Website Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University

Location Name: Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University
County: Volusia
Region: Central Florida
Address: 1 Aerospace Blvd
City: Daytona Beach, FLZipcode: 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 Resource Sharing Librarian. The Access Services Department is currently seeking a librarian who is passionate about serving a diverse population of residential and online students, faculty, and staff through connecting them with resources, managing course reserves, and engaging in collaborative projects with faculty and staff.

 

The successful candidate will join the Hunt Library https://huntlibrary.erau.edu/, serving Daytona Beach and our Worldwide Campus of online students, working regular business hours and occasional nights and weekends.  This professional staff position reports to the Associate Director for Library Operations and Access 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 access to library resources and services; overseeing the borrowing and lending functions of Interlibrary Loan (ILL) and other types of document delivery, including working with Ex Libris Rapido/RapidILL and supervising the ILL Technician; serving as the lead for the Leganto Team, including coordinating Leganto configurations and functionality; managing print course reserves;  serving as a member of the Collection Management Team and as a member of the Ex Libris Systems Team; 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, faculty, and staff. The Hunt Library provides an excellent opportunity for a librarian who enjoys resource sharing, course reserves, and access services in an academic library.  Consider joining our team.  We encourage you to apply if you have an interest in pursuing this work within librarianship, even if you do not meet all of the required qualifications listed.

 

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 http://www.erau.edu/about/index.html. For more information on the Hunt Library, go to http://huntlibrary.erau.edu/about/ . Information on the new library facility is available at https://studentunion.erau.edu/.

Education/Qualifications:

Required Qualifications:

  • ALA-accredited master’s degree in library science or information studies.
  • Experience with access services, interlibrary loan, and course reserves.
  • Knowledge of interlibrary loan software and systems like OCLC Worldshare ILL, Tipasa, ILLiad, etc.
  • Demonstrated ability of managing course reserves, developing course reserve policies, and maintaining course reserves records and statistics.
  • Experience with using integrated library systems (ILS) like Ex Libris Alma or similar platforms used for managing library collections and resource sharing.
  • Strong understanding of information retrieval methods, including databases, online catalogs, and other library resources.
  • Experience with supervising, leading, coaching, and guiding others.
  • Ability to provide excellent customer service to a diverse user population, including students, faculty, and staff.
  • 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 and library resource and service promotion.
  • Excellent analytical, interpersonal, time management, organizational and problem-solving skills.
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Academic library experience.
  • Knowledge of copyright laws and best practices in interlibrary loan and resource sharing.
  • Experience with Ex Libris Rapido, and/or Leganto, or similar software.
  • Proficiency with learning management software such as Canvas.
  • Experience working and communicating effectively in a virtual environment.

 

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: eraujobs@erau.edu
Contact Phone: 386-226-6145
How to Apply / Instructions:

Please apply online (https://embryriddle.wd1.myworkdayjobs.com/en-US/External/job/Resource-Sharing-Librarian_R307513) 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 position is filled.