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Work History

February 2017June 2018

Fund Development Officer, Yuma, AZ

Yuma County Library District
  • Manage multiple grant-funded projects for the library district and assist in a grant-funded project for county government
  • Write grant proposals after compiling research and statistics
  • Collaborate with departments and branches on current and future grant projects
  • Strengthen the local community by teaching nonprofit groups grant research on Foundation Directory Online and serve on the board of a nonprofit group
  • Perform reference librarian and receptionist duties when scheduled
  • Additional roles: E-Rate coordinator, committee member, outreach staff, social media representative, and amateur event photographer
20132017

Branch Librarian, Yuma, AZ

Foothills Library, Yuma County Library District
  • Perform reference, circulation,  collection maintenance duties for small to medium-sized library where patrons are military families and winter visitors
  • Instruct 8 monthly programs such as technology, writing, and papercrafting
  • Supervise 28+ library volunteers ranging from teens to winter visitors
  • Lead a 6 staff-team when manager is absent
20122013

Guest English Teacher, Busan, South Korea

Busan Metropolitan City Office of Education
  • Taught English in a foreign country
  • Created lesson plans for high school students and teachers
  • Edited a faculty newsletter
  • Hosted an after-school English club for students
20072009

Student Assistant III, Reno, NV

Mathewson-IGT Knowledge Center, University of Nevada, Reno

Library Services-Electronic Reserves

  • Scanned material for professors, Special Collections, Archives
  • Worked extensively with the automated retrieval system
  • Assisted full-time in the move from the old library building to the new facility

Technical Services-Acquisitions

  • Processed books and other materials
  • Managed files and organized collections
  • Assisted Digital Projects Librarian with CONTENTdm-related tasks

Nevada Humanities

Education