Other team members who are newly hired and promoted into new positions from August 1, 2015, through September 8, 2015:
Martez Harris has worked for BPL in several capacities since 2007. He began his tenure as a part-time Library Assistant II working in the Information/Circulation Department at the Central Library and later at the Southside Branch Library. Wanting to work in the downtown area again, Martez transferred to the Central Library as a part-time Building Service Worker (BSW). Within a year’s time, he would be promoted to a full-time BSW position. Always looking to improve himself and his skills, Martez was promoted to a Library Courier position in the Central Library’s Page Room on August 22, 2015.
Maurice Harley first came to BPL as a work-study student from the University of Alabama at Birmingham (UAB) in 2009. He later accepted a position as a part-time Library Assistant I in the Page Room at the Central Library, working in that area from 2010 until June 2013. After receiving a degree in Health Care from UAB, Maurice joined the Jefferson County Library Cooperative (renamed Public Libraries In Jefferson County) as a part-time Library Assistant III (LAIII) assigned to BPL’s Central Library in the Computer Commons. On August 22, 2015, Maurice began working in the same department as a full-time LAIII with BPL.
Eastwood Branch Library
Claire Stanton was promoted to a full-time Library Assistant III (LAIII) position at the Eastwood Branch Library on September 5, 2015. After receiving her BA in English from James Madison University in 2005, she moved to Alabama in 2010 for school, and started at BPL in April of 2011 as an LA I in the Southern History Department. In March 2013 Claire was promoted to an LA II in the same department. She received her MLIS from the University of Alabama in May of 2012. Claire worked continuously in Southern History until she was promoted to an LA III in the Youth Department in July of 2014, where she worked until she started the full-time LA III job at Eastwood in September of 2015.