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Jessica Claire
, , 100 Montgomery St. 10th Floor (555) 432-1000,
Professional Summary

Youth Services Librarian exhibiting superb communication and interpersonal skills. Extensive experience in all library operations, strong technology skills, and dedicated to fostering a welcoming and inviting library atmosphere.

  • Experienced Youth Services Librarian, MSLS
  • Certified Elementary School Teacher, N-8th grade
  • Strong customer service skills
  • Proficient with advanced technology
  • Comprehensive knowledge of integrated library systems
  • Love of learning and helping others to learn
  • Collection development
  • Extensive social media knowledge
  • Skilled multi-tasker
  • Program development
Work History
03/2020 to Current Youth Services Librarian American Library Association | Scranton, PA,
  • Planned, coordinated, executed, and evaluated in-person and virtual programs that met interests and needs of children, teens and families in community.
  • Built community connection with Public School System, implementing storytimes and programming to enhance children's learning.
  • Sponsored programming with local organizations and represented Library at community events.
  • Maintained Children's and YA print and non-print collection.
  • Provided reference and readers' advisory services to children, teens, and families.
  • Met educational, informational, and recreational needs of patrons from birth through teens.
  • Collected and analyzed statistics on program data and usage using Excel.
  • Directed total budgeting, purchasing and scheduling operations to keep up with latest developments and trends.
  • Supervised and directed Library Assistants with managing collection, program marketing through social media and daily Children's department duties.
09/2018 to 02/2020 Youth Services Librarian Argonne National Laboratory | Lemont, IL,
  • Prepare all publicity for children's department, including all postings on social media.
  • Community outreach with neighborhood public and private schools, including mom and tot's groups.
  • Plan and lead daily programs for children of all ages.
  • Doubled participation in all of youth services programs in less than six months.
  • All collection development including managing entire materials budget.
  • Extensive knowledge of children's and young adult books and materials.
  • Conduct Stem and Makerspace programs that coordinate with educational curriculum.
  • Assist with all circulation services in all library departments.
  • Led library volunteer program, including supervising work of twenty volunteers each summer.
  • Increased Juvenile circulation statistics by 65% from 2018 to 2019.
03/2011 to 02/2020 Library Assistant The Sunshine House Early Learning Academy | Greenville, SC,
  • Instruct patrons on research techniques and use of information technologies.
  • Provide quality customer service regarding circulation of library resources.
  • Maintain cash drawers, process credit transactions, and generate reports.
  • Sort, organize, shelve and maintain print/non print materials.
  • Make necessary changes in item records.
  • Work as a team with fellow library assistants to serve patrons and keep circulation office organized.
07/2017 to 08/2018 Lead Preschool Teacher Argonne National Laboratory | Lemont, IL,
  • Fostered reasoning and problem solving through active exploration games and activities.
  • Gave one-on-one attention to children while maintaining overall focus on entire group.
    Addressed behavioral and learning issues with parents and daycare management.
  • Nurtured supportive learning environment that was often used as a model for other classrooms.
  • Developed activities and integrated technology to diversify instruction.
  • Developed and taught lessons on relevant children's books, poems, movies and themes to promote student interest.
09/2016 to 06/2017 Library Assistant Carle Foundation Hospital | Pinehurst, NC,
  • Provide all types of circulation service to library patrons using Polaris ILS.
  • Resolve patron's complaints tactfully and professionally.
  • Locate requested books on shelves and in library database using BCCLS catalog.
  • Assisted in developing programming for Youth Department.
  • Establish and maintain digital account records within circulation databases.
  • Take responsibility for Youth Department, in absence of Head Librarian.
  • Organized summer reading program for children between ages of five and twelve, that drew positive response from public.
  • Created fliers and used social media to inform patrons of upcoming events including book clubs, meetings and special programs.
  • Drove expansion of library collections and programs in response to student and faculty needs and special requests.
08/2014 to 06/2017 Head Teacher University Of Houston | Houston, TX,
  • Successfully improved student participation in classroom through integration of creative role-playing exercises.
  • Develop and taught lessons on relevant children's books, poems, movies and themes to promote student interest.
  • Manage Teacher's Aide and Co-operative parents.
  • Involved in school programming and policy making.
08/2013 to 05/2014 Library Manager Carle Foundation Hospital | Mattoon, IL,
  • Maintained the children's nursery school collection of books, and audio/visual items.
  • Weeded out materials and ordered new books, music, and movies to keep library updated.
  • Recommended to other educators particular books used to enhance their curriculum.
  • Kept the library in a uniformed order so that books and materials are easy to find.
08/2007 to 05/2014 Head Teacher Catapult Learning | Southbridge, MA,
  • Full classroom responsibilities for Pre-K, Pre-K Enrichment, and Art classes.
  • Managed and oversaw day to day work of Teacher's Aide.
  • Prepared lesson plans, art activities, music concerts, and Smart Board lessons for students.
  • Identified signs of emotional and developmental problems in children and reported to parents.
03/1992 to 05/1999 Teacher Company Name | City, State,
  • Full classroom responsibilities for Kindergarten, Second Grade, and Fifth Grade classes within Professional Development School.
  • Fostered meaningful relationships among students through student field-trip retreats and team-work community service projects.
  • Taught average of 30 students per class.
  • Prepared reports and paperwork for parent-teacher conferences.
  • Prepared instruction materials, including making copies, constructing bulletin boards and setting up work.
Expected in MSLS | Library Science Clarion University of Pennsylvania, Clarion, PA GPA:
Expected in Bachelor of Arts | History/Political Science Fairleigh Dickinson University, Teaneck, NJ GPA:
Expected in Teaching Certification | Elementary Education William Paterson College, Wayne, NJ GPA:
Professional Development
  • NJLA and ALA Member
  • Pursuing Spanish through Rosetta Stone and Inlingua School of Languages
  • Mac and Personal Computer Technology
  • Microsoft Office Applications, Exel, Powerpoint, and Smart Board Technology

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Resume Overview

School Attended
  • Clarion University of Pennsylvania
  • Fairleigh Dickinson University
  • William Paterson College
Job Titles Held:
  • Youth Services Librarian
  • Youth Services Librarian
  • Library Assistant
  • Lead Preschool Teacher
  • Library Assistant
  • Head Teacher
  • Library Manager
  • Head Teacher
  • Teacher
  • MSLS
  • Bachelor of Arts
  • Teaching Certification

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