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Academic Librarian Positions

Art and Archives Metadata Librarian

The J. Willard Marriott Library (Marriott Library) and the Utah Museum of Fine Arts (UMFA) seek an Art and Archives Metadata Librarian to participate in a $750,000, four-year Andrew W. Mellon-funded grant project to develop a partnership between the two institutions. This career-line faculty position will work closely with the simultaneously-hired Collections Research Curator in building a substantive and collaborative working relationship to foster and enhance each organization's teaching, learning, and research missions.

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Collections Research Curator

The J. Willard Marriott Library (Marriott Library) and the Utah Museum of Fine Arts (UMFA) seek a Collections Research Curator to participate in a $750,000, four-year Andrew W. Mellon-funded grant project to develop a partnership between the two institutions. This career-line faculty position will work closely with the simultaneously-hired Art and Archives Metadata Librarian in building a substantive and collaborative working relationship to foster and enhance each organization's teaching, learning, and research missions.

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Graduate & Undergraduate Librarian

The J. Willard Marriott Library seeks an innovative and dynamic professional for the position of Research Education Librarian to work four weeks each semester at the Utah Asia Campus (UAC) located in Incheon, Korea and spend the rest of the time at the University of Utah in Salt Lake City. This is a career-line faculty appointment with funding guaranteed for three years. This is an excellent opportunity to work with University of Utah faculty and students to engage them in information literacy, research, critical thinking, and accurate writing and citation styles. The incumbent will engage with faculty and students across disciplines and campus units and meet regularly with the Marriott Library Associate Dean for Research and User Services. Reporting to the Head of Graduate & Undergraduate Services, the successful candidate will:

Teach library research workshops for 4 weeks each semester at the UAC and participate in teaching at the University of Utah Salt Lake City campus that includes being a guest lecturer for first-year programs and other targeted courses in the campus curriculum.

Provide one-on-one and small group research consultations and offer research and technology assistance in person and online.

Participate in outreach and engagement to the Salt Lake City and the UAC campus that expands connections and builds partnerships.

Participate in the development of the print collection at the Incheon Global Campus.

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Benefited Staff Positions

Collection Services Coordinator

Assists library patrons. Performs in-depth research for patrons to assist them in locating library material or locating non-specific information within collections. Within established policies and procedures, assumes responsibility for Collection Services during supervisor's absence; includes assigning and evaluating the employees work and adjusting coverage schedules if necessary. Performs functions that pertain to collection maintenance, Automated Retrieval Center maintenance, pull service, campus deliveries, and outreach to patrons.

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Security and Information Services Coordinator

This is a new position that will help the library deliver improved patron service as we shift to a new model for managing access to collections. This presents an opportunity for the selected candidate to shape the role according to needs, opportunities, and priorities that emerge in the new model. Flexibility, reliability, responsiveness, tolerance for ambiguity, and a commitment to serving diverse and changing patron needs in a team-based setting will be key components of success in the role. Showing respect and concern for people of all ages, races, nationalities, and backgrounds is an important part of our work environment. We expect the person in this role to deliver service that is high quality, welcoming, and consistent.

Reporting to the Security and Information Services Manager, the coordinator performs a wide range of duties in library information services. Responsible for coordinating several aspects of circulation including, account set up and management and outreach to permit-holding patrons and University of Utah community patrons, fine and lost book resolutions, billing, recalls and holds management. Processes all cashier transactions and coordinates with cashier groups at all service points on setup of equipment, management of reports, and updates to procedures. Responsible for writing and updating circulation training manuals for the department and training all staff on circulation procedures. Ensures and maintains a professional presence while implementing quality customer service in circulation, reference, and cashier capacities to ensure patron needs and requests are fulfilled. Serves as backup to the manager in the coordination of security incidents and emergencies while on duty. Responsible for interacting with part-time Security staff and ensuring the highest level of excellent user focused services, in person at the exits and all other forms of communication (written, email, phone).

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Events and Scheduling Coordinator

Plans, implements and coordinates various details associated with meetings, seminars, conferences, educational training, social events and other related activities; including multiple locations. Updates and produces schedules for the Gould Auditorium, 20 Library classrooms, group study rooms, library tabling, and public advertising space. Coordinates with departments and guests on room reservations and setup. Coordinates facilities setup and and equipment for events as well as AV, catering and custodial as required. Provides customer service related to questions regarding conferences, events, classrooms and other special events. May be required to work occasional nights and weekends as events dictate. May supervise part time staff.

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Acquisitions Editor

If you wish for a career in scholarly publishing and understand the intricacies of manuscript acquisitions, if you have exceptional language and communication skills and would enjoy a collegial work environment at the University of Utah Press, this is the job for you. The Press is located in the Marriott Library, at the heart of the U of U campus, and publishes thirty new titles annually in such varied disciplines as archaeology and anthropology, American Indian studies, Mormon studies, religious studies, folklore, western and Utah history, environmental studies, natural history, nature writing, creative nonfiction, poetry, linguistics, Middle East studies, and women's studies. The work is intellectually stimulating and challenging, requires excellent written and verbal communication skills, demands the ability to assess manuscripts across a variety of academic disciplines, and is rewarding for those who are devoted to the world of print and electronic publishing.

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Student 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.


MWDL Web Development Assistant

The Mountain West Digital Library (MWDL) seeks an energetic, innovative, and accomplished professional for the position of Web Development Assistant. 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, along with the rest of the MWDL staff, 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 five states for sharing both regionally via the MWDL portal at and nationally via the DPLA portal at

While this position focuses primarily on assisting with auditing, editing and designing web pages on the MWDL portal that hosts collections from the various constituents (partners) of MWDL, it will also provide an opportunity to work on social media promotions for MWDL news, content, and collaboration efforts, while also assisting with SEO (Search Engine Optimization) tasks for MWDL. The SEO task set entails analyzing website traffic, collaborating with MWDL team on SEO best practices for the web portal, and studying opportunities and trends in SEO standards to achieve maximum visibility on the world wide web. Work across organizational lines is encouraged to support and strengthen services within the MWDL community.

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Creativity & Innovation Specialist

This position will assist patrons of the Marriott Library with services offered by Creativity & Innovation Services (CrIS). The successful candidate will be patron-focused, acting as a first point of contact between 3D printing and scanning services, virtual reality and gaming, Geographic Information Systems (GIS), audio and video recording, and art and design research. On-the-job training will familiarize applicants with the Library's 3D printing, 3D scanning, and virtual reality equipment, media studios, and Fine Arts & Architecture and Materials collections. This position will work collaboratively toward goals alongside CrIS department employees to train University students, staff, and faculty to utilize the Library's resources and services to accomplish their research and production goals.

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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.

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Facilities/Shifting Assistant

Assisting with shifting of collections to relocate books throughout the library.

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