Tutor profile: Peter G.
Experienced Librarian, Author, world traveler joins TutorMe
I have been a Librarian for thirty years and am committed to supporting students and seekers of knowledge. Having worked in the Community College and traveled as a consultant across the globe, I have great respect and understanding for individuals from other cultures. I am an excellent researcher and creative teacher. I developed a successful consulting practice that served clients across the country and internationally. I played soccer in a National Junior Championship and was a professional touring and recording musician. Last year I had my...
I have taught in the academic environment both at the undergraduate level and the graduate level. Mostly focused on courses for teachers and Librarians. I have a strong background in Anthropology, History and recently I published a novel so am skilled in creative writing and English. I am a persistent researcher, patient and interactive with information seekers and experienced in answering reference questions. I have an inquiring mind and would enthusiastically engage with clients.
SUNY College at Geneseo
Library and Information Science
1979 - 1980
University at Buffalo
1977 - 1979
Monroe Community College
Liberal Arts & Sciences
1968 - 1969
Global Library Consulting and Genovese Consulting, Library Consultant
2008 - 2020
As a Library Consultant I provided assessment, project management & facilitation, strategic planning, facility development, operational retooling and support for institutions striving to transition to 21st century library/ learning services. As Partner/Principle GLC and in Genovese Consulting, my responsibilities included both coordination of operations, negotiations, and contracts, as well as providing all aspects of presentation, motivation, & consulting services. My client list represents all forms of libraries, in various states in the...
Monroe Community College, Director of Libraries
1988 - 2008
Provided management for two campus libraries and one partnered facility (budget three million dollars, 35 FTE staff, and collection size of 200,000 items, thousands of e-books and databases. Oversaw all areas of library service & facilities (approximately 93,000 NSF) actively participating in Reference and Library Instruction. Served as a member of the Educational Technology Services Executive Management Team for college-wide technology decision-making; represented the college in regional and national consortia.
University of Buffalo Grad School of Library and Information Studies, Lecturer/ Graduate Assistant
1994 - 1996
Lecturer: During the course of Doctoral Studies, I developed and taught two graduate courses over 3 semesters at this comprehensive university of 35,000 students, in the Graduate School of Library and Information Studies (SILS). Courses included: Management of Library and Information Services and Management of Public Libraries.
Henrietta Public Library, New York, Library Director
1986 - 1988
Responsible for the administration of a solar powered, automated public library (GEAC), serving a suburban town of 45,000. Facility: 35,000 NSF, staff size: 27 individuals, Collection: 100,000+ items. Budget management ($650,000) Responsibilities included all areas of operation Oversaw and led extensive programming pre-school to adults. Served regularly on the reference desk. Established numerous new services.
Fairfield County District Library, Ohio, County Library Director
1984 - 1986
As Director, I oversaw an active program of library services to a community of 93,000. Coordinated all operations for a multi-library system: Main Library, 3 branches, Outreach and Bookmobile Services. Advised Board of Trustees. Staff size: 58 individuals, Collection 190,000 items. Budget $1.1 million; Coordinate all programming, developed exhibits, (included two exhibit venues) media and community relations. Served a limited schedule on reference desk.
University of Virginia, Instructional Media Librarian
1980 - 1982
Supervised the distribution of hardware and software; provided non-print reference; coordinated media production services (audio, video, photographic); taught one course per semester . (Media Production for Teachers), facilitated telecourse delivery, served on reference. Supervised 1.5 FTE staff. Special project management, including Event/Festival Coordination, and College Film Series. Initiated and served as the coach for the college soccer team.
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