Job Opportunities


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 $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.

Circulation Clerk I - Lockport 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 Lockport Branch.  This position equals 25 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 $14.00 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.

Outreach Services 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 Outreach 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 an Outreach Department team atmosphere in house and at remote locations.  Excellent customer service / people skills are a must.  Position reports to the Outreach Manager.

Minimum qualifications: Must possess a high school diploma.  Relevant library experience is 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 Tina Williams, Outreach Manager via e-mail ; or via mail to Tina Williams, White Oak Library District, 201 W. Normantown Rd., Romeoville, IL 60446.  

Applications accepted until position is filled.

Children's Services Specialist - Crest Hill 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  Children’s Services Department at our Crest Hill Branch Library.  This part time position equals 25 hours per week.

The selected candidate will be expected to provide a diverse range of library patron services relating to children, including assistance with library programs, collection development, staffing the Children’s desk, instructing patrons in the use of electronic and print resources, and a variety of related tasks.  Position reports directly to the Children’s Supervisor.

Minimum qualifications: Must possess a Library Technical Assistant Certificate (LTA), or currently be attending an American Library Association accredited MLS graduate school, or possess a bachelor’s degree and relevant experience.  Children’s services 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 Database 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 Brittany Whyte, Crest Hill Children’s Supervisor via e-mail ; or via mail to Brittany Whyte, White Oak Library District, 20670 City Center Blvd., Crest Hill, IL 60403.

Applications accepted until position is filled.

Weekend Custodian (part time)

The White Oak Library District is seeking a weekend Custodian to fill a part time position.  This position works 10 - 15 hours per week cleaning two branch libraries located in Crest Hill and Lockport, IL.  The work schedule consists of a choice between cleaning Friday evening and Sunday morning, or cleaning Saturday and Sunday mornings.    

Selected candidate will be responsible for routine cleaning, and in times of need, snow removal, landscaping, or meeting room setup and tear-down. This position requires the ability to work independently as well as under direct supervision.   

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 have the ability to do work that is at times physically demanding.  Applicants should also have the ability to work a weekend schedule that can flex in times of need.  Our custodians must be able to travel between our facilities as needed. The salary for this position  begins at $16.00 per hour and increases commensurate with performance. This is an hourly, non-exempt position.
 
Application Procedure:  Interested parties should submit an application and/or resume to Scott Pointon, Director.  Applications may be submitted in person at any of our branch libraries ; via e-mail at spointon@whiteoaklib.org  ; 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 $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.