Contracts Analyst - posted 5/21/18

Contracts Analyst - posted 5/21/18

Company Name: 
San Jose State University
FT/PT Status: 
Full Time
Location
San Jose
CA
Salary Range: 
$65,000 - $78,000
Job Summary: 
San Jose State University is recruiting a Contracts Analyst to join their procurement team. Here’s a little about San Jose State University and the position they are recruiting for: San Jose State University is a destination for dreamers, innovators and high achievers. Our campus sees countless new discoveries every day—from faculty members cutting-edge research to students who discover new passions in the classroom. SJSU boasts a rich and diverse student body with students from different backgrounds including local standouts, first-generation students, ethnically diverse students, and international students. The University is proud to offer a generous compensation and benefits package all in an environment where personal and professional development is encouraged. For more information on programs available, please visit http://www.sjsu.edu/hr/benefits/ About the Position: This position provides administrative and analytical support to Contracts and Purchasing. Working independently under limited supervision, this position is responsible for a variety of services to campus departments to ensure the procurement authority vested with the University is effectively implemented and administered in accordance with all applicable laws and regulations. The Contract Specialist prepares and processes contract documents for construction, construction related professional services, leases, student agreements, memorandums of understanding, license agreements, revenue agreements, long term finance agreements and other contractual obligations required by the University. Responsibilities include but are not limited to the following: Administration of University Contracts- 50% Strategic Procurement program leadership- 20% Data Compilation and Analysis- 10% Knowledge and Training -10% Fiscal Responsibilities- 10%
Requirements or Qualifications: 
Minimum Qualifications: A bachelor's degree or equivalent training Four years of administrative work experience involving study, analysis, and/or evaluation leading to the development or improvement of administrative policies, procedures, practices, or programs Preferred Qualifications: Four years of related experience in contract administration, facilities planning, and construction administration Experience in complex programs related to Procurement and Contracting, including laws and regulations Experience in principles, problems, and methods of public and business administration and operational and fiscal management Experience in administrative survey techniques, operations and systems analysis, statistical and research methods and the ability to interpret Knowledge, Skills & Abilities: Contract Administration Expertise and the thorough knowledge of and ability to apply this expertise to complex programs and a wide range of university contracts, including the applicable laws and regulations governing the procurement programs. Expertise in techniques, analysis, research, and development and the ability to interpret and evaluate results to develop sound conclusions and make recommendations. Ability to understand university problems and objectives from a broad perspective and discern applicable underlying principles to conceive and develop strategic solutions in the execution of university contracts. Ability to work effectively and collaboratively with a wide range of public and private entities over a broad range of contractual topics include those of potentially sensitive or confidential situations. Excellent oral and written communication skills. Thorough knowledge of and ability to apply extensive expertise to complex programs and/or administrative specialties related to Procurement and Contracting, including pertinent laws and regulations. Expertise in and advanced knowledge of the principles, problems, and methods of public and business administration and operational and fiscal management. Expertise in administrative survey techniques, operations and systems analysis, statistical and research methods, and the ability to interpret and evaluate results to develop sound conclusions and recommend new or revised policies. Ability to understand problems from a broad, interactive perspective and discern applicable underlying principles to conceive of and develop strategic solutions. Ability to work with representatives from public and private entities and handle potentially sensitive situations. Consultative skills in working with internal and external constituent groups. Ability to effectively present ideas and concepts in written or presentation format and use consultative and facilitation skills to gain consensus. Ability to train others on new skills and procedures. Knowledge of PeopleSoft or other ERP financial system, Department of General Services (DGS) eprocurement portal and online tools, PlanetBids Electronic Platform, Smartsheet or other project tools, Powerpoint and other training tools. Other computer skills (word, excel, access, and online meeting tools). Professional purchasing certificate (C.P.M., CPPB, CPPO, CPSM), CSU and/or state purchasing experience. PeopleSoft experience. Eprocurement experience. Every applicant who reaches the final level of interviews will be required to complete a background check. The standard background check includes: criminal check, employment and education verification. Depending on the position, a motor vehicle and/or credit check may be required. All background checks are conducted through the university's third party vendor, Accurate Background. SJSU will pay all costs associated with this procedure. Evidence of required degree(s) or certification(s) will be required at time of hire. SJSU IS NOT A SPONSORING AGENCY FOR STAFF OR MANAGEMENT POSITIONS. (i.e. H1-B VISAS). All San José State University employees are considered mandated reporters under the California Child Abuse and Neglect Reporting Act and are required to comply with the requirements set forth in CSU Executive Order 1083 as a condition of employment. SJSU is an Equal Opportunity Affirmative Action employer. We consider qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, age, gender, gender identity/expression, sexual orientation, genetic information, medical condition, marital status, veteran status, or disability. It is the policy of SJSU to provide reasonable accommodations for applicants with disabilities who self disclose be considered.
Application Process: 
Please apply here: https://app.jobvite.com/j?aj=oScD7fwy&s=NALA
Selection Criteria: 
Application Due Date: 
June 17 2018
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