Website Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University

Location Name: Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University
County: Volusia
Region: Central Florida
Address: 1 Aerospace Blvd
City: Daytona BeachZipcode: 32114
ALA accredited Masters required: Yes

About Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University:

At Embry-Riddle, we take pride in our position as the world’s largest and most comprehensive university dedicated to aviation and aerospace. Located in Daytona Beach, Florida, and Prescott, Arizona, our esteemed residential campuses offer a prestigious educational experience. However, our commitment to education knows no borders as our Worldwide campus expands our reach globally, providing a world-class education online and at approximately 110 locations across the United States, Asia, Europe, and Central and South America. This breadth of reach ensures that students can access our exceptional programs without geographical limitations.


With a history spanning nearly a century, we have continually adapted to the dynamic needs of the industries we support. In the Academic Year 2022-23, we welcomed over 11,100 students to our residential campuses and over 19,000 students at our worldwide campus.


Join our global community and embark on a journey of academic excellence and limitless possibilities. Employees working more than 30 hours a week can enjoy medical, dental and vision benefits, an amazing retirement plan with immediate vesting that includes a 6% gift and up to 4% match, free tuition for employees and their immediate family members, and a generous personal leave program. To find out more about our benefits and why ERAU has been named a “Great College to Work For” for 13 consecutive years, visit our careers page.


The Opportunity:

The Hunt Library at Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University (ERAU) invites applications for the position of Research and Instruction Librarian serving a diverse population of residential and online students.  The Research and Instruction Services Department is currently hiring Research and Instruction Librarians who are passionate about serving students through research consultations and instruction, developing information literacy, and engaging in creative partnerships with faculty through liaison relationships.


The successful candidate will join the Hunt Library, serving Daytona Beach and our Worldwide Campus of online students, working regular business hours plus some nights and weekends.  This professional staff position reports to the Associate Director for Research and Instruction Services.  Hunt Library is a forward-thinking, technologically advanced library organization on the Ex Libris ALMA ILS and offering a robust range of electronic collections and integrated library software.


Duties include working as part of a team providing reference services in-person, virtual, and electronic modes, developing online learning objects, sharing in synchronous and asynchronous library instruction, mentoring student employees, and participating in collaborative team and cross-departmental assignments and special projects. No aviation or aerospace background is required: we welcome librarians from a wide variety of academic disciplines who will enjoy working with our dedicated, hardworking students. Growing the research presence and agenda is at the heart of the ERAU strategic plan, and Hunt Library provides an excellent opportunity for librarians who want to engage with the development of research skills among undergraduate and graduate students. Consider joining our team.  Recent graduates and mid-career librarians are encouraged to apply.


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


The Hunt Library values diversity, equity, and inclusion and is committed to hiring staff who share these values. We strive to create a collegial, inclusive culture of belonging for our staff and students, and welcome applicants from all backgrounds.


Required Qualifications:

  • ALA-accredited master’s degree in library science or information studies.
  • Library reference and research assistance experience, or an interest in research librarianship as a career path.
  • Library instruction experience and/or an interest in developing pedagogical skills in librarianship.
  • Demonstrated ability to learn new technology tools and skills and remain current with emerging technologies and processes.
  • Demonstrated ability to work independently and collaboratively with a diverse population of faculty/staff, students, and colleagues.
  • Ability to work collaboratively across library and organizational teams for projects such as collection management, promotion of library resources, and development of new library artifacts and initiatives.
  • 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 and large groups.
  • Database knowledge and 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 learning management software such as Canvas.

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.

Multilingual Skills Required: No
Contact Person: ERAU Jobs
Contact Email:
Contact Phone: 386-226-6480
How to Apply / Instructions:

To Apply:

Please apply online via and include a cover letter, resume, and contact information (email and telephone) for three professional references.  A review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the positions are filled.