Correctional Librarian

Windham, Maine, United States Full-time

Correctional Librarian

 

Code: 3110                 Pay Grade: 21 $35,006.40 - $47,195.20

 

 Open: November 27, 2018  

Close: December 11, 2018

 

CURRENT VACANCY INFORMATION

The Maine Correctional Center in Windham, Maine seeks a motivated, team player for the Correctional Librarian position.  This position is open to current Maine DOC employees who wish to transfer to this facility and all outside candidates.

JOB DESCRIPTION

This position provides professional services work in providing library services to the inmate population at the Maine Correctional Center (MCC). Responsibilities include operating all aspects of a library and establish unit goals, procedures, and priorities. This classification is distinguished from other Librarian classifications in that the employee works closely with inmates and correctional employees providing comprehensive library services. Work is performed under limited supervision.

 

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS & ABILITIES REQUIRED TO PERFORM THE JOB SUCCESSFULLY:

Knowledge of library science.

Knowledge of library techniques and procedures.

Knowledge of legal books and authors.

Knowledge of Standards for Adult Correctional Institutions of the American Correctional Association.

Knowledge of prison security regulations and procedures.

Knowledge of correctional law library requirements and standards.

Knowledge of special collections, periodicals, and inter-library loan services.

Ability to collect gather and analyze information for reports, surveys, and related requests.

Ability to assess the educational, informational, and recreational reading needs of inmates.

Ability to instruct inmates in the use and research of library resources.

Ability to independently oversee a correctional library.

Ability to communicate effectively.

Ability to write clearly and effectively.

 

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

 

A Master’s Degree in Library Science, Information Resources, Media Services or directly related field in accordance with ACA accreditation standards.

LICENSING/CERTIFICATION REQUIREMENTS 

None.

 

BENEFITS

Value of State-paid Dental Insurance:  $13.13 biweekly

Value* of State-paid Health Insurance:

  • Level 1:  100% State Contribution (employee pays nothing):  $444.68 biweekly
  • Level 2:  95% State Contribution (employee pays 5%):  $422.45 biweekly
  • Level 3:  90% State Contribution (employee pays 10%):  $400.21 biweekly
  • Level 4:  85% State Contribution (employee pays 15%):  $377.98 biweekly

*The level of the actual value of state paid Health Insurance will be based on the employee’s wage rate and status with regard to the health credit premium program.

 

Value of State’s share of Employee’s Retirement: 22% of pay.

 

If you prefer to complete a paper application please request through email at doc.jobs@maine.gov 

 

Maine State Government is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer.
We provide reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with disabilities upon request.