Tim Obermier

Professor

Office: OTOL 132D   |    Phone: (308) 865-8743   |    Email: obermiert@unk.edu

Tim Obermier

Education

PhD, Colorado State University, 1991.
Major: Vocational Administration & Distance Education. Emphasis in Management
Dissertation Title: Academic Performance of Video-Based Distance Education Students and On-Campus Students

MS, Kearney State College, 1986.
Major: Vocational Education

BS, Kearney State College, 1983.
Major: Industrial Education, Trades & Industry, Driver Education


Teaching

University of Nebraska at Kearney

ITEC 110, Intro to Technology, 15 courses.

ITEC 150, Internetworking Literacy, 4 courses.

ITEC 308, Industrial Mgt, 5 courses.

ITEC 308H, Industrial Mgt, 1 course.

ITEC 330, Info Networking Preceptorial, 10 courses.

ITEC 390, Info Network Law & Policy, 5 courses.


Service

Department Service

Faculty Advisor, Epsilon Pi Tau. (March 2014 - Present).

Committee Member, Industrial Distribution Search Committee. (November 2015 - May 2016).

Committee Chair, Dr. Rod Flanigan Promotion Peer Review Committee. (November 2015 - December 2015).

Student advising for transfer students, Transfer Student Advising. (December 4, 2015).

Student Recommendation. (November 16, 2015).

Committee Member, Peer Review Committee for Jim Vaux. (October 13, 2015).

Served at recruitment table, Loper Preview Day. (April 14, 2014).

Student recommendation letter. (2013).

Committee Member, Promotion and Tenure committee. (2012).

College Service

Committee Member, Promotion Committee for Dr. Janet Lear. (November 2016 - December 2016).

Committee Chair, Promotion Committee for Dr. Rod Flanigan. (November 2016 - December 2016).

Committee Member, Promotion and Tenure committee - Nanette Hogg - College of Fine Arts and Humanities. (2012).

University Service

Committee Member, Leland Holdt Award Selection Committee. (November 18, 2016 - November 30, 2016).

Committee Member, Graduate Faculty review - Dr. Nate Barry. (August 2015).

Committee Member, Susan Mueller Promotion Review Committee. (November 2014 - December 2014).

Committee Member, Sponsored Programs - Review team member. (2012).

Professional Service

Individual reviewer, External Promotion Reviewer, Akron, Ohio. (June 2016).

Committee Member, Association of Technology Management and Applied Engineering, Greensboro, North Carolina. (April 3, 2016 - April 5, 2016).

Committee Member, Association of Technology Management and Applied Engineering, Macomb, Illinois. (April 26, 2015 - April 28, 2015).

Chairperson, Association of Technology, Management, and Applied Engineering, Platteville, Wisconsin. (March 2, 2014 - March 4, 2014).

Committee Member, Association of Technology, Management, and Applied Engineering, Bowling Green, Kentucky. (March 27, 2013 - March 29, 2013).

Other Professional Service Activities, External Promotion and Tenure Reviewer, Akron, Ohio. (2012).

Public Service

Board Member, International Sensor Systems Inc., Aurora, NE. (November 18, 2013).

Consulting

International Sensor Systems Incorporated, Aurora Nebraska. (2012 - Present).

For Profit Organization, International Sensor Systems Inc, Aurora, Nebraska. (2013).


Professional

Professional Positions
Academic - Post-Secondary

Professor, University of Nebraska at Kearney, Industrial Technology Department. (August 1996 - Present).

Department Chair, University of Nebraska Kearney. (August 2008 - August 2015).

Interim Department Chair, University of Nebraska at Kearney. (2004 - 2005).

Graduate Research Assistant, Colorado State University, Division of Continuing Education. (1990 - 1991).

Instructor, Kearney State College, Industrial Technology Department. (1987 - 1990).

Graduate Teaching Assistant, Kearney State College, Industrial Technology Department. (1986).

Instructor, Nebraska Safety Center. (1986).

Instructor, Nebraska Safety Center. (1982 - 1984).

Professional/Managerial

Director Industrial Technology Education, Nebraska Department of Education. (1992 - 1996).

Director, Nebraska VICA, Nebraska Department of Education. (1992 - 1994).

Video teleconference Coordinator & Advanced Technological Management Programs Coordinator, Colorado State University, Division of Continuing Education. (1991 - 1992).

Educational Outreach Liaison, Kearney State College. (1989 - 1990).

Professional Memberships

Association of Technology, Management and Applied Engineering. (1996 - Present).

Development Activities Attended

Tutorial, "Canvas Training Session," UNK, Kearney, NE. (September 26, 2016).

Gallup Strengths Cohort, "Gallup Strengths Cohort," College of Business and Technology, Kearney, NE. (September 2015 - May 2016).

Conference Attendance, "AIM InfoTec," Applied Information Management Institute, Omaha, Nebraska. (March 21, 2016).

Training Session, "Zoom Video system," UNK, Kearney, NE. (January 29, 2016).

Training Session, "Cascade Content Management system," UNK, Kearney, NE. (January 15, 2016).

Workshop, "Echo 360 Lecture Capture," UNK, Kearney, NE. (January 15, 2016).

Tutorial, "Speak Up: Understanding and Preventing Sexual Violence," University of Nebraska. (October 21, 2015).

Seminar, "Atomic Learning and Grovo Demonstration," eCampus UNK, Kearney, NE. (October 14, 2015).

Conference Attendance, "AIM InfoTec," Applied Information Management Institute, Omaha, Nebraska. (April 21, 2015 - April 22, 2015).

Conference Attendance, "AIM InfoTec Conference," AIM, Omaha, NE. (April 15, 2014 - April 16, 2014).

Conference Attendance, "Corporate Compliance and Security Summit," Cosentry, Omaha, NE. (December 12, 2013).

Seminar, "3 Keys to Defusing a Department Bully's Behavior," Wiley Learning Institute, Online. (December 10, 2013).

Conference Attendance, "The Association of Technology Management, and Applied Engineering," New Orleans, LA. (November 20, 2013 - November 22, 2013).

Legislative Hearing, "Nebraska Universal Service Legislative Hearing LR 343," Senator Anette Dubas, Aurora, NE. (October 28, 2013).

Conference Attendance, "Broadband Connecting Nebraska," AIM, Kearney, NE. (October 16, 2013 - October 17, 2013).

Seminar, "Building Your Credibility as a Department Chair," Wiley Learning Institute, Online. (October 10, 2013).

Seminar, "Managing Your Molecule: Working well with your Dean, Faculty, Staff, and Students," Wiley Learning Institute. (October 8, 2013).

Conference Attendance, "James E Smith Conference on World Affairs," University of Nebraska Kearney, Kearney, Nebraska. (September 24, 2013 - September 25, 2013).

Conference Attendance, "AIM InfoTec," AIM, Omaha, NE. (April 15, 2013 - April 16, 2013).

Seminar, Association of Technology, Management, and Applied Engineering, Nashville, Tennessee. (2012).

Seminar, CTE Luncheon - FBI Speaker, Kearney, Nebraska. (2012).

Seminar, Frontier seminar on Unified Messaging, Kearney, Nebraska. (2012).

Seminar, Nebraska Broadband Conference, Lincoln, Nebraska. (2012).

Tutorial, iPad Training for BlackBoard Collaborate, Kearney, Nebraska. (2012).

Tutorial, UNK eCampus training, Kearney, Nebraska. (2012).

Conference Attendance, Association of Technology, Management, and Applied Engineering, Nashville, Tennessee. (November 13, 2012 - November 16, 2012).