Guided by the agency's mission "To reduce recidivism among those we touch," the Ohio Department of Rehabilitation and Correction is looking for a dedicated security-minded correction professional to assume the responsibilities of a Librarian 1 (Non-Degreed).
This position shall be filled in accordance with the provision of the OCSEA/AFSCME Collective Bargaining Agreement. ODRC bargaining unit members have selection rights before non-bargaining unit members. All other applications will only be considered if an internal bargaining unit applicant is not selected for this position.
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This position directs, supervises and coordinates a library and learning resource center.
Develops and carry out a program for furnishing reading materials to segregation unit, infirmary, dormitories, and other units removed from the library
Select, classify, and/or catalog materials placed in the library
Assist in development and implementation of programs for furnishing library materials
Maintains running inventory of library service, materials and equipment and coordinates use of scheduling of audio-visual equipment and supplies
Provides reference, research a reader services to patrons of the library, monitors circulation of materials and obtains materials from other libraries
Reviews literature on new publications in order to select materials or alert patrons of availability of new materials
Prepares or oversees the preparation of library materials for use (e.g., orders materials
Labels and stamps books
Files catalog cards
Catalogs or verifies cataloging
Prepares report on library activities (e.g. statistical reports; grant requests or progress reports
Completion of undergraduate core program in library science which must have included coursework in reference cataloging & classification of books & materials, selection of books & materials, bibliographic control, procedures for circulation & library organization &/or library administration or 18 mos. exp. in providing reference services, cataloging & classifying books & materials, selecting books & materials, bibliographic control, developing procedures for circulation & library organization &/or administration.
- Or equivalent of Minimum Class Qualifications for Employment noted above.
Knowledge of library science & technology; public relations; accreditation requirements affecting library*. Skill in operation & maintenance of microfiche reader/printer, audio-visual equipment & video display terminal. Ability to interpret extensive variety of technical material; use proper research methods in gathering data; calculate fractions, decimals & percentages; gather, collate, & classify information about data, people or things; coordinate activities of others & cooperate with others on group projects; explain library procedures to others.
(*)Developed after employment.
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ALL ANSWERS TO THE SUPPLEMENTAL QUESTIONS MUST BE SUPPORTED ON YOUR CIVIL SERVICE APPLICATION.
The final candidate selected for the position will be required to undergo a criminal background check. An individual assessment of an applicant's prior criminal convictions will be made before excluding an applicant from consideration.
The Ohio Department of Rehabilitation and Correction is prohibited from hiring:
Individuals who have engaged in sexual abuse in a prison or other confinement facility; have been civilly or administratively adjudicated, or convicted of engaging or attempting to engage in sexual activity in the community facilitated by force, implied threats of force, or if the victim did not or was unable to consent;
Individuals convicted of soliciting or providing support for an act of terrorism, terrorism, or money laundering to support terrorism;
Individuals who have been convicted of or pled guilty to a felony where a direct correlation exists between the position and prior criminal behavior. (example: individuals convicted of a felony involving fraud, deceit, or theft from holding a position that has substantial management or control over the property of a state agency.)
** Correspondence regarding your application will be sent to the email address provided on your application. **
In order to be considered for this position, you must apply on-line. Paper applications WILL NOT be accepted. DO NOT submit your application to the institution.
Ohio Department of Rehabilitation and Correction
You may be required to demonstrate how you meet minimum qualifications.
The final applicant selected for this position will be required to submit to urinalysis prior to an appointment to test for illegal drug use. The State will decline to extend a final offer of employment to any applicant with a verified positive test result. Also, an applicant with a positive test result will not be considered for any position with the State of Ohio for a period of one year. NOT APPLICABLE TO CURRENT STATE EMPLOYEES.
The Department of Rehabilitation & Correction is a tobacco-free workplace.