Work History

Work History
Mar 2013 - Present

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

Education
Aug 2010 - Dec 2012

M.L.I.S.

University of Pittsburgh
Aug 2004 - Dec 2007

B.A. History

Virginia Commonwealth University

Certifications

Certifications
Mar 2015 - Present

Librarian's Professional Certificate

Library of Virginia