About Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University
Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University is an independent, culturally
diverse institution providing quality education and research in
aviation, aerospace, engineering and other related fields with
residential campuses located in Daytona Beach, Florida and
Prescott, Arizona. The University’s Worldwide campus provides
educational opportunities online and at approximately 130 locations
throughout the United States, Asia, Europe, and Central/South
As the largest and most comprehensive aviation and
aerospace-focused university in the world, Embry-Riddle is a unique
institution. Over the past 90 years, the University has evolved
with the industry to break new ground and produce top-level
graduates who serve the ever-changing needs of aviation and
aerospace and other STEM-related disciplines. Embry-Riddle offers
programs in seven primary fields of study including: Applied
Science; Aviation; Business; Computers and Technology; Engineering;
Safety, Security and Intelligence; and Space.
For Academic Year 2020-21, there were over 10,700 undergraduate,
graduate, and doctoral students that attended the University’s
residential campuses and approximately 32,700 students in total
enrolled with the University around the world.
J oin the Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University Worldwide Campus in
this critical role on our Administration and Business Operations
team. The Manager of Contract Administration is an administrative
contract management position. This position develops, modifies,
coordinates, and monitors contract processing and activities. This
position is responsible for reviewing contract requests and
proposals and for managing all contracts to include include Real
Estate Leases (new, extensions & terminations), Memorandums of
Understanding, Non-Disclosure Agreements, Letters of Intent,
Proposals, Partnership Agreements, Vendor contracts, Legal Matters,
Surety Bonds, Certificates of Insurance, and Marketing. The Manager
of Contract Administration is also responsible for annual filings
for city and county business licenses for U.S. campuses as well as
support for routine accreditation activities.
Other Job Roles and Responsibilities Include
- Developing, modifying, coordinating, and monitoring the
processing and timely execution of contracts with the offices of
the members of the University Cabinet Leadership Team including the
- Reviewing and analyzing to determine existing contract
preparation, processing, monitoring, developing and approval
- Revising existing procedures or develops new ones to increase
efficiency of contract processing.
- Developing standard formats to clarify contract terms and
provisions; track progress of contracts, administer contracts, and
prepare reports to minimize delays and follow up with providers to
ensure required contract documents are submitted in a timely
- Meeting with Chancellor, Vice-Chancellors and Directors to
determine necessary terms and provisions to be included in
- Participating in contract negotiations with the University’s
Chief Counsel, Legal Office representatives and Vice President of
Worldwide on the appropriateness of contract terms.
- Gathering required vendor and financial data from various
sources, conduct financial review and analysis; modify contract
templates and exhibits as needed.
- Representing Worldwide in a liaison capacity between
departmental staff and other agencies involved in the contract
development and approval process. Establishes and maintains
effective working relationships with Worldwide Leadership,
University Cabinet Members and Leadership of sister campuses in
Daytona Beach and Prescott.
- Facilitating of WW bonds and insurance.
- Developing and maintaining digital records and prepare various
reports as requested by Chancellor and/or Vice Chancellors on an as
needed basis (such as Lease Spreadsheets)
- Responsible for developing contract language standards in close
collaboration with University’s Legal Office for existing and new
contracts and negotiates contract terms with internal and external
- Drafting and submitting notifications, prospectuses, and
requests for approval to SACSCOC. Providing guidance to other WW
administrative departments on SACSCOC policies to ensure compliance
for administrative changes at the campuses.
- Managing daily aspects of Regional Workforce Board Eligible
Training Provider (ETPL) scholarship funding efforts to include:
reviewing regulations and requirements, providing recommendations
on viability, managing and providing support for application
efforts, ensuring adherence to requirements/deadlines, supporting
industry partnership efforts, etc.
- High School Diploma or GED equivalent.
- Contract development, management and administration.
- Experience presenting to C-Level executives both orally and in
- Research methods, techniques and standard sources of
information as they relate to contract administration.
- Technical expertise with Microsoft operating systems, Access,
Excel, PowerPoint, Word, Outlook/email, and Internet end-user.
- Excellent written and verbal skills.
- The ability to interpret and write legal documents.