Job Opportunities

 

Technical Services Specialist - (full time)

The White Oak Library District, serving the communities of Crest Hill, Lockport, and Romeoville, Illinois is currently seeking an energetic and dedicated cataloger to work in our Technical Services Department.  This is a full time position. The selected candidate will be expected to work well with the Technical Services Manager and catalogers as well as other library staff and volunteers.  Position reports to the Technical Services Manager. The Technical Services Specialist (cataloger) works under the direct supervision of the Technical Services Manager and is responsible for cataloging, classification, and data entry of District materials in many formats.

Minimum qualifications: Requires a Library Technical Assistant (LTA) certificate with one year of relevant work experience, or five years of appropriate library experience and the ability to learn copy cataloging.  Also requires the ability to pass relevant qualifying exams as prescribed by the State Library, the Reaching Across Illinois Library System, or the Pinnacle Library Cooperative.  Applicants should also have strong computer skills, the ability to work days, evenings and weekends, and a deep-seated motivation to deliver excellent support to those relying on the Technical Services Department.  

Salary begins at $16.50 per hour and increases commensurate with performance.  Benefits include paid vacation, personal, and sick time as well as IMRF retirement, health insurance, dental and vision benefits.  Selected candidate will be required to pass a screen for illegal drugs and submit to a criminal background check before hire.

Application procedure: Interested parties should submit their cover letter and resume to Alexi Knebel, Technical Services Manager via e-mail ; or via mail to Alexi Knebel, White Oak Library District, 201 W. Normantown Rd., Romeoville, IL 60446.   

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 $21.00 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.

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 $16.50 per hour and increases commensurate with performance.  

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

Applications accepted until position is filled.

Adult Services Librarian - Romeoville 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 Romeoville 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 $21.00 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 Jeanne Jesernik, Romeoville Adult & Teen Services Supervisor via e-mail , or via mail to Jeanne Jesernik, 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 position.  

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 $14.00 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 $21.00 per hour and increases commensurate with performance.

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.