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Peter Johnson

Education Library Experience

May 2014 January 2016 Present
Master of Arts Research Services Assistant
Library and Information Science Greenlease Library Rockhurst University | Kansas City, MO
University of Missouri
Opening and closing library front services desk and building
May 2012 Checking out materials and managing patron accounts
Supervising circulation student assistants
Bachelor of Arts
Supporting patrons in reference research inquires in-person and online
History, English Minor Creating library displays and assisting with other projects as needed
Truman State University
October 2012 July 2014
Core Skills Library Information Specialist
Ellis Library University of Missouri | Columbia, MO
Staffed circulation desk and performed functions such as material
checkout, MOBIUS sorting and
Microsoft Office
Provided patrons with basic informational and directional assistance
Millenium ILS and Sierra ILS
Trained and supervised a dozen access services student assistants
Library H3lp
Circulation desk duties
Popular Social Media Platforms January May 2014
Windows Movie Maker Graduate Teaching Assistant (Instruction and Reference)
Audacity Ellis Library University of Missouri | Columbia, MO

Classification Systems Taught information literacy elective course within Education

Dewey Decimal Developed online video and in-person presentation marketing
Library of Congress material to advertise course
Provided tutoring services to students taking into account a variety of
learning styles and ability levels
Staffed library reference desk and answered face-to-face, phone, and
online reference questions
Participated in ongoing library staff professional development
Dubin Core
January May 2014
Library Practicum Student
Stafford Library Columbia College | Columbia, MO

Staffed reference and circulation desks for in-person and distance

learning patrons
Created new library digitization policy for organization, preservation
and storage of archival materials
Scanned archival material and assigned Dublin Core metadata
Peter Johnson
Leadership Library Experience
2014 2015 November 2008 May 2012
Member Circulation Student Assistant
Committee on Legislation, Sub- Pickler Memorial Library Truman State University | Kirksville, MO
committee on E-government
Services Circulation duties including checking out books and technology such
American Library Association as laptops to patrons
Assisted patrons on using technology available for checkout
Brainstormed ideas for ALA Provided stacks maintenance counted use and pulled books placed
Conference webinars on hold
Helped close library during night shifts
2013 2014
Vice-President Publications and Presentations
Library Information Science
Graduate Student Association
Johnson, Peter. Motivating Student Employees: What Circulation Workers
Want From Their Supervisors. Brick and Click Libraries:
University of Missouri
Proceedings of an Academic Library Symposium (13th Annual,
Maryville, Missouri, November 1, 2013)
Served on LISGSA conference
planning committees Brick and Click Academic Symposium 2013. Motivating Student Employees:
Coordinated guest speaker What Circulation Workers Want From Their Supervisors. November
(Steven Potter, Director Mid- 1, 2013
Continent Public Library and
Courtney Young, ALA Nebraska Library Association/Nebraska School Librarians Association
President) special and Conference 2013. Inspiring Student Employees and Non-
conference events professional Staff to do Great Work. with Dr. Jenny Bossaller and
Served as liaison to represent Annette Parde. October 10-12, 2013
group at LIS faculty meetings
and provided input on issues Missouri Library Association Annual Conference 2013. Managing Morale:
affecting students What Student Employees Want From Their Supervisors. October 3-
4, 2013

The Future of Librarianship: 2013 LISGSA Conference. Motivation and

Circulation - Student Employees and Connecting with Supervisor.
April 27, 2013

Volunteer Experience
December 2015 March 2016
Workforce Development Volunteer
Catholic Charities of Kansas City-St. Joseph | Kansas City, MO

Assisted clients with resume preparation and online job searching

Helped lead interview workshop for clients
Provided one-on-one practice interview sessions with clients