Jason's Résumé

 
EXPERIENCE
 
Evergreen Free Software Contributor 12/10-Present
Evergreen OpenSource ILS
Worldwide/Online
  • Chief Bug Wrangler from 12/10 - 03/13.
  • Core committer since 10/12.
  • Release manager for the 2.9 release.
Assistant Director for Technology Services 7/03-Present
Merrimack Valley Library Consortium
North Andover, Massachusetts
  • Migrate consortium ILS database from Horizon to the Evergreen OpenSource ILS.
  • Contribute improvements to the Evergreen OpenSource ILS.
  • Supervise consortial IT support staff.
  • Manage wide-area network for a consortium of 35 public libraries.
  • Oversee servers for consortial IT center.
  • Administer and configure Horizon ILS and HIP web catalog interface.
  • Develop and maintain tools for automating routine administration tasks.
Independent Software Consultant 6/00-Present
 
  • Develop enhancements and additional software for the Evergreen OpenSource ILS.
  • Assist with migrating new members to an Evergreen consortium.
  • Migrate legacy database application to web-based solution using Apache, PHP and MySQL.
  • Provide on-going support and enhancement for said system.
  • Investigate Y2K issues in a C++ application.
 
UNIX Systems Administrator 11/00-7/02
University of Kentucky, College of Engineering Computing Services
Lexington, Kentucky
  • Build and maintain servers and workstations running various versions of UNIX throughout the college.
  • Manage web and mail servers with over 6,000 user accounts.
  • Assist faculty, staff and students in using the college's UNIX resources.
  • Develop a web-based user account management software.
  • Create customized scripts and programs for faculty members.
 
KDE Free Software Contributor 6/00-1/02
KDE Software Project
Online/World Wide
  • Commit access to K Desktop Environment CVS code repository.
  • Commit changes to KMail (an X-Windows mail user agent written in C++).
  • Pariticipate in mailing list discussions of future project directions and planning.
  • Use KDE as my X-Windows environment of choice.
 
Programmer Analyst 8/98-8/00
The Jockey Club Information Systems
Lexington, Kentucky
  • Design and implement database-driven web sites and applications for internal and external customers.
  • Create scripts and applications for the automation of routine tasks.
 
Software Engineer 9/96-7/98
The Jockey Club
Lexington, Kentucky
  • Develop applications to manage data in Sybase Enterprise Server databases.
  • Debug and enhance existing production applications written by others.
 
Graduate Assistant, Research & Information Services 5/95-8/96
University of Kentucky, M.I. King Library
Lexington, Kentucky
  • Provide reference assistance at public service desk.
  • Assist patrons in the use of electronic resources: FirstSearch/OCLC, NOTIS, CD-ROM, and World Wide Web/Internet.
  • Lead bibliographic and library instruction sessions.
  • Perform bibliographic maintenance of U.S. Government Publications.
 
Teaching Assistant in French 8/94-5/95
University of Kentucky
Lexington, Kentucky
  • Teach introductory, college-level French courses.
  • Formulate daily lesson plan.
  • Prepare course material.
 
Editorial Assistant 8/93-8/94
University Press of Kentucky
Lexington, Kentucky
  • Create and maintain database of all UPK published works.
  • Write instructional pamphlet for database.
  • Perform routine editorial functions.
 
EDUCATION
Master of Science, Library and Information Science 6/95-8/96
College of Communications and Information Studies
University of Kentucky
 
Master of Arts, French Language and Literature 8/93-5/95
Graduate School of Arts and Sciences
University of Kentucky
 
Bachelor of Arts, French Language and Literature, cum laude 8/89-5/93
College of Arts & Sciences
Boston University
 
MEMBERSHIPS, HONORS & AWARDS
Recipient: Haggin Fellowship, University of Kentucky '95-'96 Academic Year
Recipient: Academic Scholarship at Boston University 8/89-5/93
Participant: Kentucky Governor's Scholars' Program at Centre College Summer 1988
 
References available upon request.