University of Utah Library Aide in Salt Lake City, Utah


Open Date 03/13/2018

Requisition Number PRN07793N

Job Title Library Aide

Working Title Special Collections Assistant

Job Grade A

FLSA Code Nonexempt

Patient Sensitive 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, 8-5

Some evenings and weekends may be required.

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 9.50

Close Date

Job Summary

Process incoming gift book collections with full bibliographic listing, check existing holdings for best copy, check out-of-print resources for book values, serve at the reference desk, assist with special events, mailings, check out-of-print dealer catalogs for possible acquisitions.PTEmust be detail oriented and pay attention to details of publication for best copy comparisons. After training in all areas of Special Collections, serve on the reference desk for one to two shifts of two hours per week. Able to work Monday through Friday during the hours of 8-5 and two Saturdays per semester (10-6) and assist with special events held during the evening.


After training, able to work with moderate supervision, serve on the reference desk, assist with mailings for special events, assist Associate Dean when Program Manager is not available. Able to lift up to 40 lbs when picking up or moving donor collections. See above.

Minimum Qualifications

Six months clerical or customer service experience required; demonstrated human relations and effective communication skills are also required.

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


Knowledge of research techniques, bibliographic listing format, familiar with out of print research sources. Familiar with Western U. S. and Utah history.

Special Instructions Summary

Must be a current University of Utah student enrolled in 6 undergraduate credits or 5 graduate credits during the fall and spring semesters.

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: 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: .

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.