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Resume for Zachary Irish

Zachaary Irish

21 Waltham Drive, Nashua, NH 03060 | (603) 777-7670 | |


Summary                    Ten years of progressive, professional experience in Higher Education Student Affairs, including management of professionals, planning and execution of strategic initiatives, and directing day-

to-day operations.  A professional who takes advantage of collaborative opportunities and able to work independently in a fast-paced environment.



Staff Supervision and Training

Cultivates and fosters relationships


Initiative and Program Development



Emergency and Crisis Management



Leadership Development


Policy and Procedure Development and Revision


Work Experience       Dean of Campus Living                                                           July 2016 May 2018 (closed)

Mount Ida College, Newton, MA

Private four-year professional studies institution: 1500 students


· Report to the Vice President of Student Affairs

· Manage the Office of Campus Living, comprised of the housing, residence life, and community standards operations of the College

· Supervise 3 mid-level managers and indirectly supervise 3 entry-level professionals and 27 student staff

· Cultivate and foster relationships with other departments across campus

· Collaborate and communicate with other staff on projects to further the mission of the institution

· Adjudicate higher level student conduct cases and communicate difficult news to students and families

· Review and revise departmental policies and standard operating procedures

· Recruit, hire, onboard, and train professional staff in the Office of Campus Living

· Problem solve and create action plans to navigate challenging situations

· Serve on the Colleges CARE (Behavioral Intervention) Team

· Serve on the Colleges on-call rotation

· Teach a section of the first year seminar course

· Managed the budget for the Office of Campus Living

· Organized, proposed, and executed a departmental re-organization in Summer 2017


Director of Community Standards                                                          Feb 2015-June 2016

Mount Ida College, Newton, MA

Private four-year professional studies institution: 1500 students


· Report to the Assistant Dean for Campus Living

· Coordinate all student conduct procedures on campus

· Communicate difficult news to students and families

· Review and revise Student Handbook policies annually

· Provide ongoing training to professional and student staff

· Recruit and train faculty and staff to hear higher level conduct cases

· Cultivate and foster relationships with other departments across campus

· Collaborate and communicate with other staff on projects to further the mission of the institution

· Collaborate with the Director of Equity Compliance, Campus Police and General Counsel to provide the most succinct process and create best practices for investigations and adjudication

· Problem solve and create action plans to navigate challenging situations

21 Waltham Drive, Nashua, NH 03060 | (603) 777-7670 | |


Assistant Director of Student Life                                                           Dec 2011- Feb 2015

Daniel Webster College, Nashua, NH

Private four-year STEM institution: 650 students


· Report directly to the Dean of Students

· Served as the Chief Housing, including occupancy management of all College housing

· Coordinated all Student Conduct procedures on campus

· Supervised a graduate student and student staff

· Cultivate and foster relationships with other departments across campus

· Collaborate and communicate with other staff on projects

· Reviewed and revised Student Handbook Policies Annually

· Managed programming and engagement efforts for residential and commuter students

· Served as the Chairperson for the Colleges Retention Committee

· Managed the budget for Housing and Residence Education

· Assisted with the Colleges social media pages on Facebook and Twitter

· Served on the Colleges Emergency/Crisis Response Team and On-Call rotation

· Assisted with planning and implementation of large scale campus-wide programming

· Developed online and classroom curriculum and taught the freshmen seminar course


Area Coordinator                                                                                   July 2010- Nov 2011

Saint Anselm College, Manchester, NH

Private, Catholic affiliated, four-year liberal arts institution: 2000 students


Resident Director                                                                                    July 2008-June 2010

Saint Anselm College, Manchester, NH

Private, Catholic affiliated, four-year liberal arts institution: 2000 students


Education                    Master of Science; Higher Education Administration                                              June 2010

New England College; Henniker, NH


Bachelor of Arts; History, Society, and Culture                                                      May 2008

Colby-Sawyer College; New London, NH


State and Regional     Boston Area College Housing Association (BACHA) Involvement                Secretary, 2017-present


Northeast Association of College and Universities Housing Officers

Risk Management and Legal Issues Committee Member, 2016-2017

ME/NH District Coordinator, 2011-2013


Residence Life Association of the Granite State (RLAGS)

President, 2010-2011 and 2013-2014

President-Elect, 2012-2013

Constitution Chair, 2010


Conference                 SGA Leadership Retreat, Presenter, Colby-Sawyer College, Jan. 2016 and Sept. 2014

Presentations/             Student Conduct Board Training, Presenter, Rivier University, November 2014

Published Articles       Helping Hands: Developing Leadership Opportunities, NEACUHO Newsletter September 2012


Technology                 Microsoft Office 2010- Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Outlook

Competencies              Symplicity Database Products Advocate and Residence

Campus Information Systems- Ellucian Power Campus, SCAN, and Jenzabar


References                  Professional references are available upon request

Resume for Britton Boughner

Britton S. Boughner


96 10th Street ■ Lowell MA 01850 ■ 978-937-0693 ■ [email protected]


Seasoned professional in media, higher education, and museum institutions. Trained students, faculty, and staff on media and online learning technologies.  Supported, developed, and designed media technology and instruction materials.  I’m a skilled liaison who can take complex technology material and translate it for the layperson.  My wide range of experiences allows me the versatility to be both the wizard behind the curtain and the ambassador on the front lines of any organization.  I'm dedicated to making a positive impact on the world through education, outreach, and community engagement.



  • Teaching/Training
  • Outreach/Fundraising
  • Photography/graphic design


  • Video production
  • Instructional Design
  • Museum education



Lesley University, Cambridge, MA                                                 

Master of Arts, Interdisciplinary Studies                                                                                                                  

Degree that combined Creative Arts in Learning and Technology in Education disciplines


UNIVERSITY OF MASSACHUSETTS LOWELL, Lowell, MA                                                                                       

Bachelor of Arts, Psychology



WILDLIFE ACOUSTICS, INC, Concord, MA                                                                                          2013 - 2014

Order Fulfillment & Quality Assurance Coordinator                                                                                     

  •   Installed firmware updates and minor mechanical upgrades to digital recorders as needed
  •   Fulfilled customer orders for mammal and reptile bioacoustical devices
  •   Performed quality inspections and run electronic diagnostics on merchandise
  •   Supervised inventory and quality control
  •   Voluntarily created policies and procedures manual for shipping department


NEW ENGLAND SCHOOL OF BUSINESS (NECB), Boston, MA                                                            2010 - 2011

Instructional Technologist:

  • Collaborated with faculty subject matter experts for online college course development
  • Facilitated and implemented courses using Epic's proprietary platform
  • Oversaw the purchase of video equipment and recorded faculty lectures for website
  • Designed and created online video instruction guide for students and faculty


CAMBIUM LEARNING TECHNOLOGIES, Natick, MA                                                                            2009 - 2010

Instructional Designer:

  • Created online tutorials for school districts using Lectora lesson development software
  • Achieved instructional design of graphic, audio, and video files before deadlines


BENTLEY UNIVERSITY, Waltham, MA                                                                                                 2008 - 2009

Senior Instructional and Media Online Specialist:

  • Directed technical support of 13 hybrid-online classes and 80 smart classrooms
  • Supervised, trained, and mentored staff of 20 students
  • Installed and updated software and hardware in classrooms
  • Served on Conversation Partnership program mentoring new foreign language students


MASSACHUSETTS INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY, Cambridge, MA                                                                 2006

Project Coordinator for MIT Museum:

  • Co-led pioneering educational game for Teachers Education Program and MIT Museum
  • Researched and designed interactive game content
  • Recruited and presented to college and high school students
  • Conducted surveys and monitored student feedback
  • Co-presented at Microsoft-MIT iCampus initiative forum



LESLEY UNIVERSITY, Cambridge, MA                                                                                               1994 - 2006

Technical Resources Coordinator:

  • Supervised and problem solved media technologies across the university
  • Trained and guided students and faculty on their media projects
  • Supervised and mentored library work students
  • Designed media operation and policy instructions
  • Managed supply and repair orders with vendors




CHATTER BY THE CHARLES, MIT-based Toastmasters Club, Cambridge, MA

Vice President of Public Relations 



Board member, Outreach and Membership

Subcommittee member








Tour facilitator, videographer, Marketing Committee member