Job Opportunities

 

Teen Focused 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 librarian to fill a full time Librarian position in the Adult & Teen Services Department at our Crest Hill Branch Library.  This position equals 40 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 to adults, teens, and tweens including planning and presenting library programs, collection development, instructing patrons in the use of electronic and print resources, assisting with coverage of other departments in times of need, 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 $18.00 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 Colleen Melone, Adult & Teen Services Supervisor via e-mail, or via mail to Colleen Melone, White Oak Library District, 20670 Kubinski Dr., Crest Hill, IL 60403.

Applications accepted until position is filled. 

 

Page/Shelver - Romeoville Branch

The White Oak Library District, serving the communities of Crest Hill, Lockport, and Romeoville, Illinois is seeking applicants interested in filling a part time page/shelver position at our Romeoville 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 $10.00 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 at lmajewski@whiteoaklibrary.org; 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 $18.00 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.