Senior Contract Negotiator

Charlottesville, VA
Oct 03, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Working Title: Senior Contract Negotiator

Position Type: University Managerial and Professional Staff

Department: Sponsored Program Office

Location: Charlottesville

Posting Date: 08-28-2017

Posting Summary:
The Office of Sponsored Programs is recruiting for a Senior Contract Negotiator to provide advanced contracting services. They analyze, review, negotiate and approve agreements on behalf of the institution. They may function in a school, department, division, institute or center. They supervise and oversee the receipt and issuance of subcontracts and monitoring. Senior Contract Negotiators provide assistance and expert advice across Grounds.
Senior Contract Negotiator should have considerable experience contracting with industry for support of sponsored programs to successfully negotiate contracts that will be beneficial to the University and its academic programs.
May be required to perform other duties as assigned. May be required to assist the agency or state government generally in the event of an emergency declaration by the Governor.

Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
* As needed to perform job duties, move data from PC to server and back to PC.

* Be able to interpret and construct contractual language.

* Have a grasp of federal contracting regulations.

* Extensive knowledge of industry contracting. Prior experience in sponsored programs, contracts administration, and higher education. Ability to communicate and interact with faculty, staff and sponsors

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