Copyright Advisor

Permanent, part-time (0.6 FTE) role.

Consideration would be given to someone seeking a virtual position, so you may be based anywhere in New Zealand.

Your chance to communicate copyright best practice at Auckland University of Technology.

This role offers you real scope to draw upon your strong collaboration and communication skills, and your previous experience in advising on copyright standards. Establishing procedures to support students and staff in copyright compliance, offering specialist advice and training, and, where appropriate advocacy of open access and Creative Commons-licensed resources, will all be part of your brief. Your expertise in managing stakeholder relationships will be an asset, as will your understanding of relevant legislation and how to make complex content easy to understand and apply. Come and make a difference in a business-critical area of the University.

In this position you will:

  • provide advice and training to students, faculty and library staff on interpretation and application of copyright and permission on use of licences
  • create and maintain multimedia and web-based instruction modules
  • provide executive support to an internal Copyright Working Group
  • promote awareness of alternatives to copyrighted material

To be considered for this position you will have:

  • a minimum 3 years’ relevant experience in provision of advice and interpretation of New Zealand copyright laws and licenses
  • demonstrated experience in designing and creating engaging web-based instructional resources and other online resources
  • excellent organizational, communication and problem-solving skills.

Reference                   75756

Salary                           $64,069 – $88,187 (pro rata)

Closing Date               13 June 2021 (11.55 p.m.)

This is an opportunity to join an outstanding team in one of New Zealand’s leading Universities, and the Library plays a vital role in supporting its teaching, learning and research activities. We have fantastic staff benefits including free study, a personal fund for your continued professional development, free membership to AUT gyms and generous leave allowances. Don’t delay, apply today. Note: You must be eligible to work in NZ to be considered.

At AUT we strive to be a place where people love to work and learn. We are committed to inclusivity and the Treaty of Waitangi and aspire to be the University of choice for Māori and Pacific communities. We welcome people of all ethnicities, genders, sexual orientations, religious and political beliefs, socio-economic situations and accessibility needs.

Please note that all applications must be submitted through the online application process. For further information, please send us an enquiry here or call 921 9499. Please note we are happy to answer your questions but we do not accept applications by email. You will need to apply through the standard registration process.