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OTC Strategy Director Associate Senior

Lexington, KY
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Job Title OTC Strategy Director Associate Senior
Requisition Number RE16680
Working Title University Core Program Director
Department Name 40420:Office of Technology Commercialization
Work Location Lexington, KY
Grade Level 50
Salary Range $76,170-129,501/year
Type of Position Staff
Position Time Status Full-Time
Required Education

MA

Click here for more information about equivalencies: http://www.uky.edu/hr/employment/working-uk/equivalencies
Required Related Experience

10 yrs

Required License/Registration/Certification

None

Physical Requirements

sitting for long periods of time; performing repetitive motion tasks related to computer work; effectively communicating with diverse individuals from varied professional levels; intermittent job-related travel

Shift

Monday-Friday 8:00am-5:00pm, additional hours as needed

Job Summary

The Program Director will coordinate all C3 University Core programs across the state partnered universities, including oversight of C3 University Core team members, projects, budget and reporting. Responsibilities will be overall management of C3 University Core services and initiatives, including marketing, education, outreach and coordination of engagement across university participants and their stakeholders, as well as process management and ultimate decision-making related to invention market assessment, patent filing and prosecution, technology marketing and licensing negotiations, new venture creation, and other inventor participation in C3 programs. In at least Year 1, the C3 University Core Program Director will be mainly focused on commercialization culture building and faculty and student education and program development, with direct oversight and reporting responsibility only for a C3 Commercialization Culture Manager and C3 Fellows. Thereafter, to be reviewed periodically based upon timing of pipeline development substantiating need, direct oversight and reporting responsibility is expected to additionally include the C3 Intellectual Property Development Manager and C3 Licensing & New Ventures Manager (who may at that time physically co-locate with the Program Director following their Professional-in-Residence training period).

Responsibilities and Duties:
Develop and foster ongoing and mutually beneficial relationships with relevant stakeholders at participating KY universities in order to design, build, implement, promote, and manage the University Core component of the C3 suite of services to those institutions faculty, staff and students, as applicable.
Develop, execute and oversee commercialization education and culture building initiatives and programs, offered to participating KY university partner on a regular basis.
Ensure effective review, development, and implementation of policies and procedures at participating KY universities to incentivize inventor participation in. and effectively build a pipeline for supporting, university commercialization activities.
Develop well-known and efficient pathways to connect C3 University Core clients (faculty, staff and students at KY participating universities) to C3 University Core services and programs.
Ensure effective and efficient practices and mechanisms for receipt, evaluation, and protection of intellectual property from inventions at participating KY universities, and for engaging industry partners for license execution or other technology transfer partnerships.
Ensure effective and efficient processes and mechanisms from best practices to create start-up ventures spinning out of participating KY universities
Monitor ongoing C3 relationships to ensure successful commercialization outcomes.
Represent C3 at networking, educational, and other events in the Kentucky legal and entrepreneurial ecosystems.
Assist C3 leadership in other ways deemed central to the overall development and ongoing success of C3 operations.

Due to the statewide nature of the job, working locations will vary as needs dictate. In general, the position will require travel to Lexington approximately 2-3 days/week to work from a HQ C3 office, and regular travel to stakeholder locations, including Frankfort and university locations in Lexington, Louisville, Bowling Green, Covington, Morehead, and Murray.

Skills / Knowledge / Abilities

Excel, Powerpoint

Does this position have supervisory responsibilities? Yes
Preferred Education/Experience

Drivers license preferred.

Deadline to Apply 01/20/2019
University Community of Inclusion

The University of Kentucky is committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce by ensuring all our students, faculty, and staff work in an environment of openness and acceptance. We strive to foster a community where people of all backgrounds, identities, and perspectives can feel secure and welcome. We also value the well-being of each of our employees and are dedicated to creating a healthy place to work, learn and live. In the interest of maintaining a safe and healthy environment for our students, employees, patients and visitors the University of Kentucky is a Tobacco & Drug Free campus.

As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we strongly encourage veterans, individuals with disabilities, women, and all minorities to consider our employment opportunities.

Any candidate offered a position may be required to pass pre-employment screenings as mandated by University of Kentucky Human Resources. These screenings may include a national background check and/or drug screen.

Posted: 2018-12-21 Expires: 2019-01-21

Career Employment at UK

UK offers fulfilling careers in diverse fields supporting our teaching, research and health care missions. We also offer a compelling benefits package, including a generous retirement savings match and a supportive work environment distinguished by a respect for the unique work-life needs of every individual. Our culture of learning also provides tremendous support and resources for ongoing education, training and development. 

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