Jessica Claire
  • Montgomery Street, San Francisco, CA 94105 609 Johnson Ave., 49204, Tulsa, OK
  • H: (555) 432-1000
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Professional Summary
  • Work professionally as a librarian for children\'s, teen and adult services
  • Able to lead provide leadership and serve as an expert in a designated area of specialized expertise and education
  • Have knowledge of library operations, procedures and policy making
  • Experience with training and managing staff and volunteers
  • Be a representative of a library organization at meetings, during outreach or on a collaborative committee.
  • Effectively use English to communicate in writing, in person and over the phone.
  • Able to establish and maintain and foster professional working relationships with other staff.
  • Proficient in Publisher for creating graphics, flyers, posters, brochures and other marketing materials.
  • Experience with researching and writing grant applications.
  • Very skilled at tactfully and professionally helping challenging patrons.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Word.
  • Use of Excel, including spreadsheets and lists.
  • Able to establish and maintain a variety of filing, record keeping and tracking systems, both electronic and physical.
Work History
Librarian III, 01/2011 - Current
City Of Lynchburg Lynchburg, VA,
  • Sort and process an average of 25 donated collections per month.
  • Trained 4 library staff to work at the Children\'s and Teen Reference Desks in the last 2 years
  • Instruct students on research techniques and the use of information technologies.
  • Perform bibliographic searches using print and non-print sources.
  • Locate requested items on the shelves and in the library database using SIRSI software.
  • Researched, planned and set up 2-3informative library exhibits per season.
  • Increased the library\'s teen collection by 8% in the course of 4 years.
  • Collect and analyze statistics on program data and usage using Excel 2013 (weekly and monthly).
  • Train staff and volunteers on the use of library technology.
  • Offered 24 computer classes to students fall semester since 2012.
  • Perform special reading and research to remain abreast of current literature and professional trends.
  • Perform outreach to community, community organizations, and local schools in order to provide information about library services, programs, and collections.
  • Participate in professional meetings, workshops, and conferences and continuing education programs as appropriate.

Librarian, Site Supervisor, 08/2007 - 12/2010
Geo Group Inc. Eagle Pass, TX,
  • Oversaw day to day library branch operations.
  • Developed and implemented a variety of library related activities including story times, tours, and instructional classes.
  • Maintained library collection utilizing MUSTIE weeding guidelines.
  • Conducted outreach to local schools and organizations.
  • Checked in, checked out and renewed library materials using SIRSI software.
  • Trained 2 library staff to work at the circulation desk.
  • Trained 2 library staff to work the reference desk.
  • Trained several seasonal volunteers to help with summer program activities.
  • Supervised a 7 staff members; evaluated their work performance every 12 months.
  • Trouble shoot computer issues; sent tech request when needed further assistance.
  • Ensured safe operations and addressed staff or patron issues.
  • Received and processed dozens of donated items for the library per month.
  • Respond to suggestions, request, or concerns from library patrons and staff.
  • Prepared publicity and informational materials including displays, brochures, exhibits, flyers/posters, and web pages.
  • Performed other duties as assigned.

Library Assistant , 10/1995 - 08/2007
City Of Orange Public Library - El Modena Branch City, STATE,
  • Performed basic reference duties
  • Created and implemented story time programs which included reading time and related crafts.
  • Performed open and close procedures of the library as needed.
  • Performed outreach to local schools and day care facilities when requested.
  • Assisted with the collection maintenance (weeding items based on condition)
  • Performed other duties as needed.

Master of Science: Library and Information Science, Expected in 2006
San Jose State University - CSU Fullerton Campus,
  • Library Management and Cataloging coursework
  • Reference Resources course
  • Coursework in Information Technology
  • Coursework in library programming - children, teen and adult
  • Coursework in children\'s reference and collection development
  • Coursework in teen reference and collection development
  • Coursework in adult reference and collection development
  • Coursework in English and literature
  • Member of California Library Association and California Public Libraries Association
Bachelor of Arts : History (minor in communications), Expected in 1995
CSU Fullerton - 800 N. State College Blvd., Fullerton, California
Studied general college course work with emphasis in American and world histories.

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School Attended

  • San Jose State University
  • CSU Fullerton

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  • Librarian III
  • Librarian, Site Supervisor
  • Library Assistant


  • Master of Science
  • Bachelor of Arts

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