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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:

To apply, click on the posting number. If you do not have a UTEID, you will need to create one (please see instructions below on how to create a UTEID or click here).

  • Animal Attendant III - R_00002854. To assist in caring for the animals at the Animal Rehabilitation Keep (ARK). Responsibilities include feeding the animals, cleaning their enclosures and tanks, record keeping, and collecting or receiving animals when necessary. External applicants apply here. Internal applicants apply here.

Temporary/Non-Benefits Eligible Positions:

  • None at this time

Administrative & Professional Positions: 

  • No openings at this time.

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. 

Create a UTEID:

Please go to https://idmanager.its.utexas.edu/eid_self_help/. Click on "Get a UT EID".  After you create your UT EID and password, you will NOT be re-directed back to this page.  In order to apply for benefits eligible position (Administrative & Professional and Classified positions), you will need to re-enter the MSI Employment Opportunities URL, then click on the recruiting number below for the position you wish to apply for.  Then click on "go to my resume application," this will take you to the log in screen where you will enter your new UT EID and password and upload your resume and any other required documentation.  Follow the instructions from there to apply.

For temporary/part-time employment, download and complete a paper application and return to UTMSI Admin., 750 Channel View Dr., Port Aransas, Texas 78373.