Director of Contracts (100% Remote)

Updated: 2 months ago
Location: Bryan, TEXAS
Job Type: FullTime

Job Title

Director of Contracts (100% Remote)

Agency

Texas A&M University Health Science Center

Department

SOM Finance Centralized

Proposed Minimum Salary

Commensurate

Job Location

Bryan, Texas

Job Type

Staff

Job Description

What we believe

Texas A&M University is committed to enriching the learning and working environment for all visitors, students, faculty, and staff by promoting a culture that embraces inclusion, diversity, equity, and accountability.  Diverse perspectives, talents and identities are vital to accomplishing our mission and living our core values .

Who we are

As one of the fastest-growing academic health centers in the nation, the Texas A&M University Health Science Center encompasses five schools and numerous centers and institutes working together to improve health through transformative education, innovative research and team-based health care delivery.

What we want

Texas A&M Health is looking for a Director of Contracts to serve as a member of the Central Finance and Administration team in the School of Medicine. We desire an individual who subscribes to and supports our commitment as stated above. This position is responsible for planning, preparing, reviewing and negotiating clinical contracts and providing input and feedback in the creation and implementation of School of Medicine procedures; assisting in the maintenance of contractual records required by state of Texas guidelines and Texas A&M University System and Texas A&M University policy. This person must be professional, enjoy working in a high-volume environment and be able to apply strong organizational skills while being flexible in their daily routine. If this is you, we invite you to apply to become a member of our team.

What you need to know

Salary: Compensation will be commensurate to selected hire’s experience.

Special Note: A cover letter and resume are strongly recommended. You may upload them on the application under the CV/Resume section.

Required Education and Experience:

  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent combination of training or experience

  • 10 years of related experience with at least 5 of those being in contract negotiation

  • Experience with Texas A&M University System administrative systems (FAMIS, Aggie Buy, Workday, Concur)

Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

  • High energy, self-starter who possess the ability to work under deadline pressure

  • Ability to work in a high-volume environment

  • Strong organizational skills

  • Strong verbal and written communication skills

  • Working knowledge of database, spreadsheet, presentation and word processing software programs

  • Ability to multi-task and work cooperatively with others

Other Requirements or Factors:

  • This position is considered to be 100% remote

  • Candidate must have space for home-based/remote office that will be free from distractions

  • Candidate must be available by computer, phone, email, videoconferencing, text messaging or other mutually agreed-upon methods

  • Candidate's response time will be similar to the response time expected of them while working in the office

  • Candidate may be required to report to the primary workstation to attend meetings or attend to other responsibilities

  • Travel to other School of Medicine campuses and sites sometimes required

  • Occasional participation in evening and weekend events

Preferred Education and Experience:

  • Bachelor’s degree or higher in accounting, business/finance or related

  • Experience working with state of Texas contracts, minimum five years

Preferred Licenses and Certifications:

  • Certified Texas Contract Manager (CTCM)

  • Certified Public Accountant (CPA)

Responsibilities:

  • School of Medicine Contract Administration - Manage and oversee School of Medicine contract administration processes. Interpret and develop contract guidelines for the School of Medicine; provide guidance to School of Medicine staff and contracting parties regarding Texas A&M University System, Texas A&M University, Texas A&M Health and School of Medicine, policies, procedures and guidelines; resolve contract related issues and concerns. Ensure that required data on contracts is being entered into the School of Medicine contract database. Review and summarize contracts for School of Medicine Assistant Dean for Finance & Administration.  Compile and maintain data to ensure contract compliance with Liaison Committee on Medical Education (LCME) accreditation requirements. Coordinate and prepare contract materials for continued institutional accreditation.

  • Health Science Center Contract Administration - Provide coordination, oversight, and management of Texas A&M Health Central Administration contracts. Work with Texas A&M Health executive leadership to develop new contracts; oversee and monitor existing contracts and assist with terminating, modifying, renewing and/or amending of contracts as needed. Conduct negotiations with other parties regarding required terms and conditions. Serve as the primary contact between Texas A&M Health and contracting parties. Prepare and review contracts and generate and maintain the required documentation for procurement and compliance. Ensure contracts are reviewed by appropriate Texas A&M Health persons and in compliance with Texas A&M University and Texas A&M Health delegations of authority. Perform other duties as assigned.

Instructions to Applicants: Applications received by Texas A&M University must either have all job application data entered or a resume attached. Failure to provide all job application data or a complete resume could result in an invalid submission and a rejected application. We encourage all applicants to upload a resume or use a LinkedIn profile to pre-populate the online application.

All positions are security-sensitive. Applicants are subject to a criminal history investigation, and employment is contingent upon the institution’s verification of credentials and/or other information required by the institution’s procedures, including the completion of the criminal history check.

Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action/Veterans/Disability Employer committed to diversity.


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