Contracts Officer
Pima Community College

Tucson, Arizona
$67,500.00 - $76,800.00 per year

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Pima Community College

Pima Community College Named Top University/College Employer in Arizona

Position Title: Contract Negotiator

Department: Administrative Division - District Office

Starting Rate: Band 7 - $67,500 - $76,800

Benefits: Summary

Closed Date: April 29, 2024, 5:00 PM Arizona Time

Position Summary:

The Contract Negotiator develops, drafts, reviews, and negotiates all types of college contracts. Works with internal departments and third parties to draft, negotiate, and approve agreements. Ensures agreements are in compliance with internal policy and legal, regulatory, and accreditation requirements. Communicates and coordinates process with internal stakeholders to provide information and minimize the College's risk exposure.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Reviews, drafts, and negotiates a wide variety of College contracts, including, but not limited to, leases, licenses, development and other uses of real property, intergovernmental agreements with local, state and federal agencies, agreements with vendors for procurement of services, construction and technology, academic, educational services and international collaboration agreements. Works with internal Office of General Counsel and outside legal service providers.
  • Collaborates, attends meetings with various departments and stakeholders within the College to assist in development of new agreements. Provides advice on structuring proposed business transactions; identifies risks and liability issues associated with such transactions. Works closely with Procurement Services, College district and campus administration, Facilities, Grants, Financial Services, Workforce Development and Academic Services
  • Develops and drafts all standard forms of agreement and legal terms and conditions for uniform use within the department and College
  • Researches and analyzes applicable law, regulatory schemes and policies impacting contracts. Ensures College agreements comply with relevant legal, policy and accreditation requirements
  • Works collaboratively with other Contract Negotiators, Contract management team and Office of General Counsel to address and resolve contract development and management concerns
  • Performs all other duties and responsibilities as assigned or directed by the supervisor

Job Requirements:
  • Bachelor's degree in Law, Public Policy, or a closely related field of study and
  • Three to five years of related experience in contracting
  • An equivalent combination of certification, education and experience sufficient to successfully perform the essential duties of the job such as those listed above
  • Juris Doctor, Master's degree in Law, Public Policy, or a closely related field of study
  • Five to eight years of related experience in contracting
The ideal candidate will have the following knowledge, skills and abilities:
  • Knowledge of regulatory compliance principles and practices
  • Knowledge and application of organizational and time management principles
  • Skill in analyzing data and drawing conclusions
  • Skill in effective communication (both written and oral)
  • Skill in problem solving
  • Ability to apply analytical and critical thinking skills as well as draw conclusions and prepare accurate reports of results
  • Ability to apply effective and accurate data entry and typing skills
  • Ability to develop and maintain effective and positive working relationships

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