Senior Contracts Analyst - 12926-1A

Job description

Updated: Jan 12, 2021
Location: UC Irvine Campus
Job Type:

Requisition Id: 5209

Job Opening ID: 12926

Reports To: CONTRACT ADM 4

Working Title: Senior Contracts Analyst

Department: Design & Construction Services

Bargaining Unit: 99

FLSA: Exempt

Payroll Job Code: 007380

Job Location: UCI Campus- Irvine

Percent of Time: 100%

Work Schedule: M-F, 8-5

Employee Class: Contract

Position Summary:

The Division of Finance and Administration (DFA) provides services and support to over 50,000 students, faculty, and staff with the mission of advancing UCI’s brilliant future and the vision of becoming world-class campus partners. DFA serves the university as planning partners, problem solvers, and solution providers—striving to make it as easy as possible for people to get the services they need, when they need them. Design & Construction Services role is to support the University’s strategic plan through the design and construction of new and renovated facilities. We are committed to innovation, quality and value while being stewards of the University’s valuable resources as we focus on the mission of UCI’s brilliant future.

Incumbent has program responsibilities for successfully supporting the campus for (1) capital construction and construction-related professional service contracting including but not limited to: (1) solicitation, evaluation, selection, and contracting for architectural and engineering design professional and other consultant services; (2) managing the process and preparing appropriate documents for a variety of contracting methods including design build, job order contracting, informal bidding and design-bid-build; and (3) administration of the solicitation, award, construction and close-out phases of capital construction projects. Demonstrates professional skills as a seasoned, experienced contract administrator to draft and issue complex and varied contracts. Demonstrates good judgment in selecting methods and techniques for obtaining solutions, including identifying potential contractors, conducting the bidding process, drafting contract terms, and ensuring compliance with contract terms through contract completion.

Compensation Range:

$62,400 - $78,700

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Three years of experience in administrative analysis or operations research.

Bachelor's degree in related area and / or equivalent experience / training.

Knowledge of Risk Management requirements (insurance) as they relate to construction contracts and professional service agreements. Knowledge of Design-Build processes with the ability to promote its purposes and practices within the architectural and construction community. Thorough knowledge of internal departmental / unit operating policies, applicable state and federal regulations and general contract terms. Ability to coordinate meeting arrangements. Self-starter and able to work independently with general guidelines. Thorough knowledge and understanding of specific contracting assignments. Personal computer skills, knowledgeable in Microsoft Word, and Excel, Min. 60 wpm Strong listening and political acumen skills. Strong written, verbal and interpersonal communications skills; and ability to deal effectively with broad and diverse constituencies ensuring strong customer service orientation and skills. Excellent interpersonal skills. Tact and diplomacy to handle sensitive and confidential manners. Strong organizational, presentation and negotiation skills. Ability to work in a fast-paced environment with multiple priorities and deadlines Strong knowledge of the organization, including its infrastructure, goals, mission, rules, policies, guidelines, etc. Demonstrated knowledge of design, contracts, design-build processes, bidding process, and scheduling.


Knowledge of University Policies and Procedures.

Special Conditions Required:

• Must pass a background check. • Must have a valid CA Driver’s License and participate in DMV Pull-Notice Program.

• May be required to work outside of regularly scheduled work hours.

Final candidate subject to background check. As a federal contractor, UC Irvine is required to use E-Verify to confirm the work status of individuals assigned to perform substantial work under certain federal contracts/subcontracts.

The University of California, Irvine is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer advancing inclusive excellence. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age, protected veteran status, or other protected categories covered by the UC nondiscrimination policy.

UCI provides reasonable accommodations for applicants with disabilities upon request. For more information, please contact Human Resources at (949) 824-0500.




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Job No:
Posted: 11/17/2020
Application Due: 3/14/2021
Work Type: Full Time