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Business & Financial Operations Manager
Auburn University

Date Posted Aug. 25, 2023
Title Business & Financial Operations Manager
University Auburn University
Auburn, AL, United States
Department The Intellectual Property Exchange
Application Deadline Open until filled
Position Start Date Available immediately
  • Director/Manager
  • Financial Planning/Budget Management
Auburn University is excited to begin the search for a Business & Financial Operations Manager! The person in this position manages The IP Exchange (IPX) commercialization support, financial, database and compliance responsibilities. Two mission critical functions include: 1) responsible for managing the business and financial activities related to the law firms, IP support service firms, and marketing firms used; and 2) responsible for calculating royalty distributions, managing patent expense reimbursement activities, completing bookkeeping activities within the internal data management system, and carrying out other business-related activities, as needed, to ensure continued operations. The person in this position serves as strategic advisor to the Executive Director of The IP Exchange, as well as supervises the activities of The IPX operations team.

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