Job: Assistant Director for Research/Worldwide Library Services

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Assistant Director for Research/Worldwide Library Services

Number position available:

commensurate with experience

Job Category:
Reference & Public Services

Position REQUIRES a Master's degree from an ALA accredited program.

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  For more information on the Hunt Library, go to  Information on the brand new state-of-the-art library facility is available at

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 


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Application deadline:
Open Until Filled

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Library Type:
  • Academic Libraries

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Job Location

Physical address where the job position is located.

Job Place:
Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University

Job Location:
Northeast Florida

600 S. Clyde Morris Blvd.

Daytona Beach



Institution Information
Institution Name :
Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University

600 S. Clyde Morris Blvd.

Daytona Beach



Contact Information / How to apply
Contact Name:
Wendalyn Prather

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How to apply

Please reference position #190031 and apply online at 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. 

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