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Adult and Teen Librarian

Woodburn Public Library , 12/2012–present
Woodburn, OR

    • Provide reference services.
    • Supervise reference librarians and volunteers.
    • Develop, implement and assess adult, teen and joint youth services programming.
    • Design marketing/promotional materials: e-newsletter, social media, flyers, displays, brochures, bookmarks, and newspaper announcements and monthly book reviews.
    • Maintain budgets and statistics for reference and programs.
    • Develop and maintain library intranet.
    • Collection development.
    • Assist in youth services programs and storytime.

Reference Librarian
Woodburn Public Library
, 01/2011 – 12/2012
Woodburn, OR

    • Provide reference services.
    • Promote library collections.
    • Collection development.
    • Design and implement teen programming.
    • Design marketing/promotional materials: social media, displays, and flyers.

Reference Librarian
Clackamas County Libraries , 10/2012 – 01/2013
Clackamas, OR

    • Provide reference services.
    • Circulation assistance.

Reference Librarian/Instructor
Pacific University Library
, 02/2010-05/2010
Forest Grove, OR

    • Write LSTA grant proposal for collaborative digital library.
    • Supervise student employees.
    • Provide reference services in library and archives.
    • Establish the Campus Life digital collection for the archives and advise on finding aids.

Project Manager
Pacific University Library
, 07/2009 – 10/2009
Forest Grove, OR

    • Inventory existing artwork and create an acquisitions inventory.
    • Create processing system for accessioning new artwork into the collection.
    • Create standards and procedures for digitizing and cataloging digital collections using CONTENTdm.
    • Supervise photographer in shooting, readying, and cataloging images for acquisitions database and CONTENTdm.
    • Provide weekly reports and goals for project.
    • Recommend preservation and conservation assessment for artwork.

Reference Librarian/Instructor
Pacific University Library
, 01/2009– 05/2009
Forest Grove, OR

    • Provide reference service.
    • Provide information literacy instruction and assessment.
    • Collect and maintain reference statistics.
    • Provide collection development and maintain budget for select areas.
    • Supervise student employees in reference, special projects, and digital projects.
    • Create library displays, bibliography, and subject guides.
    • Recommend preservation and conservation assessment for artwork.

Archives Volunteer
Pacific University Library
,10/2008–01/2009
Forest Grove, OR

    • Assessing and processing the Sidney H. Marsh papers including creation of the finding aid using DACS standard.

Archives Internship
Unitarian Universalist Church, 01/2008–06/2008
Savannah, GA

    • Assessing and processing of the Francis C. Anderson, Jr. ministerial papers.

Practicum Internship
Georgia Historical Society, 10/2007–12/2007
Savannah, GA

    • Processing of the photographic and a manuscript collection.
    • Addressing preservation needs, determining the type of film, researching the items and history, creating the finding aid using DACS.
    • Cataloging finding aid into a MARC record and uploading it to OCLC.
    • Cross-walking the finding aid into an EAD format.

Practicum Internship
Unitarian Universalist Church, 07/2007–08/2007
Savannah, GA

    • Preservation assessment of the church archives, transcribing finding aid into electronic document, updating holdings, and presenting a report on my findings with suggestions for improvements.

Visual Resources Librarian*
Savannah College of Art and Design
,  09/1998–06/2008
Savannah, GA

    • Develop and implement standards and procedures for the digital collections.
    • Provide reference services and instruction using visual resources.
    • Supervise production quality and deadlines.
    • Collection development.
    • Supervise student employees and train VRC staff.
    • IT liaison.
    • Maintain collection statistics and assessment.
    • Maintain budgets of office supplies and student employees.

Programs

Woodburn Public Library

    • Teen Programs-Summer Reading Program, Teen Tech Week t-shirt design workshop, Teen Gaming, Teen Anime, Tween/Teen Book club, Artist Workshops, Writing Workshops, Teen Makers, Scratch programming
    •  Adult Programs-Summer Reading Program, Senior gaming, Afternoon and senior book club, Technology Classes, Library2Go workshop, Tech Savvy Seniors, Senior Trivia with a Librarian, Author Series
    •   Family Programs-Star Wars Reads, International Gaming in the Library, Poetry and writing contests, End of Summer Party, Wii Family Fit, Guest science lecturers and experiments

Projects

    • Established the following digital collections: Pacific University Library Digital Collections, including Campus Life, Permanent Art @ Pacific University, Asian Art Collection, and Latin American Folk Art. (http://pacificu.edu/library/digitalcollections/menu.htm)
    • Established the Visual Resources Center blog at the Savannah College of Art and Design (http://blog.scad.edu/vrc/)
    • Developed the Digital Image Database for the Visual Resources Center. Access limited to the Savannah College of Art and Design community.

Committees

    • 2012-Present  Oregon Library Association/Oregon Young Adult Network
    • 2009–2012        Oregon Library Association/Oregon ACRL
    • 2007–2010        Society of American Archivists
    • 2007–2010        American Library Association

Organizations

    • 2012-Present  Oregon Library Association/Oregon Young Adult Network
    • 2009–2012        Oregon Library Association/Oregon ACRL
    • 2007–2010        Society of American Archivists
    • 2007–2010        American Library Association

Education

2008 Masters in Library & Information Science, University of South Carolina
1999 Masters of Fine Arts, Savannah College of Art & Design
1995  Bachelor of Arts, Hollins University

Technical Skills

    • Tools:  Adobe Creative Suite Software (Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign, Dreamweaver), Adobe Acrobat Pro, Quark Express, Microsoft Word and Publisher, Access, Excel, FileMaker Pro, Blackboard and Millennium ILS, WordPress, and Drupal,
    • ILS Systems: Millennium and Symphony.
    • Digital Asset Management Systems: CONTENTdm, Greenstone, Digital Commons, and OMEKA.
    • Vocabularies: CCO, AAT, ULAN, TNG, LCSH, and TGM.
    • Metadata/Cataloging Standards: Dublin Core, VRA, CDWA–lite, EAD, TEI,  METS, MODS, AACR2, and RDA.
    • Programming: HTML, CSS, XML, PHP
    • Operating Systems: Microsoft Windows, Mac OS X, Android
    • Social Media: Facebook, Flickr, Goodreads, LibraryThing, Twitter, Yelp, Google Drive, Dropbox, Box

Photography, Sewing and Books