The Copyright and Permissions Intern focuses his/her efforts on assisting with online courses at Duke. The Intern will examine course materials and determine where reliance on fair use is appropriate and where permission must be sought.
Working with librarians, including appropriate subject specialists, as well as others involved in new scholarly communications initiatives to identify needs and key people to assist the outreach efforts, the intern:
It is the expectation that all Duke University Library staff members will demonstrate exceptional workplace behaviors in the execution of their specific position responsibilities. These behaviors are customer focus, collaboration, creative problem solving, continuous learning and a commitment to diversity.
Required: BA/BS and enrolled in or recent graduate of an ALA accredited MLS Program or accredited Juris Doctor Program.
Required:Excellent interpersonal, oral and written communication skills; solid organizational skills with a strong attention to detail; ability to work independently and as a member of a team; working knowledge of MS Office applications.
Preferred:Some background or course work in intellectual property; strong interest in copyright law.
These statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by the employee in this position. They are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required of a person in this position.
Since its founding in 1924, Duke University has grown into one of the most prestigious private universities in the world and its medical center ranks annually among the top in the nation. The Duke University Libraries are the shared center of the university's intellectual life, connecting people and ideas. The Libraries consist of the Perkins Library, Bostock Library, Rubenstein Rare Book and Manuscript Library, Lilly Library, and Music Library, and the library at the Duke Marine Laboratory in Beaufort. Duke's library holdings of 6.2 million volumes are among the largest of private universities in the United States.
Duke's hometown is Durham, North Carolina, a city with vibrant research, medical and arts communities, and numerous shops, restaurants and theaters. Durham is located in the Research Triangle, a growing metropolitan area of more than one million people that provides a wide range of cultural, recreational and educational opportunities. The Triangle is conveniently located just a few hours from the mountains and the coast, offers a moderate climate, and has been ranked among the best places to live and to do business.
Duke offers a comprehensive benefit packages which includes both traditional benefits such as health insurance, leave time and retirement, as well as wide ranging work/life and cultural benefits. Details can be found at: http://www.hr.duke.edu/benefits/
Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled. An electronic resume, cover letter, and list of 3 references should be submitted at: http://www.hr.duke.edu/jobs/main.html. Refer to requisition # 400719179.
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