Job Opportunities

 

Adult Services / Reference Librarian (Crest Hill Branch)

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 Branch Manager.  

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 $17.00 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 resume to Amy Byrne, Crest Hill Branch Manager via e-mail, or via mail to Amy Byrne, White Oak Library District, 20670 Len Kubinski Dr., Crest Hill, IL 60403. Applications accepted until position is filled.  

 

Custodian (Romeoville Branch)

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 Sunday through Thursday mornings.  Library custodians are responsible for routine cleaning, snow removal, landscaping, and meeting room setup and tear-down.  Requires ability to work independently as well as under direct supervision.   

This position will be paid at the pay grade of Clerk II as outlined by the library’s salary schedule ($11.50 / hr). This is an hourly, non-exempt position.

Minimum Qualifications:  A high school diploma 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 Sunday – Thursday 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.

 

Custodian (Lockport Branch)

The White Oak Library District is seeking a part time Custodian to fill a 15 hours per week position at our Lockport Branch Library.  The work schedule consists of Monday through Friday mornings.  Library custodians are responsible for routine cleaning, snow removal, landscaping, and meeting room setup and tear-down.  Requires ability to work independently as well as under direct supervision.   

This position will be paid at the pay grade of Clerk II as outlined by the library’s salary schedule ($11.50 / hr). This is an hourly, non-exempt position.

Minimum Qualifications:  A high school diploma 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 Monday – Friday 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.


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 $17.00 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.