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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 and jQuery
  • 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, Drupal, WordPress, etc.), and a wide variety of APIs


  • 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 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
    • Design the website and newsletters for COCC’s Teaching Learning Center
    • Support faculty in the discovery, creation, and publication of Open Educational Resources
    • Teach Information Literacy one-shot sessions and provide reference services
  • 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
  • Assessment Research and Analysis Assistant, Digital User Experience (DUX) Program at IU
    (August to December 2011)
  • Web Designer, Information Technology Group (ITG), Department of Chemistry at IU
    (June to August 2011)
  • Usability Intern, Digital Library Program at IU
    (May to August 2011)
  • Web Development Assistant, The Lilly Library at IU
    (August 2010 to August 2011)
  • Reference Assistant, Center for Disability Information and Referral at IU
    (May 2009 to end of April 2010)


  • Website Coordinator, Oregon Library Association Conference 2020
  • Member, Orbis Cascade Alliance Systems Team: 2014 to 2018