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Editor, librarian, historian Resume


Desired Industry: Librarian/Museum SpiderID: 59975
Desired Job Location: Milwaukee, Wisconsin Date Posted: 4/26/2012
Type of Position: Full-Time Permanent Availability Date: Immediately
Desired Wage: 35000
U.S. Work Authorization: Yes
Job Level: Experienced with over 2 years experience Willing to Travel: Yes, Less Than 25%
Highest Degree Attained: Masters Willing to Relocate: No


Objective:
I have a varied background, so I would be happy with a position utilizing my editing, history, and/or librarian skills. My dream job is as a librarian in an academic library.


Experience:
About seven years experience as a newspaper copy editor/designer (including a stint as assistant news editor) plus several years experience copy editing and doing webmaster work for an academic journal. Also three and a half years editing/designing and doing webmaster work in a corporate setting. I have volunteered at museums, as an educator and as a curatorial intern (during which experience I helped write some exhibit labels) and had a part time supervisory job at a house museum. I have worked as an interlibrary loan assistant for a university library and as a student aide for another university library, including in Special Collections, in which capacity I prepared exhibits among other duties. I have had several full and part time retail jobs, demonstrating a commitment to customer service. For the past few months, I have been working captioning telephone calls for the deaf and hard of hearing. I also have experience as a graduate assistant, grading papers and exams, and leading discussion sections. I have consistently sought both formal and informal leadership roles, mentoring co-workers and leading initiatives, most notably a yearlong engagement project for my department at CVS Caremark (where I was also a leader in maintaining the department intranet site and SharePoint site).


Education:
MLIS from University of Arizona, 2011. "A" average.

PhD program in history at Arizona State University, 2001-2005, all but dissertation. "A" average.

MA in history from UW-Milwaukee, 2001.Magna cum laude.

BA in journalism from University of Dayton, OH, 1996. Magna cum laude.


Affiliations:
Golden Key Honor Society, Phi Alpha Theta Honorary History Fraternity


Skills:
Excellent research abilities.
Effective communicator, both written and verbal.
Proven ability to lead; intense work ethic.
Eclectic interests, knowledge, and experience.
Well-developed computer/Internet aptitude, including knowledge of MS Office and Web software.


Additional Information:
Volunteer work at a museum, animal shelters, and food pantries; internships at a publishing house (for which I copy edited several published books), at a museum (where I helped write exhibit labels and engaged in database management), at a zoo (where I performed research and wrote reports, along with database management), and with the city of Glendale, WI (for which I co-developed a 50th anniversary historic driving tour and exhibit, which were well received).

Awards/honors
Feldt-Barbanell award for best graduate paper in women's history, ASU.
Ritter Collett award to the outstanding senior in journalism, University of Dayton.
Wisconsin All-State Academic Scholar and National Merit scholar.
Scholarships/fellowships from University of Dayton, UWM and ASU.
Several scholarly publications in academic journals, and papers presented at academic conferences.


Reference:
Available upon request.


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