Industrial Liaison Coordinator Classification "VI" in the Office of Research and Innovation Services

Employment Group List: 
CUPE 1393
Posting Type: 
Internal and External
Job Posting Number: 
Closing Date: 
20/05/2022 - 4:00pm


The Industrial Liaison Coordinator will identify, establish, facilitate, and maintain the development of opportunities and relationships for collaboration and partnerships between external organizations and the research community. The incumbent will act as a liaison and ambassador with organizations external to the University of Windsor, including those in the private and public sectors, funding agencies, and the research community to identify and facilitate the development of opportunities for collaboration and partnerships between external organizations and the research community; and to support the technology transfer agenda of the Office of Research and Innovation Services.


The successful candidate will have:

  • Undergraduate university degree in Science or Engineering
  • Industry experience with demonstrated familiarity of the regional industrial ecosystem (major players, emerging markets, trends, etc.) and industry technological needs
  • Demonstrable familiarity with the disciplines of science and engineering
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Excellent interpersonal skills, including tact, diplomacy, discretion, and good judgement and experience liaising with high-level industrial players
  • Demonstrable ability to build and maintain effective relationships with a broad range of internal and external parties
  • Ability to appropriately identify and solicit private and public external organizations that are suitable for collaboration
  • Demonstrable success in project management
  • Excellent organization and time management skills
  • Ability to work independently with minimal supervision
  • Experience in technology transfer and commercialization with a working knowledge of intellectual property agreements and processes
  • Ability to travel nationally and internationally
  • Demonstrated proficiency with computer technology, including database administration and MS Office Productivity Suite (Word, PowerPoint, and Excel)


  • Knowledge of federal and provincial research and development funding agency programs and policies
  • Understanding of all aspects of the operations of research at the University of Windsor


Rate of Pay: 
Classification "VI" per Schedule A of the Collective Agreement

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