Marriott Library Jobs
Academic Librarian Positions
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
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.
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.
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
The Lead Cataloger will perform original and copy cataloging in all formats and provide operational and technical leadership for the Library's enterprise integrated library system. The Lead Cataloger is responsible for overseeing MARC cataloging activities and for establishing policies and procedures for all cataloging activities.
The University of Utah's Marriott Library and the Boston Public Library (BPL) are looking for a skilled, creative, and motivated software developer to help us improve the way libraries store and share digitized historic newspapers. This 20-month full-time telecommuting position, which includes excellent benefits, is funded by a grant from the Institute of Museum and Library Services (IMLS). The goals of the project will be to develop a set of modular, open-source software plugins for ingesting, describing, discovering, displaying, and disseminating digitized newspaper content within the popular Hydra (https://projecthydra.org/) and Fedora Commons (http://fedorarepository.org/) digital asset management system framework. Due to the temporary nature of this position, the Marriott Library will not be able to sponsor work-authorization visas.
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.
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.
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.