Pay Range: $51,377 per year or higher depending on experience
Full/Part Time: Full Time
Position Summary: The Associate Contract Review Officer (ACRO) is housed with the Office of Sponsored Programs at the University of Idaho and works under the direction of the Contract Review Officer.
The primary function of the Associate Contract Review Officer is to ensure the University complies with state, federal, and internal regulations and policies in the contracts it executes with external parties. This is done by reviewing, negotiating, and drafting sponsored research contracts, subcontracts, sub-awards, and proposals between the University and the external parties to comply with those regulations and policies.
This position requires the ability to make sound decisions and solve problems. The ACRO must also work with individuals from state agencies, industry, non-profits, foreign entities, and other universities as well as people within the University of Idaho. This position also requires the ability to work independently because the supervisor for this position, the Contract Review Officer, works remotely.
Minimum Qualifications: Demonstrated experience negotiating or conflict resolution. Experience analyzing issues and recommending solutions. Experience providing customer service. Experience meeting deadlines or working in high pressure situations. Experience working independently or with minimal supervision.
Preferred Qualifications: J.D., MBA, MPA or previous experience working with grants & contracts. Experience using Adobe Pro to make forms and compile documents. Experience negotiating or drafting contracts. Strong service orientation. Understanding of 2 CFR 200 and other federal grants regulations. Working knowledge of the Federal Acquisition Regulations, including the ability to determine which clauses are apply to a situation and when a clause is unacceptable. Understanding of Idaho State Board of Education policies. Solid understanding of MS Word & Excel. Basic understanding of intellectual property law.
Physical Requirements & Working Conditions:
Posting Number: SP002460P
Posting Date: 04/03/2020
Open Until Filled: Yes
Special Instructions: in your letter of qualification, please address how you you meet each required qualification and any applicable preferred qualifications.
First review of applications will begin on May 5, 2020.
Background Check: Applicants who are selected as final possible candidates must be able to pass a criminal background check.
Since 1889, the University of Idaho has provided motivated students with a transformative higher education experience that prepares them to solve real-world problems and achieve success in their lives and careers. Beginning with our beautiful residential campus in Moscow, the university’s reach extends throughout Idaho, serving over 12,000 students with educational centers in Coeur d’Alene, Boise and Idaho Falls, a research and extension center in Twin Falls, plus Extension offices in 42 counties. One of the nation’s land-grant research universities, U of I is a noted national leader in student-centered learning and interdisciplinary research that promotes public service. Our work serves businesses and communities, advancing the pursuit of diversity, citizenship and global outreach.