Joseph D. Coates   

2200 169th St, SULB 203F, Hammond, Indiana, 46383 


Master of Science in Library Science

Clarion University of Pennsylvania, Clarion, Pa.

Bachelor of General Studies with Honors

Indiana University Northwest, Gary, In.

Certificates and Microcredentials

Certificate in Inclusive Instruction for Equitable Learning

Association of College and University Educators, 2023

Graduate Certificate in Human Resources

Purdue University Global, West Lafayette, In, 2021

Professional Experience

Purdue University Northwest, Hammond and Westville, In                                

Reference Librarian Manger and University Archivist, September 2020-Present.

University Archivist, August 2014-August 2020

Calumet College of St Joseph, Whiting, In.

Reference Librarian and Archivist, December 2011-August 2014

Archivist, May 2007-December 2011

La Porte County Public Library, La Porte, In.

Circulation Clerk, November 2009- October 2011

Branch Manager, May 2007- March 2009

Indiana University Northwest, Gary, In.

Archive Work Study, September 2006-May 2007

Supplemental Instructor, Dr. James Lane, United States History, 2004-2007


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