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Teresa A.

Howard
1102 E Wabash St., Converse, IN 46919 (765) 513-0727 tahoward72@gmail.com
SUMMARY OF QUALIFICATIONS
Excellent customer service skills, organized, self-starter, and various library skills, including:
organized books by Dewey decimal, familiar with book re-shelving, shelf-reading, copy cataloging,
processing new materials, and processing new magazine arrivals.

SPECIAL SKILLS
Library Knowledge Computer Knowledge
Dewey Decimal Microsoft Word
OPAC (Sierra, Encore) Microsoft PowerPoint
Databases (e.g.-World Cat) Microsoft Publisher
Cataloging programs: Connexion, Microsoft Excel
MARC Editor, BarTender

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE
Kokomo Howard County Public Library, Kokomo, IN May 2016-present
Processing Clerk
Process new materials including: apply protective jackets/Kapco, apply proper
labeling and stamping, and enter information to bib record if necessary
Process reordered/replacement materials including: check bib record for accuracy
(transfer records if necessary), add information to bib record if necessary, print spine labels,
apply protective jackets/Kapco, apply proper labeling and stamping, and place holds on old
materials to be withdrawn (if necessary)
Member of library staff association board: attend monthly meetings, help plan pick-
me-ups for staff, assist with planning staff association fund raiser, help choose employee of
the month, in charge of sending out birthday (and other occasions; sympathy, get well,
congratulations) cards to staff

Kokomo Howard County Public Library, Kokomo, IN April 2014-May 2016


Childrens Department Clerk
Processed new books; scan, check bibliographic record for errors, check spine label
for errors, put on appropriate shelf when finished
Assisted patrons with questions, help patrons find books and information, or place
holds on requested materials
Shelf read (make sure books are in proper order), straighten books on shelves,
redesigned signs for end of bookcases/shelves that tell location of particular book (ex: picture
books, easy readers, etc.), changed out bulletin board theme each month

YMCA, Peru, IN Aug. 2011-March 2013


Before/After School On-Site Coordinator
Monitored/organized activities of school age children in a before/after school care
program
Provided nutritious snacks
Overseen homework time
Monitored outdoor and gym playtime
Teresa A. Howard
1102 E Wabash St, Converse, IN 46919 (765) 513-0727 tahoward72@gmail.com
Salin Bank and Trust, Logansport, IN
Part Time Teller Nov. 2010-July 2011
Assisted with processing night deposits
Performed banking transactions for customers
Counted and balanced money at end of day
Assisted customers with banking questions
Sonshine Child Development Center, Johnson City, TN Aug. 2009- Sept. 2010
Kitchen Assistant
Helped prepare food for 150 children
Responsible for keeping kitchen clean and up to code
Assisted with menu planning, restocked/organized pantry

Noahs Ark Play Care, Johnson City, TN Sept. 2006- Jan. 2008
Child Care Senior Staff
Monitored activities of children, ages 6 weeks to 12 years old, in groups of up to 20
Performed monetary transactions with customers on a daily/weekly basis
Verified security of cash and premises upon closing

Revco/CVS Pharmacy, Johnson City, TN Aug. 2003-Dec. 2006


Bristol, Knoxville, TN; Abingdon, VA Feb. 1995-May 200
Shift Supervisor
Performed opening/closing responsibilities daily
Compiled/completed bank deposits
Processed and verified weekly payroll for up to 15 employees
Assisted customers with merchandise and purchases
Verified accuracy of inventory by vendor, ordered merchandise
Operated computerized equipment necessary for maintaining invoices/store
operations
Assisted with restocking products, managing merchandising, training new personnel

EDUCATION & TRAINING


Ivy Tech Community College, Indianapolis, IN Graduated: Dec 2015
Associate of Science in Library Technical Service GPA: 3.51
-Concentration in Childrens Studies
Certificate in Indiana Public Librarian

Inducted into Phi Theta Kappa (Honor Society) Feb. 2013

VOLUNTEER/INTERNSHIP EXPERIENCE
Kokomo Howard Country Public Library January-May 2015
Processed replacement books; printed labels
Copy cataloged various genres of books, including; picture, board books, easy
readers, middle readers, juvenile non-fiction, juvenile fiction, and series

Kokomo Howard County Public Library Sept.-Nov. 2013


Learned book repair process; fixed torn pages, glued unattached spines of books
Replaced worn out and broken disk cases, recovered book jackets with protective
covering

Teresa A. Howard
1102 E Wabash St, Converse, IN 46919 (765) 513-0727 tahoward72@gmail.com
Walton-Tipton County Public Library, Walton, IN June-Sept 2013
Assisted in the re-shelving of books June-July 2012
Cataloged new arrivals
Helped patrons check-in/check-out materials

Maconaquah Elementary-Media Center, Bunker Hill, IN May 2012


Assisted with organizing books, by Dewey decimal system, in preparation for
inventory