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Associate Business Contract Administrator

Company name

The University of Texas At Austin

Organization Type


Job Type

Legal Staff

Date Last Verified

Apr 27,2019

Valid Through

Aug 10,2019

Posted on

Mar 23,2019


USD 65000 Annually

Years of Experience

Min 3 yrs required


Austin, TX, United States

Employment Type



Practice Area
Contract Law >> Contract Law
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Associate Business Contract Administrator
Duties: Participate in procurement process for goods and services that result in a business contract. Review and negotiate business contracts. Hiring decision contingent upon applicant clearing a security background check and receiving an acceptable driver’s rating. Applications will be reviewed online by the hiring department. Work closely with procurement team to prepare Invitations to Bid and Requests for Proposals. Review, negotiate, draft, revise, and amend contracts to ensure compliance with HUB, Procurement, Contract requirements, University Rules and Regulations, Board of Regent Rules, State and Federal laws and other applicable policies and laws. Handle the purchasing and contracting for software and technology related products. Communicate clearly and effectively in person and in writing with internal and external persons concerning contracting, purchasing, and all issues which relate to creating, negotiating and contract performance. Provide thorough information to requesting college or department regarding procurement issues, and contract issues for obtaining goods and services and providing goods and services. Perform administrative functions including, logging documents, closing files, filing, and creating reports. Maintain strong problem-solving skills in collaboration with internal and external contacts, which emphasizes strong commitment to provide excellent customer services. Utilize strong organizational skills combined with an ability to organize and follow through with all projects relating to contracts. Maintain strong problem-solving skills in collaboration with internal and external contacts, which emphasizes strong commitment to provide excellent customer services.

Qualification and Experience

Qualifications: Bachelor’s degree. A combination of 3 years experience drafting and/or reviewing contracts, Invitation to Bids and Request for Proposals. Attention to detail and excellent customer service skills. Previous work and educational experience in software and technology products. Ability to work independently and as a team member in a professional manner. Strong business process skills. Excellent communication and interpersonal skills. Excellent organizational skills. Proficient at Microsoft Office Products, and the Internet. Equivalent combination of relevant education and experience may be substituted as appropriate, including contract manager certification. Preferred Qualifications: Strong educational foundation in technology and software. Legal Assistant or Paralegal degree, JD Degree, Master’s in Business Administration from an accredited institution of higher education. Experience with Total Contract Manager from Sciquest/Jaggaer or equivalent contracts platform. 3 years’ public procurement and/or contracting experience with University or other Texas public sector. Strong background in working with software, and in technology and technology purchases and/or contracts. Preferred application would be a Certified Texas Procurement Manager (CTPM), Certified Texas Contract Manager (CTCM) or a Purchasing/Contract Development certification (CTCD). For applicants who are not certified, certification within 18 months of hire.

Additional info

Ref. 00002585. Send Resume/CV with 3 work references with their contact information; a reference should be from a supervisor and Letter of interest.

Company info

Hiring Coordinator
The University of Texas At Austin
Main Building
Austin, TX 78712