Copyright & Licences Officer

York, North Yorkshire
05 Feb 2018
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19 Feb 2018
Contract Type
Full Time

Copyright & Licenses Officer

£28,098 - £32,548 per annum

Full time, permanent role

York St John is an ambitious university at the heart of historic York and there has never been a more exciting time to join us.

After investing over £110 million in our campus and facilities, establishing nine academic schools and developing a suite of attractive, contemporary courses, we have become the fastest growing university in the UK in terms of UCAS acceptances.

We are seeking to appoint a highly motivated individual to the post of Copyright and Licences Officer in the Directorate of Information, Learning and Estates. As part of the Academic Services Team, you will be responsible for providing advice and training in regard to copyright and licensing. 

The successful applicant will be customer focussed and have knowledge and experience of licensing and legal responsibilities.  They will use their expert knowledge to ensure consistency in our approach to copyright and licensing and will play a pivotal role in checking that we meet our legal requirements. 

We are looking for someone who can take an innovative approach to proactively engage users across a variety of audiences in order to promote good copyright and licensing practice across the University, influencing senior staff when required. An ability to gather statistics, evaluate, manipulate data and report upon findings is essential.

What we offer

  • 39 days annual leave per year*
  • Flexible working scheme
  • Defined benefit pension scheme
  • A range of staff discounts and healthcare benefits
  • Cycle to work scheme

The University campus is situated in York City Centre with a wide range of nearby amenities, including public transport links, shops, bars, cafes, restaurants.

*Annual leave is inclusive of flexible annual leave allowance, discretionary closure days and bank-holidays.

Please note that CVs will not be accepted in place of the application form.

We are committed to diversity and inclusion within our workforce and welcome applications from all backgrounds.

Closing date – 19 February 2018 at midnight

Provisional interview date – 19 March 2018

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