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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 is granted. Please contact Jordan Waite for questions about this policy.

Acquisitions Assistant

Processes library materials, especially government documents and patents. Assists in Collection Development projects.

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Metadata Assistant (grant funded, temporary)

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.

This temporary, six-month position will focus on transcribing information from the Kennecott Miner Records, a digital collection that focuses on employment records for miners employed in Utah from 1900-1919. You will assess records, identifying authors, titles, and dates and assigning subject headings and keywords. You 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.

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Facilities Assistant

We are looking for energetic individuals who enjoy a balance of working together on projects and individually on assigned tasks in the areas of facilities management and maintenance. Different projects provide opportunities to work with many different people on diverse tasks.

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UU Student-Systems Administrator

As part of an upper-tier team, assists in administering Windows systems and the infrastructure supporting them to meet student, staff and teaching needs in a thriving central campus hub. Experience & knowledge with specific Windows and Information Technology preferred qualifications (listed below) are helpful, but training and mentoring will be provided to help applicants develop more advanced skills and knowledge.

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Shipping & Receiving Assistant

Assisting the Shipping & Receiving Coordinator in daily operations.

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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 welcoming and 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 in coordination and conjunction with the University Department of Public Safety, Environmental Health & Safety, and Facility Operations. In addition to providing a security presence at the entrances and in the Library, employees are expected to enforce all Library and University policies in a professional manner. 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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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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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 Photograph 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.

The successfully hired candidate will be expected to continue their employment for a minimum of two semesters.

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