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Grant & Contract Specialist Job Opportunity at UT Austin! Ty Lane 13 Sep 2007 09:05 EST

The University of Texas at Austin

Apply at:, with Posting number
07-09-05-01-9159 in the left navigation menu.  Complete the application and
submit additional requested material to Judy Anderson, OSP, P.O. Box 7726, MC
A9000, Austin, TX  78713-7726.

Job title Grants & Contracts Specialist
FLSA status Exempt
Posting number 07-09-05-01-9159
Job status Open
Basic Information Date available Immediately
Position duration Funding expected to continue
Position open to all applicants
Monthly salary $3666 negotiable depending on qualifications.
Hours per week 40.00 Standard from 800AM to 500PM Location Austin (main campus)
Hiring department Ofc Sponsored Projects:
General notes:  Occasional overtime, weekend, evening, and holiday work may be
required. Generally contributes to the efficiency and positive climate of the
Additional Information
Purpose of position Negotiate terms and conditions of awards with emphasis on
awards from commercial/for profit entities; assist researchers with contractual
matters related to sponsored activity proposals.

Essential functions Review and negotiate sponsored project contracts or
subcontracts; make recommendations on intellectual property terms, publication
terms and other issues of interest. Review contracts or subcontracts for
various compliance risks. Interpret university and sponsor policies and
procedures; apply university, state and federal rules, regulations and laws as
they relate to sponsored research contracts. Meet with sponsor representatives
to discuss and finalize award terms and conditions; meet with faculty to
discuss proposal details and award terms. Review proposals, budgets and awards
for special programs sponsored by the Welch Foundation, the Texas Higher
Education Coordinating Board and other sponsors.

Marginal/Incidental functions Other related functions as assigned.

Required qualifications Bachelor's degree in business, legal studies, public
administration, or related field. Three years experience in the negotiation of
research contract with for profit firms. Demonstrated knowledge in developing
research project budgets. Extensive experience with the use of MS Word and MS
Excel software.

Preferred qualifications Graduate or professional degree, or certification with
an emphasis in contract/subcontract negotiation. Five years experience working
in a university research administration environment. Five years of experience
in the negotiation of sponsored research agreements with commercial entities.
Knowledge of University intellectual property policy. Knowledge of federal
contract regulations. Ability to work independently. Individual who pays
attention to detail, is accustomed to a fast paced environment with many
deadlines, and who provides excellent customer service to a diverse community.

Working conditions Exposure to standard office conditions. Repetitive use of a
keyboard at a workstation. Security Sensitive; criminal background check
Works with overlapping projects with multiple deadlines. Occasional weekend,
evening and holiday work. Occasional overtime.
Security sensitive; conviction verification conducted on applicant selected.

The retirement plan for this position is Teacher Retirement System of Texas
(TRS), subject to the position being at least 20 hours per week and at least
135 days in length.

The University of Texas at Austin is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action
Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment
without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, age,
citizenship status, Vietnam era or special disabled veteran's status, or sexual

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