KAREN J. HURLEY
Grosse Ile, MI 48138
EXPERIENCE: GROSSE ILE HIGH SCHOOL, Grosse Ile, MI 9/2000 - Present
Title: Business Instructor; Head of Business Department
· Web Design using FrontPage 2002
· Criminal Law
· Consumer and Family Law
· Accounting, year 1
· Introduction to Business
Fall 2003 - Cisco Networking
Responsible for developing full curriculums and framework mappings for law classes, web design classes, Introduction to Business and Cisco. Completed Cisco Semesters 1 and 2 at Henry Community College, August 2002. Enrolled for Cisco Semesters 3 and 4, August 2003.
BOWMAN AND BROOKE LLP, Minneapolis - Detroit - Phoenix - Los Angels - San Jose - Richmond
Branch office - Detroit 8/1992 – 8/2000
Title: Computer/Administrative Assistant
Responsible for hiring, training, evaluating and managing staff level employees. Developed and enforced efficient office procedures. Kept control of a stressful and fast paced work environment. Maintained petty cash, checking and IOLTA accounts and settlement checks. Processed disbursements. Dealt with equipment vendors including purchase decisions. Experience with build-out process--blueprints, fire codes, and space planning. Administrative liaison with head and branch offices. Maintained all computer equipment including local area network. Troubleshot, analyzed and resolved computer equipment and software issues. Secretary/Assistant to senior managing partner 1/1996 – 8/97.
DEARBORN ADULT EDUCATION/SER METRO, JOBS FOR PROGRESS INC. 2/1989 - 6/1992
This educational program focused on adults who had not graduated from high school and/or were on governmental aid. The student population was made up of Spanish and Arabic speaking students. Our goal was to transfer employable skills so they could find entry-level employment positions.
9/91 to 6/92 Legal Secretary Course and Data Entry Course
Developed full curriculums, including objectives and goals. Courses prepared students for entry-level positions in either field.
9/90 to 6/91 Computer Operations Course
Prepared four classes for entry-level positions in word processing or data entry fields.
9/89 to 6/90 Clerical/Word Processing Course
Developed curriculum, including objectives and goals. Prepared students for entry-level positions in clerical/word processing field.
2/89 to 6/89 Bookkeeping Course
Taught basic accounting/bookkeeping principals and concepts.
All classes used IBM PC models (stand-alone and local area network).
Programs: DOS, WordPerfect 4.2/5.0/5.1, DisplayWrite 4, Lotus 1-2-3, and
Dbase III Plus.
Other subject areas: Microcomputer Concepts, Legal Typing, Legal Office Procedures, Legal Terminology, Filing, Business Law, Business English and Mathematics, Resume Writing, and Job Search Techniques.
MILLER/ALTRA HIGH SCHOOL, Dearborn, MI 9/1990 - 5/1992
Taught Introduction and Advance WordPerfect 5.0/5.1
DEARBORN FIRE DEPARTMENT, Dearborn, MI 1990 - 1991
Title: Computer Operator/Clerical
Assisted in the daily clerical activities of the Fire Marshall's Office, including word processing, maintaining hazardous materials database, input of fire/rescue reports (ASTRA 400), incoming/
outgoing mail, telecommunications, filing and typing.
DYKEMA GOSSETT, Detroit, MI 1988 - 1990
Title: Legal Secretary
Worked in several practice areas. Responsible for executing all daily typing activities. Typed and filed various pleadings, processed incoming/outgoing mail, dealt with billing procedures and telecommu-nications. Acquired extensive knowledge of Wang Computers.
NORTHWOOD INSTITUTE, Midland, MI 1984 - 1986
Title: Basketball Camp Counselor
Taught high school children fundamentals of basketball. Responsible for actions of a large group of children. Groups changed every four days. Worked with high school and college coaches and counselors.
EDUCATION: Henry Ford Community College - M-Tech
Cisco Networking - Semester 3 and 4 August 2003
Cisco Networking - Semester 1 and 2 August 2002
Wayne State University, Detroit, MI December 2000
Master of Education in Career & Technical Education
University of Michigan, Dearborn, MI December 1988
Bachelors of General Studies
State of Michigan Teaching Certificate
Certified in Secondary Business Education
Northwood Institute, Midland, MI May 1986
Associate of Arts: Executive Secretarial
Melvindale High School June 1984
TEACHING: Harry S. Truman High School, Taylor, MI. 1/1988 - 4/1988
I was under the supervision of Nancy E. Volk. I taught two second semester Speedwriting classes, Electronic Office Block Skills, and a Typing I course.
SKILLS: Equipment: LAN and WAN networks; Cisco 2600 routers and switches; IBM and various models of personal computers; various printers, typewriters, and telephones, dictation/transcription and copy machines; modems
ACTIVITIES: Secretary of the Nova Scotian Club of Detroit, 1989-1995, 1999-2000; publish monthly newsletter
St. Anne's Ladies Gaelic Football Club, 1993-present
Received an academic and basketball scholarship
Collegiate and Intramural Basketball
Interested in coaching girl's basketball, volleyball or track