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University of North Texas - Contract Assistant

- Denton, TX

Full/Part Time: 
 Full-Time
City: 
 Denton
State: 
 TX
** This posting is a part-time position and is non-benefits eligible** The Office of Grants & Contracts Administration Department at the University of North Texas is seeking to hire a Contract Assistant to join our team. Responsibilities of the position include, but are not limited to: This individual must have a basic understanding of the fundamental elements of contracts and agreements and considerable experience with Adobe and MS Office products as well as an enterprise information system (EIS). The position provides administrative support to the Contracting Analysts, including but not limited to: preparing basic agreements; communicating with faculty, staff, industry sponsors, federal funding agencies, and subcontractors; coordinating a high volume of transactional tasks; and performing subrecipient monitoring responsibilities. This position will also assist in the maintenance of EIS records and metrics development via monthly reconciliation reports and activity tracking. Other specific job duties include: special projects as assigned. This position acts as a liaison between the Office of Grants and Contracts Administration (OGCA) and other offices and departments on campus; excellent written and oral communication and customer service skills are required. This individual must be detail-oriented and able to handle a high-volume work load in a fast-paced environment. Critical thinking skills and the ability to research issues/solutions and synthesize information is desired. Strong data organizational skills are necessary to multi-task between different agreement types for faculty, sponsors, and subcontractors. This individual must be motivated with a willingness to own tasks under general direction given. This position reports to the Senior Contract Analyst and is a valued team member of OGCA. Responsibilities of the position include, but are not limited to: * Draft agreements with basic information; prepare agreements for review and signature; transmit documents as directed. * Update tracking systems with documents and status; provide consistent status notifications to affected parties. Appropriately address and/or direct inquiries from parties in a responsive manner. * Maintain files in accordance with file management systems and UNT record retention policies and procedures. * Assist with development and maintenance of a Contracts training manual and training materials. Assist with development of a Cayuse training manual for Contracts. * Develop and maintain spreadsheets or other reports and forms as required. * Facilitate routine or ad hoc report requests from a variety of customers. * Schedule and attend meetings/teleconferences as needed; record meeting minutes and prepare/transmit briefings as directed. The University of North Texas System and its component institutions are committed to equal opportunity and comply with all applicable federal and state laws regarding nondiscrimination and affirmative action. The University of North Texas System and its component institutions do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, religion, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, or veteran status in its application and admission processes, educational programs and activities, and employment practices. The successful candidate will possess a High School diploma or GED equivalent and three years of general office or clerical experience.

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75029-2788

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