CONTRACT ADMINISTRATOR A

Location
Philadelphia
Posted
Dec 07, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Duties: * Provide comprehensive contract administration support to Director of Legal Affairs and the Office of Legal Affairs, under the supervision of the Senior Contracts and Project Manager and other senior members of the office and upon receiving requisite training, as follows: (1) submit confidentiality agreements (CDAs) in Penn's electronic research administration system; (2) coordinate finalization of clinical trial agreements, CDAs, task orders under master clinical trial agreements, amendments to existing clinical trial agreements, and other types of research agreements, including assisting in comparison to prior agreements, following up on status with relevant stakeholders, securing PDF or original signatures, as needed, and distributing final agreements to relevant parties; (3) assist with occasional conference room requests and arranging conference calls; and (4) serve as the backup for the Senior Contracts and Project Manager, as needed.
* Must have strong communication (including, email communication), prioritization and organization skills and ability to work on routine tasks with a sense of urgency.
* Must be a collegial, team-player.
* Working knowledge, upon receiving requisite training, of Penn research administration systems and processes, including electronic research administration systems (e.g. PennERA and the Research Inventory System/RIS).
* Prior experience doing similar work in a fast-paced environment will be given preference.

Qualifications: A High School Diploma or GED and 5 years of experience, or an equivalent combination of education and experience, are required. Bachelors degree preferred. Demonstrated proficiency in PC software (Microsoft office suite). Knowledge of contractual issues rotating to PI, confidentiality, publication, indemnification and knowledge of scientific/medical forms associated with research

Reference Number: 40-27414

Salary Grade: 025

Employment Type: Non-Exempt

Org: CC-Cancer Center

Special Requirements:

Job Family: S-Clerical Financial

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