About

Skills

Programming Languages

  • HTML, CSS, JavaScript, jQuery, PHP, SQL (MySQL, Impala, PostgreSQL, SQL Server)
  • Familiar with C#, LINQ, ASP.NET, Xamarin and R

Frameworks

  • Bootstrap 4

Software

  • Visual Studio, Microsoft Office, Adobe Creative Cloud, Microstrategy Analytics Enterprise, Concrete5 CMS, Microsoft Power BI



Experience

McCracken County Public Library | Paducah, KY

Systems and Web Services Librarian | 2017-Present

  • Web development, design, and content creation for the library’s primary website, online catalog, and historical digital collections site.
  • Data analysis and report creation.
  • System Administrator for the library’s Integrated Library System and related technologies.
  • Developed an online tool to allow staff to manage a database of patron suggestions.
  • Ongoing development of online solutions for more personalized material recommendations for patrons.
  • Supervise full and part-time staff.
  • Involved in technology procurement decisions, policy creation, and interviewing.
  • Print and web marketing material design.
  • Social media content creation.
  • Provide technology assistance and training to the public.

Library Assistant - Special Project | 2012-2017

  • Mange the library’s web presence, including the web site and social media.
  • Design marketing materials, flyers, posters, advertisements, and more in support of library services and programming.
  • Materials selector for Adult Services DVD section.
  • Assist patrons with reference questions, technology issues, and reader’s advisory.

Library Clerk | 2006-2012

  • Work closely with the public to help them find books and other media related to their interests.
  • Shelve books and other materials.
  • Assist patrons with research requests and technology questions at the Information Desk.



Education

University of Kentucky | Lexington, KY

Library and Information Science | MSLS | 2012-2016

  • Focus on data management & information retrieval, data science, research services, and technologies to improve service to users.

Agricultural Economics | MS | 2009-2011

  • Economic development, econometrics, rural-urban differences, land use planning.

Geography | BA | 2005-2009

  • Urban geography, land use planning, economic geography.




Awards

2018 Charlene Davis Excellence in Technology Award

  • Presented by the Kentucky Public Library Association to recognize outstanding achievement in the use of technology to advance the work of public libraries in Kentucky.