Texas Digital Library is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer and complies with all applicable federal and state laws regarding nondiscrimination and affirmative action. We are committed to a policy of equal opportunity for all persons and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, age, marital status, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, disability, religion, or veteran status in employment, educational programs and activities, and admissions.

The Texas Digital Library is a consortium of Texas higher education institutions that builds capacity for preserving, managing, and providing access to unique digital collections of enduring value. Our empowering technology infrastructure, services, and community programs:

  • Support research, teaching, and digital curation efforts at our member institutions
  • Facilitate collaboration amongst our community and with external partners
  • Connect local work to a global ecosystem of digital library efforts

Below are current job openings. If you are interested in applying for a position with the Texas Digital Library, please follow the application instructions through the UT Austin Human Resources system provided in the job postings below.

Open Positions

DPLA Metadata Aggregation Service Coordinator

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Posted July 27, 2021 | Texas Digital Library is hiring a DPLA Metadata Aggregation Service Coordinator to develop and promote a thriving and sustainable metadata aggregation service as part of the Texas hub (TxHub) for the Digital Public Library of America (DPLA), providing end-to-end service coordination, including outreach, training, and service support. The position is initially funded for two years, with the opportunity to extend the term as service usage grows.

Texas Digital Library is housed at the University of Texas Libraries, one of our consortium’s founding members. Applicants, please apply through the University of Texas at Austin jobs portal.

Research indicates that applicants with marginalized identities are hesitant to apply for positions if they do not meet all of the qualifications. We want to emphasize that although experience in certain areas is desirable, candidates who meet the required qualifications or equivalencies, demonstrate excellent promise, and a passion for the field are encouraged to apply and will be given serious consideration. Opportunities for training, mentorship, and support from individuals with a variety of skill sets exist locally, regionally, and nationally.

You may also contact TDL with any questions about the posting at

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Learn more about TDL’s DPLA Metadata Aggregation Service, TxHub.

Learn about the Digital Public Library of America (DPLA).

Review TDL’s Anti-racism Action Plan.


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