Salary for Announcement:
The anticipated hiring range for this position is $49,900 -
$62,400. The full salary range is $49,900 - $74,900.
The salary of the finalist(s) selected for this role will be set
based on a variety of factors, including but not limited to,
internal equity, experience, education, specialty and
The above salary range represents the University’s good faith and
reasonable estimate of the range of possible compensation at the
time of posting.
Office of the Controller
- Create, negotiate, and write leases and contracts for goods and
services, as well as Memoranda of Understanding, Affiliation
Agreements, and various other contractual agreements for the campus
community. Review and/or approve purchases by University
departments that involve vendor terms & conditions.
- Negotiate with vendors, users, and professional groups
concerning terms and conditions, pricing, and goods/services to
ensure compliance with Federal, State, and University requirements
and for general legal sufficiency while achieving agency
- Inform and advise campus faculty and staff on purchasing and
contracting policies and procedures.
- In exercising these duties, this position will be required to
exercise independent analysis, interpretation, and judgment to
ensure that contract documents sufficiently protect the interests
of the University and the State and that the University is
receiving the best value possible while maintaining the legal
integrity of the contract.
- Act as backup for other Business Services staff members,
including entering work orders in Workday; creating and updating
vendors in Workday.
- Assisting with State Fleet/Motorpool requests
- Maintain and update the Workday role assignments, which
includes verifying employment status and authority of employees
seeking signatory authority and those approving the authority.
These roles are used to determine who is authorized to make
purchases and approve payments throughout the University.
- Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university *(or
a combination of education and experience completing and drafting
contracts and/or other procurement support documents (one year of
education is equal to two years of related experience).
- One year of professional experience drafting, negotiating or
reviewing contracts and/or other procurement documents or working
in contract administration, contract management, or procurement.
Effective written and verbal communication skills.
- Colorado State or other governmental contracting or purchasing
- Experience working in collaboration with others to complete
tasks or projects
- Ability to problem solve
- Demonstrated ability to read, analyze, and interpret contract
- Experience developing statements of work
- Demonstrated ability to be detail oriented, ensure accuracy and
meet deadlines in a fast-paced environment
- Experience using Microsoft Office Suite to include Word, Excel
and Outlook, or similar software
- Experience working in compliance with State and Federal rules
- Knowledge of Workday, and particularly Workday Procurement
Monday - Friday, 8am - 5pm, Position will begin fully on site and
may transition to hybrid after training.
Instructions to Apply:
Please apply through MSU Denver
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intended for someone with little or no familiarity with the
Select Begin Your Job Search, then search for JR101566. Internal
applicants must apply through their MSU Denver Workday profile by
searching 'Find Jobs'. Please apply by Monday, October 23rd at
11:59pm for full consideration. Applications that do not
contain all required documents may not receive full
Open Until Filled
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The University will provide reasonable accommodations to applicants
with disabilities throughout the employment application process. To
request an accommodation pursuant to the Americans with
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Metropolitan State University of Denver is a unique,
access-oriented campus community that values diversity, equity, and
inclusion in all its forms. Our student population consists of
nearly 58% first generation students and over 50% students of
color. We are a designated Hispanic Serving Institution located in
We create an equitable learning and working environment in concert
with individuals who consistently demonstrate commitment to equity
and inclusion. We greatly value the diverse identities and
perspectives of our students, faculty, and staff and recognize that
in order to achieve a just and equitable society, diversity must go
beyond simple representation. It requires critical inquiry and
dialogue and a commitment to action. We strive to provide a culture
of belonging for all community members to achieve personal and