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Senior Contract Administrator 5

University of California, Berkeley

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Job ID: 24007

Location: Off Campus-Berkeley

Full/Part Time: Full-Time

Regular/Temporary: Regular

Department: UNEX Administrative Depts

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Departmental Overview

New Academic Ventures at Berkeley (NAV-B) is a new unit in the Provost’s office of UC Berkeley focused on the evaluation, development, implementation, and success of revenue generating academic initiatives across the campus that are grounded in our university mission of access and excellence.


The senior contract administrator will be a key member of the new NAV-B team, working with senior leaders on everything from business ideation and partnership-building to negotiation and contract completion. In collaboration with colleagues, works with schools and departments across the Berkeley campus and externally with potential corporate and university partners to develop, review and analyze contracts for academic revenue generating projects.

Required Qualifications

  • Expertise in drafting, reviewing, evaluating, implementing campus business contracts
  • Business acumen as demonstrated by degree or experience in business environment
  • Knowledge or experience in international contract law
  • Expert knowledge of contracting principles and practices and knowledge of Copyright, Trademark, and Federal and State laws associated with business contracts in academia.
  • Ability to provide expert advice and guidance on business transactions in a complex legal and policy environment.
  • J.D. and member of the California Bar

Salary & Benefits

Salary is commensurate with experience. For information on the comprehensive benefits package offered by the University visit:

How to Apply

Please submit your cover letter and resume as a single attachment when applying.

Other Information

This is a 1 year contract position.

Conviction History Background

This is a designated position requiring fingerprinting and a background check due to the nature of the job responsibilities. Berkeley does hire people with conviction histories and reviews information received in the context of the job responsibilities. The University reserves the right to make employment contingent upon successful completion of the background check.

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