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University of Nebraska Medical Center Contracts Specialist in Omaha, Nebraska

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Requisition Details

EEO Statement:

UNMC is an Affirmative Action Equal Employment Opportunity Employer, including an equal opportunity employer of protected veterans and individuals with disabilities.

LocationOmaha, NE

Requisition Number:Staff_10558

DepartmentSponsored Programs Administration 50001217

Business UnitVice Chancellor for Research

Reg-TempFull-Time Regular

Work ScheduleMon - Fri 8:00 am - 5:00 pm, possible week-ends if necessary

Position Summary

This position exists to protect University researchers and clinicians interested in working with commercial partners to further research or clinical trials. As a Contracts Specialist this person interacts with faculty and outside entities such as companies and CROs to analyze contract terms, provide risk assessment for the University and promote conformity in contractual agreements relating to University of Nebraska Medical Center research. Within Sponsored Programs Administration, this person is primarily responsible for drafting and negotiating sponsored research, clinical trials and other intellectual property related agreements, monitoring the terms of the agreements, maintaining regular contact with legal and IRB / IACUC for compliance issues and ensuring University compliance in contracts and agreements.

Position Details

Additional Information (

Posting CategoryOperations

Working TitleContracts Specialist

Job TitleAdmin Bus Op Specialist

Salary GradeAB23S

Appointment TypeB1 - REG MGR PROF SALARY

Salary Range$60,500 - $90,800/annual

Job Requisition Begin Date07/21/2021

Required Education:Bachelor's degree

If any degree major/training is required, please specify the type. (NOTE: Concentration and minors are not equivalent to a major)

(Will consider additional related post high school education in lieu of required experience)

Required Experience3 years

If any experience is required, please specify what kind of experience:

Relevant contract negotiation experience in a medical research environment

(Will consider additional related post high school education in lieu of required experience)

Required LicenseNo

If yes, what is the required licensure/certification?


Required Computer Applications:Not Applicable

Required Other Computer Applications:

Required Additional Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  1. Excellent communication skills, both verbal and written, with demonstrated outstanding organizational skills.

  2. Demonstrated superior customer service orientation.

  3. Extensive knowledge of contract methods and procedures.

  4. Ability to work well under deadline pressures without sacrificing accuracy or customer service.

  5. Ability to handle a complex portfolio of work in an intensive multi-tasking environment.

  6. Well-developed organizational, analytical and problem-solving skills.

  7. Ability to work well as part of a team.

Preferred Education:Master's degree

If any degree/training is preferred, please specify the type:

Master’s degree or JD in a related field is preferred; knowledge of University financial and administrative policies and procedures relating to the management of contracts; experience and/or training in negotiating skills and techniques. Background in science is preferred.

Preferred Experience:


Preferred License:No

If yes, what is the preferred licensure/certification?:


Preferred Computer Applications:Microsoft Access, Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Word, Microsoft PowerPoint

Preferred Other Computer Applications:Database experience

Preferred Additional Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

Thorough working knowledge of PC-based tools including Microsoft Office Suite, data base administration and other related software.

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Requisition Specific Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

    • Do you have a minimum of a Bachelor's degree?
  • Yes

  • No

    • Do you have relevant contract negotiation experience in a medical research environment?
  • Yes

  • No

    • If you do have relevant contract negotiation experience in a medical research environment, please elaborate (If No, indicate NA).

(Open Ended Question)

    • How did you hear about this position?
  • Careerlink

  • Employee Referral

  • HERC

  • Indeed

  • Job Fair

  • Lincoln Journal Star

  • Linkedin

  • Omaha World Herald

  • UNMC Job Site

  • Facebook

  • NEWorks

  • Handshake

  • Other

    • If Other, please specify the source. Otherwise, indicate NA.

(Open Ended Question)

    • Within the past 6 months, have you been affected by a reduction in force or grant funding expiration with the University of Nebraska Medical Center?
  • Yes

  • No

Applicant Documents

Required Documents

  • Cover Letter

  • Resume

Optional Documents

  • C.V.

  • Other Doc