Kellie M. Johnson


2019 – Utah Valley University; Orem, Utah
BS Digital Audio

2016 – Utah Valley University; Orem, Utah
AAS Digital Communication Technology (Audio Emphasis)
High Honors

2011 – Emporia State University; Emporia, Kansas
Master of Library Science
Archives Studies Certificate

2000 – Brigham Young University; Provo, Utah
BA History
English Minor

1998 – Utah Valley State College; Orem, Utah
AA History and Political Science
High Honors


2014 – Present – Office Assistant Digital Media Department UVU (Orem, Utah)
Regularly consolidate materials for faculty using Office 365
Assist students with program information
Create graphics for departmental functions using Photoshop
Manage department website using OU Campus
Update social media with news and events

2008 – 2014 – Library Assistant Highland City Library (Highland, Utah)
Performed Circulation Desk duties handling accounts, checkouts, holds, fines, etc.
Aided patrons in obtaining both digital and physical forms of information
Expanded graphic novel collection using library development policy
Maintained physical condition of the library collections
Created Special Collections and Manuscript Archive policy
Developed an Emergency Plan for the library
Trained library staff on emergency plan and quick repairs of the collection
Served as Secretary of the Library Board (2009-2014)

Volunteer Work

2015 – Present – Highland City Historical Society Board Member (Highland, Utah)
Advise on archival issues
Write historical essays for city newsletter and website

2014 – Present – Volunteer Highland City Library (Highland, Utah)
Currently rehousing materials into acid free archival folders and boxes

2011 – 2014 – Volunteer George Sutherland Archives (UVU; Orem, Utah)
Rehoused and created item level descriptions of ten manuscript collections
Created finding aids for collections using Archivists’ Toolkit
Digitized and transcribed a portion of oral history interviews held by the archive

Professional Development

2014 – Present –Digital Archive Specialist (SAA) Certificate Program
Nine courses required in four areas of study with examinations for each course
Comprehensive examination required for certificate
Certificate valid for five years requiring continued course attendance and examination

2013 – Conference of Inter-Mountain Archivists Annual Conference
Panel Presentation: “Recognizing the Value of Volunteering and Internships for Aspiring Archival Professionals”

2013 – Utah Library Association Annual Conference
Panel Presentation: “Finding Value in Volunteering and Internships for Future Archival Professionals”


Audio Engineering Society (AES)
Association of Recorded Sound Collections (ARSC)
Society of American Archivists (SAA)
Conference of Inter-Mountain Archivists (CIMA)


Beta Phi Mu International Library & Information Studies Honor Society
Golden Key International Honour Society
National Technical Honor Society
Phi Kappa Phi Honor Society
Phi Theta Kappa Honor Society