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Librarian Resume Sample


Librarian Resume Sample

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LIBRARIAN
Academic | Museum | Special | Digital

QUALIFICATIONS SUMMARY

Trustworthy, reliable and well-rounded professional, with diverse experience and knowledge in various subject areas. Demonstrate adeptness in management and administration, with strong background in business essentials and library management. Possess excellent communication and customer service skills, with strong teaching experience, scientific and research background; uniquely effective in dealing and addressing the needs of library visitors. Accustomed to setting and implementing organization-wide budgets effectively. Exemplify strong work ethic as attested by colleagues. Proficient with basic Spanish skills.

CORE COMPETENCIES

Key Expertise:
Management, Team Building & Organizational Skills | Research, Analysis & Problem Solving | Decision Making | Effective Verbal, Listening & Presentation Skills | Stress & Time Management

Technical Expertise:
LibGuides for Libraries | LibraryWorld | Archivists’ Toolkit | WorldCat | Deltek Costpoint | Deltek GCS Premier | Cognos Impromptu | Lotus Notes | Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, Access, PowerPoint, Outlook, Publisher) | SharePoint | GoSystem Audit | ProSystem Tax | FAS Depreciation | PC and Mac operating systems

EDUCATION

Master of Science in Library and Information Science
Certificate of Advanced Study in Digital Libraries: May 2011
ABC University | Syracuse, NY

Master of Accountancy: Aug 2004
BCD University | Auburn, AL

Bachelor of Science in Business Administration-Accounting: Dec 2002
BCD University | Auburn, AL

Doctor of Pharmacy Candidate: Dec 2001
BCD University | Auburn, AL

Bachelor of Animal Science: Jun 1997
BCD University | Auburn, AL

KEY ACCOMPLISHMENTS

  • Created LibGuides finding aid for uncataloged collections and developed bibliographies of uncataloged collections.
  • Designed and implemented a project, marketing and assessment plan on how university archives should handle born-digital assets.
  • Successfully organized a school library (Cornerstone Schools of Washington, DC) by encoding their library collection into an online software management program (LibraryWorld).

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

COLLECTION DEVELOPMENT

  • Experienced in doing extensive research in finding books, maps and other documents which are mostly rare.
  • Conducted assessment and selection of documents and publications which should be part of the collection.

INFORMATION MANAGEMENT

  • Performed analysis and prioritization of objects for inclusion from the records management repository, reviewing if they meet the World Bank’s set criteria.
  • Ensured that duplication is avoided by validating if items retrieved from the search are already in the repository.

MANAGEMENT/ADMINISTRATIVE SERVICES

  • Experienced in providing expert supervision to staff as well as in managing projects, such as annual A-133 and financial statement audits worth more than $50 million.
  • Assisted in preservation and conservation activities as well as in curating exhibitions.
  • Acquired extensive experience in financial management and provided expert oversight in budget development and managed payroll and employee benefits.
  • Provided direction to staff in developing and designing policies and procedures to strengthen internal controls and enhance systems.

USER SERVICES

  • Provided assistance and pertinent information; addressed reference questions from visitors.
  • Employed well-honed customer service skills to determine the information needed to meet the needs of visitors; utilized teaching skills in providing careful instruction in the search and acquisition of needed materials.

BUSINESS/ACCOUNTING

  • Managed banking and credit processes along with all aspects of financial reporting from job costing, accounts payable to accounts receivable, and cash flow.
  • Supervised the preparation, analysis, and implementation of department and organization-wide budgets.
  • Ensured compliance of the organization with cost accounting standards and other regulations that applied to non-profit government contractors.
  • Analyzed pricing models to maintain competency in a professional services environment.

TECHNICAL KNOWLEDGE

  • Acquired and utilized knowledge in a vast array of scholarly and public information resources, as well as experience in providing assistance in teaching classes.
  • Well-acquainted with trends and advancements in publishing, computers, and technology having taught Computer Applications (Microsoft Office Suite basics) as well as Accounting I and II and Banking.

WORK HISTORY

Intern, Lauinger Library’s Special Collections Research Center
(http://www.library.georgetown.edu/exhibition/007-20007-spy-fiction-georgetown)
CDE University, Washington, DC | 2011-Present

Information/Reference Volunteer
Library of Congress, Washington, DC | 2011-Present

Consultant, Identify Knowledge Inputs Project
DEF COMPANY, Washington, DC | 2011

Finance Director
EFG Creative, Inc., Washington, DC | 2008

Domestic Accounting Manager | Financial Analyst
Fgh, Inc., Washington, DC | 2006-2008

Accounting & Finance Teacher
GHI High School, Columbus, GA | 2005-2006

Accountant
HIJ Pharmacy, Heflin, AL | 2004-2005

Accountant-Staff Auditor
IJK COMPANY, LLP, Atlanta, GA | 2004

OTHER CREDENTIALS

Federal Acquisition Regulations Certificate
Licensed Private Pilot
CPR/First Aid certified

PROFESSIONAL AFFILIATIONS

American Library Association
Association of College and Research Libraries
Special Libraries Association

COMMUNITY SERVICE

Volunteer, Sachabu Care Foundation, Accra and Akatsi, Ghana: 2006-2007
Volunteer, Cornerstone Schools of Washington, DC: 2010

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