Job Opportunity — Clearfield, Utah

July 14, 2016

Utah State Archives is looking for a new Archival Technician to work in the State Records Center in Clearfield. Employees in this position are responsible for the storage, management, and destruction of records for all state agencies. Duties include, but are not limited to:

  • Assisting state agencies with records management questions, concerns, and reports
  • Receiving and verifying incoming records to ensure accuracy
  • Identifying records that have met retention and sending notices to the associated agency to get approval for destruction
  • Maintaining accurate records by entering and managing information in a database

Employees will use and work around warehouse equipment (such as forklifts, pallet jacks, electric lifts, etc.) to file and retrieve records, manage warehouse space, and load and unload trucks. Best qualified applicants will have at least 1 year of experience working in a warehouse, including operating a forklift and/or pallet jack, and will be able to perform physically demanding duties, including lifting and carrying items weighing up to 50 pounds.

For more information about the position, and to apply, please visit the State of Utah employment portal at http://agency.governmentjobs.com/utah/default.cfm?action=jobbulletin&JobID=1482037. Applications should be submitted by July 21, 2016.


Job Opportunity — Salt Lake City, Utah

June 23, 2016

The LDS Church History Library is seeking a processing archivist who can lead staff and volunteers in the processing of archival collections held in remote storage locations, for both preservation and discovery purposes. The ideal candidate will be knowledgeable in international LDS Church History as well as in archival and library standards. The archivist will contribute to our team dedicated to the arrangement and description of archival and manuscript collections, collaborate with international subject experts and preservation specialists, and participate in the work of the Church History Department as a whole. This individual will help create new methods to describe the content of these materials so they may be discovered and access by global library users.

For more information on the job responsibilities, qualifications, and to apply, see the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints job portal. The application deadline is expected to be July 15th, though it may close earlier. Applications must be members of the Church and currently temple worthy.


Job Opportunity — Salt Lake City, Utah

June 22, 2016

The Utah State Archives is seeking an Archivist to provide electronic records management and archival services to state agencies and governmental entities. Duties include, but are not limited to:

  • identification, description, appraisal, scheduling, and classification of electronic records series and agency electronic records management systems in accordance with state archives policies
  • appraisal and archival evaluation of electronic records for administrative, fiscal, legal, historic, and research values
  • assisting with the re-formatting of public records through a variety of technological methods
  • handling and preserving permanent government records in paper and digital formats
  • creation of reference materials to facilitate public access
  • participation in outreach efforts to state agencies and the public

The best qualified applicant is one who is experienced in the full spectrum of archival practices and techniques; who has a master’s degree in history, library sciences, or a related field; and who has earned a Digital Archives Specialist certification. Recent college graduates with a master’s degree in the above fields are encouraged to apply, especially those with volunteer or internship experience in electronic archiving.

For the full job announcement, and to apply, see the State of Utah job site at http://agency.governmentjobs.com/utah/default.cfm?action=jobbulletin&JobID=1460672 Applications are due by June 26, 2016.


Job Opportunity — Salt Lake City, Utah

May 29, 2016

The Mountain West Digital Library (MWDL) seeks an energetic, visionary, innovative, and accomplished professional for the position of Program Director. This is an excellent opportunity to work with collaborative and enthusiastic colleagues across the Mountain West to maintain and improve access to unique and rare materials from libraries and other memory institutions. MWDL serves the Mountain West region as a Service Hub for the Digital Public Library of America, and it aggregates metadata from partnering libraries, museums, and archives in six states for sharing both regionally via the MWDL portal at http://mwdl.org/ and nationally via the DPLA portal at http://dp.la/. MWDL’s Member Repositories and other collections partners collaborate to develop standards for digital collections metadata and other aspects of digital collection management.

For more information about the position, and to apply, please visit the University of Utah careers site at https://utah.peopleadmin.com/postings/51729.


Job Opportunity — Clearfield, Utah

May 20, 2016

The Utah State Archives is looking for a new Archival Technician to work in the State Records Center in Clearfield. Employees in this position are responsible for the storage, management, and destruction of records for all state agencies. Duties include, but are not limited to:

  • Assisting state agencies with records management questions, concerns, and reports
  • Receiving and verifying incoming records to ensure accuracy
  • Identifying records that have met retention and sending notices to the associated agency to get approval for destruction
  • Maintaining accurate records by entering and managing information in a database

Employees will use and work around warehouse equipment (such as forklifts, pallet jacks, electric lifts, etc.) to file and retrieve records, manage warehouse space, and load and unload trucks.

Best qualified applicants will have at least 1 year of experience working in a warehouse, including operating a forklift and/or pallet jack, and will be able to perform physically demanding duties, including lifting and carrying items weighing up to 50 pounds.

Applications for the position close on May 24, 2016. For the full job announcement and to apply, please visit the State of Utah website at http://agency.governmentjobs.com/utah/default.cfm?action=jobbulletin&JobID=1436272.


Job Opportunity–Salt Lake City, Utah

May 3, 2016

The Marriott Library at the University of Utah is seeking a U-matic Videocassette Collection Assessment Project Archivist. This position is intended for individuals who are currently pursuing an advanced degree in Library and Information Science or a related field such as History or Film Studies, and applicants should be either a University of Utah student or enrolled in an accredited MLS or MLIS program.

The successful candidate will take charge of the Audio-Visual Archive’s project to assess the needs of its collection of over 11,000 U-matic videocassettes. This project will last for 1 year, with possible extension depending on workload. The starting wage for the position is $12/hour.

To review the entire posting, or to apply, please visit the University of Utah job site at https://utah.peopleadmin.com/postings/50707.


Job Opportunity–San Francisco, California

April 23, 2016

The California Judicial Center Library in San Francisco is seeking Assistant Law Librarians I/II to deliver service in the Research & Reference Services unit of the library, in the Special Collections & Archives unit, or in both units. The Research & Reference Services unit performs the full range of duties associated with the delivery of research and reference services, including but not limited to: responding to reference inquiries and conducting legal research using print and digital resources; providing individual instruction in the use of digital and print resources directly or by engaging vendors and others to provide individual or court-wide training sessions; managing logins and passwords to enable court users’ access to online resources; conducting library tours and orientations; developing bibliographies, research guides and databases; and designing/updating Web-based information resources for the library’s website. The Special Collections unit performs the full range of duties associated with the acquisition, assessment, arrangement, description and processing of original sources for the study of California legal history, including textual materials and objects donated by members of the California Supreme Court and others. They assist with research and respond to inquiries from the public regarding the collections. They also prepare finding aids and participate in the design and implementation of exhibits for San Francisco and Los Angeles locations.

To ensure consideration of your application for the earliest round of interviews, please apply by Friday, April 29, 2016, however this position will remain open until filled. To review the full job posting and to complete an online application, please visit the California Courts website at www.courts.ca.gov/careers and search for Job ID #4203. This position requires the submission of an official application, and a resume.