Resume

PROJECTS

VANTAGE POINT

SOLE DEVELOPER – REACT | NODE | EXPRESS | GOOGLE MAPS API | HEROKU | POSTGRESQL | FIREBASE STORAGE

  • Image upload platform to highlight exact location of the photo position
  • Used Google Maps API to get exact latitude and longitude
  • Integrated Firebase Storage for uploading images and storage

CONTENTUM

TEAM DEVELOPED – REACT | REDUX | NODE | EXPRESS | POSTGRESQL | TINYMCE | SWEET ALERTS

  • Content management system built for writing blog posts and pages
  • Portions of code built with Redux store
  • Used TinyMCE for the built-in editor
  • Interactive Sweet Alerts installed that save data to the database

MY LIBRARY CATALOG

SOLE DEVELOPER – REACT | GOOGLE BOOKS API | EXPRESS | NODE

  • Integrated the Google Books API to create a search tool for adding books to a catalog
  • Built with React without a database and using reuseable components

Experience

University Archivist, Virginia Commonwealth University in Qatar, Doha, Qatar
August 2013 – June 2017

  • Processed and arranged portions VCUQatar University Archives
  • Developed and wrote archives policies and procedures for both analog and digital records
  • Assisted with the upload of digital records and metadata to LUNA, a digital asset management system
  • Described and cataloged archives collections in ArchivesSpace using DACS
  • Ensured collections are preserved
  • Assisted university and community patrons in both the archives and library
  • Performed library instruction for a variety of student classes
  • Created Artists’ Book Collection website
  • Acted as librarian liaison to Art Foundation and Fashion Design departments
  • Served on university committees
  • Supervised and train interns, volunteers, and student workers
  • Assisted with outreach for library and archives using social media and maintenance of library website

Archivist/Research Librarian, Fort Worth Museum of Science and History – Fort Worth, TX
October 2010 – June 2013

  • Processing the FWMSH Institutional Archives
  • Oversaw the arrangement and description of the Fort Worth Stock Show and Rodeo Collection
  • Digitize portions of archives collections
  • Assist internal and external researchers
  • Ensure collections are preserved
  • Write policy related to archival collections
  • Develop rapport with potential donors
  • Plan and manage archives budget
  • Catalog the archives and library collections using Rediscovery Proficio
  • Manage internal and external rights and reproduction requests
  • Supervise and train interns and volunteers

Archives Technician, Tulane Recovery Center – LAC Group – New Orleans, LA
April 2010 – September 2010

  • Re-housed and re-processed collections damaged by Hurricane Katrina
  • Performed quality control on data entered into Archon

Archivist(Full-time volunteer), Turks and Caicos National Museum – Grand Turk, TCI
September 2009 – December 2009

  • Accessioned entire archives collection
  • Conserved documents damaged by Hurricane Katrina
  • Assisted in writing and reviewing grant applications
  • Described and cataloged archival collections using PastPerfect
  • Managed day-t0-day museum operations in absence of Directory
  • Led museum tours for cruise excursions and tourists

Project Archivist (Part-time), LIM College – New York, NY
August 2006 – August 2009

  • Established college’s archives program
  • Processed, arranged, and described collections according to DACS
  • Preserved materials and send out photographs for conservation
  • Wrote finding aid for LIM College Records and Alexandra Potts Papers
  • Made recommendations to Executive Board for archives reading room and stacks
  • Wrote archives policy and procedures
  • Digitized photographs and yearbooks
  • Cataloged archival materials, books and video using MARC
  • Provided reference assistance to patrons both for the library and archives
  • Trained and supervised student workers

Intern, New-York Historical Society – New York, NY
June 2006 – August 2006

  • Processed and described four archival collections
  • Entered finding aids into EAD

Intern, Processing Archivist, Brooklyn College – Brooklyn, NY
May 2006 – June 2006, August 2006 – September 2006

  • Surveyed The Phoenix Newspaper Collection
  • Wrote report containing survey findings
  • Re-housed newspapers
  • Processed portion of Alan Dershowitz’s papers

Education/Credentials

Immersive Web Development, DevMountain – 2018

Certified Archivist, Academy of Certified Archivists – 2010

Rutgers University, 12 hours of graduate history courses – 2007-2008

Pratt Institute, MILS, Archives Certificate – 2007

Texas Tech University, BBA in Marketing, BS in Merchandising – 2002, 2000

 

Knowledge/Skills

React, Redux, Node, Express, SQL, HTML, CSS, Archivists’ Toolkit, Rediscovery Proficio, Archon, PastPerfect, Adobe Photoshop Lightroom, EAD, DACS, MARC, Dublin Core, WordPress.org