Employment History

October 2014 – Present

Texas Library Association

Job Title: Information Technology Specialist
Responsibilities:

  • Plan and Coordinate Technology for TLA
  • Manage Windows 2003 / 2008 Servers hosted on VMWare vSphere Hypervisor System
  • Manage Debian Linux hosted on Amazon Web Services EC2
  • Maintain Active Directory, IIS Web Server, and Microsoft SQL Databases
  • Manage IT Infrastructure (Firewalls, Routers, Spam Filtering Appliances)
  • Executed Migration from On-premises Exchange 2010 to Office 365 / Hosted Exchange
  • Implemented use of Google Apps for coordinating activities of member lead committees
  • Preform Maintenance and Training for Staff Computers and Equipment

April 2014 – October 2014

University of Houston-Downtown – W.I. Dykes Library

Job Title: Web Management Librarian
Responsibilities:

  • Maintain the Library Website
  • Coordinate migration to new University Website / Content Management System
  • Coordinate migration to LibGuides v2
  • Develop Library Intranet Site
  • Member of OPAC Usability Group and Usability & Assessment Team
  • Liaison to Computer Science Department, Math & Statistics Department, Professional Writing Department, and Masters in Rhetoric & Composition Program
  • Provide reference and instruction online and in person
  • Acting Systems Librarian

October 2011 – April 2014

University of Houston-Downtown – W.I. Dykes Library

Job Title: Systems Librarian
Responsibilities:

  • Maintain library computer labs and staff workstations
  • Liaison to University Information Technology Department
  • Member of Academic Technology Committee, OPAC Usability Group, Usability & Assessment Team, High Impact Practices Team, and Archives Exploratory Group
  • Liaison to Computer Science Department and Computer Information Systems Department
  • Provide reference and instruction online and in person

February 2009 – October 2011

University of Houston Libraries – Collections & Research Support

Job Title: Program Coordinator 2
Responsibilities:

  • Provide training and technical support on various aspects of the collection development process, including the use of Serial Solutions 360, Millennium ILS, and YBP GOBI
  • Compile and assist in the analysis of various usage statistics for librarians
  • Develop and Maintain the Collections & Research Support intranet website
  • Member of the Collection Management Committee & Database Usage Team

November 2007 – February 2009

University of Houston Libraries – Reference & Instructional Services

Job Title: Library Specialist
Responsibilities:

  • Maintain library reference collection
  • Assist librarians in processing and weeding of library materials
  • Create instructional materials for distribution at reference desk
  • Compile and analyze reference desk statistics
  • Member of the Reference Collection Development Team

October 2004 – November 2007

Houston Public Library – Houston Metropolitan Research Center

Job Title: Library Service Specialist
Responsibilities:

  • Maintain Texas State Documents Collection
  • Create finding aids for archival collections
  • Perform archival preservation on materials
  • Provide reference via email, phone, chat, and in person

April 2004 – October 2004

Montgomery College Library

Job Title: Circulation Assistant
Responsibilities:

  • Perform all functions of the circulation desk including checking in/out books, collecting fines from patrons, and shelving books
  • Provide reference via phone and in person
  • Process interlibrary loan request for materials

September 2000 – September 2006

United States Army Reserves – Southwest Information Operations Command

Job Title: 74B – Information Systems / SPC
Responsibilities:

  • Install and maintain Windows, Linux, and Unix systems, Cisco Routers and Firewalls
  • Aid in the design and implementation of Ethernet Networks
  • Administrate Unix Servers

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