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Academic Librarian Positions


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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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.


User Experience Developer

Become part of the J. Willard Marriott Library User Experience and Web Development team. The successful candidate will be self motivated, able to work as part of a team as well as independently, and have a background in user focused design and development. This position will work collaboratively with the Marriott Library department of designers, developers, and UX experts to utilize user-centered design skills in a higher education professional setting.

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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 be part of a team dedicated to preserving these important histories.

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Metadata Assistant

If you have a keen eye for detail and an interest in history, research, and writing, you may be just the person to assist with further developing the digital library at the Marriott Library. The metadata technician will describe digital library materials, providing information to assist researchers in searching for items in the digital library at the J. Willard Marriott Library. The digital library at currently hosts more than 500 digital collections, containing over 2 million photographs, newspaper pages, maps, books, audio recordings, and other items. This is an ideal position for an organized person with great attention to detail who enjoys research and working independently.

You will assess photos and other items, identifying authors, titles, and dates and assigning subject headings and keywords. You will will be able to transcribe and summarize information from digital library items, and be comfortable working with spreadsheet software such as Excel or Google Sheets. The metadata technician will also work to enhance existing collections by editing and adding additional descriptive information in both digital library collections.

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Statistics Graduate Teaching Assistant

Provide one-on-one and small group consultations with U of U patrons seeking statistical software support.

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Media Technician

Work with a team to support the audiovisual equipment in the Marriott Library classrooms, study rooms, and other areas, including direct service to users, event support and recording, post-production work, equipment upgrades and repairs, and exhibits support.

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Office Assistant

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.

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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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