This is a description of a staff position at the University of Wyoming, not a job opening announcement. Current job openings can be found at the Prospective Employees page. The following statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed. They are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities required.
Reports to: Designated Supervisor
UW Job Code: 3710
UW Job Family: 33
SOC Code: 11-2021
Pay Grade: 23
Date: May 01, 2007
Manages the trademark licensing programs for the University of Wyoming and the State of Wyoming by negotiating, writing, and implementing contracts with business entities; authorizes use of trademarks on commercial products; and protects the University's and State's commercial image and reputation; develops and implements marketing objectives and strategies.
Bachelor's Degree in Business Administration or a related field
3 years work-related experience
Develop and manage direct and indirect licensing programs for the University of Wyoming and the State of Wyoming to manufacturers or business entities by negotiating, writing, authorizing and issuing licensing contracts.
Implement and manage contract compliance requirements including produce and mail royalty collection reports; make regular royalty payment and deposits; extend, modify, or terminate contracts; conduct royalty reporting, trademark usage and insurance requirement audits; perform contract compliance reviews.
Approve/disapprove uses of University and State trademarks on commercial products and other commercial ventures.
Conceive, develop and implement e-commerce strategies related to merchandise sales of licensed products for the University and the State; direct the development of e-commerce web sites.
Analyze data flow on computerized tracking system of contractual records, financial information and inventory of sample products.
Administer and comply with policies and procedures for effective operations.
Travel to collect data on distribution of products in commercial marketplace; meet with and serve as liaison to retailers; organize and administer covert surveillance operations in investigations and resolve trademark infringement cases working with University legal counsel and the State of Wyoming's Attorney General's offices.
Supervise commercial use of University trademarks by University departments, organizations and individuals.
Conceptualize, develop and implement unit specific marketing objectives and strategies; create themes for promotional activities; determine and coordinate all marketing techniques and promotional materials.
Represent University at national and regional meetings and conferences, as directed.
Oversee distribution of excess royalty revenue.Supervise and maintain all trademark registrations
Authorized by Classification/Compensation, Human Resources
Employees may be requested to perform job-related tasks other than those specifically presented in this description. Participating in the University's hazardous waste minimization program is part of the job of each employee who uses (or may come in contact with) hazardous materials. Fair Labor Standards Act (exempt/non-exempt) is designated by position. University of Wyoming actively supports Americans with Disabilities Act and will consider reasonable accommodations.