LIBRARIAN -CORRECTIONAL FACILITY, Richard J. Donovan Correctional Facility – San Diego, CA

Job Description:

TYPICAL DUTIES INCLUDE BUT ARE NOT LIMITED TO THE FOLLOWING: Under the supervision of the Supervisor of Correctional Education Programs and under the functional direction of the Senior Librarian, the Librarian will perform a variety of professional library tasks. The Librarian will operate Central and Satellite libraries as needed, supervise inmate workers in libraries, provide reference service to library patrons, record keeping duties – time cards, disciplinary reports, inmate worker evaluations, maintain worker attendance, assists in book circulation, book acquisitions, book cataloging, book inventory, and library automation in Administrative Segregation, Minimum, Central, and Satellite libraries, maintain constant vigilance and conduct random unscheduled inspections of inmate work areas for potential escape material and contraband, and maintain the interlibrary loan records through both manual and computerized files. Persons appointed to positions in this class must be reasonably expected to have and maintain sufficient strength, agility, and endurance to perform during stressful (physical, mental, and emotional) situations encountered on the job without compromising their health and well-being or that of their fellow employees or that of inmates. Assignments during tour of duty may include sole responsibility for the supervision of inmates and/or the protection of personal and real property. A State Application (STD 678) must be submitted to the contact person listed above. Eligibility must be clearly stated on your application. Applications will not be accepted via email or fax. In the “Explanations” section of the STD 678, you must indicate your appointment eligibility (list, transfer, permissive reinstatement, etc.). All types of appointments will be considered. To be considered for this vacancy you must have transfer eligibility based on present or past civil service eligibility, or passed an exam for this classification. All applicants, regardless of the type of eligibility, must meet the Minimum Qualifications of the classification. To view the Minimum Qualifications, please visit and type in either the class code or title of the classification. Applications will be screened, and only the most qualified will be scheduled for an interview. ALL APPOINTMENTS SUBJECT TO CLEARANCE OF THE RE-EMPLOYMENT, STATE RESTRICTION OF APPOINTMENT (SROA) LIST, DEPARTMENT RESTRICTION OF APPOINTMENT (DROA) LIST, AND SURPLUS APPLICANTS. AN EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER, REGARDLESS OF RACE, COLOR, RELIGION, CREED, AGE, SEX, NATIONAL ORIGIN, ANCESTRY, MARITAL STATUS, SEXUAL ORIENTATION, GENDER EXPRESSION, GENDER IDENTITY, POLITICAL AFFILIATION, OR PHYSICAL OR MENTAL DISABILITY CONSISTENT WITH APPLICABLE STATE AND FEDERAL LAW. IT IS AN OBJECTIVE OF THE STATE OF CALIFORNIA TO ACHIEVE A DRUG-FREE WORK PLACE. ANY APPLICANT FOR STATE EMPLOYMENT WILL BE EXPECTED TO BEHAVE IN ACCORDANCE WITH THIS OBJECTIVE BECAUSE THE USE OF ILLEGAL DRUGS IS INCONSISTENT WITH THE LAW OF THE STATE, THE RULES GOVERNING CIVIL SERVICE AND THE SPECIAL TRUST PLACED IN PUBLIC SERVANTS. \

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