Senior Contract Officer/Assistant Manager, ORC

The University of Arizona's Office of Research Contracts (ORC) invites applications for the position of Senior Contract Officer/Assistant Manager. ORC (Grant & Contract Admin V). The Senior Contract Analyst/Assistant Manager is responsible for reviewing, negotiating, and approving over 3,000 grant, contract, and other agreements annually on behalf of the University of Arizona. The Senior Contract Officer/Assistant Manager is responsible for the processing and negotiation of complex agreements related to funding from Federal, State and local governments, Industry, non-profits and academia.

The Office of Research Contracts and Sponsored Projects Services (SPS) units within Research Innovation & Impact (RII) assist the University of Arizona research community in its efforts to secure external funding by providing high quality administrative and financial services to assist faculty and staff with proposals, provide guidance on the management of grants and contracts, and offer training on research administration topics.

The successful candidate will have excellent interpersonal and collaborative skills, the ability to interact effectively with a diverse constituency and the ability to work within tight and conflicting deadlines.

Outstanding UA benefits include health, dental, and vision insurance plans; life insurance and disability programs; paid vacation, sick leave, and holidays; UA/ASU/NAU tuition reduction for the employee and qualified family members; state and optional retirement plans; access to UA recreation and cultural activities; and more!

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Please Note: Remote, Arizona work-from-home option is available for this position.

Contact Information

University of Arizona





Background Information



  • College/University
  • Non-Profit
  • Government
  • Legal
  • Compliance
  • Finance, Operations
  • Government
  • Grants and Contracts
  • Research Administrator/Manager
  • Sponsored Projects/Programs



Target Job Information


  • Full Time