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Librarians assist readers with finding resources for independent learning. A typical resume sample for Librarian highlights duties like organizing events, budgeting, coordinating library services, maintaining stocks, offering information to readers, maintaining resources for specific community groups, and collaborating with other learning institutions. A well-written example resume for this job highlights qualifications like information science expertise, organization, customer service orientation, good communication and interpersonal skills, and computer competencies. Most Librarians hold a Bachelor's Degree in a relevant field.

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1

Librarian Aide

Improved student computer literacy by conducting one-on-one workshops

  • Created and organized the Writing Assistance resource to assist students with academic writing
  • Increased number of available scholarships by 50%
  • Achieved real-time results within Student Achievement Advisory by encouraging students to communicate issues at school, work, or home.
  • Negotiated new marketing tools in order for more students to take advantage of scholarships
Candidate Info
4
years in
workforce
1
year
at this job
BA
Geographical Information Systems
2

Librarian

Successfully provided library orientations and supported faculty and students in the research of information.

  • Provided effective and strong public service to faculty, students, and other researchers through reference and consultation services, bibliographic instruction and presentations.
  • Performed work related to public services, technical services, systems and archives.
  • Organized and produced student and faculty reports including teaching material.
  • Updated records for the library's collections including enhanced bibliographical descriptions of manuscripts and printed works.
  • Designed and maintained the faculty's teaching material in accessible database.
  • Maintained data and information up to date and available for easy and convenient access.
Candidate Info
3
years in
workforce
3
years
at this job
BA
Psychology
MA
Master of Arts
3

Head Librarian and IT Coordinator

Provided research assistance to the students and staff in the technical and medical fields.

  • Created and presented a portfolio of the [company name] Resource Center for the ACICS reaccreditation visit in October 2009.
  • Created and presented information literacy, Microsoft Office 2007, and career placement presentations for the students. Managed library's collection.
  • Prepared statistical reports on library usage for the Director of Education.
  • Served as a liaison between the faculty and administration of [company name] on student success and the need for new IT equipment and reference materials. One positive outcome: the purchase of two new Toshiba projectors for classroom use.
  • Participated in Academic Council regarding issues about textbooks, academic programs, plagiarism, and copyright. Served as faculty advisor for the Ambassador Club, an organization responsible for community outreach.
  • Editor of the quarterly City Spotlight, [company name]'s newspaper.
  • Solved computer and network issues for the staff.
Candidate Info
2
years in
workforce
2
years
at this job
BS
English
MA
Master of Arts
MBA
Master of Business Administration
4

Acquisitions and Serials Librarian

Supervised acquisitions activities from processing books to creating purchase orders and invoices in the Voyager Integrated Library System

  • Selected and deselected resources for the print collection
  • Managed electronic resources and collected their usage statistics
  • Updated catalog records in Voyager ILS and local holdings records in OCLC for serials
  • Maintained library vendor relations and evaluated vendor products
  • Answered reference questions from students, faculty, and staff in person and via email
  • Taught approximately ten library instruction classes per semester for undergraduate and graduate courses
Candidate Info
7
years in
workforce
2
years
at this job
BA
Political Science
MA
Master of Arts
5

Campus Librarian/library Supervisor

Served as the Campus Librarian and Supervisor while creating, planning, and providing reference service

  • Conducted library and campus tours as well as marketed the library
  • Checked materials in and out while maintaining circulation records using Resource Mate 3.0
  • Helped students and faculty in using all materials in the library including computer hardware and software
  • Facilitated classroom instruction sessions on library usage, including hundreds of online databases
  • Evaluated, selected, managed, budgeted, cataloged, and coded library materials to develop the library's collection
Candidate Info
24
years in
workforce
1
year
at this job
6

Youth Services Librarian

Provided reference and readers' advisory services to patrons under 18 years of age.

  • Edited and coordinated production of Wolfner's Recommended Readings for youth.
  • Conducted summer reading program.
  • Managed circulating youth collection, cataloged youth books.
  • Supervised practicum and internship students.
  • Promoted Wolfner Library through outreach, including public speaking and workshops.
  • Developed and updated Wolfner's web pages for youth and Facebook content.
Candidate Info
22
years in
workforce
5
years
at this job
C
Graphic Design
BA
Psychology
MA
Master of Arts
7

Reference Librarian

Provided reference, readers' advisory, and technology assistance to patrons of all ages via multiple channels

  • Selected materials and managed $20K+ budget for Reference, Young Adult Nonfiction and eResource (including database and eBook) collections
  • Served as the member representative to the statewide eBook buying consortium, representing a small library's concerns amongst primarily larger institutions
  • Strategized and executed library's online presence including website migration to WordPress and regular updating; also established a growing Facebook page with 829 "Likes" and 1,255 visits in two years
  • Served as librarian-in-charge evening and weekend hours supervising 6+ paraprofessionals, addressing escalated patron concerns, and properly opening and securely closing the building
  • Undertook numerous special projects beyond routine duties including community outreach at resource fairs, filming and editing promos for Anime and RPG Clubs, and serving on the Summer Reading Program, Banned Books Week, and Safety committees
  • Created attractive and topical displays that averaged 20 checkouts/month
Candidate Info
20
years in
workforce
3
years
at this job
BS
Mass Communications
MA
Library And Information Resources And Technologies
8

Librarian

  • Head librarian serving 800+ students, 80% limited English language learners, PK-5th
  • Provided reference service and library instruction using district provided electronic resources, librarian-created lessons for IWB, ELMO, PPT and Photostory
  • Created and maintained web site
  • Conducted workshops parents or staff, in collaboration with other staff members as needed
  • Managed library budget based on determined needs
Candidate Info
12
years in
workforce
4
years
at this job
BS
Elementary Education
MA
Library Science
9

Librarian

Provided reference and readers' advisory assistance to patrons in person, by phone, and virtually by using online and print reference materials

  • Aided patrons with downloadable audiobooks and eBooks
  • Performed collection management, including purchasing, weeding and budget management
  • Performed bibliographic, Internet, and general computer instruction to individual patrons
  • Interviewed, trained, and supervised high school interns
  • Wrote informative posts and book reviews for library blog
  • Selected to be one of three Eref Coordinators, overseeing the library system's email reference service and ensuring emails are answered in a timely and appropriate fashion
  • As a member of the Perspectives Planning Committee, developed and coordinated new interdepartmental library program involving speakers, displays, and booklists
  • Selected to manage several display areas in the library's main hall, in charge of maintenance of local resource information and of creating and encouraging displays
Candidate Info
6
years in
workforce
5
years
at this job
BA
English
MA
Library Science
10

Technical Services Librarian

Performed complex copy and original cataloging in all formats. Created MARC records in Endeavor OPAC and OCLC.

  • Provided scheduled reference and information desk service.
  • Presented Information Literacy instruction in both the classroom and on the individual basis.
  • Hired, supervised, trained and evaluated catalog and acquisitions paraprofessionals, and student employees.
  • Library liaison with College of Business Administration. Attended faculty meetings as library representative.
  • Collection development and acquisitions for the College of Business Administration
Candidate Info
6
years in
workforce
6
years
at this job
BA
International Studies
MS
Information Studies

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