Marriott Library Jobs


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Academic Librarian Positions


Benefited Staff Positions

Acquisitions Editor 

The University of Utah Press is seeking candidates interested in a career in scholarly publishing, who understand the intricacies of manuscript acquisitions, have exceptional language and communication skills, and would enjoy a collegial work environment at the University of Utah Press. The Press is located in the Marriott Library, at the heart of the U of U campus, and publishes up to 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, linguistics, creative nonfiction, and poetry. 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. This position is currently designed as a hybrid of on-campus and remote work. Specific telecommuting arrangements will be based on the needs of the position and authorized at the discretion of the supervisor.

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ILL Lending Supervisor

We are looking for someone to help us ensure that the library’s collections are successfully shared with researchers and students around the world. The Interlibrary Loan (ILL) Lending Supervisor oversees all of our daily lending activities, building relationships and providing excellent customer service to other state, national, and international libraries who rely on us to make information more accessible to their patrons. The position assists the ILL Manager, performs all daily functions in their absence, and supports the Borrowing Supervisor when needed. Responsibilities include processing lending requests through the retrieval of materials, accurate scanning of books, journals, and microfilm, retrieving electronic documents from databases, and preparing the shipping and receiving of incoming and outgoing packages.

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Library Operations & Protection Services Supervisor

We are looking for someone who wants a high degree of responsibility and the chance to make a difference to the 1.5 million people who visit the Marriott Library each year. As an Operations & Protection Services (OPS) Supervisor, you will help to make the library a safe, secure environment while delivering exceptional customer service. This position will use and/or develop your skills in supervision/leadership, operations management, public administration, customer relations, and interpersonal communication. We will provide you with training on our systems, policies, and procedures if you bring a commitment to making library services easily accessible, an ability to communicate clearly and respectfully with diverse people, and a willingness to present a positive image of the library and campus in each interaction. \

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Marketing Assistant

We are looking for someone who wants to play a key part in marketing library services and collections, thereby helping students succeed. You’ll be working in the heart of the campus at the Marriott Library where students come for everything from computing, to collections and databases, to reference help and VR and gaming. You’ll gain real-world marketing and public relations experience and experiment with different ways to talk to students. We can help you develop your technical skills, but being a people person and a great story teller are essential for this position. If you are savvy with social media and enjoy keeping up with the latest trends, this job will give you a chance to explore how to engage students on multiple platforms .

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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.


Rare Book Assistant 

Don’t know much about history, but want to learn more? The Rare Books Department is looking for students who yearn for a job in which discovery of people, places, and events are deeply interwoven in materiality. This position offers students a unique on-the-job education into the book as a major cultural, historical, and contemporary accomplishment of human thought and craft — from four-thousand-year-old clay tablets to twenty-first century artists’ books. Help preserve a heritage of thought, artistic endeavor, and innovation that inspires the human spirit today while providing reference, research, and access to the rare book collections – strengthening the ability of faculty to teach, students to learn, and communities to find common denominators.

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Audiovisual Processor

Do you have a love of Utah history, and/or the history of the West? Are you fascinated by old video and audio formats and the personal stories that they record? If so, this position is perfect for you. As an Audiovisual Processor in Multimedia Archives, you will listen to archival recordings and create transcripts to make them searchable and improve access. You will also assist in the arrangement and description of home movies, oral histories, and other moving image and sound collections related to the history of this region. You be part of a team dedicated to preserving these important histories.

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

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Scanning Technician

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.This position is considered Category I: Mandatory and required on campus or health care facilities to support on-site operations. Employees hired into this category will be required to be physically located at the Marriott Library if they are healthy and without COVID-19 symptoms.

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Statistics Grad TA

As the Statistics Graduate Teaching Assistant, you will be primarily responsible for providing one-on-one and small group consultations for patrons (students, staff, and faculty) seeking statistical tutoring and software support (SPSS, SAS, Stata and R). In addition, you will help with regular updates to the Marriott Library online learning tools (LibGuides) and work on other assigned projects/tasks assigned by your supervisor. We seek candidates who enjoy helping others and have demonstrated experience with statistical software.

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Knowledge Commons Desk Staff

Serve students, staff, and faculty in the Knowledge Commons, the Marriott Library’s central service point for technology and reference assistance. Work with a team of students and library staff to answer questions in a variety of areas including campus and library services, research, computer software, printing, mobile device configuration, classroom support, and equipment checkout.

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Facilities/ ARC Assistant

This is an on your feet position that will have you moving throughout the Marriott Library and working in our high density storage facility, the Automated Retrieval Center (ARC). You would be responsible for fulfilling requests for the more than one million items housed in the ARC and ensuring that patrons receive the items they need in a timely manner.

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Manuscripts Assistant

The Manuscripts division is seeking a curious, motivated, and enthusiastic student to help fulfill reproduction requests of manuscript materials for patrons and staff. Our division houses one-of-a-kind documents from a wide variety of persons including politicians, river-runners, scientists, housewives, community activists, religious leaders and everyone in between. It is the work of a Manuscripts Assistant to make these items accessible to researchers. If working directly with historic documents in an intellectually stimulating environment appeals to you, consider applying for the Manuscripts Assistant position.

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Internships and Other Opportunities

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