Marriott Library Jobs
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Benefited Staff Positions
Moving Image and Sound Digital Archivist
The Moving Image and Sound Archive is seeking a motivated candidate to take charge of its ever-growing collection of digital moving and sound material. The successful candidate will plan and oversee digital projects within the Moving Image and Sound Archive, including coordinating the digitization of analog materials for preservation and access, organizing and evaluating born digital and legacy digitized materials, creating and monitoring technical and descriptive metadata, and working with colleagues across library departments to ensure that digital moving image and sound files are preserved and accessible to the public. In addition to managing these projects, the successful candidate will influence and assist in the execution of the policies, procedures and day-to-day operations of the AV Archive, including collection management, reference and research for library patrons, and collection exhibition and outreach. The successful candidate will have the opportunity to serve on cross-departmental committees, present at conferences, and supervise and train part-time employees.
Digital Library Specialist
Create and manage usable items for use in online collections of the J. Willard Marriott Library. This includes digitizing and post-processing a wide range of media, including film, audio tape, transparencies, books, and loose leaf material. Some troubleshooting of hardware and software issues may also be required. Must work and communicate well in a team environment, and act as a lead on some projects.
This is a 0.5 part time benefited position.
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 is granted. Please contact Jordan Waite for questions about this policy.
Security & Information Services Officer
This is a customer service position at the J. Willard Marriott Library that helps to provide a safe environment for employees and visitors, and preserves and protects 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. In addition to providing a security presence at the library's entrances, employees will enforce all Library and University policies and will be responsible for contacting University of Utah Police if State or Federal laws are being broken. Employees will be expected to provide information, circulation assistance, and directional help for the library as well as the University campus.
Digital Collections Pre-Processor
If you're looking for a job that's conveniently located in the Marriott Library, this may be a great fit for you! Our small team is responsible for the digital preservation of born-digital and digitized records from all over Utah. We preserve thousands of files per week. As Digital Collections Pre-Processor, you will be able to polish skills like paying attention to details, being an effective member of a team, and developing a self-directed work ethic. You will gain, or build on, experience with Excel spreadsheets as you prepare files and their metadata for ingest into the digital archive. As you work with large batches of files in various formats, you will prepare metadata on spreadsheets and have the chance to work with simple utilities such as bulk renaming tools as you help us create order out of digital chaos. If you are interested in joining our busy team, apply today!
Internship and Other Opportunities
Television News Metadata Specialist
Are you seeking a meaningful entry-level opportunity in a library or archival environment? Join the Marriott Library's Special Collections Division as the Metadata Specialist on the exciting digital preservation grant funded by the Council on Library and Information Resources (CLIR): "Regional Voices in a Time of National Change: Preserving and Providing Access to KUTV News Broadcasts January 1977-March 1979."
This temporary, grant funded position is an excellent opportunity to apply your knowledge of library practices and affect how future library patrons navigate a newly digitized collection of historic news media. For eight months, you will work closely with irreplaceable archival newscasts digitized from deteriorating 40-year-old broadcast tapes. You will assess the quality of the digital files prior to digital preservation, employ industry best practices to process and establish records for the new digital masters, and create story-level metadata for each broadcast to assist scholars, documentary filmmakers, and other community patrons in their research.
This is a temporary position with an anticipated start date in January of 2019. The successful applicant will work 20-30 hours per week for a period not to exceed eight months. The exact end date will depend on several factors including the exact starting date, the number of hours worked each week, and the continued availability of project funding.