jami@jamiyazdani.com

Mini Resume

Expertise

12 years of progressively responsible positions in academic libraries, with more than 9 years in challenging administrative positions. Apply extensive technical abilities and excellent communication and interpersonal skills to the leadership and management of a thriving and responsive learning environment.

Specialties include Project and Technology Management; Leadership, Supervision, and Hiring; Strategic Planning; Reference and Library Instruction; Teaching; Marketing; Budget Management and Purchasing

Recent Experience

Director of Library Services, Castleton University, July 2016 – present

Associate Dean for Learning and Technology Resources, Annandale Campus, Northern Virginia Community College, April 2011 – June 2016

Led and managed library services at NOVA’s largest campus, serving more than 20,000 students. Assisted Dean in administration of division operations. Provided management and oversight for a variety of division projects and initiatives.

Other Experience

Acting Associate Director for Learning Resource Services, Annandale Campus Library, Northern Virginia Community College

Electronic Services Librarian, Annandale Campus Library, Northern Virginia Community College

Library Manager, CGPS, University of Mary Washington

Reference and Sciences Librarian, Simpson Library, University of Mary Washington

Education

Master’s, Technology Management, University of Maryland University College, 2011, Specialization in Information Systems and Services

Master’s, Library and Information Science, Louisiana State University and Agricultural and Mechanical College, 2004

BA, Government and Politics, George Mason University, 1999, Minor in Anthropology