Contracts Administrator

Location
Las Vegas
Posted
Oct 23, 2020
Institution Type
Community College


Contracts Administrator

The College of Southern Nevada appreciates your interest in employment at our growing institution. We want your application process to go smoothly and quickly. We ask that you keep in mind the following when completing your application:
  • Once you start the application process you cannot save your work. Please ensure you have all required attachment(s) available to complete your application before you begin the process.
  • Required attachments are listed below on the posting. Your application will not be considered without the required attachments.
  • Please note that applications must be submitted prior to the close of the recruitment. Once a recruitment has closed, applications will no longer be accepted.


If you are unable to attach the required documents to your online application or need assistance regarding the application process, please contact the Talent Acquisition team within Human Resources via email at [email protected] or call (702) 651-5800 to be directed to the appropriate Recruiter.

Job Description

The Contracts Administrator is the procurement professional responsible for administering complex procurement's including RFI's, RFQ's, RFP's, IFB's, Sole Sources, Purchase Orders, Construction Procurement, and Contracts. The Contracts Administrator will be expected to meet with College departments to gather requirements and process requests in accordance with NSHE policy, the NRS, CSN guidelines, and public procurement best practices. Prepares, writes, and reviews contracts to ensure compliance with policy, legal standards, and insurance requirements all in the best interest of the College. Reviews purchase requisitions for procurement requirements, issues Purchase Orders, negotiates pricing, and ensures all necessary backup documentation is attached including quotes, insurance, licenses, etc.

Required Qualifications
  • Bachelors' degree in Business or a related field from an accredited college/university and 5 years of related/comparable professional experience or an equivalent combination of education and experience.


Preferred Qualifications
  • Strong familiarity of essential elements of a contract
  • C.P.M, C.P.S.M., C.P.P.O., etc. certification
  • Advanced skills in contract review, editing, and creation
  • Advanced knowledge and experience in public procurement concepts
  • Leadership qualities
  • Experience creating IFB/RFP/RFQ documents
  • Experience negotiating contract terms
  • Strong customer support skills
  • Knowledge of NRS and NSHE policy as it relates to purchasing
  • Ability to speak in front of crowds
  • Excellent writing skills
  • Ability to handle many projects and procurements at same time
  • Knowledge of a college P-Card Program
  • Knowledge of requirements for Purchase Order issuance including insurance, quotes, licensing, etc.
  • Experience interacting with suppliers
  • Experience reviewing sourcing data to determine value and strategic contracting options
  • Familiarity with an e-procurement system
  • Experience evaluating and reviewing solicitation proposals for responsiveness
  • Ability to work effectively with a diverse group of individuals in a manner that contributes to building and maintaining an effective and cohesive work team


Starting Salary Range

Administrative Faculty Grade D

$83,747 - $97,981

Exempt
Yes

Full-Time Equivalent
100.0%

Required Attachment(s)

To be considered for this position, please upload the following documents to your application:
  • Resume
  • Cover Letter
  • Contact information for three professional references
  • Unofficial Academic Transcripts (if applicable)


Local Search

Out of Area/State Candidates will not be offered travel reimbursement.

NSHE - INTERNAL APPLICANTS PLEASE NOTE

CSN employees or employees within the Nevada System of Higher Education (NSHE) MUST use the "Find Jobs" process within Workday to find and apply for jobs at CSN and other NSHE Institutions. Once you log into Workday, type "Find Jobs" in the search box which will navigate to the internal job posting site. Locate this specific job posting by typing the requisition number in the search box. If you complete an application outside of the internal application process and apply as an external candidate, your application will no longer be considered at the time of minimum qualification review. In order to prevent the disqualification of your application, you will need to reapply as an internal candidate before 11:59pm the day prior to the position close date.

Posting Close Date
11/16/2020

Note to Applicant

Applicants should fully describe their qualifications and experience with specific reference to each of the minimum and preferred qualifications. The search committee will use this information during the initial review of application materials.

All document(s) must be received by 11:59 p.m. the day prior to the closing date posted on the job announcement.

This position may require that a criminal background check be conducted on the candidate(s) selected for hire.

As part of the hiring process, applicants for positions in the Nevada System of Higher Education may be required to demonstrate the ability to perform job-related tasks.

Schedules are subject to change based on organizational needs.

CSN is responsive to serving the educational needs of a diverse and ever-changing community. CSN employs only U.S. citizens and aliens authorized to work in the U.S. CSN does not sponsor aliens applying for faculty, professional staff, or management positions (H-1B Visas) in the absence of exceptional circumstances as defined by the USCIS.


To apply, visit https://nshe.wd1.myworkdayjobs.com/en-US/CSN-External/job/CSN---North-Las-Vegas-Campus/Contracts-Administrator_R0118439-1

About Us
The College of Southern Nevada (CSN) creates opportunities and changes lives through access to quality teaching, services, and experiences that enrich our diverse community. CSN has three main campuses in Las Vegas, North Las Vegas and Henderson and multiple sites and centers.

The Nevada System of Higher Education (NSHE) is committed to providing a place of work and learning free of discrimination on the basis of a person’s age, disability, whether actual or perceived by others (including service-connected disabilities), gender (including pregnancy related conditions), military status or military obligations, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, genetic information, national origin, race, or religion.





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