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$70,000 - $88,000 / Year
Hybrid Remote
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8 hrs/day, Mon- Fri

#125269 Senior Contract Compliance Analyst

Extended Deadline: Mon 12/11/2023

UC San Diego values equity, diversity, and inclusion. If you are interested in being part of our team, possess the needed licensure and certifications, and feel that you have most of the qualifications and/or transferable skills for a job opening, we strongly encourage you to apply.

UCSD Layoff from Career Appointment: Apply by 9/20/23 for consideration with preference for rehire. All layoff applicants should contact their Employment Advisor.

Special Selection Applicants: Apply by 10/2/23. Eligible Special Selection clients should contact their Disability Counselor for assistance.

Job posting will remain open until a suitable candidate has been identified.


Manage and conduct the independent review and analysis of all Office of Innovation & Commercialization (OIC) financial actions relating to Patent licenses, Copyright agreements, Material Transfer agreements, Memo's of Understanding and Inter-Institution agreements. Make recommendations regarding license management to the Associate Vice Chancellor, Associate Directors, Managers, and Senior Licensing Officers. Analyze and research complex license agreement history and compliance, conduct responsible and efficient analysis on a University-wide basis. Interact with licensee representatives and licensing officers to obtain and evaluate information used to assess need and type of remedial action. Enforce compliance of all license agreement terms and track all license term requirements. Manage equity agreements and compile required documentation in accordance with UC San Diego equity approval policies. Analyze stock purchase agreements for appropriate language. Review and evaluate confidential documents regarding licensing, royalty reporting and compensation of faculty to ensure consistency and adherence to UC policies. Coordinate proxy vote with Treasurer of the Regents for all equity agreements. Respond to contacts by drafting and preparing appropriate agreements: Material Transfer, Beta Test and Bailments. Manage portfolio of tangible research material. Design and prepare complex summary and detail reports for Directors and Associate Directors for fiscal year reporting and budget analysis. Collaborate in preparation of office publications, informational literature and promotional material upon request. Provide information to diverse groups about technology transfer policies, intellectual property concepts, marketing activities and contract issues. Recommend and implement internal controls to satisfy the requirements of SAS112.

The Office of Innovation & Commercialization at University of California, San Diego, is committed to actively promoting our Principles of Community and continually advancing equity, diversity, and inclusion within all levels of our organization. In line with the goals of UC San Diego’s Strategic Plan for Inclusive Excellence supporting a diverse faculty, staff, and student body and fostering a positive and welcome climate where all are valued, we strongly encourage candidates from underrepresented communities to apply.


  • Bachelor's degree in related area and/or equivalent experience/training.

  • Thorough education and/or training and experience demonstrating the ability to interpret complex legal documents, such as license agreements and stock purchase agreements and reduce the material terms to a trackable form of data. Thorough knowledge of general contract terms. Excellent reading and comprehension skills to understand and interpret complex material, contracts and documents, including research agreements and legal records.

  • Excellent database and information management skills. Demonstrated ability to learn new software programs with knowledge of relational databases. Excellent skill in use of typical business software: word processing, spreadsheets, database, internet/online searching, presentation applications, and imaging software for file conversion.

  • Strong skills in analyzing, researching and synthesizing large amounts of data for preparing sound and relevant proposals / analyses. Demonstrated ability to monitor and meet deadlines required by Licenses. Ability to prioritize tasks and organize time to effectively.

  • Analytical / problem-solving skills. Ability to research, analyze, compile, organize and present information relevant to inventions in a consultant-like manner.

  • Strong policy analysis techniques. Knowledge and understanding of intellectual property contract concepts.

  • Experience applying technical knowledge, judgement and license information to the determination and performance of relevant tasks for the invention.

  • Strong critical thinking and applied problem-solving skills to research and analyze the complex information and/or problems in an objective manner. Strong analytical skills to anticipate and forecast impact of potential actions. Proven ability to develop logical conclusions and to recommend sound and creative solutions. Ability to learn and synthesize information quickly from a variety of sources and make recommendations for action.

  • Ability to multi-task with demanding timeframes.

  • Strong organization and negotiation skills. Demonstrated experience in maintaining a high degree of accuracy and attention to detail under the pressure of deadlines, while working with constant interruptions. Skill to maintain composure and sustain effective performance under heavy workloads and conflicting priorities or demands.

  • Ability to organize, implement and maintain an orderly administrative record system for easy retrieval and reference, including hard copy and electronic documents.

  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills to communicate effectively, both verbally and in writing. Effective writing skills to prepare correspondence, including knowledge of correct usage of English language, grammar, punctuation, and spelling. Proven ability to prepare and edit correspondence from drafts to final products independently.

  • Ability to interact diplomatically with inventors, corporate contacts, legal contacts and other University personnel.

  • Demonstrated refined interpersonal skills to be able to act as liaison between OIC and UCOP regarding equity and legal issues related to license compliance.

  • Ability to use discretion and maintain all confidentiality. Ability to tactfully interact with licensee representatives to obtain information related to agreement performance and debt collection.

  • Ability to handle confidential information including proprietary technical and commercial information that has great investment value and conflict of interest potential.

  • Strong interest in the commercialization of University technology.

  • Ability to draft and prepare appropriate agreements: Material Transfer and Bailments.


  • Job offer is contingent upon satisfactory clearance based on Background Check results.

  • This position is eligible for a Hybrid flexible work arrangement, which could include a non-standard work schedule, and/or the ability to work off-site part of the time.

  • U.S. person status is required for this position in order to comply with the Arms Export Control and Export Administration Act. U.S. persons are U.S. citizens, legal permanent residents as defined by 8 U.S.C. 1101(a)(20) or protected individuals as defined by 8 U.S.C. 1324b(a)(3).

Pay Transparency Act

Annual Full Pay Range: $53,600 - $111,600 (will be prorated if the appointment percentage is less than 100%)

Hourly Equivalent: $25.67 - $53.45

Factors in determining the appropriate compensation for a role include experience, skills, knowledge, abilities, education, licensure and certifications, and other business and organizational needs. The Hiring Pay Scale referenced in the job posting is the budgeted salary or hourly range that the University reasonably expects to pay for this position. The Annual Full Pay Range may be broader than what the University anticipates to pay for this position, based on internal equity, budget, and collective bargaining agreements (when applicable).

If employed by the University of California, you will be required to comply with our Policy on Vaccination Programs, which may be amended or revised from time to time. Federal, state, or local public health directives may impose additional requirements.

To foster the best possible working and learning environment, UC San Diego strives to cultivate a rich and diverse environment, inclusive and supportive of all students, faculty, staff and visitors. For more information, please visit UC San Diego Principles of Community.

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