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Senior Contract Specialist

California State University, Long Beach

Last Updated: 11/26/22

Job Description


Senior Contract Specialist

Job No: 520756
Work Type: Staff
Location: Long Beach
Categories: Unit 9 - CSUEU - Technical Support Services, Administrative, Probationary, Full Time

Job Summary

Under the limited supervision of the Contract Manager, and in accordance with all applicable state laws and Trustees and University policies, the incumbent independently performs a wide variety of highly complex campus-wide contract, contract management, and compliance activities.
Knowledge Skills and Abilities

Knowledge of or demonstrated ability to quickly learn a variety of state, CSU and University policies and practices. Ability to build and maintain functional working relationships with a wide variety of internal and external stakeholders. Ability to determine the issues and apply legal principles to specific scenarios. Ability to review wide variety of contracts and determine which terms are issues or concerns for the University. Ability to develop reports for tracking contract negotiations and providing updates to end users. Ability to perform in an automated purchasing environment, including ability to use MS Word, Excel, Access, Power Point, and various software applications in “LAN” environments. Experience in drafting or reviewing complex documents, willingness to develop knowledge and skills necessary to prepare Request for Proposals, Invitation for Bids, Request for Quote. Demonstrated ability to prepare accurate contract documents. Demonstrated ability to proactively prevent problems and effectively problem-solve. Ability to accurately and responsibly manage a high volume of contracts and meet multiple deadlines. Excellent business math skills. Excellent organizational skills. Experience with establishing and maintaining physical and electronic contract files and records for auditing and internal control purposes. Ability to attend to details of contracting components to ensure organization, efficiencies, and legally sound documents. Excellent written and oral communication skills required for daily communication with university staff, contractors, and clients. Demonstrated ability to communicate with others to collaboratively resolve problems effectively and efficiently. Demonstrated ability to use sound judgment. Demonstrated ability to work independently and as part of a team.

Ability to communicate with an ethnically and culturally diverse campus community. Ability to follow all university policies, procedures, and guidelines including but not limited to safety, civility, information security, and non-discrimination policies and procedures. Ability to contribute to a positive university experience for each and every student, and assist in achieving the university's commitment to a "vision of excellence."
Education and Experience

Equivalent to a bachelor's degree in a related field and five (5) years of related experience required.
Licenses / Certificates

Juris Doctor or Paralegal Certificate (or active progress towards completion of) highly desired.
Department

Contract Services
Classification

Admin Analyst/Specialist IV - Exempt III
Compensation

The targeted salary may be set as high as $6,417 per month based on experience. The salary range for this classification is $6,322 to $12,285 per month.
Benefits

Excellent benefits through CalPERS (health, vision, dental), tuition fee waiver, generous vacation and sick leave, and 14 paid holidays each year.
Time Base

Full time, regular position.
Application Procedures

Click Apply Now to complete the CSULB Online Employment Application.
Additional Information

A background check (including a criminal records check) must be completed satisfactorily and is required for employment. CSU will make a conditional offer of employment, which may be rescinded if the background check reveals disqualifying information, and/or it is discovered that the candidate knowingly withheld or falsified information. Failure to satisfactorily complete the background check may affect the continued employment of a current CSU employee who was conditionally offered the position.

California State University Long Beach expects respectful, professional behavior from its employees in all situations. Acts of harassment or abusive conduct are prohibited. Demonstrated appropriate professional behavior, treating others with civility and respect, and refusing to tolerate abusive conduct is expected of all employees.
Equal Employment Statement

California State University Long Beach is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer that is strongly committed to promoting diversity in all areas of the campus community. We consider qualified applicants for employment without regard to age, physical or mental disability, gender or sex, genetic information, gender identity, gender expression, marital status, medical condition, nationality, race or ethnicity, religion or religious creed, sexual orientation, and veteran or military status.

To view the University's Annual Campus Crime Report go to: http://daf.csulb.edu/offices/ppfm/police/statistics/index.html. Copies of the report are available upon request. To request a copy, contact the University Police Department at [Register to View] .
CSU Vaccination Policy

The CSU requires faculty, staff, and students who are accessing campus facilities to be immunized against COVID-19 or declare a medical or religious exemption from doing so. Any candidates advanced in a currently open search process should be prepared to comply with this requirement as a condition of employment. The system wide policy can be found at https://calstate.policystat.com/policy/9779821/latest/ and questions may be sent to COVID19-Staff-Info@csulb.edu.
Out of State Employment Policy

California State University, Long Beach, as part of the CSU system, is a State of California Employer. As such, the University requires all employees upon date of hire to reside in the State of California.

As of January 1, 2022 the CSU Out-of-State Employment Policy prohibits the hiring of employees to perform CSU-related work outside the state of California.


Application Closes: Nov 10, 2022 (11:55 PM)

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Company Details

Long Beach, California, United States
CSULB, one of the largest universities in the CSU system, is located in Long Beach on a beautifully landscaped, 320-acre campus near the ocean and the thriving downtown area. The school’s faculty and staff are engaged in a broad array of high-quality undergraduate and graduate programs, significant research, in addition to a wide range of community and professional service organizations.