- November 13, 2006 @ 1:53pmddbyrne says:Director, Copyright Advisory Office The Columbia University Libraries and Information Services Division invites applications for the newly established position of Director, Copyright Advisory Office. Reporting to the University Librarian/Vice President of Information Services, the Director will serve as resource and advisor on the application of copyright policies to teaching and learning, research, and scholarly communication within the University. Responsibilities will include: • Educating faculty, staff and students at the University about copyright through web-based information, publications, training programs, conferences, etc. • Monitoring legislative developments affecting copyright and its application in the University • Advising the University on copyright policy development affecting the academic programs of the University • Advising the University on policy positions to be taken on national and international legislative developments involving copyright • Convening and chairing a University-wide faculty and administrative committee that will support the work of the office • Advising on permissions issues being investigated by units of Information Services and other academic divisions of the University • Advising on protection of University copyright • Advising faculty and students on their options as authors in managing their copyrighted work with publishers • Maintaining contact and developing collaborative relationships with similar copyright offices at other universities. • Participating in national and international forums, conferences and publications on copyright topics. • Preparing grant and funding proposals to support and extend the work of the office. Requirements for the position include: a BA and 7 years experience working in a research university or other appropriate setting demonstrating knowledge of copyright developments and issues in higher education, or an equivalent combination of education and experience. An advanced degree in a relevant field is desirable. Demonstrated ability to organize and launch new programs, recruit and supervise student interns, and work in a complex organizational environment is also required. Information Services at Columbia includes the University Libraries, the Center for New Media Teaching and Learning, the Electronic Publishing Initiative at Columbia (EPIC) and Digital Knowledge Ventures. One of the world's leading research universities, Columbia provides outstanding opportunities to work and grow in a unique intellectual community. Set in the Morningside Heights academic village, Columbia also presents the unmatched dynamism, diversity and cultural richness of New York City. Information Services at Columbia is committed to collegiality, professionalism, innovation and leadership. The salary for this position is commensurate with experience. We offer excellent benefits including 100% Columbia tuition exemption for self and family. Columbia will also pay 50% tuition for your dependent child who is a candidate for an undergraduate degree at another accredited college or university. For immediate consideration, please apply online at http://jobs.columbia.edu/applicants/Central?quickFind=102253 Columbia University is An Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer
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