Manager, Professional Contracts Administration in Center City, MN

Hazelden   •  

Center City, MN 55012

Industry: Education, Government & Non-Profit


5 - 7 years

Posted 56 days ago


The Manager of Professional Contracts Administration will be responsible for ensure consistent management of all proposals and contracts. This generally includes oversight of the contract management process, as well as development of specific standards for bidding and submission, contract negotiations and document management. The contract manager's role in the contract development process requires close collaboration with various departments, including Solutions and Training, Legal, Human Resources and Finance.

Specifically, this position will focus on contract management for execution of contracts tied to specific grant funding, reporting, compliance, and regular communication to all involved in order to meet the financial and operational goals of the organization.

  • Oversee Publishing contract development and management activities, and enforce organizational principles of integrity and compliance.
  • Responsible for leading and planning the billing activities for Publishing contracts that have been executed.
  • Manage royalties processing, licensing and agreements for Publishing products, services and third party partners.
  • Create a culture of collaboration and respect


Required Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree in business contract administration, finance, accounting or related field
  • Minimum of 5 years of experience in the grants and/or contract management field
  • Minimum of 2 years of experience in leadership and management
  • · Organizing and coordinating skills.
  • · Ability to perform complex tasks and to prioritize multiple projects.
  • · Strong interpersonal and communication skills and the ability to work effectively with a wide range of constituencies in a diverse community.
  • · Information research skills.
  • · Negotiation and arbitration skills.
  • · Ability to analyze budgetary line items for compliance with budget guidelines.
  • · Ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing.
  • · Ability to make administrative/procedural decisions and judgments.
  • · Records maintenance skills.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Master's degree in business contract administration, education, or counseling
  • · Direct experience working with large (seven-figure) grants and contracts
  • · Knowledge of grant funding policies and procedures and applicable local, state, federal and organizational regulations.
  • · Database management skills.
  • · Knowledge of federal, state and/or community funding sources and mechanisms.
  • · Negotiation and arbitration skills.
  • · Knowledge and understanding of intellectual property rights laws, guidelines, and policies.
  • · Ability to provide technical advice and information to faculty and staff in area of expertise.

Valid Through: 2019-11-11