Library Technician

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Lilliane Currey

lilliane.currey@gmail.com | (559) 568-0920 | 3450 W 6th St, Los Angeles, CA 90020, USA

Summary


I have over 1 year of experience as a Library Technician. I am responsible for shelving books, checking out materials to patrons, and providing reference assistance. I am also proficient in using the library's cataloging system. In addition, I have excellent customer service skills and enjoy helping people find the information they need.

Experience


Lead Library Technician at Jefferson Parish Library, LAMay 2022 - Present

  • Created and managed a library of over 500 items.
  • Wrote and edited 10+ user manuals for the library.
  • Trained 5 new staff members on proper library procedures.
  • Implemented a new filing system that increased efficiency by 30%.
  • Led weekly meetings with Library Technician team to discuss goals and progress.

Senior Library Technician at East Baton Rouge Parish Library, LAAug 2021 - Mar 2022

  • Led a team of 4 library technicians and 2 clerks in providing support to over 200 staff and students.
  • Developed and implemented new procedures for managing interlibrary loans which increased efficiency by 25%.
  • Created an online catalogue of the library's special collections, which received over 1000 views in the first month.
  • Trained 3 new employees in Library techniques and customer service skills.
  • Assisted with the development of the Library's social media strategy, resulting in a 20% increase in followers.

Education


Associate of Arts in Library Science at Louisiana State University, LASep 2016 - May 2021

Some skills I've learned are cataloging, classification, and metadata.

Skills


  • Library classification systems
  • Library cataloguing systems
  • Bibliographic databases
  • Metadata standards
  • Digital libraries
  • Information retrieval algorithms

Laila Daire

laila.daire@gmail.com | (766) 542-0853 | Boston, MA

Summary


I have over 1 year of experience as a Library Technician. I am responsible for cataloging, shelving, and circulating library materials. I also assist patrons with using the online catalog and other electronic resources. In addition, I provide reference assistance and reader's advisory services.

Experience


Lead Library Technician at Boston Public Library, MAMay 2022 - Present

  • Led a team of 4 library technicians in sorting and shelving an average of 500 books per day.
  • Trained 2 new library technicians in proper book handling and shelving techniques.
  • Implemented a new system for tracking book donations which increased efficiency by 25%.
  • Negotiated with local businesses to donate gently used furniture for the library’s reading room.
  • Led a successful campaign to raise $2,000 from the community to fund children’s programming at the library.

Senior Library Technician at Cambridge Public Library, MAAug 2021 - Mar 2022

  • Led a team of 4 library technicians and 2 clerks in providing support to over 300 staff and students.
  • Managed the daily operations of the school library, including circulation, shelving, and collection maintenance.
  • Taught information literacy classes to groups of up to 30 students.
  • Selected and purchased materials for the library collections in all formats totaling $15000 annually.
  • Wrote grants totaling $5000 which funded new furniture and equipment for the Library.

Education


Associate of Arts in Library Science at Harvard University, MAAug 2017 - May 2021

I have learned how to effectively find, use, and organize information.

Skills


  • Library classification systems
  • Library cataloging systems
  • Bibliographic databases
  • Metadata standards
  • Authority control
  • Digital libraries