Graduate Research Assistant Positions

This position will contribute to the work of the unit in three essential areas: e-book management, data cleanup and management projects, and potentially troubleshooting. The GRA will gain experience with electronic resource management in general, and also become familiar with high-volume electronic resource acquisitions and troubleshooting at a very large research library. The position requires hands-on work in our Library Services Platform (Alma) and ticketing system (JIRA ServiceDesk).


The Ask a Librarian & Data Analysis GRA is a joint position shared between UT Libraries’ Assessment and User Services Teams. As a member of the Assessment Team, the GRA will assist the Assessment Librarian in the gathering, analyzing, and reporting of data on Libraries services, spaces, and processes. As a member of User Services Team, the GRA will provide research assistance to individuals at the Perry-Castañeda Library Desk and online via IM and email.


Provides descriptive metadata creation and editing, and cataloging, for the Jackson School of Geosciences departments.


The Ask a Librarian Internship program provides School of Information students with hands-on experience in several areas of academic librarianship. Interns will assist users with research questions and staff the PCL Desk in the Perry-Castañeda Library. Interns will also participate in the online reference component of the Ask a Librarian service, answering IM questions and email questions from users worldwide. Interns will represent the Libraries at outreach events, such as New Student and Family Orientations. Interns will be oriented to library instruction and will be able to pursue teaching opportunities. Interns may also work on projects such as collection development, digital humanities, and open access. Interns will be appointed on a semester basis and may apply to renew the internship for up to two years. Preference is given to candidates who will be enrolled in the School of Information for three or more semesters.


Provide patrons with basic in-person, phone and email reference service utilizing Benson resources (written in English, Spanish and Portuguese) and other resources as needed.