Employment at University of Texas Libraries

Job Opportunities

Library Human Resources

Library Human Resources Office
PCL 3.102
Perry-Castañeda Library
Austin, Texas 78712

The University of Texas Libraries welcomes and respects all individuals and communities by valuing and consciously maintaining awareness of diverse perspectives and experiences. We believe inclusivity is critical to fostering excellence in all of our endeavors, and we promote diversity in our collections and services, as well as in our recruiting, hiring, and retention practices.

If you’d like the chance to be part of UT Libraries, we offer employment opportunities as staff, professional librarians, graduate research assistants, and student workers.

Benefits of working as a full-time staff member at UT Libraries:

  • The University offers a competitive benefits package that includes insurance coverage and retirement benefits in addition to other programs and services. Read more about Prospective Employee Benefits.
  • UT Libraries aims to create a work life balance for employees, offering telecommuting and flexible schedules when possible.
  • The University offers an average of 14 paid holidays annually, as well as vacation and sick time accruals monthly.
  • After one year of service, employees are able to take advantage of the Staff Tuition Assistance Program, which covers the cost of one undergraduate or graduate course per semester.
  • Staff IDs provide free access to all CapMetro services.
  • The University of Texas at Austin provides various resources and discounts to employees.

Classified Employment

Software Developer

This position provides essential IT development and operations support for the University Libraries.

Please note, this link is to the external candidate applications. Candidates internal to UT Austin should apply through the internal job board in Workday.

Professional Employment

Tocker Open Education Librarian (Assistant Librarian)

This position will build on existing work and relationships to lead the planning, implementation, and assessment of the UT Austin open education program. This 5-year term-limited position was made possible with a generous grant from the Tocker Foundation.

Please note, this link is to the external candidate applications. Candidates internal to UT Austin should apply through the internal job board in Workday.

Graduate Research Assistant (GRA)

View available GRA positions

These positions are available for currently enrolled UT graduate students to work in various areas of the Libraries from circulation to IT. Some positions may include benefits such as a monthly stipend and in-state tuition.

About the Ask a Librarian Internship Program

The Ask a Librarian Internship program provides iSchoolers with invaluable hands-on experience in several areas of academic librarianship. Interns participate in the virtual reference component of the Ask a Librarian service, answering email and chat questions from users world-wide. The Ask a Librarian Internship program is not accepting new applicants at this time.

Student Employment

Interested in working for UT Libraries this spring?

  • We have an online application. Check out our locations to see where you are interested in applying. Please note that not all locations may be hiring at this time.
  • Check out Hire a Longhorn. Some, but not all, positions are listed here. Application instructions are detailed on the posting.
  • You must have a UT EID to apply and work for us. You can get one here.
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