EXPERIENCE

Reference Librarian

  • Provide email, chat and in-person reference services, assist patrons with library resources, and guide research inquiries
  • Perform all circulation duties for the branch including locating and checking in/out library materials and processing MOBIUS/ILL items
  • Provide patron support for computer hardware and software issues 
  • Collaborate with other staff to assess, improve, and deliver quality services and materials
  • Record and gather library use and circulation statistics
  • Assist with collection maintenance, including shifting, sorting, shelving, and digital records editing

Jefferson College

Sept 2018 - Present


Library Intern

  • Research and identify free resources and materials available to the public that expand access and enrich the lives of patrons with visual impairments and/or reading disabilities 
  • Design an evaluation tool to assess the accessibility of third-party resources and materials
  • Collaborate with library patrons with visual impairments and/or reading disabilities to evaluate the accessibility of the resources and materials collected during the research process
  • Analyze data collected during the evaluation process
  • Build the framework for a resource guide for distribution to library patrons and other stakeholders

Braille Institute Library

Jan 2018 - May 2018


Academic Library Intern

  • Ensured accuracy of research information through maintenance of research LibGuides for Natural Resources and Sciences librarian by locating and updating links to reflect the migration of library resources to a new library database discovery tool
  • Investigated ways to improve student engagement by building interactive information literacy games and activities on web-based platforms
  • Maximized student engagement through the creation of engaging web-based learning objects by applying appropriate learning theories and design principles

Humboldt State University

Aug 2017 - Dec 2017


EDITOR, MONTHLY UPDATE

Curate all media literacy education information from social media, list serves, and fellow ML organizations and professionals into a monthly newsletter which is disseminated to thousands of professionals and organizations worldwide.

National Association for Media Literacy Education (NAMLE)

New York, NY (Remote)                         2014-Present


OPINION COLUMNIST

  • Disability
  • Special education
  • Media literacy education
  • Inequality and diversity

The ASU State Press

Tempe, AZ (remote)                                 2014


OWNER/PHOTOGRAPHER

Donnell Probst Photography is a full-service wedding and portrait photographer based in St. Louis, Missouri. DPP serves approximately 25-30 couples and numerous families per year. 

Donnell Probst Photography

St. Louis, Missouri                                 2009-2014


REGIONAL COORDINATOR

MPACT is a statewide parent training and information center that serves parents of children with all disabilities. Our primary goal is to assist parents in their effort to effectively advocate for their children's educational rights and services. MPACT staff and volunteers are located throughout Missouri and work with public and private agencies, parent groups, professional organizations and advocacy groups to achieve that goal. 

Missouri Parents ACT (MPACT)

St. Louis, Missouri                                 2009-2010


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