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Welcome from the Dean

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"The foundation of the UA Libraries is our forward-looking perspective: We are driven to innovate as we expand our impact on student learning, faculty research, and community engagement. We transcend the role of service providers by being catalysts in areas such as cultivating critical thinking skills in students, and facilitating open access to scholarship produced at the UA. As the curriculum shifts toward active learning, we are re-envisioning our buildings as laboratories for creativity in the analog and digital realms. As research workflows leverage new technologies, we are at the forefront of supporting that engagement. Join us to help shape an exciting future for academic libraries.”

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Career opportunities—we're growing!

Access & Information Services

Library Information Associate, Senior

The Library Information Associate, Senior works in collaboration and provides leadership in the coordination and enhancement of Library’s public service desks, specifically in the areas related to Reference & Information Services.


Senior Information Resources Officer

The University of Arizona Libraries seek an innovative and collaborative Senior Information Resources Officer (SIRO) to provide leadership in the active management of the Libraries’ information resources in all formats with a strong emphasis on digital access.

Health Sciences  

Assistant Director for Services

The University of Arizona Libraries are seeking an experienced, engaged and imaginative Assistant Director for Services to lead our Research & Learning (R&L) group at the University of Arizona Health Sciences Library (UAHSL). 

Office of Digital Innovation and Stewardship 

Specialist, Geographic Information Systems

The University of Arizona Libraries’ Office of Digital Innovation and Stewardship (ODIS) seeks a Specialist, Geographic Information Systems that will focus on developing and providing support for geographic information systems (GIS) and geospatial data services by developing workshops on GISfor campus, working with instructors on integrating online mapping and visualization into their classes, and responding to GIS and map related reference questions.

Special Collections

Department Head, Special Collections

The University Libraries seeks an experienced, dynamic, and innovative leader for the position of Katheryne B. Willock Head of Special Collections. The Special Collections department features world-class archival and rare collections in a number of areas, including the US-Mexico Borderlands and the history of science, and a highly motivated group of faculty and staff members committed to maximizing the impact of its holdings at the University of Arizona and beyond. The Head, reporting to the Vice Dean of Libraries, has the primary responsibility of providing leadership, vision, and strategic direction for Special Collections within the broader context of the strategic plans and goals of the University Libraries as well as the University of Arizona.

Technology, Strategy, & Services

Department Head, Technology, Strategy, & Services
The University of Arizona Libraries seek applicants for the Head of the Technology Strategy and Services (TeSS) department. 

User Experience

Web Site Designer/Developer, Senior (Specialist, Digital User Experience)

The University of Arizona Libraries, User Experience Team seeks a digital user experience (UX) specialist with digital expertise who is dedicated to improving the digital experience for library users. The ideal candidate loves design challenges and is dedicated to improving the experience and success of UA students, faculty, and staff. Working on a small (yet mighty), flexible UX team that is centrally housed within Library Administration, they enjoy creative problem-solving and learning something new every day.

Student jobs and graduate assistantships

We offer numerous student positions throughout the year. Visit our student job page to learn more or apply online.

Equal Employment Opportunity

Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Vets/Disabled.

Diversity Statement

At the University of Arizona, we value our inclusive climate because we know that diversity in experiences and perspectives is vital to advancing innovation, critical thinking, solving complex problems, and creating an inclusive academic community. As an Hispanic-serving institution, we translate these values into action by seeking individuals who have experience and expertise working with diverse students, colleagues, and constituencies. Because we seek a workforce with a wide range of perspectives and experiences, we provide equal employment opportunities to applicants and employees without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or genetic information. As an Employer of National Service, we also welcome alumni of AmeriCorps, Peace Corps, and other national service programs and others who will help us advance our Inclusive Excellence initiative aimed at creating a university that values student, staff and faculty engagement in addressing issues of diversity and inclusiveness.