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LIBRARIAN in Graceville, FL at The GEO Group, Inc.

Date Posted: 6/26/2020

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Job Description

Facility: Graceville Correctional & Rehabilitation Facility

Compensation Base: $50 per hour/$400 per quarter

Compensation Bonus (if applicable): 


Equal Opportunity Employer.

This position is a contract position, requiring up to eight (8) hours per quarter, of Supervisor of Library Services.  The hours of supervision will be approved by the contractor prior to delivery of the services.  The subcontracted individual is responsible for the oversight of the institutional library and must provide an inmate law library in compliance with the Florida Administrative Code 33-501.301, DOC's policy 501.301, and ACA standards.

Based on availability, successful subcontractor may contract to provide services to affiliated correctional institutions in the region.

Position oversees onsite Librarian, who is responsible for the following:


Performs overall maintenance of the library to include, ordering, cataloging, classifying, circulation, and maintaining all library periodicals, books, and materials. Provides information and assistance on use of the card catalog. Maintains acquisition of selected books.

 Primary Duties and Responsibilities

  • Maintains, organizes and supervises the circulation of library materials.
  • Supervises and trains detainee library aides.
  • Recommends library procedures and regulations for the Center.
  • Selects library books, periodicals and materials for purchase. Develops and maintains a balanced collection appropriate to the needs of the assigned detainee population.
  • Conducts library inventories. Prepares, maintains and reports appropriate records pertaining to circulation, inventory, newspapers and magazines.
  • May conduct library orientation for classes in coordination with instructors.
  • Assists in preparation of library budget.
  • Prepares and submits special reports as required.
  • Performs other duties as required and assigned.


Job Requirements

Minimum Requirements

  • Master’s degree in library sciences or related field or provisional/professional Librarian Certification required.
  • Minimum of one (1) year work experience and/or training preferred in the operation and maintenance of a small institutional library required. Must have overall knowledge of library operations, procedures, and structures as evidenced in work experience.
  • Ability to work with computers and the necessary software typically used by the department.
  • Work experience in a correctional setting preferred.
  • Supervisory experience preferred.


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