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 Adult & Teen Services department at our Lockport Branch. This full time position equals 40 hours per week.
The selected candidate will oversee a staff of four who are expected to provide a diverse range of professional library services including planning and presenting library programs and events (virtually, in the library, and occasionally at offsite locations), collection development, staffing the Adult Services desk, instructing patrons in the use of electronic and print resources, and a variety of related tasks. Position reports directly to the Branch Manager. The selected candidate must work collaboratively with fellow supervisors and managers to achieve District goals.
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.
Minimum qualifications: Must possess an MLS from an ALA-accredited graduate program, 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 Evangeline Stephenson, Lockport Branch Manager via e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org, or by mail to Evangeline Stephenson, White Oak Library District, 121 E. 8th St., Lockport, IL 60441.