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 the 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 the Libraries:

  • The University of Texas at Austin 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.
  • The 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 provides various resources and discounts to employees.

Classified Employment

Sr. Software Developer/Analyst

As part of a communicative and collaborative team, this position designs, develops, maintains, and enhances applications that support UT Libraries enterprise software systems for the benefit of its patrons and staff.

Administrative & Professional Employment

Digital Librarian (Assistant Librarian)

As a member of the ACRL Diversity Alliance, UT Libraries is pleased to offer this three-year position with the Texas Digital Library (TDL) consortium for an early-career digital information professional, librarian, or archivist from a historically underrepresented, minoritized community. The resident will explore opportunities and contribute to digital libraries at a large, predominantly academic consortium with membership from public libraries, community colleges, and health science centers. They will have an opportunity to lead, create, collaborate, grow, belong, and discover varied aspects of creation, maintenance, and innovation in digital libraries and archives regionally, nationally, and internationally.

Diversity Resident Librarian (Assistant Librarian)

As a member of the ACRL Diversity Alliance, UT Libraries is pleased to offer this three-year academic librarian position for an early-career librarian or archivist from a historically underrepresented community. The residency program will provide specialized training, continuing education, and mentorship based on the resident's professional interests and goals. The wide range of work experience gained through this position will enable the resident to build essential skills and assist with career planning. The resident will receive $4,500 in dedicated professional development funds to be used during this three-year position. The resident will enrich UT Libraries by bringing in new ideas and perspectives and support UT Libraries commitment to build a diverse workforce and foster diversity in the profession.

Graduate Research Assistant (GRA)

View available GRA positions

These positions are available for currently enrolled university 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.

Student Employment

Interested in working for the Libraries this semester? Please check HireUTexas for current opportunities! We are currently hiring for several different departments, so we advise checking back frequently for new opportunities. 

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