Research Services
21004338 Requisition #
Thanks for your interest in the Contract Administrator position. Unfortunately this position has been closed but you can search our 581 open jobs by clicking here.


Education or Equivalency Required

Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration or related field or an equivalent combination of education and experience.

Required Qualifications

  • Demonstrate considerable, typically 3-5 years of professional experience with reviewing, drafting and negotiating contracts.
  • Must thrive in a high-volume, fast-paced environment and have the organizational skills to manage a large workload.
  • Demonstrate the ability to perform tasks that require accuracy and detail-level attention, at an extensive level of proficiency.
  • Demonstrate excellent communication, interpersonal, and relationship management skills.
  • Demonstrate a commitment to service excellence and the ability to meet or exceed service needs and expectations.
  • Demonstrate independent judgement and critical thinking skills.
  • Ability to work within a team and alone or with limited guidance as appropriate.

Desirable Qualifications

  • Experience in government, industry or healthcare contracting.
  • Research administration contracting experience with Federal or non-federal sponsors.
  • Experience drafting and negotiating confidentiality agreements, data transfer and use agreements, material transfer agreements, corporate funded clinical trial contracts, or industry research contracts.
  • A working knowledge of the Federal Acquisition Regulations (FAR).
  • Professional experience in a legal or business setting. 
  • Advanced degree in a related discipline.   JD or MBA is preferred.

Application Details and Instructions:

Upload the following required documents and mark them as a “Relevant File” to the submission:

  • Cover Letter
  • Resume

Job openings are posted for a minimum of 14 calendar days and may be removed from posting and filled any time after the original posting period has ended. Successful candidates will be subject to a criminal background check and verification of academic credentials. Up to 5 professional references will be requested at a later step in the recruitment process.

Contact:  Sarah Tillman (sarah-tillman@uiowa.edu)

Equal opportunity/affirmative action employer

The University of Iowa is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply and will receive consideration for employment free from discrimination on the basis of race, creed, color, religion, national origin, age, sex, pregnancy (including childbirth and related conditions), disability, genetic information, status as a U.S. veteran, service in the U.S. military, sexual orientation, gender identity, or associational preferences.

Persons with disabilities who need assistance or accommodations with the application or interview process may contact University Human Resources/Faculty and Staff Disability Services, (319) 335-2660 or fsds@uiowa.edu.  For jobs in UI Health care, please contact UI Health care Leave & Disability Administration at 319-356-7543.

Previous Job Searches

My Profile

Create and manage profiles for future opportunities.

Go to Profile

My Submissions

Track your opportunities.

My Submissions

Are you a Military Veteran?

Contact us to learn more about how to qualify for Veteran's Preference.

Similar Listings

Iowa City, Iowa, United States

📁 Research Services

Iowa City, Iowa, United States

📁 Research Services

Iowa City, Iowa, United States

📁 Research Services