Gabe Tippery

(he/him/his)
Partner. Father. Designer.
Person Living with Spinal Cord Injury.

Hello!

Welcome to my online Curriculum Vitae.

Though I am not actively seeking a new role at the moment, I am always interested in meeting new people and learning about new opportunities.

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Current Appointment

Academic Planning Specialist

Department of Design
The Ohio State University
Columbus, Ohio

May 2013 - Present

Responsible for recruitment, admission, advising, retention, and enrichment of all students in the undergraduate academic programs housed under The Department of Design at The Ohio State University. Serve as the primary point of contact for undergraduate programs with in the unit to all internal and external stakeholders including future students, families, employers, alumni, staff in collaborating units such as College and University level student services, and the general public. Coordinate, manage, consult on and advocate for internal and external processes, communications, and development as they pertain to the administration of the undergraduate curriculum at the department level.

"I help undergraduate design students design their Ohio State experience. It is my job to make the university small."


  • Academic Advising: Fosters student success through programs and strategies which support fulfillment of educational goals. Includes advising students on university policies, procedures, program and degree requirements and a range of other academic matters. Student orientation activities, materials preparation and distribution, logistics, teaching student survey courses and related actions are involved. Provides referrals to appropriate units for financial, mental health and other services. Includes collaboration with University Registrar, Student Financial Aid, University Bursar and other student support offices, and representing these services to students. Handles inquiries arriving via various channels, such as online, phone, mail, email and in-person.
  • Admissions and Recruitment: Responsible for student recruiting programs, pre-application and pre-admission, admissions applications reviews, systems data inputs and maintenance, admissions recommendations and decisions, and related processes as they pertain to unit’s competitive admissions processes. Includes interactions with students, families, external organizations and within the university for information exchange and issues resolution. Develop, implement and administer plans, programs and events for general and targeted student recruitment in support of organizational goals.
  • Academic and Curricular Program Services: Directly supports faculty and academic units in the development and delivery of educational offerings and programs offered by the university, ensuring support throughout the educational cycle from entry to graduation. Works with faculty to provide advice and coordination. Supports, coordinates and facilitates the implementation of various departmental curricula through service on standing and ad-hoc committees, as well as serving in various curricular job functions such as Transfer Credit Evaluator, Internship Coordinator, and Education Abroad Coordinator. It is not uncommon for me to attend meetings and update sessions on behalf of the Director of Undergraduate Studies, when they are unable to attend, as I work closely with them thought they are not my supervisor.
  • Registration and Records: Responsible for processes related to academic records, academic progress, and enrollment data. Process systemic enrollments requiring system overrides due to curriculum constraints and enrollment management policies. Forecasts and plans enrollment in collaboration with faculty for decisions on number of class sections to be offered; provides data services internally and externally in compliance with policies and regulations; supports services related to enrollment, advising and eligibility determinations. Liaison with offices such as University Registrar, roles involved in classroom allocation, capacity planning, electronic and other forms of document management, etc. Ensures that class schedules are up-to-date and entered in systems, enrollment data is reported and communicated as requested, and assessments are completed within the scope of job functions.
  • Marketing and Communication: Develops, implements, and oversees marketing and communications programs for the unit with long-and short-term strategies that support institutional priorities and business goals, while contributing to building the Ohio State brand. Manages the effective and efficient delivery of communications both internally and externally, via email, MS Teams, social media, and web platforms to further unit awareness, drive traffic to university and/or college/unit social media and/or web pages, and promote engagement towards other objectives. Collaborates across the enterprise on user experience, information architecture, and overall site content needs. Primary user and subject matter expert in web content management system within the unit, providing oversight and support while working closely with key stakeholders to ensure that web channel content is delivered with quality control, in compliance with policies and web standards and in support of business strategy and objectives.
  • PROFESSIONAL AFFILIATIONS
    Since 2018: NACADA - The Global Community for Academic Advising
    Since 2017: Ohio Academic Advising Association (OHAAA)
    Since 2013: Academic Advising Assocation of The Ohio State University (ACADAOS)

Previous Appointments

Adjunct Lecturer

2012-2014

Department of Design, The Ohio State University, Columbus, Ohio

  • Introduction to Design Practice, Instructor of Record, AU 2012 to 2013 (Autumn Only)
  • Design History, Instructor of Record (Two Sections), SP 2013
  • Design Research I, Co-Instructor of Record, AU 2012
  • Design Research II, Co-Instructor of Record, AU 2012
  • Methods and Tools for Conducting Design Research, Assistant Instructor, AU 2012

Graduate Teaching Associate

2009-2012

Department of Design, The Ohio State University, Columbus, Ohio

  • Drawing Systems for Designers, Instructor of Record, SP 2012
  • Visual Thinking & Problem Solving, Instructor of Record, WI 2012
  • Introduction to Design, Instructor of Record (Seven Quarters), 2009-2011

Committee Service

Active Committees

2021-Current: Department of Design Chair Search Committee, Department of Design, The Ohio State University, Columbus, Ohio

2019-Current: Diversity Committee, Department of Design, The Ohio State University, Columbus, Ohio

2019-Current: Design Foundations Committee, Department of Design, The Ohio State University, Columbus, Ohio

2017-Current: Web Advisory Board, ASC Communications, The College of Arts and Sciences, The Ohio State University, Columbus, Ohio

2017-Current: Social Media Group, ASC Communications, The College of Arts and Sciences, The Ohio State University, Columbus, Ohio

2016-Current: Committee on Undergraduate Advising, Office of Undergraduate Education, The Ohio State University, Columbus, Ohio

2015-Current: Student Advisory Committee: DESIGN CIRCLE - ex-officio, Department of Design, The Ohio State University, Columbus, Ohio

2014-Current: Undergraduate Studies Committee, Department of Design, The Ohio State University, Columbus, Ohio

2014-Current: AHUM Recruitment Committee, College of Arts and Sciences, The Ohio State University, Columbus, Ohio

2013-Current: Undergraduate Enrollment Selection Committee, Department of Design, The Ohio State University, Columbus, Ohio

2013-Current: Marketing and Recruitment, Department of Design, The Ohio State University, Columbus, Ohio

Previous Committees

2020-2021: Technology and Facilities Committee, Department of Design, The Ohio State University, Columbus, Ohio

2016-2019: Cultural Events Committee, Department of Design, The Ohio State University, Columbus, Ohio

2016-2018: ACADAOS Executive Board - Technology Committee Chair, Academic Advising Association of The Ohio State University (ACADAOS), The Ohio State University, Columbus, Ohio

2015-2017: Request for Proposal Review Committee, Innovate Conference, Office of Distance Education and eLearning, The Ohio State University, Columbus, Ohio

2013-2016: Design Minor Curriculum Committee, Department of Design, The Ohio State University, Columbus, Ohio

2013-2015: Design Foundations Committee, Department of Design, The Ohio State University, Columbus, Ohio

2013-2014: Design Circle Staff Advisor, Student Life, The Ohio State University, Columbus, Ohio

2010-2011: Director of Social Media, Stir Symposium: October 7-9, 2011, The Ohio State University, Columbus, Ohio


Teaching Experience

Academic Planning Specialist

2013-Present

Department of Design, The Ohio State University, Columbus, Ohio

  • Internship Field Experiences, Instructor of Record, SP 2014 to Current
  • Freshman College Survey: Pre-Design, Instructor of Record, AU 2013 to Current (Autumn Only)
  • Study at a Foreign Institution, Instructor of Record, AU 2013 to Current

Adjunct Lecturer

2012-2014

Department of Design, The Ohio State University, Columbus, Ohio

  • Introduction to Design Practice, Instructor of Record, AU 2012 to 2013 (Autumn Only)
  • Design History, Instructor of Record (Two Sections), SP 2013
  • Design Research I, Co-Instructor of Record, AU 2012
  • Design Research II, Co-Instructor of Record, AU 2012
  • Methods and Tools for Conducting Design Research, Assistant Instructor, AU 2012

Graduate Teaching Associate

2009-2012

Department of Design, The Ohio State University, Columbus, Ohio

  • Drawing Systems for Designers, Instructor of Record, SP 2012
  • Visual Thinking & Problem Solving, Instructor of Record, WI 2012
  • Introduction to Design, Instructor of Record (Seven Quarters), 2009-2011

Graduate Teaching Assistant

2010

Department of Design, The Ohio State University, Columbus, Ohio

  • Advanced Interior Design III, Assistant Instructor, SP 2010

Undergraduate Teaching Assistant

2009

Department of Design, The Ohio State University, Columbus, Ohio

  • Basic Interior Design III, Assistant Instructor, SP 2009

Education

Master of Fine Arts
Design Research and Development

August 2012

The Ohio State University, Columbus, Ohio

Suma Cum Laude

Thesis: Tippery, Gabriel J., Learning to Be in the Digital Era: A Holistic Learning Framework for Design Education. Ohio State University, 2012.

Activities and Societies:

  • AIGA, Ohio State Student Group
    • 2011-2012: Vice President of Communications
    • 2010-2011: Director of Social Media Relations
    • 2009-2010: Founding Member
  • IIDA, Ohio State Student Group
  • Design Circle, Graduate Student Member

Bachelor of Science in Design
Interior Design

June 2009

The Ohio State University, Columbus, Ohio

Magna Cum Laude

Activities and Societies:

  • IIDA, Ohio State Student Group
  • Design Circle, Student Member

Certificate
Audio & Music Production

June 2003

The Recording Workshop, Chillicothe, Ohio

DNF
Radio, Television, and Digital Communication

1999-2002

Capital University, Bexley, Ohio

Activities and Societies:

  • Resident Advisor
  • Recreation Center General Manager
  • Radio Club

Diploma
High School

June 1999

Melrose-Mindoro High School, Melrose, Wisconsin

College Preparatory

Activities and Societies:

  • Marching Band
  • Concert Band
  • Dixieland Jazz Band
  • Honors Band
  • Track and Field
  • Yearbook Staff
  • Academic Decathlon
  • Spanish Club
  • The Skamish


Publications & Presentations

Thesis

Digital

Books

Cited

Talks

  • OnCourse Round Table - Making It Work, Office of Undergraduate Education Advising Conference 2017, The Ohio State University, Columbus, Ohio, April 26, 2017
  • VIZ - Curriculum Planning in the Age of Exploration (Co-Presenter with Cory Shain), Innovate 2016, The Ohio State University, Columbus, Ohio, May 11, 2016
  • Hacking The Thesis: A Methodology for Managing Your Thesis, OSU Design 6300 - Exploration in Graduate Design Studies, The Ohio State University, March 5, 2014
  • Hacking the MFA Design Thesis: A How To, OSU Design 6300 - Exploration in Graduate Design Studies, The Ohio State University, March 8, 2013
  • Going to Grad School: Why Designers Should, OSU Design Circle Coffee-Talk Series, November 16, 2009
  • Entrance Exam Q&A, OSU Design Circle Department of Design Info Series, November 6, 2009
  • Literal and Phenomenal Transparency in Architecture and Interiors, Jeff Haase's Sophomore Interior Design Studio, The Ohio State University, March 18, 2009
  • Why Design School is Worth the Effort, Tony Reynaldo's Introduction to Design Lecture, The Ohio State University, March 11, 2009
  • Entrance Exam Q&A, OSU Design Circle Department of Design Info Series, November 7, 2008
  • Entrance Exam Q&A, OSU Design Circle Department of Design Info Series, November 10, 2007

Honors & Exhibitions

2022

  • Outstanding Staff Award - May, College of Arts and Sciences, The Ohio State University, Columbus, Ohio

2021

  • Mary Bailey Advising Award for Outstanding Academic Advising at Ohio State (Nominee) - April, ACADAOS, The Ohio State University, Columbus, Ohio

2018

  • Digital Flagship Educator - June, ODEE, The Ohio State University, Columbus, Ohio

2016

  • Advisor of the Month - November, ACADAOS, The Ohio State University, Columbus, Ohio

2015

  • Advisor of the Month - September, ACADAOS, The Ohio State University, Columbus, Ohio

2014

  • Advisor of the Month - October, ACADAOS, The Ohio State University, Columbus, Ohio
  • Hacking the Thesis Featured in ASC Communications News &Updates, OSU Arts and Sciences Communications, Columbus, Ohio
  • Hacking the Thesis Featured on u.osu.edu front page, OSU Office of the CIO, Columbus, Ohio

2012

  • COTA Car Free Columbus Photo Competition Winner, Central Ohio Transit Authority, Columbus, Ohio

2010

  • Graduate Associate Teaching Award Nominee, UCAT, The Ohio State University, Columbus, Ohio

2009

  • OSU Department of Design Spring Show, OSU Urban Art Space, Columbus, Ohio

2008

  • OSU Department of Art Photography Show, Silver Gallery, Columbus, Ohio

2007

  • OSU Department of Design Foundations Show, Hopkins Hall Gallery, Columbus, Ohio

Non-Academic Work

2000-2008

Assistant Store Manager, Cup O' Joe Coffee & Dessert House, Columbus, Ohio

2004

Sales Associate and Mechanic, Baer Wheels Bicycle Shop, Columbus, Ohio

2001

Louder than Words Host & Programming Director, WXCU Capital University Radio, Bexley, Ohio

2000-2001

Resident Advisor, Capital University, Bexley, Ohio

1999-2001

General Manager, Capital University Recreation Center, Bexley, Ohio

1999

Load Supervisor, RPS, Grove City, Ohio

1998-1999

Team Manager, Fazoli's Italian Restaurant, LaCrosse, Wisconsin

1997-1998

Server, Perkins Restaurant and Bakery, Black River Falls, Wisconsin

1996-1997

Dishwasher & Busser, Olive Garden, LaCrosse, Wisconsin

1996-1999

Farm Hand, Arlan Spors Family Farm, Melrose, Wisconsin


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