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Permissions Manager

Company: Public Consulting Group
Location: Jefferson City
Posted on: March 19, 2023

Job Description:

The Opportunity
PCG's Education Consulting service line seeks a Permissions Manager to ensure that PCG secures the necessary rights for third-party work that is included in the content that we deliver to our clients. This role uses it expertise in negotiations and licensing of permissions for compliance for each project. The Permissions Manager will provide leadership by establishing and documenting permissions standards to be used across Education Consulting. This role will support project teams by providing training as well as serving as a subject matter expert answering questions and auditing project work. The permission manager will research and identify a tool to manage PCG licensed content to make it easily searchable to confirm we have the necessary permissions and when any agreements may expire. This role will provide on-going coaching and training to PCG staff and contractors to ensure our deliverables comply with permissions standards. The Permissions Manager is responsible for the overall permissions compliance of client deliverables.
This is a remote role, with occasional in-person meetings. Some travel may be required.
About PCG's Education Consulting Service Line
PCG's Education Consulting Service Line works with states, districts, and schools to address a wide spectrum of needs such as curriculum development, instructional resources audits, design and facilitation of professional development and professional learning communities, school improvement, and program reviews.
Project engagements have included the development of the EngageNY grades 6-12 English Language Arts curriculum for the New York State Education Department and the delivery of related implementation services across several states; the design and delivery of a system of a K-3 professional learning program for the Connecticut State Department of Education; and the creation of training and resources to support standards implementation for the Florida Department of Education. We recently collaborated with Chicago Public Schools (IL) to develop a full-year, standards-aligned digital curriculum for PK-12 English Language Arts and mathematics and are providing asynchronous and synchronous professional learning to teachers and administrators to support implementation. Currently, we are also developing a K-5 ELA curriculum in partnership with Pinellas County Schools (FL) to support their transition to the new Florida B.E.S.T standards.
The Role
The Permissions Manager:
Responsible for securing permissions for content used within PCG deliverables.
Develops and maintains systems and processes to facilitate securing the necessary rights for PCG to use third-party work (text, artwork, music, or other material) in content that we deliver to our clients.
Leverages expertise in the negotiation and licensing of permissions for the use of 3 rd party print and electronic assets in curriculum, professional learning content, and other client-facing materials, as needed.
Provides functional leadership to permissions editors and other related resources on a variety of projects across the organization
Establishes risk management practices for ensuring permissions compliance on each project
Confers closely with content and operations leadership to understand contractual, instructional, and technical specifications for each project and to develop the scope of permissions requests accordingly.
Facilitates data-sharing and/or data transfer to clients as relates to permissions.
Grows internal team's collective understanding and ownership of permissions considerations and needs.
Liaisons with PCG in-house counsel, finance, and senior management as appropriate to identify and mitigate permissions-related risk.
Ability to represent permissions needs during RFP process to ensure proper staffing and timing is built into proposals.
Guide long-term document storage and data management strategy related to permissions information.
Advise on project design, resourcing, and budget for new project opportunities as relates to permissions and licensing needs.
Identifies and collaborates with strategic partners through which to source and/or license assets, developing creative and cost-effective partnerships alike.
Manages subscriptions as necessary.
Fulfills other project-related duties as assigned.
Required Skills and Orientations
Working knowledge of rights and permissions, preferably with prior experience in educational publishing
Excellent communication, interpersonal and client-facing skills
Ability to effectively communicate project status, issues, and information
Creative problem-solving approach
Process oriented and results-driven work strategy
Ability to manage a team and effectively coordinate tasks across a variety of simultaneous projects
Ability to meet aggressive deadlines without compromising quality
Ability to proactively identify and mitigate risk
Detail and process improvement oriented
Strong negotiation skills
Knowledge of end-to-end process for custom curriculum development
Client-service orientation
Solid technical, practical, and demonstrable skills with Microsoft Office Suite including Word, Excel and PowerPoint, Google Suite, and project management tools
Required/Desired Experience
Bachelor's degree with 5+ years of relevant experience
Experience with permissions and IP
Experience with leading teams
Experience with digital learning instructional design (Preferred)
Next Steps
Interested individuals must submit Resume or CV.
Compensation for roles at Public Consulting Group varies depending on a wide array of factors including, but not limited to, the specific office location, role, skill set, and level of experience.---
As required by applicable law, PCG provides the following reasonable range of compensation for this role:$80,700 - $113,500.
In addition, PCG provides a range of benefits for this role.
EEO Statement
Public Consulting Group is an Equal Opportunity Employer dedicated to celebrating diversity and intentionally creating a culture of inclusion. We believe that we work best when our employees feel empowered and accepted, and that starts by honoring each of our unique life experiences. At PCG, all aspects of employment regarding recruitment, hiring, training, promotion, compensation, benefits, transfers, layoffs, return from layoff, company-sponsored training, education, and social and recreational programs are based on merit, business needs, job requirements, and individual qualifications. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion or belief, national, social, or ethnic origin, sex, gender identity and/or expression, age, physical, mental, or sensory disability, sexual orientation, marital, civil union, or domestic partnership status, past or present military service, citizenship status, family medical history or genetic information, family or parental status, or any other status protected under federal, state, or local law. PCG will not tolerate discrimination or harassment based on any of these characteristics. PCG believes in health, equality, and prosperity for everyone so we can succeed in changing the ways the public sector, including health, education, technology and human services industries, work.
Job Locations US
Posted Date 4 months ago (11/7/2022 8:42 AM)
Job ID 2022-8789
# of Openings 1
Category Consulting
Type Regular Full-Time
Practice Area Education Services
Public Consulting Group is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, national origin, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veteran status, or status as a qualified individual with a disability. VEVRAA Federal Contractor.

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