Benjamin Cohen

Education

University of Central Missouri
Master of Science in Library Science and Information Services; Alternative K-12 Library Media Specialist Certification, Expected December 2015
GPA: 3.76/4.0

University of Wisconsin – Superior
Bachelor of Science in Theatre With a Minor in Sociology, May 2010

Professional Experience

University of Central Missouri
108 W. South St.
Warrensburg, MO 64093
(660) 543-4111

Graduate Teaching Assistant (August 2013 – December 2013)
● Taught three sections of an introductory library research course with an approximate enrollment of 40 students each.
● Designed and supervised student activities and assignments to enhance various curriculum units.
● Met with individual students on an as needed basis during regularly scheduled office hours.
● Managed online student interactions via the Blackboard LMS.

Samuel Cohen Insurance
3908 Maryville Road, Ste. 3
Granite City, IL 62040
(618) 931-0900

In-House Computer Technician (May 2006 – February 2012)
● Installed, repaired, maintained, and upgraded both hardware and software aspects of desktop and notebook computers and peripherals.
● Provided over-the-phone, online, and in-house technical support to sales and administrative staff.
● Established and maintained network connectivity.

Accomplishments

● Awarded grant from the American Democracy Project to promote student engagement in society (November 2011).
● Named Employee of the Month at Toys“R”Us, Calverton Park, MO (November 2010).
● Presented with Audience Choice Award (with Cracked Egg Improv) at Improvapalooza benefit (November 2008).
● Presented with Theatre Award for Outstanding Achievement in Acting at the University of Wisconsin – Superior, Superior, WI (May 2008).
● Named Target Great Team Hero of the Month, Superior, WI (November 2007).
● Completed CompTIA A+ Computer Technician certification, Hazelwood, MO (June 2002).

Activities

● Volunteer experience with St. Animals Pet Adoptions and St. Louis Animal Rescue (May 2011 – Present).
● Volunteer experience providing pro bono computer technical support to anyone in need (June 2002 – Present).