Research Contracts Officer
University of Regina
Regina, Saskatchewan, CA
3d ago

Position Title Research Contracts Officer Faculty / Department VP Research Unit Research Office Employee Group URFA APT Collective Agreement Consideration Open with preference given to APT members.

CUPE 5791 Job Family Category Staff Number of Vacancies 1 Position Summary

The Research Office invites applications for a Research Contracts Officer. Reporting to the Manager of Research Partnerships, the Research Contracts Officer reviews and provides advice on research-related agreements and contracts administered by the Research Office.

S / he renegotiates contracts with external agencies in cases where clauses are not acceptable to the University. The Research Contracts Officer will ensure all agreements comply with university policy and that faculty members understand their rights and obligations under the contract.

Position Requirements

Position Requirements :

  • An undergraduate degree and formal training in contract and / or intellectual property law is required.
  • 2-4 years of relevant experience in contract review and negotiation.
  • Demonstrated in-depth knowledge of contract and intellectual property laws is required.
  • Knowledge of University research, finance and insurance practices, and Tri-Council policies and procedures are considered an asset.
  • Familiarity with, and ability to understand, complex legal language addressing intellectual property, confidentiality, indemnification and insurance, and publication requirements is required.
  • Ability to work independently as well as in a team environment.
  • Excellent judgment, oral and written communication, interpersonal, problem-solving and organizational skills.
  • Strong analytical and negotiating skills.
  • Flexibility, initiative, creativity; attention to detail and comfort with ambiguity.
  • Strong computer skills in Microsoft Office programs including the demonstrated ability to work with a broad range of internal and external complex database information system tools and electronic processing systems.
  • Physical Demands Pay Grade APT 6 Salary Range $69,536-$93,824 (effective July 1, 2020) Status Term Work Hours

    Monday to Friday

    8 : 15 am to 4 : 30 pm

    Duration (if Term / Temporary) 3 Month Term Full-Time / Part-Time Full Time Preference Posting Target Posting Contact Information Job Open Date 06 / 16 / 2020 Job Close Date 06 / 22 / 2020 Open Until Filled Special Application Instructions Diversity Statement

    The University of Regina is committed to an inclusive workplace that reflects the richness of the community that we serve.

    The University welcomes applications from all qualified individuals, including individuals within the University’s employment equity categories of women, persons with disabilities, members of visible minorities, Indigenous persons, individuals of diverse gender and sexual orientation and all groups protected by the Human Rights Code.

    Competition Number 20200135A / S

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