Experience

I’ve worked in  a variety of government, corporate, not-for-profit, and academic environments in both Management and Team Member roles. I always enjoy a challenge and thrive in service-oriented environments. Below are just a few of my related career experiences.

Library & Information Management

INFORMATION SPECIALIST
Agriculture & Agri-Food Canada | Saskatoon, SK | April 2016 – Present

  • Located in London Ontario from April 2016 – September 2016
  • Lead virtual and in-person instructional sessions for clients on various topics including library services, information management software, database interface/features, and search strategies
  • Responsible for creating in-depth literature searches, current awareness alerts, and industry profiles
  • Collaborate with colleagues and lead task teams and working groups related to a wide array of library projects
  • Work with emerging technologies to create and update web content and eLearning resources
FSWEP LIBRARIAN
Agriculture & Agri-Food Canada | London, ON | April 2015 – April 2016

  • Lead virtual and in-person instructional sessions for clients on various topics including library services, information management software, database interface/features, and search strategies
  • Responsible for creating in-depth literature searches, current awareness alerts, and industry profiles

TEAM LEAD (SPECIAL COLLECTIONS)
The Congregation of the Sisters of St. Joseph | London, ON | May 2016 – Sept. 2016

  • Lead a team of students accessioning, preserving, and describing physical and textual records Under the supervision of the Congregation of the Sisters of St. Joseph in Canada’s head archivist
  • Develop description practices that align with CHIN standards
  • Create and maintain database to store artefact descriptions

ARCHIVES PRACTICUM STUDENT
The Congregation of the Sisters of St. Joseph | London, ON | Jan. 2015 – Aug. 2015

  • Preserved, arranged, and described records using content standards (RAD and RDA) and entered descriptions in Archeion
  • Conducted archival research in support of a publication on historical sites
  • Attended skill building webinars hosted by the Society of American Archivists on topics including managing digital records and metadata

Customer Service Management

ASSISTANT MANGER & SOCIAL MEDIA COORDINATOR
Rainbow Cinemas London| London, ON | Aug. 2012 – April 2015

  • Managed staff while ensuring a fun and safe guest experience for our patrons
  • Responsible for online marketing and in-theatre promotional events and partnerships with local businesses and charities
  • Regularly performed end of the night inventory count, bank deposits, daily performance and cash reports
  • Interviewed prospective employees and trained new supervisors

SUPERVISOR
Rainbow Cinemas London| London, ON | Feb. 2008 – Aug. 2012

  • Ensured a great guest experience for our patrons by assisting them at box office and concession
  • Responsible for training new staff on safety protocols and procedures and assessing workplace hazards

Volunteer & Not-For Profit

MENTOR
Big Brothers and Big Sisters of London and Area| London, ON | Aug. 2010 – Aug. 2014

  • One-on-one mentor to a thirteen year old girl spending 3-4 hours a week with her
  • Responsible for creating fun and engaging outings that combine educational opportunities with personal Interests
  • Interact on a regular basis with both parents and case workers to maintain an organized schedule
  • Participate in fundraisers and charity events to help raise money for the organization

GED TUTOR
Big Brothers and Big Sisters of London and Area| London, ON | May. 2013 – Jan. 2013

  • Worked with students on a one-to-one basis and in groups teaching the basics of secondary level essay writing
  • Produced grammar and style guideline sheets for instructors to use as tools when teaching basic writing

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