Professional Library Experience

Everglades University, Sarasota, FL
Campus Librarian 2018-present

Ensure library operating hours to meet campus users needs. Work collaboratively with faculty developing and maintain the collections. Provide ongoing assistaEverglades-University-Online-MBA-Entrepreneurshipnce to students, faculty, and staff in the form of reference assistance, circulation help, and instruction on the use of library resources. Ensure the security, loss prevention policies and protocol of the library is implemented. Plan and develop library material, services, programs, and workshops. Develop the library print, electronic, and multimedia collection development. Compile monthly statistics and reports. Create and maintain displays. Provide and document new library materials, library acquisitions, and maintain accurate library inventory.

  • Key Accomplishments:
    • Provide and develop new student library orientations, workshops, and programs. Provide bibliographic instruction for groups, classes, and individuals.

South Manatee Public Library, Bradenton, FL
Children’s Librarian 2017 

Provided reference and readers’ advisory services for children and adult patrons of the library. Performed greeting, cataloging, circulation, and policy-enforcing duties. Acted as library liaison to community groups, developed community contacts, and performed outreach duties tPicture1.pngo promote the library. Instructed patrons in the use of library services, resources, and technology. Trained on computers and hand-held devices. Created marketing collateral, such as slide presentations, pathfinders, brochures, flyers, calendars, newsletters, and signs. Trained, supervised and scheduled volunteers. Worked collaboratively with the local schools, delivered training to groups, kept abreast of trends, programs, and technology through meetings and training. Ordered products as approved through the budget process. Work with the Library Friends and the Library Foundation to fund summer children’s programs with STEM, crafts, etc.

  • Key Accomplishments:
    • Planned, coordinated, and presented Children’s and Young Adult’s programming, in the library and out in the community.
    • Performed active collection development to build and maintain the library’s information resources in electronic, print and non-print formats.
    • Administered external programs to local schools.
    • Performed outreach to local schools; provided supplemental programming during the school year and for the summer day camps.

The Denver School of the Arts, Denver, CO
Library Paraprofessional 2014-2016

Perform collection development; weeding, inventory, and circulation. Maintain bibliographic records in school database. Purchases all collections and monitors libraries’ materials budget. Fosters good communication and effective working relationships with facuntitled.pngulty, staff, students, and other library users. Provide informal instruction and technology of Denver Public School Catalog and databases as needed by students and teachers. Locate resources and lead discussions for the Navajo and Mongolia club. Prepare and maintain print and non-print materials to students, teachers and staff and collection development. Develop and create of displays, bulletin boards, and announcements to encourage library usage. Perform duties pertaining to the library automation system; checking items in/out, shelving items, and generating overdue notices. Perform other duties as assigned by the teacher librarian or principal.

  • Key Accomplishments:
    • Solely manage day-to-day activity and operation of the school library, and all library equipment and library materials.

Anythink Libraries Huron Street, Thornton, CO
Shelver/Librarian Assistant 2012-2014

Responsible for all mid-day duties; daily delivery check-in patrons’ requested items in timely manner, shelving, empty sorting bins, complete request pull list and expired holds, and load/unload DVDs/CDs into DX machine. Help maintain the stacks/collections thro18779590872_3f952a7f97_z.jpgugh shifting, weeding and merchandise display. In Horizon, run reports, create new library cards, check-in/out patrons’ items, RFIDs new items. Assist at drive-through for patrons’ inquires and check-out items, and assist telephone. Support Library Assistants/Librarians with locating requested items, and patrons technological and directional inquires. Knowledge of all opening/mid-day/closing library duties, and maintain SOP for all mid-day duties. Oversee Children’s perch, set-up and maintain programs/experience zones, exhibit friendly attitude and demeanor to patrons and follow through with reference and technological inquires, and familiarize patrons with Anythink Catalog and database.


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