Masters in Library and Information Science
University of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
Graduation Date: August 2013
GPA: 3.75

Bachelor of Science, English | Minor: Psychology
Towson University, Maryland
Graduate with Honors, May 2012
GPA: 3.58

Work Experience:

Library Associate (June 2015-Current)
Anne Arundel County Public Library, Edgewater Community Library

-Programming, reference and readers’ advisory work with all ages;
-Additional programming responsibilities in Early Literacy Education for babies, toddlers, and preschoolers;
-Additional programming responsibilities in elementary age programming, including STEM programs;
-Programming with adults, including ereader and computer training (one on one and classes);
-Work as Outreach Coordinator to communicate and organize events with local schools and day cares;
-Early Literacy outreach to local schools, focusing on Pre-K and 1st grade;
-Act on the system-wide Summer Reading Club Committee, and Outreach Committee;
-Assist as needed with Circulation (System: SirsiDynix Workflows);

Librarian/Librarian I (January 2014- June 2015)
Anne Arundel County Public Library, Annapolis Regional Library
-Performs reference and readers’ advisory to all ages at highest volume branch in system, including AskALibrarian;
-Performs duties as a generalist on following branch teams: ELS (Early Literacy Specialist), STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math), Programming, and Reference;
-Performs duties on systemwide Summer Reading Club Committee;
-Develops Early Literacy programming using Ghoting method: babies (0-18 mo), toddlers (18-36 mo), and preschoolers (3-5 years), outreach to local schools/daycares (Pre K-1st grade);
-Develops elementary programming: book clubs with activities, STEM programs, movie nights;
-Works as Co-SRC Coordinator,  Meeting Room Coordinator, Co-Sunday Supervisor, regularly Person-In-Charge, and trained in staff supervision;
-Assists as needed with Circulation. (SirsiDynix Workflows)

Library Clerk (November 2013-January 2013)
Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh
5801 Forbes Avenue, Pittsburgh, PA 15217 | 412-422-9650
-Maintain excellent customer service while interacting with the public, handling fines, checking out materials, and charging for Friends of the Library books and merchandise;
-Check in and out materials to the library, including back-dating materials;
-Direct patrons to the appropriate place in the library for materials and assistance;
-Maintain working knowledge of circulation programs and procedures. (System: Millenium)

Programming Volunteer (November 2013-December 2013)
Carnegie Library of Homestead
510 East 10th Avenue, Munhall, Pennsylvania 15120 | 412-462-3444 x222
-Develop and maintain programming for S.T.E.A.M. programming: Homeschool Art and Science.

Interim Programming Coordinator (August 2013-November 2013)
Carnegie Library of Homestead
510 East 10th Avenue, Munhall, Pennsylvania 15120 | 412-462-3444 x222
-Manage the teen and children’s space after-school.
-Develop programs for toddlers, homeschoolers, families, teens, and adults.
-Manage social media, create and distribute newsletters, and pamphlets for library.
-Coordinate volunteers and interns for outreach literacy programs, and programming.
-Attend training in youth programming.
-Work with Vendors to establish new security system.
-Work with local schools to provide resources to local students.

Library Clerk (July 2013 – August 2013)
Carnegie Library of Homestead
510 East 10th Avenue, Munhall, Pennsylvania 15120 | 412-462-3444
-Children’s Programming: Toddler Storytimes, EcoKids, Family Storytime
-Help consumers with their research and recreational learning.
-One-on-one technology education for patrons.
-Circulation Tasks: Check out books, place holds, manage front desk (
System: Millennium)
-Page Tasks: Shelving, Weeding

Library Instruction Intern (May 2013-August 2013)
Hillman Library, University of Pittsburgh
3960 Forbes Avenue, Pittsburgh, PA 15260 | 412-648-7770
-Construct and craft a lesson plan on Advanced Mendeley with evidence-based assessment.
-Collaboration on construction of instructional coursework for students and faculty.
-Teach on demand course-integrated classes as available.
-Learn about the integration of library systems into Courseweb (Blackboard).

Intern (August 2012-July 2013)
Carnegie Library of Homestead
510 East 10th Avenue, Munhall, Pennsylvania 15120 | 412-462-3444
-Working at various tasks:  Shelving, circulation, reference desk, clerical work, newsletters, cataloging.
-One-on-one technology education.
-Create and assist with programming for various populations, including toddler story times, children’s community outreach, and adult technology education.
Special Project:
Development of Public Library Technology Education Course

Evening Front Desk Secretary (September 2012-April 2013)
UPMC Center for Rehab Services
2345 Murray Ave. Pittsburgh, PA 15217 | 412-422-4775
-Schedule and maintain provider appointment calendar.
-Maintain, type, and fax paperwork.
-Enter charges and organize system.
-Interact with patients on the phone and in person.
-Work collaboratively with day secretary to run the office.
-Manage office independently during evening hours.

Bookseller (August 2o12- December 2012)
Barnes and Noble
100 West Bridge St, Homestead, PA | 412-462-5743
-Interact with Customers and provide suggestions of materials that may interest them.
-Perform Fast Cashiering.
-Shelve and Sell Books and other forms of media.

Education Technology Center Assistant (August 2011-August 2012)
Towson University Education Technology Lab
8000 York Rd, Towson, MD 21252 | 410-704-2542
-Assist students and professors with coursework and technology applications.
-Maintain and sign out digital and print resources.
-Run updates, provide technical support and fix minor errors on local computers.
-Provide printing services to students.
Special Project:
Development of a Training Manual for Incoming Assistants

Head Counselor and Swimming Instructor (August 2011)
YMCA of Silver Spring
9800 Hastings Drive, Silver Spring, MD 20901 | 301-585-2120
-Lead two camp counselors in preparing and organizing activities, while supervising children ages 4-6.

Camp Counselor and Swimming Instructor (June 2010-July 2011)
YMCA of Silver Spring
9800 Hastings Drive, Silver Spring, MD 20901 | 301-585-2120
-Instruct and care for children ages 4-12.
-Teach swimming lessons for low, and medium swimming levels.
-Assist with paperwork for the aquatics division. (June 2010-August 2010)

Deli Worker (June 2009- August 2009)
Roland’s of Chesapeake Station
7875 Bayside Road, Chesapeake Beach, MD 20732 | 410-257-0187
-Slice deli meat, prepare food, and clean workspace.
-Serve Customers and suggest products.

General Worker (April 2007-January 2008)
Countryside Kennels
9214 Boyds Turn Road, Owings, MD 20736 | 410-741-5011
-Interact with customers.
-Work with animals, including cleaning, playing, training, feeding, and bathing.

Tutor (January 2004-August 2007)
Advantage Learning Center
8980 Saint Andrews Drive, Chesapeake Beach, MD 20732 | 410-610-7757
-Motivate, tutor and supervise children independently with learning disabilities, ages 5-15.

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