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ALLISON PHILLIPS

2058 W Foster Ave, Chicago, Illinois 60625 | H: (614) 353-1122 | allisonphi@gmail.com


Professional Summary
Public librarian passionate about service and advocacy.
Relevant Professional Experience
Instruction Intern
08/2014 to 05/2015
Dominican University
River Forest, IL
Created lesson plans and instructional materials for technology and information literacy education.
Presented workshops and webinars.
Provided reference services for students and instructors.
Community Engagement Associate
Lincolnwood Public Library District
Provided reference and readers' advisory services to a diverse community.
Planned and staffed library programs.
Analyzed patron feedback and demographic data.
Designed and created library marketing materials for promotion using social media.

05/2014 to Current
Lincolnwood, IL

Schools Liaison
Facets Multimedia
Coordinated communication with local schools to arrange educational programs.
Hosted presentations for students of all ages.
Maintained an extensive database of schools and community organizations.

02/2013 to 12/2013
Chicago, IL

High School English Teacher and Project Manager


KAPPA International High School
Taught English classes to grades 8-12.
Counseled high school students in the college application process.
Organized research, application, and fundraising activities.
Coordinated field trips and college events.

08/2007 to 08/2011
New York, NY

Education
MLIS: Youth Services
Dominican University
GPA: 4.0

2015
River Forest, IL

M.Ed.: Education
Pace University
GPA: 3.9

2009
New York, NY

Bachelor of Arts: English


Oberlin College
GPA: 3.46

2007
Oberlin, OH

Professional Affiliations
Beta Phi Mu (International Library and Information Studies Honor Society)
ALA
ILA
New York City Teaching Fellow (Cohort 17)

Interests
Books to Women in Prison volunteer
PAWS volunteer
Yoga Nepal 2011 Participant
Published in inaugural issue of INKunabula, an open access journal edited by Dominican University Library and
Information Science Student Association: https://inkunabulalissa.wordpress.com/2015/09/
Core Qualifications
Operation Systems: Windows, Mac OS X, Linux
Text & Database: Google Drive, Microsoft Word,
Excel, PowerPoint, Zotero, Prezi
Image & Multimedia: Adobe Photoshop, InDesign,
Illustrator, Microsoft Publisher, LibraryAware
Web Development: Wordpress, Blogger, Wikis,
Weebly

Library Systems: SirsiDynix Enterprise


Readers' Advisory: NoveList, Goodreads, WorldCat
Genres
Digital Library: Hoopla, Overdrive (MyMediaMall),
Flipster Magazines
Social Media: Facebook, Twitter, Tumblr, Pinterest,
Instagram, NextDoor, Snapchat
Instructional Devices: Blackboard, Canvas

Languages
English (native), German (intermediate), Spanish (basic), French (basic)