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Page / Shelver - Crest Hill Branch (part time)

The White Oak Library District, serving the communities of Crest Hill, Lockport, and Romeoville, Illinois is seeking an applicant interested in filling a part time page/shelver position at our Crest Hill Branch.  This part time position equals 15 hours per week.
 
Selected candidate will be expected to shelve all manner of library materials and perform other basic assistance to library staff as assigned.  Position reports to the Circulation Supervisor.  

Minimum qualifications: Must be of legal working age in the State of Illinois.  Applicants with a high school diploma and/or relevant library experience preferred.  Applicants should also have some familiarity with computers and electronic mail and possess the ability to work days, evenings and weekends as assigned.  Salary range begins at $12.00 per hour and increases commensurate with performance.  

APPLICATION PROCEDURE: Interested parties should submit their application materials to Diane Marston, Crest Hill Circulation Supervisor in person or via e-mail ; or via mail to Diane Marston, White Oak Library District, 20670 Kubinski Dr., Crest Hill, IL 60403. 

Applications accepted until position is filled.

Children's Services Supervisor - Romeoville Branch (full time)

The White Oak Library District, serving the communities of Crest Hill, Lockport, and Romeoville, Illinois is seeking an energetic, creative, and innovative Supervisor for the children's department at our Romeoville Branch. This full-time position equals 40 hours per week.

The selected candidate will oversee a staff of three who are expected to provide a diverse range of professional children's library services, including planning and presenting in-person and virtual programs (both at the library and at area schools), collection development, staffing the Children's desk, instructing patrons in the use of electronic and print resources, and a variety of related tasks. The Covid-19 pandemic of course affects how these duties are currently being completed safely. This position reports directly to the Branch Manager.

Minimum qualifications: Fully completed MLS from an ALA-accredited graduate program required, with a minimum of two years of relevant experience. Applicants should be computer savvy and be fluent in the use of the Internet and online resources. The ability to work days, evenings, and weekends is required. Knowledge of the Polaris Database is a plus. The applicant will be required to travel between library facilities as needed. Salary starts at $22.00 per hour and increases commensurate with performance.

APPLICATION PROCEDURE: Interested parties should submit their cover letter and resume to Beverly Krakovec, Romeoville Branch Manager, 201 W. Normantown Rd., Romeoville, IL 60446 or via e-mail at bkrakovec@whiteoaklib.org

Applications accepted until position is filled.


Adult Services Librarian - Crest Hill Branch (part time)

The White Oak Library District, serving the communities of Crest Hill, Lockport, and Romeoville, Illinois is seeking an energetic, creative, and innovative Adult/Reference librarian to fill a part time position at our Crest Hill Branch Library.  This position equals 25 hours per week.

The selected candidate will be expected to work within a team of peers to provide a diverse range of professional library services including planning and presenting library programs, collection development, staffing the reference desk, instructing patrons in the use of electronic and print resources, and a variety of related tasks. Position reports directly to the Adult & Teen Services Supervisor.  

Minimum qualifications: Fully completed MLS from an ALA-accredited graduate program.  Applicants should have computer experience, including Internet and the use of online databases, and ability to work days, evenings and weekends. Knowledge of the Polaris Database is a plus. Applicants will also be required to travel between our facilities as needed. Salary begins at $20.00 per hour and increases commensurate with performance.   

The selected candidate will also undergo a 30 day probationary period, during which time they will be expected to demonstrate certain basic competencies that are considered a minimum requirement for carrying out the duties of this position.  

APPLICATION PROCEDURE: Interested parties should submit their cover letter and resume to Yumarys Polanco-Miller, Crest Hill Adult & Teen Services Supervisor via e-mail , or via mail to Yumarys Polanco-Miller, White Oak Library District, 20670 Kubinski Dr., Crest Hill, IL 60403.

Applications accepted until position is filled.

Page/Shelver - Lockport Branch (part time)

The White Oak Library District, serving the communities of Crest Hill, Lockport, and Romeoville, Illinois is seeking an applicant interested in filling a part time page/shelver position at our Lockport Branch.  This part time position equals 15 hours per week.
 
Selected candidate will be expected to shelve all manner of library materials and perform other basic assistance to library staff as assigned.  Position reports to the Circulation Supervisor.  

Minimum qualifications: Must be of legal working age in the State of Illinois.  Applicants with a high school diploma and/or relevant library experience preferred.  Applicants should also have some familiarity with computers and electronic mail and possess the ability to work days, evenings and weekends as assigned.  Salary range begins at $12.00 per hour and increases commensurate with performance.  

APPLICATION PROCEDURE: Interested parties should submit their application materials to Kellen Smith, Lockport Circulation Supervisor in person or via e-mail ; or via mail to Kellen Smith, White Oak Library District, 121 E. 8th St., Lockport, IL 60441.  

Applications accepted until position is filled.

Custodian - Romeoville Branch (part time)

The White Oak Library District is seeking a part time Custodian to fill a 17 hours per week position at our Romeoville Branch Library.  The work schedule consists of 5 mornings each week, with 3 hours each on Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday mornings and then 4 hours each on Friday and Saturday mornings.  Library custodians are responsible for routine cleaning, snow removal, landscaping, and meeting room setup and tear-down. This position requires the ability to work independently as well as under direct supervision.   

PAY GRADE:  This position will be paid at the pay grade of Clerk II as outlined by the library’s salary schedule ($14.00 / hr). This is an hourly, non-exempt position.

Minumum Qualifications:  A high school diploma (or equivalent) with 1 year work experience, a valid driver’s license, and the ability to drive a full sized pickup truck.  Applicants should also have the ability to work a Tuesday - Saturday early morning schedule, that can flex in times of need.  
 
APPLICATION PROCEDURE:  Interested parties should submit an application and/or resume to Scott Pointon, Director via e-mail ; or via mail to Scott Pointon, White Oak Library District, 201 W. Normantown Rd., Romeoville, IL 60446.   

Applications accepted until position is filled.

Adult Services Specialist - Romeoville Branch (part time)

The White Oak Library District, serving the communities of Crest Hill, Lockport, and Romeoville, Illinois is seeking applicants interested in filling a part-time position in the Adult & Teen Services Department at our Romeoville Branch.  This part time position equals 18 hours per week.
 
The selected candidate will be expected to provide a diverse range of library patron services including staffing the reference desk, instructing patrons in the use of electronic and print resources, and a variety of related tasks. Position reports directly to the Adult & Teen Services Supervisor.

Minimum qualifications: Must possess a Library Technical Assistant Certificate (LTA), or possess a bachelor’s degree and relevant experience.  Adult services/reference experience in a public library preferred.  Applicants should have computer experience, including Internet and the use of online databases, and ability to work days, evenings and weekends. Knowledge of the Polaris integrated library system is a plus. Applicants will also be required to travel between our facilities as needed. Salary range begins at $15.50 per hour and increases commensurate with performance.  

APPLICATION PROCEDURE: Interested parties should submit their cover letter and resume to Dennis Broz, Romeoville Branch Adult & Teen Services Supervisor via e-mail, or via mail to Dennis Broz, White Oak Library District, 201 W. Normantown Rd., Romeoville, IL 60446. 

Applications accepted until position is filled.

Circulation Clerk I - Romeoville Branch (part time)

The White Oak Library District, serving the communities of Crest Hill, Lockport, and Romeoville, Illinois is seeking applicants interested in a part time Circulation Clerk I position at our Romeoville Branch.  This position equals 18 hours per week.

The selected candidate will be expected to handle all aspects of patron services in a team atmosphere at our Circulation desk.  Excellent customer service / people skills are a must.  Position reports to the Circulation Supervisor.

The selected candidate will also undergo a 30 day probationary period, during which time they will be expected to demonstrate certain basic competencies that are considered a minimum requirement for carrying out the duties of the positions.  

Minimum qualifications: Must possess a high school diploma.  Relevant library experience is a plus.  Spanish language skills are a plus.  Applicants should have computer experience, including Internet and the use of online databases.  Knowledge of the Polaris Database is a plus. Applicants will also be required to travel between our facilities as needed. Clerk I salary range begins at $13.00 per hour and increases commensurate with performance.

APPLICATION PROCEDURE: Interested parties should submit their application materials to Lisa Majewski, Romeoville Circulation Supervisor in person or via e-mail; or via mail to Lisa Majewski, White Oak Library District, 201 W. Normantown Rd., Romeoville, IL 60446.      

Applications accepted until position is filled.

Are you a Librarian who would like to make a few extra dollars?

The White Oak Library District, with locations in Crest Hill, Lockport, and Romeoville Illinois is seeking librarians with professional ethics and strong public service skills to serve as short term substitute staffing at our public services desks. Ideal applicants will live or work in the area and be available to fill in when regular District staff shortages will leave our desks under-staffed (vacations, conferences, sick days, etc).

Substitute librarians will be expected to provide a diverse range of general library help desk services to all ages. These services will include answering reference questions, instructing patrons in the use of electronic and print resources, and at times acting as the librarian in charge of the building.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: MLS from an ALA-accredited graduate program and reasonable availability to work occasional nights and or weekends. Applicant should have strong computer skills, including Internet and the use of online databases, as well as the ability to learn the basics of the Polaris automation system.

Applicant will also be required to travel between our three facilities, as needed. Salary range begins at $20.00 per hour and increases commensurate with experience and qualifications.

APPLICATION PROCEDURE:
Interested parties should submit their resume to Scott Pointon via e-mail ; or via mail to Scott Pointon, White Oak Library District, 201 W. Normantown Rd., Romeoville, IL 60446.