The Contract Specialist I, under supervision, facilitates the contract administration process, including data entry into the contract management database, maintenance of paper files, routing and approvals, monitoring existing contracts. Sets up and maintains account controls and records which includes set up of New Account Requests, Account Attributes changes of responsible persons, departments, and monthly/year end process and reports, etc. This is a part-time position.
Required Education and Experience:
Bachelorâ™s degree or equivalent combination of education and experience
Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
Ability to multi-task and work cooperatively with others
Working knowledge of Excel, Access and Microsoft Word
Excellent oral and written communication skills
Customer service and problem solving skills
Preferred Education and Experience:
Some experience in business and financial systems
Preferred Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
Practical knowledge of governmental and higher education operations
Ability to comprehend and apply State/Federal contract regulations
Time management skills
Prepares scope of work and write contracts
Reviews terms of each contract and coordinates further reviews as necessary with appropriate University and system components such as Procurement Services, Office of General Counsel, System Real Estate, etc.
Reviews shall include incorporating appropriate legal terms for State of Texas agency as well as favorable business terms for Texas A&M
Monitors the overall contract review process and associated workflows related to the review of business and service contracts for Texas A&M University, Texas A&M University at Galveston, and Texas A&M University at Qatar in accordance with State statutes and established Texas A&M University System guidelines and protocols
Negotiates terms with third parties such as private industry, federal, state, and local governments
Upon completion of negotiations, responsible for follow through to execution of contracts and associated contract file retention
Provides customer service functions, answers questions on contracts, and attends meetings to discuss tentative agreements or negotiate existing agreements
Performs other duties as assigned
Instructions to Applicants: Applications received by Texas A&M University and TAMHSC, must either have all job application data entered or a resume attached. Failure to provide all job application data or a complete resume could result in an invalid submission and a rejected application. We encourage all applicants to upload a resume or use a LinkedIn profile to pre-populate the online application.
Internal Number: R-016717
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