The University of Michigan Library is recruiting a Copyright Specialist (two-year term appointment).
Here's an excerpt from the ad:
The University and the University Library are seeking a dynamic, innovative, and service-oriented individual for the position of Copyright Specialist. Reporting to the Lead Copyright Officer, the successful candidate will assist in the development of guidance, policy, and advocacy on copyright issues to the University and Library communities. This may include contributing to guidance on the copyright aspects of the Library's scholarly communications and digital collections initiatives, on copyright use in classroom teaching and technology, online courses, distance education, and electronic course reserves, and providing and helping to develop regular educational workshops for the campus community. The Copyright Specialist will help to support efforts to re-conceive the academic research library as a key partner in new modes of scholarly communication. This position does not provide legal advice.
Reporting to the Lead Copyright Officer, the Copyright Specialist is a full-time position (1.0 FTE) for a period of two years. The ideal candidate will work closely with the Lead Copyright Officer to develop services and programs for the UM community. This is an entry-level librarian position and rank is anticipated at the Assistant Librarian level.
The Copyright Specialist will help develop copyright policy for the Library and work closely with a number of important UM Library collections and scholarly communication initiatives, including the Library's ongoing partnership with Google Book Search, the Hathi Trust Digital Library (http://hathitrust.org), Deep Blue (the UM institutional repository, http://deepblue.lib.umich.edu), the Scholarly Publishing Office (http://www.lib.umich.edu/spo), the Copyright Review Management System (CRMS), to identify works whose copyrights have expired so their digital facsimiles can be made publicly available, and natural language processing initiatives.
The Copyright Specialist will help develop and present workshops, websites, consultations, etc., intended to help members of the campus community to understand and apply both fair use and other principles of copyright, as well as the process to obtain permission to use others' works, when necessary.