Essential Functions Supervisory Responsibility

Job Summary
Job Code: HC71 FLSA status: Exempt 1. 2. 3. 4. 6. 7. Reviews, drafts, negotiates, and closes IP related agreements, including complex or master agreements, on behalf of the University, assuring completeness and compliance with University policies and procedures and government regulations and laws, as well as providing guidance, review, and negotion of IP language in University industry sponsored research agreements. Identifies and resolves risks in contractual terms and conditions not
more » ... to AU policy or governing regulations. Works closely with faculty researchers to manage industry collaborations. Provides guidance to the Senior Industry Negotiator and oversees the negotiation of industry contracts and agreements. Engages with faculty and outside entities who have an interest in the development of the University's discoveries, inventions and innovations, contributing to the local and state economic development, and the branding, marketing,and licensing of Auburn IP. Establishes formal research and development relationships between companies whose strategic market concerns parallel the University's research and development capabilities. Provides guidance to faculty, administrative units, and staff ensuring compliance with, and adherence to, IP related laws, regulations, and policies, while building trust and providing efficient and effective service to diverse constituents both on-and off-campus. Provides leadership and guidance to support staff; assists in the management and oversight of daily operations of the IAC office; acts on behalf of the Director of IAC in his/her absence. Engages in educating faculty, staff, students, and outside inventors regarding IP and the technology transfer process, as well as other outreach activities of the IAC office. Facilitates and fosters inter-organizational relationships, while responding to and addressing stakeholder inquiries. Represents the IAC by participating with various internal and external groups and associations related to intellectual property and economic development. Performs and takes a leadership role in special projects as assigned by the Vice President for