Tutor profile: Brett R.
20 years of higher education experience and library service.
I am a Library professional, history lecturer, and multimedia producer with more than twenty years of experience as a leader in library science and teaching North Carolina history. I have earned my skills and knowledge through working with the community, county boards, nonprofit organizations and advocating for public services through constant professional and personal development. I seek a position that allows me to continue supporting my community and protecting, archiving, and sharing my love of learning.
Experienced teaching both an online and traditional classroom environment.
North Carolina Central University
Library and Information Science
2007 - 2010
North Carolina Wesleyan College
1994 - 1997
LIRN, ONLINE LIBRARIAN – MULTIMEDIA PRODUCER LIBRARY INFORMATION RESOURCES NETWORK
2019 - 2021
Educated LIRN clients and their students using online research tools, provided expertise and assistance in answering reference questions and conducted online information literacy webinars. Using Camtasia, Photoshop, Adobe Audition, and Adobe Premiere produced and designed online instructional video content to be posted to clients' individual YouTube channels and ensured coverage for reference services in North America and the Caribbean.
SELF-EMPLOYED, LIBRARY DIGITAL CONTENT CREATOR, AND MULTIMEDIA PRODUCER, GRAPHIC ARTIST
2000 - 2021
Imagined, designed, and produced print and digital content for traditional publications and multimedia educational web content productions. Supervised, collaborated, and contributed to storyboarding, scriptwriting, graphic design, logo design, sound engineering, photography, cinematography, post-production engineering, YouTube optimization, and creating graphical marketing pushes. Planned and coordinated SSM advertising to support projects.
WT COX INFORMATION SERVICES, CONTENT MANAGER
2018 - 2019
Managed data integrity and content for the Journal Finder online knowledge base consisting of over 94,000 journals and 470 vendor databases.
MARKETING COORDINATOR, MUSEUM OF COASTAL CAROLINA
2018 - 2018
Developed, executed, and monitored marketing museum programs across a variety of media. Maintained community relationships, observed local tourism trends, helped focus the organization's marketing strategy and planned and scheduled regular marketing to correspond with planned events. Acted as a photographer, created graphic content for brochures using Adobe Creativity Cloud, and coordinated SSM advertising to support projects.
MILLER-MOTTE TECHNICAL COLLEGE, LIBRARY DIRECTOR
2015 - 2018
Coordinated 33 different libraries, maintained an online help desk, managed staff, and managed physical facilities operation and upkeep using library systems and specialist computer applications.
SAMPSON COMMUNITY COLLEGE, LIBRARY DIRECTOR
2014 - 2014
Managed both physical and digital resources of a 3000 Sq Ft library with a computer lab, study rooms, and one employee. Assisted students and community patrons in using print materials, equipment, and technologies by answering questions, offering essential technical assistance, troubleshooting computer problems, navigating the Internet, and locating databases to help students use library resources.
BRUNSWICK COMMUNITY COLLEGE, REFERENCE LIBRARIAN
2008 - 2014
Located materials, answered questions, requested materials through ILL, and referred patrons to outside resources and collections. Provided information services to students—Planned and developed patron continuing education, participation, and community involvement. Instructed online services like NCLIVE, WESTLAW, Science Direct, and other online databases.
BRUNSWICK COMMUNITY COLLEGE, INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY COORDINATOR - WEBMASTER
2000 - 2008
Managed eight campus computer labs, logistical & maintenance upkeep, and planned expansions. Duties as webmaster included planning, construction, graphic development, programming development, publication of college website, and the design of campus print media.
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