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Library Assistant - Part-Time

TITLE: Apply Library Assistant - Part-Time
Margaret Estes Library
LOCATION: Longview
DATE POSTED: 03-01-2023
REPORTS TO: Director, Margaret Estes Library
SCHEDULE: Part-time, 20-29 hours weekly as needed. Office hours are primarily weekdays, but evening and weekend hours may be required.

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 part-time access services librarian to provide oversight of circulation services, research assistance, and manage the interlibrary loan service. 


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


  • 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.
  • Candidate must have a Bachelor’s degree, preferably in a field that requires research (examples: English, theology, business, psychology); a Master’s Degree is preferred. MLS/MLIS will take precedence.
  • Must be organized and detail oriented.
  • Superb customer service skills are required.
  • The ability to work independently is required.
SALARY: Pay is competitive and commensurate with experience and other qualifications.

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 or from the Business Office, LeTourneau University, 2100 Mobberly Avenue, Longview, TX  75602.  Send completed application and a current résumé to:

LeTourneau University
ATTN: Human Resources
P.O. Box 7001
Longview, Texas 75607-7001
FAX (903) 233-4103
E-mail address:


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.

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 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.

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