Under the current circumstances, this position will require the individual to work remotely, until such time that University of Victoria Libraries is open to the public.
This position provides support for the University of Victoria Copyright and Scholarly Communication Office in interpreting Canadian Copyright legislation and related licenses and guidelines for faculty and staff of the University; and providing support for and assistance with all stages of the publications process (e.g., the organization, population and maintenance of the institutional repository and other publishing platforms supported by the Library)
Reporting to the Copyright Officer and working collaboratively with the Copyright and Scholarly Communication Office team, this position performs administrative processes in areas related to rights management support of the provision of learning material in various formats, and digital publishing services support in the dissemination of scholarly work.
Other competencies that specifically apply to this position are the:
demonstrated ability to prioritize and organize workload to meet deadlines;
attention to detail and high regard for accuracy is essential;
proficient with record keeping and data entry;
manage workload with changing priorities and periodical interruptions;
good written and verbal communication skills required; responding to enquiries via email, phone or in person and referring complicated enquiries to the supervisor;
ability to interact in a professional manner with faculty and staff;
experience with editing images is desirable but not required;
This position also requires an individual who possesses a commitment to service and is able to work effectively in a changing and innovative institutional environment.
Experience with managing queries around rights management (ARES software), and course management software (Moodle, ConneX, etc.) would be a strong asset.
computer literacy in a Windows environment and demonstrated ability to adapt to new technology and processes, including, experience with performing bibliographic searches, both print and online in the UVic Library collection, using Microsoft Office suite and Adobe Acrobat an asset.
The successful candidate will have general knowledge and understanding of copyright law and practices, both in the US and Canada, and familiarity with software and content licensing in an academic environment.
UVic is committed to upholding the values of equity, diversity, and inclusion in our living, learning and work environments. In pursuit of our values, we seek members who will work respectfully and constructively with differences and across levels of power. We actively encourage applications from members of groups experiencing barriers to equity.
Read our full equity statement here: www.uvic.ca/equitystatement.
Persons with disabilities who anticipate needing accommodations for any part of the application and hiring process may contact Belinda Fontes, HR Programs and Project Manager, at email@example.com. Any personal information provided will be maintained in confidence.
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