The Office of Sponsored Programs at Virginia Tech is seeking a Contracts Negotiator to join it's dynamic team. Primary responsibilities are to provide comprehensive contract administration including review and negotiation of predominantly federally funded and federal non funded agreements and contracts with external sponsors and partners; exercising sound decision making and problem solving skills in the negotiation of contracts (including amendments, modifications, and subcontracts as necessary); assisting in the development of administrative procedures to accomplish negotiation in a timely manner.
For more information about this opportunity and how to apply please visit www.jobs.vt.edu/ and search for posting number AP0180375
Virginia Tech is an equal opportunity employer.
- Advanced degree in Public or Business Administration, finance, law, or related field(s). - Due to ability to work with restricted contracts from federal sponsors, this position requires U.S. Citizenship. - Demonstrated financial and/or administrative experience in support of research. - Significant experience and in-depth knowledge of federal and non-federal regulations and guidelines, cost principles, uniform administrative requirements for grants and audits of states, local governments, and non-profit organizations. Particularly, considerable knowledge of Federal procurement laws and regulations (e.g., Federal Acquisition Regulations) is required. - Demonstrated experience in the management and/or negotiation of complex contracts. - Demonstrated leadership, independent initiative to interpret and apply federal regulations, policies, and procedures in a university or an agency funding or conducting research. - Demonstrated experience building processes and strategies to facilitate efficient and effective research administration and/or contract negotiations.
Internal Number: AP0180375
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Virginia Tech, founded in 1872 as a land-grant institution, is currently ranked as a Top 25 Public University by US News & World Report and a Top 25 Public Research University by the National Science Foundation. Through a combination of its three missions of learning, discovery, and engagement, Virginia Tech continually strives to accomplish the charge of its motto: Ut Prosim (That I May Serve). As the Commonwealth’s most comprehensive university and its leading research institution, Virginia Tech serves a diverse population of 30,000+ students and 8000+ faculty and staff from over 100 countries, and is engaged in research around the world. Invent the Future at Virginia Tech.