Research Librarian
Daytona Beach, FL 
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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 2020-21, there were over 10,700 undergraduate, graduate, and doctoral students that attended the University's residential campuses and approximately 32,700 students in total enrolled with the University around the world.

The Opportunity:

The Hunt Library at Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University (ERAU) invites applications for the position of Research Librarian serving a diverse population of residential and online students. This professional staff position reports to the Associate Director for Research and Engagement.

The successful candidate will join the Research and Instruction Services department serving Daytona Beach and online students, working business hours plus some night and weekend shifts as assigned.

Duties include providing reference services in a variety of modes, developing online learning objects, sharing in synchronous and asynchronous library instruction, mentoring student employees, and participating in team assignments and special projects. No aviation background is required.

A leader in the provision of higher education in the fields of aviation and aerospace, ERAU offers regionally accredited bachelors', masters', and doctoral degrees. For more information on ERAU, see . For more information on the Hunt Library, go to . Information on the new library facility is available at .

Qualifications

We are most interested in finding the best candidate for the job. We encourage you to apply, even if you do not meet all of the preferred qualifications/experiences listed below. The Hunt Library values diversity, equity, and inclusion and is committed to hiring staff who share these values.

Required Qualifications:

  • ALA-accredited master's degree in library science or information studies.
  • Library reference experience.
  • Demonstrated ability to learn new technology tools/skills.
  • Demonstrated ability to work independently and collaboratively with a diverse population of faculty/staff, students, and colleagues.
  • Excellent analytical, interpersonal, time management, organizational and problem-solving skills.
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills.
  • Experience communicating effectively in a virtual environment.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Academic library experience.
  • Instruction or training experience and comfortable presenting to small groups.
  • Database searching proficiency.
  • Experience developing online learning objects or online modules.
  • Experience training, supervising, or mentoring student assistants.
  • Experience developing, providing, or assisting with events.
  • Proficiency with APA citation and reference management tools.

To Apply:
Please reference requisition R303924 and apply online at / and include a cover letter, resume, and contact information (email and telephone) for three professional references. A review of applications will begin on August 24, 2022 and continue until the position is filled.

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.


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.

 

Job Summary
Start Date
As soon as possible
Employment Term and Type
Regular, Full Time
Required Education
Bachelor's Degree
Required Experience
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