ASSOCIATE LIBRARIAN II – DLLR Workforce Dev – Howard, MD

ASSOCIATE LIBRARIAN II

Recruitment #18-002713-0001

DEPARTMENT DLLR Workforce Dev – Adult Corrections Program
DATE OPENED 2/20/2018 4:15:00 PM
FILING DEADLINE 3/6/2018 11:59:00 PM
SALARY $38,880.00 – $61,691.00/year
EMPLOYMENT TYPE Full-Time
HR ANALYST Stephanie Dunphy
WORK LOCATION Howard

GRADE

14

LOCATION OF POSITION

Brock Bridge Rd, Jessup MD

Main Purpose Of Job

Manage the provision of library and information services and develop programs for inmates using current library practice and technology as defined by Correctional Education library policies and procedures and Department of Public Safety and Correctional Services regulations.

POSITION DUTIES

  1. Delivery of Service – Open and operate the library in accordance with a standard operating schedule and in conformity with Correctional Education Library policies and procedures and Division of Correction regulations. Develop programs to meet the information and reentry needs of inmates.
  2. Planning – Plan for the implementation, promotion, and delivery of services that meet the needs of the full institutional population. Design institutional procedures to ensure increasing usage, access, and information delivery. Develop collection based on population needs, mission of correctional education, and reentry needs of inmates.
  3. Record Keeping – Maintain all records in compliance with library policy, meeting departmental standards for accessibility, uniformity, and confidentially. Prepare written reports monthly.
  4. Program Evaluation – Evaluate monthly statistics and set goals to improve usage where it is incongruent with the size of the institutional population or lower than usage in other Correctional Education libraries of similar size.
  5. Management – Recruit, train, and supervise inmate aides to work in the library in accordance with Correctional Education library goals and objectives. Participate in professional development learning opportunities to assure that skills are consistent with current library practice and with information retrieval and delivery techniques.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

Education: Possession of a Bachelor’s Degree in Library Science or Library and Information Services or equivalent training.

Experience: Two years of professional library work.

Notes:

  • Additional experience performing library work may be substituted on a year for-year basis for up to two years of education.
  • Additional education in professional library work that is accredited by the American Library Association may be substituted for the required experience on a year-for-year basis.
  • Candidates may substitute U.S. Armed Forces military service experience as a commissioned officer in Librarian classifications or Librarian specialty codes in the library field of work on a year-for-year basis for the required experience and education.

DESIRED OR PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

  • At least 6 months of experience in current media center practices, computer, and electronic technologies.
  • ability to work as a team member; ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing; ability to lift and move materials and equipment.

SELECTION PROCESS

Please make sure that you provide sufficient information on your application to show that you meet the qualifications for this recruitment.  All information concerning your qualifications must be submitted by the closing date. We will not consider information submitted after this date. Successful candidates will be ranked as Best Qualified, Better Qualified, or Qualified and placed on the employment (eligible) list for at least one year.

BARGAINING UNIT STATUS

The incumbent in this position is a member of a covered bargaining unit and will be required to pay a bi-weekly service fee to the exclusive representative of the bargaining unit.

BENEFITS

STATE OF MARYLAND BENEFITS

FURTHER INSTRUCTIONS

U.S. Military Veterans may qualify for additional bonus points towards certification. Any job offer will be contingent on the candidate providing a U.S. Military form DD 214 verifying honorable discharge from service prior to starting employment (and may be requested prior to interview). Permanent State employees do not need to submit proof of Veterans’ status.

If you are unable to apply online, or encounter difficulty attaching required or optional documentation, you may submit via mail or deliver in person. Please be sure to include your name, identification number (Easy ID#) and job announcement number on any documentation to ensure timely processing.

PLEASE DO NOT FAX OR EMAIL UNSOLICITED DOCUMENTATION

Completed applications, required documentation, and any required addendums may be mailed to:

DLLR Office of Human Resources
Attn: 18-002713-0001
1100 N. Eutaw Street, Rm. 101
Baltimore, MD 21201

email address: Stephanie.dunphy1@maryland.gov

The MD State Application Form can be found online

Department of Labor, Licensing and Regulation is an equal opportunity employer. It is the policy of DLLR that all persons have equal opportunity and access to employment opportunities, services, and facilities without regard to race, religion, color, sex, age, national origin or ancestry, marital status, parental status, sexual orientation, disability or veteran status.

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