Applying for Employment
The University of Texas at Austin is one of the largest employers in Austin and is committed to service, education, community and innovation. Human Resource Services (HR) supports the university in attracting, developing and retaining a highly qualified and diverse workforce. We provide an online job search and job application (EID required) for regular and temporary employment.
Equal Opportunity Employer
The University of Texas at Austin, as an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer, complies with all applicable federal and state laws regarding nondiscrimination and affirmative action. The University is 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 University of Texas at Austin will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the University, or (c) consistent with the University’s legal duty to furnish information.
Veteran Employment Preference
The University of Texas at Austin supports veteran employment opportunities. For more information and assistance contact Jim McElroy, Veteran Employment Liaison, (512) 471-4699 or email: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Eligibility for Employment
Criminal History Background Check
It is the policy of The University of Texas at Austin to conduct a criminal background check including sex offender registry check on any applicant, internal or external, who is under final consideration for employment with the University. This applies to all full-time, part-time, regular, temporary or student positions.
In addition, you will be required to provide in writing any criminal charges or convictions, including any requirement or possible requirement to register as a sex offender, which occurred after the date of your application. You would not be required to report misdemeanor offenses punishable only by a fine. If you fail to comply with this provision, may be disqualified from consideration for employment
Once hired, University policy requires employees to report to their supervisor within five business days any criminal complaint, information, indictment, no contest plea, guilty plea, or criminal convictions, including registration as sex offender or requirement to register as a sex offender. Misdemeanor offenses punishable only by fine do not need to be reported.
Employment Eligibility Verification
If hired, you will be required to complete the federal Form I-9, Employment Eligibility Verification. You will be required to present acceptable, original documents to prove your identity and authorization to work. You must present acceptable, original documents no later than the third work day, or you will not be employed by the University.
The University of Texas at Austin use E-Verify to check the work authorization of all new hires effective May 2015. The university’s company ID number for purposes of E-Verify is 854197. For more information about E-Verify, please see the following:
- E-Verify Poster (English) [PDF]
- E-Verify Poster (Spanish) [PDF]
- Right To Work Poster (English) [PDF]
- Right To Work Poster (Spanish) [PDF]
Selective Service Registration
If you are a male between the ages of 18 and 25 at the time of hire you must verify that you are registered with the Selective Service or that you are exempt, If you are required to register and you have not, you cannot be employed at The University of Texas at Austin.
- You will need your Selective Service Registration Number which can be found on your registration card or the online Selective Service System.
- To register, use the Selective Service System.
- Job Search—Search for part-time, full-time and temporary positions at the university.
- How to Apply—Get info about what to do when you find the job opening for you.
- Testing—Find out how to complete any required pre-employment testing for certain positions.
- UTemps—Learn about temporary positions at the university.
- More resources for student employees—Find other job listings and career services.
- Faculty Recruitment Web—Check out the university's academic employment listings.
Labor Condition Application (LCA)
- View H-1B LCA Postings— View LCA postings for H-1B purposes.