Ben Brachle

Lecturer, Industrial Distribution

Office: OTOL 130G   |    Phone: (308) 865-8287   |    Email: brachlebj@unk.edu

Ben Brachle

Education

Currently pursuing Ph.D

Master of Business Administration, Bellevue University, Bellevue, NE August 2011
Concentration: Supply Chain Management

Transition to Teaching Certification, University of Nebraska, Kearney, NE  May 2008
Endorsements: Business, Marketing, and Information Technology 6-12
Industrial Technology Education 7-12
Cooperative Education Diversified Occupation

Bachelor of Science, University of Nebraska Kearney, NE  December 2002
Major: Industrial Distribution


Teaching

University of Nebraska at Kearney

ITEC 114, Intro to Ind Distribution, 1 course.

ITEC 188, GS Portal, 1 course.

ITEC 290, Communicating Through Tech, 1 course.

ITEC 353, Ind Dist Branch Operations, 7 courses.

ITEC 388, GS Capstone, 4 courses.

ITEC 451, Manufacturing/Distribution Relationships, 6 courses.

ITEC 453, Purchasing for Distribution, 5 courses.

Non-Credit Instruction

CLA Certification Test Preparation Class, Metropolitan Community College, 6 participants. (April 29, 2014 - May 22, 2014).

CLT Certification Test Preparation Class, Metropolitan Community College, 5 participants. (January 14, 2014 - February 6, 2014).

Management/Executive Development, Metropolitan Utilities District - Metropolitan Community College, 12 participants. (December 14, 2013).

Management/Executive Development, Metropolitan Utilities District - Metropolitan Community College, 12 participants. (December 11, 2013).

CLA Certification Test Preparation Class, Metropolitan Community College, 5 participants. (October 14, 2013 - November 9, 2013).


Service

Department Service

Committee Member, Industrial Distribution Faculty Member Search Committee. (November 1, 2015 - May 6, 2016).

Committee Member, Construction Management Faculty Member Search Committee. (October 1, 2015 - May 6, 2016).

Committee Member, ITEC Outcomes Committee. (August 19, 2015 - January 28, 2016).

Committee Member, Industrial Distribution Faculty Member Search Committee. (October 1, 2014 - May 7, 2015).

Committee Member, Industrial Technology Department Chair Search Committee. (October 1, 2014 - May 7, 2015).

University Service

Faculty Advisor, UNK Soccer Club. (January 23, 2017 - Present).

Professional Service

Officer, Vice President, Nebraska Logistics Council, Omaha, Nebraska. (April 1, 2008 - April 1, 2016).

Public Service

Rechartering Chairperson, Pack 68 Cub Scouts, Kearney, Nebraska. (October 1, 2014 - Present).


Professional

Professional Positions
Academic - P-12

DLM Career Academy Instructor/Teacher, Millard Public Schools. (August 2010 - May 2014).

Business and Technology Education Teacher, Omaha Public Schools. (August 2006 - May 2010).

Academic - Post-Secondary

Adjunct Faculty Member, Metropolitan Community College. (August 2010 - November 2015).

Licensures and Certifications

OSHA 30 Hour General Industry Certification, Occupational Health and Safety Administration. (May 2011 - Present).

Nebraska Teaching License (Professional Rank), State of Nebraska. (February 15, 2013 - August 31, 2023).

MSSC CLA and CLT Instructor, Manufacturing Skills Standards Council (MSSC). (May 2008 - May 2015).

Professional Memberships

Memeber, Association of Technology, Management, and Applied Engineering. (November 2016 - Present).

VP of Education, Nebraska Logistics Council. (April 1, 2008 - April 1, 2016).

Consulting

For Profit Organization, Ascend Learning, Burlington, MA. (August 2013 - August 2014).

Academic, Metropolitan Community College, Omaha, NE. (July 2013 - May 2014).

For Profit Organization, Beauman Consulting, Springfield, IL. (May 2010 - May 2014).

Academic, Metropolitan Community College/Metropolitan Utilities District, Omaha, NE. (May 2013 - June 2013).

Development Activities Attended

Early Access Program and Training, "Canvas Early Access Program for Spring 2017," UNK Information Technology Services, Kearney, NE. (October 2016 - May 2017).

Workshop, "Qualtrics Insight: Reports," UNK Information Technology Services, Kearney, NE. (June 28, 2016).

Workshop, "Qualtrics Insight for Beginners," UNK Information Technology Services, Kearney, NE. (June 23, 2016).

Conference Attendance, "Material Handling Equipment Distributors Association (MHEDA) Annual Conference," Material Handling Equipment Distributors Association (MHEDA), Wasington, DC. (April 30, 2016 - May 3, 2016).

Workshop, "MyBLUE/Degree Audit Training for Advisors and Faculty," UNK Calvin T. Ryan Library, Kearney, NE. (October 7, 2015).

Workshop, "Echo 360 Educational Software Training," UNK Information Technology Services, Kearney, Nebraska. (October 10, 2014).

Workshop, "Epicor Prophet 21 Workshop/Training," UNK Industrial Distribution Program, Kearney, Nebraska. (August 11, 2014 - August 15, 2014).

Workshop, "Zoom Online Conference Training," UNK Information Technology Services, Kearney, Nebraska. (July 11, 2014).

Workshop, "BlackBoard Training," UNK Information Technology Services, Kearney, Nebraska. (June 24, 2014).