Resume at a glance below, more information also available on Linked In

Education

  • Masters in Library and Information Science, at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, August 2014- May 2016

  • Bachelor of Arts -- English major with French and Writing minors, at Coe College, Cedar Rapids, IA, 2010-2014

Professional development

  • Emerging Engagement Scholars Workshop at the Engagement Scholarship Consortium, 2018

  • ALA Emerging Leader, 2018 Cohort

  • ACRL 2017 Immersion Program Participant (Teacher Track)

Professional Experience

  • Student Engagement Librarian at Penn State University Libraries, July 2017 -- Present

  • Reference and Instruction Librarian in the Knowledge Commons at Penn State University Libraries, July 2016 -- June 2017

  • Residence Hall Library Supervisor at University of Illinois Residence Hall System, May 2015 -- May 2016

  • Technology Mentor for The Urbana Neighborhood Connections Center, May 2015 -- July 2016

  • Field Agent, Instructor, & Communication Team member for Digital Innovation Leadership Program (DILP) grant, May 2015 -- June 2016

  • Community Ambassador for Department of Commerce and Economic Opportunity Grant: Digital Literacy for All Learners, August 2014 -- May 2015

  • New York Public Library Community Outreach Intern, New York Public Library, January -- April 2013

Additional Experience

  • Coe College Admission Assistant, Coe College, Cedar Rapids, IA, September 2011 - August 2014

  • Coe College Writing Center Consultant, Coe College, Cedar Rapids, IA, September 2010 - May 2014

  • Paley Center for Media Social Media Intern, New York City, January - April 2013

Blogging Experience

See Blogging page for links to posts and in-depth information about the blogs.

  • ACRLog, September 2018 - Present

  • LibParlor, August 2017 - Present

  • Hack Library School, August 2015 - June 2016

  • Young Adult Library Services Association (YALSA), September 2014 - May 2016, May 2017 -- Present

  • Kohawk Talk at Coe College, September 2010 - August 2014

Service & Professional Organizations

  • Council on Undergraduate Research. (July 2017 - Present).

  • American Library Association. (August 2014 - Present).

  • Association of College and Research Libraries (ACRL). (August 2016 - Present)

    • ACRL Instruction Section. (August 2016 - Present)

      • Member, Information Literacy Best Practices Committee

  • Reference & User Services Association (RUSA). (August 2017 - Present)

    • RUSA Emerging Technology Section. (July 2018 - Present)

      • Chair, Discovery Committee (July 2018 - June 2020)

  • Pennsylvania Library Association (August 2016 - Present)

Community Involvement

  • American Library Association Student Chapter President, May 2015 - May 2016

  • Urbana Neighborhood Connections Center Staff Member (Technology & Digital Literacy focus), August 2015 - July 2016

  • Douglass Senior Annex Cybernavigator, September 2014 - August 2015

  • Student Representative for Coe College Presidential Search Committee, February - October 2012

Skills 

  • Proficient/expert in: iMovie (desktop and iPad), YouTube, social media, Microsoft suite, Google Drive, Wordpress, & Squarespace

  • Working knowledge in: Adobe Creative Suite, Google Analytics, HootSuite, Tweet Deck, Fab Lab and Makerspace software and equipment