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Licensing Assistant

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Open Until Filled


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Position Title

Licensing Assistant

Department this Position Reports to

Technology Transfer Office

Hiring Range Minimum

Please inquire.

Hiring Range Maximum

Please inquire.

SEIU Level

Not an SEIU Position

FLSA Status


Employment Category

Regular Full Time

Scheduled Months per Year


Scheduled Hours per Week



Location of Position

Hanover NH

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Position Purpose

The Licensing Assistant provides support for the invention disclosure and patenting process, marketing efforts, licensing, and other intellectual property-related activities of the Office of Technology Transfer. Facilitates communication and outreach from the Tech Transfer Office to other Dartmouth departments, faculty, and industry and government representatives as directed. Will report directly to, and receive mentoring from, one or more Business Development and Licensing Manager.


Required Qualifications - Education and Yrs Exp

Bachelors plus 2-3 years' experience or equivalent combination of education and experience

Required Qualifications - Skills, Knowledge and Abilities

* Bachelors degree.
* Two years of experience in Tech Transfer roles with increasing levels of responsibility.
* Must have excellent organizational and project management skills as well as the ability to multitask. Analytical and problem-solving skills.
* Initiative, sound judgment and ability to work independently as well as part of a team.
* Proven ability to prioritize and manage a diverse group of activities on a daily basis despite multiple interruptions and handle multiple tasks simultaneously to ensure consistent and efficient workflow and completion of tasks in a timely manner.
* Must be detail oriented with a high degree of accuracy.
* Excellent verbal, written and interpersonal communication skills. Tact, professionalism, and demonstrated experience in working with confidential information.
* Proficiency in Microsoft Office and knowledge of computer databases and electronic communications software; ability and initiative to learn new systems and programs.
* Commitment to diversity and to serving the needs of a diverse community.

Preferred Qualifications

* Advanced or Terminal degree highly preferred.
* Prior experience with the Wellspring database strongly preferred.

Department Contact for Recruitment Inquiries

Cheryl Junker, Sr. Business Development & Licensing Manager

Department Contact Phone Number

Department Contact for Cover Letter and Title

Cheryl Junker, Sr. Business Development & Licensing Manager

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Equal Opportunity Employer

Dartmouth College is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer with a strong commitment to diversity and inclusion. We prohibit discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, disability, veteran status, marital status, or any other legally protected status. Applications by members of all underrepresented groups are encouraged.

Background Check

Employment in this position is contingent upon consent to and successful completion of a pre-employment background check, which may include a criminal background check, reference checks, verification of work history, and verification of any required academic credentials, licenses, and/or certifications, with results acceptable to Dartmouth College. A criminal conviction will not automatically disqualify an applicant from employment. Background check information will be used in a confidential, non-discriminatory manner consistent with state and federal law.

Is driving a vehicle (e.g. Dartmouth vehicle or off road vehicle, rental car, personal car) an essential function of this job?

Not an essential function

Special Instructions to Applicants

Dartmouth College has a Tobacco-Free Policy. Smoking and the use of tobacco-based products (including smokeless tobacco) are prohibited in all facilities, grounds, vehicles or other areas owned, operated or occupied by Dartmouth College with no exceptions. For details, please see our policy.

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Key Accountabilities


Licensing and Business Development Support – Supports the process of evaluation, patenting, and transfer of technology.

Percentage Of Time



Office Coordination, Outreach, and Communications -

Percentage Of Time




Demonstrates a commitment to diversity, inclusion, and cultural awareness through actions, interactions, and communications with others.


Performs other duties as assigned.
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Documents Needed to Apply
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  1. Resume
Optional Documents
  1. Cover Letter

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