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Job Req ID:  65263

Business Development Associate

Johns Hopkins Technology Ventures (JHTV) Corporate Partnerships team is seeking a Business Development Associate  (Technology Analyst) who will report to the Associate Director, Business Development. In this role, the Business Development Associate supports industry alliance management and partnering efforts for the JHTV Corporate Partnerships team. Responsibilities include managing the relationships and contractual obligations between the Johns Hopkins University (JHU) and third-party partners that arise from strategically important research collaborations. The Business Development Associate will work closely with external partners, inventors, and internal groups to coordinate post-deal compliance and research obligations. The Business Development Associate will create and maintain complex project plans and project activities, coordinate alliance team meetings, and prepare annual reports.


Essential Job Functions:

  • Supports management of large-scale industry collaborations and agreements including overseeing deliverables and maintaining partnerships.
  • Coordinates matters relating to managed collaborations including scheduling and managing committee meetings, ensuring compliance with all aspects of the alliance agreements, and overseeing the completion of any required third-party agreements to support the research.
  • Tracks administrative matters relating to the RFPs for projects and research programs, once launched.
  • Sources faculty, technologies and research programs to be presented as potential research projects for industry collaborations.
  • Developing programming for business development events and organizing visits by industry partners
  • Supports JHTV Corporate Partnerships sourcing, pitching, lead generation, and outreach efforts.
  • Maintains records of industry engagement in customer relational database and proactively markets inventions to appropriate contacts.


This description is a general statement of required major duties and responsibilities performed on a regular and continuous basis. It does not exclude other duties as assigned.


Scope of Responsibility:

  • Works under the direct supervision of the Associate Director, Business Development. Works independently with all relevant technology tools to perform market research and analysis.
  • Knows the formal and informal departmental goals, standards, policies and procedures which may include some familiarity of other departments within the school/division. Is sensitive to the interrelationship of both people and functions within the department. Performs duties under strict adherence to the University’s Intellectual Property Policy.


Decision Making:

  • Makes recommendations but not the final decision concerning business development and technology marketing.



  • Does not direct the activities of staff or a function.


Minimum Qualifications (Mandatory):

  • Master’s in Science or Engineering required.
  • Two (2) years or more business development experience in industry required.


Special Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:

  • U.S. Citizen or legal permanent resident required due to Federal Export Controls
  • Ability to make independent judgments and act on decisions on a daily basis and assumes responsibility for decisions, consequences, and results having an impact on people, costs, and/or quality of service within the functional area.
  • Ability to work with flexibility on several tasks simultaneously and to meet various concurrent deadlines.
  • Strong computer skills including proficiency in Microsoft Office applications.
  • Experience with Salesforce preferable.
  • Experience with various software applications (e.g. spreadsheets, relational databases, statistical and graphic packages), to assemble, manipulate and/or format data and/or reports.
  • Ability to effectively interact with all levels of industry and University employees.
  • Highly organized, resourceful, and detail oriented.
  • Excellent communication, presentation, and interpersonal skills.


Classified Title: Technology Analyst 
Working Title: Business Development Associate 
Role/Level/Range: ATP/04/PD 
Starting Salary Range: Commensurate with Experience
Employee group: Full Time 
Schedule: M-F, 8:30am-5pm 
Exempt Status: Exempt  
Location: 04-MD:School of Medicine Campus 
Department name: 60006029-Business Development 
Personnel area: Academic and Business Centers


The successful candidate(s) for this position will be subject to a pre-employment background check.


If you are interested in applying for employment with The Johns Hopkins University and require special assistance or accommodation during any part of the pre-employment process, please contact the HR Business Services Office at jhurecruitment@jhu.edu. For TTY users, call via Maryland Relay or dial 711.


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