Technology Commercialization Consultant

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Logo Posting Number TMP00522PO18 Classification Title Program Manager I Internal Title Technology Commercialization Consultant Campus Columbia 01 College/Division Darla Moore School of Business Department Small Business Development Center Salary $50,000 - $52,000 Location of Vacancy Greenville or Spartanburg, SC Part/Full Time Full Time Hours per week 37.5 Work Schedule

Standard working schedule: 8:30am – 5:00pm

Must be willing to work a flexible schedule to meet the needs of the department.

Normal business hours and may include some evening or weekend hours for special events.

Type of Temporary Position Temporary Staff Job Search Category Other Professional

About UofSC

The University of South Carolina System is comprised of the state's flagship university in Columbia (founded in 1801 and currently one of the top 50 "Best Colleges" according to U.S. News and World Report), three regional comprehensive universities (USC Aiken, USC Beaufort and USC Upstate), and Palmetto College consisting of four two-year campuses (USC Lancaster, USC Salkehatchie, USC Sumter, USC Union and Fort Jackson/Extended University). Together, the USC System institutions offer more than 450 degree programs on campus and online and are uniquely positioned to meet the state's educational, cultural, health and research needs. The System employs nearly 14,000 people who work daily to improve the lives of students, fellow South Carolinians and the world. Our diverse engaged faculty and staff enjoy a dynamic and intellectually stimulating work environment.

Benefits for Temporary Positions

The University of South Carolina (UofSC), through the State of SC and Public Employee Benefit Authority (PEBA), offers temporary employees expected to work at least 30 hours per week health and life insurance, flexible spending accounts and retirement programs. To learn more about UofSC benefits, access the benefits section on the Applicant Portal.

Position Description

Advertised Job Summary

The Technology Commercialization Consultant facilitates growth of small, high tech, innovative and fast growing companies in South Carolina. This individual also assists university faculty owned businesses and start-ups in commercialization efforts.
Primary duties are:
1.Provide private consulting to small businesses and entrepreneurs on viability of new technology/product concepts, business planning, IP research/protection, identifying and helping to secure funding support through SBIR/STTR and other government contracts, providing guidance on contract performance, etc.
2. Conduct educational seminars and workshops on technology commercialization in the assigned territory.
3. Develop network/partnerships to expand assistance and connect clients with other resources. This work will be provided in conjunction with general management services offered by core Small Business Development Centers (SBDC) and Procurement Technical Assistance Program (PTAP) advisors, including team or co-consulting.


Minimum qualifications: Master's degree in related field and 2 years relevant program experience, or bachelor's degree and 4 years relevant program experience.
Preferred Qualifications: Small business and technology commercialization experience. Strong communication skills. Grant writing and consulting experience.

Posting Detail Information

Number of Vacancies 1 Desired Start Date 04/02/2018 Proposed End Date Job Open Date 03/27/2018 Job Close Date Open Until Filled Yes Special Instructions to Applicant

This position will be located in Greenville or Spartanburg.

Positions are advertised for a minimum of five (5) business days on our job website. After five (5) business days, positions can be closed at the discretion of the department at any time. This position is open until filled. This employment site is updated on a regular basis. The length of the recruitment and screening process may vary from position to position, depending upon a variety of factors. Should review of your qualifications result in a decision to pursue your candidacy, you will be contacted by phone or email.

Quicklink for Posting EEO Statement

The University of South Carolina does not discriminate in educational or employment opportunities on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender, age, disability, protected veteran status or genetics.

Position Attributes

Hazardous weather category Non-Essential Safety/Security Sensitive or Requires a CDL No

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    Applicant Documents
    Required Documents
    1. Cover Letter
    2. Resume
    3. List of References and Contact Information
    Optional Documents
    1. Curriculum Vitae
    2. Letter of Recommendation 1
    3. Letter of Recommendation 2
    4. Letter of Recommendation 3
    5. Other Supporting Documents





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    Posted: 3/28/2018
    Application Due: 5/27/2018
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