Ruth T. Kinnersley
Director of Library Services, Waggoner Library
Trevecca Nazarene University
333 Murfreesboro Rd.
Nashville, TN 37201

Contact Information
phone
615-248-1491
fax
615-248-1452
email
rkinnersley@trevecca.edu

Education

Degree
Date conferred
School
Location
Ed.D,
Educational
Administration
2009
Tennessee State University
Nashville,TN
MAEd
1989
Olivet Nazarene University
Bourbonnais, IL
MSLIS
1983
University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign
Urbana-Champaign, IL
BA
English
1982
Greenville College
Greenville, IL


Professional positions
Director of Library Services
Trevecca Nazarene University
2003-present
Teaching Faculty
Trevecca Nazaren University, MLIS program
2001-present
Public Services Librarian,
Trevecca Nazarene University
2001-2003
Access Services Coordinator
Western Kentucky University Libraries
1997-2001
Educational Resources Librarian
Western Kentucky University Libraries
1995-1997
Assistant Coordinator
West Texas Library System, Lubbock, TX
1992-1995
Interlibrary Loan Librarian
West Texas Library System
1991-1992
Reference Librarian
Olivet Nazarene University
1983-1991

Association Christian Librarians activities
ACL - Liberal Arts Section Chair-elect (2010-2011)
ACL –Liberal Arts Section - mentor, 2007-8
ACL – Liberal Arts Section – Chair, 2005-2006 (appointed)
Past Chair, 2006-2007
ACL – Liberal Arts Section – member-at-large, 2003-2005


State, regional and national library association activities

Tennessee Library Association – member, 2001-present
Local Arrangements Co-Chair, 2009 Annual Conference (2008-2009)

Nashville Area Library Association, member, 2003-present
President-elect, President, Past President, 2006-2009


Kentucky Library Association-member, 1995-2001
Conference Planning Committee 2000 Conference, 1999-2000
Member Services Committee, 1999-2000
Endorsements Working Group, Chair, 1999-2000
Mentors and Proteges (MAP) program (mentor), 1999-2001
Strategic Planning Committee, 1997-1998
KLA Academic Library Section
Treasurer, 1999-2001
Professional Development Committee, 1997-1999; Chair, 1998-1999
Newsletter Committee, 1996-1997

Kentucky School Media Association, member, 1995-2001

Texas Library Association, member, 1991-1995

American Library Association - member, 1983-present
LAMA/LLAMA – Library Leadership and Management Association
Publishing Committee, 2004-2008 (HRS Liaison)
Human Resources Section
Leadership Skills Committee, 2008-2010
Executive Committee, 2004-2008
Supervisory Skills Committee, 1999-2003; Chair, 2001-2003

Membership in other professional and learned organizations
Women in Higher Education in Tennessee (WHET)
Corresponding Secretary, 2008-2010
Conference Program Coordinator, 2009
Recording Secretary, 2007-2008

Kentucky Virtual Library
Resource Sharing Workgroup, 2000-2001
Document Delivery Subcommittee, 1998-2000

Beta Phi Mu (Library Science Honor Society), 1983-present
Phi Delta Kappa (Education Honor Society), 2003-present
Phi Kappa Phi National Honor Society, 2007-present
Golden Key Honor Society, 2007-present