Here’s the latest installment of #FacultyFriday, where we feature a different faculty member each week.
Name: Jason St. Clair
Title: Technical services librarian
Faculty since: July 1, 2017
This year we welcome Jason St. Clair to PUC, where he will be working as the new technical services librarian in the Nelson Memorial Library. He joins us most recently from Andrews University, where he spent the past five years serving as the interlibrary loan assistant and more recently, the head of patron services and interlibrary loan manager. Previously, St. Clair served as the access services assistant and media center technician at the Peterson Memorial Library at Walla Walla University.
Education: M.S. in library & information science, from Drexel University, 2008; B.A. in English, minor in History, from Walla Walla University, 2005
Professional activities: “Adulting in the Library: Experiences of Millennials as Library Staff” presentation at 37th Conference of the Association of Seventh-day Adventist Librarians, June 25-29, 2017.
What made you decide to be a librarian?
I’m a very curious person and I love being surrounded by so much information and being able to explore different topics on a whim or learning something new as I assist a student in their research.
What are some of your hobbies?
Reading, hiking, mountain biking, Legos, family
What’s something people might be surprised to know about you?
I can name all of the countries of the world.
What are you looking forward to the most about being at PUC?
The close-knit feeling of the campus community.
So far, what’s been your favorite thing about PUC?
Being surrounded by trees and mountains and nature.