PT Information Assistant - East Brunswick Public Library

An Information Assistant works alongside professional librarians at the Information Desk. An Information Assistant displays a helpful demeanor while conducting ready-reference to help patrons use both print and electronic resources to answer non-research questions. An Information Assistant must have enthusiasm for public libraries and serving the public. The individual supports the library’s key health and business initiatives; provides feedback on database trials and new purchase acquisitions as part of an Information Services team; and is knowledgeable of and has the ability to market library resources. These include maintaining knowledge of library events, resources, website, health portal, Career Connections portal, online databases, eBooks and electronic magazines.

This position is 8 hours per week: Thursdays 5-9 p.m., every Sunday 1-5 p.m., plus flexibility as needed to cover weekday, evening or weekend shifts.


An Information Assistant must have a bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university. Experience working in a library setting or pursuing library studies is a plus.
Job Application Deadline: 
Friday, March 16, 2018
MLS or Library School Required: 
NJ County (If Applicable): 
Job Focus: 
Public/Adult Services
Support Staff/Paraprofessional
$18.20 per hour
How To Apply:: 

Applications are available in the Administration Office, at the Information Services Desk at the library, and on the library website at Send cover letter, resume, and application to HR, East Brunswick Public Library, 2 Jean Walling Civic Center, East Brunswick, NJ 08816.