Resume

Experience

2019 - Present

HEAD, LIBRARY DATA ANALYTICS & ASSESSMENT

University Libraries at Virginia Tech

Blacksburg, VA

Provide leadership to build a culture of data analysis and assessment.

 

Lead a team responsible for  Libraries-wide collection of data and analyzing it to assess, improve, and promote the impact of the University Libraries.

2017 - 2019

LIBRARY DATA ANALYST

University Libraries at Virginia Tech

Blacksburg, VA

Developed, analyzed, managed, and reported quantitative and qualitative data in support of the annual report, strategic planning and library assessment.

 

Also instrumental in developing and implementing the systems necessary for data collection and analysis, including validation and improvement of current evaluation instruments and protocols.

2013 - 2017

ACCESS AND LEARNING SERVICES LIBRARIAN

Rockhurst University Library

Kansas City, MO

Oversaw the Access Services Unit, including Circulation Services, Reserves and Interlibrary Loan.

Performed library and information literacy instruction to undergraduate and graduate courses.

Liaise with faculty department heads to further collection development.

2010 - 2013

PUBLIC SERVICES SUPERVISOR

Rockhurst University Library

Kansas City, MO

Oversaw Circulation Services.

Provided reference assistance to patrons in physical and virtual environments.

Performed Interlibrary Loan book and article requests for patrons.

2001 - 2010

CONSERVATION ENGINEER

Linda Hall Library of Science, Engineering, and Technology

Kansas City, MO

Assessed conservation needs, proposed and justified conservation treatments.

Created preservation budgets and annual reports.

Produced marketing media advocating for materials preservation.

 

Education

MS, Business Intelligence and Data Analytics

ROCKURST UNIVERSITY

2017

Predictive modeling, machine learning, text mining, time series, data mining, marketing analytics, web analytics, data visualization, and dashboards.

MBA, Master of Business Administration

ROCKHURST UNIVERSITY

2017

Leadership, communication, competitive analysis, financial strategy, project management, marketing segmentation and analysis.

MA, Information Science and Learning Technologies

UNIVERSITY OF MISSOURI

2011

Digital media, information technology, metadata, librarianship, cataloging, usability testing, ethics, copyright, pedagogy, systems design, and project management.

MA, English emphasis Professional Writing

UNIVERSITY OF MISSOURI- KANSAS CITY

2006

Magazine non-fiction, technical writing, prose, publication practicum, research, literature, and instruction.

 

Skillset

Programming Languages

R

Python

SQL

HTML

CSS

Data Visualization Software

Tableau

Google Data Studio

NodeXL

Gephi

Power BI

Bime

Data Cleaning and Data Analysis Programs

OpenRefine

Trifacta

Minitab

SAS

Big Data Instruments and Platforms

Big Query

Hadoop

AWS

Azure

Office Programs

Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, Access, Powerpoint, Max, Publisher, Outlook

Google Suite (Drive, Sheets, Docs, Forms, Slides, etc)

Adobe (Photoshop, Illustrator, Acrobat DC)

Web Development

Dreamweaver

Contribute

Django

Higher Education Systems
General

Banner

Argos

Course Management

Canvas

Blackboard

Sakai

Argos

Library Specific Systems
ILS PLatforms

Koha

III (Sierra, Millennium)

SirsiDynix (Horizon)

Software

Springshare (LibGuides, LibCRM, LibCCal, LibChat, LibInsight)

OCLC Worldshare

Docline

LibraryH3lp (chat)

Gimlet