Job Opportunities 

Teen Librarian / Part time position / 10 – 20 hours per week

Posting Date: 9/12/2018

The South Brunswick Public Library is looking for a creative, enthusiastic, self-motivated part-time librarian or graduate student enrolled in an ALA accredited library program, to join our library team. The ideal candidate, under the direction of the Supervising Teen Librarian, will help develop and implement quality teen programming and assist with collection development.  In addition, this individual will be required to perform a variety of professional duties at the Information Desk including reference assistance and readers’ advisory for both teens and adults. 

The schedule for this position requires availability on Sunday afternoons, one Saturday a month, and rotating Monday evenings. Flexibility with evening hours to accommodate teen programming and desk hours preferred.

Primary responsibilities include:

  • Coordinate and implement teen programs under the direction of the Supervising Teen librarian
  • Provide Readers’ Advisory services and prepare Readers’ Advisory tools
  • Maintain collection of YA material through weeding and purchasing recommendations
  • Provide reference assistance for both teens and adults
  • Staff the Information Services Desk and the Young Adult Room
  • Advise and assist library users in the use of library services and tools
  • Advise and assist in the supervision and training of large number of teen volunteers


  • Positive, pro-active attitude and ability to provide outstanding customer service
  • MLIS or equivalent from an ALA accredited institution and NJ Public Library Certification or enrollment in a graduate level program from an ALA accredited institution
  • General knowledge of Young Adult literature
  • Some experience with YA programming preferred
  • Willingness to work flexible hours to assist with YA library programs
  • Ability/willingness to develop a good rapport with teens to identify their needs and interests
  • Familiarity with technology and social media and the ability to adapt to changes in technology
  • Speak, write and communicate in English effectively
  • Sunday and evening hours required
  • Knowledge of SIRSI/Workflows a plus


2018 starting salary for an Information Assistant (no library degree) is $18.15/hour

2018 starting salary for Librarian is $28.08/hour

Please email resume with job application and cover letter to Judy Pietrobono, Assistant Director, at jpietrobono@sbpl.info. Applications will be accepted until the position is filled.

The application can be picked up at the Borrower Services Desk or can be downloaded here.

Custodian /  Part-Time  /11 hours per week

Monday and Wednesday 6 PM – 9:45 PM and 3.5 Hours Friday evening OR Saturday morning

Hourly rate: $15.46

Posting Date: 8/21/2018

The South Brunswick Public Library is seeking a reliable and responsible self-starter to work with our Maintenance Department to keep the library clean and set up and break down meeting rooms.  The ideal candidate should be personable, able to work independently and read and follow written instructionsHousekeeping or custodial experience a plus.   Key Job Responsibilities:

  • Maintain overall order and cleanliness of the library.
  • Clean and disinfect restrooms.
  • Empty trash from receptacles.
  • Dust, sweep, mop, vacuum, and clean floors, furniture and fixtures.
  • Maintain security and safety of the library building.
  • Work on special projects as assigned.

Ability to:

  • Learn and use the Library’s custodial equipment, materials and office equipment.
  • Work with cleaning chemicals, vapors, debris and dust and other conditions both indoors and outdoors.
  • Speak, write and communicate effectively in English.
  • Work independently with minimal supervision.
  • Maintain effective working relationship with both the public and colleagues.
  • Lift, push and pull up to 50 lbs and perform other strenuous physical activities.
  • Work evenings and weekends as required.


  • High school diploma preferred.
  • Must have a valid NJ driver’s license.
  • Must be physically and mentally capable of performing job tasks.
  • Drug free (testing may be required)
  • Must successfully pass a six month probation period.
  • Must successfully pass a thorough criminal history background check.

The application can be picked up at the Borrower Services Desk or can be downloaded here. Position open until filled. Applications may be sent electronically to gcatano@sbpl.info

Gary Catano

Maintenance Supervisor

South Brunswick Library

110 Kingston Lane

Monmouth Junction, NJ  08904


South Brunswick and the South Brunswick Public Library are Equal Opportunity Employers.