The J. Willard Marriot Library seeks a full-time, tenure-track Assistant Director of Special Collections. This position reports to the Associate Dean of Special Collections and supervises the day-to-day activities of the Special Collections Division. In addition, this position is directly responsible for the Special Collections Print and Journal Collections including Western Americana and oversees the Manuscripts and Multimedia Departments of Special Collections composed of archival research collections focusing on Utah, the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, the Intermountain region, and the American West. This position also oversees the Rare Books Department and rare book and Middle East catalogers. The position supervises a staff of full-time and part-time employees and volunteers and oversees collection development. The position assists with coordination of department-wide reference service and oversees the development of technologies that enhance access to the collections. This position assists the Associate Dean with oversight of the operational and financial budgets for Special Collections and coordinates activities with other library departments, university departments, and with the State of Utah’s collecting institutions. This position will also assist the Associate Dean with fund-raising and grant-writing opportunities. Occasional weekend and evening work will be required.
For more information about the position, please see the full job announcement at https://utah.peopleadmin.com/postings/42123.