Librarian Resume Sample

Jane Smith

123 Main Street • Hometown, PA • (555) 555-1234 • jsmith@company.com

LIBRARY SCIENCE & MANAGEMENT PROFESSIONAL – 15 YEARS’ EXPERIENCE

 

Dynamic professional with extensive background in Library Science and Management. Demonstrates knowledge of trends and developments in library and information services within an educational setting. Served as Head of Library with Salesian College and Acting Head of Library with St. Aloysius College. Coordinated Library refurbishment at Salesian while raising profile within school community to increase interest in utilising library’s resources. Initiated ongoing de-selection of outdated and redundant resources as well as introduced enhanced library management systems resulting in improvements and increased efficiency. Eligible for membership with Australian Library & Information Sciences Association; holds current Working with Children permit. Provides specialist expertise in Library Services, interpersonal communication, staff training, information technology skills, administrative skills, time management, organisation skills, and senior leadership.

 

CORE COMPETENCIES

 

·     Library Science

·     Library Technology

·     Information Services

·     Staff Training

·     Curriculum Support

·     Library Management

·     Team Communication

·     Resource Management

·     Administrative Skills

 

EDUCATION

1996

Monash University, Melbourne, Victoria Australia 

LIBRARY & INFORMATION STUDIES

 

1995

Swinburne University of Technology, Melbourne, Victoria Australia 

BACHELOR OF ARTS

 

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

04/2014 - 05/2014

Copperfield College, Melbourne , Victoria Australia

LIBRARY TECHNICIAN

Served as Library Technician responsible for shelving ordered resources as well as cataloguing and processing Library resources. Assisted staff with enquiries and supported students with research and Library questions. Checked-in returned materials and inspected for damage in addition to coding Library materials.
 

·     Disseminated information regarding school policies and procedures, as needed

·     Performed Circulation Desk duties as well as generated loan reservations

 

09/2013

Salesian College, Melbourne , Victoria Australia

LIBRARY TECHNICIAN

As Library Technician for this college-setting, processed serials, organised invoice payments, and provided general information support. Assisted staff and students with enquiries and disseminated information regarding school policies and procedures. Performed Circulation Desk responsibilities as well as processed and maintained periodical files. Conducted student “Book Club” with focus on student engagement
 

·     Guided students in finding library resources, including reference materials, audio visual equipment, computers, and electronic resources

 

2008 - 2013

Salesian College, Melbourne, Victoria Australia

HEAD OF LIBRARY / TEAM LEADER

Served as Head of Library & Team Leader actively assisting students to attain their personal and academic best by guiding research and use of Library resources and equipment. Supervised Library Staff while providing daily direction with focus on efficiency and team building. Provided library orientation to new teaching staff as well as chaired Library staff meetings. Liaised with ICT Technical Manager supporting integration of technologies. Additionally, administered ordering and cataloguing of all new materials and supervised invoice payments and accounts management.
 

·     Planned and delivered Library Orientation classes and research skills instructional classes

·     Provided support for teaching staff in curriculum planning requiring Library resources

·     Supervised Library staff of 10 ensuring publicity activities were undertaken in professional manner

·     Prepared and effectively managed annual budget of $500K for Library

 

2005 - 2008

St. Aloysius College, North Melbourne, Victoria Australia

ACTING HEAD OF LIBRARY

Served as Acting Head of Library planning and developing wide range of Library services to meet needs and demands of college’s students and staff. Selected, ordered, and updated Library collection as well as catalogues, library equipment, and resources. Collaborated with Department Heads, ICT, Special Education, and ESL Coordinators to ensure Library resources met curriculum needs. In addition, assisted students with research queries and reported to Principal on Library budgeting.
 

·     Provided training in information research skills to students and staff

·     Raised library profile while promoting services through variety of activities and strategies

·     Resolves issues with Audio Visual and Communication Technology equipment

·     Served as Library representative on various committees, including Profiles Group and Staff Wellbeing Committee

 

1998 - 2005

St. Aloysius College, North Melbourne, Victoria Australia

LIBRARIAN

Provided Library services while assisting students and staff with queries and resources support. Designed displays on various topics and themes in addition to organising special activities to encourage student engagement. Provided information research skills training and ensured library rules were maintained. Additionally, managed overdue loans, assisted with library collection maintenance, and participated in regular stocktake.
 

·     Organised Book Club by selecting book topics, encouraging engagement, and advertising club activities

·     Developed and delivered free-to-air recordings

 

ADDITIONAL QUALIFICATIONS

 

Australian Library & Information Association – Eligible for Membership

Working with Children – Current Permit

 

 

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