Discovery Assistant Aurora , ON


Discovery Assistant (Permanent)

31.5 hours per week, plus Sundays when applicable

Position Summary: As a part of the Customer Opportunity team, Discovery Assistants provide exceptional customer service to the community, build positive customer relationships and create overall excellent customer experiences. Discovery Assistants are responsible for information services, reference interviews, readers' advisory, program development/facilitation and community outreach. They are approachable and friendly professionals who are adept at problem solving and providing core library information services.

Hours: Discovery Assistants work 63 hours biweekly, including evenings and weekends.

Starting Salary: $28.14 per hour


  • Undergraduate degree as well as a post-secondary library specific education from an accredited institution
  • Minimum of two years of relevant work experience
  • Experience in program planning and delivery
  • Ability to communicate with tact and to resolve conflict
  • Knowledgeable in all aspects of library service, including reference, readers' advisory, early literacy, technology instruction and resources
  • Exceptional proactive customer service skills
  • Creative and innovative approach to library services, programming and outreach
  • Working knowledge of creative studio technologies (Adobe Suite, 3D printing) and other creative tools an asset

To apply: Please email your resume as a PDF to:, attention Human Resources.

The Library will require a current Vulnerable Sector Screening from the successful applicant as a condition of employment.

Application due date: 4:00 p.m. on Friday, September 27, 2019

Closes: 27 September, 2019

Aurora Public Library
Aurora , ON