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Job Title: Librarian
Hiring Organization: KY Department of Corrections
Salary Range: $2,354.04 - $3,118.28 monthly
Closing Date: 11/19/2016
Job Location: Kentucky
Description: Assists in the planning, direction and supervision of the work of clerical and paraprofessional personnel. Assists in training new personnel in library work. Provides specialized reference, reader's advisory and research services. Performs professional library functions such as "weeding," selection of materials, acquisitions, cataloging, classification of library materials, preparations and physical maintenance of library materials and circulation. Reviews books and periodicals. Maintains current awareness of library materials in the field. Participates in workshop presentations. Performs bibliographic searches via automated information systems. Serves as liaison with the Department of Libraries and Archives. Performs interlibrary loan services. Prepares professional, administrative and popular reports and articles. Works on special assignments as assigned by supervisor.

Upon appointment, employees in this class may be required to maintain a valid driver's license and required to drive a licensed vehicle. This status may be necessary for the length of time in this class. If this is necessary it will be listed in the specific position description for that position. Applicants and employees in this job title may be required to submit to a drug screening test and background check. Applicants and employees in positions which perform job duties that may require contact with offenders in the custody or supervision of the Department of Corrections or with youth in the care, custody, or supervision of the Department of Juvenile Justice must meet qualifications pursuant to the federal Prison Rape Elimination Act, 28 C.F.R.115.17 and 115.317.

For more information contact 502-564-4636 or DOC.Recruit@ky.gov.
Special Instructions: EDUCATION:
Graduate of a college or university with a minimum of 21 semester hours in library science.

Must have two years of professional library experience.

Substitute EDUCATION for EXPERIENCE: A master's degree in library science will substitute for the education and experience.

Substitute EXPERIENCE for EDUCATION: Library experience, which must include some professional level experience in a combination of at least three of the following areas will substitute for the education on a year-for-year basis: reference; cataloging and classification of materials; selection of materials; selection of instructional materials for children, adolescents, or adults; organization and/or administration; preparation and selection of materials for public relations/publicity purposes; and bookmobile operations.
Additional Online Information: http://careers.ky.gov
Contact Information: HR Manager
PO Box 2400
Frankfort, Kentucky United States
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