Librarian Resume

Work Experience

Hunter College, New York, NY (April 2008 to Present)
Web Librarian

  • Teach and act as coordinator of the Library 100 program, a credit-baring research course open to graduate and undergraduate students.
  • Teach bibliographic/information literacy courses for all disciplines, both graduate and undergraduate.
  • Develop and maintain the libraries’ web site, mobile web site, and mobile app.
  • Work with Instructional Design librarian to design, develop and provide web-based library instruction to college users.
  • Maintain working knowledge of emerging technologies critical to the design and delivery of responsive library services.
  • Provide reference service, information literacy instruction and outreach to faculty, staff and students.
  • Conduct periodic assessment and usability testing of web site and web-based services to meet the changing needs of the Hunter College community.
  • Manage, develop and maintain the libraries’ LibGuides, blog and texting tools.
  • Act as a department subject liaison in several disciplines and work developing those collections.
  • Partnered with the Outreach Librarian to provide outreach services and programming to students, staff and faculty.

South Dakota State University, Brookings, SD (October 2006 to March 2008)
Reference & Digital Services Librarian

  • Redesigned, usability tested and maintained the library web site.
  • Worked with vendors on all electronic resources with an emphasis on databases.
  • Provided reference service, information literacy instruction and outreach to faculty, staff and students.
  • Taught bibliographic/information literacy courses for all disciplines, both graduate and undergraduate.
  • Worked with Instructional Design librarian to design, develop and provide web-based and in-person library instruction to college users.
  • Supervised student workers, including a student fellow who worked as a project assistant.
  • Train staff and faculty librarians on new electronic resources and digital services.
  • Acted as a department subject liaison in several disciplines and work developing those collections.
  • Chaired the Marketing committee and headed outreach programs to promote the library’s collections and services.

New School Parsons Gimble Library, New York, NY (February 2006 to May 2006)
Library Assistant/Temporary Reference & Instruction

  • Created catalog records for newly acquired print resources.
  • Reconciled the accounts payables for the materials received and arranged for the payment of outstanding bills.
  • Worked with vendors to follow through on materials being ordered and received.
  • Provided reference service to faculty, staff and students.

New School Parsons Gimble Library, New York, NY (July 2005 to May 2006)
Library Intern

  • Provided reference services to students, staff and faculty.
  • Taught bibliographic instruction courses to undergraduate and graduate courses.
  • Worked in collection development, mainly weeding, project work tracking circulation statistics on resources and suggesting resources to add to the collection in accordance with the collection development policy.
  • Curated an art show highlighting areas of the collection that were underused and was under development.
  • Wrote course-specific and library-wide pathfinders and bibliographies.

University of Minnesota Department of English, Minneapolis, MN (May 2001 to October 2004)
Program Coordinator/Information Specialist

  • Designed “Instructor Web”, a website to communicate all information essential to all faculty, and all graduate teaching and adjunct instructors.
  • Designed the English Undergraduate Studies website that services information needs for all undergraduates, graduate students, faculty and staff.
  • Assisted the main English Department and Graduate Studies redesign teams with their website scope definitions.
  • Implemented new systems to facilitate payroll and purchasing processing and reporting.
  • Successfully created new, more efficient processes for the curriculum planning coordination of all English Department courses.

American Express Communications Department, Minneapolis, MN (June 1999 to May 2001)
Electronic Distribution Coordinator

  • Redesigned “American Express Connection”, the employee intranet site, in to a dynamic, user-friendly information center for more than 8000 American Express home office employees.
  • Developed communications and designed templates that appear on the “American Express Advisor Connect”, intranet site for over 10000 American Express financial advisors.
  • Developed and administered databases to link to the Corporate Communications intranet site, prioritizing information for employees while determining most effective language and communication tool.

Education

Master of Library and Information Science – Pratt Institute, New York, NY

Master of Fine Arts – Hamline University, Saint Paul, MN

Bachelor of Arts in English – University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN

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