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Jessica Claire
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OBJECTIVE: Library Media Specialist. Librarian. Teacher/Trainer Teaching Certificate PreK-12, Library Media, Virginia. Knowledgeable Librarian/Teacher with extensive background working within public school and public library systems. Experienced Librarian with excellent record of supporting research of students, faculty and general public through knowledgeable reference assistance. Adept at using databases and the Internet to complete digital research. Well-versed in maintaining books, maps and other collections.. Experienced Librarian with excellent record of supporting research of students, faculty and general public through knowledgeable reference assistance.

. High-level organizational and communication skills. Librarian exhibiting superb communication and interpersonal skills. Dedicated to fostering welcoming and inviting library atmosphere. Possessing strong communication, problem-solving and interpersonal skills. Librarian well-versed in all aspects of library systems and management. Extensive experience in library operations, collection analysis, policy development and intellectual freedom. Certified School Librarian dedicated to meeting student needs. Focused on literacy and committed to promoting lifelong learning. Experienced Library Media Specialist enthusiastic about helping students of all cultural backgrounds and socioeconomic levels excel in learning. Outgoing and reliable professional with flexible and collaborative approach. Consistently promotes love of reading, research and learning across all grades. Librarian adept at coordinating catalog, organizing materials and maintaining equipment for school use. Skilled Librarian/Teacher focused on collaborating with teachers, administrators and students to maximize educational opportunities. Well-developed understanding of classroom strategies and library standards.

Skills
  • Windows, Destiny, Apple iPads, Educational Apps, Google Drive, MS Office Suite, Canvas, Office 365, SMART, Promethean
  • Internet research
  • Online social networking tools
  • Books-Current trends, genres, reviews, book clubs, orders
  • Library Budget
  • Cataloging
  • Databases
  • Staff development
  • Supervision
  • Teaching
  • Web page
  • Literacy promotion
  • Reading groups
  • Instruction
  • Social media knowledge
  • Verbal and written communication
  • Data Analysis
  • Staff training and development
  • Collection analysis
  • Skilled researcher
  • Data Entry
  • Knowledge of circulation procedures
  • Collection development
  • Team collaboration
  • Literary knowledge
  • Organizational skills
  • Problem-solving skills
  • Collaborative
  • Customer service
  • Project organization
  • Relationship development
  • Problem resolution
Work History
09/2018 to Current
Librarian American Library Association Spokane, WA,
  • Increased library's collection by 3% in course of 2 years
  • Monitor social media and online sources for industry trends
  • Offered 150 computer/research classes to students, faculty and staff each school year
  • Incorporated library items that met existing requirements while also driving curiosity, engaging students and supporting lifelong learning
  • Taught kids about library practices via individual and group instruction
  • Worked with teachers to provide kids with lifelong learning skills
  • Completed electronic research using databases such as Gale, SIRS, and JSTOR
  • Oversaw total library program, including media, catalog and instructional areas
  • Responded to numerous reference calls daily, helping patrons with specific information needs
  • Stayed abreast of latest trends and strategies in field by reading trade publications and attending conferences
  • Gathered and utilized diverse technologies for modern and more effective education
  • Received and processed 5000 new acquisitions for library each school year
  • Organized data on circulation flow and drafted library reports on multiple software
  • Checked in, checked out and renewed library materials using Destiny
  • Drove expansion of library collections and programs in response to student and faculty needs and special requests
  • Ensured library services met needs of particular groups of users
  • Instructed students on research techniques and use of online resources
  • Directed activities one library technicians
  • Located print and online materials for students completing research projects
  • Trained staff, students and faculty on use of library technology
  • Provided extensive instruction for students, patrons and staff in use of print and electronic materials
  • Assisted students in locating and using library resources and assisted teachers with materials needed to enrich their classroom instruction
  • Revamped and regularly updated library website
  • Assisted library patrons with resolving computer problems
  • Collected and analyzed statistics on program data and usage using Follett software
  • Located requested books on shelves and in library database using Follett program,
09/2007 to 06/2016
Librarian, Department Chair Albany Charter School Network Mount Pleasant, SC,
  • Incorporated library items that met existing requirements while also driving curiosity, engaging students and supporting lifelong learning
  • Gathered and utilized diverse technologies for modern and more effective education
  • Researched, planned and set up 25 informative library exhibits per school year
  • Completed electronic research using databases such as Gale, Infotrac, and SIRS
  • Stayed abreast of latest trends and strategies in field by reading trade publications and attending conferences
  • Taught kids about library practices via individual and group instruction
  • Offered 200 computer classes to students, faculty and staff each school year
  • Received and processed 3000 new acquisitions for library each school year
  • Oversaw total library program, including media, catalog and instructional areas
  • Worked with teachers to provide kids with lifelong learning skills
  • Maintained equipment in good working order for school-wide use
  • Increased library's collection by 15% in course of 10 years
  • Instructed students on research techniques and use of online resources
  • Assisted library patrons with resolving computer problems
  • Trained 100 library staff to manage checkout and printing fees at circulation desk
  • Set schedules for student workers and monitored activities
  • Copied controlled reference materials and collected fees
  • Collected and analyzed statistics on program data and usage using Follett
  • Resolved patrons' complaints tactfully and professionally
  • Ensured library services met needs of particular groups of users
  • Managed reserve desk collection of reference materials
  • Repaired or replaced damaged items to maintain continuity of service
  • Located requested books on shelves and in library database using [Type] program, fetching items for patrons
  • Organized library catalog, supplies, equipment and records
  • Located print and online materials for students completing research projects
  • Drove expansion of library collections and programs in response to student and faculty needs and special requests
  • Checked in, checked out and renewed library materials using Destiny
  • Assisted students in locating and using library resources and assisted teachers with materials needed to enrich their classroom instruction
  • Provided extensive instruction for students, patrons and staff in use of print and electronic materials
  • Trained staff, students and faculty on use of library technology
  • Revamped and regularly updated library website
09/2005 to 06/2007
Instructional Technologist Penn Elementary School City, STATE,
  • Taught grades K-5 technology lessons in computer lab
  • Collaborated with teachers to integrate technology into their grade level curriculum
  • Created curricula, research topics and conceptualized course format, subject matter and presentation
  • Planned and monitored implementation of technology-based learning programs
08/2002 to 12/2003
Librarian/Instructional Technologist Saunders Middle School City, STATE,
  • Taught kids about library practices via individual and group instruction
  • Other lessons include Internet searching, web site evaluation, building web sites, web quests, and graphic organizers
  • Other projects include Virginia Young Readers, book talks, book fairs, library and computer lab orientations
  • Worked with students and staff to support the curriculum, SOL objectives, and the No Child Left Behind Act
  • Worked with teachers to provide kids with lifelong learning skills
  • Stayed abreast of latest trends and strategies in field by reading trade publications and attending conferences
  • Oversaw total library program, including media, catalog and instructional areas
  • Maintained equipment in good working order for school-wide use
  • Incorporated library items that met existing requirements while also driving curiosity, engaging students and supporting lifelong learning
  • Tracked loans of media equipment and materials
  • Gathered and utilized diverse technologies for modern and more effective education
  • Offered 100 computer classes to students, faculty and staff each school year
  • Managed reserve desk collection of reference materials
  • Ensured library services met needs of particular groups of users
  • Trained staff, students and faculty on use of library technology
  • Instructed students on research techniques and use of online resources
  • Located print and online materials for students completing research projects
  • Assisted library patrons with resolving computer problems
  • Directed activities of one library technician
  • Collected and analyzed statistics on program data and usage using Destiny
  • Drove expansion of library collections and programs in response to student and faculty needs and special requests
  • Organized library catalog, supplies, equipment and records
  • Provided extensive instruction for students, patrons and staff in use of print and electronic materials
  • Checked in, checked out and renewed library materials using Destiny
Education
Expected in 1997
M.L.M., Master of Library Media: Library Media Technology, Instructional Technology
Georgia State University - Atlanta,
GPA:

GPA: 4.0

Expected in 1989
Bachelor of Science: Business Administration, Marketing
Massachusetts College of Liberal Arts - North Adams, MA,
GPA:
Affiliations
Virginia Association of School Librarians, Prince William School Librarians’ Association

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School Attended
  • Georgia State University
  • Massachusetts College of Liberal Arts
Job Titles Held:
  • Librarian
  • Librarian, Department Chair
  • Instructional Technologist
  • Librarian/Instructional Technologist
Degrees
  • M.L.M., Master of Library Media
  • Bachelor of Science

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