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Team Leader, Financial Services

This position provides direct financial support to the Cornell Center for Technology Enterprise & Commercialization (CCTEC), serves as the accounting team leader and coordinates accounting support activities with other Center staff. Conduct the royalty distribution process, develop and maintain accounting procedures for various intellectual property activities. Resolve complex problems and ensure appropriate internal controls are followed. Create and prepare monthly/quarterly/annual performance reports and other ad-hoc reports as necessary.


Qualifications

Associates degree or equivalent with 2-3 years work experience, some in a team leader role, in a fast-pace, multi-tasking work environment. Requires attention to detail and strong verbal and written communication skills; must be comfortable communicating and working with customers and clients and across functional groups. Requires sound, equitable judgment, is a critical thinker and problem solver and can build consensus among a diverse work group. Receptive to constructive feedback. Demonstrated project management skills and ability to prioritize and manage workload and deadlines. Experienced with relational databases. Well-versed in use of PCs and software for creating spreadsheets, conducting financial analysis, preparing reports and presenting information to management.


Preferred Qualifications

Bachelor's degree in accounting or finance with 3-5 years experience is a plus. Experience in intellectual property management and generating reports in SQL a plus.


Background check may be required. No relocation assistance is provided for this position. Visa sponsorship is not available for this position.


Cornell University is an innovative Ivy League university and a great place to work. Our inclusive community of scholars, students and staff impart an uncommon sense of larger purpose and contribute creative ideas to further the university's mission of teaching, discovery and engagement. Located in Ithaca, NY, Cornell's far-flung global presence includes the medical college's campuses on the Upper East Side of Manhattan and Doha, Qatar, as well as the new Cornell Tech campus to be built on Roosevelt Island in the heart of New York City.


Diversity and Inclusion are a part of Cornell University's heritage. We're an employer and educator recognized for valuing AA/EEO, Protected Veterans, and Individuals with Disabilities.


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Technology Licensing and Commercialization Assistant

Provide assistance to Technology Commercialization and Liaison Officers (TCLO) in their efforts in marketing Cornell technologies to potential licensees. The individual will assist inthe conduct of technology transfer functions in the following areas with instructions by the TCLOs:

  • Perform technological background and marketing research on disclosed Cornell innovations.
  • Market inventions to commercial entities for product development and sales.
  • Perform initial drafting of license agreements to effect commercial development of inventions.
  • Recording key information related to the TCLO's activities in the Center's Intellectual Property management and document retention systems.

Qualifications

Associate's degree with 3-5 years experience in technology transfer or equivalent combination. Bachelor's degree preferred in life science. Exposure to technology transfer in a university setting, exposure to industrial R&D or technology acquisition activities, and/or work with a venture capital firm financing university start-ups a plus.

  • Excellent communication skills, including high level writing skills
  • Exceptional organizational skills, time management and strong ability to manage details
  • Team player with proven ability to interact with all levels of staff and constituents from diverse communities
  • Ability to exercise discretion, maintain confidentiality and present a strong service orientation

Background check may be required. No relocation assistance is provided for this position. Visa sponsorship is not available for this position.


Cornell University is an innovative Ivy League university and a great place to work. Our inclusive community of scholars, students and staff impart an uncommon sense of larger purpose and contribute creative ideas to further the university's mission of teaching, discovery and engagement. Located in Ithaca, NY, Cornell's far-flung global presence includes the medical college's campuses on the Upper East Side of Manhattan and Doha, Qatar, as well as the new Cornell Tech campus to be built on Roosevelt Island in the heart of New York City.


Diversity and Inclusion are a part of Cornell University's heritage. We're an employer and educator recognized for valuing AA/EEO, Protected Veterans, and Individuals with Disabilities.


To apply, click here.