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RESUME 2015 revised 5-12

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RESUME 2015 revised 5-12

  1. 1. Resume of Jan Chapman Page 1 Jan Chapman 3526 Longwood Drive Medina, OH 44256 (330) 858-4009 E-mail: janchief99@gmail.com SUMMARY OF QUALIFICATIONS  Over 16 years experience as young adult/teen librarian, serving school-age children and teens. Currently employed at Cuyahoga County Public Library  16 years experience mentoring highly successful teen library groups  Leadership roles in CCPL and professional organizations which include: o Active Member of Reconnect with Reading Committee o Named a Library Lion, July 2010 http://tinyurl.com/6u8d4mb o Currently serving on YALS Editorial Committee (2013-2015) o Member YALSA Mentoring Taskforce 2014 o Member YALSA 2011 Michael Printz Award Committee o Member YALSA 2008 Outstanding Books For the College Bound Committee o Member ALA YALSA Legislative Committee 2007 o 2006 Coordinator of Ohio Library Council Young Adult Services Division o 2006 CCPL Summer Reading Committee  Published in VOYA and other library science publications  Maintain excellent partnership with school and community  Public speaking experience as a booktalker in schools and presenter for OLC conferences
  2. 2. Resume of Jan Chapman Page 2 PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE: PSL-I TEEN 8/20/2007 – Present Strongsville Branch Library, Cuyahoga County Public Library Duties include:  Head of Teen Department reporting to the Branch Manager.  Co-Supervisor of Page Department. Responsibilities include daily supervision of 7 pages. Also responsible for all page schedules and timecards.  Providing reference and readers’ advisory to public, with emphasis on services to teens, which includes active participation in both What to Read Live on-line readers’ advisory services.  Maintaining Teen collection for branch.  Coordinating outreach service with local school system and community, including book discussion groups, summer reading club and other programming.  Developing and maintaining programming for teens, which includes two teen volunteer groups: Just 4 U Student Friends and High School Volunteers.  Partnering with Adult and Children’s Departments to develop collaborative intergenerational programming.  Planning and participating in system-wide CCPL initiatives, including Reconnect With Reading, Health and Wellness Committee, Genre Fair, Choose to Read, Generation Next and Gaming in the Library. I have also served as a mentor for two practicum students and am currently mentoring a fellow teen librarian. PSL-I TEEN 10/04/2004 – 08/20/2007 Olmsted Falls Branch Library, Cuyahoga County Public Library Duties include:  Providing reference and readers’ advisory to public, with emphasis on services to teens.  Developing and maintaining teen collection for branch.  Developing and maintaining music collection (adult and teen) for branch.  Supervisor of Page Department. Responsibilities include scheduling, hiring, and supervising pages.  Coordinating outreach service with local school system and community, including booktalks, summer reading club, and other programs.  Developing and maintaining programming for teens, which includes two active teen groups: Olmsted Falls Teen Advisory Board and Olmsted Falls Teen High School Discussion Group.  Partnering with Adult and Children’s Department to develop intergenerational programming, including programming for “tweens.”  Planning and participating in system wide CCPL initiatives, including World War I series, Pass the Book reading program, and Tim O’Brien author visit.
  3. 3. Resume of Jan Chapman Page 3 YOUTH LIBRARIAN 07/1999 - 10/2004 Norton Branch Library, Akron-Summit County Public Library Duties included:  Supervising staff as needed in absence of branch manager.  Providing reference and readers’ advisory to public, with emphasis on services to teens.  Developing and implementing collection development and programming for teens.  Coordinating outreach service with local school system and community, including booktalks, summer reading club, and other programs.  Developing and maintaining active Teen Advisory Board.  Partnering with children’s librarian to plan joint youth programs and collection development. LIBRARY ASSISTANT III 1994-1996 Billerica Public Library, Billerica, MA  Duties included: Routine circulation and tech services tasks. VOCATIONAL DISABILITY EXAMINER 1980-1983 Social Security Disability, Boston, MA  Duties included: interviewing applicants for both initial and reconsideration levels, reading and researching client records, and writing detailed reports explaining decision to applicant. SENIOR INTAKE WORKER 1976-1979 Consolidated Industries, Syracuse, NY A sheltered workshop for the disabled.  Duties included: interviewing potential clients, coordinating and directing new client meetings, reviewing and interpreting client records, and writing intake reports. EDUCATION: MLS, Kent State University, 1999. BA English Literature, SUNY at Plattsburgh, Plattsburgh NY, 1976  Who's Who in American Colleges and Universities, 1976  Member Beta Phi Mu, International Library and Information Studies Honor Society PROFESSIONAL ORGANIZATIONS: Current member of:  American Library Association and YALSA division
  4. 4. Resume of Jan Chapman Page 4 PUBLICATIONS:  Regular book reviewer for VOYA magazine for past 13 years.  Online reviewer for Alan Review.  “YALSA and Best Buy Partnership Brings Digital Literacy to Teens,” Young Adult Library Services, Vol. 12, No. 3, Spring 2014.  “All Hail the Printz!” VOYA, August 2012.  “Undead and Loving It: Supernatural Romance from Beyond the Grave,” VOYA, October 2009.  “Native American Religious Traditions,” VOYA, February, 2007.  “Native American Religious Traditions Update,” VOYA, October 2010  “The Care and Feeding of a Teen Advisory Board,” VOYA, February, 2003, also reprinted in Library Teen Advisory Groups, Diane Tuccillo, Scarecrow Press, 2004.  “Teen Art Show” program included in 101+More Teen Programs That Work, Rosemary Honnold, Neal-Schuman Publishers, Inc, 2005.  “College Information on the Web” program included in The Youth Cybrarian’s Guide to Developing Instructional, Curriculum-Related, Summer Reading, and Recreational Programs, Lisa Champelli, Neal- Schuman Publishers, Inc, 2002.  “International Dessert Night” program cited in CAMLS Online YA Programming Guide, Young Adult Services Division.  OLC Young Adult Services Division electronic newsletter articles.  Poetry published in Penwood Review, Kalliope, and Aurora Review. 2008 Akron Art Museum Poetry Contest winner. OTHER PROFESSIONAL ACTIVITIES:  2013-2015 YALS Editorial Board  2011 YALSA Michael Printz Award Committee member  2008 YALSA Outstanding Books for the College Bound member  2007 YALSA Legislative Committee.  2006 Coordinator OLC YASD Action Council (2004-2007 term). In that role, I oversaw the creation of the James Cook Book Award.  Presented College Search program at OLC conference: Imagination + Internet =Success: Winning Formulas for Ohio’s Libraries, October 5, 2000.  Presented If You Feed Them, They Will Come: Nurturing Teen Advisory Boards at OLC North Chapter Conference, April 7, 2004.  Co-presenter of Teen Rights in the Library program at OLC 2005 Annual Conference.

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