Arizona Department of Corrections
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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.
RESOURCE CENTER SPECIALIST
Arizona State Prison Complex (ASPC) - Lewis
26700 S. Highway 85
Buckeye, AZ 85326
LOCATION ALERT: This position is located at the Arizona State Prison Complex Lewis which is between Buckeye and Gila Bend; this is 55 miles from central Phoenix.
The Arizona Department of Corrections (ADC) is seeking a Resource Center Specialist to manage the Resource Center within a unit or multiple units and helps support Resource Center operations complex-wide.
Oversees and facilitates mandated legal and paralegal access
Oversees the circulation, cataloging, and processing of resource materials
Reviews current and newly acquired materials to ensure compliance with pre-established standards
Promotes and provides information on available programs, classes, and other services
Trains and oversees inmate workers
Assists in ordering Resource Center materials
Drives on state business
Performs other duties appropriate to the assignment
SPECIAL SELECTION FACTOR(S):
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 drivers license record checks, must maintain acceptable driving records and must complete any required driver training (see Arizona Administrative Code R2-10-207.12).
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES (KSAs):
Principles of professional library work
Standard and modern library tools and practices
Cataloging standards, both original and copy cataloging
Standard reference materials
Reference materials for various subject matter fields
Library structure, organizations, trends, and procedures
Personal computers and software including but not limited to: word processing, spreadsheets, basic HTML skills, library automation, OPACs (cataloging and circulation programs) file manipulation, etc.
Organizational and time management
Strong decision making
Establishing and maintaining effective work relationships
Conflict resolution techniques
Motivation and leadership techniques
Written and verbal communication
Work in a prison environment
Provide clear and concise direction
Maintain the Resource Center in a neat, secure, and orderly fashion
Learn and adhere to departmental policies and procedures
Perform all required tasks in a timely manner
Prefer an Associate's Degree or higher in a related field.
Preference will be given to candidates that have State service, experience providing assistance to customers and Correctional experience.
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
Positions in this classification participate in the Arizona State Retirement System (ASRS).
Enrollment eligibility will become effective after 27 weeks of employment.
Current ADC Employees: Consult with your respective Human Resources Liaison if you are in a different retirement plan than the one indicated above.
Contact the ADC Employment Unit at (602) 255-2430 for assistance with the application process.
Persons with a disability may request a reasonable acommodation such as a sign language interpreter or an alternative format by contacting the Employment Unit Manager at (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.
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