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Librarian

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Location: Quincy, FL
Job ID: 47060
Facility: Corrections

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Position Summary:
Reports to the Deputy Warden of Programs. Responsible for maintaining a collection of books, serial
publications, documents, audiovisual, and other materials, and assists inmates in locating and obtaining
materials in compliance with American Correctional Association (ACA) standards, Management &
Training Corporation (MTC), Florida Department of Corrections (FDOC) and Florida Department of
Management Services (DMS) directives.

Essential Functions:
  1. Plan and direct library program for inmates.
  2. Develop library policies and programs and prepares operational budgets.
  3. Maintain, organize and supervise the circulation of library materials.
  4. Select, acquire, and organize library materials for convenient access.
  5. Review requests, and select books and other library materials according to mental state, educational background, and special needs of inmates.
  6. Conduct library inventories on a regular basis.
  7. Supervise the preparation of reports and records on circulation, inventory, newspapers and magazines.
  8. Prepare reports as required for contractual compliance.
  9. Ensure inmate law library is in compliance with state of Florida statutes, administrative code and FDOC policies and procedures.
  10. Coordinate library orientation for class participants, in conjunction with instructors.
  11. Promote the development of positive social skills through modeling appropriate behaviors and intervening when inappropriate behaviors are observed. Provide regular feedback to staff regarding social skills procedures and intervention techniques.
  12. Maintain accountability of inmates and property; adhere to safety practices.

Education and Experience Requirements:
Bachelor's degree, State Board for Educator (SBEC) Teacher Certificate and a Provisional or
Professional Librarian Certificate, Provisional Learning Resources Endorsement, or Professional
Learning Resources Specialist Certificate required. Valid driver's license in the state of Florida with an
acceptable driving record required, unless waived by management.
 

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