Ms. Valerie Florez

Librarian , Arts, Humanities and Education
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Education

M.S. in Library and Information Science
Drexel University

Positions Held

2014 - 2015
Mitinet Library Services
Independent Contract Cataloger
2014 - 2014
ipl2
Reference Administrator
2009 - 2012
Opower (formerly Positive Energy)
Senior Manager, Production Operations
2005 - 2008
Ingredion (formerly Corn Products)
Process Engineer
1999 - 2005
Chevron Phillips Chemical Company (formerly Chevron Chemical Company)
Process Improvement / Design Engineer

Presentations

Enhancing Primo's Report-a-Bug Add-On: Automating It from Start to Finish

ELUNA Learns 2022
October 5, 2022

Certifications and Licensure

August 5, 2019
Alma Certified Administrator
Ex Libris - A ProQuest Company
August 5, 2019
Primo VE Certified Administrator
Ex Libris - A ProQuest Company
June 2, 2004
Professional Engineer
Texas Board of Professional Engineers and Land Surveyors
October 9, 2020
Google Analytics for Beginners Certification
Google Analytics Academy

Awards & Honors

July 27, 2021
Quality Award
APUS
For those who lead by promoting distinction, excellence, and continuous improvement in serving students, faculty, or staff.
June 16, 2021
2020 University Strategic Initiative – Catalyst – Learning Management System Migration
APUS
During 2020, the earner of this badge made significant contributions to the migration of courses to a new online classroom to improve user experience, promote student-to-student and faculty-to-student interaction, enable a robust mobile classroom, and further differentiate APUS as a leader in online learning.
June 16, 2021
Innovation Award
APUS
For those who create a forward-thinking, novel experience for students, faculty, or staff.
November 19, 2018
Outstanding Service Award
Answerland
For showing dedication to improving quality, providing leadership, and growing the service.
November 12, 2014
Beta Phi Mu, International Library & Information Studies Honor Society
Sigma Chapter, Drexel University
"Beta Phi Mu recognizes the scholastic achievement and leadership potential of members LIS and others in related fields, and fosters the values of scholarship, leadership, and service in its members." (Beta Phi Mu, betaphimu.org)
1998
Alumni Scholar (Continuing Upper-Division Leadership Scholarship)
California Alumni Association
Merit-based scholarship given to students who exhibit outstanding leadership
April 30, 1998
Tau Beta Pi, Engineering Honor Society
Alpha of California Chapter, University of California at Berkeley
"Those who have conferred honor upon their Alma Mater by distinguished scholarship and exemplary character as students in engineering, or by their attainments as alumni in the field of engineering, and to foster a spirit of liberal culture in engineering colleges." (TBP, tbp.org)
April 14, 1998
Frank Delfino Scholarship Prize for Outstanding Achievement in Chemical Engineering
University of California, Berkeley
The prize is given to a student completing their sophomore or junior year to recognize outstanding scholarship.
1996
Alumni Scholar (Sophomore Leadership Scholarship)
California Alumni Association
Merit-based scholarship given to students who exhibit outstanding leadership
1995
Alumni Scholar (Leadership Scholarship)
California Alumni Association
Merit-based scholarship given to students who exhibit outstanding leadership
1995
Teagle Foundation Scholarship
Teagle Foundation
1995
TRW Scholarhship
Society of Women Engineers
Selection involves evaluation of academic performance, SWE involvement, personal standards of excellence, self-motivation and enthusiasm, and engineering potential.