Marriott Library Jobs
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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.
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.
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.
Benefited Staff Positions
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.
Catering & Food Services Coordinator
In coordination with the Events and Scheduling Coordinator, this position plans, implements and coordinates various details associated with meal planning and menu services at meetings, seminars, conferences, educational training, social events and other related activities; including multiple locations. Responsible for all food service within the Library. Provides customer service related to food service 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.
The Book Conservator is responsible for assessing, documenting, stabilizing, and treating for a broad range of Western and Islamic rare books, maps, documents, photographic material, and three-dimensional objects. By virtue of advanced knowledge of book conservation, paper history and chemistry, and related printing and manuscript technologies, performs repairs in accordance with standards of practice for a wide range of library material. Uses photographic equipment to record condition or treatment of individual artifacts, a binocular microscope for examination, various mechanical devices such as a suction table for treatment of paper artifacts, and is familiar with washing, alkalization, sizing, aqueous and non-aqueous paper repair options, and the range of historic Western and Islamic bookbinding options. Designs and constructs custom-fitted protective enclosures. Supervises the work of conservation technicians, interns and volunteers. Maintains lab equipment, inventories of materials and supplies, and budgets. Serves as a member of the University's Collections Emergency Response Team. The position reports to the Head of Preservation.
This is a .75 FTE position (30 hours per week).
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.
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.
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.
Special Collections Assistant
Process incoming gift book collections with full bibliographic listing, check existing holdings for best copy, check out-of-print resources for book values, serve at the reference desk, assist with special events, mailings, check out-of-print dealer catalogs for possible acquisitions. PTE must be detail oriented and pay attention to details of publication for best copy comparisons. After training in all areas of Special Collections, serve on the reference desk for one to two shifts of two hours per week. Able to work Monday through Friday during the hours of 8-5 and two Saturdays per semester (10-6) and assist with special events held during the evening.
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 be part of a team dedicated to preserving these important histories.
There are no internships available at the moment.