Casey Sirochman

  • Pittsburgh US-PA

Work experience

Work experience
Aug 2014 - Present

Indiana University of Pennsylvania

Indiana University of Pennsylvania
  •  Collaborate with the Outreach Librarian in creating synergy with various departments and divisions at IUP to create, plan, and market activities/events that raise the profile of the libraries' presence, resources, and services.
  • Interact closely with Library Departments to ensure appropriate social media communication via Twitter and Facebook of the services and resources of the IUP Libraries.
  • Promote undergraduate student success and retention by developing sustainable partnerships between the IUP Libraries and campus organizations geared towards first year and undergraduate students.
  • Assist with maintaining services to library users at the library reference desk.
  • Provide library liaison and collection development services to assigned academic departments.
Jul 2011 - Aug 2014


Carnegie Free Library of Connellsville
  •  Managed Public Library and Museum supervising full time staff Library clerks, volunteers, student interns, and numerous community service workers.

  • Secured over $500,000 for the Library through grants, donations, and creative budgeting.

  • Supported Library Board of Directors and Friends of the Library by securing and scheduling special

    consultant guests who instruct and council on fundraising programs and the progressive promotion of

    regional Library services.

  • Administered, maintained, and updated Library website and assisted with managing the Facebook page to

    communicate information and advertise innovative programs to the region.

  • Provided desk, telephone, and online reference support volunteering for AskHerePA.

  • Selected books and audiovisual materials in line with the local interest to adult patrons to increase the

    40,000 volume collection.

  •  Designed outreach, marketing, and donation campaigns to improve library image and increase collections.

  • Planned and conducted educational and recreational programs for all age groups in the region.

Aug 2009 - Jul 2011

Dean of Library Services

Institute of Culinary Arts
  • Managed L. Edwin Brown Library and Resource Center and three student computer labs supervising a full time assistant, work study students, and interns.
  • Designed outreach, marketing, and donation campaign to improve library image and increase collections.
  • Collaborated with American Chef Federation Pittsburgh Chapter to digitize historical chapter documents contributing to Pennsylvania State Digital Repository.
  • Selected books and audiovisual materials relevant to the curriculum and of interest to faculty, staff, and students to increase the 5, 000 volume collection.
  • Provided reference support and conducted numerous information literacy sessions for students.
  • Supported Curriculum Committee by working with course research projects and supported information needs for all program courses.
  • Redesigned, administered, maintained, and updated school websites including student portal, three Word Press blogs and Facebook page to communicate information and advertise programs to students, faculty, and all cooperative educational institutions.
  • Planned and conducted programs for students in collaboration with Student Council Government Officers.
Jan 2006 - Aug 2009

Research Specialist

The University of Pittsburgh
  •  Coordinated the collection of data for state-wide student outcomes research project service evaluations using Microsoft Access and Excel.
  • Composed and edited textbooks, scholarly articles, national reports, and other educational resources on a wide selection of topics for internal and external publication.
  • Managed and designed the online components of graduate and undergraduate courses using the Blackboard Academic Suite.
Sep 2008 - Feb 2009

Young Adult Librarian

Peter's Township Public Library
  • Managed 4, 600 square foot Teen Reading Room and multi-media equipment including Wii and Xbox gaming systems including several Young Adult volunteers and Teen Advisory Committee meetings. S
  • elected books and audiovisual materials of interest to young adults to add to the collection.
  • Updated Teen Blog and Facebook page to communicate and advertise successful innovative programs.
  • Created book displays for the Teen Reading Room to promote reading.
  • Planned and conducted creative programs for young adults in all topic areas.
  • Guided and directed patrons of all ages at the Young Adult Reference desk.
May 2008 - Dec 2008

California University of Pennsylvania The University of Pittsburgh

California University of Pennsylvania The University of Pittsburgh
  • Organized the digitization of the Universities' Student Newspaper 50 Anniversary Year, 1958.
  • Uploaded and created the metadata for the digitized files using ContentDM.
  • Sought appropriate funders and created a grant proposal to obtain funds to continue the digitization project including the recommendation on future scanner purchases. 
Sep 2003 - Aug 2005

Job Coach/developer

ICW Vocational Services
  • Conducted searches and queries using online job databases to find and follow up with potential employment opportunities for all clients.
  • Responsible for supervision and wellbeing of individuals with special needs at their job sites. 
Sep 2002 - Sep 2003

Outreach Coordinator

AmeriCorps/Women Infants & Children
  • Obtained and organized relevant supplementary nutritional resources of interest clients in addition to maintaining total nutrition time education room providing computer support educational presentations.
  • Planned promotional events such as research focus groups to assess the public image of services offered to the public by Family Health Council & Women Infants and Children(W. I. C.).



Masters in Library Information Science 

University of Pittsburgh

M.A. Teaching English

Indiana University of Pennsylvania

B.S. Secondary Education English/ Communications 

The Pennsylvania State University State College