Advertised Summary Job Description: Columbia Technology Ventures is the technology transfer office for Columbia University and a central location for many of the technology development initiatives, entrepreneurial activities, external industry collaborations, and commercially-oriented multidisciplinary technology innovations across the university. CTV's core mission is to facilitate the transfer of inventions from academic research labs to the market for the benefit of society on a local, national, and global basis. Each year, CTV manages more than 400 invention disclosures, 100 license deals, and 25 new IP-backed start-ups, involving over 750 inventors across Columbia's campuses. CTV currently has over 1200 patent assets available for licensing, across research fields such as bio, IT, clean tech, devices, big data, nanotechnology, materials science, and more.
Over the years, CTV has been involved with launching well over 200 companies based on Columbia's technologies, and has also founded or been involved in founding several technology initiatives to accelerate the path to market for promising technologies, including NYSERDA Entrepreneur-in-Residence Program, Columbia Lab-to-Market Accelerator Network, Accelerating Cancer Therapeutics (ACT), Translational Therapeutics Resource (TRx), Columbia Biomedical Technology Accelerator (BiomedX), NYC Media Lab Combine, and PowerBridgeNY.
CTV's efforts are backed by 45 full time staff and an additional 30+ graduate student interns (CTV Fellows), providing broad support to the Columbia community and other stakeholders. CTV also runs an Executive-in-Residence program, which brings seasoned industry executives, serial entrepreneurs, and investors to campus to support faculty and student entrepreneurial activities.
Columbia Technology Ventures is seeking an enthusiastic self-starter to provide support to CTV's Assistant Director of Marketing. Must be exceptionally detail-oriented and able to work with a wide range of internal and external constituents, with different priorities and objectives, to achieve goals. Previous experience organizing & managing events, seminars, and conferences is preferred.
In consultation with the Assistant Director of Marketing and the CTV team, the Marketing Analyst will use independent judgment to oversees branding and marketing initiatives including the newsletter and event support, web content updates and other strategic projects.
The Marketing Analyst will report directly to and receive assignments from the Assistant Director of Marketing but will also work frequently with the Executive Director, as well as with other areas within CTV & Columbia University.
General Minimum Qualifications: Applicant MUST meet these minimum qualifications to be considered an applicant -Bachelor's degree.
-Excellent writing skills, with passion for science and technology, and familiarity and comfort with technical/scientific language.
-Able to exercise mature judgment, discretion, and tact, referring questions and issues, as appropriate.
-Willing and able to adhere to and uphold University policies and standard operating practices of the Office.
-Must possess a 'can-do, whatever it takes, results-driven' attitude to getting the job done.
-Extremely trustworthy and able to work independently.
As a member of the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) and the Council of Ivy Group Presidents (Ivy League), it is imperative that members of the Columbia University community, in all matters related to the intercollegiate athletics program, exhibit the highest professional standards and ethical behavior with regard to adherence to NCAA, Conference, University, and Department of Intercollegiate Athletics and Physical Education rules and regulations.
Columbia University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer.
Internal Number: 126_173054
About Columbia University
Columbia University is one of the world's most important centers of research and at the same time a distinctive and distinguished learning environment for undergraduates and graduate students in many scholarly and professional fields. The University recognizes the importance of its location in New York City and seeks to link its research and teaching to the vast resources of a great metropolis. It seeks to attract a diverse and international faculty and student body, to support research and teaching on global issues, and to create academic relationships with many countries and regions. It expects all areas of the university to advance knowledge and learning at the highest level and to convey the products of its efforts to the world.