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TTUHSC Contracting Office Responsibilities

The Contracting Office provides administrative support to the Executive Vice President Finance and Administration for the review, approval, and execution of contracts required for the:

Our goal is to support the educational and research missions of the Institution by facilitating the execution of business contracts while ensuring compliance with Board of Regents' Rules and Regulations and Institutional, state, and federal laws, policies, and procedures.

Your Responsibilities as Contract Manager

Departments should ensure that all Institutional policies and procedures including purchasing requirements are met prior to submitting a contract for review and signature. The other party should not be authorized to proceed, nor should payment be approved, until the contract is fully executed (signed by all parties).

As the departmental manager for a contract, your responsibilities include, but may not be limited to, the following:

Approval and Execution of Contracts. No person has the authority to commit Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center for any purpose (e.g., enter into agreements) except as authorized in Regents' Rules, Section 07.12, and HSC OP 10.11, "Delegation of Authority by the President." Contract managers are cautioned that no commitments or other action should be taken on the contract until final execution by the authorized officers or approval by the Board of Regents has been obtained.