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JEANNA Ryner
Summary
Forward thinking library professional with more than eight years professional library experience, including five years in administration. Skilled in problem solving and maximizing resources. Enthusiastic, dependable, and self-motivated.
Experience
Library Director 02/2016 to Current Missouri Baptist University St. Louis, MO
  • Supervises seven library staff members and student workers.
  • Administers university and library policies and procedures for library employees, including training, scheduling, and evaluation.
  • Prepares the library budget and monitors and approves expenditures.
  • Develops short-term and long-range goals and plans for collections and services in keeping with Missouri Baptist University's Mission and Strategic Plan.
  • Reviews existing collection for continued curriculum relevance.
  • Serves as chair for the Library Committee and participates on assigned university committees.
  • Attends conferences and MOBIUS membership meetings to stay informed on issues related to library management, services, and consortial borrowing agreements.
Library Director 07/2013 to 02/2016 Lindenwood University - Belleville Campus Belleville, IL
  • Supervised two professional librarians and a student work force of 10-15 student workers (undergraduate and graduate).
  • Provided reference services to students, faculty and staff and performed library instruction sessions to undergraduate and graduate classes.
  • Executed a successful library move across campus; relocating approximately 5,000 volumes.
  • Developed and updated electronic informational aids and print handouts.
WebJunction Illinois Project Manager 01/2012 to 07/2013 Illinois Heartland Library System Edwardsville, IL
  • Promoted to Project Manager in January 2012, taking the lead during the migration to a new content management system.
  • Reviewed financial information, activity reports, and other performance data to measure productivity and goal achievement.
  • Provided timely quarterly reports as well as the annual budget and LSTA grant application to the Illinois State Library.
  • Coordinated a blog series featuring Illinois library professionals.
  • Presented at workshops and conferences promoting the project.
WebJunction Illinois Assistant 07/2011 to 01/2012 Illinois Heartland Library System Edwardsville, IL
  • Managed the project's shared inbox; responded to customer requests and password resets.
  • Assisted in the preparation of quarterly reports.
  • Created informational handouts for customers.
Assistant Cataloger 02/2011 to 06/2011 Illinois Heartland Library System Edwardsville, IL
  • Performed copy cataloging and created original bibliographic records in accordance with AACR2 and MARC.
  • Attended workshops and classes to further develop cataloging skills.
Public Services Librarian 06/2010 to 12/2010 Kentucky Christian University Grayson, KY
  • Supervised and trained team of 15-20 student workers.
  • Provided library instruction and advanced workshops on library resources to students and faculty.
  • Worked scheduled hours at the Reference Desk, including some evenings and weekends.
Education and Training
Master of Science: Library & Information Science 2011 University of Kentucky Lexington, Kentucky, U.S.A.
Bachelor of Arts: English 2009 Eastern Kentucky University Richmond, KY, U.S.A. Graduated Honor's Scholar
Memberships
Member, American Library Association
Member, Missouri Library Association 
Military Experience
Aerospace Propulsion Mechanic 11/2012 to Current Air National Guard Scott Air Force Base, IL

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Kim Shrum
Summary

Seasoned Librarian trained in multiple content areas related to library operations and collection analysis. Detail-oriented, highly organized, and eager to be a part of dynamic library team.

Highlights
  • Library instruction
  • Automated library systems
  • Collection management
  • Program development
  • Efficient and accurate
  • Team player
  • Organized
  • Approachable
Accomplishments

Served as temporary Library Director less than six months after hired as circulation clerk. Completed a 90 hour training class, over three years offered by Kansas State Library, achieving recognition as a Kansas Certified Public Library Administrator.

Experience
Library Director
May 2002 to January 2009
Pleasanton Lincoln Library (Linn County Library District #5) Pleasanton, KS

As circulation clerk performed multiple jobs including: checking materials in and out, shelving, processing new material, assisting patrons with questions and computer help.

Library Director: directly responsible for hiring, training, and supervising employees; payroll; supervising ordering of materials and supplies; preparing and publishing budget; attending and reporting monthly activities at monthly board meetings; planning and implementing a variety of special library programs; administering and soliciting grants and donations; attending various meetings and conferences as library representative; and primary interface with the State, System, and local libraries.

Education
Associate of Applied Science : 1990 Fort Scott Community College Fort Scott, KS

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