SPEC Kit 332: Organization of Scholarly Communication Services · 75
Arizona State University
Collections and Scholarly Communications Office (CSCO). Specialist Senior/Contract Specialist
• Prioritizes timely completion of ad hoc requests for the Libraries Administration,
Collections and Scholarly Communications Office, and the ASU Digital Repository.
• Participates in appropriate Office and Library meetings and committees.
• Provides secondary supervision of student employees.
• Performs other duties as assigned
KNOWLEDGE AND SKILLS:
• Comprehensive knowledge of concepts, terminology, principles and procedures of
American law as well as knowledge of functions and jurisdictions of local, state and
federal courts and related agencies.
• Comprehensive knowledge of methods and techniques of legal research and the use of
statutes, codes and other legal resources as well as skill in extracting and utilizing
information from statutes, court decisions, legal documents, policies and related records.
• Skill in writing complex legal documents/reports.
• Skills in analytical and problem-solving techniques.
• Skill in both verbal and written communication and interpersonal relations.
• Skill in work management and organization.
• Skill in understanding the necessity and the ability to preserve and maintain confidential
communications in legally privileged information.
• Skill in the use of personal computer and office equipment.
• Bachelor's degree in a field appropriate to the area of assignment and five (5) years of related
• Nine (9) years of related experience; OR,
• Any equivalent combination of experience and/or education from which comparable
knowledge, skills and abilities have been achieved.
• Demonstrated familiarity with or experience in contract law and negotiating contracts
• Familiarity with United States Copyright law.
• Familiarity with electronic resources in an academic research library setting
• Experience working collaboratively
• Master of Library Science degree or coursework leading to MLS degree
• JD degree or coursework leading to the JD degree
• Excellent written communication skills.