A correctional Facility in Holly Springs is looking for a library aid.
Reports to lead instructor. Responsible for maintaining a collection of books, serial publications, documents, audiovisual, and other materials, and assists inmates in locating and obtaining material in compliance with Management & Training Corporation (MTC) and Mississippi Department of Corrections (MDOC) directives.
Plan and direct library program for inmates.
Maintain, organize and supervise the circulation of library materials.
Select, acquire, and organize library materials for convenient access.
Review requests, and select books and other library material according to mental state, educational background, and special needs inmates.
Assemble book reviews for facility's bulletins or newspapers, and circulates reviews among inmates.
Conduct library inventories on a regular basis.
Conduct annual inventory and submit report to MDOC.
Submit monthly general and law library reports to MDOC and on-site contract monitor.
Coordinate library orientation for class participants, in conjunction with instructors.
Promote the development of positive social skills through modeling appropriate behaviors and intervening when inappropriate behaviors are observed. Provide regular feedback to staff regarding social skills procedures and intervention techniques.
Maintain accountability of staff, inmates and property; adhere to safety practices.
It is expected that the incumbent shall perform other duties as assigned within his/her capabilities as determined by management.
High School diploma or equivalent required. Two (2) years related experience and/or Associates degree preferred. Valid driver’s license in the state of Mississippi with an acceptable driving record required, unless waived by management. All applicants must be able to pass a Drug Test, Physical and Background Check..