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NEW MEXICO STATE UNIVERSITY
HUMAN RESOURCES SERVICES

POSITION CLASSIFICATION DESCRIPTION


Position Classification Title: Technology Licensing Assc
Position Classification Code: R2001
Job Family: Instruct/Research/Pub Srvc
Pay Level: 10
Exempt Status: Exempt
This description is intended to describe the general nature of the work being performed. It is not intended to be a complete list of specific duties of any particular position. Duties, responsibilities and bargaining unit eligibility may vary based on the specific tasks assigned to the position.
Purpose of Classification:
Responsible for managing technology transfer activities relating to scientific discoveries and inventions. Participates in setting and interpreting policy pertaining to technology transfer activities; interacts with intellectual property counsel retained by University. Through the Arrowhead Center executive management, keeps the institution's senior administration or governing board informed about these activities.
Standard Duties:
Educate faculty, research staff, and students about the development and protection of intellectual property. Work with outside counsel to develop patents and secure licenses; draft and negotiate term sheets, licenses, and other agreements. Advise the VP for Research and VP for Economic Development on potential licensing agreements; Budget and monitor patent costs.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
Knowledge of various aspects intellectual property commercialization, licensing agreements.
Outstanding leadership, management, and interpersonal skills to relate to a wide diversity of faculty, staff, students and community members.
Work effectively under general direction or guidelines with minimal supervision or instruction and in a supportive role to others.
Minimum Qualifications:
   Education- Bachelor's degree in a related field.
   Experience- Seven (7) years of professional experience related to the standard duties as outlined.
   Equivalency- None
   Certifications/License-
   Departmental Requirements-
   Special Requirements-