Julie Zink has served as a lead faculty member at NEC since 2007 and as an adviser to numerous health care and education cohorts in Maine. She designed and developed the Organizational Communication, Conflict, and Negotiation course for the MSM program. She continues to revise and update many of the current courses offered online. In addition to regularly teaching the Capstone course, Dr. Zink also teaches Issues in Ethics in Healthcare, Project Management, Organizational Management and Leadership, Organizational Development and Leading Change, Strategic Planning and Policy, Strategic Human Resource Management, and Professional and Organizational Ethics.
From 1988 to 2001, Dr. Zink taught at various colleges in the Mobile, Alabama area. In 2001, she left the University of Mobile as an Associate Professor and moved to Maine with her family.
Prior to working at NEC, Dr. Zink completed her Ph.D. in Instructional Design and Development at the University of South Alabama and her Master’s degree was granted from the University of South Carolina. She received her Bachelor of Arts in Education from the University of Mississippi.