This is a position specific recruitment for the Department of Labor, Licensing and Regulation (DLLR) only. The resulting list of eiligibles will be used to fill current or future vacancies within DLLR only. Persons interested in future vacancies in the Associate Librarian II classification will need to reapply.
LOCATION OF POSITION
This recruitment is for two current vacancies located at:
Anne Arundel County - Brockbridge Correctional Facility - 7931 Brock Bridge Rd, Jessup, MD 20794
Allegany County - North Branch Correctional Institution - 14100 Mcmullen Hwy Sw, Cumberland, MD 21502
Main Purpose of Job
This position will manage the provision of library and information services. This position will also develop programs for inmates using current library practices and technology as defined by Correctional Education library policies and procedures and Division of Correction regulations.
Delivery of Service - Open and operate the library in accordance with a standard operating schedule and in conformity with Correctional Education Library policies and procedures and Division of Correction regulations. Develop programs to meet the information and reentry needs of inmates.
Planning - Plan for the implementation, promotion, and delivery of services that meet the needs of the full institutional population. Design institutional procedures to ensure increasing usage, access, and information delivery. Develop collection based on population needs, mission of correctional education, and reentry needs of inmates.
Record Keeping - Maintain all records in compliance with library policy, meeting departmental standards for accessibility, uniformity, and confidentially. Prepare written reports monthly.
Program Evaluation - Evaluate monthly statistics and set goals to improve usage where it is incongruent with the size of the institutional population or lower than usage in other Correctional Education libraries of similar size.
Management - Recruit, train, and supervise inmate aides to work in the library in accordance with Correctional Education library goals and objectives. Participate in professional development learning opportunities to assure that skills are consistent with current library practices and with information retrieval and delivery techniques.
MINIMUM EDUCATION OR GENERAL REQUIREMENTS
Education: Possession of a Bachelor’s Degree in Library Science or Library and Information Services or equivalent training.
Experience: Two years of professional library work.
1. Additional experience performing library work may be substituted on a year for-year basis for up to two years of education.
2. Additional education in professional library work that is accredited by the American Library Association may be substituted for the required experience on a year-for-year basis.
CONDITIONS OF EMPLOYMENT: This position has been designated by the appointing authority as sensitive in nature.
Employees in this position are subject to Substance Abuse Testing in accordance with Code of Maryland Regulation 17.04.09, Testing for Illegal Use of Drugs.
All potential applicants shall be screened for security purposes prior to being offered a position. This screening is a routine procedure for all employees required to work in State Correctional Institutions and shall consist of fingerprinting and background investigation by the CJIS-Central Repository. Proof of eligibility to work in compliance with the Immigration Reform and Control Act is required.
DLLR’s Correctional Education Program operates in Maryland state correctional facilities in partnership with the Department of Public Safety and Correctional Services (DPSCS). As an employee of this Program, you must strictly adhere to the DPSCS’s Standards of Conduct and Internal Administrative Disciplinary Process. Any violation of those standards may subject you to DPSCS disciplinary measures, including the barring of your entry from State correctional facilities. Should this occur, DLLR may then remove you from your position and, if there are no comparable positions available for which you are qualified and from which you have not been barred, your employment may be terminated.
All applicants must provide sufficient information on the application to show they meet the qualifications for this recruitment. All information concerning the qualifications must be submitted and received by the closing date. Information submitted after this date will not be considered. Candidates that are placed on the eligible list will be referred to hiring unit for interview selection. Units will select those candidates most closely demonstrating the ability to perform the duties for this position for interview. The eligible list will be used by DLLR for a period of one (1) year to fill vacancies in this classification.
To avoid confusion, applicants must indicate on their application the position and announcement number that they are applying for. The examination will consist of a rating of your education, training and experience as they relate to the requirements of the position. YOUR RATING WILL BE BASED ON THE INFORMATION PROVIDED ON YOUR APPLICATION. Therefore, it is important that you report all the experience and education that is relevant to this position completely and accurately. The primary selection instrument will be a structured interview.
Applicants must submit a completed Maryland State application, resume, and a completed DLLR Teacher Application Addendum which can be found at http://www.dllr.state.md.us/personnel/ceaddendum.doc .
The application, resume, addendum, and any supporting documentation (MSDE Certification and College Transcripts) must clearly demonstrate that the applicant meets the prerequisite Minimum Qualifications and possesses the Essential Requirements for the position. Failure to submit all required documentation may result in your application being rejected.
BARGAINING UNIT STATUS
The incumbent in this position is a member of a covered bargaining unit and will be required to pay a bi-weekly service fee to the exclusive representative of the bargaining unit.
STATE OF MARYLAND BENEFITS
Military Veterans may qualify for additional bonus points towards certification. A copy of your proof of eligibility (DD 214) for Veterans’ Credit must be in this office and completely verified before Veterans’ Credit will be approved. Permanent State employees do not need to submit proof of eligibility for Veterans’ Credit.
If you are unable to apply online, or encounter difficulty attaching required or optional documentation, you may submit via mail or deliver in person. Please be sure to include your name, identification number (Easy ID#) and job announcement number on any documentation to ensure timely processing.
PLEASE DO NOT FAX OR EMAIL UNSOLICITED DOCUMENTATION
Completed applications, required documentation, and any required addendums may be mailed to:
DLLR Office of Human Resources
1100 N. Eutaw Street, Rm. 100
Baltimore, MD 21201
The MD State Application Form can be found online .
Department of Labor, Licensing and Regulation is an equal opportunity employer. It is the policy of DLLR that all persons have equal opportunity and access to employment opportunities, services, and facilities without regard to race, religion, color, sex, age, national origin or ancestry, marital status, parental status, sexual orientation, disability or veteran status.