|Desired Industry: Librarian/Museum
|Desired Job Location: Columbia, Missouri
||Date Posted: 2/11/2007
|Type of Position: Full-Time Permanent
||U.S. Work Authorization: Yes
|Job Level: Experienced with over 2 years experience
||Willing to Travel: Yes, More Than 75%
|Highest Degree Attained: Masters
||Willing to Relocate: Yes
Over 15 years of combined library experience with 5 years being at the supervisory level. Possess excellent verbal and written communications skills and significant knowledge in reference materials. Conscientious and detail-oriented with ability to plan, organize, and direct library services and programs. Substantial computer experience, including Internet support. Looking to bring this knowledge and experience to an organization where I can help the organization further their goals while expanding my horizons.
Harvey Public Library District 2005-2006 Harvey, IL
Adult Services Librarian
*In addition to Reference Librarian duties, other duties performed included:
*Planned adult programming.
*Selected Adult Fiction and Non-Fiction Books.
*Supervised 3 pages and Reference Assistant
*Solicited donations for the Adult Summer Reading Program.
*Created publicity posters, handouts, and signs for adult programs as well as newspaper and cable promotions.
Harvey Public Library District 2000-2005 Harvey, IL
*Responsible for reference questions and adult reader's advisory.
*Worked directly with patrons, in person and via telephone, assisting in providing best sources of information requested and instructing how to best use the information to meet their needs.
*Primary interlibrary loan person, researched patron book and article requests using resources such as OCLC, I-SHARE (Illinois-wide academic online catalog) and the internet, identified organizations or databases that would fulfill these requests, and ordered materials.
*Other responsibilities included grant writing, adult programming, maintaining reference usage statistics, upgrading reference files to Access program, interacting with South Suburban Library Systems librarians to establish future programs to be offered to system libraries, designing pamphlets and brochures on topics of interest to patrons.
C. Berger Group, Inc. 1999-2000 Wheaton, IL
*Contracted to work in public libraries to fill staffing needs.
*Worked directly with patrons challenged by language, ethnic and education barriers.
*Responsible for reference questions and overseeing computer and Internet usage.
Fossil Ridge Public Library District 1995-1999 Braidwood, IL
*Started the district's bookmobile program in 1995.
*Created and implemented bookmobile policy and procedures.
*Achieved passing of referendum to extend the district.
*Brought bookmobile circulation figures to 15% of library circulation.
*Designed new bookmobile in 1998.
*Worked with township leaders in selecting public bookmobile stops.
*Responsible for circulation; adult and children's reference and reader's advisory; planning and selection of bookmobile materials; book repair for the bookmobile and main library; planned and promoted selected main library adult programs and trips.
M.A., Library & Information Sciences 1991-1993 Rosary College (Dominican University) River Forest, IL
*Specialized in archives, academic libraries and reference.
B.S., Anthropology 1987-1991 Illinois State University Normal, IL
*Minor in Sociology, concentration on human relationships.
American Library Association
Missouri Library Association
Internet searching, Microsoft word, publisher, excel, access, customer relations
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