Reporting directly to the Coordinator of Transitional Services the Correctional Services Librarian will be responsible for delivering jail and prison based library services to incarcerated New Yorkers in the NYC Department of Corrections Jail facilities and state & federal prisons as needed. The Correctional Services Librarian is primarily responsible for operating weekly book loan service in NYC jails, providing programming at State and Federal Prisons, and actively developing audiences for family reunification programming for families impacted by the justice system (through library based video visitation services and early literacy programming for incarcerated parents). A key member of the team that delivers service to the jails and prisons, this person will advance the mission of the Brooklyn Public Library by providing access to resources and learning opportunities to people with limited access to the library. The successful candidate will also be expected to use the resources of the Outreach Department to identify overlapping services to other populations we serve.
This position is a union position, represented by District Council 37. The salary for this position is $51,490.