Job: Electronic Resources Library Assistant

General Information
Electronic Resources Library Assistant

Number position available:

commensurate with experience

Job Category:
Technical Services

Position DOES NOT require a Master's degree from an ALA accredited program.


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 the 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:

Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University is now hiring an Electronic Resources Library Assistant. Reporting to the Head of Collection Management in the Electronic and Technical Services Unit of the Hunt Library on the Daytona Beach campus, this position supports processes related to electronic resource access and acquisitions, including activation and invoice processing, as well as gathering usage data to inform evaluation and assessment.


Responsibilities include the following:

  • Respond to patron problem reports, working with local systems staff, acquisitions department, and library vendors as needed to restore electronic resource access.
  • Communicate with library staff regarding changes and service issues with the electronic collections.
  • Perform regular tests of subscribed content to preempt and correct e-resource access issues.
  • Process database and other electronic resources invoices for Accounts Payable.
  • Gather and present electronic collection usage and compile annual data reports in Excel spreadsheets or other formats as required.
  • Generate other data related to the Library’s electronic collections as needed.
  • Assist library staff with special projects as needed.


Required Qualifications:

  • Demonstrated customer service or technical support experience.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Demonstrated experience with Microsoft Excel and ability to learn computer programs.
  • Self-motivated and able to successfully complete work assignments with limited supervision.
  • Accuracy and attention to detail.
  • High school diploma or equivalent.
  • A minimum of one-year work experience.


Preferred Qualifications:

  • Two years of related experience; or Bachelor's degree in a relevant field and one year of experience.
  • Prior work experience in an academic library or related setting.
  • Familiarity with library collections, catalogs, research databases, and other research tools.
  • Familiarity with integrated library systems such as Alma.


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  • Academic Libraries

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Job Place:
Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University

Job Location:
Northeast Florida

1 Aerospace Blvd

Daytona Beach



Institution Information
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Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University

1 Aerospace Blvd

Daytona Beach



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