Resume

EXPERIENCE

Director of Human Resources
Ballotpedia – Madison, WI
July 2015 – Present
Summary: The Director of Human Resources is a representative of the Services department of Ballotpedia (BP). All aspects of the hiring and training of BP staff are the responsibility of the Director of Human Resources.

Director of Human Resources
Ballotpedia – Madison, WI
April 2013 – July 2015
Summary: The Director of Training is a representative of the Administrative and Human Resources branch of the Lucy Burns Institute. All aspects of the training of Lucy Burns Institute staff are the primary responsibility of the Director of Training.
• Served as part of the leadership of the organization, attending management and executive meetings and consulting on organization-wide initiatives • Trained all new employees and those undergoing job transfers that necessitated additional training • Planned and executed annual off-site meeting • Reviewed and implemented HR policies and procedures • Managed the hiring, separations and transitions of all Ballotpedia staff

Judgepedia Assistant Staff Writer
Ballotpedia – Madison, WI
June 2011 – April 2013
• Created new pages and amended and expanded existing pages on the wiki • Participated in a variety of projects across the wiki, including regular news coverage and coverage of judicial elections  • Assisted with the creation and maintenance of category structures and navigational templates, ensuring a user-friendly organization of information

Acknowledgement Administrative Assistant for Stewardship Programs
University of Notre Dame (University Relations) – Notre Dame, IN
August 2012 – April 2013
• Coordinated the acknowledgement process for a variety of upper-level donors • Proposed and implemented changes in the acknowledgement process, increasing efficiency and expanding reporting • Made contributions toward the endowment reporting process, which was undergoing a greenbelt process • Assisted with the execution of Academic Recognition Weekend

Dutton Collection Intern
Indianapolis Museum of Art – Indianapolis, IN
May 2012 – July 2012
• Inventoried Dutton Collection objects, and created collection maps and inventory documents to facilitate future use of the collection • Created and implemented an organizational system for the objects  • Created documents to track the location of objects in the future, as well as policies for collection use • Completed the internship with a proposal for future use of the collections

Branch Library Center Supervisor
Indiana University RPS Libraries – Bloomington, IN
August 2011 – May 2012
• Managed a staff of seven undergraduate and graduate student workers • Performed all collection development duties for the center • Created bi-weekly reports and authorized payroll • Processed new materials coming into the RPS system • Managed budget for the center

Interim Web Manager
Boydell & Brewer Publishers – Rochester, NY
September 2010 – May 2011
• Updated the website for Boydell & Brewer and its primary imprints and partners • Created and distributed monthly web reports • Assisted with the creation and implementation of a new social media plan • Continuously worked with our web development firm to upgrade websites

Career Assistant
University of Notre Dame (Career Center) – Notre Dame, IN
May 2008 – June 2010
• Edited and maintained the Career Center website in the absence of the Marketing Director • Created and distributed marketing materials • Scheduled counselor appointments and answered phone and email inquiries from students and staff • Assisted with the execution of Career Center events, both on a large and small scale • Served as point person for the Notre Dame Washington Program

Research Assistant
University of Notre Dame (Office of Institutional Research) – Notre Dame, IN
May 2009 – June 2009 & May 2010 – June 2010
• Assisted with the input and cleaning of data for Notre Dame’s Future Plans survey, which is voluntarily filled out by graduating seniors and graduate students indicating their post-graduation plans

Educational Resource Library Assistant
Indianapolis Museum of Art – Indianapolis, IN
September 2006 – May 2007
• Created custom conservation boxes for center holdings • Tracked the use of resources within the center

EDUCATION
Indiana University

Master of Library Science
Bloomington, IN
July 2013
GPA: 3.97/4.0

University of Notre Dame
Bachelor of Arts, Art History
Minor: Russian and Eastern European Studies
Notre Dame, IN
May 2010
GPA in Major: 3.7/4.0
Overall GPA: 3.6/4.0

Honors thesis: Power and Piety: The Private Chapels of Prince Vsevolod of Vladimir and King Louis IX of France

SKILLS
Technical: Google Applications (Drive, Calendar, Gmail, and others), Microsoft Office Suite (Excel, PowerPoint, Word, Outlook, Publisher, and Access), SunGard Higher Education’s Advance and Banner Systems, Dreamweaver, Photoshop, CMS tools and blogging platforms, MediaWiki, SirsiDynix WorkFlows; well versed in both Windows and Mac operating systems

Languages: French (Intermediate), Russian (Intermediate), Irish (Beginner)

PROFESSIONAL ORGANIZATIONS & SERVICE

ACADEMIC HONORS & AWARDS

  • Honors in Art History (May 2010)
  • Undergraduate Research Opportunity Program grant recipient (November 2009)
  • Nanovic Institute for European Studies research grant recipient (November 2009)
  • College of Arts & Letters Dean’s List (Spring 2008)
  • Elkhart County Community Scholarship Recipient (Fall 2007)
  • Richard E. Duerr Scholarship Recipient (Fall 2007)
  • Joe and Helen Loughrey Scholarship Recipient (Fall 2007)

PUBLICATIONS
The World at 1200: A Guide to Introductory Sources

Reference and User Services Quarterly
September 26, 2013

EXHIBITIONS
Book as Art & Art as Book

June 22, 2012 – July 5, 2012
The Fine Arts Library, Indiana University-Bloomington

The Artistry of Writing
October 14, 2011 – October 21, 2011
The Lilly Library, Indiana University-Bloomington