My ultimate career goal is to work in a library (public or educational) or museum providing my unique skills to patrons, students, or other employees. I want a career starting position, one where I can grow and move up. Nothing would captivate me more than to be in an environment where I can use my skills every day. Librarian passionate about literature and education. Successfully promotes literacy amongst schools youth, by developing a library program. I hope to one day gain the reputation of being the best in my field. Through careful study, preparation, and a diligent attitude toward whatever task I am given, I know that I can reach my goals.
Automated Library Systems
Databases (Excel, Access)
Efficient and accurate
Effectively work with parents
Innovative Lesson Planning
Reference Material Expertise
Teaching, tutoring and counseling
Established clear objectives for all lessons/projects and communicated with students, achieving a total understanding of grading rubric and overall class expectations
Introduced new learning methods to ensure total comprehension for all students.
Developed new learning center for reading assistance.
Successfully promotes literacy amongst schools youth, by developing a library program for school.
Supervised the cataloging service for donated and current books in the new library.
Greeted customers upon entrance in a warm an friendly matter no matter the position.
Assisted customers over the phone reserving book, computer time, etc.
Gateway Christian SchoolSeptember 2013 to Current3rd Grade Teacher/Librarian Wiggins, MS
School Teacher for 3rd grade: created and enforced child-based hands-on curriculum to promote student interest and receptive learning. Designed lesson plans focused on age and level-appropriate material. Combined discipline plan with effective measures and various lesson plans to increase concentration, participation, and progress student accountability. Routinely met with students' parents regarding in-class issues and learning interruptions to discuss solutions. Established and enforced rules for behavior and procedures for maintaining order among a class of 12 students. Developed, administered and corrected tests and quizzes in a timely manner.
Librarian: I am passionate about literature and education. I have successfully promoted literacy amongst schools youth, by developing a library program. Created a book selection catalog and replaced worn labels to keep material in good physical condition. Reshelved books to maintain a neat and tidy reading area. Cleaned and repaired damaged books and library resource materials. Developed and enforced circulation policies and procedures. Answered patrons' questions and provided check-out services. Coached students, faculty and staff in the shelving of books, use of electronic, print and internet resources.
The Zone MWROctober 2006 to February 2007Food Service Jacksonville, FLTook necessary steps to meet customer needs and effectively resolve food or service issues. Recorded customer orders and repeated them back in a clear, understandable manner. Promptly reported complaints to a member of the management team. Correctly received orders, processed payments and responded appropriately to guest concerns. Quickly and efficiently processed payments and made accurate change. Carefully maintained sanitation, health and safety standards in all work areas. Frequently washed and sanitized hands, food areas and food preparation tools. Maintained a neat, well groomed appearance including impeccable personal hygiene, hair restraint and minimal jewelry that met company standards.
University of South Carolina - Anderson LibraryAugust 2000 to June 2002Assistant Librarian Sumter, SCProvided timely and friendly customer service to all patrons. Performed opening and closing requirements of the University's Computer Lab. Troubleshooted technical problems with library computers and other technology. Coached students, faculty and staff in the use of electronic, print and internet resources. Enforced computer lab and circulation policies and procedures. Reshelved books to maintain a neat and tidy reading area. Monitored the lending of reserved course materials. Answered patrons questions both in-person and telephonic.
Ashford University08/2013Bachelor of Science: Library and Media ScienceGPA: GPA: 3.98 Summa Cum Laude
Library and Media Science
University of South Carolina Sumter05/2002Fine ArtsSumter, SCGPA: Mahan High School NAS Keflavik, Iceland
A.T. Mahan High School 2000High School DiplomaNAS Keflavik, IcelandGPA: GPA: 3.13.1 Graduated 1 Year Earlier
Book, Catalogs, Catalog, Coaching, Critical Thinking, Customer service, Databases, Database, Detail Oriented, Documentation, Lesson Plans, Material Selection, Multi-tasking, Internet Research, Organizational, Policies, Presentations, Speaking, Research, Teaching, Teamwork, Team Work, Time Management, Troubleshooting, Written Communication