Construction Contracts Specialist - Office of Contracts Management -Administration

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POST DATE 8/27/2016
END DATE 12/3/2016

UT Soutwestern University Medical Center Dallas, TX

Dallas, TX
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Full Time
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Mid-Career (2 - 15 years)
Bachelors Degree


Full/Part Time/PRN: Full-Time
Regular/Temporary: Regular


This position is security-sensitive and subject to Texas Education Code 51.215, which authorizes UT Southwestern to obtain criminal history record information


Salary Negotiable

Experience and Education

Bachelor\'s degree in business administration, public administration, or related field and four (4) years experience in construction contracting. Advanced degree (Master s or Juris Doctor) preferred.

Job Duties

1. Draft construction contract documents using UT System templates. Revise contract language to meet legal requirements, including University policies, UT System policies, and applicable state and federal laws.

2. Negotiates contract terms with other parties, which require communication with various levels of legal and business professionals; includes follow up on pending documentation to ensure timely completion of contracts.

3. Maintains communication with University stakeholders, including faculty, administration and executive staff concerning contract negotiations, process and status; includes follow up on pending documentation to ensure timely completion of contracts.

4. Interprets contract term and conditions. Handles requests and approval processes for amendments or contract extensions.

5. Manages contracts after execution to ensure contractor performance compliance.

6. Drafts correspondence related to the contract negotiation process.

7. Participates with Supply Chain Management in the solicitation process prior to contract award.

To the extent provided by applicable law, no person shall be excluded from participation in, denied the benefits of, or be subject to discrimination under any program or activity sponsored or conducted by The University of Texas System or any of its component institutions, on the basis of race, color, national origin, religion, sex, sexual orientation, age, veteran status, or disability..