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Under the general direction of the Director of Finance and Operations perform the highest level of analytical support to key staff/faculty in the management of a comprehensive and complex intellectual property (IP) program for the campus.
Responsibilities include financial and inventor/author related activities in this program; primary liaison to faculty members, various department chairs, and business officers to resolve royalty distribution issues. Recommend and develop policies to further the Department's goals; interact with all OIC manager/staff and managers at the Office of Innovation and Entrepreneurship office of UCOP to maintain the integrity of the system-wide Patent Tracking System (PTS) database.
Serve as work leader, responsible for training of 2 department finance employees, plus interaction with Business and Financial Service departments of UCSD. Develop and determine innovative solutions and implement actions to resolve issues with the NUI/PTS computer system in its current form and as it develops. Uses skills as a seasoned, experienced professional with a full understanding of industry practices and organizational policies and procedures; resolves a wide range of issues in imaginative as well as practical ways. Works on problems of diverse scope where analysis of data requires evaluation of identifiable factors.
Graduation from college with a major in business administration, finance, accounting, or an allied field, and four (4) years of experience in administrative analysis or operations research; or an equivalent combination of education and experience.
Thorough knowledge of finance policies, practices, and systems. Ability to independently comprehend, analyze and interpret complex financial and budgetary data, written policies and procedures and apply concepts.
Expert skill in analyzing large quantities of financial and administrative data, summarizing and extracting pertinent data, compiling relevant information in a variety of appropriate formats.
Proficiency using spreadsheet and database software for complex financial analysis, fiscal management, and financial reports.
Ability to independently gather required information to organize, and perform financial analysis assignments. Ability to problem solve, using investigation research and analytical skills to develop and implement appropriate solutions.
Thorough knowledge and understanding of internal control practices and their impact on protecting University resources. Ability to integrate this knowledge to support both the UCSD financial system and the UCOP Patent Tracking System.
Strong intellectual property portfolio management skills, with the ability to interpret policies and procedures to a variety of customers both inside and outside the University.
Proven experience managing an expanding and increasingly active portfolio of licensee, options, and material transfer agreement financial information.
Demonstrated comprehensive working knowledge of laws and business practices related to intellectual property and conflict of interest regulations.
Excellent ability to effectively present information verbally and written in a clear and concise manner. Skill in communicating instructions/procedures in a logical, clear, concise manner to a wide variety of constituents throughout the organization and other IP associated stakeholders.
Strong interpersonal and communication skills are required. Ability to work effectively with a broad range of constituents, including university inventors, staffs, and administrators, license companies and accounting personnel in law firms.
Ability to adapt to changing priorities. Experience in independently accomplishing tasks. Experience performing under deadlines.
Ability to function as a member of a team. Skills in providing quality services to internal and external customers.
Job offer is contingent upon a satisfactory clearance based on a background check.
U.S. person status is required for this position in order to comply with the Arms Export Control and Export Administration Act. U.S. persons are U.S. citizens, legal permanent residents as defined by 8 U.S.C. 1101(a)(20) or protected individuals as defined by 8 U.S.C. 1324b(a)(3).
Ability to handle confidential information including prop
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