Job Description

Job Title: Contracts Administrator
Job ID: 726686
Status: Full-Time
Regular/Temporary: Regular
Shift: Day Job
Department: POP00 GME Office
Location: 3600 Forbes Ave, Pittsburgh PA 15213


Whether you're looking for a collaborative team setting, a career path that can lead to leadership, an excellent work-life balance, or experience with an industry leader, our Contracts Administrator opportunity offers many ways for you to get involved! 

The Contract Administrator is concerned with all tasks supporting the preparation of, negotiation, and completion of physician employment contracts between the various departments within UPP. Review and analyze contractual provisions related to employment of physicians. The Contract Administrator must be able to identify problems and problem areas and resolve issues independently. The Contract Administrator must be able to process several projects at the same time without affecting the quality of work performed.

  • Act as liaison between UPMC legal counsel and Department Administrators to respond to questions that arise concerning contractual rights, obligations, and other contractual matters.
  • Assess existing contracts to ascertain the effectiveness of automatic renewal and termination provisions, and ensure the departments are notified timely regarding employment contracts that will be coming up for renewal.
  • Assist with maintenance of a database for employment contract administration within UPP.
  • Assists in handling various employment contract issues in conjunction with Manager, Contract Administration, Sr. Vice President, Administrative Services and Physician Relations & Sr. Associate Counsel and Vice President of Legal and Regulatory Affairs.
  • Assists in the procurement and tracking of special opinion letters and special salary caps.
  • Drafts Employment Agreements and Amendments with special attention to issues involving immigration regulations and policies and enforceability of restrictive covenants
  • Provide review and analysis of offers of employment and Faculty Compensation Change Forms to ensure compliance with legal requirements and UPP policy.
  • Report on and analyze significant changes in contractual terms impacting the UPP.
  • Work with non-departmental staff in the collection of information necessary to evaluate employment contract opportunities.


  • Bachelors degree in finance or related business field required.
  • Minimum of one year of related work experience required.
  • Juris Doctorate preferred.
  • Working knowledge of contracting, regulations in healthcare and general legal principles related to contracts.
  • Must possess analytical and problem solving skills as well as the ability to coordinate with others and communicate effectively with various management levels within the organization.
  • In addition, candidate must understand health system implications of the contract process.
  • Must possess a working knowledge of PC based systems (excel, Databases, etc.).
  • Ability to work in fast-paced office and meet deadlines, as directed by the Manager, Contract Administration

    Licensure, Certifications, and Clearances:
  • Act 34 Criminal Clearance

UPMC is an equal opportunity employer. Minority/Females/Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities

Salary Range: $22.60 to $39.11 / hour

Union Position: No

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