SSTI Job Corner

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The following positions are available:

Assistant Director for Venture Development - Skandalaris Center

This position advises entrepreneurial faculty and students and helps them connect with resources they need, including each other, to advance their ideas and develop their skills. The Assistant Director of Venture Development designs and implements multiple venture/ideation competitions and programs on behalf of the Center, develops workshops and programming to connect entreprenuers and innovators, and more. More information is available here and interested applicants can contact sherry.scheer@wustl.edu.

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Communications and Events Manager - Skandalaris Center

The Skandalaris Center Communications and Events Manager will be responsible for the development, execution, and continuous measurable improvement of the Center’s branding and communication strategies as well as 50+ annual events and programs. This will include creating and managing the Center's events strategy, developing branding and sponsorship content strategy, managing the budget, and more. More information is available here and interested applicants can contact sherry.scheer@wustl.edu.

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Director of New Ventures - Rev1 Ventures

The Director of New Ventures will directly collaborate with these institutions, further existing relationships and seek out new ways to engage principal investigators, physicians, clinicians, students and other innovators in cooperation with technology commercialization staff at each institution. In addition, you’ll guide and inform innovators about the startup and commercialization journey, often aligning them with entrepreneurs who can transform their innovations and vision into a commercially-viable enterprise. More information on the position is available here.

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Director - SC Launch

South Carolina's Research Authority's (SCRA) SC Launch program supports entrepreneurial companies through active mentoring, networking, and bridging the gap from friends and family financing to later-stage investments. The Director is responsible for the development and execution of the strategic and operational plans of the SC Launch program, including the leading team of Investment Managers and Entrepreneurs-in-Residence, collectively referred to as the "Managers," an Operations Manager, a Program Coordinator and dotted line oversight of a Financial Investment Manager in the mission of SC Launch and interfacing the the SC Launch,Inc., Board of Directors as Executive Director of SC Launch, Inc. The full job description is available here.

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Executive Director - Kentucky Commercialization Ventures (KCV)

The Executive Director will organize and lead the KCV program across the participating institutions, including oversight of KCV team members, projects, budget and reporting. Responsibilities will be overall leadership and management of KCV services and initiatives, including marketing, education, outreach and coordination of engagement across Participating Institutions and their stakeholders. The Executive Director will develop and execute process management and have ultimate decision-making related to invention market assessment, patent filing and prosecution, technology marketing, commercialization and licensing negotiations, new venture creation, and other inventor participation in KCV programs. Direct oversight and reporting responsibility is expected to include the Intellectual Property Development Director. The full description is available here.

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Intellectual Property Development Director - Kentucky Commercialization Ventures

Kentucky Science and Technology Corporation (KSTC) (www.kstc.com), a statewide independent and innovative 501(c)(3) non-profit leader in developing and managing creative initiatives in education, entrepreneurship, disruptive R&D, and economic competitiveness, seeks an Intellectual Property Development Director for the Kentucky Commercialization Ventures program. The Intellectual Property Development Director must combine strong abilities to influence, collaborate, build culture and lead with deep Intellectual Property knowledge and skills so as to advise, inform and execute on behalf of the participating institutions. The IP Development Director is responsible to develop, execute and oversee KCV’s intellectual property strategies. Applicants must be a registered patent attorney. Find more information here.

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