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Emma Rose

2505 Old Concord rd. Salisbury, NC 28146

704-267-7308

Imemma206@yahoo.com

Experience
Library Associate 1

Rowan Public Library

East Branch

Apr., 2014 - Current

Childrens Services Dept.

Rockwell, NC

In this position I completed a variety of tasks such as


Planning and implementing a weekly art program for children Pre-K - 5th grade in which I collaborated
with artists and other community members to enhance the experience and education of the students.
I effectively ran the circulation desk
I exercised my collection management skills by shelf-reading, weeding, displaying, repairing and
updating items while keeping careful records of each task
I created promotional media graphics for programs at my branch as well as for programs in the library
system at other branches
I assisted in the creation of the Rowan Public Library's first media/social media plan and policy
I redecorated and updated the children's room and teen area of the East Branch Library

Library Associate 1
Sept., 2011 May 2014

Rowan Public Library

Head Quarters

History and Genealogy Dept.

Salisbury, NC

I worked in the Edith M. Clark history room of the Rowan Public Library under Gretchen Witt. I carried out the
following responsibilities
Aid patrons in utilizing genealogical material and sources in a variety of formats (MicroFilm, VHS,
DVD, Slides, Internet databases and other mediums)
Index and organize material for optimal retrieval by coworkers and patrons
Implement display case projects with interesting themes and educational value

Library Page
Aug., 2008 Sept., 2011

South Rowan Regional

Page

China Grove, NC

Shelved and organized books and other library materials


Assisted patrons in finding the materials they were looking for
Occasionally filled in at the circulation desk as needed
Pulled books when necessary for the purposes of weeding, cataloging and/or pulling holds

Server

Longhorn Steakhouse

Apr., 2011 Apr., 2015

Rowan Public Library

Salisbury, NC

Server Assistant/Server

Work with respect, flexibility and integrity in high stress situations


Display a high degree of customer service and enthusiasm toward guests
Work in a team setting, helping coworkers, managers, and guests without hesitation

Education
Masters of Library and Information Studies

The University of North Carolina at Greensboro

Aug., 2014 - Dec., 2015

Graduate School of Education

Through this program I have learned key aspects of being a productive librarian such as:
The importance of staying aware of emerging technologies, software, online resources and social media
trends
Collection Management; cataloging, organization, creating metadata, methods for effective retrieval of
items/information
Management and leadership skills to utilize within a library setting
Production of Media and Promotional materials for library resources and events
I graduated with a 4.0 GPA

Bachelors of Psychology

The University of North Carolina at Greensboro

Jan., 2012 - May, 2014

College of Arts and Sciences

The highlights of my experiences in the psychology department which have carried over to make me a more
effective librarian are the following courses in which I was lucky enough to have taken:
Developmental Psychology course which emphasized the development of Childrens behaviors, brain
functioning and in which ways they can learn most successfully
Social Work basics which taught how to interact with the general public in a way that shows respect,
empathy, understanding and a desire to help.
Educational Foundations which taught the history of education, how to treat children with a high degree
of esteem, patience and understanding regardless of race, gender, culture, and/or ability.
I graduated with a 3.57 GPA

Associates of Arts

Rowan-Cabarrus Community Collage

Aug., 2008 - Dec., 2011

Additional Skills

Computer/Web: Proficient with MS Word, Excel, Publisher and PowerPoint, able to type quickly and
accurately (70+ WPM), knowledgeable of the latest trends in popular software applications and social media
platforms.
Organization: self-motivated to keep appropriate records and a clean work space, able to outline appropriate
personal, professional and academic goals and meet them quickly and efficiently.
Teamwork: Able to converse positively and effectively with coworkers and management to share ideas,
able to adapt in a dynamic situations, flexible and open to learn new projects, technology, and
procedures.
Public Speaking: Able to give presentations to both intimate and large groups, willing to perform,
instruct and/or mediate programs for the public

Service Learning/Volunteer Work


2015

Lee St. Theatre

704-310-5507

Salisbury, NC

2014

Rowan Helping Ministries

704-637-6838

Salisbury, NC

2013

Habitat for Humanity

704-642-6292

Salisbury, NC

2013

Saving Grace Farm

704-637-2216

Salisbury, NC