Kelli’s Resume



98 Livingston Bay Road, Camano Island, WA

Phone:  (425) 299-7612


I’m a Certified Information Professional seeking to provide high-quality Research, Reader’s Advisory services, Adult/Teen Programming, and Information Literacy Instruction. Other areas of expertise include working with technology (using various devices, HTML/CSS coding, basic SQL queries, etc.), assigning metadata, and cataloging using MARC standards.


Interim Teen & Adult Services Librarian                May 2013 – Nov 2013

Technical Liaison                                                         Sept 2012 – present

Public Service Assistant Substitute                          Apr 2008 – Aug 2012

Metadata and Cataloging Intern                               Sept 2011 – Dec 2011

Library Assistant III – Temporary position            Aug 2010 – Feb 2011

Library Assistant II – Temporary position              May 2009 – Nov 2009


  • Designing and presenting Information and Technological Literacy sessions for adults
  • Planning, developing, and presenting recreational and educational programs for teens and tweens
  • Professional experience presenting booktalks and information literacy programs to middle school and high school students
  • Administered 2013 Teen Summer Reading Program at the Arlington library
  • Created and presented a successful and well-reviewed Strategic Initiative Teen STEM program – “Explore Arduino!”
  • Strive to deliver excellent service to a diverse clientele; innate desire to help create a collaborative atmosphere wherever I work
  • Providing Reference services in-person and via the QuestionPoint Chat interface
  • Providing Reader’s Advisory services to customers of all ages
  • Development of materials collection through assessment and interpretation of customer interests and analysis of review publications; maintenance of assigned collections
  • Teaching customers to effectively use public library resources: OPAC, databases, and digital resources
  • Assisted with an ILS migration for large library system
  • Highly competent with using technology, troubleshooting technical issues, and using SFTP tools to transmit crucial data
  • In-charge of building in the absence of supervisory staff
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills  

Technical Skills:

  • Proficiency troubleshooting and resolving computer and personal device issuesWeekly contributor to the Sno-Isle Teen Blog with “Tech Thursday” postings
  • Assumed the Sno-Isle Teens Twitter account while serving as Arlington Librarian per request of Teen Services Coordinator
  • Created my own website:
  • Member of Sno-Isle’s Emerging Technology Advisory Group (ETAG)
  • Abundant use of Social Technology (WordPress and other blogging sites, Facebook, Twitter) to collaborate and to disseminate information among colleagues and public-at-large.
  • Directly assisted the Technical Services Director during Sno-Isle’s CARL-to-Polaris ILS Conversion


 MLIS, University of Alabama, December 2011

MLIS Concentrations: Accessibility, Metadata, and Emerging Technology, plus a strong interest in User Instruction and Digital Resources

Internship: Metadata and Cataloging with Sno-Isle Libraries

Activities: Secretary, Student Chapter of ASIST at the University of Alabama

B.S. Conservation of Wildlands Resources, University of Washington, December, 1995

Concentrations: Ecology, Ornithology, Forest Stand Dynamics

Activities: member of Xi Sigma Pi (College of Forestry Honor Society)

Washington Library Association (WLA)

Member of the Marketing & Communications Committee; main Continuing Education contributor for the bi-monthly online newsletter from January 2011 – September 2013

Volunteer experience

Editor of “I Need a Library Job”, an online library and information services employment    clearinghouse and Northwest Central, an education opportunities clearinghouse for library staff


Special Libraries Association (SLA)

SLA’s Information Technology Division



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