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.

Administrative & Professional Employment

Director of Development

The University of Texas Libraries Director of Development leads in the development of a comprehensive fundraising plan that optimizes the best of UTL resources while strategically cultivating a portfolio of high-net-worth donors. Reporting to the VP and Director of UT Libraries the position is an active member of UT Libraries’ Executive Team to advance strategic priorities through fundraising.

Liaison Librarian for Health and Behavioral Sciences

The University of Texas Libraries is seeking two creative and service-oriented Liaison Librarians to serve our Health and Behavioral Sciences communities, providing reference assistance, in-depth information consultations, collaboration on systematic reviews, instruction, outreach, and Open Science support to disciplines such as Human Development, Kinesiology & Health Education, Nursing, Nutrition, Public Health, and Social Work. Exact disciplines will be assigned based on candidate experience and expertise. Applicants can apply for one or both positions with a single application to this recruitment.

These positions are key members of our collaborative and supportive STEM & Social Sciences liaison team, one of several teams in the Research Support & Digital Initiatives department. Liaisons in our department are particularly focused on deepening our connections with graduate students and faculty as they plan, implement, and disseminate original research. We look for new and creative ways to scale information literacy instruction, provide teaching support for faculty, and enhance student success. We foster local initiatives to advance Open Science, Open Access publishing, and Open Educational Resources. We partner with colleagues in the Scholarly Resources department to ensure access to the resources students and scholars need while maximizing our collections budget. Finally, we strive to keep evolving our services, programming, and skill sets in response to our users and the ever-changing research and teaching landscape of higher education.

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

View available Hourly Student Positions

Interested in working for the Libraries this semester? Please check our internal Hourly Students page, as well as 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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