Work Experience

Head of Digital Initiatives

Oscar Rennebohm Library, Edgewood College, Madison, Wisconsin.
Hired in December 2004 as Web Services Librarian,
Promoted to current position in July 2010.

Responsibilities include: oversee the library’s digital collections and and web-based services, webmaster for the library’s web presence, provide reference service, provide bibliographic/electronic instruction, collection development, and library liaison to the School of Business, Computer Science department, Economics, and Political Science.

Proficient skills in personal computer software and hardware, CONTENTdm digital collections software, Innovative Interfaces library software, and electronic information retrieval. I have also been creating and maintaining web sites since 1997. In addition to experience working with content management systems like WordPress, LibGuides, and DotNetNuke, my web skill set also includes:

  • HTML
  • Cascading Style Sheets
  • JavaScript
  • jQuery
  • PHP
  • XML
  • Web Accessibility Standards
  • Information Architecture
  • Adobe Photoshop
  • Adobe Captivate

Assistant City Librarian

Oak Creek Public Library, Oak Creek, Wisconsin. August 1989 to December 2004.

Responsibilities included: provide reference service, collection development, cataloging, interlibrary loans, maintenance of the library’s web site and oversee the public services area (including supervision and training of library aides and pages).

Credit Service Clerk

J.C. Penney Outlet Store, Cudahy, Wisconsin. May 1979 to August 1989.

Responsibilities included: assisting customers with credit card problems, handling sales returns as well as selling merchandise, stocking and displaying merchandise, and inventory control.


Certificate of WebMastery

Marquette University, April 2000. Concentration in design and application development.

Masters of Library and Information Science

University of Wisconsin Milwaukee, August 1988. Concentration in adult public library services.

Bachelor of Business Administration

University of Wisconsin Milwaukee, May 1984. Concentration in marketing.