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UNIVERSITY OF LOUISVILLE
Professional/Administrative Job Specification 
(11/02)



Job Title: Director, Contract and Risk Management Administration
Class Code:   000025

Job Summary

The individual has the primary responsibility for the administration of contracts and leases with outside organizations, including; the Bookstore Programs; the Food Service Programs; Soda and Snack Vending Programs; Dormitory Laundry; Real Property Leases where the University is leasing property from others and where the University is leasing property to others; and other contracts as assigned by the Office of the Vice President for Administration. In addition, this position has the primary responsibility for the University's insurance; liability insurance; directors & officers insurance; workers' compensation insurance, etc. Part of the responsibilities include filing and negotiating the settlement of claims with insurance companies as well as binding coverage for newly acquired insurance policies. This position is also responsible for preparing Requests for Proposals, conducting the proposal process and subsequent negotiations with contractors for the programs stated above as well as any others assigned by the Office of the Vice President for Administration.

Duties and Responsibilities

Establish and implement procedures for negotiating, approving and administering contracts between University of Louisville, its affiliated corporations and external agencies. Conduct the Request for Proposal process from beginning to end for contracts under the responsibility of Contract Administration and Risk Management, including preparation of the Request for Proposals, conducting the proposal process, negotiating contracts, and understanding the state statutes governing this process (Model Procurement Code - KRS 45A).

Assume administrative responsibility for the University's Office of Insurance and Risk Management and serve as the Senior Risk Manager of the University and its affiliated corporations. Including administration of the University's Workers' Compensation program, as well as preparation of the insurance Request for Proposals, conducting the proposal process, selecting and binding coverage for the University. Responsible for knowing and understanding the state statutes governing the purchase of insurance (KRS 45A.022 and 56.100 - 56.185).

Establish and implement procedures for selecting, negotiating, and administering all leases for real property of the University and its affiliated corporations. This includes leases of property to external agencies and leases of property from external agencies. Responsible for knowing and understanding the state statutes governing leases (KRS 56.800 - 56.820).

Assume administrative responsibility for the Bookstore Programs of the University and to serve as the Chair of the Bookstore Advisory Committee. Including regular contact with the Bookstore Manager to help resolve contract issues, answer questions and give guidance from the University's perspective, assist in program implementation, etc.

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Establish and implement procedures for selecting, negotiating, and administering all leases for real property of the University and its affiliated corporations. This includes leases of property to external agencies and leases of property from external agencies. Responsible for knowing and understanding the state statutes governing leases (KRS 56.800 - 56.820).

Assume administrative responsibility for the Bookstore Programs of the University and to serve as the Chair of the Bookstore Advisory Committee. Including regular contact with the Bookstore Manager to help resolve contract issues, answer questions and give guidance from the university's perspective, assist in program implementation, etc.

Assume administrative responsibility of the Food Service Programs of the University and to serve as the Chair of the Food Service Advisory Committee. This includes daily communication with the Food Service Director to resolve contract issues, answer questions and give advice from the University's perspective, assist in program implementation, etc.

Assume administrative responsibility of the University Vending Program. Including the development of RFPs, contract negotiations, monitoring contractual obligations, regular contact with the external vendors to ensure the vending services meet or exceed the University's expectations.

Perform other administrative duties as assigned by the Associate Vice President for Administration.

Knowledge, Training and Skills

Master's degree in Business or related field.

Experience

Nine years of experience in administration of business functions in higher education.

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