Position: Fine Arts Librarian
Deadline Date: Application requested by August 25, 2009.
The Katherine W. Dumke Fine Arts and Architecture Library,
housed in the J. Willard Marriott Library at the University of Utah,
is seeking an innovative and creative librarian to work in an exciting and
recently renovated learning environment of free and open inquiry combined with
a commitment to excellence in service.
Reporting to the Head of Fine Arts, responsibilities of the Fine Arts
Librarian will include specialized research assistance, instruction, collection
development for print and digital resources, outreach, and digital projects in
the areas of the visual arts, art history, architecture, music, ballet, modern
dance, film and theatre. Opportunities
exist for building collaborations across the library, campus, and community in
support of Fine Arts and interdisciplinary work. This individual will help users blend visual
and textual resources in support of a new University of Utah
visual, information and technology literacy initiative. This program is being developed to embed
teaching of these literacies into the undergraduate curriculum to prepare
students for life and work in the 21st century.
Excellent benefits calculated at approximately 35% of salary
including TIAA-CREF, medical, dental, generous paid sick and vacation accrual,
sabbaticals, professional development time.
Marriott Library is an ARL library with holding of nearly 3
million volumes, 32,000 journals in electronic and print formats, and a
considerable number of other networked electronic resources. The University,
with a student population of 29,000, is situated on a 1,500 acre campus in Salt Lake City. The
library is very near completion of a large-scale renovation which includes a
state- of-the-art Knowledge Commons and a center to create multimedia digital
content. Teaching facilities, used by campus and library instructors, include 18
classrooms, labs and seminar rooms and a 250 seat auditorium.
Lake has a population of
over 1 million and offers residents a wide variety of cultural, entertainment
and recreational activities, all located along the Wasatch Mountain Range.
Send a detailed letter of application addressing how your
experience matches the qualifications; curriculum vitae; and names and contact
information, including email, mail and phone numbers, of three references
electronically to: Kris.Arnold@utah.edu.
Applications received by August
25th, 2009 will be given full consideration.
of Utah is an EO/AA
Employer. We encourage applications from women and minorities and provide
reasonable accommodations to known disabilities of applicants and employees.
of Utah values candidates
who have experience working in settings with students from diverse backgrounds
and who possess a strong commitment to improving access to higher education for
historically underrepresented students.