University Web & Mobile Systems Librarian

Office of Library Services, City University of New York
09/2012 – Present

  • Lead university-wide implementation of library services platform, Ex Libris Alma, for 25 campuses (31 libraries) and Central Office
  • Administer university-wide library discovery platform, Ex Libris Primo
  • Create, revise, and maintain scripts in JavaScript on university-wide library catalog, Ex Libris Aleph
  • Plan, implement, and manage mobile interface of university-wide library catalog
  • Design, execute, and maintain web application, “patroncheckr,” verifying visitors’ access privileges at entrances of multiple libraries at the University
  • Develop, design, and manage status page of university-wide library systems
  • Maintain department’s web presence in accordance with standards and branding of the University
  • Improve accessibility of library systems and web applications
  • Manage CUNY Libraries’ support portal (Drupal)
  • Aid in troubleshooting and resolving library systems problems from university-wide constituents
  • Serve on university-wide library committees
  • Collaborate with Office of Library Services colleagues, Office of Computing & Information Services, Office of Communication & Marketing, library systems vendors, and staff at campus libraries

Technical Services/Electronic Resources Librarian (Substitute)

Ursula C. Schwerin Library, New York City College of Technology
01/2012 – 09/2012

  • Oversaw cataloging, serials, and electronic resources operations
  • Maintained timely data about resources in link resolver (Ex Libris SFX), integrated library system (Ex Libris Aleph), cataloging client (OCLC Connexion), e-journal portal (Serials Solutions), and library website (Drupal)
  • Customized e-resource interfaces to match library instruction goals and user expectations
  • Responsible for original cataloging in MARC format
  • Managed vendor-ready cataloging in MARC format
  • Maintained print journals and continuations
  • Supervised support staff
  • Provided service to the department and the college by serving on library committees
  • Assisted patrons with information and research requests at reference desk
  • Taught information literacy workshops
  • Acted as library liaison to high schools affiliated with college

Instructional Technologies Librarian (Substitute)

Leonard Lief Library, Lehman College
08/2010 – 08/2011

  • Planned and designed webcomic to support library’s information literacy program
  • Wrote, directed, and produced video tutorials
  • Taught information literacy workshops
  • Assisted patrons—in person, by phone, via chat, and by email—with information and research requests
  • Maintained library’s presence on Blackboard
  • Developed collections and liaised with Computer Science, Mathematics, Economics and Business, and Russian departments
  • Supervised student intern
  • Served on library committees