Curriculum Vitae

Education

Master of Library and Information Science (MLIS)
San Jose State University, San Jose, CA, 2000

Bachelor of Arts (BA): Political Science, French, & Global Studies
Pacific Lutheran University, Tacoma, WA, 1995


Experience

Library Faculty/Systems and Databases Librarian, 2007-present
Olympic College, Bremerton, WA
  • Lead the Libraries' efforts in the planning, development, implementation and maintenance of its integrated library system, Voyager/ExLibris, recommending and implementing changes via the System Administration client and providing support for library staff in its use;
  • Provide leadership for the administration of the libraries' electronic collections, serving as contact point and systems expert;
  • Implement and administer new web-based services and products, including QuestionPoint virtual reference and LibGuides;
  • Collaborate with faculty across disciplines for development and delivery of information literacy instruction in a variety of modes;
  • Serve as collection development specialist and liaison for Political Science, Sociology, Mathematics, and Adult Basic Education;
  • Partcipate in college governance, department and campus-related professional activities.
Library Adjunct Faculty, 2003-2007
Olympic College, Bremerton, WA
  • Performed reference services from the library's Information Desk;
  • Taught tailored library instruction classes using a variety of active learning techniques that cater to different learning styles;
  • Developed instructional handouts;
  • Cataloged and maintained pamphlet, map and college archive files.
Reference/Instruction Librarian (Adjunct Faculty), 2001-2007
Pierce College District, Fort Steilacoom, WA
  • Performed reference services from the libraries' Information Desks;
  • Taught tailored library instruction classes using a variety of active learning techniques that cater to different learning styles;
  • Developed instructional handouts;
  • Contributed to upkeep of library blog, wikis, and social bookmarks;
  • Oversaw the New Reader (ESL/ABE) collections at both campuses.
Adjunct Library Faculty, 2004-2005
City University, Tacoma, WA
  • Integrated information literacy requirements into graduate level business and education courses;
  • Interacted and communicated effectively with other faculty members to ensure seamless instruction.
Library Technician - Serials Maintenance, 1998-2001
Thomas Jefferson School of Law, San Diego, CA
  • Responsible for check-in of all serial materials in the automated catalog (Innovative Interfaces);
  • Migrated serials module from text based version to Millennium version;
  • Supervised, trained and evaluated 3 to 8 student library assistants each semester;
  • Prepared all periodicals for bindery, and performed all book and paper repairs.