Posted: Thursday, February 8, 2018 1:23 AM
Employment Status:AF : Active : Regular : Full Time
Job Summary 13;
The Contracts Administrator, reporting to the Technology Transfer Contracts Manager, will be responsible for the negotiation and preparation of Confidentiality Agreements, Consulting Agreements, Material Transfer Agreements, Data Transfer Agreements, Research Collaboration Agreements, and other agreements in support of research within the Research Institute and the Hospital.
Additionally, the Contracts Administrator will: (1) maintain the departmental agreement data base; (2) ensure compliance with NIH regulations covering NIH funded inventions; (3) participate in the drafting, preparation, and negotiation of Inter Institutional agreements, and other agreements as requested; (4) assist with development and implementation of institutional policies and procedures related to research projects requiring written contracts negotiated by the Office of Technology Transfer; and (5) work with corporate or institutional liaisons to resolve contractual issues within agreements.
Job Responsibilities 13;
Prepare for execution in a timely fashion and according to Hospital policies and department procedures: Confidentiality Agreements, Data Transfer Agreements, Faculty Consulting Agreements, Collaborative Research Agreements, and Material Transfer Agreements.
:Work with the Technology Transfer Contracts Manager and individual investigators and personnel within the Hospital in the preparation and submission of agreements.
:Review and discuss agreements with the Technology Transfer Contracts Manager, internal Hospital and department personnel, and legal staff to ensure compliance with institutional policies and procedures
:With supervision, work with corporate contract liaisons to resolve contractual issues within agreements
:Identify any problematic language that may require negotiation and/or input from other CHOP office such as Office of Technology Transfer, Risk Management, and Office of General Counsel; responsible for timely contract execution and appropriate escalation of stalled contract negotiation
:As applicable, ensure consistency between the informed consent document and the material and/or data transfer agreement
:Actively participate in process improvement initiatives to provide above average customer service to the Research Institute
:Function as Departmental liaison in staff meetings with internal Hospital staff and external corporate research sponsors
:Maintain active communication with all stakeholders including investigators, research personnel, OTT management, and industry sponsors
:As applicable, provide to accounting department and other research departments necessary documentation for post award management
Maintain complete and accurate database entries of all agreements negotiated.
:Utilize Inteum and other institutional databases per OTT SOPs
:Generate reports as needed to measure and manage workflow efficiently and effectively
:Provide reports to research teams as requested
Enhance knowledge and understanding of academic standards and policies in negotiations of research agreements through ongoing personal development
Develop, organize, participate in and/or conduct orientations, workshops, presentations, etc., on behalf of OTT.
Assume additional responsibilities as assigned
Required Licenses, Certifications, Registrations 13;
Required Education and Experience 13;
:Required Education: Bachelors Degree or higher, or commensurate work experience in lieu of degree
:Required Experience: an advanced legal degree, e.g., JD, may be sufficient in lieu of professional experience. 13;
Preferred Education, Experience and Cert/Lic 13;
:Bachelors of/in Paralegal Studies preferred
:Paralegal training and healthcare and/or clinical research experience preferred.
:1:2 years of contracting experience preferred
• Location: South Jersey
• Post ID: 52784597 southjersey