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The University of Texas
Marine Science Institute
750 Channel View Drive
Port Aransas, TX 78373
Phone: 361-749-6711

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Classified Positions with Benefits:

  • HVAC Mechanic/Technician R_00016276: This position will perform journey-level skilled work in the installation, maintenance, and service of HVAC systems and chiller plant and perform as a member of a team in a fast-paced multi-project environment at the UT Marine Science Institute in Port Aransas, Texas. Apply HERE
  • Building Attendant II R_00022600: This position will perform custodial maintenance and provide custodial support to the faculty, staff, and students of The University of Texas at Austin, Marine Science Institute. Apply HERE
  • Part-Time Security Guard R_00022876: This position will provide security services and information to students and staff and protect the Marine Science Institute buildings and property.  Apply HERE

Administrative & Professional Positions:

  • Human Resource Coordinator R_00023737: The Marine Science Institute is looking for a Human Resources professional to serve its exceptional staff and students. If you are an organized, positive, people-oriented professional- we’d love to hear from you! Apply HERE

  • Administrative Associate R_00025074: The Marine Science Institute is looking for an Administrative Associate to support the Fiscal office of the Marine Science Institute. This position is responsible for providing administrative clerical support and assisting with coordinating and administering accounting functions for the faculty, staff, and students of The University of Texas Marine Science Institute in Port Aransas, Texas. Apply HERE

Faculty Positions:

  • None at this time.

Temporary/Non-Benefits Eligible Positions:

  • The Bay Education Center is seeking a part-time staff member. This person will join the Education team and assist with education programs, public Science on a Sphere presentations and daily activities at the Bay Education Center in Rockport, Texas. This position is up to 19 hours a week and is a flexible schedule. We are looking for a bright, friendly person to join our team!  Please contact Adriana Reza for more information about the position @ This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..  The University of Texas is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. Conviction verification conducted on applicant selected

For temporary/part-time employment, download and complete a paper APPLICATION and email to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or mail to UTMSI Administration, 750 Channel View Dr., Port Aransas, Texas 78373. Please include the job title you are applying for.

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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.

If hired, you will be required to complete the federal Employment Eligibility Verification form, I-9. You will be required to present acceptable, original documents to prove your identity and authorization to work in the United States. Information from the documents will be submitted to the federal E-Verify system for verification. Documents must be presented no later than the third day of employment. Failure to do so will result in dismissal.

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For information about Port Aransas and accommodations, please visit the Port Aransas Chamber of Commerce website.

The Marine Science Institute is an organized research unit of the College of Natural Sciences of The University of Texas at Austin.