Job is Expired General Professional III (Librarian II)

Colorado Department of Corrections / Sterling, CO

Job deadline Apply by July 9th, 2012   Job salary $3,834.00 to $5,475.00 per month   Job type of library Institutional   This job is located in Colorado Colorado

Job Description

Looking to apply your library and staff management skills in an exceptional and unique work environment? Eager to meet the challenges of one of the toughest and most rewarding subfields of librarianship? Have you ever suspected, even for a moment, that you really do belong behind bars?

If you answered yes to any of these questions, you may be the Colorado Department of Corrections’ next Librarian II!

The Sterling Correctional Facility (Sterling, CO) has a vacancy for a professional Librarian. Responsibilities include supervising and mentoring a team of Library Technicians, including hiring, training and evaluation. Under the direction of a Program Manager and Regional Librarian, this full-time position will plan, coordinate and supervise public/school-type (not law) library services to adult offenders at two libraries, where an average of 90% of the population uses the library.

Colorado Department of Corrections seeks an employee who wants to build a rewarding, high-impact correctional career and provide an environment where offenders obtain meaningful work and self-improvement opportunities as they prepare for community re-entry. Current library staff seek a creative, enthusiastic, and energetic team leader with library and supervisory experience, a sound moral compass, and a vision for their libraries’ future. The offenders seek a librarian who will build and continually develop a central information center that meets their informational, educational, reentry, recreational and cultural needs and interests.

Prior correctional experience is not required. Colorado residency is not required. For full duties and responsibilities, description of benefits, conditions of employment, and instructions to apply, see the official announcement at http://agency.governmentjobs.com/colorado/job_bulletin.cfm?JobID=753260

APPLICATION DEADLINE: 4:00 p.m., Thursday, November 14, 2013.

Required Education

  • Bachelor's Degree

Preferred Education

  • Master's Degree

Other Education Credentials

Graduation from an accredited college or university with a bachelor’s degree in library science or related field, (e.g. library informatics, library media technology) is required; a master's degree in library science or related field is preferred.

SUBSTITUTIONS: Professional library work experience that provided the same kind, amount and level of knowledge acquired in the required education, may be substituted on a year-for-year basis for the bachelor's degree.

Experience (years)

Required Preferred
Supervisor - -
Professional 2 -
Library 2 -

Other Required/Preferred Skills & Experience

Required experience: two (2) years of professional library work experience in a public, school, academic, or special (not law) library is required.

Required competencies are varied and include: proficiency with Microsoft office suite and integrated library systems, customer service skills, ability to train and instruct staff and patrons, active listening skills, flexibility, effective organizing and prioritizing skills, and strong written and oral communication skills.

SUBSTITUTIONS: A master\'s or doctorate degree in library science or related field of study from an accredited college or university may substitute for the bachelor\'s degree and one year (MS) or two years (PhD) of professional experience respectively.

Application Requirements

When completing your application, please address your ability to fulfill the duties, meet the minimum education/experience requirements (or substitutions), meet the required competencies, and complete the supplemental questions. Your application will be assessed by comparative analysis. Failure to include information may affect your score.

Prior correctional experience is not required. Colorado residency is not required.

For full duties and responsibilities, description of benefits, conditions of employment, and instructions to apply, see the official announcement at http://agency.governmentjobs.com/colorado/job_bulletin.cfm?JobID=753260.

Apply online at http://www.colorado.gov/jobs

APPLICATION DEADLINE: 4:00 p.m., Thursday, November 14, 2013.

HR Contact Information

Melissa Baca
melissa.baca@.state.co.us
719-226-4408

Links

Official Job Posting: http://agency.governmentjobs.com/colorado/job_bulletin.cfm?JobID=753260

CDOC Libraries: http://www.doc.state.co.us/correctional-libraries

Colorado State Library, Prison Libraries: http://www.cde.state.co.us/cdelib/prisonlibraries/index.htm

Masters Degree in a Program of Library and Information Science

Preferred

Salary

LRS.org Wage Calculator $3,834.00 to $5,475.00 per month

Hours per week

40.00

Evenings

Some

Weekends

Some

Benefits

Retirement
Medical
Dental
Paid Sick
Vacation/Holiday Leave

Date Posted

June 20th, 2012

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