JOB: Library Assistant, C. G. Jung Institute of San Francisco

Part-time position, 10 hours per week.  Schedule of hours and days (Monday through Friday) to be negotiated. $15 per hour.

Requirements for this position are one of the following:  2+ years of college and some library work experience in circulation tasks; or a Library Technician’s certificate; or enrollment in a community college library tech program or in a library science program; or 1 year of Library work experience, preferably with circulation.

Minimum Qualifications:  English proficiency.  Reliability. Attention to detail and ability to perform detailed work with accuracy.  Ability to learn new procedures/software quickly. Ability to perform duties in a timely manner. Excellent interpersonal skills and positive customer service attitude. Ability to lift up to 30 lbs.

Desired:   Strong computer skills (such as Microsoft Word and general office software, experience with databases, internet searching); accurate typing; demonstrated attention to detail in past work experience; ability to handle repetitive work with good humor. Experience working in library technical services (including WorldCat, Docline) and/or with an automated library system. Interest in and experience with the field of psychology or Jungian psychology would be helpful.

Essential responsibilities of this position include:  managing circulation of materials, including reserves and overdues; checking in and processing journals; interlibrary loan processing; keeping detailed records and statistics; preparing books for cataloging; ordering books and supplies; inventory; perform physical tasks such as shelving books (including standing on step ladder to shelve) and lifting and packing boxes.

The successful candidate will be a self-starter and be able to work with a minimum of supervision, and possess a friendly and energetic manner and good organizational skills.  They will be able to perform detailed work with accuracy, to prioritize tasks, and to work well with patrons and as a team member.

The position is available in August, 2009.  To apply, please send or email a resume to the C. G. Jung Institute of San Francisco ( by June 30, 2009. Please put “LIBRARY ASST” IN THE EMAIL SUBJECT LINE. No phone calls please.

We are proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer.

C. G. Jung Institute of San Francisco
2040 Gough St.
San Francisco, CA 94109
(415) 771-8055 x207