2013 - C138 Contract Administrator
|Department||Division of Research and Economic Development(OSPR)|
|Job Status||Full Time|
|Hiring Salary||Commensurate with Experience|
|Posting Date||September 27, 2013|
|Closing Date||Open Until Filled|
Department: Division of Research and Economic Development
Office of Sponsored Programs (OSPR)
Duties: Responsible for managing day-to-day administration of contracts and contract compliance activity; reviews and negotiates all sponsored programs and research related contracts, sub-contracts, and MOU, MOA, disclosure, and teaming agreements; develops relevant forms; maintains files; monitors existing contracts and subcontracts; assists faculty in identifying new sources of contracts and subcontract funding; writes amendments to contracts and subcontracts; serves as the primary contact and liaison between the Division of Research and Economic Development and faculty; negotiates, administers, and extends contacts and subcontracts in accordance with University policies and guidelines; analyzes and resolves contracting issues; accompanies faculty to proposal preparation sessions and meetings; assists in educating current and future sponsors on University policies and services related to contracts; works closely with faculty engaged in contract submissions; serves as the primary contact and as liaison between OSPR, faculty, and federal agencies, corporations and the general community; assists with editing grant proposals; may be required to deliver contracts; works collaboratively with the Office of General Counsel; and performs other duties, as required.
Minimum Qualifications: Bachelors degree from an accredited college or university in Finance, Business Management, Accounting, Law, or other relevant field; Three (3) years of experience in multiple phases of contract work, preferably in a education institution/environment for sponsored programs. Must be knowledgeable of Federal Acquisition Regulations (FAR);
Preference: Master’s degree in the above related areas; a law degree or legal experience in contracting; experience in contracting for an educational institution and the Department of Defense.
Requirements: Knowledge of Federal Acquisition Regulations (FAR); Knowledge of DFARS OMB and Basic software packages; skill in contract negotiations; knowledge of Microsoft suite software; skill in program management; ability to manage personnel; ability to communicate effectively; ability to organize; ability to operate a computer.
To Apply: Send letter of interest indicating Job #2013-C138, a resume, a Morgan State University Application for Employment, and three names of references with telephone numbers to: Morgan State University, Office of Human Resources, 1700 East Cold Spring Lane, Baltimore, Maryland 21251 or e-mail information to jobs@ morgan.edu. EEO/AA
NOTE: THE HIRING DEPARTMENT WILL CONTACT ONLY APPLICANTS SELECTED FOR INTERVIEW.
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