Gordon P. Richards, M.A.
Part-Time Faculty (Computer and Information Systems)
Wheatley Center 142

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Educational Background

  • Doctor of Science, Information Systems and Communication, Robert Morris University, 2012
  • Bachelor of Science, Management/Computer Information Systems, Park College, 1990
  • Master of Arts, Computer Resource and Information Management, Webster University, 1992

Professional Background

  • Associate Professor and Chair - Geneva College Department of Business, Accounting and Management 1999 - Present Leads a department of nine full-time faculty and six part-time faculty with 240 students. Doubled incoming freshmen enrollment in the first year as chair. Design and develop undergraduate and graduate course material, evaluated and selected text, presented materials, administered grades. Courses taught: BUS 140 - Introduction to Business Computing BUS 241 - Quantitative Analysis I BUS 242 - Quantitative Analysis II BUS 341 - Development of Information Systems I BUS 342 - Development of Information Systems II BUS 343 - Systems Analysis and Design Bus 441 - Information Technology Project Management BUS 415 - Operations Management BUS 530 - Management Information Systems BUS 591 - Pioneering Technology Studies Bus 591 - Project Management
  • Adjunct Faculty - Robert Morris University Communications and Information Systems Department 2003 - Present Design and develop undergraduate and graduate course material for on-ground and on-line courses, presented materials, administered grades. Courses taught: INFS 1020 - Introduction to Decision Support Systems INFS 2110 - Programming Logic INFS 3220 - Systems Analysis and Design INFS 4810 - Information Technology Project Management INFS 6010 - Computer Support Systems Analysis and Design COIS 7479 - Project Management in Communication and Information Science
  • 171st Air Refueling Wing, Coraopolis, PA Chief Information Officer (Communications Squadron Commander) 1998 - 2011 Provided leadership and management to team of highly skilled technical experts in the communications field. Directed the technical designs, maintenance and upgrades of all communications infrastructure and operations for 1500 person, multi-location organization, to include computers, networks, telephones, radios, postal services, photographic, video and graphics services, information management, information security and communications security (COMSEC) safekeeping responsibilities. Administered an annual IT budget of nearly $500,000 with more than $7 million in IT assets.