University of Derby Derby
Summary Challenging, interesting and constantly changing, the University of Derby is an extraordinary place to learn and an incredibly rewarding place to work. Ours is an extraordinary educational environment and because we specialise in identifying and developing individual potential, you can be confident you'll receive all the help and encouragement you need to build a rewarding career with lots of opportunities to progress. Our combined higher and further education offering is spread over campuses in Derby, Buxton, Leek and Chesterfield and we have some of the best university facilities in the UK, investing more than £200 million in facilities in the last 10 years. We achieve outstanding results for our teaching and research and with more than 34,000 people choosing to study with us every year, we depend on the dedication of a team of 2,200 academic and professional services staff. Financially strong and seriously ambitious we offer our employees a family-friendly, rewarding career with lots of opportunities to progress. The University of Derby is seeking to recruit a dynamic, customer-service focused individual who has strong communication skills, interpersonal talents and a keen eye for detail to join our high performing Library team. You will be pro-active, confident and ready to make an instant impact by integrating across different teams and building positive relationships with our customers and colleagues. Leading the implementation and dissemination of copyright guidelines and services for the University and ensuring compliance with copyright law, the Copyright and Licensing Librarian will take a lead role in dealing with matters that pertain to published material, print and media, the creation of study materials and the online teaching environment. The Copyright and Licensing Librarian will also advise on compliancy matters relating to the terms of Library resource suppliers' Licence Agreements by identifying clauses that require the University to make adjustments for its users. Working within the Library's Content and Discovery team, the Copyright and Licensing Librarian will liaise with relevant groups within the University including IT Services regarding the compliance with and management of licences. The Content and Discovery team will make a positive contribution by engaging with students, academics and researchers to enhance access to and use of learning resources. The team will deliver services efficiently, with a high level of commitment to excellence in customer service. A high level of understanding of the systems and processes of the library is essential, as are digital capabilities. You will work with the Content and Discovery Manager, Discovery Librarian, technical experts in the team and the Content Manager to organise the work of the team and deliver to high standards. Job purpose: Lead the implementation and maintenance of copyright guidelines and services for the University Provide training and guidance for Copyright compliance and relevant legislation Delivering training and awareness sessions and integrating with wider programmes and schemes for the University's academic and professional departments Engage with the University of Derby's research community and external bodies and groups in relation to Copyright Representing the University and managing relationships with relevant external agencies such as the Copyright Licensing Agency (CLA), including undertaking annual reporting for the Library's digitised copyright cleared content Provide advice and guidance on management, storage and dissemination of relevant University licenses Ensure compliance with the terms of Library resource suppliers' Licence Agreements by identifying clauses that require the University to make adjustments for its users Identify relevant licensing schemes or initiatives to improve and widen access to resources for users Liaise with relevant groups within the University including the Library's Content and Delivery team and ITS regarding the compliance and management of licences Contribute to the general provision of library services Please note, unfortunately due to the SOC level and salary associated with this post we would be unable to sponsor any applicants requiring a Tier 2 (general) visa. For further information, please visit the following link: https://www.gov.uk/tier-2-general . If you wish to discuss your individual Visa arrangements in relation to this role, please contact us at [email protected] We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and vulnerable adults and expect everyone who works for us to also share this commitment and to treat people with courtesy and respect.