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Library Employment Opportunities

Dupré Library offers a wide variety of employment, ranging from part-time student worker positions to full-time faculty positions.

Classified Staff

The University posts classified staff vacancies in accordance with Civil Service regulations. These positions generally include those found in office support, technical support, campus safety, trades, and maintenance.

For a listing of these positions, view the University of Louisiana at Lafayette's posted classified staff positions. To learn more about qualifications or to apply for a position, visit Louisiana Civil Service.

Faculty & Unclassified Staff

Search committees, seeking to hire, post library faculty and unclassified staff vacancies, which include professional academic or staff positions.

For a listing of these positions, view the University of Louisiana at Lafayette's posted faculty and unclassified staff positions.


Student Workers

All applications for student employment in the library are accepted online only. Before submitting an application, students must be eligible through the Federal Work-Study program.

Application for Student Employment: Dupré Library

Note: The application will open up in Microsoft Forms. If you are not automatically signed in, you will need to sign in using and password to fill out the form.

Due to the volume of applications received, we are unable to give status updates. If you are invited to an interview, you will be contacted directly via university email by the library department's supervisor. If you have any questions regarding the application, contact

GA Positions

Any graduate students inquiring about a GA position in the library, send a résumé to


The Office of STEP Support (OSS) is responsible for managing the STEP Lab in Dupré Library and other STEP Labs on campus, which includes employing student interns to work in the Print Service Areas in the labs. Positions to work for STEP or OSS will be posted to Career Services when available.

Federal Work-Study

The Federal Work-Study program provides jobs on or off-campus to eligible undergraduate and graduate students who have received a financial award letter. Students are assigned to a University department or a community service agency for an average of 12 hours per week and paid the federal minimum wage ($7.25/hr). Opportunities for jobs in the library include Circulation, Reserve, Special Collections, and other areas.

For more information and to determine your eligibility, view the Federal Work-Study program on the Office of Student Financial Aid.

If you are not eligible for federal work-study, you can still possibly work on campus with earnings paid through departmental or administrative funds. It is your responsibility to check with departments (such as the Dean's Office of Dupré Library) or Career Services for availability.

The University's Office of Human Resources has more information on part-time and full-time positions on campus. Student jobs are also available.