Dirk is the Senior Director of Alumni Relations at Columbia College Chicago. He has over 23 years of experience teaching in higher education and 20 years of experience working as a career development practitioner. He teaches career development in the Cinema Television Arts Department at the college. In addition, Dirk is a professional architectural photographer.
Dirk co-chairs the NCDA Technology Committee and recently served three years on the editorial board for the Journal of ePortfolios published by the Association for Authentic, Experiential, and Evidence-Based Learning (AAEEBL). Dirk holds GCDF and CMCS certifications. He is completing his master's degree in Organization Psychology and is an NCDA Facilitating Career Development instructor.