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Project Leader
Project Leader

Project Leader

Company : British Columbia Institute of Technology (BCIT)
Salary : $56,845–$99,571 a year
Location : British Columbia

Full Description

BCIT’s Applied Research Liaison Office ( ARLO ) requires a permanent, full-time Project Leader. Reporting to the Director, Applied Research Liaison Office, the position’s primary responsibilities are twofold.

Duties & Responsibilities
DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES :
  • Enable research and innovation partnerships with industry, entrepreneurs, government and non-profits on behalf of BCIT. This includes but is not limited to:
    • working closely with faculty and researchers to understand their applied research activities and identify opportunities to connect with industry partners
    • establishing an on-going service oriented relationship with potential industry and community project partners
    • facilitating collaborative projects between BCIT and external clients.
  • Promote, manage and implement technology transfer and commercialization activities. This includes but is not limited to:
    • educating BCIT faculty, staff and student on aspects of intellectual property, technology transfer and commercialization through presentations, workshops, one on one meetings, etc.
    • ensuring compliance with BCIT IP policy and procedures by encouraging disclosure of inventions, and administering IP application processes
    • helping faculty, researchers, staff and students commercialize viable technologies through technology transfer activities with industry, including technology market assessments.

Qualifications
QUALIFICATIONS :
  • Minimum six years’ experience in a relevant business, industry and/or research setting.
  • Masters in a technical field preferred – preference given to applicants with degrees in engineering, life sciences, or business
  • A combination of education and experience will be considered.
  • Experience in technology transfer and commercialization of innovations resulting from research activity.
  • Proven ability and skill to assist with the writing of successful applied research (private industry-based) proposals.
  • Excellent problem-solving, critical thinking, and creative marketing skills
  • High level of energy and motivation


All project leaders require an ability to work effectively in a collegial manner within a team environment. Excellent verbal and written communication skills are required. Compliance with Institute policies regarding confidentiality and ownership of intellectual property is essential.

Additional Information
Benefits – Why you’d love working with us
  • Competitive pay
  • Minimum of twenty-five days of vacation (or more, depending on your position)
  • Competitive employer-paid extended health and dental plan – take a look at our benefit plans!
  • Defined contribution pension plan with employer contributions
  • Flexible hybrid work arrangements available
  • Professional Development funds and resources
  • Access to most BCIT PTS courses free of charge
  • Wellness and Employee Assistance programs
  • Complimentary membership with free access to the Fitness Centre, Gymnasium, and more

Salary Range
$56,845 to $99,571 per annum.

Additional Salary Information
Salary prorated based on percentage and term of appointment. Salary based on education, experience and placement criteria as outlined in the Collective Agreement.

Position Details

Posting Category
Applied Research

School/Service Area
Technology Centre-ARLO-Applied Research Liaison Office

Campus Location
CARI Building

Bargaining Unit
BCIT Faculty and Staff Association (FSA)

Job Status
Regular

Full-Time/Part-Time
Full-Time

Number of Vacancies
1

Anticipated Start Date
10/03/2022

Anticipated End Date

Competition Information

Competition Number
22FSA134

Competition Open Date
07/30/2022

Competition Close Date
08/17/2022

Open Until Filled?
No