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Academic Librarian Positions

Digital Matters Librarian

The Marriott Library at the University of Utah seeks a Digital Matters Librarian to work in conjunction with the emerging Digital Matters Lab and its Director, as well as in conjunction with existing scholarly communications services, to facilitate digital scholarship across the University. The ideal candidate will provide technical expertise, training, and support for digital studies tools and methods used by faculty and scholars engaged with computationally enhanced research and pedagogy, cultural criticism & theory, and IT-based research, with a particular focus on the digital humanities, fine arts, architecture, and urban planning.

Marriott Library is a member of the ACRL Diversity Alliance, a program uniting academic libraries who share a commitment to increase the hiring pipeline of qualified, talented individuals from underrepresented racial and ethnic groups.

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Digital Matters Lab Director

The University of Utah seeks an innovative and visionary leader for their newly-created Digital Matters Lab, located in the J. Willard Marriott Library. The model candidate will provide leadership and guidance as the lab and its contributors explore new avenues of research and scholarship at the university.

The Digital Matters Lab (DML) is a collaborative venture between the University of Utah's College of Humanities, College of Fine Arts, College of Architecture + Planning, and J. Willard Marriott Library. The aim of the lab is to provide the space, tools, and expertise necessary for computationally-enhanced research and teaching in the arts and humanities. Currently, the DML inhabits a temporary, pop-up space in the Marriott Library, with plans to build out a much larger, more comprehensive center in the near future. The lab will include areas for collaborative work, instruction, digital fabrication, exhibition of research, and data visualization. Projects will be driven by DML staff, as well as faculty and students from the partnering colleges. We imagine the DML to be a hub of innovation and center for dynamic partnerships across the university.

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Digital Curation Librarian

The J. Willard Marriott Library is seeking a Digital Curation Librarian to support ongoing and emerging initiatives in the digital library program at the University of Utah. The position is located in the Digital Library Services department, which provides services for digitization, creation of descriptive metadata, preservation, and discovery of digital collections. The Marriott Library is home to a large-scale statewide digital newspapers program, Utah Digital Newspapers (, containing over 20 million newspaper articles, and Digital Collections ( with over 700,000 digital items, including collections provided by external partners at the University of Utah as well as a variety of state agencies and local cultural heritage institutions.

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Original/Special Collections Cataloger

The J. Willard Marriott Library seeks an energetic and experienced professional for the position of Original / Special Collections Cataloger. This position offers an excellent opportunity to work with committed and knowledgeable colleagues who are dedicated to making scholarly resources available to a vibrant community of students, faculty, and researchers. Reporting to the Assistant Director for Special Collections and working closely with curators from the Division of Special Collections, particularly the Rare Books and Print & Journal departments, the successful candidate will:

- Take primary responsibility for providing access to new acquisitions and legacy collections in monographs, maps, serials, and ephemera from Special Collections departments;
- Provide original catalog records for Rare material, and catalog or train staff and faculty in copy cataloging in all formats, physical and digital;
- Help to coordinate and organize workflows to ensure prompt and efficient access to recently purchased or donated materials;
- Participate with colleagues in relevant Special Collections and Collection

- Etc.

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Collection Development and Serials Librarian

The J. Willard Marriott Library seeks an energetic, innovative, and productive professional for the position of Collection Development and Serials Librarian. This is an excellent opportunity to work with collaborative colleagues who are acquiring and making available scholarly resources for a thriving community of students, faculty, and researchers. Reporting to the Head of Collection Management, the Collection Development and Serials Librarian helps coordinate collection development activities and is responsible for overseeing serials resources, both electronic and print. The successful candidate will have a key leadership role in ensuring access to information for teaching and scholarship, and will:

• Use their knowledge to select, acquire and make accessible the journals, databases, books and other media needed by the community.
• Work collaboratively with others in Collection Management on implementation and management of acquisition programs and projects.
• Work collaboratively with others to monitor budgets, and to order, receive, and correctly process materials.

• Etc.

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Science and Engineering Librarian

The J. Willard Marriott Library seeks an energetic, innovative, and dynamic professional for the position of Science and Engineering Librarian to work within the Faculty Services unit. This is an excellent opportunity to work with collaborative and enthusiastic colleagues who are dedicated to student engagement across disciplines and campus units. Working with all team members in Faculty Services and reporting to the department head, the successful candidate will:

• Participate in outreach and campus engagement that expands connections and builds partnerships.
• Participate as a member of the College and Interdisciplinary Teams as a library liaison to at least three academic departments in the sciences or engineering.
• Participate as a member of a team that provides group and individual training on patent searching.
• Provide research and technology assistance in person at the Knowledge Commons and online through chat and email.
• Participate in teaching that includes first-year programs and other targeted courses in the campus curriculum.
• Be professionally active through participation in appropriate professional societies and through research and publication.

While there is a focus in this department on faculty services, all faculty librarians serve the needs of University faculty, staff, and students along with members of the local community. Work across organizational lines is encouraged to support and strengthen all services in the Marriott Library.

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Full-Time Staff Positions

Paper Conservator

The Paper Conservator is responsible for the assessment, documentation, stabilization, and executing conservation treatments on a broad range of paper-based artifacts including archival documents, manuscripts on Western and Islamic paper, maps, architectural, drawings, photographic prints, fine art, and some three-dimensional artifacts. By virtue of advanced knowledge of paper chemistry and the techniques of analysis, paper history, and technology, performs chemical and analytical tests on paper, paper fibers, pigments, inks, media and other substances as needed for work in progress. Uses photographic equipment to record condition or treatment of individual artifacts, a monocular microscope for examination, and various mechanical devices such as a suction table for treatment of paper artifacts. The incumbent will also be involved in housing projects, exhibition preparation, and mentoring of staff. The position reports to the Head of Preservation.

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Part-Time Positions

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.


Knowledge Commons Counter Staff

Serve students, staff, and faculty in the Knowledge Commons, the Marriott Library's central service point for technology and reference assistance, as well as in the Union and Benchmark computer labs. Work with a team of students and library staff to answer questions in a variety of areas including campus and library services, research, computer software, printing, mobile device configuration, classroom support, and equipment checkout.

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Events and Scheduling Assistant

The J. Willard Marriott Library is looking for energetic applicants for an Events and Scheduling Assistant. Potential candidates would be those interested in working on a team in giving excellent customer service on scheduling needs, as well as for needs with events in the library to ensure their success for all involved. We are looking for hardworking individuals who take initiative to accomplish tasks with a great attitude to apply.

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Audio-Visual Archive Assessment Project Archivist

This position is intended for an experienced student with a strong interest in pursuing a future career as an archivist or librarian. The successful candidate will assume a leading role in the Audio-Visual Archive's project to assess the needs of its collection of approximately 70,000 analog and digital items.

The Audio-Visual Archive is home to unique moving images and sounds that document the history of Utah and the West. Its collection encompasses a variety of subjects, including University of Utah history and sports, home movies, independent film, oral histories, politics, outdoor recreation, music, dance, and news. Originally recorded on a wide array of modern and historic formats, these materials are in danger of being lost forever due to format obsolescence, deterioration, and the high costs associated with digital preservation. The Audio-Visual Archive Assessment Project will gather collection data and establish workflows to help current and future archivists prioritize materials for digital preservation and make sustainable curatorial decisions based on the needs and contents of the collection and the resources available.

By participating in this assessment of the archive's extensive collection, the successful candidate will hone research and analysis skills, cultivate knowledge of the art and culture of the West and current and historic audio-visual technologies, gain experience with archival collections and emerging assessment technologies and workflows, and make important recommendations about how this region's audio and video history will be preserved for future generations.

This project will last for 1 year, with possible extension depending on workload.

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Facilities Assistant

Assisting Building Manager on variety of projects and maintenance duty around the building.

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Computer Support Technician (MAC)

Assist with supporting/managing/developing of Apple technology and integration into heterogeneous university environment.

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