University of Utah Library Aide in Salt Lake City, Utah


Open Date 03/12/2018

Requisition Number PRN07791N

Job Title Library Aide

Working Title Interlibrary Loan/Document Delivery 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

Employees will be scheduled to work within 4 hour block each day (Monday through Friday) between the hours of 8:00 am and 5:00 pm.

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 9.00

Close Date

Job Summary

Interlibrary Loan is a service whereby a user of one library can borrow books or receive photocopies of articles that are owned by another library. Document Delivery is a service that provides Marriott Library patronsPDFfiles of articles owned by our library. The employee in this position will process incoming Interlibrary Loan requests for patrons from other libraries and/or scan requested articles for our Document Delivery Service.


Employee will be assigned tasks in any of the following areas of the department;

Lending, Borrowing or Document Delivery.

Responsibilities include:

Verify ownership and availability of materials from the Marriott Library’s collection using several software programs

Retrieve books and journals from the library’s collections

Scan or photocopy articles using various types of equipment and different technologies

Search and download articles from microfilm, microfiche and online databases

Other duties as assigned

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.


Good English comprehension and written language skills

Computer literacy and typing skills of at least 35 wpm

Familiarity with the Marriott Library catalog and databases

Willingness to learn complex procedures and new technologies

Attention to detail


Good problem solving skills

Special Instructions Summary

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