Library Technician – Minnesota Correctional Facility, Faribault

Job Title: Library Technician
Job ID: 19329
Location: Faribault
Full/Part Time: Part-Time
Regular/Temporary: Unlimited

Job Details
Job Class: Library Technician
Who May Apply: Open to all qualified job seekers
Date Posted: 1/4/2018
Closing Date: 1/12/2018
Hiring Agency: Department of Corrections
Location: Minnesota Correctional Facility (MCF) – Faribault
Division/Unit: Education
Work Shift/Work Hours: Varying evenings Monday-Friday between 6:00 PM – 9:00 PM, and varying Saturdays between noon – 5:00 PM
Days of Work: Varies
Days Off: Sunday
Travel Required: No
Salary Range: $16.62- $23.09/hourly
Classified Status: Classified
Connect 700 Program Eligible: Yes

Job Summary
The Minnesota Department of Corrections has an opening for a Library Technician at the Minnesota Correctional Facility-Faribault. This position is designated as part-time and will be scheduled to work at least 16 hours per two-week pay period during the days/hours specified above. The work schedule will vary and be shared with another part-time Library Technician.

This position updates and maintains the circulation of library materials; provides staffing of libraries during working hours including evenings and weekends as scheduled; maintains documentation of offender attendance and use of library materials; and supervises the use of the law library.

Responsibilities include but are not limited to:
-Facilitate the circulation of library materials.
-Supervise the law library.
-Update, repair and maintain library materials.
This position has direct contact with offenders.


Minimum Qualifications:

The following qualifications are required of all applicants seeking consideration for this position:

Working knowledge of:
– Library classification system(s) and standard library reference tools sufficient to assist clients in locating materials and conducting research.

Ability to:
– Apply and support detailed coding or cataloging systems sufficient to create tracking for new print and non-print library acquisitions and locate and replace existing materials.

– Operate personal computers, use various software and web-based applications, and other office equipment sufficient to locate catalog information, word-process documents, complete forms and prepare reports.

– Communicate effectively orally and in writing sufficient to determine and respond to the informational needs of clients of varied educational levels and backgrounds; to train, direct and evaluate work of student clerical staff; and to assist the professional library staff to maintain the library collection according to library policy and procedures.
Preferred Qualifications:

The following qualifications are strongly desired of applicants seeking consideration for this position:
– An Associate’s degree or higher.
– Experience working in a library setting.
– Experience working in an educational setting.
– Experience working in a correctional setting.

Physical Requirements
Tuberculosis screening may be required prior to hire for this position. For a copy of the Physical Demands Analysis, please contact Deb Wingfield (

Additional Requirements
The selection process may include screening the top candidate(s) on their criminal history, predatory offender registration, offender associations and/or other applicable background information in accordance with Department of Corrections’ policy.

Employment history/reference checks, including incidents of sexual harassment, will also be conducted on the top candidate(s) in accordance with Department of Corrections’ policy. This may include a review of job performance and discipline records.

New employees will be fingerprinted within the first 30 days of employment.

Original posting / application information: Visit the State of Minnesota Careers website and search for job id #19329