1. Review, develop, and negotiate agreements and contracts with industry, not-for-profit and other agencies. 2. Maintain knowledge of and interpret applicable policies, statutes, regulations and procedures formulated by the federal government as well as other sponsors in the review and negotiation of contracts. 3. Act as a resource for other OSP staff in the review and negotiation of agreements and contracts, including guidance on contract terms and conditions such as indemnification, limitation of liability, intellectual property, royalty sharing, and confidentiality. 4. Collaborate and consult with other University offices such as Human Research Protection Program (HRPP), Office of Cooperative Research (OCR), Office of General Counsel (OGC), Institutional Animal Care and Use Committee (IACUC) and the Office of Research Administration in the review and negotiation of agreements and contracts ensuring that all offices are apprised of the status of negotiations and any other relevant communications. 5. Foster relationships and partnerships with sponsors, various Yale schools and departments, and faculty. 6. Advise, assist in, and provide training on policies and issues related to research administration and the various aspects of contract preparation and submittal for faculty and staff, both internal and external. 7. Assist OSP in the effective facilitation of information to the broader Yale Research Community. 9. Perform additional functions, special projects, and other duties as assigned.
Preferred Education: Juris Doctor degree preferred, Master's degree in a related field, working knowledge of federal regulations as they relate to the conduct of research. Working knowledge of contract management in an institution of higher education, health care system, medical center, or private organization conducting research.
Preferred Education, Experience and Skills: Juris Doctor degree preferred, Master's degree in a related field, working knowledge of federal regulations as they relate to the conduct of research. Working knowledge of contract management in an institution of higher education, health care system, medical center, or private organization conducting research.
Required Skill/ability 5: Ability to work well as part of a team and support others on the team during high pressure deadlines. The ability to work under pressure and not sacrifice accuracy and customer service.
Posting Position Title: Manager 2, Contract
Required Skill/ability 3: Demonstrated superior and organized customer service coordination working with multiple stakeholders, i.e., faculty, sponsors, administrators, etc.
Work Week: Standard (M-F equal number of hours per day)
University Job Title: Contracts Manager
Required Skill/ability 1: Knowledge of contracts/legal issues. Understanding contract principles, terms and conditions as well as business principles. Ability to negotiate contract terms and conditions related to intellectual property, indemnification, publications, confidentiality, among others.
Required Skill/ability 4: Ability to analyze and solve problems. Thorough working knowledge of PC-based tools including Microsoft Office Suite, data base administration and other related software.
Required Skill/ability 2: Excellent communication skills both written and verbal, with demonstrated organizational skills.
Bachelor's Degree and four years of related experience in academic, business or industry; or an equivalent combination of education and experience.
Internal Number: 59883BR
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Yale University is an American private Ivy League research university located in New Haven, Connecticut. Founded in 1701 in the Colony of Connecticut, the university is the third-oldest institution of higher education in the United States.