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  • 1. Seth Allen 724 Mystic Trail, Apt. 206 Chattanooga, TN 37415 336- 517-4414 sethallen26@gmail.com Education Graduate Certificate in Educational Media Appalachian State University, Boone, NC, 2015 (Expected) Graduate Certificate in Sociology Appalachian State University, Boone, NC, 2011 MLIS, Library & Information Studies www.sethwallen.com Academic Libraries Concentration www.linkedin.com/in/sethwallen/ University of North Carolina at Greensboro, Greensboro, NC, 2009 BA, Spanish/Sociology Wingate University, Wingate, NC, 2005 Professional Experience AGS Outreach Librarian Bryan College, Dayton, TN, 2013-Present    Coordinate outreach to online and graduate students and faculty in the Adult & Graduate Studies (AGS) department Develop subject guides for each discipline and narrate video tutorials for library databases and research skills Maintain all library web pages and look for ways to enhance pages using widget and Library 2.0 technologies Director of Library Services Carolina Graduate School of Divinity, Greensboro, NC, 2012-2013    Manage all public and technical services for a graduate seminary; cataloging, website maintenance, training and supervision of volunteers Implement a cloud-based integrated library system (ILS) for cataloging and circulating library resources and digitize school’s thesis collection Offer research instruction sessions and communicate library updates to board of trustees as needed
  • 2. Head Librarian New Life Theological Seminary, Charlotte, NC, 2010-2012     Oversee the management of all library services; cataloging, reference, budgeting and organizational planning Built new website, upgraded ILS system, and narrated video tutorials to assist students with online library resources Coordinate instruction for first-year students Steered a library services sub-committee for re-accreditation with TRACS; ensured that all committee members understood the nature of library services and their impact on accreditation standard compliance Library Assistant I Charlotte-Mecklenburg Public Library, Charlotte, NC, 2006-2010    Lend and shelve library materials Assist patrons with accessing print and electronic resources Assist Spanish-speaking patrons as needed Courses Taught SOC 210: Introduction to Sociology; SOC 220: Social Problems Montgomery Community College, Troy, NC, 2013-Present SOC 220: Social Problems Cleveland Community College, Shelby, NC, Spring 2013 GS 130: Introduction to Sociology New Life Theological Seminary, Charlotte, NC, Summer, Fall 2012 Co-Instructor, GS 130: New Student Seminar New Life Theological Seminary, Charlotte, NC, 2010-2012 Presentations “The Impact of Social Media in the Classroom” Presenter, North Carolina Community Sociology and Psychology Association, Greensboro, NC, November 2013
  • 3. “Creating Stunning Infographics for Your Library” Presenter, Appalachian College Association Summit, Knoxville, TN, October 2013 “Using Google Sites to Create Library Research Guides” Presenter, Association of Christian Librarians Annual Conference, San Diego, CA, June 2013 “Defending the Value of the Academic Library: Proving Our Worth In The ‘Age Of Outcomes’” Presenter, Atlanta Area Bibliographic Instruction Group, Atlanta, GA, May 2013 “Using Screen Cast-O-Matic for 21st Century Library Instruction” Presenter, Metrolina Library Association Instructional Technology Summit Charlotte-Mecklenburg Public Library, Charlotte, NC, April 2012 “Keeping the Résumé Fresh: Recent Alums Talk About Their Job Search” Panelist, Library and Information Studies Student Career Day UNC-Greensboro, Greensboro, NC, March 2011 “Life Chances and Life Choices: Intersections of Acculturation and Stratification Among Union County, NC Mexicans” Presenter, 19th Annual Undergraduate Research Conference Washington and Lee University, Lexington, VA, May 2005 Publications Allen, S. (2014) Towards a Conceptual Model of Academic Libraries’ Role in Student Retention. The Christian Librarian. To be published in the Fall 2014 issue.
  • 4. Volunteer Service Associate Editor The Christian Librarian, 2014-Present Website Designer Atlanta Area Bibliographic Instruction Group (AABIG), Atlanta, GA, 2013 Website Designer and Webmaster Anglican Church of the Redeemer, Chattanooga, TN, 2013-Present Distance Education Student Advisory Committee Appalachian State University, Boone, NC, 2013-Present Website Site Creator, Tech Tips for Educators Educational technology tools site (www.teachingtech.org) Webmaster, Conference Planning Committee Member North Carolina Community College Sociology and Psychology Association, 2012-2013 Webmaster, Conference Planning Committee Member Metrolina Library Association, Charlotte, NC, 2011-2012 Video Producer, Weekly Chapel and Special Events New Life Theological Seminary, Charlotte, NC, 2010-2012 Memberships Association of College and Research Libraries Sociology & Anthropology Roundtable, Distance Library Services Roundtable Appalachian College Association North Carolina Community College Sociology and Psychology Association Association of Christian Librarians Atlanta Area Bibliographic Instruction Group (AABIG) Chattanooga Area Library Association
  • 5. Languages Spanish Ability to read and speak with high proficiency, can write with moderate proficiency Skills Web Design, Blogging, and Content Management Tools Dreamweaver, Wordpress, 1 & Website Builder, Google Sites, Weebly, Blogger, ModX, FileZilla, proficient in HTML Presentation and Instructional Technology Tools Screen Cast-o-Matic, Slideshare, Scribd, Prezi, PowerPoint, Google Apps for Educators, GoAnimate Learning Management & Integrated Library Systems Populi, Library World, Shibboleth, Sierra, Moodle, Voyager, Destiny, certified in Blackboard 9.1 for Educators (August 2012) Cataloging Tools Marcedit, Worldcat, Library of Congress OPAC, Web Dewey Survey Tools Survey Monkey, Qualtrics, Wufoo Library 2.0 and Social Media Technologies Shelfari, Library Thing, Goodreads, Delicious, Facebook, Twitter, Linkedin, Pinterest, Youtube Video Manager, Vimeo Video Manager Teaching and Public Speaking Sociology, Information Literacy and Research, Citation Management Management of Library and Academic Support Services www.sethwallen.com www.linkedin.com/in/sethwallen/