My Resume Portfolio

  • Introduction: 

    • My goal in life is to provide a world class enriching experience to the lives of people through the study of technology and information.  
  • Education: 

    • Master of Library and Information Science MLIS, Florida State University (In Progress via distance program)
    • Bachelor of Public Administration, Florida International University, Miami, FL 2013
    • Associate in Arts, Palm Beach Community College, Lake Worth, FL 2008
  • Skills:

    • Experienced General Computing: Apple Mac OS, Apple iWorks, Microsoft Windows, Microsoft Office (Spreadsheet, database, word processing, publications)
    • Experienced Writer – Wrote column entitled High Tech Home for The Palm Beach Post for 2 years.
    • Strong Social Media Marketing Proficiency: Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, Goodreads, Linkedin
    • Basic Non Linear Video Editing: Final Cut Pro, Compressor, Motion)
    • Cataloging Skills, Identifying Meta Data terms, MARC Records, Library ILS Software: Polaris, SirsiDynix, Autographics VERSO, Innovative Millennium Software
    • Familiar with Dewey Decimal and Library of Congress Classification Systems
  • Experience:

    • Digital Technology Associate, The Society of the Four Arts King Library, Palm Beach, FL 03/2015-Present
      • Review technology needs and help do digital technology planning
      • Assist in making collections accessible/online
      • Collection development and review of collections for retention/conservation
      • Oversee systems implementation and management of Integrated Library System (Concept I).
      • Perform ongoing and project-based collection maintenance on all materials including shelving, shelf reading, cataloging/processing, and preservation
      • Supervise Technology related programming in the library involving teens and adults
    • Associate Librarian, Interlibrary Loan, Riviera Beach Public Library, City of Riviera Beach, FL 9/2013-03/2015
      • Provide reference support at public reference desk such as assisting in locating materials and help making use of library technologies such as printers, copiers, and computers.
      • Manage online access to our web services such as, but not limited to, Overdrive for eBook Lending, the library website.  – Streamlined research links to our database subscriptions, organized splash page to correspond to library events and services.
      • Provide Circulation desk supervision:  Overseeing checking in and out of materials, processing cash transactions for Library Fines.  handling fax materials for patrons, making use of library OPAC of various libraries to keep track of materials so they are available for our patrons.
      • Provide Routine leadership and support for special projects to benefit or showcase the library such as new lobby displays, City of Riviera Beach Council Meeting Presentations about the library.
      • Provide routine support to other staff member on non-IT related technology assistance such as properly using scanning features of copier, troubleshooting small printer issues that may not need immediate escalation.
      • Oversaw Library’s participation in VIVA 500 Florida, a state initiative to celebrate the history of FL. Created displays, coordinated time capsule program, created an effort to make awareness on our rare Florida materials.
      • My job was also responsible for overseeing the libraries participation in our statewide interlibrary loan program.  This allowed me to manage our ILS (AutoGraphics VERSO) in conjunction with our access to OCLC Worldshare, a platform for worldwide library Resource sharing.
      • Batchloaded records from venders into our Integrated Library System.
    • Expert, Apple, Inc 2/2010-01/2014
      • “Expert” = lead sales position, trained and nurtured new employees to make use of company lead competencies and expectations.
      • Worked together on a team of other Experts market wide throughout South Florida to come up with new ways to engage fellow sales associates in creatively dealing with crowds, objections, while encouraging growth and development.
      • Demonstrated continuous effort to improve operations, streamline work processes, and work cooperatively and jointly to provide quality seamless customer service to our customers.
    • Library Assistant, Mandel Public Library of West Palm Beach 05/2009-01/2010
      • Sorted, shelved, and filed various library materials accurately according to Dewey library classification system
      • Reads shelves for accuracy and reshelves misplaced items
      • Changed records in database. Innovative Millenium Library ILS software
      • Helped patrons make use of technology in the library, such as computers, computer software, printers, copiers, microfilm.
      • Assisted in the in the setting up of library programs.
    • Media Archives Assistant, Lynn and Louis Wolfson II Florida Moving Image Archives at Miami Dade Public Library 05/2007-02/2009
      • Managed database of film in archive; used database for research to gather footage for various clienteles.
      • Operated and maintained æ decks, BetaSP and DigiBetaSP decks, Transferring and duplication stations, 16mm Eiki film projectors, Super8mm and 8mm projectors, Fostex Audio recording deck, Mac and PC computers, DVD recording and SVHS decks.
      • Cleaned and processed 16mm, Super8mm, 8mm films, documented footage and added meta data to our Polaris database
      • Implemented the archive’s presence in social media such as YouTube, Facebook and Twitter.
      • Created a WordPress based website to showcase the archive’s marketability.
    • Technology & Transportation Intern, Planning and Facilities Management Department,  School District of Palm Beach County, FL 05/2005-08/2005
      • Worked on the website using the school districts own content management system
      • Assisted in management of computer database consisting of school floor plans.
      • Assisted Transportation Department in implementing School Bus tracking and Monitoring.  As well as note taking during interviews for new School bus driver staff,
  • Professional Organizations
    • Vice President for  Palm Beach County Library Association, an organization who’s goal is to better serve our community through integration, partnerships and cooperation for all libraries in Palm Beach County.
    • SEFLIN Virtual Conference Standing Committee member
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