Library Staff Positions

Below are all positions currently unfilled within the Hunt Library. For a list of positions open for the broader university, please see the online job board.

Open Positions

Associate Director for Electronic & Technical Services

Job Description

About Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University:

Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University is an independent, culturally diverse institution providing quality education and research in aviation, aerospace, engineering, and other related fields with residential campuses located in Daytona Beach, Florida and Prescott, Arizona. The University's Worldwide campus provides educational opportunities online and at approximately 130 locations throughout the United States, Asia, Europe, and Central/South America.

As the largest and most comprehensive aviation and aerospace-focused university in the world, Embry-Riddle is a unique institution. Over the past 90 years, the University has evolved with industry to break new ground and produce top-level graduates who serve the ever-changing needs of aviation and aerospace and other STEM-related disciplines. Embry-Riddle offers programs in seven primary fields of study including: Applied Science; Aviation; Business; Computers and Technology; Engineering; Safety, Security, and Intelligence; and Space.

For Academic Year 2021-22, there were over 11,100 undergraduate, graduate, and doctoral students that attended the University’s residential campuses and approximately 20,195 students in total enrolled with the University around the world.

The Opportunity:

The Hunt Library, located on the Daytona Beach, Florida, Campus of Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University (ERAU), is recruiting for an Associate Director for Electronic & Technical Services, a non-tenure track position.  As a member of the library Management Team, the successful candidate will lead the Electronic and Technical Services team, which is responsible for the acquisition and provision of online and physical materials and services in support of residential and distance learning campus programs. 

Duties include:

  • Leading the Electronic & Technical Services department, with responsibility for a staff of nine.
  • Directly supervising three department heads.
  • Managing staff and processes that ensure the acquisition of and access to library information resources required by the residential and distance learning campuses.
  • Leading the Hunt Library Ex Libris Systems Team.
  • Serving as the library’s primary liaison to university Information Technology.
  • Participating in library administration.


    Hunt Library provides library services to 8,000 residential students on the Daytona Beach Campus, as well as to over 23,000 distance-learning students through Embry-Riddle Worldwide.  As the largest and most comprehensive aviation and aerospace-focused university in the world, 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. For more information on the Hunt Library, visit


    Required qualifications:

    • ALA-accredited master’s degree in library or information science
    • A minimum of two years management experience, including supervision of full-time employees
    • Experience in a medium or large library
    • Library collection management, cataloguing, or electronic library services experience
    • Experience leading a cross-departmental team in a library environment
    • Familiarity with information technology
    • Ability to work in a diverse environment and interact and collaborate with individuals of different backgrounds
    • Demonstrated ability to work in a team environment
    • Excellent written and oral communication skills

    Preferred qualifications:

    • Academic library experience
    • Experience collaborating with organizational partners
    • Experience with SaaS
    • Familiarity with Alma, Primo VE, Leganto, EZproxy, Adobe products, FTP software, Microsoft Office, or Springshare
    • Experience with archival software and EAD, OCLC, RDA, USMARC formats and LC classifications.

    The Hunt Library values diversity, equity, and inclusion and is committed to hiring staff who share these values.

    To Apply:

    Please reference position R304658 and apply online and include a cover letter, resume, and contact information (email and telephone) for three professional references.

    Access Services Technician

    Job Description

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

    Embry-Riddle’s Hunt Library seeks applicants to provide customer service at the circulation (public service) desk. The Library Circulation Assistant supports the activities at the Borrow Desk of the Hunt Library and supervises the Sunday opening hours of the Hunt Library’s Access Services Department, including responsibility for building security. Assists in hiring and scheduling student assistants; and participates in departmental meetings.

    Work hours are Sunday 11:30 am – 8:30 pm, Monday-Thursday, 1:00 pm – 10:00 pm.


    Essential Duties and Responsibilities

    • Has sole responsibility for Sunday opening library hours (opening procedures, student supervision)
    • Assists with Student employee supervision, including training and evaluating.
    • Assists patrons with checking library materials in and out.
    • Provides basic customer service.
    • Assists with Course Reserve processing.
    • Enforces university safety protocols as needed.
    • Closes and secures the building as scheduled to do so.

    A review of candidates will begin on January 6, 2023 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 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 more than 7,000 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


    Required Qualifications

    • Experience in front-line, public-facing service.
    • Excellent customer service skills and attitude.
    • Excellent communication skills.
    • Supervisory experience.
    • Working knowledge of Microsoft Office.
    • High school diploma or equivalent


    Preferred Qualifications

    • Library experience.
    • Experience handling security issues.
    • Some college courses.


    To Apply:

    Please reference position R304861 and apply online and include a cover letter, resume, and contact information (email and telephone) for three professional references.

    Student Employment

    The Hunt Library employs 15-20 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 recognizes the value of diversity and is dedicated to fostering a positive climate in which all students, faculty, and staff are encouraged in their professional, social, and intellectual pursuits. Embry-Riddle 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, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, gender identity, genetic information, disability, protected veteran status, or any other status protected by federal, state, or local law.