Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University is seeking a Contract Administrator to provide contract administration for groups of projects spread among internal and external team members, including guidance on what issues may present a compliance liability to the university. The Contract Administrator reports to the Director, Office of Sponsored Research Administration, and serves as an on-going liaison between university administration, principal investigators, faculty, and staff. This position is responsible for providing guidance to principal investigators regarding government and industry proposals and contracts, including but not limited to adherence to the FAR’s, OMB, and other government contract regulations including applicable policies, procedures, rules and regulations of the university and sponsoring agency.
The Contract Administrator monitors and reports on budget management of contracts awarded to the university, and records and maintains contract information in the university systems.
Responsibilities include the following:Manage proposal submissions for government and industry research contracts, including: provide guidance to principal investigators, project budget creation and review, compliance review, and interpretation of funding agency regulations. Manage awarded research contracts, including fiscal management, invoicing, monitoring of allowable expenses, cost sharing, tracking and reporting contract performance and overall financial administration of contracts. Maintain contract files, sub-contracts, contract modifications, consulting agreements, split-funding forms, effort reporting, sub-recipient monitoring, record retention of contract documents.Coordinate other activities, special reports, projects, and other related duties as assigned. Generate reports as requested, and raise potential concerns involving contract budget management, administration, compliance issues and other key issues regarding contract administration and compliance.