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San Marcos, TXTexas State University
Librarian: Copyright Officer – University Library
Job Number: 2014370
Job Description: The Albert B. Alkek Library at Texas State University ? San Marcos is seeking qualified applicants for the position of Copyright Officer. This position reports to the Director of Research and Learning Services and provides expertise and support to the campus community on interpretation of copyright law, best practices, copyright education, assistance obtaining copyright permissions, and copyright policy development.
Required Qualifications: An ALA-accredited Master’s degree; knowledge of copyright and scholarly communication issues within higher education; ability to read and interpret complex federal regulations and recent case law, as it pertains to intellectual property and copyright; skill in program development, marketing, and assessment; professional public speaking ability; strong service orientation; interpersonal and oral communication skills to work creatively, collaboratively, and effectively, both as a team member and independently; demonstrated proficiency with personal computers and software, and the Web.
Preferred Qualifications: An ABA-accredited J.D. degree; leadership skills to guide teams utilizing project management principles and methodologies; proven instructional skills; demonstrated proficiency with relevant technology applications such as institutional repository software and integrated library systems.
Additional Information for Applicants: Texas State University has recently been reclassified as an Emerging Research University by the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board. The University’s 35,000 students choose from 96 bachelor’s, 86 master’s and 12 doctoral degree programs offered by the following colleges: Applied Arts, McCoy College of Business Administration, Education, Fine Arts and Communication, Health Professions, Liberal Arts, Science and Engineering, University College and the Graduate College. As an Emerging Research University, Texas State offers opportunities for discovery and innovation to faculty and students.
SALARY AND BENEFITS: $39,960 to $63,707 annually depending on assigned rank based on qualifications and experience. Available ranks include Assistant Librarian, Associate Librarian and Librarian. Advancement in rank is available through the Librarian/ Curator Career Ladder. Benefits include monthly contribution to health insurance/benefits package and retirement program. No state or local income tax.
BACKGROUND CHECK: Employment with Texas State University is contingent upon the outcome of a criminal history background check.
Texas State University is a tobacco-free campus. Smoking and the use of any tobacco product will not be allowed anywhere on Texas State property or in university owned or leased vehicles.
Texas State University will not discriminate against any person (or exclude any person from participating in or receiving the benefits of any of its activities or programs) on any basis prohibited by law, including race, color, age, national origin, religion, sex or disability, veterans status or on the basis of sexual orientation.
Texas State is committed to increasing the number of women and minorities in administrative and professional positions.
Texas State University is a member of the Texas State University System. Texas State University is an EOE.
Job Posting Number: 2014370
For a detailed description of this position and to apply, visit or call (512) 245-2557 or visit our office at 601 University Dr., J.C. Kellam Bldg., Suite 340.
About Texas State and San Marcos:
Texas State University is a emerging research institution located in the burgeoning Austin-San Antonio corridor and in the beautiful Texas Hill Country. It is the largest of eight campuses in the Texas State University System and one of the 75 largest universities in the country, with over 36,000 students and 4,000 faculty and staff.
Texas State is located in San Marcos, a growing community of over 50,000 people located about half way between Austin and San Antonio. Texas State enjoys a setting that is unique among Texas universities. The beauty of the crystal-clear San Marcos River and the stately cypress and pecan trees on the campus add to the charm of the university’s picturesque setting. Our location on the banks of the San Marcos River provides outdoor recreational activities throughout the year.
Employment with Texas State University is contingent upon a criminal history background check.
Texas State University is a tobacco free campus.
Texas State University is an EOE and a member of the Texas State University System.
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