A technologist and administrator in the higher education environment for the past 15 years, Theresa McGonagle Crider is an experienced project manager, collaborative team leader, and talented instructor. Theresa consults with clients in both higher education and corporate environments, working to find technological solutions to business challenges, while working closely with stakeholders at all levels to assure project success.

From her first work with technology training in the corporate environment (Circle of Excellence awardee) through her current instruction of undergraduate students as an assistant professor, Theresa understands the adult learner, and is able to customize learning—whether face-to-face or online—so that expectations for success are realized. Theresa is particularly effective in working with businesses to tailor learning experiences to maximize users' time and effort.

As a participant in the Ignatian Colleagues education and formation program for administrators at Jesuit Colleges and Universities, Theresa's professional development included not only administrative, budgetary, and institutional knowledge, but also informed her interpersonal skills. Her approach to working with her academic and business partners is one of cura personalis, care of the person.

Recent Major Projects

Spring Hill College (Mobile, AL)

Led the design, installation, and set up of the College's intranet communication and information management portal, BadgerWeb, using Jenzabar's Internet Campus Solution (JICS). Responsible for the oversight of the portal rollout committee and its preliminary planning work; coordination with Jenzebar respresentatives, administrative database system (CX) staff, hardware technicians, and web designer; and the identification, coordination and instruction of content managers in all areas of the institution.

Coordinated the implementation of Compliance Assist! software, a comprehensive online solution for managing accreditation and compliance reporting needs in higher education institutions.

Co-facilitated implementation of Receivables and Purchase Orders (RPA) module of CX database.

Prepared documentation for and led instruction of VoIP phone system in conjunction with CIO and staff during installation and implementation project.

Business Experience

August 2012-Present   |   Objectics, Inc.   |   Mobile, Alabama

Vice President of Program Development

2002-Present   |   Spring Hill College   |   Mobile, Alabama

Assistant Professor, Adjunct

October 1997-July 2012   |   Spring Hill College   |   Mobile, Alabama

Assistant Vice President for Academic Affairs, Assistant Professor (August 2008-July 2012)

Director of Library and Information Resources Services, Assistant Professor Librarian (August 2006-July 2008)

Associate Director of Information Technology Services, Instructor (June 2004-July 2006)

Assistant Director of Academic Computing (March 2000-May 2004)

Software Support Specialist/Senior Hardware Technician/Lab Supervisor (October 1997-February 2000)

June 1996-October 1997   |   ExecuTrain, Inc.   |   Mobile, Alabama

Senior Instruction Specialist


Florida State University (2008)

Master of Science in Library and Information Studies

Concentration: Information Needs & Services, Leadership & Management

Spring Hill College (2004)

Master of Business Administration

Outstanding MBA Student of the Year, Delta Mu Delta Honor Society

Spring Hill College (1992)

Bachelor of Arts in English

Miller-LeJeune Scholar

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