Contract SpecialistUniversity Pay Plan Title:
Procurement and Strategic SourcingRecruitment Type:
Open to AllJob Type:
$3,800 + commensurate with experienceJob Category :
ExemptRequired Qualifications: Applicants must specifically address how they meet these required qualifications to meet the requirements of the position.:
Experience in Contracting, Procurement and Solicitations
Ability to create and analyze reports.
Ability to understand, interpret, and retain information related to department and individual job duties.
Ability to provide professional, accurate, and concise communication.
Strong organizational skills.
Strong problem solving skills.
Strong attention to detail.
Ability to work independently and in a team environment.
Bachelor’s Degree in Business related field. Knowledge of Jaggaer (Sciquest) system.
Working knowledge of Higher Education, State and Federal rules and regulations in regards to Procurement and Contracting.
This position will be required to have a Certified Texas Purchasing Manager (CTPM) certification or Certified Texas Contract Manager (CTCM) certification as required by UPPS 05.02.05.
Directs activities concerned with contracts and solicitations for purchase of equipment, materials, goods, and/or services. Interpret, utilize and apply State and University procurement and contract guidelines, rules, policies and laws.Job Duties:
Maintain contract and contractor databases.
Review all correspondence concerning contractors and responds as necessary.
Coordinate work with various University departments to ensure fulfillment of contract requirements.
Assist with resolution of contract disputes.
Prepare, review and award of solicitations. Prepare contracts for contract clauses and legal sufficiency.
Prepare, review and negotiate contract terms and pricing with vendor.
Request and draft contract amendments and extensions.
Monitor contracts to ensure proper performance by contractor.
Keep current on State and University procurement/fiscal rules and regulations.
Advise University departments of contractual rights and obligations.
Perform research and related work as required and assigned.
Ensure contracts are properly closed upon expiration or termination.
12/16/2020Open Until Filled:
YesNormal Work Days:
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, FridayNormal Work Hours Start:
8:00AMNormal Work Hours End:
YOU WILL BE REQUIRED TO ELECTRONICALLY ATTACH A RESUME AND COVER LETTER TO YOUR APPLICATION. , YOU WILL BE REQUIRED TO ELECTRONICALLY ATTACH A LIST OF REFERENCES.Legal and Required Notices:
Texas State University is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer, committed to inclusive thought and action in support of our diverse community. Individuals from historically underrepresented groups and all those who share our commitment to inclusivity and passion for the strength of our diversity are strongly encouraged to apply.
Employment with Texas State University is contingent upon the outcome of record checks and verifications including criminal history, driving records, education records, employment verifications, reference checks, and employment eligibility verifications.
Texas State University is a tobacco-free campus. Smoking and the use of any tobacco product will not be allowed anywhere on Texas State property or in university owned or leased vehicles.
Texas State University is a member of the Texas State University System. Texas State University is an EOE.
Texas State is committed to increasing the number of women and minorities in administrative and professional positions.
• Amazing health insurance: various coverage options starting your first day of employment for full-time employees with Texas State paying 100% of the employee premium and 50% for your dependents!
• Generous paid time off: vacation, holidays, sick days and many more!
• Excellent work life balance resources: mother and family-friendly resources in addition to a comprehensive FREE wellness program
• Great training and development opportunities: choose from a variety of classroom and online course offerings, learning resources, certifications, and employee educational support programs.
• An inclusive Bobcat community: join our many social networks offered on and off-campus
• Retirement peace of mind: TRS pension, retirement plans and voluntary saving options with generous employer contributions
By joining the Texas State Bobcat team, you’ll be a part of one of the most beautiful, diverse, and growing universities in the nation.