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Deidre Scott

479-926-6289
Dscott.lib@gmail.com

Education
University of Oklahoma – Norman
Masters in Library and Information Science
Expected Graduation: December 2018

University Of Arkansas – Fort Smith


Bachelor of Arts in Theatre
December of 2016

Employment History

Central Arkansas Library System-Fletcher March 5, 2018 – Present Day


Youth Programmer|823 N Buchanan St Maumelle, AR
 Planning, creating, and implementing in-branch and outreach programs for babies, children,
tweens and families
 Plan, promote and present summer reading programs based on the theme provided by the
Arkansas State Library for 6 to 8 weeks in length
 Have experience with children’s and teen literature and entertainment materials
 Have experience with digital devices and resources, and ability to do instructional assistances
with excellent communication and customer service skills
 Creating displays
 Designing printed and digital promotional materials for approval
 Working the public service desk, answering patron questions, information searching, and
shelving
 Scheduling and renting out each of the three community rooms available to the public

Alma Public Library May 2015- March 2018


Youth Services Librarian|624 Fayetteville Ave Alma, AR
 Plan, promote and present a theme based program of stories, songs, poetry and activities
appropriate for the teens and children in the Branch Library, Head Start Programs, some ABC
programs and area schools as assigned by Branch
 Design and distribute promotional items; Provide copies of planned, detailed programs to
Branch Director and Secretary by established media deadlines
 Plan, promote and present summer reading programs based on the theme provided by the
Arkansas State Library for 6 to 8 weeks in length
 Attend the State Summer Program Workshop in March of each year and other related
workshops as they become available
 Serve as a consultant to other Branch librarians on children’s and teen programming
 Keep statistics on attendance, et cetera, of children’s and teen programs and a monthly budget
 Assist with collection development
 Have experience with children and youth library programming and relate to children and teens
 Must be able to lift 50 lbs and have full range of motion
 Good communications and interpersonal skills with staff and patrons
 Computer and instructional experience
 A high school diploma is required, college degree and library experience preferred
Colton’s Steak House November 2015 – Present Day
Key Manager| 33 Access Rd Van Buren, AR

 Supervising the waiting staff and insuring that all staff do their duties accordingly
 Training new employees
 Assisting customers with store and product complaints
 Achieving high sales percentage with value-focused customer service approach

Cooper Clinic July 2014 – December 2014


Radiology Scheduling| 6801 Rogers Ave Fort Smith, AR

 Under the supervision of the Technical Manager/Assistant Technical Manager


 Provides supervision to clerical and scheduling staff in the department
 Ensures that policies and procedures are followed
 Coordinates clinic activities between clerks, doctors, nurses, schedulers, and technologists

Achievements
Ambassador of the Alma Area Chamber of Commerce 2017
Dean’s List 2015-2017
Member of the American Library Association 2015-2017
Member of the Arkansas Library Association 2015-2017
Member of the Young Adult Library Services Association 2015-2017
Turning the Page Library Online Certification 2016
Senior Theatre Therapy Instructor 2015-2016
Drama Club Officer: Membership 2015-2016
Chi Alpha Officer: Vice President 2012
Arkansas Scholar 2010
Mu Alpha Theta 2009-2010
Environmental and Spatial Technology Lab 2007-2010

Skills
 Computer
Microsoft Outlook, Access, Excel, Explorer, PowerPoint, Word, Adobe Photoshop,
CBS, EZ Teller, Vision Archive, IDX, 3 Environmental and Spatial Technology classes, Bibz,
Worldcat, KDL database, TLC Library Solution: LS2 Staff, LS2 PAC, Cataloging, and
Experience with a variety of robots and Coding tools
 Interpersonal & Communication Skills
Great customer service skills with years of experience, Capable of dealing with large amounts of
cash/Mathematic skills, Extensive time working as a team member or project leader, Planning
and Promoting, Collaboration with community and schools, weeding and updating collections,
Assistance in acquisitions, readers advisory, reference questions, and Community Outreach.

References
Tammy Watts, Adult Programming Librarian, Alma Public Library
(479)276-0232 dragonflyy72@yahoocom
Bryan Huff, Executive Director, Alma Area Chamber of Commerce
(479)629-5154 almachamber@gmailcom
Donita Patterson, Library Media Specialist, Sugar Creek Elementary
(479)461-9855 dopatterson@bentonvillek12org