Human Resources
Keeny Hall 418
P.O. Box 3173
Ruston, Louisiana  71272

 Position Announcement

Government Documents/Reference Librarian
Louisiana Tech University

The library is a Federal regional depository with over 2.6 million documents.

Qualifications: ALA-accredited MLS; knowledge of Federal Depository Library Program guidelines and practices; knowledge of Louisiana Public Document Depository Program guidelines and practices; experience with print, electronic and Internet library instruction; knowledge of traditional and electronic reference sources; experience with integrated library systems; ability to work effectively with faculty, staff, and students; excellent oral and written communication skills; experience providing information services and a second graduate degree is preferred.

Responsibilities: Primary oversight of state/federal regional depository and USGS map depository; serve as Government Documents Specialist in the Reference Department and provide in-depth document reference service.

Duties: Duties include staffing the Reference Desk during daytime, night and weekend rotation schedule, database searching, collection development, technical processing of documents and other duties as assigned.

Salary/ Rank: Competitive starting salary commensurate with qualifications and experience. Twelve month, tenure-track position at the appointment rank of Assistant Professor to begin September 2014. Competitive benefit package.

Louisiana Tech University is a selective admission public university with 12,000 undergraduate and graduate students. Main campus is located in Ruston, a city of 22,000 in the rolling piney hills of north Louisiana and conveniently located between the two metropolitan areas of Monroe and Shreveport and two recreational state parks. Prescott Memorial Library, with a staff of 20, is a member of the LOUIS statewide library consortium, as well as LYRASIS and OCLC.

Application Review: Review of applications will begin June 16, 2014. The position will remain open until filled; however, candidates are encouraged to apply as soon as possible.

Application Procedure: Send letter of application, unofficial transcripts, and résumé/vita with names, addresses, e-mail addresses and daytime phone numbers of at least three professional references to:

Kevin Cuccia, Chair
Government Documents/Reference Librarian Committee
Prescott Memorial Library
P.O. Box 10408
Louisiana Tech University
Ruston, Louisiana 71272

Louisiana Tech University, a member of the University of Louisiana Systems, is an Affirmative Action, Equal Opportunity Employer. Women and Minorities are encouraged to apply.

For more information consult our web site:

Louisiana Tech University adheres to the equal opportunity provisions of federal and civil rights laws, and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, marital status or disability.

The Title IX Coordinator is Carrie Flournoy, President's Office, Wyly Tower 1620; phone: (318) 257-3785; e-mail

The 504 Coordinator is Dr. Linda Griffin, Dean Student Development, Keeny Hall 305; phone: (318) 257-2445; e-mail

Successful applicants must be eligible to work in the United States. Individuals with disabilities needing special accommodations concerning accessibility or application materials/procedures should contact the Human Resources Office for assistance. Telephone (318) 257-2235.



Louisiana Tech University is a member of the University of Louisiana System