Agreement Maintenance and Compliance Manager
The Office of Research at Old Dominion University is seeking
candidates for the Agreement Maintenance and Compliance Manager
(full-time, 12 month) position. This position will lead end-to-end
negotiation and contracting process with collaborators through
negotiation of contract terms (MTAs, CRADAs, NDAs, etc.) to support
the University’s research activities. Other duties include:
management and implementation of programs that ensure that the
Office of Research and ODURF remain compliant in its obligations to
funding agencies of sponsored research, as well as monitoring
licensee diligence; ensure that ODU meets all binding commitments
that are contained in research contracts, licenses and other
agreements; maintain complete records of all disclosed NDAs, MTAs,
CRADAS; and other agreements by ODU to support research and assist
with education for university faculty, students, and staff on
contract compliance issues.
Required Education: Professional degree (Juris Doctor) or graduate degree (master’s in contract management, government contracts, compliance law, legal studies or equivalent legal graduate degree).
Required Qualifications: Considerable prior experience reviewing and interpreting various contracts; NDAs, MTAs, CRADAs, Teaming, License Agreements, government contracts and sponsored agreements. Basic/working experience in a technology transfer office at a university. Proficient in Adobe, Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and video conferencing (e.g. Zoom). Excellent communication skills and attention to detail. Superior analytical and organizational skills consistent with keeping up with deadlines. Basic/working knowledge of the Bayh-Dole Act and the ability to review and interpret various contract; NDAs, MTAs, CRADAs, Teaming, and License Agreements, and Sponsored agreements.
Preferred Qualifications: Considerable knowledge of agreement management databases such as Inteum.
Review Date: This position closes on April 14, 2021.
It is the policy of Old Dominion University to provide equal employment, educational and social opportunities for all persons, without regard to race (or traits historically associated with race including hair texture, hair type, and protective hairstyles such as braids, locks, and twists), color, religion, sex or gender (including pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical conditions), national origin, gender identity or expression, age, veteran status, disability, political affiliation, sexual orientation or genetic information. Minorities, women, veterans and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply.