Central Washington University

Ellensburg , WA

Public Works Contract Specialist #2738

Central Washington University
Ellensburg, WA Full-time
Posted on March 14, 2019

Central Washington University (CWU) - Public Works Contract Specialist.

Compensation: $3,488 per month up to $4,577 per month. 

Central Washington University (CWU) is an Affirmative Action/Equal Employment Opportunity/Title IX/Veteran/Disability Employer.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • A bachelor's degree involving major study in business administration, public administration, law, or closely related field, and one year of experience in reviewing, negotiating, administering and/or terminating contracts;
    OR A master's degree in business administration, public administration, law, or closely related field;
    OR Applicable combination of education and/or experience which demonstrates the ability to perform the essential functions of the position.
  • Experience in interpreting complex written rules, laws, policies, or procedures
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience in reviewing, negotiating, administering and/or terminating contracts on behalf of a local, state, or federal government agency.
  • Experience working in construction or a higher education setting.
  • Experience in contract cost or price analysis.


  • Accountability/Dependability: Accepts responsibility for quality of own work; acknowledges and corrects mistakes. Shows up on time, meets standards, deadlines and work schedules.
  • Attention to Detail: Checks work to ensure accuracy and completeness. Strives to minimize errors.
  • Teamwork: Promotes cooperation and mutual support to achieve goals. Encourages participation and mutual support.
  • Adaptability/Flexibility: Responds positively to changing business needs and responsibilities; recovers quickly from setbacks and finds alternatives.
  • Commitment to Diversity: Recognizes the value of diversity and helps create an environment that supports and embraces diversity.
  • Abilities: Is able to deal professionally and effectively with representatives of business, the professions, and institutions to agree on terms of contracts and ensure compliance with contract terms.