What can I put on my Directory Profile Page?

Written By: David Janosik | May 8, 2018

Your faculty profile is an important part of our website. The information provided on your profile is used in various pages throughout the website. This information also dictates if you will be included in certain lists so it is important that you try to fill out your profile as throughly as possible.

Below we have provided an example of a completely filled out profile (John Doe) for you to review and see what is possible. We have also explained each section of content available and written about what is expected.

Section 1: Basic Details

Profile Picture: You can provide a high quality professional headshot of yourself. Should you choose not to provide one, a default image will be displayed instead.

If you need one taken, please schedule a photo session with:
Douglas Nevel
Senior Broadcast Technologist
Classroom I Bldg., Room 202
407-823-0069
douglas.nevel@ucf.edu

Name: Your full name as provided will be displayed.

Degrees: The short acronym for your terminal degrees will be listed in a comma delimited list following your name.

Job Title: Your job title(s) will be listed in a comma delimited list below your name.

Downloadable CV: If you choose to provide a CV, this button will appear. Your CV or Resume should be provided in PDF format.

Section 2: Contact Information

Department: The department that you are associated with will be displayed. While rare, some may include more than one result here.

Location: Your building number and room/suite number will be displayed. A link to the UCF map location of the building will also be automatically used.

Email: Your preferred email address @ucf.edu will be displayed.

Phone: Your active UCF phone number will be displayed.

Connect: You are able to provide links to your professional personal website, Facebook, Twitter, YouTube, and LinkedIn accounts should you choose to.

Section 3: Biography Tab

Description: Your biography description should be a 1-3 paragraph message that gives a brief overview of who you are and what you are involved in. This is not a substitute area for your CV. Detailed information about your grants, awards, publications should not be included here.

Credentials: Your terminal degrees will be listed here. You can also include the area of focus and the university where acquired if you like.

Affiliations: Should you be affiliated with any professional organizations, you can include a bulleted list of those here along with links if you’d like. Links are not however required.

Section 4: Research Tab

Description: Your research description should be a 1-3 paragraph message that gives a brief overview of your area of focus. This is not a substitute area for your CV. Detailed information about your grants, awards, publications should not be included here.

Research Interests: This should be a list of the main topics that you focus on. These should be short and concise topics (typically 1-4 words long). By including research interests in your profile, you’ll also guarantee that you show up on the faculty research pages for your unit.

Section 5: Courses Tab

Course Information: Here you can provide a list of the courses that you teach. You can include:

  • Course Number
  • Course Name
  • Course Website URL (optional)
  • Brief Course Description (optional)

Section 6: News Tab

News Articles: This tab will only appear if you have been tagged in a news story within our main blog area. Your 10 most recent stories will appear here with the title of the story, a link to the story and a short description. If you think you are missing a listing, please provide the URL of the news article on the CHPS website that you feel you should be tagged in.