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Amanda Evans

Performing Arts Librarian and Assistant Professor
Performing Arts Library, University Libraries
Kent Campus

JOB DESCRIPTION:

Oversees the daily operations of the Kent State University Performing Arts Library, which includes supervising public services, providing reference assistance and instruction, and serving as the personal librarian to undergraduate music, theatre and dance majors. Also supervises the student staff, manages the web presence, develops and produces marketing materials, helps promote and host library events, and serves as liaison librarian to the Kent/Blossom Music and the Porthouse Theatre and Academy.

WORKED AT KENT STATE SINCE:

September 2005

EMPLOYMENT PRIOR TO KENT STATE UNIVERSITY:

St. Paris Public Library, St. Paris, Ohio

LIKES MOST ABOUT KENT STATE UNIVERSITY:

The university’s focus on multicultural engagement

ATTRACTION TO KENT STATE UNIVERSITY AS AN EMPLOYER:

Initially, it was the opportunity to work on campus while finishing my master’s degree program. Now, what attracts me is the opportunity to work with and give back to students, faculty and community as a faculty member.

RESIDES IN:

Tallmadge, Ohio

HOMETOWN:

St. Paris, Ohio

EDUCATION:

M.L.I.S., Kent State University; B.M.E., Music Education, Wittenberg University

HOBBIES:

Reading mysteries, cooking, sewing and singing with the Cleveland Orchestra Chorus