Sep 04, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution
Job Summary This position will provide administrative support for the Innovation Gateway commercialization program which encompasses the university's intellectual property licensing and startup support functions to ensure that UGA research discoveries reach their full potential for public benefit. The successful candidate will play a key role in the Ag Biotech/Plant licensing team which handles a very high volume of complex, intellectual property agreements that enable the transfer of new inventions and plant cultivars to industry partners for product development. This position requires a proven ability to manage a large number of projects with competing deadlines. The successful candidate will be a highly motivated, dependable, detail-oriented self-starter with excellent communications skills who is ready to assume a key role within a very productive team. Experience as a paralegal or with contract management is highly desired. Minimum Qualifications High school diploma or equivalent and four years of progressively responsible office experience OR Associate's Degree and two years of responsible office experience OR Bachelor's degree.