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Contract Analyst, Senior (UAHS)

Location
Tucson, Arizona
Job Type
Permanent
Posted
4 Sep 2022
Contract Analyst, Senior (UAHS)

Posting Number
req11479

Department
Senior VP Health Sciences

Department Website Link

Location
University of Arizona Health Sciences

Address
1670 E Drachman St, Tucson, AZ 85721 USA

Position Highlights
This position is responsible for negotiating contracts with representatives of industry, federal and local governments, non-profit foundations, and other universities. The role will support the University of Arizona Health Sciences by negotiating agreements that bring external funding and other forms of support to University research, education, service, and outreach activities. In addition, this position will be responsible for working with faculty in all areas of health sciences to understand their needs, apply university policy, applicable regulations, and legal principles, and employ negotiating skills to successfully complete contracts.
Our Contract Analysts, Sr. will have the opportunity to attend professional conferences as well as other professional development opportunities. Individuals successful in this role will be encouraged to explore opportunities for growth within our team's established career ladder.

Outstanding UA benefits include health, dental, and vision insurance plans; life insurance and disability programs; paid vacation, sick leave, and holidays; UA/ASU/NAU tuition reduction for the employee and qualified family members; state and optional retirement plans; access to UA recreation and cultural activities; and more!

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Duties & Responsibilities
  • Review, processes and negotiates assigned agreements, including clinical trial agreements, confidential disclosure agreements, incoming subawards, data use agreements, and other agreements as required.
  • Routinely work with the Office of General Counsel, Tech Launch Arizona, Risk Management, Export Control, and other university administrative offices.
  • Coordinates and leads negotiations with internal stakeholders, sponsors, and our medical partners.
  • Reviews and independently negotiates terms and compliance requirements for grants, funded agreements, and non-funded agreements.
  • Serve as a conduit to seek and affect successful creative resolutions to contract issues.
  • Maintain a database to communicate the status of contracts and amendments.
  • Serve as campus resource for principal investigators, study personnel and other University officials in the agreement review process.
  • Advise, assist and provide training to UACC faculty and other study personnel about policies, procedures, forms, laws and regulations related to university agreements.
  • Ability to interact professionally and effectively with investigators, sponsors, and cross-functional teams.
  • Maintain knowledge of current developments in policy, laws, regulations and best practices regulating university agreements.
  • Ability to work within tight and conflicting deadlines using organizational and prioritization skills.
  • Ability to interact collaboratively and effectively with a diverse constituency.
  • Assists with the formulation of guidelines, procedures, and the development of templates and other agreement tools.
  • Other duties as assigned.
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities (KSAs)
  • Maintain knowledge of current developments in policy, laws, regulations and best practices regulating university agreements.
  • Ability to work within tight and conflicting deadlines using organizational and prioritization skills.
  • Ability to interact collaboratively and effectively with a diverse constituency.
  • Ability to respond quickly and effectively in verbal negotiations and resolve issues with a positive outcome.
  • Serve as a conduit to seek and affect successful creative resolutions to contract issues.

Minimum Qualifications
  • Bachelor's degree or equivalent advanced learning attained through professional level experience required.
  • Minimum of 8 years of relevant work experience is required.

Preferred Qualifications
• An advanced degree such as a Master of Science in a technical field, a Master of Business Administration, or a Juris Doctor.
• Demonstrated knowledge of university and sponsor agency policies and procedures.

• Experience with UA systems, specifically UAccess Research.

• Excellent computer skills in Microsoft Office Suite.

• Willingness to adjust schedule to work weekend and evening hours when necessary.

FLSA
Exempt

Full Time/Part Time
Full Time

Number of Hours Worked per Week
40

Job FTE
1.0

Work Calendar
Fiscal

Job Category
Research

Benefits Eligible
Yes - Full Benefits

Rate of Pay
$59,005 - $80,542, annually

Compensation Type
salary at 1.0 full-time equivalency (FTE)

Grade
9

Career Stream and Level
PC4

Job Family
Grant & Contract Admin

Job Function
Research

Type of criminal background check required:
Name-based criminal background check (non-security sensitive)

Number of Vacancies
1

Target Hire Date

Expected End Date

Contact Information for Candidates
Christine Gaul

Open Date
8/24/2022

Open Until Filled
Yes

Documents Needed to Apply
Resume and Cover Letter

Special Instructions to Applicant

Diversity Statement
At the University of Arizona, we value our inclusive climate because we know that diversity in experiences and perspectives is vital to advancing innovation, critical thinking, solving complex problems, and creating an inclusive academic community. As an Hispanic-serving institution, we translate these values into action by seeking individuals who have experience and expertise working with diverse students, colleagues, and constituencies. Because we seek a workforce with a wide range of perspectives and experiences, we provide equal employment opportunities to applicants and employees without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or genetic information. As an Employer of National Service, we also welcome alumni of AmeriCorps, Peace Corps, and other national service programs and others who will help us advance our Inclusive Excellence initiative aimed at creating a university that values student, staff and faculty engagement in addressing issues of diversity and inclusiveness.
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Details

  • Job Reference: 703972560-2
  • Date Posted: 4 September 2022
  • Recruiter: University of Arizona
  • Location: Tucson, Arizona
  • Salary: On Application
  • Sector: Legal
  • Job Type: Permanent