The Colorado River District seeks a candidate to fill a full-time Contract Administrator/Information Specialist position in the Glenwood Springs office. 

Position Summary:

  • Under minimal supervision, works with project managers to identify contract needs, and works with the legal department and project managers to prepare and implement contracts. Maintains detailed and organized contract files and tracks all administrative aspects of contracts. Maintains an auditable digital file for each contract. Prepares and disseminates information to appropriate employees regarding contract status, contract budgets, and facilitates in-house communication and meetings. Prepares contract amendments, monitors contract progress, including the status of the contract and deliverables. Prepares contracts for termination and ensures all deliverables have been received and final payments made.
  • Works closely with the Director of Strategic Partnerships to execute and manage Community Funding Partnership (CFP) agreements by working with awardees to gather and finalize all required documents to execute the funding award and assisting with contract management and financial tracking of awards. Tasks include working with awardees to finalize their scope of work, budget, and insurance documents, reviewing and tracking invoices, reviewing progress and final payment requests, and assisting with records management.
  • Works with the Chief of Operations and General Manager to analyze records management needs of the organization and develop policies, procedures, record retention schedules, disposition schedules, and disaster recovery plans for the organizations records. Assists with coordination of a records imaging system including development and maintenance of the system, troubleshooting, and training personnel. Works with contractors and consultants to maintain and implement records system solutions and digitize historical paper records.

A successful candidate must be highly skilled in administrative, legal and/or technical areas including advanced skills in computer and Microsoft Office 365 programs gained through five plus years of extensive, high level administrative work experiences or equivalent combination of education and experience.  Bachelor’s degree in business or related area preferred.

Further details about the essential functions of the position, required background and experience, and skills and competencies can be found in the position description.

The salary range for the position is $60,620 – $84,866. The River District also offers a competitive and comprehensive benefits package summarized here.

Interested candidates should submit a cover letter and resume to Audrey Turner, Chief of Operations, at no later than Sunday, October 31, 2021.  

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