library associate substitute resume example with 14+ years of experience

Jessica Claire
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Goal-oriented librarian dedicated to supporting patrons and staff with administrative needs. Knowledgeable about books, periodicals and other materials common to libraries and processes for handling each. Compassionate and analytical in helping resolve diverse problems.

  • Skilled researcher
  • Telephone etiquette
  • Analytical
  • Leadership
  • Troubleshooting
  • Organization
11/2019 to Current
Library Associate Substitute Primrose School Cooper City, FL,
  • Answers patrons' questions and assists in finding materials requested.
  • Greets patrons upon entrance to library and offers assistance with needs or issues.
  • Maintains well-rounded knowledge of automated library systems and reference data to share with patrons and visitors.
  • Operates and instructs patrons on use of networked and standalone PCs, printer, photocopier, fax machine and scanner.
  • Uses library and scholarly databases to locate reliable resources.
  • Verifies and documents inter-library loans in computer system.
  • Enforces current library policies fairly with patrons.
  • Educates families about summer reading program for school-age children to encourage literacy.
  • Instructs patrons on how to access library's electronic catalog and internet site.
  • Answers questions from patrons in person and via telephone regarding library policies, practices and procedures.
  • Assists at multiple functions, including annual used book sale.
  • Collaborates with library staff to work on special projects and community events.
  • Assists patrons with locating books and other resources, fostering positive experience.
  • Implements and helps manage summer reading program for children.
10/2017 to 08/2019
Toddler Lead Teacher Isaac Elementary School District #5 Phoenix, AZ,
  • Communicated with children's parents and guardians about daily activities, behaviors and problems.
  • Supervised circle time, free play, outside play and learning and developmental activities.
  • Implemented hands-on, play-based strategies for experiential learning.
  • Controlled classroom environments with clearly outlined rules and positive reinforcement techniques.
  • Enhanced sensory abilities by giving children access to numerous textures and shapes.
  • Introduced learning activities and imaginative play materials for children to explore and manipulate.
  • Established indoor and outdoor safe play environments for toddler-age children.
  • Read stories to children and taught painting, drawing and crafts.
  • Maintained daily records of individual activities, behaviors, meals and naps.
  • Observed children to record development.
  • Communicated with parents regularly to maintain student progress, schedule meetings and increase overall student happiness.
  • Developed and enforced positive strategies to encourage good behavior.
  • Sparked creativity and imagination by helping children discover new things each day.
  • Escorted children on outings and trips to promote enrichment and maintain safety.
  • Built and strengthened positive relationships with students, parents and teaching staff.
  • Participated in workshops, trainings and conferences to improve educational skills.
  • Removed hazards and developed appropriate boundaries and rules to create safe environment for children.
  • Engaged with children on individual basis to build positive, trusting relationships.
07/2005 to 07/2015
Classroom Teacher Baltimore County Public School System City, STATE,
  • Developed lessons, activities and materials to cover required course material.
  • Adapted teaching methods and instructional strategies to promote learning in students of differing skill levels.
  • Tracked attendance, assignments, grades and class participation for students.
  • Offered hands-on learning opportunities to develop student self-esteem and life skills.
  • Administered tests, quizzes and other assignments to gauge students' learning and knowledge of course materials.
  • Delivered clear, informative lectures on subject matter framed to meet state standards.
  • Explored foundational learning concepts with students through hands-on activities, videos and class discussions.
  • Created study guides and supporting materials to reiterate lecture details and prepare students for tests.
  • Met with parents and guardians to discuss student progress and areas for improvement.
  • Administered and graded class tests to evaluate student progress and comprehension.
  • Liaised with team of professionals to implement comprehensive educational action plans for special needs and at-risk students.
  • Established positive relationships with students, parents and teaching staff.
  • Differentiated instruction according to student skill level.
  • Established and enforced rules for behavior and procedures to maintain order among students.
  • Scheduled and held parent-teacher conferences to keep parents up-to-date on children's academic performance.
  • Enforced discipline on campus and during off-campus school trips following code of conduct and student handbook.
  • Prepared and presented lesson plans in academic subjects using traditional and modern teaching techniques.
  • Enhanced lessons with smart board technology, iPads and computers to address common core goals.
  • Designed individualized curricula for academically underachieving students.
Education and Training
Expected in 05/2005 to to
Master of Arts: Teaching Grades 1-8
Towson University - Baltimore, MD
Expected in 05/2002 to to
Bachelor of Arts: Communications Public Relations
Loyola University Maryland - Baltimore, MD
Native/ Bilingual
  • Certified Passport Acceptance Agent - 2021

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School Attended

  • Towson University
  • Loyola University Maryland

Job Titles Held:

  • Library Associate Substitute
  • Toddler Lead Teacher
  • Classroom Teacher


  • Master of Arts
  • Bachelor of Arts

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