James Alexander Nash

6505 S. 98 Court Apt 6 Omaha,Ne 68127

Phone (402) 554-2751 Home (402)597-1571
E-mail Jnash@unomaha.edu

 

 


Qualifications

A broad based human geographic background, focused upon political and economic geography. Possess a strong English language background. An efficient problem solver, with highly developed communication skills and managerial skills.


Employment History

 

Graduate teaching assistant, University of Nebraska Omaha, Geography department, 8/96 to present. Responsible for teaching 5 sections of Earth and environmental Geography discussion for Dr.Jeff Peake Responsible for lecturing, writing, and administering tests, as well as tutoring students outside of class. Also grades and keeps records for Dr. Michael Peterson

Assistant Forensics coach, Millard South High School, Omaha,Ne 1991 to present. Coach of 1996 Nebraska class A speech champions. Responsible for instruction in broad range of speech events,transport of competitors to and from local and national events, and director of 500 competitor tournament.

Guest Service Manager, Red Lion Hotel, Omaha Nebraska, 6-91 to 6-92. Responsible for guest service issues. Was liaison between hotel and customers. Scheduled, managed, and trained employees in front office area.

Front Office Manager, Holiday Inn St. Paul East, St. Paul, Minnesota 1-91 to 6-91. Managed daily operations of a 325 room facility, reservations department, and forecasted room occupancy for the hotel. Supervised, trained and scheduled employees.

Front Office Manager, Holiday Inn N.W. Arkansas,Springdale Arkansas, 11-89 to 12-90. Managed daily operations of 420 room hotel. Supervised, trained, and scheduled employees.

Concierge, Holiday Inn N.W. Arkansas, Springdale Arkansas, 11-87-11-89. Was chief problem solver for guests that called on Wal-Mart corporate headquarters. Responsible for guest needs, scheduling and training of bell staff.


Education

Working towards a M.A. in geography, University of Nebraska Omaha. Expected graduation date 5-98, gpa: 3.75/4.0

 

B.A. in Geography University of Nebraska Omaha 8-96 cum laude. Minors in History, and English.


Skills

Broad education in geographic knowledge.

Highly developed managerial skills based on years of supervisiorial positions.

Award winning speaking skills.

Speaks German to a working degree of proficiency.

Proficient in graphics programs and spreadsheet software, HTML and many other computer based programs.

Exposure to GIS software packages, Arc Info, Arc View, Map Factory.


Publications

Nash,James Alexander, From the periphery to the core: EPZ's in the Caribbean basin. Notes of the North Dakota Geographer vol 45 1996.


Organizations and Activities

Association of American Geographers

Gamma Theta Upsilon geography honor society

Omicron Delta Kappa honor society


Awards

First place student paper competition Great Plains Rocky Mountains A.A.G meeting 1995.

Employee of the year Holiday Inn Midwest region 1990.

Volunteer of the year (civic) Fayetteville, Arkansas. 1988.


Hobbies

Fine scale military modeling.

Backpacking, orienteering, rappelling, many other outdoor sports.

Sports trading card collecting.

 

 

 


Family

Married to Kimberly Rene 1990 to present

 

One child James Henrik born 4-11-96

 

 

References available upon request.