Andrew Carlos



To find a position in which I am able to find and develop innovative uses for technology


MLIS, School of Library and Information Science
Fall 2008 – Spring 2011
San Jose State University, San Jose, CA
Course work: Information Retrieval, (x)html and web design, user interface design, information organization and management, database management, reference and information services, web usability, instructional design, web 3.0 and emerging technologies

BA/BS, College of Letters and Sciences
Sept. 2002 – June 2006
UCLA, Los Angeles, CA
Majors: Mathematics/Applied Science and Sociology
Course work: Introductory Probability Theory, Mathematical Models, Mass Communication, Social Communication and New Technology, Urban and Suburban Sociology

AA, Saddleback College
June 2007 – June 2008
Saddleback College, Mission Viejo, CA
Emphasis: Geography
Course work: GIS, Cultural Geography, Physical Geography, (x)html

Work Experience

Electronic Resources Librarian
August 2011 – Present
The Harker School
Provide technical support for Library-related electronic resources, as well as circulation services to 9-12 grade students

  • Maintenance of Library-related electronic resources, including handling outages and the creation of new connections
  • Liaison between the Library and the IT department, to troubleshoot technical issues

Co-Chair/Web Coordinator
May 2010 – May 2011
Maintained website for ALASC, the Student Chapter of the American Library Association at SJSU

  • Updated ALASC website with current and upcoming events and news items on an as-needed basis
  • Rebranded ALASC website, while observing a variety of web standards

Library Clerk
August 2008 – August 2011
The Harker School
Provided circulation services to 9-12 grade students

  • Created database definitions for implementation of proxy server for remote authentication to subscription databases
  • Acted as a liaison between the Library and the IT department, to troubleshoot technical issues
  • Provided brief tutorials to faculty, staff, students regarding various computer-related tasks

Nov. 2006 – August 2008
Allied National High School
Support position for the Mathematics, Science, Elective Departments

  • Provides instructional assistance to students through various means of communication, which include email, telephone and live chat
  • Promoted use of educational technologies, such as adaptive release and virtual whiteboards

Assistant Library Clerk
Oct. 2006 – August 2008
City of Mission Viejo Library
Entry level position for the Circulation Desk

  • Duties include: enrolling patrons into the library system, charging and discharging library books, handling cash, providing answers to inquiries by patrons regarding the library and materials

Software/Technical Knowledge

Proficient in:

  • (x)html+CSS
  • Photoshop
  • Microsoft Office
  • ArcGIS
  • BlackBoard
  • Horizon
  • Destiny
  • Windows XP
  • Mac OS X

Familiar with:

  • Oracle/SQL
  • Ruby
  • Moodle
  • JavaScript
  • Perl
  • Illustrator
  • WordPress
  • Drupal
  • Google Apps
  • DBTextWorks

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way too much information, all the time