Masters In Library Science
- Full time
- Part time
- One time
I am experienced as reference, children's and young adult, and circulation librarian in a public library setting. I am trained in catologing, collection development and acquisitions, and preservation. My Master's degree has an archives concentration and I have experience writing finding aids and doing in depth research assistance by phone and telephone both domestically and internationally.
Intermittent Senior Substitute
Cambridge Public Library
October 2007 - May 2010
John J. Burns Library, Boston College
September 2004 - May 2005
* Reference Librarian: Answers in-depth reference questions in person and by phone; Proficient with database searches, internet searches, and print material research; Knowledgeable regarding ancestry
research, vital records research, and Inter-library loan materials requests; Special interests include
international copyright law, digitization of primary documents, and preservation of digital materials
* Circulation Librarian: Performs all circulation duties such as; check in and out of materials; resolves
patron complaints; resolves issues with public computers, printers, wireless routers, and copy machines;
reserves and distributes museum passes; catalogs AV materials, periodicals, and replacement materials;
Issues library cards and educates patronage on privacy policies and procedures; Shelves returned
materials, unpacks and shelves reserve materials, packs and lifts distribution bins up to 50lbs.; Maintains
professional and cheerful manner at all times.
* YA/Children's Librarian: Possesses in-depth knowledge and familiarity with juvenile and young adult
literature; Experienced in set-up, assistance, and clean-up of routine and special children's programming;
Possesses familiarity with video games, computer games, children's and young adult popular music, movies and television programming, and magazines; Displays friendly and helpful demeanor while able to maintain order and discipline among the younger patronage.
John J. Burns Library, Boston College, Chestnut Hill, MA September, 2004-May, 2005
Processed small collections including additions to John J. Burns Papers and Irish Free State Book Covers
Collection and wrote Finding Aids.
Processed additional accession to Robert F. Drinan Congressional Papers and wrote Finding Aid.
Reference inquiries resolved with time constraints and extensive research.
Received intensive instruction and in-depth informational lectures by David Horn, Head Archivist...
Pier 1 Imports
November 1999 - May 2001
Managed a staff of 15 people (hourly and salaried); interviewing, hiring, orientation and training of new employees; Scheduling; performance reviews; keying and distribution of store payroll.
Adhered to daily and seasonal project agendas within scheduling and budgetary parameters
Managed inventory and stockroom: handled rejected, broken, counts discrepant materials; also twice
weekly stock replenishing.
Personally responsible for resolution of difficult customer complaints, special requests, and follow-up on special orders.
Assimilated required product knowledge of over 4,000 assorted items and furniture pieces.
Qualifications & Certifications
Norton High School, Norton, MA
Simmons College GSLIS
Business Management, Communications