Jim Vaux

Assistant Professor, Department Chair

Office: OTOL OTOL 130A   |    Phone: (308) 865-8694   |    Email: vauxjs@unk.edu

Jim Vaux

Education

PhD, Washington State University, 2014.
Supporting Areas of Emphasis: Organizational Behavior, Psychology, Engineering Management, Management
Dissertation Title: Relationship conflict in construction management and how it affects performance and profit

Master of Engineering & Technology Management, Washington State University, 2010.
Dissertation Title: Relationship conflict in Construction Management and its effect on performance

Licensures and Certifications

Certified Professional Constructor, American Institute of Constructors. (June 3, 2015 - December 31, 2017).


Teaching

University of Nebraska at Kearney

ITEC 120, Eng Design Graphics, 2 courses.

ITEC 240, Construction Materials & Methods, 6 courses.

ITEC 250, Construction Surveying, 3 courses.

ITEC 308, Industrial Mgt, 2 courses.

ITEC 341, Mechanical & Electrical Syst, 2 courses.

ITEC 388, GS Capstone, 2 courses.

ITEC 445, Human Factors & Productivity, 1 course.

ITEC 498, Seminar in Construction Mgt, 1 course.

Non-Credit Instruction

Guest Lecture, 6 participants. (October 15, 2015).

Guest Lecture, 3 participants. (March 12, 2015).

Guest Lecture, Interior Design, 4 participants. (October 2, 2014).


Service

Department Service

Committee Member, ASM Faculty Search Committee. (December 16, 2014 - Present).

Committee Member, Construction Management search committee. (October 2, 2015 - January 30, 2016).

College Service

Committee Member, Dean's Advisory Committee. (September 8, 2015 - May 6, 2016).

Committee Chair, Dean's advisory committee. (September 25, 2014 - May 1, 2016).

Committee Member, CBT Visioning Committee. (August 19, 2015 - November 20, 2015).

University Service

Committee Member, UNK Otto Olsen Replacement Building Project Evaluation Board. (December 22, 2016 - March 7, 2017).

Committee Member, Peter Kiewit/Walter Scott Entrepreneurial Business Award Committee. (October 6, 2016 - January 30, 2017).


Professional

Professional Positions
Professional/Managerial

Certified Professional Constructor (CPC), American Institute of Constructors. (June 6, 2015 - December 31, 2017).

Commission Member, Role Delineation Taskforce, American Institute of Constructors. (June 1, 2016 - May 30, 2017)

Development Activities Attended

Conference Attendance, "ATMAE International Conference," ATMAE, Orlando, FL. (September 28, 2016 - October 1, 2016).

Conference Attendance, "Case Study Writers Conference," UNK, Kearney, NE. (July 14, 2016 - July 16, 2016).

Continuing Education Program, "WLDI #2 (Wisconsin Leadership Development Institute)," Madison, WI. (August 15, 2015 - June 10, 2016).

Continuing Education Program, "Strength Finders Cohort," CBT, Kearney, NE. (September 15, 2015 - May 10, 2016).

Conference Attendance, "Wisconsin Leadership Development Institute," Academy for Leadership and Development, Madison, Wisconsin. (June 8, 2015 - June 12, 2015).

Conference Attendance, "Mechanical and Electrical Bootcamp," MEAC-Mechanical Electrical Academic Consortium, Siloam Springs, Arkansas. (June 2, 2015 - June 5, 2015).