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Objective: Seek the Position of Audio-Visual Collections Specialist
SUMMARY: Remarkably talented Audio-Visual Collections Specialist with over twelve years experience in conferring with teachers in order to select course materials and to determine which training aids are best suited to particular grade levels.
Summary of Qualifications
Extensive knowledge of audiovisual and library techniques and procedures.
Profound ability to evaluate, select and adapt library and/or audiovisual instructional resource material based on the specific education needs of physically or mentally impaired persons.
Uncommon ability to adapt commercial materials or to create original materials for use of the physically or mentally impaired persons.
Immense ability to instruct groups or individuals in the use of equipment and materials in the library and/or media center.
Remarkable ability to guide lower level library staff in the cataloging and referencing of library materials.
Strong ability to develop and supervise a checkout system for audio visual materials.
Strong ability to serve as a consultant or resource person to librarians of other schools or institutions.
Thorough knowledge of media production, communication, and dissemination techniques and methods.
In-depth knowledge of principles and methods for curriculum and training design, teaching and instruction for individuals and groups, and the measurement of training effects.
Great knowledge of transmission, broadcasting, switching, control, and operation of telecommunications systems.
Sound knowledge of circuit boards, processors, chips, electronic equipment, and computer hardware and software, including applications and programming.
Exceptional command of English, great written and spoken skills.
Helida Training Centre, Minneapolis, MN 2002 - Present
Audio-Visual Collections Specialist
Confer with teachers in order to select course materials and to determine which training aids are best suited to particular grade levels.
Construct and position properties, sets, lighting equipment, and other equipment.
Determine formats, approaches, content, levels, and mediums necessary to meet production objectives effectively and within budgetary constraints.
Develop manuals, texts, workbooks, or related materials for use in conjunction with production materials.
Develop preproduction ideas and incorporate them into outlines, scripts, story boards, and graphics.
Instruct users in the selection, use, and design of audiovisual materials, and assist them in the preparation of instructional materials and the rehearsal of presentations.
Locate and secure settings, properties, effects, and other production necessities.
Maintain hardware and software, including computers, scanners, color copiers, and color laser printers.
Perform simple maintenance tasks such as cleaning monitors and lenses and changing batteries and light bulbs.
Plan and prepare audiovisual teaching aids and methods for use in school systems.
Set up, adjust, and operate audiovisual equipment such as cameras, film and slide projectors, and recording equipment, for meetings, events, classes, seminars and video conferences.
Acquire, catalog, and maintain collections of audiovisual material such as films, video- and audio-tapes, photographs, and software programs.
Sandson Special School, Minneapolis, MN 1998 - 2002
Evaluated existing library and/or audio visual collection materials and those materials available for purchase to determine adequacy in relation to curricular objectives and special needs of students.
Modified existing commercial materials or creates original instructional resource materials.
Wrote scripts and story boards to guide the graphic artist, photographer and TV and computer coordinators in the production of slides, video tapes, books, computer programs, overhead transparencies and video computer assisted instruction modules.
Evaluated technical quality of audio visual materials produced.
Developed lesson plans and taught specific library skills and the use of media center and produced written and audio visual materials used in teaching these skills.
Instructed students in the utilization and production of audio visual materials, TV tapes and computer programs.
Taught students how to use the media center catalog system and how to operate cameras and other production devices.
Individualized lesson presentations based on the student's knowledge, achievement level and learning ability in each class.
Evaluated effectiveness of curriculum and made necessary revisions.
Sandson Special School, Minneapolis, MN 1994 - 1998
Provided students and staff with information about and instructional assistance in the use of current research technology, Internet, on-line services, CD-ROM, and traditional library materials.
Managed the school-wide library media computerized patron and material records systems.
Performed daily routine operations of the media center.
Gave work direction to student aides and parent volunteers and helped in the orientation and training of new media assistants.
Performed other duties as assigned.
Education and Professional Training
New York Standard Special Teaching Certificate
Masters Degree in Library Science, New York University NY (1996)
Bachelors Degree in Library Science, New York University NY (1994)