Contract Manager

Updated: 5 months ago
Location: Santa Cruz, CALIFORNIA
Job Type: FullTime
Deadline: The position may have been removed or expired!
Contract Manager  
University Extension [323]  
UNEX/Smarter Balanced  
Career [2]  
Immediate Opening
Full time  
Primary work location is home office. This position works remotely, only. Candidates must be able to work from their home office.
UNEX office location: UCSC Silicon Valley Campus, 3175 Bowers Avenue, Santa Clara, CA 95054.  
Starting Salary Range: $19.92 - $34.72/hourly. Salary commensurate with qualifications and experience.  
This position is eligible for Full benefits.  
Contract Administrator 2 [7379]  
Professional Support Staff (PSS)  
The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age, or protected veteran status. UC Santa Cruz is committed to excellence through diversity and strives to establish a climate that welcomes, celebrates, and promotes respect for the contributions of all students and employees.  
Involves structuring, and / or administrating contractual documents that establish business relationships with contractors, customers and / or partners. Collaborates with internal partners as well as legal staff to structure contracts. Professional contracting services are provided in compliance with all policies and procedures. Analyzes contracts to ensure compliance with all applicable laws, rules, regulations and policies. Advises management of contractual rights and obligations and provides interpretation of terms and conditions.
Uses contract administration skills and organization policies and procedures to draft and issue standard contracts. Works on contract administration problems of moderate scope where analysis of situations or data requires a review of a variety of factors. May require guidance regarding specific transactions, drafting of complex contract language and assistance in interpretation of contract language. Manage the progress of project status in relation to overall scope of the contract. Escalate potential deviations of the schedule as needed.
Student Supports maintains and enhances accessibility needs throughout the assessment system.
Systems Design identifies, prioritizes and manages changes and improvements to the Smarter Balanced assessment system while helping to ensure that the formative, interim, and summative components of the system are aligned. Systems Design develops a strategic vision and leads psychometric analyses and research in support of the technical quality of the assessment system.  
Bachelor's degree in related area or equivalent combination of experience / training.
Working knowledge of internal departmental / unit operating policies, applicable state and federal regulations and general contract terms.
Working knowledge and understanding of specific contracting assignments.
Written, verbal and professional interpersonal communications skills; and ability to deal effectively with broad and diverse constituencies ensuring strong customer service orientation and skills.
Organizational, presentation and negotiation skills.
Listening and political acumen skills.
Knowledge of the organization, including its infrastructure, goals, mission, rules, policies, guidelines, etc.
Knowledge of project management skills.  
Must be able to work from a home or remote office.  
No, this position does not require an E-Verify Check.  
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