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Contract Analyst

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The Organization

Houston Community College (HCC) is an open-admission, public institution of higher education offering a high-quality, affordable education for academic advancement, workforce training, career development and lifelong learning to prepare individuals in our diverse communities for life and work in a global and technological society. We're proud to say that 98 percent of our graduates step into a job in their field of study immediately upon graduation. One of the largest community colleges in the nation, HCC has served the Greater Houston area for over four decades. Accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, and the Schools Commission on Colleges, we offer 300+ associate degree and certificate programs to 75,000+ students across 13 Centers of Excellence and online each semester. We are proud to be No.1 among all community colleges in the nation in providing associate degrees to minorities and No.1 in educating international students, with 10.4 percent of our student population from outside the USA. Our vision is to become the Employer of Choice in support of our mission for Student Success by attracting, retaining and motivating the best employees.

The Team

Play a central role at HCC as you keep our everyday operations running like clockwork. You'll get the chance to make things happen and work closely with inspiring leaders across different parts of the institution. Whether your role is supportive, administrative, financial or something else, you'll be part of a dynamic team that not only provides HCC students with cutting-edge academic and career tools, it also takes care of its people.

We are currently seeking a Contract Analyst (PRC) who will advance the institution's proud tradition of excellence in academics, student life and community service.
The Opportunity
You: A natural analyst with an eye for detail.

Your mission: You'll administer, coordinate, analyze, manage, track and approve contracts and agreements.

A typical day: You might be reporting on small-business participation goals over your morning coffee, then returning to your desk to look over next fiscal year's budget. After lunch, you could be in a meeting to work on the annual PRC Plan and monthly Active Contract List. At every step in the contract process, we'll rely on you to make sure everything is in order so we can keep doing what we do best: providing an exceptional student experience.

Next steps: If contract analysis is your passion and you want to be a part of a great team, your next step should be to apply for this position!

Houston is a city with limitless possibilities:

  • Third-largest city in the U.S. and home to 54 Fortune 500 companies, second only to New York City's 55.
  • 145 languages are spoken here.
  • Overall after-taxes living costs are 5.6 percent below the average for all 308 urban areas recently surveyed.
  • Houston is a major-league sports town, and don't forget the annual Houston Livestock Show & Rodeo.
  • The weather is great! Mild winters ensure that outdoor activities can be enjoyed year-round.
  • World-renowned medical care. The Houston metro area has long been known for its first-rate health care system, with many Houston area hospitals consistently ranking among the nation's top institutions.
  • With over 150 museums and cultural institutions in the Greater Houston area, museums are a large part of Houston's cultural scene.
  • Houston is the Culture & Culinary Capital of Texas with more than 7,500 restaurants and eating establishments covering 60+ cuisines.

    If this sounds like the role for you and you're ready to join an amazing team, please apply right away.

    It is the policy of the Houston Community College System to provide equal employment opportunities without regard to race, color, religion, sex, gender identity and expression, national origin, age, disability, sexual orientation or veteran's status. Individuals with disabilities, who require special accommodations to interview, should contact the Employment Services Office at (713) 718-8565.

    Associate's degree in Computer Science, Information Managements System, Contract Management or another related field.

    Six (6) years directly related work experience in IT and contract management may be considered in lieu of degree requirement.

    At least five (5) years experience in IT technical and administrative operations required.

    At least two (2) years experience in contract management, preferably in IT contract or IT site license administration required.

    Knowledge of budget status and other management reports preferred.

    Must have experience in creating, archiving and maintaining contract related documents.

    Experience in an institution of higher education preferred.

    Ability to communicate effectively, verbally and in writing, with vendors and all levels of HCCS employees

    Proven ability to work effectively as a team member

    Proven ability to work independently and take initiative.

    Excellent time-management, problem solving and organizational skills with ability to prioritize and handle multiple tasks

    Excellent documentation skills

    Proficient in Microsoft Office Products including Word and Excel. Experience in Visio and Adobe Acrobat is highly desired.

    Excellent interpersonal skills with the ability to interact professionally with all levels of HCCS employees and vendors

    Experience in an urban and highly diversified work environment is preferred.





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    Job No:
    Posted: 5/10/2018
    Application Due: 6/9/2018
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