Government Operations Consultant II – 70002888
This advertisement is for a Career Service position located at Central Office in the Office of Programs and Re-Entry.
Salary Rate: $50,000.08 Annually
SPECIFIC DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES:
The incumbent in this position is expected to become familiar in the Department’s reentry initiatives; display leadership skills that demonstrate the Department’s commitment to reentry efforts while maintaining a professional demeanor. The incumbent in this position is responsible for processing vendor invoices, distribution of warrants to vendors or assisting in the review of vendor invoices in compliance with Section 215.422, Florida Statutes. The incumbent in this position is expected to perform other duties as necessary. This is work developing, implementing, coordinating, monitoring, and evaluating statewide programs of library and law library services in correctional institutions. Duties and responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
- Assists in administering a statewide system of institutional law library programs, to include reviewing the contents of legal collections to assure that major collection law libraries continue to comply with applicable court decisions, laws and rules.
- Conducting periodic reviews to determine whether new collections should be established, or whether existing legal collections should be upgraded, downgraded, moved, or disbanded.
- Developing annual budget requests for maintenance of the law library collections, initiating and monitoring all central office activities related to the ordering and receipt of research materials.
- Monitoring the inventories of institutional law library collections to ensure that they comply with the requirements of rule 33-501.301 “Law Libraries”.
- Assists with the development and reviewing of the Department’s long-range plan for library service, including the development and implementation of goals related to online delivery and expansion of library programs.
- Reviewing institutional requests to add supplemental legal materials to their collections and maintaining regular contact with providers to secure new information on legal research materials and technologies or to resolve problems relating to the delivery or payment of legal materials.
- Assist with the development and reviewing of plans and proposals for staffing and funding of library programs and reviews plans and proposals for renovation or construction of library facilities.
- Provides technical assistance and information on issues relating to general library services, law library services, and inmate access to admissible reading material to Regional Program Managers, Institution Staff, and Library Supervisors. Makes institutional visits to review and monitor general library and law library services program activities.
- Conducts monitoring visits of general services library programs on a regular basis to ensure continued compliance with departmental rules and standards; provides technical assistance and advice to central office, region, and institutional administrators on issues relating to general library services.
- Assists in the coordination of the activities of the Department’s Literature Review Committee as set forth in 33-501.401, Admissible Reading Materials.
- Assist with the ongoing statewide training, testing, and certification of inmate law clerks at the institutional level.
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS & ABILITIES:
- Ability to work independently.
- Ability to communicate effectively.
- Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with others.
- Knowledge of basic management principles and practices.
- Ability to plan, organize and coordinate work assignments.
- Knowledge of the methods of data collection and analysis.
- Ability to conduct fact-finding research.
- Ability to utilize problem-solving techniques.
- Ability to organize data into logical format for presentation in reports, documents and other written materials.
- Ability to understand and apply applicable rules, regulations, policies and procedures relating to operational and management analysis activities.
- Ability to collect, evaluate and analyze data to develop alternative recommendations, solve problems, document work flow and other activities relating to the improvement of operational and management practices.
- Knowledge of Department of Corrections rules, policies, and procedures.
- Performs related work as required.
Applications will be accepted until 11:59 PM on the closing date.
The State of Florida is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Affirmative Action Employer, and does not tolerate discrimination or violence in the workplace.
Candidates requiring a reasonable accommodation, as defined by the Americans with Disabilities Act, must notify the agency hiring authority and/or People First Service Center (1-866-663-4735). Notification to the hiring authority must be made in advance to allow sufficient time to provide the accommodation.
The State of Florida supports a Drug-Free workplace. All employees are subject to reasonable suspicion drug testing in accordance with Section 112.0455, F.S., Drug-Free Workplace Act.
VETERANS’ PREFERENCE. Pursuant to Chapter 295, Florida Statutes, candidates eligible for Veterans’ Preference will receive preference in employment for Career Service vacancies and are encouraged to apply. Candidates claiming Veterans’ Preference must attach supporting documentation with each submission that includes character of service (for example, DD Form 214 Member Copy #4) along with any other documentation as required by Rule 55A-7, Florida Administrative Code. Veterans’ Preference documentation requirements are available by clicking here. All documentation is due by the close of the vacancy announcement.
Nearest Major Market: Tallahassee
Please note, when submitting a college/university degree, if selected for this position official transcripts will be required.
- Demonstration of knowledge, skills, and abilities documented on position description as demonstrated by education, work experience and/or work sample and interview.
- A master’s degree in Library Science or equivalent experience is required.
- Travel is required.
Support of knowledge, skills, and abilities should be demonstrated on the application, in the education, in the work experience, in the work sample, in the interview and/or during reference checks.
If you are interested in this position and meet the above indicated qualification and have the desired education, knowledge and experience, please submit a State of Florida Application and resume through the People First system. If you experience problems applying on-line, please call the People First Service Center at 1-877-562-7287.
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