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Director, Open Educational Resources and Intellectual Property

Company: Southern New Hampshire University
Location: Manchester
Posted on: November 16, 2021

Job Description:

Director, Open Educational Resources and Intellectual PropertySouthern New Hampshire University. 3.9 - Manchester, NH 03106. One growing team. One powerful goal.. Ours is a dynamic environment where innovation is encouraged-and ideas are welcomed. We believe in one another's potential, and we focus on creating a positive community where collaboration, belonging, and growth are valued.. SNHU employees are a team in every sense. Separately, we understand that each individual brings unique experiences, perspectives, and ideas to create a vibrant work environment. Together we share common values of honesty, acceptance, and accountability working as a unified force toward a common goal: to transform the lives of learners.. As a global leader in education, we strive for a workforce that reflects the individual differences of our learning community. We believe that our employees can be their best selves when they can be their true selves. Therefore, we are committed to cultivating and preserving a culture of inclusion in which all of our employees feel welcomed, valued, and empowered. We're proud to have been recognized as a Great College to Work for by the Chronicle of Higher Education every year since its inception.. By joining our team, you join us in our vision. Together, we'll shape the future of education by transforming lives-beginning with yours.. Here's more information about the job you clicked on:. This position will partially be based in the following office location.. Manchester, NH. However, partial remote work from the following states may also be considered: Massachusetts, Maine, Vermont.. Please note that this is a remote eligible position. At SNHU, we ask that our remote employees have access to a reliable internet connection and a dedicated, properly equipped workspace at a fixed location within the United States (in one of the approved states as reflected above) that is free of distractions and dependencies.. We offer exceptional benefits, many available starting on the first day of employment:. Anthem BlueCross affordable, low-deductible Medical insurance available on day one. Low to no-cost Dental, Vision and Life Insurance options. 5 weeks of Paid Time Off that starts accruing on day one & Paid Holidays. A Retirement Plan with a 9% Employer Funded annual contribution. Tuition Benefits with family offerings. The Director, Open Educational Resources and Intellectual Property drives the development of the new open educational resources and intellectual property management functional area within the Office of Knowledge Management and Information Science. Taking advantage of the synergies between open educational resources and archival materials in the realms of cataloging, repositories, intellectual property rights, and academic integration, the Director collaborates with stakeholders throughout the university to use systems, develop best practices, and advocate for the use of open educational resources and archival content throughout the university. The Director works closely with the knowledge management and emerging technology functional area on technological developments to support open educational resources, archives, and intellectual property initiatives.. Primary Duties and Responsibilities:. Serves as a subject matter expert and collaborative leader on open educational resources and intellectual property initiatives across the university and serves as a stakeholder in university-wide initiatives that are impacted by these topics.. Advises curriculum developers, content creators, and others in the discovery, adoption, creation, modification, dissemination, identification, and assessment of open and archival content in educational, promotional, and other contexts.. Leads and manages the institution's strategy for archiving its history and scholarly output, including solutions for both digital and physical materials.. Provides expertise and support to the university community on Copyright and Fair Use best practices and Copyright policy development.. Develops and delivers regular copyright and open content-related training opportunities for university stakeholders.. Supervises student workers and develops a staffing strategy for the newly created department.. Creates, maintains, and promotes resources including repositories, research guides, learning objects, and workshops supporting open educational resources, archives, and intellectual property strategy.. Other duties and responsibilities as assigned. Job duties and responsibilities can change at any time, with or without notice.. Minimum Qualifications:. 5+ years of increasing responsibility in related fields.. Master's Degree in library science or a related field.. Knowledge of metadata schema such as LRMI, Dublin Core, and EAD.. Experience using or managing cataloging or repository systems.. Knowledge of digital and physical preservation practices.. understanding of intellectual property and copyright in an academic setting.. Demonstrated knowledge of current practices in open educational resources and open content use.. Supervisory experience.. Working Environment and Physical Requirements:. Office Hours: Monday through Friday 8:00am - 4:30pm. Professional office environment. Sedentary work: Requires remaining in a stationary position, often standing or sitting for prolonged periods.. Please note that a background check is required for employment.. Thousands of employers search for candidates on Indeed. Yes. -. 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