Work Experience

Senior Metadata Assistant, 9/2017 – Present
Fondren Library, Rice University

  • Catalogs special collections items (including rare materials), foreign language monographs (Spanish, German, French), and materials without LC copy

WEST Project Assistant, 2/2017 – 9/2017
Fondren Library, Rice University

  • Verified holdings of WEST-protected titles, update catalog records, prepare reports
  • Performed copy cataloging of member copy
  • Maintained JSTOR records in catalog: added/removed URLs and holdings, loading titles from OCLC, adding serial control

Librarian, 3/2016 – 7/2017
NOAA Pacific Islands Fisheries Science Center

  • Fulfilled staff requests for articles, books, and other materials
  • Performed copy and original cataloging for monographs, serials, and grey literature
  • Maintained and updated library website; ensured user access to electronic resources
  • Administered SQL database of serials and staff publications
  • Maintained library space, stacks, and historical materials
  • Managed library collections; selected titles for purchase, deaccessioned duplicates
  • Supervised the Science Center’s scientific publications process; distributed and archived completed manuscripts

Systems Department Intern, 9/2015 – 11/2015
Hamilton Library, University of Hawaii at Manoa

  • Helped troubleshoot issues with WebVoyage module of Voyager ILS

Science & Technology Reference Intern, 6/2014 – 8/2015
Hamilton Library, University of Hawaii at Manoa

  • Answered STEM reference questions and aided patrons with locating library resources
  • Wrote and published finding aids:
  • “Information literacy for mathematics graduate students”
  • “Guide to learning the LaTeX typesetting language”
  • Created lesson plans and taught workshops on the LaTeX typesetting language and information literacy for mathematics majors
  • Assisted librarians with collection management tasks, including developing gathering plans for mathematics and chemistry
  • Designed and built displays
  • Supported computer, printer, scanner, and copier users
  • Assisted health sciences librarian with re­accreditation report for the dental hygiene program
  • Wrote MathSciNet database searching widget for faculty member

Scanning Manager, 11/2006 – 8/2010
Profitability of Hawaii, Honolulu, Hawaii

  • Evaluated customers’ needs and developed personalized document processing procedures
  • Created training and reference materials
Interviewed, vetted, and hired employees
  • Delegated tasks to team members to meet weekly productivity goals
  • Trained new employees

Inventory Supervisor, Office Supervisor, and Local Buyer, 11/1999 – 10/2006
Borders Books & Music, Honolulu, Hawaii

  • Managed pipeline for periodicals, special orders, local vendors
Supervised inventory team: special orders clerk, periodicals clerk, receiving clerk
Established business relationships with over 20 local vendors and publishers
  • Scheduled 100+ employees to meet store quality standards while minimizing payroll