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Work experience

Mar 2013Present

Branch Manager

Central Virginia Regional Library
  • Responsible for the operation of a local library branch.
  • Supervise and evaluate the performance of branch staff, including preparing work schedules.
  • Maintain all branch library statistics.
  • Perform professional tasks, which may include cataloging, reference services, interlibary loan transfers, circulation, acquisitions, and collection development, as well as software and systems technology choices.
  • Maintain library website.
  • Attend Regional Library Board meetings and local library board meetings as well as other library-related meetings.
  • Maintain local Library and local Board records.
  • Consult professional listserves and journal articles to stay informed of new trends and improve library service.
  • Represent and advocate for the Regional Library and the local branch by attending and/or addressing local governing boards, civic meetings, and other occasions.
  • Design and offer programming for the local library.

Education

Aug 2010Dec 2012

M.L.I.S.

University of Pittsburgh
Aug 2004Dec 2007

B.A. History

Virginia Commonwealth University

Certifications

Mar 2015Present

Librarian's Professional Certificate

Library of Virginia