Library Assistant

  • Full Time
  • Yaounde

Goethe-Institut Kamerun

The Goethe-Institut Kamerun is looking from 01.07.2022 for a full-time library assistant for a period of two years with the possibility of extension.

Goethe Institut is the cultural institute of the Federal Republic of Germany active worldwide. With 158 institutes in 98 countries. It aims to promote the German language abroad. International cultural cooperation and the dissemination of a comprehensive image of Germany.

Job Profile:

  • Follow-up of library users and the circulation of documentary resources
  • Processing of requests for information
  • Maintenance of the documentary fund
  • Catalog
  • Proactive development of offers for library users
  • Design and participation in library projects and activities
  • Collaboration in communication: Presentation of media in the library according to the needs of users, implementation of advertising measures, management of social channels among others…
  • Cash management and administrative tasks
Conditions to be met:
  • Higher education (BA) in a field of social or cultural sciences
  • Very good knowledge of French and English (written and oral). Knowledge of German at least at level A2 is an advantage.
  • Willingness to train in relevant business areas
  • Great affinity with media and digital tools
  • Great affinity with media and digital tools
  • Interest in working with a diverse audience of adults, youth and children
  • Ability to work independently 
  • Great communicative, social and intercultural competence
  • Ability to work under pressure
  • Propensity to work in a team
  • Flexibility and availability to work evenings and/or weekends


Send your application file consisting of the usual documents (CV, cover letter and diplomas) exclusively by email in a single pdf file maximum 3MB) with the subject “Library” until May 29, 2022 to the following address: Bewerbung-

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