DATE ENTERED: November 14, 2023
POSITION: Librarian
LOCATION: Augusta Correctional Center ED007, Augusta County, VA
APPLY BY: No date specified

Title: Librarian: Augusta Correctional Center ED007
State Role Title: Trainer and Instructor II
Hiring Range: $54,997 - $77,129
Pay Band: 4
Agency: Dept of Corr - Central Admin
Location: Augusta Correctional Center
Agency Website:
Recruitment Type: General Public - G

Job Duties

This position provides library services to inmates in support of various academic and vocational programs. Specific duties are to maintain the smooth circulation of books and determine book and supply selection; provide instruction in library and computer usage to patrons and clerical staff.

Provides quality library service for inmates, to include maintaining an organized, up-to-date Media Resource Center, teaching library skills, and selecting and organizing library materials.

Minimum Qualifications

Must possess working knowledge and experience in library services in an educational environment. Working knowledge of general library practices, acquisitions, and supervision of library staff. Experience in and knowledge of library policies and procedures. Experience managing a library in a public or educational environment. Ability to interact effectively with incarcerated individuals. Must possess or be eligible for a Virginia Teaching License with an endorsement in Library Media Pre K-12 and a Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university in Library/Media Science OR Must possess or be eligible for a librarian’s license through the Library of Virginia.

Additional Considerations

Experience working in a correctional or alternative school library setting. Advanced knowledge or coursework in Library Science (MLS/MSLS) or Library and Information Science (MLIS).

Special Instructions

You will be provided a confirmation of receipt when your application and/or résumé is submitted successfully. Please refer to “Your Application” in your account to check the status of your application for this position.

If selected as a finalist with the VADOC, candidates can expect the following:

Background Investigation Requirements: All applicants are subject to a background investigation. Investigations may include fingerprint checks (State Police, FBI); local agency checks; employment verification; verification of education (relevant to employment); credit checks; and other checks based on the position.

Drug Testing Requirements: Applicants applying to a designated safety sensitive position are subject to a pre-employment drug screen. Marijuana use is prohibited for positions that require possession of a firearm or a Commercial Driver’s License in the performance of official duties such as Corrections Officers, Probation Officers, Tractor Trailer Drivers and others.

Application Requirements: Application and/or résumé for this position are only accepted electronically through the Commonwealth of Virginia’s Electronic Recruitment System. All applications should be submitted by 11:55pm on the closing date for the position. Mailed, emailed, faxed, or hand delivered applications and/or résumés will not be accepted. The decision to interview an applicant is based solely on the information received for this position from the electronic application and/or résumé.

Tobacco Free: All VADOC facilities are Tobacco free. Use of all tobacco products is always prohibited on site.

Layoff Preferences: Applicants who possess an Interagency Placement Screening Form (Yellow Form) or a Preferential Hiring Form (Blue Form) as issued under the Department of Human Resources Management (DHRM) Policy 1.30 Layoff (Commonwealth of VA employees only) MUST attach these forms when submitting their state application and/or résumé.

VADOC is an EEO employer and is committed to supporting workforce diversity, equitable opportunities and inclusivity. Reasonable accommodations are available upon request.

VADOC values our Veterans and encourages all to apply and receive preference in the hiring process. AmeriCorps, Peace Corps, and other nation service alumni are also encouraged to apply. Click here for more information: Virginia Values Veterans (V3) Program - Virginia Department of Veterans Services


Contact Information

Name: Human Resources

Phone: 540-997-3086