Curriculum Vitae

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EDUCATION Master of Arts, Educational Media
Concentration: New Media and Global Education
Appalachian State University, Boone, NC
2016

Graduate Certificate, Sociology
Appalachian State University, Boone, NC
2012

Master of Library and Information Studies
University of North Carolina at Greensboro, Greensboro, NC
2009

Bachelor of Arts, Sociology, Spanish
Magna Cum Laude Wingate University
Wingate, NC
2005

PROFESSIONAL
EXPERIENCE
Instructional Technologist
South College, Knoxville, TN
2016-Present

  • Promote and support instructional technologies for teaching and learning
  • Plan, coordinate, and conduct training workshops and special sessions on current and emerging instructional technologies
  • Conduct research and make recommendations for emerging technologies for use in a higher education settings
  • Develop technology-based instructional materials.

Theological Librarian
Rockbridge Seminary, Springfield, MO
2014-Present

  • Facilitate the selection, acquisition, maintenance, licensing, and access to electronic resources
  • Implement an online, searchable catalog that searches for subscription and public domain books
  • Maintain the library module within the learning management system (LMS)
  • Narrate tutorials to help students and faculty build research skills

Online Instruction Librarian
King University, Bristol, TN
2014-2016

  • Develop and implement embedded information literacy instruction in all online degree programs at King
  • Design and teach an online, credit-bearing information literacy course
  • Narrate tutorials on learning resources and information literacy skills and manage library web pages
  • Consult with faculty on matters of copyright compliance and the integration of library resources in online courses

AGS Outreach Librarian
Bryan College, Dayton, TN
2013-2014

  • Develop strategies for instructing students and faculty in non-traditional academic programs of research skills and market library resources
  • Maintain and enhance the library website, subject guides, and video tutorials
  • Perform reference and instruction duties to traditional students as needed

Director of Library Services
Carolina Graduate School of Divinity. Greensboro, NC
2012-2013

  • Upgrade library catalog to a cloud-based integrated library system (ILS) and catalog all new books and media
  • Expand the library’s holdings to include e-books, digitized dissertations and theses, and donated media recordings
  • Ensure compliance with accreditation standards for library services, and assist students with research face-to-face and online

Head Librarian
Charlotte Christian College and Seminary, Charlotte, NC
2010-2012

  • Allocate budget for the purchase of library holdings and supplies, integrate bibliographic records to new integrated library system (ILS) and build a new library website
  • Deliver library instruction to all new students in New Student Seminar and other classes as requested
  • Document compliance with accreditation standards for library services

Library Assistant I
Charlotte-Mecklenburg Public Library Charlotte, NC
2006-2010

  • Register and orient new library users, assist patrons in finding print and electronic resources
  • Lend and return books and media
  • Assist Spanish-speaking patrons with their information needs
COURSES TAUGHT
  • IDST 2150: 21ST Century Research Skills, King University, 2015-2016
  • SOC 210: Introduction to Sociology, Montgomery Community College, 2012-2014
  • SOC 220: Social Problems, Montgomery Community College, 2012-2014
  • SOC 210: Introduction to Sociology, Guilford Technical Community College, Jamestown, NC, 2013
  • SOC 220: Social Problems, Cleveland Community College, Shelby, NC, 2013
  • GS 130: Introduction to Sociology, Charlotte Christian College, Charlotte, NC. 2010-2012
PUBLICATIONS
PRESENTATIONS AND PANEL DISCUSSIONS Oral Presentations

Webinars

Poster Presentations

Panel Discussions

  • “Tech Trends,” Bowen Central Library Association Monthly Professional Development Webinar, Online, April 2015
  • “The Tipping Point: Defining ‘Distance’ in the Academic Library—Trends, Roles, and Challenges,” Association of College and Research Libraries Distance Learning Section Virtual Discussion Forum, Online, January 2015
  • “Keeping the Resume Fresh: Recent Alums Talk about their Job Search,” UNC-Greensboro LIS Student Career Day, Greensboro, NC, April 2011
CONTINUING EDUCATION
AWARDS AND HONORS
  • Professional Development Opportunity Grant, Bowen Central Library Association, 2016
  • Faculty Development Grant, King University Committee for Excellence in Teaching and Learning, 2015
  • Online Development Opportunity Grant, Bowen Central Library Association, 2015
  • Library Employees’ Education Plan, Charlotte-Mecklenburg Public Library, 2007-2009
VOLUNTEER AND PROFESSIONAL ACTIVITIES
  • P-16 Summer Summit External Advisor Board, Cleveland State Community College, Cleveland, TN, 2016-Present
  • Book Reviews Co-Editor, Journal of Library & Information Services in Distance Learning, 2015-Present
  • Front Desk & Library Volunteer, Knoxville Museum of Art, 2016-Present
  • Secretary, Webmaster East Tennessee Library Association, 2016-Present
  • Freelance Web and Graphic Design for Various Non-Profits, 2014-Present (Portfolio available online)
  • Associate Editor, The Christian Librarian, 2014-2016
  • Board Member, Webmaster, Social Media Manager, Young Professionals of the Tri-Cities, 2015-2016
  • Vice-President, Webmaster, Boone Tree Library Association, 2014-2016
  • Member, User Education Committee, Bowen Central Library Association, 2014-20016
  • Assistant to the Editor, I Need a Library Job (INALJ), South Carolina Division, 2014-2015
  • Student Advisory Committee Member, Appalachian State University, 2012-2014
  • Webmaster, Conference Planning Committee Member, North Carolina Sociology and Psychology Association, 2012-2014
  • Webmaster, Conference Planning Committee Member, Metrolina Library Association, 2011-2012
PROFESSIONAL AFFILIATIONS
  • eLearning Guild
  • Association of Christian Librarians
  • East Tennessee Library Association
INSTITUTIONAL SERVICE
  • Technology Committee, South College, 2016-Present
  • Committee for Excellence in Teaching and Learning, King University, 2014-2016
  • Ad Hoc Web Site Redesign Committee, King University, 2014-2015
  • Adult and Graduate Studies (AGS) Curriculum Committee, Bryan College, 2012-2013
  • Web Site Redesign Committee, Bryan College, 2012-2013
  • Chair, Library Committee, Charlotte Christian College and Seminary, 2010-2012
  • Video Producer for Chapel and Special Events, Charlotte Christian College and Seminary, 2010-2012
  • Co-Teacher, Readers’ Advisory Training Committee, Charlotte-Mecklenburg Public Library, 2008-2009
LANGUAGES
  • Spanish: Intermediate
SKILLS
  • Learning Management Systems (LMS):
    • Blackboard – Certified in Blackboard 9.1 for Educators
    • Moodle – Can deploy, edit, and serve as administrator
    • Populi – Have managed library module
  • Training: Have used major instructional design and adult learning theories (i.e. ADDIE, Universal Design for Learning, Andragogy) to deliver physical and virtual workshops and create online tutorials
  • Teaching: Have taught college-level sociology and information literacy courses in seated, hybrid, and online sections
  • Copyright and Fair Use Analysis for Education
  • Web Design and Content Management: HTML, CSS, WordPress, Google Sites, Photoshop, TypO3, OmniUpdate, LibGuides,
  • Media Production Tools: Audacity, Camtasia Studio 8, SoundCloud, Screencast-o-Matic, Jing, GoAnimate
  • Library Cataloging:  AACR2, WorldCat, MARCEdit
  • Integrated Library Systems: Can Sierra, LibraryWorld
  • Social Media: Facebook, Twitter, YouTube, Vimeo, Instagram, Flickr, Wikipedia