Federal Compliance Assistant

Massachusetts, United States
10 Jul 2019
End of advertisement period
10 Sep 2019
Contract Type
Full Time

Functional Area: Administration
Department: Technology Licensing Office
School Area: Office of Provost
Employment Type: Full-Time
Employment Category: Non-Exempt
Visa Sponsorship Available: No
8:30 A.M. - 5:30 P.M.

Working at MIT offers opportunities, an environment, a culture – and benefits – that just aren’t found together anywhere else. If you’re curious, motivated, want to be part of a unique community, and help shape the future – then take a look at this opportunity.

FEDERAL COMPLIANCE ASSISTANT, Technology Licensing Office (TLO), to be responsible for managing MIT’s contractual obligations to federal government sponsors arising from funded research as required by the Bayh-Dole Act of 1980 (37 CFR 401). Will manage all requests from faculty, TLO staff, and department administrators who request information about federally-sponsored inventions and patents; stay abreast of federal notices and legislation affecting the Bayh-Dole Act and federal agency requirements; recommend and implement changes in process as needed; analyze submitted sponsorship data on all invention disclosures and work with faculty, staff, and students to obtain and verify sponsorship; audit, correct, and reconcile any reporting errors; ascertain and implement adjustment to the internal database to manage the evolving needs of federal compliance; liaise with federal agencies to resolve issues in federal reporting and to obtain guidance on best practices to meet individual agency requirements; and manage the reporting of election decisions to the U.S. government.

Job Requirements

REQUIRED: a high school diploma; at least five years’ related experience; excellent interpersonal and oral and written communication skills; attention to detail, accuracy, and thoroughness; ability to multitask and meet deadlines; and proficiency with data entry, data reporting, and data analysis. A bachelor’s degree, familiarity with iEdison (government database), direct experience with intellectual property compliance, and experience with database queries and reports are preferred. Job #17675-6

MIT is an equal employment opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against on the basis of race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, disability, age, genetic information, veteran status, ancestry, or national or ethnic origin.