Marriott Library Jobs
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Academic Librarian Positions
Digital Matters Librarian
The Marriott Library at the University of Utah seeks a Digital Matters Librarian to work in conjunction with the emerging Digital Matters Lab and its Director, as well as in conjunction with existing scholarly communications services, to facilitate digital scholarship across the University. The ideal candidate will provide technical expertise, training, and support for digital studies tools and methods used by faculty and scholars engaged with computationally enhanced research and pedagogy, cultural criticism & theory, and IT-based research, with a particular focus on the digital humanities, fine arts, architecture, and urban planning.
Marriott Library is a member of the ACRL Diversity Alliance, a program uniting academic libraries who share a commitment to increase the hiring pipeline of qualified, talented individuals from underrepresented racial and ethnic groups.
Digital Matters Lab Director
The University of Utah seeks an innovative and visionary leader for their newly-created Digital Matters Lab, located in the J. Willard Marriott Library. The model candidate will provide leadership and guidance as the lab and its contributors explore new avenues of research and scholarship at the university.
The Digital Matters Lab (DML) is a collaborative venture between the University of Utah's College of Humanities, College of Fine Arts, College of Architecture + Planning, and J. Willard Marriott Library. The aim of the lab is to provide the space, tools, and expertise necessary for computationally-enhanced research and teaching in the arts and humanities. Currently, the DML inhabits a temporary, pop-up space in the Marriott Library, with plans to build out a much larger, more comprehensive center in the near future. The lab will include areas for collaborative work, instruction, digital fabrication, exhibition of research, and data visualization. Projects will be driven by DML staff, as well as faculty and students from the partnering colleges. We imagine the DML to be a hub of innovation and center for dynamic partnerships across the university.
Digital Curation Librarian
The J. Willard Marriott Library is seeking a Digital Curation Librarian to support ongoing and emerging initiatives in the digital library program at the University of Utah. The position is located in the Digital Library Services department, which provides services for digitization, creation of descriptive metadata, preservation, and discovery of digital collections. The Marriott Library is home to a large-scale statewide digital newspapers program, Utah Digital Newspapers (https://digitalnewspapers.org/), containing over 20 million newspaper articles, and Digital Collections (https://collections.lib.utah.edu/) with over 700,000 digital items, including collections provided by external partners at the University of Utah as well as a variety of state agencies and local cultural heritage institutions.
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 Paper Conservator is responsible for the assessment, documentation, stabilization, and executing conservation treatments on a broad range of paper-based artifacts including archival documents, manuscripts on Western and Islamic paper, maps, architectural, drawings, photographic prints, fine art, and some three-dimensional artifacts. By virtue of advanced knowledge of paper chemistry and the techniques of analysis, paper history, and technology, performs chemical and analytical tests on paper, paper fibers, pigments, inks, media and other substances as needed for work in progress. Uses photographic equipment to record condition or treatment of individual artifacts, a monocular microscope for examination, and various mechanical devices such as a suction table for treatment of paper artifacts. The incumbent will also be involved in housing projects, exhibition preparation, and mentoring of staff. The position reports to the Head of Preservation.
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.
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.
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.
There are no internships available at the moment.