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Job Title: Librarian I      (to directly link to this job posting, copy this link)   
Req. No:186094
Agency:Topeka Correctional Facility
Posting Type:External
Applications accepted through:May 28, 2017
Job Description:



Previous applicants do not need to reapply

Position Type:           Unclassified (At-Will), Full-Time, Nonexempt, Benefits-Eligible
Location:                   Topeka, Kansas
Salary:                       starting at $32,760.00 annually

Job Duty Description: The Librarian is Head of the Department and is responsible for library services at Topeka Correctional Facility. This position is responsible for planning, organizing, and implementing a library program designed to provide acquisition, circulation, reference and readers’ services for the main and branch libraries at Topeka Correctional Facility. The libraries consist of a collection suitable for a “public library” and legal reference collections. The Librarian monitors compliance with established procedures at all units.

Minimum Qualifications:  Master's degree in library science

Performance Standards:  Knowledge of principles, practices, procedures, and techniques of the library or archival profession. Knowledge of the general subject matter of a variety of professional, scientific, and general areas of reading materials. Ability to use and explain all library archives reference tools including paper-based and electronic catalogs, finding aids, and guides. Ability to communicate ideas effectively, verbally, and in writing. Ability to establish and maintain effective relationships with associates, patrons, and the public.

A full position description and required essential physical functions for this classification can be obtained by contacting the recruiter listed below.

How to Apply:
 The application process has 4 REQUIRED STEPS.
 STEP 1:  Register by completing the online Personal Data Form at
(Skip this step if you already have an Applicant ID number.)
 STEP 2:  Complete the official State of Kansas application form at
 STEP 3:  Submit your online application to the specific agency designated on this job announcement.
 STEP 4:  Submit additional required documents to the specific recruiter designated on this job announcement.

A Tax Clearance Certificate is required for all applicants. Obtain your certificate by following the instructions at

Include your name and job requisition number 186094 on all correspondence when submitting documents to the designated recruiter.

NOTE: Submission of a résumé or an application alone IS NOT a complete application. This position requires the completion of additional forms and/or supplemental materials as described previously. Please carefully review the complete job announcement and the "How to Apply" instructions. Failure to provide the required information and/or materials will result in you not being considered for employment.

Required Documents:
•State of Kansas application completed on line, mailed, or faxed
•Cover letter
•Kansas Tax Clearance Certificate
•List of college courses, with credit hours, major(s), and grade point average or class ranking.  (Prior to appointment, an official college transcript will be required.)
•Veterans Preference documentation (DD-214 or equivalent as appropriate).

Recruiter Contact Information:
Name: Michelle Phipps
Phone: 785-559-5109
FAX: 785-559-5112

Agency Information:
Topeka Correctional Facility
815 SE Rice Rd.
Topeka, KS 66607

To apply go to  Applications and resumes may be submitted to the Topeka Correctional Facility, Human Resource Office, 815 SE Rice Rd, Topeka, KS 66607, online, or faxed to 785-559-5112

What to Expect Next:  Once your complete application package (including all required documents) is received, we will conduct an evaluation of your qualifications and determine your ranking.  Based on your ranking or numerical score, you may be referred to the hiring manager for further consideration and possible interview. Once that review is completed you will be contacted for an interview or notified that you were not selected for an interview.

Reasonable Accommodation Policy Statement:  State agencies must provide reasonable accommodation to applicants with disabilities where appropriate. Applicants requiring reasonable accommodation for any part of the application and hiring process should contact the hiring agency directly. Determinations on requests for reasonable accommodation will be made on a case-by-case basis.

Veterans Preference’ Eligible (VPE):  Formal military personnel that have been verified as “veteran” under K.S.A. 73-201 will receive an interview if they meet the minimum requirements of the class. The veterans’ preference laws do not guarantee the veteran a job.  Positions are filled as determine by the hiring manager as being the best qualified.

How to Apply for Veteran's Preference
Applicants claiming veterans' preference for the first time must complete:
•The Veteran Preference field on the Personal Information Registration form, and
•Submit a complete, legible copy of their discharge document (DD 214), showing enlisted and discharge dates, type of discharge, medals received, etc.

Please mail the copy of your DD 214, to:
Kansas Department of Administration,
Division of Personnel Services,
900 SW Jackson, Room 401-N
Landon State Office Building
Topeka, Kansas 66612

or Fax to (785) 291-3715

Find out more about us at our website

Class/Uncl: U    Full/Part Time: F    Grade 001    Hiring Rate: $0.00    Pay Frequency: Biweekly   

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