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Academic Librarian Positions

Resident Librarian

The J. Willard Marriott Library is seeking candidates for their Librarian Residency Program. The program is intended to increase faculty diversity at the Marriott Library and to encourage people from traditionally underrepresented or underserved groups to choose the University of Utah as a place to launch their careers in academic librarianship. This two-year residency will be the incumbent's first professional library position; it will orient the Resident Research Assistant Librarian to academic librarianship through a broad range of activities designed to develop the knowledge and skills necessary to succeed in future library positions and contribute fully to the profession. This program is designed to meet the Resident's professional goals and interests in conjunction with the library's priorities.

The Resident will be supervised by the Residency Coordinator, who will provide oversight and consistency throughout the experience. During the first year, the Resident will rotate through the library's four departments: Research and Learning Services, Special Collections, Information Technology Services, and Scholarly Resources and Collections. The Resident will have meaningful work assignments that contribute to each department's success. Each rotation will build the Resident's understanding of the library's mission, role, and structure; the Resident's practical skills in meeting stakeholder needs; and the Resident's ability to adapt to new situations and work with many different groups. At the end of the first year, the Resident will have a solid grounding in the profession and a strong sense of how to integrate into a new organization. The Coordinator will work with the Resident to develop a personalized professional development plan that includes service activities, committee assignments, conference attendance, and training opportunities at the library, campus, regional and national levels. The Resident Librarian will also benefit from mentoring relationships with faculty throughout the library.

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Full-Time Staff Positions

Information and Research Specialist

Reporting to the Coordinator of Chat and Email Reference, this position will provide reference assistance to University faculty, staff and students in person and electronically. Some of those shifts will be on the weekends and in the evenings with a weekly schedule of Tuesday through Friday, 11:00am – 8:00pm and Saturday, 10:00am – 6:00pm. The incumbent will assist with the creation of online learning tools for such things as videos, Canvas, LibGuides and other websites. This position will assist with literature searches, grant writing, data collection, and data analysis along with basic office assistance including scheduling, copying, scanning, and delivery of marketing materials. For this position, one year of education is equivalent to two years of experience.

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Digital Library Project Manager

The Digital Library Project Manager is the library's champion of Utah Digital Newspaper projects as well as helping to implement new digital initiatives for the library and our partners. While this position is housed within the Digital Library Services Department, it has the unique opportunity to work with partners throughout the library, state, and region. The job will allow you to combine your technical knowledge, communication skills, and project management experience to ensure that digital newspapers from Utah and other digital projects are accessible to researchers around the world now and in the future.

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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.


Scanning Technician

Digitize film transparencies, books, and loose leaf material for use in online collections for the Marriott Library. This includes post-processing images, and compiling keyword search metadata.

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Interlibrary Loan/Document Deliver Assistant

Interlibrary Loan is a service whereby a user of one library can borrow books or receive photocopies of articles that are owned by another library. Document Delivery is a service that provides Marriott Library patrons PDF files of articles owned by our library. The employee in this position will process incoming Interlibrary Loan requests for patrons from other libraries and/or scan requested articles for our Document Delivery Service.

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Event Coordination Assistant

The J. Willard Marriott Library is looking for energetic applicants for an Events Coordinating Assistant. Potential candidates would be those interested in working with a team on needs for 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 Technician

In this position you will clean, prepare and transfer audio/video materials to a digital format. You will transcode audio/video files to different formats for preservation and digital distribution. The position requires someone who is self-motivated and able to quickly learn new skills.

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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.

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Facilities Assistant

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

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Book Arts Studio Assistant

Book Arts Studio Assistants work as part of a team of faculty and staff in a busy studio environment. Assistants work on a broad range of tasks—some hands-on (like materials preparation, studio monitoring, or exhibition installation) and some desk/computer-based (answering program-related email and phone calls or data entry). Assistants use specialized equipment for the preparation of materials for workshops and outreach programs; assist with projects for the Library, Book Arts Program, and Red Butte Press; organize and maintain studio spaces and storage; assist visiting artists; support K-12 outreach initiatives; help with communications and publicity; and contribute to exhibitions installation. The ideal candidate enjoys handwork, is willing to take on repetitive and meticulous tasks, possesses strong communication skills, values working with a diverse group of people, and is interested in learning new skills. Job emphasis will vary based on the skills and interests of the person hired, special project timelines, and programmatic need.

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Photograph Processor

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.

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Jordan Waite

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Marriott Library




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