Jobs at the Libraries

Sciences Librarian (Scholarly Resources Librarian)

The University of Texas at San Antonio Libraries seeks an energetic, customer-focused Scholarly Resources Librarian for the Sciences to provide library, research, and instruction services to faculty and students.  The librarian will also provide reference assistance online and in person, including some night and weekend hours.

Required Qualifications

  • MLS or equivalent from an ALA accredited program. Degree must be completed prior to start date  
  • Knowledge of print and online resources in subjects related to the Sciences
  • Knowledge of new technologies and software associated with service delivery in libraries and academic institutions
  • Knowledge of specialized software and/or datasets relevant to Sciences disciplines
  • Outstanding oral and written communication skills
  • Good interpersonal skills
  • Use of personal computer and standard office software and equipment

Perferred Qualifications           

  • 6 months experience using and teaching online and library resources in subjects related to the Sciences.
  • Degree or coursework in a subject related to the Sciences


$43,104-$55,000/Annualized (flexible, depending on qualifications). This is a full‐time A&P, benefits‐eligible position.

Closing Date


For a complete job description and to apply, please use STARS, the Streamlined Applicant Referral System, at Applications must be completed through the STARS system at together with cover letter, resume, and names, addresses, and phone numbers of three references. For additional assistance, please call UTSA Human Resources at (210) 458‐4250.

This is a security sensitive position. Employment is contingent upon a successful background check. UTSA is an EEO/AA employer. Women, minorities, veterans, and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

About the University of Texas at San Antonio Libraries

The University of Texas at San Antonio is one of the fastest growing higher education institutions in Texas and the third largest institution in the UT System. Serving the San Antonio metropolitan area and the broader region of South Texas, UTSA has about 30,000 students enrolled in 66 bachelor’s, 52 master’s and 24 doctoral degree programs across its three campuses: Main Campus, Downtown Campus and Hemisfair Park Campus. As a multicultural institution of access and excellence, UTSA aims to be a premier public research university providing access to educational excellence and preparing citizen leaders for the global environment.

The UTSA Libraries include the John Peace Library on the Main Campus, the Downtown Campus Library, and our Applied Engineering and Technology Library recognized by the
New York Times and USA Today as the nation’s first bookless library on a university campus.

The John Peace Library is nearing the end of a four year renovation process informed by fresh thinking on collection management and student intellectual engagement. The libraries are well
integrated into the intellectual life of campus through active partnerships with the Writing Center, Teaching and Learning Center and Tomás Rivera Center for Student Success.
In support of UTSA’s ascent to premier research university status, the UTSA Libraries are proud to preserve the legacies of San Antonio and South Texas through our growing Special Collections featuring primary resource materials on San Antonio authors, architecture and urban development, Mexican cookery, women and women’s history, and the Texas Mexico border region.