Resume

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Education

Experience

Library Employment

  • Reference and Technology Services Librarian at Jefferson Public Library
    • April 2014 – present
      • Handle reference questions at the desk and via phone and email
      • Assist patrons interested in using electronic resources
      • Maintain the library website
      • Create technology-related programs for adults
      • Purchase adult audio books and assist with the selection of other materials
      • Copy-catalog audio books and adult nonfiction
      • Manage social media accounts
  • Sunday Circulation Assistant at Monona Public Library
    • August 2014 – December 2015
      • Helped patrons with circulation, reader’s advisory, and technology questions at the customer service desk
      • Assisted senior staff with programming and displays
      • Prepared new CDs for circulation
  • Temporary Library Assistant at Wake County Public Libraries
    • September 2012 – May 2013
      • Provided reference and readers’ advisory services to adult patrons at Cameron Village Regional Library
  • Preservation Services Student Assistant at Walter Royal Davis Library
    • May 2012 – September 2012
      • Prepared new materials for circulation
      • Assisted with commercial bindery shipments

Internships

  • Collection Development Intern at Wake County Public Libraries
    • January 2013 – April 2013
      • Processed gift books
      • Copy cataloged ebooks and gift books
      • Assisted staff in selecting adult fiction and nonfiction
  • Field Experience Intern at Durham County Public Libraries
    • February 2012 – December 2012
      • Helped to organize Fall Into Romance, the library’s first fan festival for romance readers, at the Southwest Regional Branch Library
      • Secured donations from local businesses
      • Created romance reading lists
      • Assisted with other aspects of event planning
  • Adult Services Intern at Wake County Public Libraries
    • May 2012 – August 2012
      • Provided reference services for adult patrons at the West Regional Branch Library
      • Updated adult reading lists

Non-Library Employment & Experience

  • Temporary Team Member at University Books of Charleston
    • August 2013 – October 2013
      • Provided excellent customer service as a bookseller and cashier
      • Assisted staff with fall orientation and biannual inventory
      • Gathered course information for book orders
      • Handled purchase orders
  • Search Engine Evaluator at Leapforce
    • July 2013 – December 2013
      • Evaluated and improved search engine results
  • Expanded Food and Nutrition Education Program (EFNEP) Program Assistant at North Carolina Cooperative Extension
    • September 2010 – June 2011, through Public Allies North Carolina
      • Taught nutrition classes for limited resource adults
      • Created partnerships with local nonprofits
      • Participated in scripting and taping of a nutrition segment for local public television
      • Assisted with special events including a community garden opening and a community breakfast
  • Public Ally at Public Allies North Carolina
    • September 2010 – June 2011
      • Collaborated to create a science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) initiative for Healthy Start Academy
      • Participated in trainings on topics including grant writing, cultural competence, dismantling racism and time management
  • Program and Development Associate at Fund for Southern Communities
    • September 2009 – September 2010, through AmeriCorps VISTA
      • Conducted development research
      • Recruited and supervised volunteers
      • Wrote and edited articles for e-newsletters and annual report
      • Created and maintained Facebook and Twitter accounts
      • Assisted with special event planning
      • Served on Grants Committee
  • Bookseller at Barnes & Noble
    • June 2008 – August 2009
      • Served customers in person and over the phone at the Customer Service desk
      • Assisted with on-site and off-site events
      • Worked as cashier and barista when needed
  • Editorial Intern at Peachtree Publishers
    • September 2008 – March 2009
      • Evaluated unsolicited manuscripts
      • Proofread manuscripts
      • Assisted with general office work

Skills

  • HTML, CSS
  • Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook, and Access
  • Library Software: Koha, SirsiDynix Symphony, Horizon
  • Basic Spanish, basic Mandarin Chinese

Activities

Honors

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