Job InformationJob Title: Marketing & Technology Transfer Support Specialist (Entry Level)
Grade: 170/180Org: Technology Deployment
Contact: Pam Staples, Pamela.Staples@inl.gov
Work Location: Idaho Falls, ID (Town, 9x80 work schedule) *****PROJECT HIRE POSITION*****Mission/Vision Statement Empowering the Nation's Energy FutureMission: Discover, demonstrate and secure innovative nuclear energy solutions, other clean energy options and critical infrastructure.Vision: INL will change the world's energy future and secure our critical infrastructure.Responsibilities Idaho National Laboratory (INL) is seeking a Marketing & Technology Transfer Support Specialist to join the Technology Deployment Team. This position provides professional support to others at INL that are engaged in business intelligence, marketing technologies/capabilities, accomplishing INL's technology transfer mission and accomplishing INL's industry engagement goals. Responsibilities include: 1) conducting assessments of new technologies and capabilities (identifying customers, assessing the opportunity, evaluating the solution, defining the team, defining the advantage over existing solutions, and the results/benefits achieved); 2) preparing marketing collateral and assisting in marketing of new technologies; 3) performing research to assist with developing relationships with industry, 4) performing assessment and review of technology business landscapes for PIs including prior art and business intelligence for new business partner identification using commercially available, and other software tools, such as PatSnap, Innography, USPTO, Frost & Sullivan, etc.; 5) collaborating with TD's Commercialization Managers to establish strategic relationships with external customers, INL management, DOE Office of Technology Transitions Programs, 6) assisting with innovation and commercialization initiatives, and technical staff in support of INL’s broad technology deployment mission;6) provide support to the Information Technology (IT) database manager assigned to support TD’s IP software management tools. Responsibilities are expected to be performed under the oversight of a designated Commercialization Manager or the Director of Technology Deployment. This position is not expected to directly managed customer relationships or interface directly with INL customers. The position, however, is expected to work as a team member that supports others who manage customer relationships.
Must be well organized, timely and responsive, and be able to work with minimal guidance or supervision. This person is expected to professionally deal with challenges and use his/her own initiative. This position requires keeping current and proficient with pertinent company procedures, requirements, policies and standard software tools. The position reports to the Director of Technology Deployment. Minimum Qualification Requirements (Education and/or Experience):
Baccalaureate degree. Preferred degree in technical/science/engineering, business, and/or law.
Minimal skills needed for this position include: 1) a demonstrated ability to perform market valuations and evaluate the market potential for new and emerging technologies, 2) a demonstrated ability to work as part of a team of intellectual property management professionals and 3) intellectual curiosity and a willingness to learn.
Must be a US Citizen. Must be able to obtain and maintain a US DOE L-clearance.
Strong preference towards degrees in technical/science/engineering, business, and/or law. Experience in performing market analysis, patent analysis, prior art review, management and/or commercialization of emerging technologies at a business, organization, or university including contract negotiation, technology transfer, and intellectual property management.
Special Requirements and/or Training:
Preferred: Licensing Executives Society - Certified Licensing Professional (CLP), the Alliance of Technology Transfer Professionals - Registered Technology Transfer Professional (RTTP), and/or Business Intelligence Associate (BIA) status or a willingness/ability to obtain professional certification or equivalent training.Selective Service Requirements
To be eligible for employment at INL males born after December 31, 1959 must have registered with the Selective Service System (SSS). This includes U.S. born and naturalized citizens, parolees, undocumented immigrants, legal permanent residents, asylum seekers, refugees, and all males with visas of any kind which expired more than 30 days ago. The few individuals who are exempt from this requirement are those on current non-immigrant visas. For more information see www.sss.gov. Employee Job Functions Employee Job Functions are physical actions and/or working conditions associated with the position. These functions may also constitute essential functions for the job position which the employee must be able to fulfill, with or without accommodation. Information provided below is to help describe the job so that the applicant has a reasonable understanding of the job duties/expectations. An applicant's ability to perform and/or tolerate these actions and conditions will be discussed and workplace accommodations may be made on a case-by-case basis following an individualized assessment of the applicant and other considerations, including but not limited to any governing safety standards.Work Conditions: Typing/keyboard; Working > than 8 hours/day.Certification Exam(s): Testing Designated Position (TDP).Please Apply Before: January 30, 2019 (midnight, MST) Environmental, Safety and Health StatementMust be familiar with, and comply with all relevant health and safety requirements. Must be knowledgeable of emergency action policies and procedures, methods for reporting/resolving work practices or conditions to available cognizant professionals.Other InformationWhen applying to positions please provide a resume and answer all questions on the following screens. Applicants, who fail to provide a resume or answer the questions, may be deemed ineligible for consideration.INL OverviewINL is a science-based, applied engineering national laboratory dedicated to supporting the U.S. Department of Energy's mission in nuclear energy research, science, and national defense. With more than 4,300 scientists, researchers and support staff, the laboratory works with national and international governments, universities and industry partners to discover new science and develop technologies that underpin the nation's nuclear and renewable energy, national security and environmental missions.Equal Employment OpportunityIdaho National Laboratory (INL) is an Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) employer. It is the policy of INL to provide equal employment opportunities to all qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, protected veteran or disabled status, or genetic information.