University of Utah Computer Operator in Salt Lake City, Utah


Open Date 05/18/2017

Requisition Number PRN06843N

Job Title Computer Operator

Working Title Scanning Tecnician

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, 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

NOTE: May close at anytime.

Job Summary

Digitize film transparencies, books, and loose leaf material for use in online collections for the Marriott Library. This includes post-processing images, and compiling keyword search metadata.


Scan text, images, artwork, etc. using digital scanners and cameras. Import objects in image editing software, correct color and process images as required. Record technical, item, and structural metadata into a spreadsheet. Import items into CONTENTdm. Maintain production area in a neat and orderly condition. Exhibit the ability to communicate clearly and concisely, both orally and in writing. Exhibit attention to detail.

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.


Ability to operate a PC and Mac computers and scanners.

Working knowledge of Word, Excel, and PhotoShop.

Working knowledge of cameras.

Special Instructions Summary

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