Resume

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Experience

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

  • 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

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

Affiliations

Society of American Archivists 2006 – Present – Committee on Ethics and Professional Conduct (2012-2015), Intern (2008-2010), 2012 Program Committee, Lone Arranger Roundtable Steering Committee (2011-2012), Reference, Outreach, and Access Section Newsletter Task Force

Academy of Certified Archivists 2010 – Present

Society of Southwest Archivists 2011 – Present

Metroplex Archivists 2010 – Present

Knowledge

Microsoft Office, Rediscovery Proficio, ContentDM, Archon, PastPerfect, Adobe Photoshop Elements, EAD, DACS, MARC, Dublin Core, WordPress, Worldcat

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