Walter W. Kneeland, III

wkneelan@kent.edu

9001 Portage Pointe Dr. / # O-102

419.509.1448

Streetsboro, OH  44241


 

 

Education

Kent State University: Graduated December 2006

Master of Library & Information Science (ALA-Accredited School)

- GPA: 3.19

Bowling Green State University: Graduated May 2003

Batchelor of Arts in Popular Culture

- GPA: 3.01

 

Computer Skills

General

     - Windows 95, 98, ME, XP; Mac OS 9; and similar OS; general software

     - Microsoft Word, PowerPoint, Excel & Access

     - Advanced internet use

     - Web Design (http://www.waltkneeland.com & http://www.troutnerphotography.com)

Specialized

     - Microsoft Access (Spring 2006 – course: Database Systems—focus on Access)
Typing Speed

     - 73+ WPM / 21,900+ KPH

 


Work History

International Data Management (IDMI): July 2007 – Present

Akron, OH

Data-Entry Clerk

     - General data-entry, multiple clients

     - Receipt and fulfillment of administrative requests for materials from archives
     - Maintenance of archive inventory list

     - Basic auditing

     - Misc. office tasks and errands

Libraries & Media Services:  September 2006 – December 2006

Kent, OH

Practicum Student

     - Search OCLC WorldCat using the OCLC Connexion software

     - Evaluate records to determine accurate representation of titles in hand

     - Evaluate cataloging copy using standards set by Kent State University

     - Locate, read, manipulate, and create local holdings in Innovative Interfaces Inc.'s
          Millennium interface

     - Use Classification Web to verify LC classification numbers and shelflist into the
          KentLINK database

The Dive (Campus Crusade for Christ): August 2005 – Present

Volunteer Staff - Tech Team

     - Assist in load/unload of sound equipment

     - Assist with setup for weekly main meeting

     - Assist in creation/running of Powerpoint presentations for main meetings

     - Oversee and train students in the creation/running of Powerpoint presentations

Daily Kent Stater (KSU’s Independent student newspaper):  January 2005 – December 2005

Arts, Life & Leisure Correspondent (Spring and Fall 2005)

     - Provide semi-weekly reviews/columns on entertainment topics

     - Semi-weekly contributions to staff features

Columnist (Summer 2005)

     - Semi-weekly columns

 

ComiXtreme.com:  October 2004 – Present

Reviews Staff  [volunteer]

     - Provide critical reviews of recently-released comics

- Promote and participate in constructive discourse in the site’s message forums

Meijer (Department store):  April 2004 – August 2004

Findlay, OH

Stock

     - Assist guests with questions and location of merchandise

     - Maintain clean orderly aisles of product

     - Assist in moving product from Receiving to the Floor

     - Identify and place product according to store plan

     - Miscellaneous tasks as assigned

BIC (PHC Division):  May 2003 – December 2003

Euclid, OH

Machine Operator

     - Operate/maintain CNCs

     - Operate bar-marking machine

     - Operate Steel-cutting saws (2000)

Shipping Dept.

     - Stamping, assembly, and boxing

Miscellaneous Tasks

     - Forklift operation

     - Secondary work

Also worked during summers 2000, 2002

YMCA Camp Copneconic:  June 2001 – August 2001

Fenton, MI

Cabin Counselor

     - Oversee 6-12 children per week

     - As Archery Instructor, teach 600+ children basic archery skills

     - Assist in other tasks as necessary/assigned

The Galley (BGSU Food Services):  November 1999 – May 2000

Bowling Green, OH

Cook/Stockperson

     - Maintain hot foods

     - Re-stock shelves

     - Cleanup

     - Miscellaneous tasks as assigned

 

Leadership / Involvement

ALA Kent Student Chapter: September 2004 – December 2006

Co-Webmaster 2005 – 2006

Webmaster Fall 2006

     - Site design

     - Maintain and keep the site current/up-to-date

Chapman Learning Community (BGSU): August 1999 – May 2003

     - Teaching Assistant ENG 200: Literature of War (3 Semesters)

     - Chapman Advisory Group (Student Representative to Faculty)

     - MIT (Mentors-in-Training)

     - Assisted in general programming

Student Government (BGSU): August 1999 – May 2003

     - President (2002-2003), Vice-President (2001-2002), Resident Student Association Representative (200-2001), Floor Representative/Secretary (1999-2000)

Boy Scouts of America

     - Eagle Scout (May, 1999)

     - Assistant Scoutmaster for Troop 175 (May 1999 – January 2000)