In consultation and collaboration with the school’s administration and IP faculty, the Executive Director will be responsible for administering the Center’s internal and external operations, including all major programs, conferences, and events. Current major programs include the International Technology Transfer Institute, the Intellectual Property Valuation Institute, and summer law programs that address a wide variety of intellectual property issues. In collaboration with administrative leadership, IP faculty, IP alumni, and other relevant stakeholders, the Executive Director will assist with the development and execution of new strategic initiatives, including collaborative partnerships with national intellectual property offices, major educational institutions, and international organizations. In coordination with other law school departments and IP faculty, the Executive Director will also facilitate the law school’s integration with UNH through the development and administration of multi-disciplinary programs and student-centered learning opportunities.
The Executive Director position is an administrative appointment with potential for associated teaching and research activities. The incumbent will report to the Associate Dean for Academic Affairs.
Applicants must possess a Juris Doctor, Ph.D. or comparable academic credentials and must have at least five years of experience in intellectual property teaching, scholarship, leadership, policymaking, practice, or industry. Applicants also must have a proven ability to communicate effectively in writing and verbally with numerous diverse stakeholders, such as academics, government officials, practitioners, students and the public, both nationally and internationally. Applicants also should have a collaborative, efficient, and professional management style and a strong commitment to working in a diverse, multicultural environment. Applicants should submit a cover letter and resume to humanresources@