Provides contract administration for groups of projects spread among internal and external team members including guidance on what issues may present a compliance liability to the university. Serves as an on going liaison between university administration, principal investigators, faculty, and staff.
The Contract Administrator is responsible for providing guidance to principal investigators regarding government and industry proposals and contracts, including but not limited to adherence to the FAR's, OMB, and other government contract regulations including applicable policies, procedures, rules and regulations of the university and sponsoring agency. Responsible for monitoring and reporting on budget management of contracts awarded to the university. Responsible for recording and maintaining contract information in the university systems.
- Manage proposal submissions for government and industry research contracts, including: provide guidance to principal investigators, project budget creation and review, compliance review, and interpretation of funding agency regulations.
- Manage awarded research contracts, including fiscal management, invoicing, monitoring of allowable expenses, cost sharing, tracking and reporting contract performance and overall financial administration of contracts.
- Maintain contract files, sub-contracts, contract modifications, consulting agreements, split funding forms, effort reporting, sub-recipient monitoring, record retention of contract documents.
- Coordinate other activities, special reports, projects, and other related duties as assigned. Generate reports as requested, and raise potential concerns involving contract budget management, administration, compliance issues and other key issues regarding contract administration and compliance.
- Position may require supervision of graduate students or student employees.
Bachelor's Degree in Business Administration or related field is preferred with at least three years of contracts experience. In lieu of a Bachelor's Degree, a qualified candidate should have at least six years of contracts managment experience. Candidate must have strong analytical skills and above average technical ability.
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