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Computer Operator

Please see Special Instructions for more details.

*Must be a current University of Utah student enrolled in 6 undergraduate credit hours or 5 graduate credit hours.* For the 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.

Announcement

Details

Open Date 09/05/2017
Requisition Number PRN07261N
Job Title Computer Operator
Working Title Digital Preservation Assistant
Job Grade B
FLSA Code Nonexempt
Patient Care Job Code?
Type Non Benefited Staff / Student
Temporary? No
Standard Hours per Week 19
Full Time or Part Time? Part Time
Shift Day
Work Schedule Summary

Monday – Friday, between 8-5

Is this a work study job? No
VP Area Academic Affairs
Department 00790 - Marriott Library - Operations
Location Campus
City Salt Lake City, UT
Type of Recruitment External Posting
Pay Rate Range 9.78
Close Date <br /><br /><strong>NOTE:</strong> May close at anytime.
Job Summary

If you’re looking for a job that’s conveniently located in the Marriott Library, this may be a great fit for you! Our small team is responsible for the digital preservation of born-digital and digitized records from all over Utah. We preserve thousands of files per week. As a digital preservation assistant, you will be able to polish skills like paying attention to details, being an effective member of a team, working with diverse people, and developing a self-directed work ethic. You will gain, or build on, experience with Excel spreadsheets as you prepare files and their metadata for ingest into the digital archive. As you work with large batches of files in various formats, you will prepare metadata on spreadsheets and have the chance to work with simple utilities such as bulk renaming tools as you help us create order out of digital chaos. If you are interested in joining our busy team, apply today!

Responsibilities

Enter data into spreadsheets

Manipulate spreadsheets with software

Move, manipulate batches of digital files

Use digital preservation software to manage ingests

Minimum Qualifications

One year of computer operations experience or equivalency required; demonstrated human relations and effective communication skills are also required. Previous customer service experience is preferred.

Applicants must demonstrate the potential ability to perform the essential functions of the job as outlined in the position description.

Preferences

Ability to work with Microsoft Excel databases and to learn to work with XML code

Ability to work 19 hours per week

Demonstrated organizational abilities and good attention to detail

Ability to understand and follow oral and written instructions

Familiarity with MS Office suite, especially Excel or equivalent; Familiarity with a variety of file formats

Special Instructions Summary

Must be a current University of Utah student enrolled in 6 undergraduate credit hours or 5 graduate credit hours.

For the 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.

Additional Information


The University of Utah is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer and is committed to diversity in its workforce. In compliance with applicable federal and state laws, University of Utah policy of equal employment opportunity prohibits discrimination on the basis of race or ethnicity, religion, color, national origin, sex, age, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, veteran’s status, status as a qualified person with a disability, or genetic information. Individuals from historically underrepresented groups, such as minorities, women, qualified persons with disabilities, and protected veterans are strongly encouraged to apply. Veterans’ preference is extended to applicants, consistent with University policy and Utah state law. To inquire about this posting, email: employment@utah.edu or call 801-581-2300. Reasonable accommodations in the application process will be provided to qualified individuals with disabilities. To request an accommodation or for further information about University AA/EO policies, please contact the Office of Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action, 201 S. Presidents Cr., Rm 135, (801) 581-8365 (V/TDD), email: oeo@umail.utah.edu.


The University is a participating employer with Utah Retirement Systems (“URS”). Individuals who previously retired and are receiving monthly retirement benefits from URS must notify the Benefits Department upon hire. Please contact Utah Retirement Systems at (801) 366-7770 or (800) 695-4877 or the University’s Benefits Department at (801) 581-7447.


This position may require the successful completion of a criminal background check and/or drug screen.

Posting Specific Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * How many months/years of computer operations related work experience do you have?
    • No experience
    • Less than 6 months
    • 6 months or more, but less than 1 year
    • 1 year or more, but less than 3 years
    • 3 years or more
  2. * How many months/years of customer service experience do you have?
    • No experience
    • Less than 6 months
    • More than 6 months but less than 1 year
    • More than 1 year but less than 3 years
    • More than 3 years
  3. Are you a current University of Utah student?
    • Yes
    • No

Applicant Documents

Required Documents
  1. Resume
Optional Documents
  1. Cover Letter
  2. Appropriate discharge document (such as a DD-214 – Member Copy 4) – Veteran Only – Call 801.581.2169
  3. Addendum to the University of Utah - Veteran Only - Call 801.581.2169 after submission