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Senior Corporate Engagement Officer at UC Riverside


The Senior Corporate Engagement Officer will be responsible to identify, pursue, execute, and steward funded collaborative research opportunities and industry partnerships for engineering, physical sciences, and mathematics related fields at the University of California, Riverside (UCR). This may include industry sponsored research, identifying and marketing of UCR intellectual property (IP) to prospective industry partners for licensing commercialization, philanthropy, and access to UCR core facilities, student engagement, and other university assets, as needed.

Working within the Office of Technology Partnerships (OTP) team, the Senior Corporate Engagement Officer will assist in initiating, maintaining, and expanding partnerships by developing mutually beneficial strategic collaboration plans between industry partners and relevant stakeholders at UCR.

The Senior Corporate Engagement Officer will play a key role of achieving the university’s goal to foster new, significant, long-term partnerships with industry, including supporting the Opportunity to Advance Sustainability Innovation and Social Inclusion (OASIS) initiative to drive regional economic development through solutions-driven applied research, innovation, entrepreneurship, and workforce development around sustainability, clean technology, and social inclusion.

The Senior Corporate Engagement Officer will work to support the OTP team in identify meaningful opportunities for corporate investment, support, and collaboration, while maintaining strong internal relationships with university faculty, staff, and administrators who carry out UCR’s mission.

The Senior Corporate Engagement Officer should be an experienced, customer-service oriented professional with the ability to communicate effectively and plan, organize, and prioritize assignments and work independently to complete assignments. This position will report to the Director of Technology Commercialization (TC) as part of OTP within Research and Economic Development (RED) at UCR.

The budgeted pay scale for this position is from $76,000 up to $100,000. The salary offer will be commensurate with the final candidate’s related education and experience.

**As a condition of employment, you will be required to comply with the University of California SARS-CoV-2 (COVID-19) Vaccination Program Policy. All Covered Individuals under the policy must provide proof of Full Vaccination or, if applicable, submit a request for Exception (based on Medical Exemption, Disability, and/or Religious Objection) or Deferral (based on pregnancy) no later than the applicable deadline. For new University of California employees, the applicable deadline is ten weeks after their first date of employment. **

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