Position: 
Adjunct Faculty
Department: 
Credentials: 
  • 2005, M.A.O.M., University of Phoenix
  • 2005, Type 39 (Substitute Teaching Certification), Kankakee School District
  • 2997, B.S., St. Mary of the Woods College

Michelle Williamson has been teaching Olivet students online for the past 10 years. She holds an M.A.O.M. Master of Arts, Organizational Management degree from the University of Phoenix.

In the past, Ms. Williamson was HR Director for six long term care facilities, one day care and one pharmacy business unit. She also had ample opportunity to teach various in-services such as documenting discipline, developing communication skills, conducting performance appraisals, employment law, etc.  In addition, she trained HR coordinators at each of the facilities on benefit administration, payroll, new hire process, recruiting, etc.  Ms. Williamson also worked as a benefit and compensation specialist which was really not her cup of tea but she was burned out from her regional job mostly due to the driving requirements.

Unfortunately due to a disability, she is currently focused and committed to online teaching for Olivet. Previously, she loved to walk, exercise, garden, etc. But has not been able to do those things due to multiple sclerosis.  Ms. Williamson has had this condition for 22+ years. The past few years it has progressed, thus her need to keep the brain active by teaching her love of human resources.