21 Mine St.
Flemington, NJ 08822
Velankani Communications Technologies, Somerset, NJ 2011-Current
Wrote end-user documentation to support Element Management monitoring and alarming software. Wrote end user documentation to support software that provides real-time graphical representation of hardware status.
Telcordia Technologies, Piscataway, NJ 1999 - 2001
Training Lead/ILS Developer
Worked with customers (Sprint, Quest and Bell Atlantic) to identify educational needs, negotiated contracts, and coordinated delivery of custom training. Lead team of trainers to develop and deliver custom stand-up training for a variety of telecommunication software systems. Designed and developed computer based training packages. Developed and maintained paper and online documentation for legacy, soft-switch (VoIP) and next generation systems.
The Newark Museum, Newark, NJ 1993 - 2013
Teacher (Artist-in-Residence 1993)
Workshops for adults and children in sculpture and printmaking. In Spring 2013, the Newark Museum shuttered its adult education program.
Bucks County Community College, Newtown, PA Spring 2002
Developed syllabus and taught Intro to Printmaking (ARTS160), and Intaglio and Relief (ARTS262). See syllabus for details.
The Printmaking Council of NJ, North Branch, NJ 1992 - 2008
Instructor and Bookkeeper
Teacher for in-house printmaking workshops as well as for the Roving Press program.
For six years I was responsible for all financial transactions in the organization. Using Quickbooks, I prepared deposits and paid bills. I created reports for budgeting, board meetings and grant applications. As I was also Treasurer during this time, I was responsible for explaining the financials to the board and staff, directing investments (through Fidelity) and ensuring the financial stability of the organization both on a cash flow and long term basis. I designed and implemented oversight procedures and worked to ensure compliance with grant and 501(c)3 requirements. I also created and submitted NJSCA interim and final reports.
Peter's Valley, Layton, NJ 1999
Workshop Instructor for Printmaker's Rags
Systems Documentation Inc., Edison, NJ 1992-1998
Contractor; Multiplatform Conversions, Technical Editor
Freelance Consulting 1988-1993
Dun & Bradstreet
AT&T – Documented Customer Contact Platform for Consumer Video Services.
Neometrics Inc, East Northport, NY 1989
Set up and tested equipment for Novell networks to be installed in state health agencies, tested software, and wrote user documentation as well as in-house technical manual.
Central Parc Restaurant Lake Hopatcong, NJ 1985-1987
The Lighthouse 1985-1986
· Managed restaurant, bar, marina and security staff.
· Contracted and managed musical and comedy entertainment.
· Wrote and managed advertising for print and radio.
· Planned and prepared menu.
· Maintained alcohol inventory.
· Oversaw nightclub operations.
Extensive knowledge of QuickBooks, Word for Windows, Framemaker, PageMaker, Excel, PhotoShop, Paintshop Pro, Front Page, Dreamweaver, Fireworks, PowerPoint, Illustrator, Designer, Lotus 123, Notes, Freehand, BookMaster, Arbortext, Dynatext, SGML, HTML, and many other software packages on Macintosh, IBM PCs (running DOS, Windows, and LINUX), and mainframe systems.
M.F.A., Pratt Institute, Brooklyn, NY. Major: Painting
BA, Muhlenberg College, Allentown, Pennsylvania. Majors: Art and Psychology
Suffield Academy, Suffield, Connecticut
Additional AccomplishmentsLandlord – I have owned 2 rental buildings, one mixed use, the second residential. I was responsible for all aspects of their function, including:
Kehilat HaNahar (Chair Building and Grounds Committee, Board Member, 2006-current).
American Print Alliance (board member, 2006-2008).Somerset County Cultural and Heritage block grant committee, panel member (1997-2010).
Teen Arts instructor in printmaking for Union and Somerset Counties.
Taught Art History for Watchung Hills High school through the Humanities Alliance, 1998.
Member of The Surface Design Guild of New Jersey, Book Arts Roundtable and the Artists Book Exchange (past president).
Volunteer for Habitat for Humanity (2012-2015).
Chair of the Art Committee at Acorn Montessori School, 2012-14. Conceived, designed and worked with all the children in the school to create art projects for each classroom. These works of art were then auctioned off at the annual fundraiser and raised nearly $40,000 over 3 years.
Member-at-large, Board of the Friends of the Flemington Free Public Library (2015).
For additional information, including portfolio and student work, go to http://stephenfox.info