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www.linkedin.com/in/kburright


Skill Areas                       

Library science; reference and instruction; archives and special collections; Software and hardware technical support; research support, and library outreach and support; Windows, MacOS, and Linux; Python and Scratch programming languages; Graphics, audio, and video editing packages; MS Office, Google Office apps, and related systems.


Publications

Williams, A.D., Burright, K., Gorin, A., Harvey, M., Vunivesilevu, J., & Ward, A. (2019). Principles of Scientific Research. Ridgefield, CT: Stamford Polytechnic Press.


Education                       

Graduate Certificate in Archival Studies (in progress)
Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge, Louisiana

Master of Library and Information ScienceDecember 2018
Texas Woman’s University, Denton, Texas

Bachelor of Science in PsychologyDecember 2016
University of the Incarnate Word, San Antonio, Texas

Bachelor of Science in Criminal JusticeDecember 2014
University of the Incarnate Word, San Antonio, Texas

University of Wyoming, Geology & Geophysics2001-2006

Macalester College, Geology 1997-2000


Experience                    

Scoring Supervisor April 2019 – Current
Pearson, San Antonio, Texas
•   One of four scorers selected to return for extended project day due to consistently high scoring metrics
•  Only team supervisor to complete training on all ten of the items available
•   Reported scorer metrics & trained scorers on content quality

Contract Technical Writer Aug 2018 – Feb 2019
Stamford Polytechnic Press, Stamford, Connecticut
•   Co-authored Principles of Scientific Research, a textbook for high school students
•  Created Earth Matters, an earth science course for 4th grade students
•   Conducted scientific experiments on plant biology for textbook material, culminating in scholarly paper

Texana/Genealogy Intern Aug 2018 – Dec 2018
San Antonio Public Library, San Antonio, Texas
•  Curated archives display for White Glove Reception fundraising event
•   Created documentation for use of Memory Lab audiovisual equipment, including documentation for patrons with visual impairment
•  Began rehousing project for San Antonio Film Commission location photo collection

Research & Technical SupportJan 2015 – Aug 2018
SyoidTech, San Antonio, Texas
•  Instructed users on library databases & electronic research methods
•  Installed and administered Linux game servers for community players
•  Provided technical support and instruction

Community ManagerMay 2009 – Aug 2010
Somerset Pacific, LLC, Laramie, Wyoming

• Upheld compliance with federal and state regulations by updating aged filing systems and recovering lost data
• Built a computer lab despite lack of budget so our low-income residents would have reliable, on-site computer and printer access 
• Created new office policies and procedures to improve efficiency and address common issues; created policies and procedures were formally adopted by upper management for all facilities

Administrative AssistantJune 2007 – May 2009
Somerset Pacific, LLC, Laramie, Wyoming
•  Streamlined and improved access to key student data by creating and maintaining database
•  Revamped incident reporting system, reducing site staff response time by 35 percent
•  Processed initial nine-month backlog of new student paperwork within first three-month school term

Park Guide May 2000 – Oct 2000
Fossil Butte National Monument, Kemmerer, Wyoming
•  Created an interpretive presentation on the history and use of edible wild plants native to the area
•  Extended employment term by two months to cover unexpected departure of staff member
•  Provided information on park history, safety, and amenities to visitors
•  Collected park fees and closed visitor center building after hours

Assistant Sept 1997 – May 2000
Macalester College Computer Store, St. Paul, Minnesota
•  Created the store’s website and ordering system
•  Built computer packages for faculty, staff, and students
•  First tier hardware and software tech support


Volunteer Experience

Volunteer Dec 2018 – Current
San Antonio Public Library, San Antonio, Texas
•   Currently creating an inventory of the Theatre Archive for use in its finding aid and future grant proposal needs                     
•  Completed rehousing & reorganizing the San Antonio Film Commission photo archives
•  Described & arranged WPA negatives collection

Volunteer July 2013 – June 2014
Family Violence Prevention Services, San Antonio, Texas
•   Cleared the backlog of client paperwork and created inventory lists of archived paperwork for more efficient use by staff
•  Promoted the safety of resident children by monitoring incoming and outgoing visitors
•  Organized clothing, toy, and school supplies for distribution to resident children during community-initiated donation drives