JOB: Library Assistant, Mechanics’ Institute, San Francisco

9.5 hours per week (selected evenings until 9 p.m. and weekends until 5 p.m.)
$14 – $17 hourly, commensurate with experience
Closing Date: 11/1/17

The Library Assistant performs customer service, clerical, and technical tasks typical of a small, busy library. Library Assistants staff the circulation desk, providing courteous and accurate service to Mechanics’ Institute members.

Duties include:

• checking out and receiving library materials
• keeping accurate circulation records
• registering new members
• receiving and recording payment of fines
• materials processing
• shelving and shelf-reading using alphabetical and Dewey Decimal classification systems
• utilizing a computer to retrieve information and input data
• creating library documents such as holds slips, overdue notices, paging lists, and other related documents
• articulating library policies and procedures to library members
• providing information and assistance to library members and visitors
• providing assistance with and troubleshooting of public and workstation computers
• handling other tasks as assigned

Full job description and application instructions available online.