Library Assistant

TITLE:Library Assistant
Margaret Estes Library
DATE POSTED: Thursday, November 9, 2017
LOCATION: Longview
REPORTS TO: Director, Margaret Estes Library


 Part-time evening (Monday-Thursday) and weekend position 


LeTourneau University seeks a person with an enthusiastic and contagious Christian faith who is committed to Christian higher education and integrating faith with learning. The Margaret Estes Library is seeking a library assistant to help patrons with research requests.  Under the administrative direction of librarians, the employee will provide reference and circulation services.

  • Meets library needs of faculty, staff, residential, and global students.
  • Provides library reference services.
  • Performs circulation desk tasks.
  • Maintains shelving system according to Library of Congress classification.
  • Manages library information systems.
  • Supervises student workers.
  • Assists with the university archives and R.G. LeTourneau Museum.
  • Other duties as assigned.


  • Candidate must have a Bachelor’s degree, preferably in a field that requires research (examples: English, business, psychology).
  • Superb customer service skills are required.
  • The ability to work independently is required.
  • The person frequently communicates with students, faculty, and community members and must be able to exchange accurate information in these situations. The person operates computers and other productivity equipment and machinery.
  • The person must be able to evaluate digital, print, and archive material, including those in various font types and sizes.
  • The person frequently moves audiovisual and library equipment and books weighing up to 50 lbs.



Applications will be reviewed in the order received and will continue until the position is filled.

In accordance with applicable provisions of federal law, applicants for employment who are in agreement with the educational mission of LeTourneau University and applicants for admission to educational programs or activities are considered without discrimination on the basis of race, age, sex, handicapping condition, national origin or genetic information.  Inquiries about this policy should be directed to the Director of Human Resources, (903) 233-4170.
Applications are required and are available from www.letu.edu/jobs or from the Business Office, LeTourneau University, 2100 Mobberly Avenue, Longview, TX  75602.  Send completed application and a current résumé to:
Shelby Ware
Margaret Estes Library
P.O. Box 7001
Longview, TX 75607


LeTourneau University is the premier Christian polytechnic university in the nation where educators engage students to nurture Christian virtue, develop competency and ingenuity in their professional fields, integrate faith and work, and serve the local and global community.

LETU is a Christ-centered, interdenominational institute of higher learning offering more than 85 undergraduate and graduate degree programs in arts and sciences, aviation, business & technology, communication, computer science, criminal justice, education, engineering, nursing, psychology & counseling and theology & vocation. LETU's 2,700 students represent nearly all 50 states, more than 30 foreign countries, and around 50 different denominational groups. In addition to residential programs at the main campus in Longview, Texas, students are enrolled in a robust suite of online programs, as well as innovative hybrid programs in the Dallas and Houston areas.

LETU is consistently recognized by U.S. News and World Report as one of "America's Best Colleges," and the engineering program is ranked nationally. LeTourneau University is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (1866 Southern Lane, Decatur, Georgia 30033-4097, telephone 404-679-4500, at http://www.sacscoc.org) to award associate, baccalaureate and master's degrees. LeTourneau University's engineering and engineering technology programs are accredited by the Engineering Accreditation Commission and the Technology Accreditation Commission of the Accreditation Board of Engineering and Technology, 111 Market Place, Suite 1050, Baltimore, MD 21202-4012 - telephone: 410-347-7700. The Carnegie Foundation classifies LeTourneau University as a Master's (Comprehensive) University II.

The 162 acre main campus is located in Longview, Texas, a progressive hub city with an MSA of over 190,000, nestled among the beautiful pine-forested hills and lakes of East Texas. It is approximately 120 miles east of Dallas, Texas and 60 miles west of Shreveport, Louisiana.

See http://www.letu.edu for more information.