Full-Time Copyright Manager
The Copyright Manager advises on the application of copyright law and develops strategies, policies, processes, services, communications, instructions, infrastructure, and relationships that support RRU’s academic endeavours and protects the legal interests of RRU, its employees, and its students. The incumbent provides leadership and oversight of a comprehensive copyright management program, including the clearances of copyrighted works for use in Royal Roads University courses, reconciliation of invoices, and compilation of statistical and financial reports for Royal Roads University departments in liaison with program staff, instructors, instructional designers, and librarians. The incumbent leads the staff of the copyright office, and also oversees the processing of theses and dissertations for publication.
- Theoretical and practical training in copyright management, including a legal, library, or other related professional credential with a minimum of 5 years related experience in an academic environment (preferably post-secondary),
- Ability to analyze, interpret, and implement a course of action or make recommendations regarding compliance with copyright legislation
- Outstanding interpersonal skills and good judgement, with a demonstrated ability to maintain respectful and constructive working relationships across multiple levels and diverse stakeholders
- Proven ability to clearly and positively communicate complex concepts; excellent oral and written communication skills.
- In depth knowledge of library and instructional materials and their procurement and use within the educational context
- Experience designing and delivering effective training in person and online
- Ability to produce detailed work with a high level of accuracy
- Strong computer skills (particularly MS Excel)
- Experience supervising professional/technical staff
- Working knowledge of course management systems, web, and multimedia authoring tools and other educational technology preferred
- Familiarity with BC privacy legislation and its application within a university setting preferred
The position also requires an individual who possesses a commitment to service and is able to work effectively in a changing and innovative institutional environment.
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