Jessica Claire
Montgomery Street, San Francisco, CA 94105 609 Johnson Ave., 49204, Tulsa, OK
Home: (555) 432-1000 - Cell: - - -
Professional Summary
Dedicated detail oriented professional with consistently proven effectiveness facilitating access to information, bridging knowledge gaps, and providing collaborative discovery services to better satisfy research needs. A passion for learning, organization, description and discovery, my goal is to improve information seeking literacy to patrons by providing teachable moments for targeted research needs while ensuring the preservation and integrity of the historic public record.
  • Training and experience in search literacy/ library database instruction/ Boolean Logic/ SQL/ Archon-ArchivesSpace  
  • PC proficient with MS Office Suite/ Internet Research/ HTML/ Content Management
  • Certified in XML and RDF/ Knowledge of EAD and finding aids
  • Bilingual Spanish speaker, functional French, Italian and Portuguese; basic Slovak, and Hebrew
Work History
04/2012 to Current
Metadata Librarian University Of Alabama (Al) Tuscaloosa, AL,
  • Responsible for managing electronic records in a global knowledgebase to support information discovery
  • Conducted WebEx and PowerPoint presentations to clients and external partners to demonstrate discovery services
  • Acted as principle escalation point for resolving time sensitive access issues reported by clients and external partners
  • Documented same-day 95% response and success rate of client information access inquiries
  • Project Manager for implementation of automation tools and worked with internal teams to ensure deliverables
  • Utilized AACR2-MARC cataloging standards to enrich bibliographic metadata to improve authority control
  • Responsible for client facing communications and subscriber advisories detailing data migration and discovery issues.

01/2012 to 04/2012
Fiscal Specialist City Of Raleigh North Carolina Raleigh, NC,
  • Provided front office administrative support to a department of 21 professors and 7 staff members
  • Followed university records managements policies and oversaw disposition and transfer of department records
  • Managed procurement and security for 15 departmental laboratories and reconciled related budgets and expenses

2011 to 2012
Contract Archivist, Reference Services Beyondsoft Group Boise, ID,
  • Served as bilingual Reference Archivist for Spanish speaking patrons and facilitated access to government records.
  • Provided research, reference services using indexes and databases for patrons to retrieve government records.
  • Ensured proper alpha-numeric filing of historic materials in an archive of 50,000 cubic feet of storage space.
  • Provided security for search room and reception, stamp-certified government documents and processed payments.

2010 to 2011
Library Intern University Of Pittsburgh City, STATE,
  • One-year merit-based work study award program where I gained experience in various patron-facing rolls and backend functions in the academic library and archive setting
  • Developed knowledge and practice of reference theory and integrated library and archive management systems such as Voyager, Serials Solutions, ContentDM, and Archon-ArchiveSpace

2009 to 2010
Bilingual Enrollment Advisor Walden University City, STATE,
  • Achieved highest enrollment of international students for first fiscal quarter of 2009.
  • Managed a lead base of 500 prospective international students from South America and the Caribbean.
  • Established rapport with and consulted with students to better achieve their higher education goals.

2007 to 2008
Program Coordinator University Of Washington School Of Medicine City, STATE,
  • Assisted the operations of 4 research oncologists managing administrative, clinical and travel schedules
  • Developed an excel budget projection tool to and oversaw 8 clinical trial budgets totaling $900,000
  • Processed grant applications for clinical trials through the institutional grant system
  •  Coordinated catering and speaker schedules for Oncology lecture series

10/2006 to 03/2007
Contract Records Information Specialist EPA Region 10, Superfund Archives Record Center City, STATE,
  • Processed governmental documents, photographic, and cartographic material, maintaining provenance and original order and assigned standardized alpha-numeric identification.
  • Transformed physical documents into retrievable digital files using Ascent Image Capture system.
  • Reviewed metadata input, and tagging using established classification schema to digital access and discoverability.

2004 to 2006
Bilingual Information Specialist Epilepsy Foundation LibraryEpilepsy Foundation Of America City, STATE,
  • Provided research and reference services through email and phone, to patrons researching all aspects of Epilepsy
  • Promoted Epilepsy awareness to Spanish-speaking community at 2005 National Conference of La Raza
  • Worked with Communications Manager to oversee lawful usage of content on Facebook and social media pages
  • Helped launch the foundation's new bilingual website by tagging WebPages to assist in navigation and retrieval
  • Oversaw digitization of the library's physical collection of historic medical, and government-policy based literature to develop a digital repository for researchers
  • Archived the foundation's 33 year history by chronicling photographs, correspondences, awards and ephemera

Expected in 2011
Masters of Library and Information Science:
University of Pittsburgh - ,

Expected in 2003
Bachelor of Arts: Spanish and Music Piano Performance
Towson University - ,
Spanish Music Piano Performance
Expected in 2016
Certificate of XML and RDF-Based Systems:
LJA - ,

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*Tableau Essential Training,:
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*SQL Essential Training,:
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*RDA/ MARC Cataloging Basics,:
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*Library's Role in Teaching and Learning:
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School Attended

  • University of Pittsburgh
  • Towson University
  • LJA
  • Managing Libraries

Job Titles Held:

  • Metadata Librarian
  • Fiscal Specialist
  • Contract Archivist, Reference Services
  • Library Intern
  • Bilingual Enrollment Advisor
  • Program Coordinator
  • Contract Records Information Specialist
  • Bilingual Information Specialist


  • Masters of Library and Information Science
  • Bachelor of Arts
  • Certificate of XML and RDF-Based Systems
  • *Tableau Essential Training,
  • *SQL Essential Training,
  • *RDA/ MARC Cataloging Basics,
  • *Library's Role in Teaching and Learning

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