ABOUTTHEPOSITION The Contract Coordinator position is a new position on the Contracts and Purchasing Team in Fiscal Services. This position will provide technical assistance to Normandale Community College for Income Contracts, Shared Employee Agreements, Inter/Intra-Agency Agreements and non-template purchasing contracts, e.g. agreements from vendors, license agreement, end-user license agreement (EULA).
This position will assure timely contract management and renewal for software contracts; supporting revenue generating activities, and assuring timely payment of invoice to our vendors.
PLEASENOTE: To be qualified for this position, you must meet all of the following Minimum Qualifications. Ensure that your resume contains descriptions of your work experiences sufficient for comparison against the requirements stated below.
Minimum Qualifications: (required to have to enter job)
Three or more years of purchasing experience including preparing and executing contracts, leases, and general business practices.
Bachelor's Degree or equivalent education and experience in Accounting, Law or related field.
General knowledge of Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP), procedures and systems
Knowledge of contract procedures and industry practices; including knowledge of contract law and its general application.
Strong written and oral communication skills necessary to construct written contracts, and other business documents and effectively communicate content to end users.
Experience with purchasing software, ERP and archive and retrieval systems.
Proficiency with personal computers and associated software, including Microsoft Office; advanced skills in Microsoft Excel.
Preferred Qualifications: (desired but not required to have to enter job)
Knowledge of contract negotiation, management and amendment with respect to state contract procedures; including knowledge of pertinent legal implication.
Knowledge of State of Minnesota and Minnesota State statutes, policies and procedures as applicable to purchasing, contracts, amendments, budgeting and expenses.
Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with legal representative (OGC/AG), administrators, staff, faulty, vendors and other parties encountered while performing job duties.
Ability to manage numerous projects and tasks simultaneously; and to make decisions independently.
Prior experience with Minnesota State's systems: ISRS, Marketplace, e-Builder and the State of Minnesota SWIFT system.
Professional credential: CPA, Paralegal, or related in business, accounting or law.
Experience within a higher education environment.
ABOUTNORMANDALE Normandale Community College is located in Bloomington, Minnesota, which is in the southwest metropolitan region of Minneapolis/St. Paul, Minnesota and one of the fastest growing areas of the state. With a population of over 3.5 million, the Twin Cities is home to a variety of cultural communities and features a growing economy, a plethora of arts and recreation opportunities, excellent public schools and health care systems, as well as thriving cultural and community organizations. A recent study estimates the contribution of Normandale Community College to the regional economy to be over $410 million dollars and 3,474 jobs.
Founded in 1968, and offering over 50 Associate degree programs, Normandale is the largest community college in the Minnesota State Colleges and Universities system, serving almost 15,000 students from diverse backgrounds. With student success as a primary focus, Normandale is dedicated to the mission of ensuring students have the highest quality education.
GREATBENEFITSPACKAGE! As an agency of the State of Minnesota, Normandale offers a comprehensive benefits package including medical, dental, vision insurance, short and long term disability, generous vacation and sick leave, 11 paid holidays each year, employer paid life insurance, pre-tax flexible spending accounts, retirement plans, and tax-deferred compensation. Additional benefits include tuition waivers available to certain dependents, once qualifying criteria is met.
For information on benefits, visit SEGIP's website. This position is also part of Minnesota Association of Professional Employees (MAPE). The collective bargaining agreement outlines many additional benefits provided, including relocation allowances.
Internal Number: 1599
About Normandale Community College
Normandale Community College is located in Bloomington, Minnesota, which is in the southwest metropolitan region of Minneapolis/St. Paul (Twin Cities) and one of the fastest growing areas in the state. With a population of over 3.5 million, the Twin Cities is home to a variety of cultural communities and features vast arts and entertainment, athletic and family activities, a growing economy, and exceptional public schools and healthcare systems.Founded in 1968, Normandale Community College serves a student population of approximately 15,000 students annually and offers over 50 Associate degree programs.. Normandale is the largest community college in the Minnesota State Colleges and Universities system. To learn more about our strategic vision, visit http://www.normandale.edu/Normandale2020.