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 effects 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. Ability to work days, evenings and weekends is required. Knowledge of the Polaris Database is a plus. Applicant will also be required to travel between library facilities as needed. Salary starts at $20.50 per hour and will increase to $21.50 per hour in July 2021 .
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 firstname.lastname@example.org.