Microsoft Office Suite, Google Docs, Outlook, Research Databases such as
Academic OneFile and Reference USA
Library Director November 2015 to May 2016LONG BEACH PUBLIC LIBRARY － Long Beach, NY
Administration of all library services, personnel, operations and programs.
Managed expenditures and budgets for three library branches.
Evaluated and developed library policies for approval by Board of Trustees.
Assistant Library Director August 2010 to November 2015
Assisted the Library Director in the supervision of 80+ employees, development and administration of all library services, operations and programs for the largest library facility in Nassau County Responsible for adult library collection services with an emphasis on print and electronic resources management, including acquisitions, collection development, and vendor relations Identified trends and worked with staff to implement new events, programs and services such as Health Reference, Local Author Showcase, and Creation Station MakerSpace Responded to patron requests, suggestions and complaints.
May 2008 to July 2010
Supervised Reference, Readers Services, and Media Departments.
Oversaw collection development of all adult materials and electronic resources.
Directed new services such as Overdrive Downloadable Media, Adult Summer Reading Club.
February 2006 to May 2008Head of Readers' Services
Created a new, dynamic department within the library which offers programs and services.
for readers including monthly book clubs, events and community outreach.
Responsible for collection development of Adult Fiction, Large Print, and Media.
Head of Reference August 2002 to February 2006
Implemented new reference services including a series of computer classes for the public.
Managed Adult Fiction, NonFiction, and Young Adult collections, OCLC interloans, and online.
May 2001 to November 2015SYOSSET PUBLIC LIBRARY － Syosset, NY
Adult Librarian May 2001 to August 2002
Provided reference and readers' advisory services to patrons including computer assistance.
Responsible for weeding and collection development for assigned sections.
Adult Librarian July 2000 to May 2001
May 1998 to May 2001MERRICK PUBLIC LIBRARY － Merrick, NY
Adult Librarian Trainee May 1998 to July 2000
Key Projects and Accomplishments Created the Readers' Services Department at Syosset Library, the first of its kind in Nassau County Developed and implemented the following programs that became models for public libraries countywide:.
Book Club in a Bag A circulating collection of book club sets including research materials.
Reading on Wheels Monthly outreach program at local nursing homes.
Title Swap with Librarians Quarterly book talk exchange between librarians and patrons Was instrumental in forming the Book Club in a Bag consortium for the purpose of sharing book club kits with other Nassau County libraries Wrote grant for New York State Public Library Construction Grant Program and was awarded funds for the purchase and installation of computers.
Master of Library & Information SciencePalmer School of Library & Information Science, Long
Island University － Brookville, NY
Bachelor of Science : CommunicationsSt. John's University － Queens, NYCommunications
Public Librarian's Professional Certificate : August 2000NYS Education Department