Contracts Specialist
University of New Mexico - Albuquerque, NM

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Position Title:
Contracts Specialist

Appointment Type: Definitions

Staff - Regular: Full Time

Working Title (if applicable):
Contracts Specialist/Buyer


Purchasing Department

Salary Grade


$2915.47 to $4113.20 commensurate with experience and education

Work Location:
UNM Main Campus (Abq)

Position Summary:
Develops, coordinates, and administers contracts for products and/or services for one or more defined operating entities within the University organizational structure. Negotiates, extends, and renegotiates contracts as appropriate. Serves as a primary point of liaison with contractors, monitors existing contracts for compliance with terms and conditions. This is a benefits eligible position. The University of New Mexico provides a comprehensive package of benefits including medical, dental, vision, and life insurance. In addition, UNM offers educational benefits through the tuition remission and dependent education programs. See the Prospective Employee page for a more complete explanation of UNM benefits.

Minimum Qualifications:
Bachelor's degree; at least 3 years of experience that is directly related to the duties and responsibilities specified. OR Successful completion of at least 60 college-level credit hours; at least 5 years of experience that is directly related to the duties and responsibilities specified. OR High school diploma or GED; at least 7 years of experience that is directly related to the duties and responsibilities specified.

Preferred Qualifications:
Experience/expertise in: Buying/procurement in a public or higher ed environment Formal solicitations (RFPs, IFBs, RFIs etc.) Contract documents and specifications Managing/negotiating supplier contracts eProcurement and SCT Banner or similar system Strong interpersonal and customer service skills

Posting Date:

For Best Consideration:

Closing Date:
Open Until Filled

Application type required for this position:
Staff/UNMTemps Employment Application

Additional requirements for this position:
Required Applicant Documents:
Resume Cover Letter

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Special Instructions to Applicants:
The successful candidate will be required to provide official transcripts.

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Institutional Commitment:
University of New Mexico is committed to promoting and supporting the diversity of our campuses. UNM is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer.



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