Open faculty position, Book Arts Program, SLC UT

The J. Willard Marriott Library seeks an energetic and innovative professional for the position of Book Arts Designer & Teaching Faculty. This tenure-line, year-round faculty position teaches and co-teaches book arts/design courses and workshops, provides administrative support to senior department personnel, supervises staff and/or interns, and oversees procedural matters related to ongoing Book Arts Program (BAP) and Red Butte Press (RBP) projects and activities. This position also completes design work for the BAP, Special Collections Gallery, and RBP. This is an excellent opportunity to collaborate with colleagues who share diverse yet complementary visions for the interdisciplinary impact of book arts on campus and throughout local and national communities.

The successful candidate will report to the BAP Managing Director and will support & extend curriculum development with a focus on graphic design, book design, book history & further incorporation of various technologies; provide strategic leadership and supervision of day-to-day activities in the BAP & RBP; execute graphic design for all RBP & BAP projects; coordinate with colleagues to support and manage projects as assigned within the Book Arts Studio; and contribute to maintenance of strong relationships across campus and nationally.

While the Book Arts Designer & Instructor will focus on book arts/design teaching and fine press publishing as well as support of Special Collection initiatives, all faculty librarians serve the needs of University faculty, staff, and students along with members of the local community. For a full job description, please visit : https://utah.peopleadmin.com/postings/50345

 

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