Job is Expired CDOC - Librarian II - Canon City

Colorado Department of Corrections / Canon City - Centennial Correctional Facility

Job deadline Apply by December 21st, 2015   Job salary $3,949.00 to $5,780.00 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? 

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

Centennial Correctional Facility has a vacancy for a professional Librarian. Responsibilities include supervising and mentoring a team of Library Technicians, including hiring recommendations, 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. You must be a Colorado resident to apply. For full duties and responsibilities, description of benefits, conditions of employment, and instructions on how to apply, see the official announcement at


Application deadline is 4:00 pm 12/21/2015.

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 -

Language Skills

  • Spanish is Not Required

Other Required/Preferred Skills & Experience


  • Significant critical thinking, decision making and problem solving skills;
  • Keen ability to prioritize and organize multiple projects;
  • Compelling attention to detail;
  • Proficient with e-mail, Microsoft Excel and Word: must have the ability to electronically create, edit, manipulate and share information;
  • Proficient using an integrated library system (ILS) for job related duties;
  • Demonstrated ability to effectively communicate, including active listening, written and oral communication skills;
  • Exceptional interpersonal/customer service skills;
  • Ability to train/instruct others.


  • Master’s Degree in Library Science or equivalent Library Media Master’s from an ALA- or NCATE-accredited college or university;
  • Previous supervisory or team lead experience.

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. Must be a Colorado resident to apply.

For full duties and responsibilities, description of benefits, conditions of employment, and instructions to apply, see the official announcement at

APPLICATION DEADLINE: 4:00 p.m., Monday, December 21, 2015 .

HR Contact Information

Danielle Martinez 



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Masters Degree in a Program of Library and Information Science


Salary Wage Calculator $3,949.00 to $5,780.00 per month

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Date Posted

December 8th, 2015

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