Librarian job – The GEO Group Australia – Melbourne VIC

The GEO Group Australia

Melbourne VIC

Brand new facility

Role commences October 2017

About The GEO Group Australia

We are the country’s leading provider of outsourced correctional services, operating in NSW, QLD and VIC. GEO aims to deliver better corrections and create safer communities. We focus on providing a continuum of care and integration of services to make a real difference in the lives of people we work with.

For more information about our organisation, visit our website at

About Ravenhall Correctional Centre

Ravenhall Correctional Centre is a medium security men’s prison opening in late 2017 in Ravenhall, Victoria.

Ravenhall will redefine the role of the modern prison. It’s unique design and service model provides an unprecedented emphasis on offender rehabilitation and reintegration. If you are motivated to work therapeutically to create successful outcomes for prisoners, Ravenhall is the place for you.

To learn more about Ravenhall Correctional Centre, click


About the Opportunity

As the Librarian you will oversee, administer, and manage the Centre’s Learning Resource area ensuring that updated and relevant information / literature is available to offenders through a variety of media.

You will primarily be responsible for:
Administering and managing the centre’s library and all resources associated with this service

Maintaining and ensuring that all resources are recorded in the data base system

Coordinating and administering the Centre’s Reception Committee ensuring that all relevant data bases, documentation, and roster are administered

Developing and implementing technological change to provide offenders with a variety of media to access information and literature

Preparing and writing reports using a variety of software packages

Providing basic security through the monitoring of offender activity and compliance to rules

Participating in the offender induction program and Offender Classification Program

Assisting the Senior Educator with duties as required

If required, act in the role of Senior Educator during extended periods of absence

Your Skills & Experience

To succeed in this role you will possess the following:
Qualifications and/or equivalent experience in education or librarian fields

Proven understanding of education and training programs for offenders in a correctional environment

Demonstrated experience and skills in developing and implementing technological change

Demonstrated well-developed interpersonal, communication, and conflict resolution skills

Ability to work within a correctional setting, which will involve direct contact with prisoners

Tertiary qualification in Library and Information Services (desirable)

For further information about this role including the

Position Description

and how to apply, please click the Apply Now button.

About the Benefits

Joining GEO is your chance to make a real and lasting difference in the lives of prisoners, their families and the community. Benefits of working for GEO, include but are not limited to:

Role diversity and internal career progression opportunities

Ongoing professional development opportunities (including further education sponsorship)

Flexible working arrangements

Competitive salary and rewards scheme

Free parking

Employee Assistance Program

Staff gym

Subsidised meals

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Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander applicants are highly encouraged to apply

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