Associate Vice Chancellor for Technology Partnerships

Riverside, Riverside County
Jun 11, 2014
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Salary: $102,700 - $183,100
Title: Associate Vice Chancellor for Technology Partnerships
Category: Management and Professional
Department: Research & Economic Develop Of
Date Posted: 06/04/2014
8AM - 5PM
Position Information:
The Associate Vice Chancellor for Technology Partnerships (AVC-TP) will report to the Vice Chancellor for Research and Economic Development and is responsible for technology commercialization, including licensing technology to existing companies, and helping faculty and student form new companies, establishing research and technology partnerships with large and small companies, corporate relations and corporate philanthropy.

AVC-TP supervises the Director of Technology Commercialization, Director of New Ventures, Director of Corporate Relations, and the Corporate Contracts unit. AVC-TP works closely with the RED Chief of Staff, RED Chief Financial and Administrative Officer, Director of Sponsored Program Administration, Associate Vice Chancellor for Development, and the UC Executive Director - Innovation Alliances and Services as well as UCR faculty and Deans.
Minimum Requirements:
Highly sophisticated skills in strategy development, business development, systems planning and change management.

Ability to accept new innovations and to understand high technologies and their real-world, commercial applications as evidenced by an advanced technical degree, successful research and development experience, and training in business administration and in intellectual property and contract laws. Legal language skill is important.

Negotiation skills and strategic thinking requisite for sustained, high-level interactions with government agencies, industry and other private sector sponsors.

Excellent leadership, management and communication skills.

Master's degree in a research or business discipline required.
Preferred Qualifications:
Significant cross-cultural work experience in both industry and academic environment especially relating to advanced technology development and licensing.

Expert skills to work collaboratively and act persuasively in sensitive situations; skills in conflict management techniques.

Knowledge of financial analysis and reporting techniques; human resources and risk management planning; accounting and payroll. Demonstrated skills in employee supervision and HR administration.

Ph.D. or equivalent terminal degree in related area encouraged.

Experience with technology tools for use in office and IP portfolio management.

At least five years of demonstrated experience in IP management and license and research contract negotiation at a senior level.

At least three years of management experience over a unit with broad responsibilities for IP licensing, research agreements, industry collaborations, industry affiliate programs, material transfer agreements, and IP negotiation support in federal, state, foundation, and other nonprofit awards.

At least three years of demonstrated experience with industry research collaborations, licensing discoveries and intellectual property, and managing technology transfer.

Additional Information:
In the Heart of Inland Southern California, UC Riverside is located on nearly 1,200 acres near Box Springs Mountain in Southern California; the park-like campus provides convenient access to the vibrant and growing Inland region. The campus is a living laboratory for the exploration of issues critical to growing communities' air, water, energy, transportation, politics, the arts, history and culture. UCR gives every student the resources to explore, engage, imagine and excel.

At UC Riverside we celebrate diversity and are proud of our #8 ranking among the nation for most diverse universities (US News and World Report 2012-13). Become part of a place that fosters success for all its constituents, students, faculty, and staff, and where work/life balance and campus culture are integral to our way of life.

UCR is ranked 46th among top public universities (US News and World Report 2012-13) and is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer with a strong institutional commitment to the achievement of excellence and diversity among its faculty and staff.

For information about our generous employee benefits package, visit: Employee Benefits Overview