Specialist, Preservation Operations (Part-Time / Temporary) - Sandy - job 677629

The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints

Date: 04/09/2021

City: Sandy, Utah

Employment type: Part-time

Posting Dates: 04/07/2021 - 04/21/2021

Job Family: Library, Research&Preservation

Department: Church History Department


To help assure remembrance of the great things of God by preserving records while facilitating approved use by Family & Church History (FCH) divisions, employees of the Corporations, and FCH world-wide customers. Preservation Technicians perform such Records Preservation functions as: digital conversion, auditing records, migrating records, digital and AN processing, microform negative processing, producing digital and microfilm surrogates, image capture, and collections care. Customers expect on-time delivery of high quality products and services. Failure to meet expectations will create significant disruptions to FCH acquisition efforts, the Unified System publishing pipeline, the accessibility of records to researchers worldwide, the supply of names to temples, the Corporations' Records Management program, and the preservation of essential FCH records. The anticipated term for this position is up to 6 months, 20 hour a week.


  • 90% - Aids preservation function by performing such duties as: operating digital conversion scanners, auditing images and records, communicating audit results directly to customers, analyzing records and determining appropriate migration action, testing to certify preservation conditions, processing new camera negatives, producing digital preservation files, operating equipment to produce digital/microform/paper surrogates, operating digital cameras and scanners, creating metadata, indexing digitally captured records, operating microfilm cameras, identifying problems with records and performing appropriate actions, circulating records for approved use, and international and domestic shipping. Must achieve high quality, low costs, rapid delivery, and customer satisfaction while adhering to safe work practices.

  • 8% - Improves processes by assisting in process design and implementation.

  • 2% - Ensures optimal performance by conducting routine maintenance on equipment and workstations.


  • High School degree or equivalent.

  • One year of production experience or a minimum of six months achieving acceptable Preservation Technician 1 performance. Good oral and written communication skills.

  • Ability to safely meet physical job requirements such as eyesight, sitting, standing, lifting, and climbing ladders. (See attached documents.)

  • Ability to use required equipment, including extensive computer use.

  • Ability to focus mentally for long periods of time.


Must be a member of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints and currently temple worthy.


Please Note: All positions are subject to close without notice.

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