Curriculum Vitae

Last Updated 2021

SAMANTHA MARIE GRABUS

Sam.Grabus@Drexel.edu

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EDUCATION

PhD, Information Science (2021); College of Computing & Informatics
Drexel University, Philadelphia, PA
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Master of Science, Library & Information Science; College of Computing & Informatics
Drexel University, Philadelphia, PA
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BS, English Language and Literature; Towson University, Towson, MD


TECHNICAL SKILLS

Software/Applications: PyCharm, Anaconda, Oxygyn XML Editor, OpenRefine, DB Browser, MultiTes Pro, PoolParty Semantic Suite, Tableau, Dspace, RStudio, Drupal, Oracle, Wordpress, GitHub, Umbraco, Dreamweaver, Microsoft Word, Excel, Powerpoint, Apple software, Adobe Photoshop/GIMP

Languages: Python, R, XML, CSS, HTML/XHTML, SQL

Library Proficiencies: Metadata standards (Dublin Core, MODS, Darwin Core, TEI), Cataloging and classification standards (MARC, AACR2, RDA, DDC, LCSH), ProQuest research databases, Web of Science, JSTOR, ILLiad, Voyager


RELEVANT WORK EXPERIENCE

2021-present Present Project Manager; LEADING Fellowship Program, Philadelphia, PA
Design and maintain project website, develop of recruitment materials; establish communication infrastructure; meeting planning and coordination; project liaison for all project participants; develop and streamline onboarding materials for fellows; organize and upload data science curriculum materials; social media coordination.

2019-2020 Project Manager; LEAD-4-NDP Fellowship Program, Philadelphia, PA
Marketing; communication and meeting coordination for fellows & PIs; organization of applicant submissions; setting up Blackboard resources, facilitating travel and lodge accommodations

2017-Present Research Assistant; Metadata Research Center, Philadelphia, PA
Lead research assistant on “Developing the Data Set of Nineteenth-Century Knowledge,” a collaborative project between Drexel’s Metadata Research Center (MRC) and Temple University Libraries.

Collaborating with MIT & Brown University to develop the ShareDB data sharing platform for sensitive data types; first-phase development of ontology for standardizing data sharing agreement needs for private and sensitive data types; development of DataSAR Dspace data sharing agreement repository; Manage project website.

2012 Research/Editorial Internship; for Dr. Henrik Eger, Upper Darby, PA
Edited second editions of two college course handbooks; researched, co-wrote, and edited academic article for the world’s largest Jewish theatre website, www.Jewish-Theatre.com; assisted in German-English correspondence translations.

2010-2011 Library Reference Assistant; Stevenson University Library, Baltimore, MD
Developed new ideas for library maintenance and expansion; processed and shelved new materials; advertising; created innovative and informative displays; located and prepared interlibrary loan resources; assisted students with information access; organized student events; shelf-reading; scanning, data entry, and cataloging tasks.

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