JOSH NICHOLS

Specializing in Technology, Higher Education, The Arts, & Public Speaking

  • JOSH NICHOLS
  • January 22nd
  • Dickinson, ND
  • contact@joshcard.com
  • 1 (701) 260-3152
  • http://www.joshcard.com

Employment

  • Web Communication Specialist2013-Present

    Dickinson State University

    Manage the university's website and microsite content. - Monitor content for university standards for design and navigation. - Provide technical support to solve problems related to the website. - Train department representatives and student interns. - Engage in frequent updates of social media accounts.

  • Executive Director2011 to Present

    Arts North Dakota - North Dakota (Statewide)

    Facilitate statewide arts advocacy efforts and collaborate with organizations in advancing the arts in North Dakota.

  • Marketing Specialist2012 to 2013

    Strom Center for Entrepreneurship & Innovation – Dickinson, ND

    Coordinate annual entrepreneurship conference. - Assist area business with various aspects of marketing including logo design and website development. - Plan and implement programs to meet grant program objectives.

  • Co-Owner2010 to 2012

    multimediaGEEKS – Dickinson, ND

    Maintain financial records and company documentation. - Establish strong community/customer relations through networking and consultation. - Develop new and effective services and marketing strategies.

  • Intake and Transition Coordinator2007 - 2011

    TRiO Student Support Services – Dickinson State University – Dickinson, ND

    Implement entrance, transition and referral processes for new participants. - Plan and supervise social cultural events for program participants. - Recruit, collect intake information, and interview prospective project applicants. - Utilize fluent computer and media skills to address recruitment, student engagement, assessment initiatives and office efficiency. - Plan and implement various recruitment and retention efforts. - Supervised the development of our programs in-depth policy and procedure manual. - Redesigned our program’s file management system.

Education

  • Bachelor of Science Computer Science with a Minor in Communications2007

    Dickinson State University – Dickinson, ND

    Academic Honors/Activities: Graduated cum laude, Alem Hagen Outstanding Senior, TRiO Achiever, Outstanding Club of the Year (Filmmakers), SMART grant recipient, Co-Founder DSU Filmmakers, Campus Activities Board, Orientation Leader, DSU Theatre productions, TRiO Student Support Services.

Presentations

  • Strom Center for Entrepreneurship and Innovation ConferenceApril, 2012

    Dickinson, ND

    Presenter: Building Tru$t: Marketing You Can Take to the Bank

  • NACADA National ConferenceOctober 2010

    Orlando, FL

    Presenter: “Confessions of an Advisor: Doing My Job While Keeping My Sanity”

  • NACADA Region 6 ConferenceMay 2010

    Lincoln, NE

    Preconference Speaker: “Advising Upgrade: Installing Technology into Everyday Advising” Presenter: “Confessions of an Advisor: Doing My Job While Keeping My Sanity”

  • ASPIRE 2009 ConferenceOctober 2009

    Spearfish, SD

    Presenter: “omg I wanna stop bein a tech noob but idk how 2”

  • Strength through Sharing ConferenceJuly 2009

    Dickinson, ND

    Presenter: “Rooming with the Net Generation”

  • NACADA Region 6 ConferenceMay 2009

    Fargo, ND

    Presenter: “Advising Upgrade: Installing Technology into Everyday Advising”

  • NACADA Region 6 ConferenceMay 2008

    Ames, IA

    Co-Presenter: “Nurturing Paraprofessional Advisor Growth: A Theoretical Framework and Practical Model for Peer Advisor Academic Credit Courses”

  • The Collaboration ConferenceFebruary 2008

    Bloomington, MN

    Co-Presenter: “When Worlds Collide: Bringing Critical Thinking Traditions to Technology ‘Experts’”

Leadership/Memberships

  • Downtown Dickinson Association Board Member2013-2015

    Dickinson, ND

    Elected by the community to serve on the steering committee charged with forming the association. Accepted a position as board member for the newly formed association.

  • Southwestern North Dakota Museum Foundation Board Member2012 - Present

    Dickinson, ND

    Provide advice, assistance, and funding to Joachim Museum. Involved with an extensive ongoing photographic preservation project. Collaborate with museum staff on various projects and events.

  • Dickinson Rotary Club2011-Present

    Dickinson, ND

    Involved with various aspects of the organization, including the website committee and the club’s visioning process. Paul Harris Fellow.

  • Oddfellow's Lodge2010-Present

    Dickinson, ND

    Active in the restoration of the original lodge and the historical preservation projects.

  • Dickinson State University Accreditation Team2010-2014

    Dickinson, ND

    Examine aspects of the DSU's upcoming Higher Learning Commission's accreditation.

  • SneakPique Productions2009-Present

    Dickinson, ND

    Past President, Actor, Director, and Webmaster. - Assisted in founding the community theatre organization, which creates scholarships for DSU Fine Art and Music students.

  • Dickinson State University Staff Senate2008-2015

    Dickinson, ND

    Past President (2015), President (2014-2015), Vice-President (2013-2015) Senator (2008-2011, 2013)

  • Dickinson Young Professionals2007-2012

    Dickinson, ND

    Past President 2011-12, President 2010-11, Vice-President 2009-10, Social Team Chair 2008-09 - Advise a team of eight chairs and executive officers in carrying out functions of the organization. - Organized and facilitated social events for current members. - Promote organizational growth through recruitment incentives. - Created and maintain the organization website.

  • Dickinson State University Future Focused Committee2008-2010

    Dickinson, ND

    Served as a member of this committee tasked with designing a mission, vision, and objectives for the future of the institution.

Awards

  • Professional Staff Service Award2013

    Dickinson State University

  • Moments of Excellence AwardSeptember 2012

    Dickinson State University

  • Best of Region Award for Concurrent Session2010

    NACADA Region 6

  • Professional Staff Service Award2010

    Dickinson State University

  • TRiO Achiever Award2010

    North Dakota Chapter of ASPIRE

  • Moments of Excellence AwardFebruary 2008

    Dickinson State University

  • TRiO Achiever Award2007

    Dickinson State University TRiO Student Support Services

Special Skills

  • Photoshop

  • Illustrator

  • WordPress

  • Microsoft Office

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Contact info

  • Dickinson, ND

  • Email: contact@joshcard.com
  • Phone: 1 (701) 260-3152
  • Website: http://www.joshcard.com

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