Dick Heiser: Work Experience

A New Way of Life Foundation Criminal Record Expungement Caseworker 2012 - present

Frederick R. Weisman Art Foundation Docent 2009 - present

Hospitality Kitchen of the Los Angeles Catholic Worker Volunteer 1984 - present

Vegetable chopper, water man, food flow

UCLA Sea World Cruising Classroom Field Trip Docent 2003 - 2007

Friends Outside Volunteer 2000 - 2011

Orientation presenter for Watts probation and parole programs

Visitor at Los Angeles County Men's Central Jail and Twin Towers Correction Facility

Getty Museum Volunteer 1997 - 2003

Docent 1999 - 2003

Volunteer at the digitalExperience Internet computer lab 1997 - 1998

High School Teacher 1989 - 1999

Computer Graphics Teacher at Fairfax Visual Arts Magnet 1993 - 1999

Math and Physical Science Teacher Mid-City Alternative School 1992 - 1993

Substitute Teacher 1989 - 1992

Short-Course Teacher 1978 - 1990

Taught short courses in C++ programming for Learning Tree International at Hydro Quebec, IBM, Texas Instruments and public seminars

Wrote, taught courses in computer graphics and computer-aided design at Northrop University

Taught public short courses in user interface design and in data communications for Learning Tree International

Wrote, taught short courses on software engineering tools for Computomata International at Banco Pastor in Spain, and Banco Nacional in Mexico

Wrote, taught short courses on personal computing, spreadsheets, editing, modeling, business graphics, human factors, operating systems, expert systems for Computomata International, Learning Tree International, IBM, Hughes Aircraft, Westinghouse, Grumman, Transaction Technology, Pitney Bowes and public seminars

Wrote, taught hands-on production planning short course for Hughes Aircraft

Taught short courses in Pascal programming for Learning Tree International at Sperry Flight Systems, EG&G, GE and public seminars

Marched in the Great Peace March 3/1986 - 11/1986

Outreach Speaker for nuclear disarmament

Used microcomputers on the road, for filing, text editing and electronic mail

Human / Dolphin Foundation Volunteer 1979 - 1984

Computer systems analyst, outreach speaker

Founder, Owner of The Computer Store in Santa Monica, California 1975 - 1982

World's first computer store

Reputation for creativity and innovation

Profitable every year, $6 million sales

Extensive customer training and consulting

Senior Programmer for Litton Data Systems 1973 - 1975

Debugged command and control software

Integrated concurrent software changes

Senior Technical Representative at Pertec Business Systems 1972 - 1973

Organized overseas technical support and training

Designed and documented a microfiche formatting program

Consultant to Institut für angewandte Sozialwissenschaft 1971

Organized on-the-air computer operations for TV election reporting

Designed and programmed time-series data analyzer

Improved and documented data center procedures

Taught time-series analysis in German

Computer Systems Analyst at the RAND Corporation 1969 - 1971

Designed and programmed a network optimizer

Designed and programmed a graphic decision tree editor

Forecasted physician population and demand

Senior Systems Analyst for McDonnell Douglas Corporation 1967 - 1969

Designed file structures for an on-line manufacturing system

Wrote library code for file system

Measured and tuned system performance

Systems Engineer for IBM Corporation, Data Processing Division 1963 - 1967

Specialist in inventory planning, bills of material, critical-path method

Conducted customer training

Wrote utility programs in several languages