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John O’Connor, M.S.

John OConnor photoOPWL Coach

 

johnoconnor@boisestate.edu


Educational Background

  • M.S. in Instructional & Performance Technology, Boise State University
  • B.A. in Management and Organizational Leadership, George Fox University

Professional Experience

US Air Force – Federal Employee – Since 2009

  • Instructional Systems Specialist – (Curriculum Development and Program Management)
  • Areas I’ve supported: Intelligence, Linguist, and Healthcare

 

Program Specialist – (Continuous Process Improvement (CPI) Project Manager)

  • Supporting CPI projects using Lean Six Sigma principles and techniques

 

Micron Technology – 11.5 years

  • Electronic Technician, Tool Operator, and Workforce Development Specialist

 

Non-Profit – Mission Aviation Fellowship – 2 years

  • Formative Evaluation, e-Learning course Development, and Course Analysis and Improvement

 

Transition to Civilian Jobs:

  • Several Temporary Jobs – 1.5 years
  • Delivery Driver – Janitorial Supply Company – 4 years

 

US Army 14+ years

  • Vehicle Maintenance Technician
  • Vehicle Maintenance Supervisor
  • Vehicle Maintenance Management

OPWL Classes Taught

  • OPWL 516 Foundations of Professional Development

Publications

PerformanceXpress:
Tales From the Field
Finding Causal Loops and Systemic Solutions through an Ethnographic Approach to Needs Assessment
by Erica Cormack, Diana Fenicottero, John O’Connor, and Glen Scott
May 2009