Editorial Associate II, Contracts & Subs. Rights
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POST DATE 9/2/2016
END DATE 10/12/2016
The University of Chicago
Campus - Hyde Park, IL
JOB DESCRIPTIONEditorial Associate II, Contracts and Subsidiary Rights: Provides support in the work of the department of contracts and subsidiary rights. Under the supervision of the Manager of Contracts and Subsidiary Rights, drafts and issues all author contracts, amendments, and cancellations on behalf of the Press. Checks Press contracts for books and journals, and assists in the sale of English-language subsidiary rights in Press publications to co-publishers, reprint publishers, book clubs, and other licensees. Drafts and issues all out-going license agreements or works with licensees to prepare agreements. Acts as a liaison to other Press departments to help manage the publishing process, especially consulting on permission issues. Serves as a liaison to publishers, agents, authors, and the general public. Oversees the acquisition of electronic rights for backlist Press publications. Supervises the Student Rights Assistant and the registration of all Press publications with the US Library of Congress Copyright Office. Analyzes publication agreements and assesses rights held by the Press in order to make independent decisions regarding future use of Press intellectual property. Checks and edits copyright notices pre-publication. Manages expired licenses and extensions.
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