms to the appropriate divisions/departments.

 

Research Specialist II                                                                                                        2016 – Present

Division of Research

Texas A&M University, College Station, Texas

Currently manage Texas A&M System TAC 216 requirements for TAMU Research Division, institutions and agencies by managing information resources projects based on project management practices. Required to define and document project management practices. Documentation includes methods for delivery of information resources projects that solve Divisional business need problems. Differentiate and categorize projects according to level of complexity and risk, technology, size, budget, time to deliver, how to use the project classification method to establish, scale, and execute the appropriate level of processes. Develop methods to periodically review, assess, monitor, measure and improve the impact of organizational project management practices on the institution of higher education or agency’s ability to achieve its strategic objectives and deliver business value. Accommodate use of other practices and methods that intersect with application of project management practices; and to be reviewed and updated at least every two years to facilitate continuous process.

 

E-Learning System Support Specialist                                                                         2014 – 2016

Division of Distance Learning                                                                                         

Blinn College, Bryan, Texas

Provided Distance Learning Online and Blended enrollment Reports, Divisional Budget and planning financial, enrollment and achievement reports. Graphed statistical aggregate and forecast data for divisional planning.  Installed, tested several eCampus Learning Tools Interoperability applications. Supported eCampus Server management and Database reporting.  Served as a backup to Help Desk during Peak times, sick leave and vacation coverage.

 

Senior Software Applications Developer                                                                   2012 – 2014

Division of Research and Enterprise Information Systems

Texas A&M University, College Station, Texas

Application Design, Development, Testing. Review, design, code, debug & test, complex programs, program modifications & applications. Develop specifications based on input from the customer. Create complex design documents. Coordinated the technical activities of a small project team. Assist & mentor other employees in resolving various issues. Participate with management personnel in planning, direction, & coordinating operational and/or procedural matters to meet goals & objectives. Produce reports & summaries for management and/or users including status reports, problem reports, progress summaries, & system utilization reports. Responsible for creating, maintaining & monitoring batch job scheduling in UC4. Participate in change management & problem tracking.

 

Senior Director                                                                                                                   2008 – 2012

Division of Business Services and Finance

University of Texas at San Antonio, San Antonio, Texas                        

Led the implementation of the IBM Cognos Oracle Business Intelligence reporting system. Oversaw contracts, licensing, patches, version upgrades, maintenance and tech support. Technical and financial liaison between Academic Affairs, All Divisions, Accounting, Information Technology, Network Security, Audit, Compliance and Facilities.

 

Associate Director                                                                                                             1997 – 2008

Division of Information Technology, Application and Web Design

AT&T Communications, San Antonio, Texas

Provided training, sales, customer service and presentations of telecommunication products and services to business customers. Designed, supported and maintained online real-time service activity reporting. Managed transport, design, installation, configuration, demonstration and training of Polycom, V-Tel and Picture-Tel videoconferencing equipment and installed and configured Cisco routers. Coordinated grant writing workshops for Region 1 and 20 to identify local and online education funding sources. Developed reporting and data analysis by utilizing Business Objects, Microsoft Crystal, Access and SQL code from Enterprise Data Warehouse.

 

System Analyst Internship                                                                                              1994 – 1997

Network Services

USAA, San Antonio, Texas

Worked with user network, server and database access. Installed SQL server, client server utilities, upgraded SQL server software and mapped client workstations. Supported Visual Basic, MS Access, Lotus Notes and Crystal reports. Supported and maintained central repository workflow system to track of business processes. Assisted the migration of SQL server test phase to implementation phase.

 

Technology Product Manager                                                                                       1990 – 1994

Network Services

US Long Distance, San Antonio, Texas

Maintained both frontend and backend applications for Debit Card processing and distribution.   Worked as technical liaison for Sales staff and customers.

 

Community Service Experience

 

Miracle League of San Antonio

2008 to 2012 – Coach

Federal Women’s Prison

        2014 to Present - Instructor

San Antonio Housing Authority

2000 to Present - Mentor

Housing Authority of Bexar County

        2000 to Present - Mentor