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Work History

December 2016Present

Head of Youth Services

Cherry Hill Public Library

Manage Children's and Teen departments in a large library serving over 70,000 residents. Supervise personnel, budget, scheduling, collection development and programming with an innovative and motivated staff of 14. 

Jun 2013December 2016

Head Librarian

Elkins Park Library

Branch manager for the largest branch of the Cheltenham Township Library System. Supervise 4 full-time and 9 part-time staff. Manage building maintenance, technology, budget, schedules, library collection, library programs and volunteers. Work closely with very active Friends of the Library group. 

Oct 2011Jun 2013

Teen Services Librarian

East Brunswick Public Library

  • Managed all aspects of Teen Services department in a large public library including collection development, reference and research assistance, programming and volunteer coordination. 
  • Created "Geek League" service for teen volunteers to assist adults learn technology skills. 
  • Wrote and acquired grant for ten new computers in Teen Space as well as other fundraising efforts.
  • Created and facilitated school-age and middle grade Children's programs. 
  • Staffed the Children's and Adult Reference desks.
  • Headed library task force on Makerspace development. 
Jul 2006Oct 2011

QandANJ.org Project Manager

LibraryLinkNJ

  • Managed the inner workings of New Jersey’s 24 hour statewide virtual reference service
  • Supported, trained, scheduled and evaluated 200+ virtual librarians and 14 paid freelancers
  • Maintained and updated www.QandANJ.org for customers and Online Manual for the project’s member libraries
  • Generated statistics and write grant reports for the New Jersey State Library
  • Created reference aids and subject-specific lists of online resources for staffing librarians
  • Facilitated and planned quarterly project meetings; spoke at state and national conferences
  • Provided virtual reference services to students and adults on QandANJ.org
Nov 2005Jun 2006

Reference/Instruction Librarian

Georgia Highlands College

  • Taught library technology instruction classes for 500+ Georgia Highlands College students taking classes on satellite campus at Southern Polytechnic State University (SPSU)
  • Provided reference service for Georgia Highlands College and SPSU students
  • Co-wrote collection development policy for SPSU Library 
  • Facilitated circulation services via GALILEO Interconnected Libraries (GIL) system and Endeavor’s Voyager 
Aug 2002Nov 2005

Educational Services Librarian

SOLINET (now LYRASIS)

  • Taught instructional sessions, either face-to-face or via distance education software, to library staff in 10 Southeastern states and the Caribbean
  • Created beginner, intermediate and advanced classes for instruction in Cataloging, Resource Sharing, Reference and Library Collections
  • Expert in the use and instruction of several OCLC products including Connexion, WorldCat Resource Sharing, QuestionPoint, FirstSearch and WorldCat Collection Analysis
  • Provided technical support for users of OCLC products and our DE software, Centra EMeeting
Aug 2001Aug 2002

Library Assistant

Coca-Cola Company

  • Engaged in acquisitions and patron assistance for corporate Knowledge Center
  • Maintained patron-accessible book collection and acquired interlibrary loan items when needed
  • Managed Information Center’s serials collection and acquired documents via document delivery
  • Performed indexing and abstracting of electronic and print market research reports
  • Copy cataloged collection into InMagic DB/Textworks, adding LC call numbers and subject headings

Education

Aug 2000Dec 2001

MLIS

Clark Atlanta University