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Contracts Specialist - Office of Contracts Management

Job Number: 528171
Categories: Professional
Dallas, TX

Department: Cntrcts Mgmt Admin
Full/Part Time/PRN: Full-Time
Regular/Temporary: Regular









This position is security-sensitive and subject to Texas Education Code 51.215, which authorizes UT Southwestern to obtain criminal history record information




Salary Negotiable 



Experience and Education





Bachelor's degree in business administration, public administration, or related field and four (4) years experience in business or public administration with emphasis on customer service in financial or contracting position.  Advanced degree (Master's of Juris Doctor) preferred.




Job Duties



Drafts and reviews contract documents.  Revises contract language to meet legal requirements, including University policies, UT System policies, and applicable state and federal laws.

Negotiates contract terms with other parties, which require communication with various levels of legal and business professionals as well as following up with contracting agencies.

Maintains communication with University customers, including faculty, administration, and executive staff concerning contract negotiations, process and status. 

This includes follow up on pending documents.

Interprets contract terms and conditions. 

Requests or approves amendments to contract terms or contract extensions.

Drafts correspondence related to the contract negotiation process.




Performs other duties as assigned. 


UT Southwestern Medical Center is committed to an educational and working environment that provides equal opportunity to all members of the University community. In accordance with federal and state law, the University prohibits unlawful discrimination, including harassment, on the basis of: race; color; religion; national origin; gender, including sexual harassment; age; disability; citizenship; and veteran status. In addition, it is UT Southwestern policy to prohibit discrimination on the basis of sexual orientation, gender identity, or gender expression.

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