240 Third Street,
Oakland, CA 94607
To be a successful librarian in an academic setting, with special interest in the arts and humanities.
More than 6 years as a librarian, with 15 years' experience as an active participant in school-related events and support organizations. Highly organized and independent; able to effectively coordinate tasks to accomplish projects with timeliness and creativity. Fluent in Spanish and Italian. Conversational in French.
Assistant Librarian, 1997-present
Summit High School, Belmont, CA
Parents' Association Representative, 1994-1997
Summit High School, Belmont, CA
Chairperson & President, 1989-1994
Bay Area Music Alliance, Belmont, CA
Hospitality & Event Volunteer, 1988-1994
Peninsula Primary School, Los Altos, CA
Previous experience: Library Assistant, Rembrandt College Library, Union City, CA; and Cartographer for prominent Landscape Architects, Venice, Italy.
- M.L.S., University of Indiana, Bloomington, IN, 1992
- B.A., Dean's List, Art History, University of Indiana, Bloomington, IN, 1989
Computer Studies: MS Word, Excel, FoxPro, Heald Business College, San Francisco, CA
- American Library Association (ALA)
- Special Libraries Association (SLA)
- California Library Association (CLA)
- California School Library Association
- Bay Area Independent School Librarians
- CSLA Northern Regional Weed and Feed workshop, San Francisco, CA, 2003
- Collection Development
- Building a School Library Collection Plan
- Weed and Feed
CSLA Statewide Conference, Oakland, CA, 2002
Big Six Skills workshops
Websites for School Educators workshop
Cordon Bleu Cooking School, Paris, France
Library Skills (Summit High School):
Responded to numerous reference questions on a daily basis, referring students to appropriate resources and offering training in research techniques.
Performed regular cataloguing of new acquisitions, maintaining accurate data and building a strong knowledge base of the library's materials.
Consolidated serial collection: Created spreadsheet to track subscriptions, selected additional magazines to enhance collection, and ensured timely and accurate payment for over 50 subscriptions.
Streamlined tracking for book sponsorships, resulting in significant improvements in processing.
Created displays for seasonal and special occasions, such as Poetry Month, Black History Month, and Back-to-School themes. Consulted with colleagues to design and implement meaningful and appealing displays.
Researched and compiled materials for language teacher's project on Japanese history, art, and culture.
Supervised volunteers in specific library duties, including shelving, processing, and special projects.
Committee Work / Special Projects:
As member of Professional Development Committee at Summit High School, reviewed internal grant applications and offered relevant educational, travel, and technology funds to applicants.
Oversaw and coordinated youth-oriented events at Bay Area Music Alliance's annual Music Festival for K-12, including performance evaluations and competition.
Supervised the planning and implementation of special events for the Peninsula Primary School, including an Auction Dinner for 250 people.