Licensing Manager Job Description Sample
Marketing Instincts is seeking a Brand Manager and is a leader in branded merchandise specializing in servicing premiere clients in the video game, tech, and entertainment industries, along with other Fortune 500 companies. We specialize in delivering high quality, innovative, and on-trend custom merchandise from domestic and international sources.
As the licensed retail brand extension of Marketing Instincts, Controller Gear specializes in manufacturing and selling video game accessories and retail merchandise officially licensed by Microsoft Xbox, Sony PlayStation, Nintendo, Bethesda and other video game companies.
We sell direct to some of the nation’s leading retailers such as Best Buy, Target, Walmart, and Game Stop. Controller Gear also specializes in custom product design, development, and offshore manufacturing for premiere clients such as Microsoft Xbox, EA Games, Blizzard, and more.
This individual will assist the end to end omnichannel marketing of the Controller Gear brand; a growing licensed video game accessory retail brand.
This driven Brand Manager will be responsible to develop a stock product line and custom retailer spec products on demand in conjunction with licensor and retailer requirements in cooperation with Sales, Supply Chain, Domestic Production and Art departments.
· Handle product development and marketing of our Controller Gear product line
· Execute brand and licensing strategies for Controller Gear and our licensed partners
· Lead the development of brand strategy, and execute all marketing related activities
· Build presentations of compelling product assortments to present to retail buyers and other key decision makers for retail sales, gift with purchase & pre-order bonus
· Meets with the Creative and Brand team to develop collateral and pricing for products
· Collaborates with Sales, Social Media and the eCommerce teams to launch products
· Work closely with Creative and Sales team to provide sales support including presentations, mock-ups, and sample kits, etc.
· Develops and creates content marketing strategies with the Social Media Team
· Retail Channel Marketing
Responsibilities- Licensing & Product Development
· Identifies and executes licensing opportunities with Licensing Manager
· Meets with Creative and Brand Team to design and develop product line for retail
· Manage product approvals from licensor and customers
· Management, organization and upkeep of each licensor’s digital asset and submission portal
· Work with licensing partners and key retail customers to identify and maximize product development opportunities
· Formulate product plans, including product positioning, target markets, category and competitive analysis, pricing analysis, product lifecycle management, and product launches.
· Works with Creative and Sales team to identify cutting edge gift with purchase and pre-order bonus merchandise that supports video game launches
· Identify the product mix to send to mass/specialty markets that satisfies the consumer, retailer, and company sales goals, while launching product lines within budget
· Prepare samples of our product line to present to retail buyers and other key decision makers
· Strong project management skills
· Multi-tasking and highly organized individual that always meets deadlines
· 3-5 years of marketing experience preferably in a similar industry
· Experience working with licensed partners
· Excellent written and verbal communication skills
· Demonstrable experience assisting and coordinating the efforts of others, display a customer-oriented attitude, demonstrate the ability to function in a fast- paced, deadline-oriented environment and work independently, but as part of a team
· Ability to coordinate multiple ongoing projects while being accurate and thorough
Recently named one of Entrepreneur magazine's Top 100 Cannabis Leaders, Cresco Labs is among the largest cultivation, manufacturing and retail cannabis operators in the U.S. We provide a full suite of consistently dosed products catering to all consumers, from the novice to the connoisseur, from the medically treated to the recreational user. The company's core values emphasize educating consumers while seeking to eliminate social stigmas associated with marijuana. We have developed strong partnerships with dispensaries, law-makers, physicians, and local communities – putting Cresco in a unique position to establish a national operation in the complex and developing cannabis industry.
Cresco aims to lead the nation's cannabis industry with a focus on regulatory compliance, product consistency, and customer satisfaction. Their operations bring legitimacy to the cannabis industry by acting with the highest level of integrity, strictly adhering to regulations, and promoting the clinical efficacy of cannabis. As Cresco grows, they will operate with the same level of professionalism and precision in each new market they move in to.
Cresco Labs is seeking a Licensing Manager to join our corporate office in Chicago, IL. The Licensing Manager will be responsible for ensuring Cresco remains compliant with state licensing requirements and will work closely with the Legal Department and Human Resources. The ideal candidate is highly organized, possesses a strong attention to detail, has experience working within a highly regulated industry and can adapt to a fast-paced corporate environment.
CORE JOB DUTIES
Handling correspondence from regulatory agencies nationwide
Maintaining a database of Cresco's nationwide licenses
Maintaining a licensing calendar for Cresco's nationwide licenses
Filing license renewal applications on behalf of Cresco facilities and employees
Interfacing with other departments to establish licensing processes and systems
Work directly with company executives and employees to maintain compliance
REQUIRED EXPERIENCE, EDUCATION AND SKILLS
Bachelor's Degree required
Must be experienced using Outlook and Excel
Minimum 2-4 years of administrative experience in a business or corporate setting
Familiarity or experience with project management software preferred
Detail-oriented and ability to adapt to changing demands and priorities
Capable of handling confidential information discreetly and professionally
Must be motivated and able to work with minimal supervision
Must be 21 years of age or older to apply
State and Federal Background check
No criminal history
The Licensing Manager will interface with licensees to ensure that the requirements are upheld and to foster business growth. As a Licensing Manager, you'll serve as the key liaison with assigned Licenses on day-to-day issues at they arise. Interface regularly with stakeholders, Merchandising, Sales and Marketing Managers, divisional Management teams, divisional Marketing, divisional Design Director and divisional Sales of the business.
DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
Monitor adherence to contractual obligations, highlight risks/shortfalls:
Monitor Royalty Recap and Master Royalty Reports and highlight issues/revisions to management
Aging Report and follow-up with all Licensees to ensure on-time payment, highlight risks
Audits and ensure timely resolution
Term Sheets for VPs review, submit to Legal and monitor status to ensure timely execution of contracts/amendments
Work closely with PEI Design Teams to:
Ensure adherence to design/merchandising calendar
Ensure adherence to corporate standards on product identification, i.e.: labels, logo, trims, etc...and collect documentation/components
Category expert on trend and competition (positioning, pricing and product mix)
Monitor and analyze seasonal retail selling and develop/implement action plan
Review and discuss seasonal merchandising plans in conjunction with Licensee, prior to first product meeting
Line sheet coordination- Support OPG/PE Design Teams in ensuring documentation of product approvals
Highlight potential line extensions and new business opportunities
Set-up seasonal apparel and accessories overviews with Design
Key interface with Divisional Merchandising and Design Teams (apparel, jewelry, fashion accessories, footwear, etc...) for seasonal design information and brand direction
Retail a minimum of 1x a quarter per category
Assist Vice President with special projects
Track all new business opportunities, update Licensing Activity Report
Key interface with Divisional Marketing and Licensees
Set-up seasonal apparel overviews with Sales
Prepare and distribute brand updates
Initiate project requests for shoots, etc...and oversee to final approval and production
Ensure adherence to brand standards: Logos, Labels,Collateral,In-Store Visuals,Trade Advertising,Fixturing
Retail sales plans and monthly retail sales and summarize results
Monitor bookings to LY and plan seasonally
Monitor sales to budget
Maintain door matrix/account list
Category expert on trend and competition (collateral, advertising, in-store fixturing/shops, retail space, etc...)
Compile information for brand kits
Synthesize important trade articles and highlight potential impact/opportunities
Initial research on potential licensing opportunities
Marketing communication to/from Licensees
Ensure timely execution of brand initiatives
Facilitate sample requests for PR/Fashion office
Research and handle new account requests
Maintain category exploratory
Assist VP with special events/projects
SKILLS, KNOWLEDGE, AND ABILITIES
Sales (retail or wholesale), Merchandising, Marketing or Brand Management experience
Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
- College Degree
- 3+ years licensing experience for a fashion/retail company
Licensing Analyst 1
Applicants must have Civil Service test scores for 8100-Professional Level Exam in order to be considered for this vacancy unless exempted by Civil Service rule or policy. If you do not have a score prior to applying to this posting, it may result in your application not being considered.
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A baccalaureate degree.
Six years of full-time work experience in any field may be substituted for the required baccalaureate degree.
Candidates without a baccalaureate degree may combine work experience and college credit to substitute for the baccalaureate degree as follows:
A maximum of 120 semester hours may be combined with experience to substitute for the baccalaureate degree.
30 to 59 semester hours credit will substitute for one year of experience towards the baccalaureate degree.
60 to 89 semester hours credit will substitute for two years of experience towards the baccalaureate degree.
90 to 119 semester hours credit will substitute for three years of experience towards the baccalaureate degree.
120 or more semester hours credit will substitute for four years of experience towards the baccalaureate degree.
College credit earned without obtaining a baccalaureate degree may be substituted for a maximum of four years full-time work experience towards the baccalaureate degree. Candidates with 120 or more semester hours of credit, but without a degree, must also have at least two years of full-time work experience tosubstitute for the baccalaureate degree.
Any college hours or degree must be from a school accredited by one of the following regional accrediting bodies: the Middle States Commission on Higher Education; the New England Association of Schools and Colleges; the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools; the Northwest Commission on Colleges and Universities; the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools; and the Western Association of Schools and Colleges.
May be required to pass a security clearance or background check by a law enforcement agency. Job Concepts
Function of Work:
To train in ensuring that medical related licenses are timely issued to all eligible and qualified persons regulated by a statewide regulatory Board.
To train in effecting continuing education credentialing for licensees regulated by a medical related licensing Board as well as continuing education for Board staff.
Level of Work:
Broad review from Licensing Analyst Supervisor or other administrative official.
May exercise functional supervision over Licensing Assistants.
Location of Work:
Any medical related Louisiana licensing Board.
Differs from Licensing Assistant by responsibility for training to analyze data, perform investigations and make issuance determinations.
Differs from Licensing Analyst 2 by lack of independence in performance of duties.
Examples of Work
Performs the following in a training capacity:
Examines and analyzes data submitted by and/or on behalf of each applicant for licensure for accuracy, authenticity, and completeness of factual information to document determination of eligibility and qualification for licensure.
Conducts pre-licensure investigations of each applicant for eligibility and/or qualifications for licensure. Such investigations may be through personal interview.
Schedules and coordinates all aspects of requisite interviews of applicants with Board.
Receives, safeguards, records, analyzes and prepares report of security clearance data, which includes fingerprint identification, provided by federal, state and local law enforcement agencies for licensees.
Advises applicants and/or licensees of status of application and/or requests relative to requisite information for further disposition of same.
Receives and reviews professional examination results and advises and makes recommendations to examinees, examiners, advisory committees, and superiors.
Receives, analyzes and verifies authenticity of diplomas and licenses submitted by applicants, licensees, institutions, and/or other licensing authorities as well as federal and state documents authorizing work in the United States and/or in the State (i.e. J-1 Visas, naturalization papers, licenses).
Researches records, makes requests and responds to requests for information to/from entities that include professional organizations, hospital administrators, health care entities, providers, federal, state, and local law enforcement agencies, other federal, state and local officials, general public, providers and other licensing and/or certification entities relative to licensees, statutes, rules and regulations and other public information.
Researches and reviews actions taken by other states and/or entities as reported to central data bases.
Solicits certified true copies of official decisions and actions relative to licensees.
Reviews application to determine if requisite licensure fees have been received by agency.
Determines eligibility for and issues temporary permits/license which do not require the signature of the Director of Licensure and/or approval of Board.
Records findings and recommendations and prepares official record for each applicant for presentation to and consideration by the Board for acts or transactions for which approval is required and/or granted in central data base.
Advises superiors and the Board of status of applications and makes recommendations accordingly.
Assigns official license numbers for particular disciplines examined and analyzed and prepares license for same.
Issues duplicate certificates/licenses.
Determines when licensure files can be forwarded to master file room and takes action accordingly.
Explains federal and state laws, rules and regulations, standards and agency policies to officials, staff, licensees, the public and/or providers of services and interprets and applies same.
Communicates and cooperates with other Board divisions, federal, state and local law enforcement agencies, other federal and state agencies, and entities that include professional organizations, hospital administrators, health care entities, providers, other federal, state and local officials, general public, providers and other licensing and/or certification entities relative to status of licensees, compliance, statues, rules and regulations, and policies and procedures of the Board.
Analyzes credentialing and data from national public and private central data basis.
Reports data to national public and private central data bases.
Refers irregularities to superiors and evidence and other records and reports for legal proceedings relative to possible disciplinary actions of licensees to Investigations Division.
May assist Investigations Division with special investigations, preparation of reports of fraud and preparation for administrative hearings in the denial of initial licensure.
Verifies credentials of licensees through written and/or personal contact with entities that include professional organizations, hospital administrators, health care entities, providers, other federal, state and local officials, general public, providers and other licensing and/or certification entities.
May prepare subpoenas for records and witnesses.
Coordinates with educational/training institutions to effect timely distribution and/or disposition of applications to students.
Conducts certain activities relative to continuing education for licensees of all disciplines regulated by the Board as required under statute, rule, regulation, and/or agreement between the Board and licensees and for staff and relative to procurement and use of grant monies.
Recommends methods of verification and documentation of attendance and compliance to the supervisor and verifies and documents attendance and compliance with provisions of continuing education requirements for licensees, licensees on probation and Board staff.
Proctors examinations required for licensure.
Advises the Supervisor of special needs relative to continuing education.
Verifies and documents attendance of staff for continuing education(i.e. State CPTP Program).
Reviews and analyzes information from continuing education programs.
Assists in quality assurance review activities.
Assists in the preparation and dissemination of reports of statistical data, official reports and/or information regarding continuing education, compliance.
Interprets and explains statutes, agency rules, regulations, policies and procedures of continuing medical education to the public.
Assists in the reporting and/or noticing of licensees and staff of statues, rules, regulations, and policies of the Board relative to continuing education.
May act as agency representative and/or spokesperson, representing the Board at local, state and national meetings, seminars sponsored by health care entities and interagency meetings in absence of Director and/or Supervisor.
Makes recommendations for rules, regulations and policies.
Provides input and recommendations to Supervisor on policies and/or procedure development.
Global Sanctions Compliance – Blocked Assets And Licensing Unit - Compliance Officer - Associate
Global Sanctions Compliance – Blocked Assets and Licensing Unit
Req #: 170123454
Location: Tampa, FL,US
Job Category: Compliance
JPMorgan Chase & Co. (NYSE: JPM) is a leading global financial services firm with assets of $2.5 trillion and operations worldwide. The firm is a leader in investment banking, financial services for consumers and small business, commercial banking, financial transaction processing, and asset management. A component of the Dow Jones Industrial Average, JPMorgan Chase & Co. serves millions of consumers in the United States and many of the world's most prominent corporate, institutional and government clients under its J.P. Morgan and Chase brands. Information about JPMorgan Chase & Co. is available at www.jpmorganchase.com
Global Financial Crimes Compliance (GFCC) team is part of The Global Compliance & Regulatory Management department which is responsible for the provision of compliance services to the Firm. The Global Financial Crimes Compliance (GFCC) organization has over 700 staff members across the world. The team covers both global and business-aligned functions supporting the firm's Anti-money laundering, Sanctions, and Anti-corruption programs and is lead by the BSA/AML Officer and the AML Operations Executive. The Business Management team performs a number of functions that contribute to a well-run department including Talent Management, Communications Strategy and Resource Strategy.
The job responsibilities of this Compliance Officer position involves:
Completion of processes around regulatory driven sanction list or internally developed watch list searches of transactions and account holders looking for designated high risk clients and sanctioned transactions.
Working with internal Lines of Business (LOBs) and OFAC, the position will be responsible for all functions related to the restriction, blocking and unblocking of accounts/property.
Review blocked and rejected transactions from the various Compliance regions, request and obtain applicable indemnities, consult with management and assist in the preparation of the weekly and annual blocked property reports sent to OFAC.
Monitoring, reporting, database management and communication related to OFAC operational and transactional licenses.
Determine if there is a true match to a suspect name, review, analysis and decisioning on wire transactions and specific issues escalated to/from internal business units.
Validation on positive search results and providing detailed research information to support the resolution of a match.
Providing written and verbal communication on issues with management, the lines of business and Compliance units, performing and reviewing highly sensitive client and transaction search information, reporting, escalating and documenting results.
This position reports to the Global Financial Crimes Compliance
- Sanctions Manager and is an integral of the GFCC responsibilities to protect the organization and to fulfill the Bank's regulatory requirements. Ideal candidates possess leadership, high volume processing and analytical ability, initiative, a solution oriented mindset, a thorough knowledge of banking process, service operations, products and systems and the ability to work effectively in a deadline driven, diverse team/site environment. Ability to work flexible hours is required. Will perform additional duties and special projects as requested. Occasional travel and overtime may be required.
Must have 3-5 years of banking experience and at least 1 year of compliance, legal or audit experience is highly desirable.
Customer contact and service operations area experience is a plus.
Candidate must have strong written/verbal communication, leadership, solid high volume processing and analytical skills with the ability to work independently on multiple assignments in a deadline driven, regulatory environment.
Ability to maintain high quality in a risk intensive environment.
Knowledge of SWIFT messaging and payment transactions is preferred.
Demonstrate cross-line of business knowledge of banking systems and products.
Possess strong computer skills: Microsoft Office Suite including Excel, Word, Access, Outlook and PowerPoint.
AML, OFAC experience highly desirable.
Self-reliance and willingness to "own" problems and creatively find solutions.
Must be results oriented and have strong organizational skills with the ability to manage multiple priorities.
Excellent project management and presentation skills.
Flexibility to work varying daytime hours to accommodate transactional, product, reporting and regional deadlines.
Bachelor's degree with an emphasis in Business Administration.
Employee Compliance Licensing & Registration Compliance Associate
Employee Compliance Licensing & Registration Compliance Associate
Req #: 170069561
Location: Columbus, OH,US
Job Category: Compliance
This positionsits within the Employee Compliance group within JPMC's Global Compliancedepartment, supporting all four lines of business (CCB, AM, CIB and CB) as wellas the Corporate Functions in North America.
The ComplianceOfficer will be responsible for advisory securities registration functionsof the registered broker-dealer and investment advisor. This individualwill provide primary registration and compliance advisory support for variousLOBs as assigned. Additionally the position will be responsible for reviewing onboardingand pre-clearance registration documentation, submitting deadline drivenindividual related regulatory form filings, reporting as well as updating policiesand procedures and projects, as assigned.
Provideregistration advisory support to Registration Operations, LOB Management and RegisteredRepresentatives on registration related issues and filings
Review,interpretation and communication of FINRA regulatory rules and regulation aswell as firm policies
Identifyand update registration procedures
Timelypreparation and maintenance of compliance, registration and risk reports,databases, memos and management reporting metrics
Review,investigate and respond to regulatory requests
Ensurethat required regulatory filings are prepared and filed with FINRA and otherregulators in a timely manner
Assistthe firm's Legal Department, as required, with the preparation of discoverydocuments
Participatein registration related projects and programs
Musthave 1-3 years previous experience and/or knowledge of broker dealer orinvestment adviser registration, compliance or legal functions or otherequivalent regulatory background
Knowledgeof WebCRD, and other registration filings including, Form U4, Form U5, Form, Form 8-R and8-T, preferred
Mustbe highly organized; highly detail oriented person who is comfortable workingboth independently and within a team environment
Mustbe self-motivated, driven, proactive, personable and able to communicateeffectively (written and oral) with senior management
Mustbe able to manage multiple tasks and prioritize workflow with minimalsupervision
Advancedknowledge in Microsoft Word and Excel required
Licensing Specialist Supervisor
The Washington State Gambling Commission is seeking a highly skilled and qualified candidate to fill our Licensing Specialist Supervisor (LSS) position. This full-time position is located at our Headquarters in Lacey, Washington.
The LSS is responsible for planning, directing, and coordinating the work activities of their assigned employees and processes in the Licensing Unit related to new, renewal or change applications for commercial and nonprofit organizations and individuals and Class III gaming employees. The LSS is also responsible for ensuring their assigned employees properly create, manage, archive, and/or destroy all licensing files and information consistent with agency policies and state law. The LSS also shares responsibility for the Forms Program, the Gambling Activity Reporting Program, and customer service of agency phone lines.
What is the Gambling Commission?
Established by the Legislature in 1973, the Washington State Gambling Commission is an accredited, limited-jurisdiction law enforcement, licensing and regulatory agency whose mission is to protect the public by ensuring that gambling is legal and honest. We are the second oldest gambling regulatory agency in the country and the only statewide agency that licenses and regulates an estimated $3.5 billion gambling industry comprised of Tribal, commercial, and nonprofit businesses.
The Commission has approximately 114 FTE's, and a biennial budget of approximately $26.5 million.
Why Join Our Team?
When asked to provide a few words to describe our agency, our employees used these:
Strong Sense of Community
Opportunities to learn
Our core values of Integrity, Professionalism, Respect and Diversity are integrated in all aspects of every position. If you are interested in working in an environment where employees matter, we may be the Agency for you! Of course, we also have EXCELLENT employment benefits including medical and dental, life insurance, paid leave, and several retirement options.
WHY THIS POSITION?
As the LSS, you will supervisor 5 professional staff and 2 high school interns.
The Licensing Unit is responsible for data entry of licensing applications and transactions; receiving, reviewing, analyzing, making licensing, certification, and eligibility determinations, and issuing licenses for all organization and individual applicants for a gambling license; processing renewal applications; providing training to the public, licensees, and Tribal governments; working closely with Tribal Gaming Agencies; reviewing criminal histories for applicants and licensees; implementing online process; updating application forms, processes, and rules as necessary; ensuring records are created, managed, destroyed and archived in accordance with agency policies and state law; and customer service of agency phone lines.
Specific job duties include, but are not limited to:
Supervise and manage assigned employees through effective leadership and supervision:
Supervise, lead, mentor, plan, direct, and coordinate activities for their assigned Licensing Unit employees.
Assist Agent in Charge in carrying out Unit operations to ensure all employees within the Unit, as well as outside of the Unit, are working cohesively as a team to achieve the agency's mission.
Review and make final determinations on selected licensing and certifications, and unusual complex license issues referred by unit employees in accordance with WAC, RCW, and agency policy.
Monitor applications from Tribes and licensees to develop and provide training as needed when continued application errors are found.
Employee Performance and Development:
Actively monitor unit employees' training and development to ensure each team member continues to progress in the quality, quantity, and complexity of work assigned and completes training programs in a timely manner.
Handle personnel issues immediately and document the specifics, as necessary. As appropriate, keep the chain of command informed on personnel issues.
Administrative and Other Activities:
Develop, coordinate and conduct formal regulatory training to licensees, the public, Tribal governments, and agency employees on the licensing process. This may include an overview of the rules and laws associated with gambling. The training audience may consist of as few a 3-4 people, or up to 50-75, during a public forum.
Lead and participate in unit and team meetings.
- High school graduation or equivalent
- One year of experience as a Licensing Specialist Senior OR
- Three years of lead or supervisory experience.
Maintain emotional control under stress
Use data and information in a clear and rational thought process to assess and understand issues, evaluate opinions, form logical and accurate conclusions, and make decisions
Accurately review and evaluate legal, financial, and other documents for completeness, accuracy, and qualifications for licensure (as required)
Oral Communication Skills
Written Communication Skills
Ethics and Integrity
Tact and Diplomacy
Results Orientation and Initiative
Use of information technology Supplemental Information
Special Requirements/Conditions of Employment
The WSGC is a licensing, regulatory and law enforcement agency. Therefore, applicants must be willing to undergo and be able to pass an extensive background investigation, which includes a criminal history check, credit check and fingerprinting. Applicants will be required to sign a release authorizing the background investigation.
Information obtained from background checks will not necessarily preclude employment.
In addition, you must:
Be eligible to work in the United States.
Not serve as an officer or manager of any corporation or organization that conducts a lottery or gambling activity, including tribal gaming activities.
Refrain from gambling in tribal gaming activities and all gambling licensed activities.
Address diverse groups, nonprofit, commercial, or Tribal representatives in a public forum.
Occasionally provide training in smoke filled, dirty areas.
Travel state-wide and occasionally overnight, individually or with others.
Maintain a driver's license valid in Washington State
Operate a motor vehicle
To be considered for this opportunity, you must submit:
- A completed online application which includes current phone numbers and email addresses for at least three professional references. You can create an application profile on www.careers.wa.gov by clicking the "Apply Now" button at the top of this page.
- A completed Supplemental Questionnaire where all questions are fully answered. Provide detailed responses to each question. "See resume" or similar answer is not acceptable and will result in an incomplete application and disqualification from consideration for this position.
- A letter of interest stating why you believe you are the ideal candidate for this position, and describing how you meet the qualifications required for this position. Paste your letter of interest that includes information on how you meet the position qualifications in the box provided under "Supplemental Questions." NOTE: Leaving this section blank or stating "see attached", or only writing one or two sentences is not an acceptable answer and will result in your disqualification from consideration for this position.
Other Important Information:
A first review of applications received will begin on January 4, 2019. While application review will be ongoing, it is in your best interest to apply for this position sooner rather than later as the hiring manager may close this job posting at any time once there is a sufficient candidate pool.
We recommend you carefully review your application before submitting it to ensure your application is complete. All required materials must be submitted in the requested format. Incomplete application packets may not be accepted.
The initial screening will be solely based on the contents and completeness of:
Your attention to detail completing your application packet;
Completeness of the duties summary section of your application in Careers.wa.gov;
Your responses to the supplemental questionnaire; and
Your letter of interest.
All information may be verified and documentation may be required. A resume will not substitute for completing the duties summary section of the application. The duties summary section should capture experience listed in your responses to the supplemental questionnaire.
First interviews will be scheduled for January 16, 17, or 18, 2019. Second interviews will be scheduled for January 31, 2019 or February 1, 2019. Candidates must be available to interview during the scheduled interview dates. The Washington State Gambling Commission is an equal opportunity employer. Individuals with disabilities needing assistance in the application process or needing this job announcement in an alternative format should provide contact information via email to email@example.com. Applicants who are deaf or hard of hearing may call the Washington Relay Service by dialing 7-1-1 or 1-(800) 833-6388.
Intermittent Licensing Clerk
Work for Indiana!
Grow your career with the State of Indiana! With more than 50 executive branch agencies, the State of Indiana is a diverse workforce offering employees stimulating and challenging projects across a broad scope of career opportunities. As a State of Indiana employee, you impact the well-being of Indiana's communities every day.
Salary: $14.00 per hour
The Hoosier Lottery Intermittent Licensing Clerk will ensure all licensing retailer records are filed correctly and assist in other areas like Prize Payment and Lottery switchboard. Individual will work no more than 180 days per year.
About the job:
Assist with the maintenance of all paperwork in a retailer file;
Cover switchboard during vacations;
Assist with weekly filing of internal records;
Assist with scanning documents on-line for storage;
Assist with Record Retention boxing and cataloging as needed;
Assist with customers in our prize payment department as needed;
Retrieve retailer files, physically or electronically;
Perform periodic audit of files to ensure retailer records are filed correctly;
Assist with surplus of items being sent to Indiana Dept. of Admin Warehouse;
Performs other tasks as assigned.
Assist the Licensing department with scanning documents.
A day in the life:
High School diploma or equivalent plus one year of clerical experience;
Previous customer service experience preferred;
Ability to use modern office equipment such as personal computer, copier and scanner;
Ability to perform moderately complex mathematic computations;
Excellent communication skills and interpersonal skills, primarily when dealing with the public;
Ability to maintain composure when working under pressure;
Must be proficient in Microsoft Office.
The State of Indiana offers a comprehensive benefit package which includes:
Choose from four medical plans (including RX coverage), vision and dental
Wellness program that offers eligibility into a discounted medical plan
Health savings account, offered for most medical plans, includes state contributions
Deferred compensation account (similar to a private sector's 401 K plan) with employer match, as well as a choice between two fully funded pension plans
Group life insurance
Employee assistance program that allows for covered behavioral health visits
Paid vacation, personal and sick time off
The State of Indiana offers other generous leave policies covering a variety of employee needs
12 company paid holidays, 14 on election years
Qualified employer for the Public Service Loan Forgiveness Program
Free downtown parking
Generous New Parent Leave Program
Equal Employment Opportunity:
The State of Indiana is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
Senior Licensing Support Analyst (7398U) #26043
The University of California, Berkeley, is one of the world's most iconic teaching and research institutions. Since 1868, Berkeley has fueled a perpetual renaissance, generating unparalleled intellectual, economic and social value in California, the United States and the world. Berkeley's culture of openness, freedom and acceptance—academic and artistic, political and cultural—make it a very special place for students, faculty and staff.
Berkeley is committed to hiring and developing staff who want to work in a high performing culture that supports the outstanding work of our faculty and students. In deciding whether to apply for a staff position at Berkeley, candidates are strongly encouraged to consider the alignment of the Berkeley Workplace Culture with their potential for success at http://jobs.berkeley.edu/why-berkeley.html.
Application Review Date
The First Review Date for this job is: December 12, 2018
The Office of Intellectual Property and Industry Research Alliances (IPIRA) is the portal for industry access to Berkeley, both for research relationships and access to Berkeley technology. The Office of Technology Licensing (OTL) and the Industry Alliances Office (IAO) are peer divisions within IPIRA. The OTL manages and licenses patent and copyrights to the private sector for commercial development; is responsible for material transfer agreements for transfers from Berkeley; supports entrepreneurial activities including start-up company formation; maintains relationships with sources of private capital and service providers; provides litigation support; advises the IAO on intellectual property terms in research and other contracts, and advises the campus on intellectual property, innovation and entrepreneurship.
The IAO is responsible for a wide range of research relationships with industry, including industry-sponsored research agreements, collaboration agreements, membership agreements such as for industrial consortia, and incoming material transfer agreements.
Patent Prosecution Maintenance And Intellectual Property (IP) Agreements and Advising
Responsible for independently tracking, docketing and monitoring of actionable patent prosecution items. Receives, reviews, and analyzes patent prosecution matters including complex IP prosecution history, cross checking accuracy of information against internal patent tracking databases, data logs and correspondence. Creates and maintains electronic files and enters patent prosecution information into a database. Updates and tracks all patent-related actions (including attorney transfers, inventor portfolios, and licensee portfolios) and inputs data as necessary. Responsible for preparation of individual docket reports for Licensing Officers. Docket reports will track a volume of case related work items including filing history and key items to monitor. Proactively creates summary detail reports on status of filings, tracks prosecution deadlines and reviews licenses to ensure compliance on patent reporting and entity status. Meets with Licensing Officers to review their dockets for filing and non-filing decisions, inventor assignment assessments, obligations to sponsors and material providers and patent expense management.
Communicates to diverse groups information on patent prosecution concepts and address inquiries. Reports and makes recommendations for patent prosecution actions to licensing officers of record. Assists in the review of legal invoices.
Incumbent investigates and establishes with the licensing officers the appropriate new operational structures to implement best practices and process improvements for intellectual property portfolio administration/management. Diligently implements internal customized database to track intellectual property matters and facilitate reporting.
Analyzes, drafts, interprets, reviews and manages complex Intellectual Property (IP) agreements including License Agreements, Material Transfer Agreements (MTAs), Confidential Disclosure Agreements (CDAs), Inter-institutional Agreements (IIA), stock purchase agreements, and other IP agreements.
Reviews and analyzes legal language, ensuring all IP agreements are consistent with UC principles, policies and guidelines pertaining to IP, animal use, human subjects, sponsored research, conflict of interest, protected health information and export controls; and do not conflict with prior legal obligations in existing agreements.
Manages patent portfolio by monitoring IP protection, associated patent expenses; oversees marketing and licensing activities associated with Intellectual Property assets.
Reviews complex nonprofit, industry-sponsored, and collaborative research agreements to determine third-party obligations for invention disclosures.
Maintains a current working knowledge of IP laws, applicable UC policies and guidelines.
Communicates extensively with faculty, staff, students, external attorneys, paralegals, managers, administrators and researchers at companies, universities and nonprofit organizations.
Mentors, trains and reviews the work of other IP Analysts and license specialists.
Oversees and manages intake and process flow of licensing agreements. Tracks and updates information, progress, actions and deadlines, developing systems if necessary.
Assists officers and Sr. Director with moving all license negotiations forward by helping track status of negotiations on central database and assist with turning drafts of agreements. Prepares agreements for execution, editing content for spelling and grammar along with ensuring consistency of case file and routing of agreement for needed signatures.
Independently query ad hoc reports from Patent Tracking System (PTS)
Assists officers with communications to inventors, licensees and industry. Helps officers prepare for inventor meetings with background and strategies for business development.
In close coordination with Licensing Officer, prepares agreement modifications.
Updates and maintains current boilerplate agreement templates.
Carefully examines agreements for terms and conditions. Creates a checklist for all relevant terms and conditions that will require follow-up throughout the life of the agreement. Once completed, inputs the required information into PTS.
Provides more advanced analysis and support for agreements involving start-ups and company equity. Carefully examines agreement to advise Licensing Officers of future obligations, and maintains calendar to ensure deadlines are met in a timely manner.
Communicates with inventor(s) to verify the source of research support and/or materials provided to obtain specific contract/grant/Material Transfer Agreement information necessary for determination of rights and obligations.
High Level and Advanced Analytical and IP Assignments
Performs other high-level and advanced analytical IP assignments using independent and discretionary judgment, such as updating boilerplate IP language in IP Agreements; creating and updating standard IP forms; and preparing, analyzing and managing complex legal documents within strict legal deadlines and legal procedures.
Research and produce complex statistical, analytical and database reports and presentations regarding material transfer, patenting and licensing activity as requested.
Maintain a contract workload negotiating, executing and administering certain basic License Agreement on behalf of The Regents of the University of California. Under the direction and with the support of the Licensing Officers, review license agreements, option agreements, and confidentiality contracts to ensure that terms and conditions protect the University's rights, adequately address the responsibilities of the parties, and are consistent with University policies and/or objectives.
Manage review, negotiation and execution of contractual modifications.
Maintain data integrity of electronic records related to License agreement and related documents.
Preparation of Marketing Material And Post-Agreement Management
Drafts and/or reviews and uploads non-confidential disclosures, marketing plans and other related documents that promote the commercial potential of new inventions.
Oversees and manages post-agreement management which monitors all milestones and payments. Ensures that Licensing Officers are informed of potential areas of default related to the agreement. Provides support in communicating with the licensee by drafting letters and correspondence to bring agreement up-to-date.
Creates spreadsheets to support accounting of agreement financial terms and conditions.
Recommends expiration of agreements after ensuring that all milestones have been met, and contractual payments are current. Composes or ensures letters are composed to advise licensees of delinquencies prior to agreement expiration.
Oversees updating of patent and license database and ensures databases are accurate.
Ensures Licensing Officer and Licensee is notified of agreement related issues, from expiration to overall compliance.
Monitor Intellectual Property Laws, Policies And Other Duties
Be the primary point of communication with potential licensees for CDAs, MTAs, and the provision of confidential information about technologies and patent applications, and other University of California Intellectual Property assets.
Interfaces with UCOP accounting, patent prosecution and other staff regarding financial and due diligence terms and conditions.
Performs other duties as required.
Knowledge of common campus-specific and other computer application programs. Analytical/problem-solving skills.
Strong communication and interpersonal skills to communicate effectively with all levels of staff; both verbally and in writing.
Strong skills in analyzing and synthesizing large amounts of data for preparing sound and relevant reports.
Ability to multi-task with demanding timeframes.
Ability to use discretion and maintain all confidentiality.
Experience analyzing, interpreting, reviewing, negotiating and managing complex MTAs, CDAs, licenses, IIAs, other IP agreements and complex legal documents
Experience performing high level analytical assignments; comprehending and employing legal and IP law terminology
Oral and written interpersonal communication skills to advise and counsel internal and external clients
Experience with patent and contract law, contract terminology, legal terminology and managing and processing contracts
Experience exercising discretion, integrity and sound judgment to manage and protect IP and confidential information
Decision making skills to prioritize tasks, manage time, anticipate problems, manage multiple projects and meet multiple deadlines
Experience with computer software such as MS Word, , MS Excel, MS PowerPoint, Internet access software
Bachelor's degree in related area and/or equivalent experience/training
Demonstrated ability to maintain workflow with changing priorities and frequent interruptions and to organize and prioritize fluctuating workloads
Ability to handle highly confidential and proprietary information and to maintain confidentiality in office operational transactions
Demonstrated ability to communicate in a helpful, diplomatic, effective and informative manner by telephone or in person on a one-to-one basis or within small groups
Education or experience in life sciences, physical sciences, engineering, business or law, or demonstrated equivalent competencies based on employment history
UC experience working with MTAs, CDAs and other IP agreements, and knowledge of UC principles, policies and practices pertaining to MTAs, CDAs, licenses and other IP agreements
Knowledge to comprehend and apply UC principles, policies and guidelines pertaining to material transfer, research, confidentiality, publication, licensing and IP
Knowledge of patent law and licensing practices
Skills to understand, research, analyze, compile, organize and present complex technical and legal material to sponsor representatives, legal representatives, faculty and staff in a clear and concise manner
Salary & Benefits
Annual Salary Range: $55,100.00 - $84,000.00
For information on the comprehensive benefits package offered by the University visit:
How to Apply
Please submit your cover letter and resume as a single attachment when applying.
Conviction History Background
This is a designated position requiring fingerprinting and a background check due to the nature of the job responsibilities. Berkeley does hire people with conviction histories and reviews information received in the context of the job responsibilities. The University reserves the right to make employment contingent upon successful completion of the background check.
Equal Employment Opportunity
The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status. For more information about your rights as an applicant see: http://www.eeoc.gov/employers/upload/poster_screen_reader_optimized.pdf
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Zoning & Licensing Inspector
The Zoning & Licensing Inspector is responsible for conducting field inspections and initiating administrative enforcement actions to ensure compliance with the City of Indianapolis – Marion County zoning, business licensing, environmental public nuisance and other related regulations. Employee must be able to read and interpret the City of Indianapolis - Marion County zoning, business licensing, and other related regulations.
In addition, the employee must be able to respond to complaints, document investigation activities and initiate enforcement actions including legal case preparation. Contacts may occasionally be adversarial in nature and the employee must use skill and judgment to resolve both technical and interpersonal problems related to code compliance.
Conducts detailed inspections of properties and structures to determine compliance with appropriate codes, ordinances, and regulations.
Identify violations of the City of Indianapolis – Marion County zoning, business licensing, environmental public nuisance and other pertinent regulations and issue notices of violations/citations to individuals responsible for violations.
Must possess ability to conduct compliance investigations and follow-up activities as needed. Must be able to compile proper documentation, including photographs, to complete case documentation and inspection reports to explain facts and circumstances surrounding investigations and violations.
Must maintain efficient and effective daily reports including all written and verbal communication pertaining to all activities within assigned area(s) and any other required documentation as required by other local or state agencies.
Enter detailed inspection results on a field computer into an established database management system.
Prepare legal case files.
Performs research to determine property ownership, occupancy, permits issued, land use petitions, variances, legal non-conforming uses, etc.
Appears and testifies in Court and at Administrative hearings as a professional and expert witness as requested.
This list of duties and responsibilities is not intended to be all-inclusive and may be expanded to include other duties or responsibilities that management may deem necessary from time to time.
Job Knowledge, Experience, and Skills Required
Skills and knowledge that is typically acquired though a High school diploma or equivalent and preferably two (2) years of work related experience.
Ability to obtain and hold Special Police Powers issued by the Indianapolis Metropolitan Police Department (IMPD).
Incumbent must certify in the appropriate, approved disciplines per the department's policy to maintain employment.
Ability to effectively communicate both verbally and in writing. Ability to potentially speak in public forums and respond to questions.
Basic computer and office equipment knowledge. Must be able to utilize computer for word processing functions and enter data into established database management systems.
Must be able to solve practical problems with tact, diplomacy, and persuasiveness in dealing with a variety of people in a variety of situations.
Must have and retain a valid Indiana Driver's license and have the ability to operate a City vehicle is required.
On a weekly rotational basis, inspectors are required to be on call and available 24 hours a day and seven days a week to respond to after hour investigation and/or inspection requests.
Ability to read location plans.
Familiarity with City and County streets and ability to read city maps.
Must be Marion County resident within six (6) months from date of hire.
Employee in this position receives direction from the Supervisor of Property Safety and Maintenance Services in the Bureau of Property Safety and Maintenance Services – Department of Business and Neighborhood Services.
Incumbent must certify in the appropriate, approved disciplines as prescribed by the Director of the Department of Business and Neighborhood Services, to maintain employment.
Actions and judgments are controlled through the application of laws, rules, regulations, standards, guidelines, City policies and procedures and state and municipal codes. Incumbent utilizes independent judgment when determining compliance with zoning, business licensing, environmental public nuisance ordinances, and other related regulations and determines appropriate action to be taken.
Incumbent interacts with others within the Department of Business and Neighborhood Services, other City Departments, County agencies, neighborhood groups, property and business owners, tenants, partner agencies, etc. Interactions require the incumbent to use diplomacy and tact when enforcing all ordinances and codes. A supervisor in the Bureau of Property Safety and Maintenance Services is generally available; however, incumbent spends most of the time in the field, but may call for assistance from a supervisor.
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