Procurement, Contracts and Materials Management (PCMM) is recruiting for a Construction Contracts Officer. This is a full-time (1.0 FTE) 12-month, fixed term professional faculty position. Reappointment is at the discretion of the Chief Procurement Officer (CPO).
Construction Contracts Administration (CCA) is a work group in PCMM within Business Affairs. CCA manages the procurement of goods and services necessary to construct, protect, repair, maintain, and preserve the physical facilities, infrastructure and utility systems of the University under the oversight of Capital Planning and Development. CCA provides timely, cost effective, and professional procurement services that enhance the instructional, research, and service goals of the University. The Construction Contracts Officer reports to the Construction Contracts Manager and is responsible for coordination and management of competitive solicitations for contractors and consultants, and the development of contracts to ensure high quality service for each project.
Business Affairs is a Unit within the Finance and Administration Division at Oregon State University and is responsible for the proper receipt, expenditure, accounting and financial reporting of funds in accordance with appropriate Federal and State regulations, as well as the requirements of the various other public and private sources of University funds. Business Affairs has several Departments: Payroll is responsible for processing and posting pay data for 11,000 employees monthly totaling more than $580M in compensation annually. Financial Accounting and Analysis is responsible for centralized financial oversight and analysis of University transactions, policies and processes. Its operations encompass more than $280M in vendor payments, and include related functions such as audit coordination, fiscal year-end closing, quality assurance, and financial reporting. Student Finance is responsible for the billing and collection of over $225M in tuition and fees annually, receipting and depositing of revenue in excess of $735M annually from all sources, and managing over 32,000 active ID cards and the campus card’s many programs including meal plans, door entry, and access to other campus services and events. PCMM has the responsibility to work with all University Departments to establish and manage contracts with a total value in excess of $350 million annually, to oversee the transfer, sale, or disposal of all University surplus property, and to maintain a comprehensively sustainable waste management program with trash disposal as a last resort.
Typically requires Bachelor's degree in field related to assigned responsibilities. Experience interpreting, and applying laws, regulations, policies and contracts. May require certification or licensure and/or continuing education in field related to assigned responsibilities.
Three (3) years of professional construction contracting experience with emphasis in contract administration for large-scale capital projects; AND a Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration, Accounting or Construction Management; OR three (3) additional years of professional construction contracting experience.
Exhibits excellent technical writing and drafting skill to draft solicitation and contract language, ensuring University compliance with applicable regulations and policies while meeting business objectives. Evaluates responsiveness of offers submitted in response of solicitation. Works with Chief Procurement Officer to determine validity of protests.
Experience in developing and managing professional construction and architectural contracting and procurement documents, including, but not limited to, new building construction, renovation and expansion.
Experience demonstrating strong analytic skills and sensible, effective and professional oral and written communication.
Experience applying knowledge of statutes, regulations and policies. Apply a high level of analytic skill.
Experience implementing statutes, rules, policies and procedures to support timely construction contracting and procurement.
Experience simultaneously managing numerous projects, solicitations and contracts.
Experience in regular and recent use of Microsoft Office software applications including Word, Excel, and Outlook or a proven ability to quickly master software applications generally used in the construction industry.
This position is designated as a critical or security-sensitive position; therefore, the incumbent must successfully complete a Criminal History Check and be determined to be position qualified as per OAR 576-055-0000 et seq. Incumbents are required to self-report convictions and those in Youth Programs may have additional Criminal History Checks every 24 months.
This position requires driving a University vehicle or a personal vehicle on behalf of the University; therefore, the incumbent must successfully complete a Motor Vehicle History Check, possess and maintain a current, valid driver’s license in their state of residence, be determined to be position qualified and self-report convictions as per OSUSTANDARD 576-056-0000 et seq.
Occasionally work outside office environment to include driving to off-site and on-site meetings, pre-bid walk through, and other contract related responsibilities, sometimes in adverse weather conditions.
Salary (Minimum): $56,448
Salary (Maximum): $98,712
Additional Salary Information: Starting salary within the salary range will be commmensurate with skill, education and experience.
Oregon State is a leading research university located in one of the safest, smartest, greenest small cities in the nation. Situated 90 miles south of Portland, and an hour from the Cascades or the Pacific Coast, Corvallis is the perfect home base for exploring Oregon?s natural wonders.Oregon State University has always been a place with a purpose ? making a positive difference in quality of life, ...natural resources and economic prosperity in Oregon and beyond. Through discovery, innovation and application, we are meeting challenges, solving problems and turning ideas into reality.Founded in 1868, Oregon State is the state?s Land Grant university and is one of only two universities in the U.S. to have Sea Grant, Space Grant and Sun Grant designations. Oregon State is also the only university in Oregon to hold both the Carnegie Foundation's top designation for research institutions and its prestigious Community Engagement classification.As Oregon?s leading public research university, with $261.7 million in external funding in the 2011 fiscal year, Oregon State?s impact reaches across the state and beyond. With 12 colleges, 15 Agricultural Experiment Stations, 35 county Extension offices, the Hatfield Marine Sciences Center in Newport and OSU-Cascades in Bend, Oregon State has a presence in every one of Oregon?s 36 counties, with a statewide economic footprint of $2.06 billion.Oregon State welcomes a diverse student body of over 26,000 students from across Oregon, all 50 states and more than 100 countries. They can choose from more than 200 undergraduate and more than 80 graduate degree programs, including over 30 degrees online offered through Oregon State Ecampus. Oregon State increasingly attracts high-achieving students, with nationally recognized programs in areas such as conservation biology, agricultural sciences, nuclear engineering, forestry, fisheries and wildlife management, community health, pharmacy and zoology.Oregon State also ranks high in sustainability, fourth among universities nationwide for using renewable energy and first in the Pac-12 Conference. And our students literally help power the university: 22 exercise machines at Oregon State University has always been a place with a purpose ? making a positive difference in quality of life, natural resources and economic prosperity in Oregon and beyond. Through discovery, innovation and application, we are meeting challenges, solving problems and turning ideas into reality. For more information visithttp://www.ohsu.edu/xd/about/index.cfm.The 400-acre main campus in Corvallis includes a Historic District, making Oregon State one of only a handful of U.S. university campuses listed on the National Register of Historic Places. The district includes such icons as Weatherford Hall, the Memorial Union and Benton Hall, the oldest building on the oldest building on campus.
OSU commits to inclusive excellence by advancing equity and diversity in all that we do. We are an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer, and particularly encourage applications from members of historically underrepresented racial/ethnic groups, women, individuals with disabilities, veterans, LGBTQ community members, and others who demonstrate the ability to help us achieve our vision of a diverse and inclusive community.