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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.
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
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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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.

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

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.

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.

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