Hunt Library Employment

Library Staff Positions

 

Library Access Services Technician, Afternoon/Evening - (190129)

Circulation Assistant (Library Access Services Technician), Sunday-Thursday, afternoon-evening.

Embry-Riddle’s Hunt Library seeks applicants to perform public services duties at the circulation desk. The Access Services Technician co-supervises the Sunday through Thursday afternoon-evening hours of the Hunt Library’s Access Services Department including responsibility for building security. Assists in hiring and scheduling student assistants; prepares media equipment for delivery to classrooms and patron pick-up; and participates in departmental meetings. Work hours are Sunday, 11:30 am – 8:30 pm, Monday – Thursday, 1:00 p.m. – 10:00 pm. Schedule adjustments are required for final exam periods and summer schedules.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Has sole responsibility for Sunday library opening.
  • Train, supervise, and evaluate 2-4 student assistants.
  • Assist patrons with checking library materials in and out, communicating policies and procedures as necessary.
  • Provide basic customer service, including answering directional questions and referring patrons to research librarians.
  • Implement the library’s emergency plans during emergency situations or drills.
  • Close and secure the building in the absence of the night-time technician.

Qualifications

Required Qualifications:

  • Experience in front-line, public-facing service, preferably in a library environment.
  • Excellent customer service skills and attitude.
  • Excellent communication skills.
  • Some supervisory experience.
  • Working knowledge of Microsoft office.
  • High school diploma or equivalent.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience handling security issues preferred.
  • Some college preferred.

To apply, please visit our careers site at https://careers.erau.edu, requisition #190129. Please upload a cover letter, resume, and three professional references (including email addresses). A review of applications will begin on April 15, 2019 and continue until the position is filled.

Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University is a private institution based in warm, sunny Daytona Beach, FL. ERAU is recognized as the largest and oldest aviation-focused university in the world and is consistently named by the Chronicle of Higher Education as a “Great College to Work For” in such areas as work/life balance; Job Satisfaction; Professional/Career Development Programs; and respect and appreciation.

Our nearly 6,000 students hail from more than 100 nations and nearly all 50 states. Our campus is a melting pot of cultures and beliefs, and we pride ourselves on our ability to embrace new ideas.

 


Scholarly Communication Librarian - (190134)

Description

The Hunt Library, located on the Daytona Beach Campus of Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University (ERAU), seeks a Scholarly Communication Librarian to manage the development of Open Educational Resources (OER) for the residential Daytona Beach Campus and the distance learning Worldwide Campus.  Responsibilities include outreach and training for faculty interested in adopting OERs, coordinating liaison librarians to support faculty adoption of OERs, providing reference service on a limited basis, and participating in collection development.

Qualifications

Required Qualifications:

  • ALA-accredited master’s degree in library or information science
  • A minimum of two years relevant experience (that may include internships)
  • Experience providing training or instruction
  • Ability to work in a diverse environment and interact with individuals of different backgrounds
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Academic library experience
  • Library reference experience
  • Knowledge of current and emerging trends in open educational resources, textbook affordability, or scholarly communication
  • Familiarity with institutional repository systems
  • Experience coordinating teams or supervising

A leader in the provision of higher education in the fields of aviation and aerospace, Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University (ERAU) offers regionally accredited bachelors’, masters’ and doctoral degrees. The online bachelors’ degree programs were ranked number one in 2019 by U.S. News & World Report (see https://www.usnews.com/education/online-education/articles/us-news-ranks-best-online-programs.) For more information on ERAU, see https://www.erau.edu/about. For more information on the Hunt Library, go to https://huntlibrary.erau.edu/about. Information on the new library facility is available at https://studentunion.erau.edu.

Please reference position #190134 and apply online at http://careers.erau.edu. Please upload a cover letter, resume, and three professional references (including email addresses). A review of applications will begin on March 25, 2019 and continue until the position is filled.

Primary Location: United States-Florida-Daytona Beach
Job: Student Services
Education Level: Master's Degree 
Employee Status: Regular
Schedule: Full-time
Shift: Day
Travel: No

Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University is committed to providing equal employment opportunity and affirmative action for qualified individuals. The university does not tolerate discrimination on the basis of race, creed, color, religion, gender, age, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity, or any other status protected by federal, state or local law.
 


Assistant Director for Research/Worldwide Library Services - (190031)

Description

Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University (ERAU) seeks an Assistant Director for Research/Worldwide (WW) Library Services to coordinate the development of face-to-face and online library instruction sessions, as well as additional learning objects and outreach opportunities.  The Assistant Director will staff reference/research service points to serve the residential campus in Daytona Beach and the distance learning programs.  The Assistant Director will lead or participate in team and special projects as assigned.  Training on aviation subject resources is provided. This position reports to the Associate Director for Research/Worldwide Library Services and will supervise the department in the absence of the Associate Director. 

Hunt Library, located at the Daytona Beach campus of Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University, provides library services to 6,000 residential students at this campus as well as to over 10,000 distance learning students through Embry-Riddle Worldwide.  A leader in the provision of higher education in the fields of aviation and aerospace, ERAU offers regionally accredited bachelors’ and masters’ degrees as well as several doctoral programs, one of which (Aviation Science) is the first of its kind in the world. For more information on ERAU, see https://erau.edu/about. For more information on the Hunt Library, go to https://huntlibrary.erau.edu/about. Information on the new library facility is available at https://studentunion.erau.edu.

Qualifications

Required Qualifications:

  • ALA-accredited master’s degree in library science or information studies
  • Minimum of five years of experience in providing reference/research services
  • Minimum of five years of progressively responsible experience in library instruction
  • Demonstrated experience in coordinating or supervising library professionals
  • Strong proficiency with modern library systems and new technologies
  • Excellent oral and written communication, interpersonal and listening skills

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Second master’s degree in a scientific field
  • Experience serving graduate and PhD students
  • Experience in library outreach and liaison communication
  • Experience with collection development input for a specialized curriculum
  • Web content development 
  • Familiarity with institutional repositories and/or development of Open Educational Resources

Please reference position #190031 and apply online at https://careers.erau.edu. Please upload a cover letter, resume, and three professional references (including email addresses). A review of applications will begin on February 25, 2019 and continue until an appropriate candidate is selected.

Primary Location: United States-Florida-Daytona Beach
Job: Student Services
Education Level: Master's Degree 
Employee Status: Regular
Schedule: Full-time
Shift: Day
Travel: No

Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University is committed to providing equal employment opportunity and affirmative action for qualified individuals. The university does not tolerate discrimination on the basis of race, creed, color, religion, gender, age, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity, or any other status protected by federal, state or local law.
 


Student Employment

The Hunt Library employs over 25 student employees through the year for jobs ranging from shelving books to scanning materials for document delivery. For current vacancies, please go to the Student Employment page in ERNIE.

Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University is committed to providing equal employment opportunity and affirmative action for qualified individuals. The university does not tolerate discrimination on the basis of race, creed, color, religion, gender, age, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity, or any other status protected by federal, state or local law.