|Posted:||Mar 09, '18|
About SUNY Polytechnic Institute:
Employment is with the Research Foundation for The State University of New York Polytechnic Institute (SUNY Poly)
The Research Foundation for The State University of New York (SUNY) is the largest, most comprehensive university-connected research foundation in the country. The Research Foundation manages SUNY's research portfolio, providing essential sponsored programs administration and innovation support services to SUNY faculty, students and staff performing research in areas including life sciences and medicine; engineering and nanotechnology; physical sciences and energy; social sciences; arts and humanities; and computer and information sciences.
The Research Foundation, a private, not-for-profit corporation, is an employer separate from both SUNY and the State of New York, and offers comparable compensation and benefit plans. The Research Foundation is dedicated to the goal of building a diverse and inclusive teaching, research, and working environment. Potential applicants who share this goal, especially underrepresented minorities, women, persons with disabilities, and veterans are strongly encouraged to apply.
The SUNY Poly Assistant Vice President for Policy and Regulatory Affairs will report to the Vice President for Policy and Regulatory Affairs. Duties, as directed by or through the Vice President for Policy and Regulatory Affairs, include but are not limited to:
- Advise and provide strategic guidance to the executive management team and various operating units on sponsored programs, research and development, new initiatives, agreements and government compliance.
- Research, review and advise on procurements, non-disclosure agreements, contracts, intellectual property and tech transfer matters and technology industry related matters. Prepare various template agreements for internal clients as well as assist with negotiating complex, multi-faceted business agreements.
- Work with external counsel and The Research Foundation Office of General Counsel on specific projects, e.g., IP related matters or legal actions, as needed.
- Perform tech transfer duties, including working on invention disclosures, patent applications and patent prosecutions with external counsel and The Research Foundation central office.
- Serve as the export compliance manager, including providing accurate, reliable interpretation of U.S. export control restrictions and ITAR; providing guidance and training to business teams regarding visitor management, technology disclosures, reporting and shipping; creating technology control plans as needed; and performing annual export assessment, identifying and researching potential export compliance risks, gaps and violations, and recommending and implementing prompt risk mitigation and resolution activities as applicable.
- Perform such other reasonable duties as may be assigned by or through the Vice President for Policy and Regulatory Affairs.
Approximately 3-5 years of experience in drafting and negotiating contracts with non-profit, industry, and government. Ability to multi-task and prioritize in a fast paced environment. Superior diplomacy skills and an ability to manage conflict. Candidate must be a self-starter, able to work both independently and as part of integrated teams, highly organized, and possess strong computer, verbal and written communication skills. Candidates must address in their applications their ability to work with culturally diverse populations. This position is contingent on the satisfactory completion of a background investigation; this position may require annual background investigations.
J.D. degree from a college or university accredited by the US Department of Education or internationally recognized accrediting organization. Prior experience in Export Compliance, including researching, interpreting and applying ITAR and EAR.
The candidate will be exposed to several areas of highly confidential areas and therefore, ability to demonstrate experience in as many of the following areas will be desirable: commercial transactions, intellectual property protection and/or transfer, industrial research, federal statutory/regulatory, and export control.
Research Foundation for SUNY Polytechnic Institute offers exceptional benefits such as healthcare, dental, vision, pension plans, competitive pay, generous paid time off, tuition assistance, life insurance and long-term disability insurance.
As an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action employer, Research Foundation for SUNY at SUNY Polytechnic Institute will not discriminate in its employment practices due to an applicant's race, creed, religion, color, citizenship, national origin, sex, age, sexual orientation, predisposing genetic characteristics, gender identification, genetic information, familial status, marital status, pregnancy, status as a domestic violence victim, criminal conviction, disability, military status, disabled veteran, recently separated veteran, Armed Forces Service Medal veteran, active duty or wartime campaign badge veteran, or other characteristic as protected by law.. Please feel free to review your equal employment opportunities protections and laws pertaining to these protections at http://www.dol.gov/ofccp/regs/compliance/posters/pdf/eeopost.pdf
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Persons interested in the above position should submit a resume, three letters of reference, letter of application, along with The Research Foundation for SUNY employment application