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  • 511713
  • Full-time
  • Closing at: Oct 6 2022 at 23:55 MST



The Arizona Department of Corrections, Rehabilitation & Reentry is dedicated to developing, encouraging, recognizing, and rewarding the professional performance and growth by employees at all levels. The state is proudly served by over 9,000 well-trained corrections professionals who are dedicated to public, staff and inmate safety by effectively employing sound correctional practices, efficient operational procedures, and proven programming opportunities for inmates. Join our team and help to proudly serve our community!



Job Location:


Inmate Programs & Reentry / Education
Arizona State Prison Complex (ASPC) – Douglas
6911 North BDI Boulevard
Douglas, AZ 85608

Posting Details:

Salary:  $36,779.00 - $54,000.00

Grade: 19

Closing Date: 10/06/2022

Job Summary:

The Arizona Department of Corrections, Rehabilitation & Reentry (ADCRR) is seeking a Librarian with a great attitude. This position is responsible for managing and supporting the daily operations of the Resource Center within a prison complex.

Job Duties:

- Provides and facilitates mandated legal and paralegal access services to the inmate population in a timely manner
- Oversees daily operations of cataloging and circulation of resource materials
- Trains and oversees inmate workers
- Assists in ordering Resource Center materials
- Reviews current and newly acquired materials to ensure compliance with established standards
- Develops and promotes the Resource Center in supporting the agency's goals
- Attends meetings or training
- Develops reports and memos
- Drives on State business
- Performs other duties appropriate to the assignment

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities (KSAs):

Knowledge of:
- Library laws, rules, and regulations
- Modern and professional library principles, practices, and tools
- Library original and copy cataloging standards
- Computer usage and various software programs including Microsoft Office , Google suite, Adobe, basic html, and library automation
- Operation of basic office equipment
- Inmate management and supervision

Skill in:
- Verbal and written communication
- Organizational and time management
- Conflict resolution and decision making
- Motivation and leadership techniques
- Customer service

Ability to:
- Work in a prison environment
- Apply library principles, concepts, methodologies, and management techniques professionally in a correctional Resource Center
- Establish and maintain effective work relationships
- Maintain the Resource Center in a neat, secure and orderly fashion
- Learn and adhere to department policies and procedures
- Perform tasks in a timely manner

Selective Preference(s):

- Associates degree or higher in a related field
- State service and experience providing assistance to customers

Pre-Employment Requirements:

Requires possession of, and ability to retain a current, valid state-issued driver’s license appropriate to the assignment. Employees who drive on state business are subject to driver’s license record checks, must maintain acceptable driving records, and must complete any required driver training (see Arizona Administrative Code R2-10-207.12).
Employment is contingent on the selected applicant passing a background investigation and drug test.


We offer an excellent and affordable comprehensive benefits package to meet the needs of our employees:
- Vacation and sick days with 10 paid holidays per year
- Robust and affordable insurance plan to include medical, dental, life, short-term and long-term disability options
- Exceptional retirement program
- Optional employee benefits such as deferred compensation plans, credit union membership, and a wellness program
- An incentivized commuter club and public transportation subsidy program

For a complete list of benefits provided by The State of Arizona, please visit our benefits page


Positions in this classification participate in the Arizona State Retirement System (ASRS).
Enrollment eligibility will become effective after 27 weeks of employment.
Current ADCRR Employees: Consult with your respective Human Resources Liaison if you are in a different retirement plan than the one indicated above.

Contact Us:

Persons with a disability may request a reasonable accommodation such as a sign language interpreter or an alternative format by contacting 602-255-2430.
Requests should be made as early as possible to allow time to arrange the accommodation. Arizona State Government is an AA/EOE/ADA Reasonable Accommodation Employer.


All Arizona state employees operate within the Arizona Management System (AMS), an intentional, results-driven approach for doing the work of state government whereby every employee reflects on performance, reduces waste, and commits to continuous improvement with sustainable progress.  Through AMS, every state employee seeks to understand customer needs, identify problems, improve processes, and measure results.  
State employees are highly engaged, collaborative and embrace a culture of public service.

The State of Arizona is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer.