My professional career is demonstrative of the “New American Dream” which means not locking myself down to one career path, but rather showing myself as someone who can conquer any challenge and excel in any endeavor. Though interested in academia, I am open to exploring opportunities involving business and finance. Well read with innovative research skills, I am is excited about all future career opportunities.
Mar 2014 - Present
Intercampus & Consortium Loan Services Coordinator
George Mason University
Responsible for managing day-to-day operations of George Mason University (GMU) Libraries’ Consortium Loan Service (CLS) and the intercampus delivery service.
Provide distance education document delivery service to GMU patrons.
Coordinate work assignments for Library Specialists in the University Libraries with their supervisors to make sure that requests are promptly filled.
Coordinate effectively with document fulfillment staff at the other GMU libraries to make sure that requests are promptly filled.
Effectively and efficiently work with fulfillment staff at other Washington Research Library Consortium’s (WRLC) institutions, as well as the WRLC storage center to expedite requests.
Supervise the circulation desk and student workers on assigned shifts.
Participate in multiple Search Committees for the hiring of new staff.
Jun 2008 - Mar 2014
Consortium Loan Services Coordinator
Created a set of standards for the management of WRLC Consortium Loan Service (CLS) requests across all GMU libraries.
Trained staff and student workers to use the CLS/WRLC software.
Wrote the complete GMU CLS/WRLC training manual for the GMU university libraries, which includes a separate step by step training presentation for new staff.
Established the process for lending electronic articles to WRLC partner institutions.
Worked with the staff of the Digital Programs and Systems, Mercer Library Circulation, University Network Engineers, and WRLC to upgrade the Mercer Library from a passive to an active connection with WRLC servers.
Completed the Search Committee Training for GMU staff.
Reduced printing and copy costs while speeding up the delivery process.
Nov 2002 - Jun 2008
Bargain Lead Bookseller
Managed the Bargain Department, including display, design, and merchandising of new products.
Responsible for keeping all bargain departmental records updated daily; including sales reports, lists of new displays, product procurement, and maintenance of departmental stock by other employees.
Tracked and evaluated departmental performance, identifying high demand products and local trends.
Supervised promotions and oversee all personnel assigned to the Department.
Nov 2001 - Nov 2002
Staff consultant for Politemps clients, providing campaign assistance and database analysis.
Feb 2001 - Oct 2001
Research and Production Assistant
EP&P Consulting, Inc.
Performed data examination and cost analysis of state funded homeless shelters, treatments and services for Medicaid rate settings applied by the State of New Jersey.
Provided statistical data, based on county services, utilized in obtaining Congressional waivers for Medicaid and rate settings for State of Arizona.
Provided analytical data that was utilized in the formulation of review processes ultimately incorporated into a managed dental program through the University of Nevada, Las Vegas.
Responsible for the re-program, design, and overhaul of the in-house library database catalogue.
Feb 1999 - Jan 2001
Constituent Representative & Computer Specialist
Office of the Vice President of the United States
Served as a liaison between the Vice President’s office and Executive Branch agencies.
Assisted senior staff with research projects with the Congressional Research Service.
Drafted official correspondence on behalf of the Vice President.
Cataloged and maintained constituent and correspondence records on official database.
Answered citizen inquiries regarding Executive Branch activities and policies.