Licensing & Copyright Librarian, Arizona State University, Tempe, AZ

ASU Library seeks a highly motivated, knowledgeable, and service-oriented licensing professional to lead the licensing program for the library collections held by ASU. This includes managing production demands of a licensing negotiation workflow; negotiating, revising, and updating conditions and terms of library and other related documentation in compliance with state and institutional requirements; and tracking, recording, and storing license details in the ASU Library services platform. The successful candidate works across units at ASU to: implement best practices in developing language, templates, and services; develop access models and pricing strategies; and support open access and open education initiatives. S/he serves as a resource for queries regarding licensing, copyright, fair use, and other intellectual property concerns. S/he upholds Arizona statutes and; ASU provisions regarding contract requirements; consulting legal counsel as necessary on the interpretation of United State copyright and contract law, especially licensing. The successful candidate will be skilled in negotiating, writing, and interpreting complex contractual agreements; adhering to timelines, and working under pressure; and employing analytical problem-solving techniques. S/he collaborates with other personnel to continuously improve and advance University and Library mission and goals.

ASU Library is a strong supporter of student success and a critical partner in realizing the New American University mission of access, excellence and impact. Success at ASU is measured not by whom we exclude, but rather by whom we include and how they succeed.

Application Deadline: Application deadline is November 28, 2017; applications will be reviewed weekly thereafter until the search is closed.

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