UU Student - Library

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Open Date 08/09/2019
Requisition Number PRN09789N
Job Title UU Student - Library
Working Title Security & Information Services Officer
Job Grade SJ
FLSA Code Nonexempt
Patient Sensitive Job Code? No
Type Non Benefited Staff / Student
Temporary? No
Standard Hours per Week 19
Full Time or Part Time? Part Time
Shift Day
Work Schedule Summary

Must be able to work on Wednesdays, Thursdays, Saturdays in the afternoons/evenings.

Upon job offer, applicants must be able to start no later than September 3, 2019.

Please include your fall semester class schedule with your resume or cover letter.

Is this a work study job? No
VP Area
Department 00790 - Marriott Library - Operations
Location Campus
City Salt Lake City, UT
Type of Recruitment External Posting
Pay Rate Range $10.50
Close Date
Job Summary

This is a customer service position at the J. Willard Marriott Library that helps to provide a welcoming and safe environment for employees and visitors, and preserves and protects the facilities and collections. Library Security & Information is charged with the ongoing responsibility for security, fire prevention and protection, and safety within the Library in coordination and conjunction with the University Department of Public Safety, Environmental Health & Safety, and Facility Operations. In addition to providing a security presence at the entrances and in the Library, employees are expected to enforce all Library and University policies in a professional manner. Employees will be expected to provide information, circulation assistance, and directional help for the Library as well as the University campus.


• Conduct regular building patrols and have a constant presence while in the Library.
• Maintain and ensure an environment that is conducive to research and learning.
• Respond to emergency situations that may require immediate attention and responsible for total evacuation of the building and will serve as the liaison with campus emergency personnel to communicate when the building may be re-entered.
• First responders to medical emergencies and direct emergency personnel to locations throughout the building.
• Contact University Police when there is any report of or are a witness to any and all threats, potential threats, violent or suspicious behavior, causes of alarm, criminal activity, or sexual misconduct.
• Enforce all Library and University policies in addition to resolving complaints and policy infractions appropriately. Officers may decide if an individual should be removed from the Library for a specified period of time.
• Responsible for noticing problems with the building and reporting them to Library and University Facilities.
• Initiate conversations with individuals at the entrances if the book gate alarm is triggered to guarantee that library materials are properly checked out.
• Document all incidents that occur within the Library or its grounds – whether it is building-related or with individuals.
• Issue temporary public computer guest passes to community patrons.
• Collect “lost and found” items from within the Library and its immediate grounds, and maintain a record of items in the department database.
• Responsible for coordinating several aspects of circulation including, account set up for University of Utah community patrons and guests, fine and lost book resolutions, billing, recalls and holds management.
• Provide assistance with retrieving items that are available for pickup such as Interlibrary Loan, Holds, and Automated Retrieval Center (ARC) material.
• Maintain service in the Automated Retrieval Center (ARC) during evening and weekend hours.
• Perform all cashier functions for the Library including fines, lost books, library permits, faxing services, and other library sales.
• Answer the Library’s main informational phone line at the entrances.
• Responsible for opening the building each day, as well as clearing and securing the building and its contents each night.
• Record statistics on patron interactions.
• Assist in reserving rooms for student study.
• The duties and tasks included are representative of the position and not comprehensive. Duties may be added or deleted in the best interest of the organization and its patrons.

Minimum Qualifications

Must be a current University of Utah student enrolled 6 undergraduate credit hours or 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.


Security & Information has a tremendous amount of responsibility. Employees must be committed to providing outstanding customer service, and be comfortable with enforcing policies. They must demonstrate good human relations, communication, conflict resolution, and problem solving skills. Employees must be confident in responding to any situation, including emergencies, that may arise in the building. They must also have the ability to remain calm in a stressful or crisis situation. Employees are expected to be honest and take full responsibility for their actions. Cashiering experience is also desired.

Special Instructions Summary
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: “employment@utah.edu” 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: “oeo@umail.utah.edu” .

The University is a participating employer with Utah Retirement Systems (“URS”). Individuals who previously retired and are receiving monthly retirement benefits from URS are subject to URS’ post-retirement rules and restrictions. Please contact Utah Retirement Systems at (801) 366-7770 or (800) 695-4877 or University Human Resource Management at (801) 581-7447 if you have questions regarding the post-retirement rules.

This position may require the successful completion of a criminal background check and/or drug screen.

Posting Specific Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  • Are you a current University of Utah student?
    • Yes
    • No

  • Applicant Documents
    Required Documents
  • Resume
  • Optional Documents
  • Cover Letter
  • Appropriate discharge document (such as a DD-214 – Member Copy 4) – Veteran Only – Call 801.581.2169
  • Addendum to the University of Utah - Veteran Only - Call 801.581.2169 after submission


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