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Teaching Experience:


University of St Augustine | Library Instruction Lecturer – “Evidence Informed Practice 1 & 2” | January 2018-November 2018

Collaborate with library team and primary course leads to present library instruction and appropriate assignments to assess comprehension.

FLA Webinar w/Rebecca Durney, MLIS | March 2018

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Womankind, Inc., Key West, FL | Temporary Instructor – “Your Heart, your Health | 2002

Administered AHEC funded 6-week health education program to women in shelters in Monroe County, FL.

Florida Keys Learning Institute School of Massage Therapy, Key West, FL Instructor-Massage Therapy Certification Program | 2000-2002

Developed syllabus and overall course structure, for entire curriculum, including daily lab practicum, and administered all grades.

Related Experience:

Monroe County Public Library, Marathon Branch | June 2019-Present

Assistant Branch manager: Primary duties: Provide as needed reference and circulation support. Plan and deliver computer training and adult outreach services. Assist with weeding projects and collection development.

Monroe County Public Library, Key West Branch | December 2018-June 2019

Library Assistant: While a bit of a step down professionally and in pay, I decided to accept this position so I could learn about public libraries from the ground up. I love my colleagues and working with the public. In the few short months I have been here, I have learned the circulation processes, am working on some programming ideas for computer classes and reinvigorating my fiction reading after so many years focused on research and health information resources. I am working towards moving up in the library system and hope to make a larger contribution with time. I am currently working on this project: Staff Training and Assessment.

University of St Augustine for Health Sciences | October 2017-December 2018

Campus Librarian: Provide as needed reference support, manage library resources and staff, share cataloging and inter-library loan processing duties with other campus librarians. Develop and execute plans for outreach to faculty and students.

Self Employed | January 1997-present

Massage Therapist: Managed my own clientele; maintained a successful studio offering yoga and massage therapy with five staff; currently share private practice in chiropractic office.

Domestic Abuse Shelter, Inc. | 1997-1999

Victim Advocate: Worked as an advocate in the Key West Outreach Office and part-time nights in the Marathon, FL shelter.

University of California, Irvine | Spring Quarter 1993

Reader/Grader: Assisted Professor Nancy Naples in undergraduate Social Policy course while attending graduate school.

Secretary | October, 2016-August 2017

SOLIS-Student Organizations of Library and Information Science at USF.

Chapter President/Newsletter Editor | 1998-2011 | 2015-present

Keys ChapterFlorida State Massage Therapy Association.

Promote the organization to LMTs; maintain the chapter website; distribute mail newsletters to members; organize and promote continuing education seminars; organizing exhibits and presentations at community events.

Reader/Grader | Spring Quarter 1993

University of California, Irvine | Social Relations Department

Assisted Professor Nancy Naples with undergraduate Social Policy course.

Work-Study | Fall 1991

Florida Museum of Natural History. University of Florida

Assisted with cataloguing pottery shards and editing a monograph in a spreadsheet.

Work-Study | 1990 – 1991

CIRCA, the University of Florida Computer Labs. My first semester back at school after a four year hiatus, an English Major taught me to use Workperfect in the computer labs. I realized a lot had happened during the four years I had been out of school. So I applied for the student assistant job, passing the required exam and was able to learn and earn.

Customer Service

From my teenage years through my work as self-employed massage therapist, I have always worked in customer service in some way in addition to other work I may have done. I worked as a server throughout my education with varying degrees of responsibility. I trained new staff, reprogrammed computer registers, took inventory, and handled scheduling. At one point I held the keys to two banks, a restaurant, a hotel front office, and a fitness center. My duties included opening and closing of the restaurant, depositing the receipts in the safe in the hotel office. I also handled opening and closing duties of the fitness center as well as maintaining the customer database. In addition, I had taken over biweekly cleaning of the two banks when my sister left to go back to school. I even once worked as a receptionist for a law firm in the Watergate building: Fried, Frank, Harris, Shriver and Kampleman. In looking up details about these law firm partners, I see ideas for my first Wikipedia edits…