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Qualifications Summary

  • Current Central Oregon Community College employee with a strong understanding of systems and technologies used by academic libraries in the Pacific Northwest
  • Master of Library Science (MLS) from Indiana University with coursework emphasizing human-computer interaction, systems analysis, and database design
  • Developed websites and multimedia for institutions in Indiana and Oregon


  • Extensive experience with HTML, CSS, PHP, MySQL, XML, JavaScript, jQuery, and AngularJS
  • Extensive experience with Alma and Primo, EZProxy, ILLiad, and other library technologies
  • Experience with Linux (Apache) and Windows (IIS) web servers, several content management systems (OmniUpdate, WordPress, Drupal, etc.), and a wide variety of APIs (Ex Libris, Google, Ebsco, etc.)


  • Master of Library Science (MLS), 2011, Indiana University
  • Bachelor of Science in Biology with a Minor in Chemistry, 2009, Indiana University

Professional Experience

  • Integrated Library Systems (ILS) and Discovery Services Librarian, Central Oregon Community College (COCC)
    (May 2016 to Present)
    • Administer the library's web properties in OmniUpdate, LibGuides, and a Linux virtual private server
    • Train and support staff in the use of Ex Libris Alma, Primo, and library-specific software
    • Liaise with Information Technology Services to purchase and troubleshoot technologies
    • Teach Information Literacy one-shot sessions and provide reference services
    • Produce and analyze usage statistics in Alma Analytics
    • Document library procedures and policies in SharePoint
  • Library Web Analyst, Portland Community College (PCC)
    (September 2013 to April 2016)
    • Liaised with Technology Solutions Services to administer all PCC Library websites, servers, databases, and authentication systems
    • Managed configurations of subscription resources and the Integrated Library System (Ex Libris Alma and Primo)
    • Provided support for staff and public computers, RFID applications, self-checkout kiosks, interlibrary loan software (ILLiad), and EZProxy
    • Represented PCC on the OCA Systems team and the Primo Toolkit Working Group
  • Web Development, Graphic Design, and General Office Assistant, Center for the Integrative Study of Animal Behavior (CISAB) at Indiana University (IU)
    (August 2012 to July 2013)
    • Maintained CISAB and affiliated websites and databases
    • Redesigned CISAB, Annual Animal Behavior Conference, and Common Themes in Reproductive Diversity websites to improve usability and ease of maintenance
    • Decreased staff workload by developing a portal for internship application review
    • Filmed and edited a high-definition video to advertise the REU program


  • Orbis Cascade Alliance Primo Customization Standing Group
  • Statewide Open Educational Resources (OER) Steering Commmittee
    • Representative, 2016 to Present
      • Built the Resources, Interactive Z-Degree, and My Z-Degree applications for Open Oregon
      • Participated in workgroups examining ancillaries and the effect of schedule designations on student enrollment
  • Oregon Library Association (OLA) Conference Committee
    • Volunteer, 2019 to 2020
      • Researched and recommended web hosting packages to OLA
      • Set up the new server, installed WordPress, and built the 2020 conference website with an online program
  • Orbis Cascade Alliance Systems Team
    • Member, 2014 to 2018
      • Located and reorganized Systems Team documentation on the Orbis Cascade Alliance website
      • Extracted demo clips from Systems open call recordings back to September 2016