Supporting the Most Exciting and Meaningful Missions in the World Under the direction of the Program Manager for the National Institute of Corrections (NIC) Information Center, the Information Specialist will identify, evaluate, and deliver information services in support of NIC programs and initiatives at the National Corrections Academy in Aurora, CO. The individuals will conduct reference librarian and research services to NIC constituents in the field, students at the Academy, and federal partners in the NIC Washington, DC office. Tasks and Responsibilities (not all inclusive): Conduct independent research in order to deliver information to the corrections field in a timely fashion Direct NIC constituents to relevant, and reliable information sources Contribute to NIC blogs, forums, and social media Make presentations to National Corrections Academy classes and meetings about NIC and the Information Center, or about the relevant corrections topic Conduct compliance review and implement modifications to NIC documents to meet standards of Section 508 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 Provide efficient, innovative, and technology focused methods to NIC for the effective dissemination of information and library resources Maintain subject matter expertise of the corrections field by monitoring corrections literature, public policy, court cases, and various other information outlets Contribute to the NIC Information Centeru2019s physical & virtual library collection, on-line resources, and bibliographies Provide access to the library through a virtual checkout system for e-books, audiobooks, and material of interest to the corrections field Provide customer service to library visitors, Academy students, and correctional leaders through staffing the libraryu2019s customer service desk and library floor Collaborate with fellow librarians, information specialists, managers, and NIC partners on NIC and Information Center initiatives Provide assistance to librarians the library technician for other services associated with the Information Center to include, cataloguing, inventory, lending, multimedia duplication, and shipping Conduct web content editing via HTML and Drupal Functional Requirements Bacheloru2019s Degree Three years experience in either a library, academic, or public administration work/volunteer environment Advance communication ability both written and verbally, to include public speaking Availability to travel up to four times per year Superior customer service skills and ability to professionally collaborate with peers and Must be able to pass a Federal government background investigation Preferred Requirements Masters in Library Sciences or Public Administration Criminal justice or corrections background Experience in information technology applications, virtual check out, and integrated library systems **MEMBERS ONLY**SIGN UP NOW***. is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. Our hiring practices provide equal opportunity for employment without regard to race, religion, color, sex, gender, national origin, age, United States military veteranu2019s status, ancestry, sexual orientation, marital status, family structure, medical condition including genetic characteristics or information, veteran status, or mental or physical disability so long as the essential functions of the job can be performed with or without reasonable accommodation, or any other protected category under federal, state, or local law.