Muncie, IN: Copyright and Scholarly Communications Manager – Ball State University

Position Function
Manages copyright and scholarly communications activities through the University Libraries’ Copyright and Scholarly Communications Office. Provides instructional, training, and consultative services and resources related to intellectual property, fair use, scholarly publishing, and author’s rights and works in conjunction with the Ball State University Office of General Counsel to interpret and assure compliance with U.S. Copyright Law and standardized intellectual property guidelines.

Minimum Education
ALA-accredited MLS/MLIS/MIS degree or ABA-accredited J.D., or equivalent combination of relevant academic preparation and experience.

Minimum Experience
Demonstrated knowledge of current issues and best practices in copyright law as it pertains to the legal use of intellectual property and the acquisition and use of library materials; knowledge of scholarly communications matters in libraries, higher education, and scholarly publishing; knowledge of digital and institutional repositories development and electronic database technologies.

Minimum Other
Working knowledge of basic Microsoft Office applications; effective oral and written communication skills; ability to work collaboratively and collegially; ability to work occasional evenings and/or weekends.

Preferred Education
Additional advanced degrees.

Preferred Experience
Academic library experience securing copyright clearance; experience with implementation of scholarly communication and/or digital scholarship programming.


About UWiSchool

Student & Alumni Services Coordinator for the School of Library & Information Studies at the University of Wisconsin-Madison
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