Friday, May 13, 2016

Job: Library Technician at Faribault Minnesota Correctional Facility

Who May Apply: Open to all qualified job seekers
Closing Date: 05/17/2016
Hiring Agency: Department of Corrections
Location: Minnesota Correctional Facility (MCF) - Faribault Minnesota
Work Shift/Work Hours: Monday-Friday evenings 6:20 PM - 8:40 PM, and Saturday noon - 5:00 PM
Days of Work: Varies
Days Off: Sunday
Travel Required: No
Salary Range: $16.21 - $22.53 /hourly; $33,846 - $47,043 /annually
Classified Status: Classified 
Job Summary
The Minnesota Department of Corrections has an opening for a Library Technician at the Minnesota Correctional Facility-Faribault.  This position is designated as part-time and will be scheduled to work at least 16 hours per two-week pay period during the days/hours specified above.  The work schedule will vary and be shared with another part-time Library Technician.

This position updates and maintains the circulation of library materials; provides staffing of libraries during working hours including evenings and weekends as scheduled; maintains documentation of offender attendance and use of library materials; and supervises the use of the law library.

Responsibilities include but are not limited to:
  • Facilitate the circulation of library materials.
  • Supervise the law library.
  • Update, repair and maintain library materials. 
  • This position has direct contact with offenders.
Minimum Qualifications:
The following qualifications are required of all applicants seeking consideration for this position:
  • Working knowledge of library classification system(s) and standard library reference tools sufficient to assist clients in locating materials and conducting research.
  • Ability to apply and support detailed coding or cataloging systems sufficient to create tracking for new print and non-print library acquisitions and locate and replace existing materials.
  • Operate personal computers, use various software and web-based applications, and other office equipment sufficient to locate catalog information, word-process documents, complete forms and prepare reports. 
  • Communicate effectively orally and in writing sufficient to determine and respond to the informational needs of clients of varied educational levels and backgrounds; to train, direct and evaluate work of student clerical staff; and to assist the professional library staff to maintain the library collection according to library policy and procedures.
Preferred Qualifications:
The following qualifications are strongly desired of applicants seeking consideration for this position:
  • An Associate's degree or higher.
  • Experience working in a library setting.
  • Experience working in an educational setting.
  •  Experience working in a correctional setting.
For more information and to apply:
Select "Get Started" under External Applicants
Search: Library Technician 5219