Marriott Library Jobs
Academic Librarian Positions
Mountain West Digital Library Metadata Librarian
The Mountain West Digital Library (MWDL) seeks an energetic, innovative, and accomplished professional for the position of Digital Metadata Librarian. This is an excellent opportunity to work with collaborative and enthusiastic colleagues who are dedicated to building services for digital libraries and archives. Hosted at the J. Willard Marriott Library at the University of Utah, this position serves the Mountain West region as a key part of the MWDL Service Hub for the Digital Public Library of America, which aggregates metadata from partnering libraries, museums, and archives in six states for sharing both regionally via the MWDL portal at http://mwdl.org/ and nationally via the DPLA portal at http://dp.la/.
Research Librarian (non-tenure track career-line faculty) at the J. Willard Marriott Library, with rank (Assistant or Associate) based on experience and vote of Marriott Library faculty.
This is a 1 FTE non-tenure-track career-line faculty position funded for two years from the start date. The position will be reviewed for possible continuation at that time. Continuance of the position beyond two years is dependent upon recommendation of the MWDL Director, continuing funding and approval of the MWDL Governing Board, and continuing approval of the Dean of the Marriott Library.
Full-Time Staff Positions
Book Arts K-12 Education Specialist
These teaching positions offer roles in a collaborative and creative arts team comprised of faculty and staff. The positions will report to the Book Arts Program Community Outreach Coordinator. Primary responsibilities include currciculum development and teaching history of the book and book arts; cross-curricular implementation of literacy, history, cultural, and creative concepts in K-12 classrooms and to educators in the SLC valley and surrounding areas as well as occasional outreach to rural counties/school districts in the state of Utah. This programming is offered as an enrichment opportunity in support of the USOE core.
By default, when you apply through this link, you will be considered for both the 1.00 FTE and 0.75 FTE positions. If you only wish to be considered for only one of the positions, please indicate your preference in the supplemental question section.
Digital Publishing Services Specialist
Reporting to the Head of Digital Scholarship Services, the Digital Publishing Services Specialist (DPSS) will work closely with the clients of Digital Scholarship Services to develop digital scholarship projects. In addition to being engaged in projects from planning stages to completion, the DPSS will also play a key role in maintaining a growing library of completed digital scholarship projects housed on library servers and publicly featured on the department website. In order to efficiently and effectively deliver publishing services, the DPSS will be expected to develop and maintain expertise in the functionalities of digital publishing softwares used by the department in order to create custom templates. You will additionally be responsible for digitally archiving and maintaining works housed in USpace, the University of Utah's Institutional Repository.
Please note: For the Marriott Library to be able to appropriately monitor hours worked, part-time employees are generally asked to restrict their work with the University of Utah to Library employment only, unless an exception exists. Please contact Jordan Waite for questions about this policy.
Special Collections Assistant
Process incoming gift book collections with full bibliographic listing, check existing holdings for best copy, check out-of-print resources for book values, serve at the reference desk, assist with special events, mailings, check out-of-print dealer catalogs for possible acquisitions. PTE must be detail oriented and pay attention to details of publication for best copy comparisons. After training in all areas of Special Collections, serve on the reference desk for one to two shifts of two hours per week.
Security & Information Officer
It is the mission of the J. Willard Marriott Library to provide a safe environment for employees and visitors of the library and to preserve and protect the facilities and collections. Library Security & Information is charged with the ongoing responsibility for security, fire prevention and protection, and safety within the library and its grounds.
This is a customer service position that will provide a wide variety of library-related information at the building's entrances as well as by answering the library's main informational phone line. Officers will be expected to provide directional assistance for the library as well as the University campus.
In addition to providing a security presence at the library's entrances, individuals will be responsible for the circulation of library materials, and initiating conversations with individuals if the book gate alarm is triggered to guarantee that library materials are checked out. Officers will enforce all Library and University policies while on duty and will be responsible for contacting University of Utah Police if State or Federal laws are being broken.
Be the first smiling face our guests see on their way to meet with our dean, associate deans, and/or directors on the 5th floor of the Marriott Library. If you have a cheerful and professional appearance, enjoy light clerical duties and a business-like atmosphere, please apply! Light administrative work and projects may include stuffing gift bags, distributing posters, updating directories, posting ads on the web, making copies, scanning documents, keeping the conference rooms clean, assisting with catered events, etc. This position will provide a behind-the-scenes look at the business-side of the library and the quieter corners found within it.
Audio Visual Student Technician
This position regularly requires the part-time staff member to assist on-going departmental projects. Projects include working with Audio & Video studio staff to film, record, and edit on-going projects. The position will also help create new projects by consulting and collaborating with students, staff and faculty.
Do you have a love of Utah history, Mormon history, and/or the history of the West? If so, this position is perfect for you. As a Photograph Processor in Multimedia Archives, you will assist in the arrangement, description, and digitization of photograph collections related to these histories. You will be part of a team dedicated to preserving these important histories.
There are no internships available at the moment.