Strengths and Qualifications
- Event planning experience
- Skilled with Microsoft Word, Excel Publisher, and PowerPoint
- Strong written and oral communication skills.
- Experience with multiple integrated library systems
- Highly organized and self-disciplined
- Service oriented
- ALA certified in Reference and Cataloging
- Vermont Department of Libraries certified in Basic Public Library Administration and Collection Development
- Proficient with WordPress platform
- Basic HTML and CSS skills
- Adept with Springshare library products
- Working knowledge of COUNTER reports
In progress: Master of Library and Information Science. Kent State University. Kent, OH.
B.S. in Human Services and B.A in Psychology. 2011, Lyndon State College. Lyndonville, VT.
Burlington High School, Library and Learning Center, Burlington, VT
Library and Learning Center Paraeducator. August, 2016-Present
Reorganized entire library collection and physical space. Assisted students and staff with technology, audio-visual and reference needs. Circulated lending iPads and laptops. Supervised and directed teaching assistants and student volunteers. Supervised and directed interactive programming. Created displays throughout the library. Weeded and deaccessioned materials. Cataloged and supervised processing of new books. Responsible for toner ordering for whole school. Taught a ninth grade advisory.
Lyndon State College, Samuel Read Hall Library, Lyndonville, VT
Interim Public Services Librarian. August, 2015 – June 2016
Taught information literacy classes. Helped test, implement and train students and staff on discovery service. Helped design, test, transfer, and create content for new library website using WordPress. Gathered and analyzed statistics for online databases. Liaison for five academic departments. Responsible for reference training for student workers and staff. Coordinated events and activities. Responsible for library social media accounts. Responsible for processing circulating iPads.
Circulation/Reference Desk Assistant. February, 2013 – May 2015
Assisted students and patrons with reference and technology questions in person, phone, or via e-mail. Supervised student workers. Contributed to redesign of student training. Completed circulation, processing and display projects. Gathered and analyzed monthly usage statistics.
Cobleigh Public Library, Lyndonville, VT.
Bookmobile Program Facilitator. September 2013- July 2015
NEKI Americorps Volunteer. August 2011- September 2013
Coordinated and provided early literacy outreach services to 20+ local daycares, preschools and afterschool programs. Maintained bookmobile library collection. Kept circulation and program statistics. Responsible for bookmobile acquisitions. Collaborated with children’s librarian to plan Summer Reading program. Supervised NEKI Americorps volunteers. Staffed library front desk, attended to circulation tasks, assisted patrons, answered phones and prepared inter-library loans for mailing.