Senior Library Specialist
Please see Special Instructions for more details.*All applications received by April 17, 2017 will receive full consideration.* This is a local recruitment. Out of area candidates will be responsible for travel costs for final in-person interviews and for moving costs, if selected. When prompted to do so, please upload a list of three professional references.
|Job Title||Senior Library Specialist|
|Working Title||Information and Research Specialist|
|Patient Care Job Code?||No|
|Standard Hours per Week||40|
|Full Time or Part Time?||Full Time|
|Work Schedule Summary||
|VP Area||Academic Affairs|
|Department||00790 - Marriott Library - Operations|
|City||Salt Lake City, UT|
|Type of Recruitment||External Posting|
|Pay Rate Range||15.32|
NOTE: May close at anytime.
|Open Until Filled
NOTE: May close at anytime.
Reporting to the Coordinator of Chat and Email Reference, this position will provide reference assistance to University faculty, staff and students in person and electronically. Some of those shifts will be on the weekends and in the evenings with a weekly schedule of Tuesday through Friday, 11:00am – 8:00pm and Saturday, 10:00am – 6:00pm. The incumbent will assist with the creation of online learning tools for such things as videos, Canvas, LibGuides and other websites. This position will assist with literature searches, grant writing, data collection, and data analysis along with basic office assistance including scheduling, copying, scanning, and delivery of marketing materials. For this position, one year of education is equivalent to two years of experience.
Provide reference assistance in person and electronically.
Provide research assistance including
Provide assistance with the creation of online learning tools.
Provide assistance as needed for such things as:
Four years library experience or equivalency; knowledge of specialized library techniques and principles as well as research and organizational skills required; demonstrated human relations and effective communication skills also required. Some supervisory experience may be preferred.
Applicants must demonstrate the potential ability to perform the essential functions of the job as outlined in the position description.
A Bachelor’s degree especially a degree with a focus on communication, media production or media editing.
Knowledge of and ability to use Marriott Library databases, catalog, and websites to find journal articles, books, and other information.
Experience working in an office environment with administrative assistant duties.
Ability to take initiative to solve problems, communicate solutions, and improve communication among a diverse group of people.
Ability to work independently without much direction or guidance after an initial 3-month training period.
Ability to work collaboratively and effectively as a member of a team.
Demonstrated proficiency and capability with information technology systems in the context of an academic library.
Reading, writing, or speaking skills in a second language.
|Special Instructions Summary||
All applications received by April 17, 2017 will receive full consideration.
This is a local recruitment. Out of area candidates will be responsible for travel costs for final in-person interviews and for moving costs, if selected.
When prompted to do so, please upload a list of three professional references.
Posting Specific Questions
Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).
How many years of library experience do you have?
- Less than 2 years
- 2 years or more, but less than 4 years
- 4 years or more, but less than 6 years
- 6 years or more, but less than 8 years
- 8 years or more
- Cover Letter
- List of References
- Addendum to the University of Utah - Veteran Only - Call 801.581.2169 after submission
- Appropriate discharge document (such as a DD-214 – Member Copy 4) – Veteran Only – Call 801.581.2169