Media Specialist / Librarian Resume Sample
This media specialist / school librarian resume sample really shows the value Heidi can bring to a school district. A visually appealing (and relevant!) icon, eye catching border, clean layout, and the area of expertise section grabs your attention and encourages you to read further.
This sample resume for a media specialist and/or school librarian is the ideal way to show off Heidi's relevant skill sets and qualifications. We have demonstrated her commitment to students, willingness to spend time with them after school, and a dedication to help children reach their full potential. Any hiring school administrator would be thrilled to hire someone like Heidi!
We've begun Heidi's resume with a strong professional profile as well as a clearly stated objective heading: School Librarian / Media Specialist, which lets the reader know right away what type of position she wishes to secure. Her profile details her years of experience, areas of skill, and past track record of providing excellent library services. This well written new profile encourages a reader to continue reading the rest of the resume to find out more about this job candidate.
Heidi's education and credentials are critical, which is why we listed them on the first page. She not only holds a bachelor's degree in elementary education, but also holds a master's degree in library science, as well as a school library media specialist certification. These are impressive and important credentials that should be appropriately highlighted, which is why they've been placed in the center of the first page.
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You will notice many relevant keywords, in her resume, vital to obtaining a job interview, especially if the resume is scanned electronically by the applicant tracking systems (ATS). The areas of expertise section contains only a list of pertinent keywords specific to library science, such as research and analysis, school library programs, reference tools, and Big 6 information literacy model. These are all important skills for a librarian that a school would be looking for in their education applicant. We've also been sure to utilize keywords throughout the rest of the document.
Heidi's job history is very solid, making it easy to come up with several relevant accomplishments to target a school librarian media specialist position. We've bolded the school and position information to help them stand out. Then, her daily teaching duties are placed in a short paragraph to let the reader know of her related experience in this type of learning environment.
Her career accomplishments have been placed in bullet points to help them stand out. She has many in her current role as a Media Specialist /Librarian. Anyone can see from the first page of her resume that she is highly qualified and the best applicant for this position.
This media specialist / school librarian resume example highlights Heidi's past job responsibilities on the second page of her resume, as well as her related achievements. It is clear this job candidate has succeeded in the various programs, lessons, and activities in which she has endeavored.
Her previous school experience as a Media Specialist and Librarian are highlighted on the second page of her resume. We've used the same formatting as her current position, and you will notice that she has strong accomplishments highlighted for this teaching position as well. Even though both positions were the same role, the descriptions under each position are different to showcase the different nuances of each position and to ensure a school knows all of the skills and experiences she has gained from her different positions.
An example of the strong accomplishments that have been included under Heidi's experiences, include: "Planned and coordinated annual summer literacy programs for students; overall success of program generated an overwhelming response from students, teachers, and parents". This bullet not only states what she accomplished, but also describes what the result was. This is known as C.A.R. – Challenge, Action, Result. Always keep this in mind when coming up with your own accomplishments for your resume.
Another excellent document to submit with your cover letter resume for a school librarian media specialist is a digital leadership statement, we call it an added marketing document. Educators with strong expertise in information technology can increase interviews by adding this type of philosophy statement to their job application package.
Following Heidi's work experience, we've included her professional affiliations as well as the technology programs she's familiar with. It's important to show that she is dedicated to her profession by holding memberships in leading organizations related to school libraries and media specialists.
We've utilized a strong second page header that clearly displays Heidi's name in large, bold letters as well as the fact that this is the second page of her resume. This will help to ensure that her resume remains together when printed. As well, we have included a section header that explains to the reader that we are continuing on with the professional experience section.
Have you noticed the border yet? We have given Heidi a shadow border, which is rarely used by teaching candidates who develop their own resume. However, this visual effect will surely catch the reader's eye, and make Heidi stand out from the other job applicants.
Since Heidi is a media specialist, this sample education resume does a perfect job of highlighting her technology expertise and integration. The reader is not at all left wondering what she has to offer, but is instead thrilled by the experience and skills she will bring to the school.
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