Contract Administrator, NMA/MTA
The University of Pennsylvania, the largest private employer in Philadelphia, is a world-renowned leader in education, research, and innovation. This historic, Ivy League school consistently ranks among the top 10 universities in the annual U.S. News & World Report survey. Penn has 12 highly-regarded schools that provide opportunities for undergraduate, graduate and continuing education, all influenced by Penn’s distinctive interdisciplinary approach to scholarship and learning.
Penn offers a unique working environment within the city of Philadelphia. The University is situated on a beautiful urban campus, with easy access to a range of educational, cultural, and recreational activities. With its historical significance and landmarks, lively cultural offerings, and wide variety of atmospheres, Philadelphia is the perfect place to call home for work and play.
The University offers a competitive benefits package that includes excellent healthcare and tuition benefits for employees and their families, generous retirement benefits, a wide variety of professional development opportunities, supportive work and family benefits, a wealth of health and wellness programs and resources, and much more.
The Division of Finance is responsible for an array of centralized financial functions of the University. Our various departments are responsible for administrative services that support financial accounting and disbursement activities, research administration, external and internal investments, cash and debt management, risk management and student registration and financial aid. http://www.finance.upenn.edu/default.asp
This position works as a part of a team of Contract Administrators on the Pre-Award team. This person will manage, review and negotiate a broad range of nonmonetary agreements, including, but not limited to, Material Transfer Agreements, Collaboration Agreements, Data Use and Transfer Agreements, Services Agreements, Equipment Loan Agreements and Non-Disclosure/Confidentiality Agreements. This person is responsible for drafting and synthesizing agreements to meet the need of the specific request to ensure faculty support and compliance with University policy. Provide support for processing and tracking Material Transfer
Respond to requests for information from sponsors, faculty and staff on inquiries related to non-monetary agreements. Provides backup to the Research Inventory System Administrator
A Bachelor’s Degree and 2 to 3 years of experience or equivalent combination of education and experience is required; 3 to 5 years of experience preferred.
Strongly prefer agreement negotiation experience. Prior experience in research administration is a plus. Ideal candidate will be well-organized, detail- oriented and be comfortable with multi-tasking.
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