Jarvis Sheffield, M.Ed.

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Tennessee State University

Media Center Coordinator

November 2018-Present

  • Oversee two Media Centers located at the Main and Avon Williams Campuses and supervise a staff of four media technicians.

  • Select, build and develop a collection of digital media and other timely and relevant resources to support the academic programs of the University.

  • Maintain updates of all media resources of available materials including streaming videos, films, tapes, photos, slides, and applicable software.

  • Schedule meetings with various academic departments to determine multimedia needs for instructional purposes.

  • Provide support for faculty and students needing media presented in a classroom setting.

  • Responsible for taping University-sponsored programs and events, such as, commencements, convocations, lyceums, etc.

  • Manages, plans and coordinates regular workshops in the Library's Makerspace Imagineering Lab.




Director of Diversity Track

January 2018 - Present

  • Facilitate the diversity and customer service training for track volunteers and staff

  • Responsible for over 33 hours of unique programming content, matching guests and attending professionals to appropriate panels, arranging moderators and all background logistics such a technical, handicap or security needs.

  • Publicizing Track events by coordinating with Dragon Con press, social media, TV and broadcasting departments.

  • Maintain an official web page and Facebook page for the department.

  • Coordinate the schedules and needs of the department's nine volunteers as well as the 140 plus people attending each hour of programming.



Historic Tennessee State University

Library Special Collections

April 2016 - Present

  • Responsible for digitizing and organization of archival and historical media

  • Processes archival documents, photographs and other nonprint materials

  • Assists patrons in locating archival material and books in the special collections

  • Responsible for displays and the art corner gallery

  • Organizes and plans work assignments for student workers

  • Research and consultation concerning technology purchases and implementation



Librarian - Learning Center - Southeast Campus

Nashville State Community College

October 2014 – April 2016

  • Provides a collection of materials and services that will meet the needs of students in degree and certificate programs.

  • Assists students and faculty in using all available resources and services.

  • Provides a quiet and comfortable atmosphere in which students and faculty may read and study.

  • Provides recreational reading materials and information needed by students and faculty for personal self-development and daily living.

  • Provides library orientation for all users in cooperation with the teaching faculty.

  • Provides materials and services for all users despite location and method of delivery.



Director of Multimedia Development

The Digital Brothers

December 1999 – Present

  • Handles design conceptualization and implementation of various client websites

  • Handles modifications and updates to client websites utilizing Basic Flash, HTML

  • Performs videotaping, photos, editing, video production of TV shows, commercials & animations

  • Performs creation and duplication of various client and interoffice CD ROMs and DVDs

  • Facilitates of the Multimedia and Video Production internship cooperative education program

  • Program lead with educational video game development



Educational Program Coordinator

Determined Brothers

2009 – Present

  • Provide leadership and instructional improvement and behavioral modification for at risk youth.

  • Our organization is dedicated to mentoring young males, particularly those who are from impoverished environments.

  • We pride ourselves in being more than just someone to hang out and have fun with, but rather a surrogate father that goes an extra step by developing a relationship with the boy's family and opening direct lines of communication with the teachers charged with the responsibility of educating him.



Director of the Digital Print and Media Center

Trevecca Nazarene University

August 2006 – September 2013 (7 years 2 months)Nashville, TN

  • As Director of the Digital Print and Media Center, I am responsible for the printing, copying and media services for the university.

  • Supervises day-to-day operations students and staff of Digital Print & Media Center

  • Create multimedia training materials for web, print and computer use

  • Achieve profitability in the area of cost of goods by effectively supervising the use of company materials and supplies

  • Maintain efficient workflow by holding direct reports accountable for quality and efficiency of their work

  • Provides training on workflow and machine operations when necessary



Media Design Specialist

Tennessee State University

April 2002 – August 2006 (4 years 5 months)

  • Develop audio and video tapes, interactive DVDs, promotional and educational materials for various departments

  • Provide video production, editing and photography for select university functions, classes and seminars

  • Computer editing utilizing both Macintosh and PC of video tapings of lectures, seminars and events

  • Check In and check out and maintain university photography, audio/video media, equipment, software and peripherals

  • Supervise faculty, staff and students regarding setup and configuration of audio video equipment


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