“As a member of the California Digital Library’s Shared Collections program, the Licensing Services Manager is responsible for providing expertise and services related to all phases of license management for CDL and to librarians across the UC Libraries system. The position works to advance UC Libraries collection and service goals by securing advantageous license terms with publishers and other content providers in compliance with University principles and policies. In collaboration with CDL Shared Collections colleagues, UC librarians, and legal counsel, the position is responsible for license development and interpretation; the negotiation of license provisions with vendors; communicating and reporting on license information; and serving as the official contact for reporting and resolving license breaches.
The ideal candidate will use advanced professional concepts and organizational objectives to resolve complex problems in creative and effective ways; work on nuanced issues where analysis of situations or data requires an in-depth evaluation of variable factors; and exercise judgment in selecting methods, techniques, and evaluation criteria for obtaining results. The position interfaces with and actively contributes to a full range of services offered by the CDL Shared Collections program, including but not limited to participating in the emerging transformative and open access agreement schema, supporting effective electronic resource strategies and workflows, analyzing usage data, and engaging with relevant UC-wide committees. The Licensing Services Manager reports to CDL’s Assistant Director of Systemwide Licensing and Collection Services….”