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Contract Authority Chart

President
  1. All types of contractual agreements
Provost of the University
  1. Professional consultant contracts not to exceed $100,000
  2. Personnel contracts
  3. Affiliation agreements as defined in PUR 004
  4. Speakers' contracts
  5. Performance contracts not to exceed $100,000
  6. Construction change orders
  7. Escrow instructions, deeds, promissory notes, easements, real property leases and licenses, and other items related thereto
  8. Settlement agreements when approved as to legal form by University counsel
  9. Trademark applications relating to the University's indicia and academic programs
  10. Other agreements or contracts that relate directly to the responsibilities and functions of the Office of the Provost of the University
  11. All other contracts, other than procurement contracts, the authority for which has been delegated pursuant to PUR 202 to the individuals reporting to the Office of the Provost of the University
Executive Vice President, Treasurer and Chief Financial Officer
  1. Professional consultant contracts not to exceed $100,000
  2. Personnel contracts
  3. Affiliation agreements as defined in PUR 004
  4. Speakers' contracts
  5. Performance contracts not to exceed $100,000
  6. Construction change orders
  7. Real property purchases and sales agreements, escrow instructions, deeds, promissory notes, easements, real property leases and licenses, and other items related thereto
  8. Settlement agreements when approved as to legal form by University counsel
  9. Trademark applications relating to the University's indicia and academic programs
  10. Contracts that relate to the use of University physical facilities other than ASU Gammage Auditorium, Sun Devil Stadium, Wells Fargo Arena and the Kerr Cultural Center
  11. Third party financing agreements
  12. Agreements that relate to TV, radio, and other media rights
  13. Vendor agreements for faculty and staff purchases
  14. Agreements with affiliated entities of the University
  15. Bequest and gift agreements and endowment administration agreements
  16. Other agreements, contracts, applications, submittals and documents that relate directly to the responsibilities and functions of the Office of the Executive Vice President, Treasurer and Chief Financial Officer, provided that such other agreements or contracts are not sponsored grants or contracts
  17. Real property development agreements and other items related thereto
  18. Documents and agreements relating to entitlements for real property, including but not limited to, applications and other documents with respect to zoning, building permits, use permits, subdivision maps and plats, and authorizations to file applications and submittals related thereto
Executive Vice President for Knowledge Enterprise Development
  1. Professional consultant contracts not to exceed $50,000
  2. Personnel contracts
  3. Speakers' contracts
  4. Performance contracts not to exceed $35,000
  5. Sponsored grant and contract proposals and bids
  6. Sponsored grants and contracts, including subcontracts for collaborative research issued by the University for services under a sponsored prime contract
  7. Affiliation agreements as defined in PUR 004
  8. Uniform Commercial Code (UCC) financing documents related to sponsored grants and contracts
  9. Material transfer agreements
  10. Non-disclosure agreements
  11. Required institutional certifications
  12. Other agreements related directly to the responsibilities and functions of the Office of Knowledge Enterprise Development, the Global Institute of Sustainability or the Biodesign Institute but which do not impose a financial obligation on the University
  13. All other contracts, other than procurement contracts, the authority for which has been delegated pursuant to PUR 202 to the individuals reporting to the Office of the President
Senior Vice President and Secretary of the University
  1. Professional consultant contracts not to exceed $50,000
  2. Personnel contracts
  3. Speakers' contracts
  4. Affiliation agreements as defined in PUR 004
  5. Performance contracts not to exceed $35,000
  6. Other agreements or contracts that relate directly to the responsibilities and functions of the Office of the President
  7. All other contracts, other than procurement contracts, the authority for which has been delegated pursuant to PUR 202 to the individuals reporting to the Office of the President
Senior Vice President and University Planner
  1. Professional consultant contracts not to exceed $50,000
  2. Personnel contracts
  3. Speakers' contracts
  4. Affiliation agreements as defined in PUR 004
  5. Performance contracts not to exceed $35,000
  6. Other agreements or contracts that relate directly to the responsibilities and functions of the Office of the President
  7. All other contracts, other than procurement contracts, the authority for which has been delegated pursuant to PUR 202 to the individuals reporting to the Office of the President
Senior Vice President for Strategy
  1. Professional consultant contracts not to exceed $50,000
  2. Personnel contracts
  3. Speakers' contracts
  4. Affiliation agreements as defined in PUR 004
  5. Performance contracts not to exceed $35,000
  6. Other agreements or contracts that relate directly to the responsibilities and functions of the Office of the President
  7. All other contracts, other than procurement contracts, the authority for which has been delegated pursuant to PUR 202 to the individuals reporting to the Office of the President
Senior Vice President and General Counsel
  1. Consulting agreements for legal services
  2. Other agreements or contracts as approved by the President
  3. Trademark applications relating to the University's indicia and academic programs in the absence or unavailability of the Executive Vice President, Treasurer and Chief Financial Officer and the Provost of the University, respectively
  4. Professional consultant contracts not to exceed $50,000
  5. All agreements, contracts, and related documents related to legal representation of the University
  6. Settlement agreements not to exceed $10,000
Senior Vice President, Educational Outreach and Student Services
  1. Professional consultant contracts not to exceed $10,000
  2. Personnel contracts
  3. Speaker, honorarium and performance contracts or agreements on forms approved by University counsel for educational outreach and student services-sponsored entertainment and special events, not to exceed $10,000
  4. Licenses and leases for student residential facilities
  5. Facility use or rental agreements on forms approved by University counsel that relate to the use of facilities under the direct control of the Senior Vice President for Educational Outreach and Student Services, not to exceed $10,000
  6. Other agreements or contracts that relate directly to the responsibilities and functions of the Office of the Senior Vice President for Educational Outreach and Student Services, provided that such other agreements or contracts do not impose a financial obligation on the University and are not sponsored grants or contracts
Senior Vice President for University Affairs and Chief of Staff
  1. All contracts, including procurement contracts, that relate directly to the responsibilities and functions of the Office of the President and the Office of University Affairs; provided, however, for procurement contracts only, not to exceed the dollar threshold for which a formal competitive solicitation is required, as set forth in the Arizona Board of Regents Procurement Code
  2. Other contracts or agreements as approved by the President
  3. Agreements with affiliated entities of the University
Senior Vice President and Chief Marketing Officer
  1. All contracts, including procurement contracts, that relate directly to the responsibilities and functions of the Office of Enterprise Marketing, not to exceed the dollar threshold for which a formal competitive solicitation is required, as set forth in the Arizona Board of Regents Procurement Code, regardless of whether such contract is a procurement contract
  2. Other contracts or agreements as approved by the President
Vice President for University Marketing
  1. Agreements or contracts as approved by the President
  2. Other agreements or contracts that relate directly to the responsibilities and functions of the Office of Enterprise Marketing, provided that such other agreements or contracts are not sponsored grants or contracts and further provided that if such other agreements or contracts impose a financial obligation on the University such financial obligation shall not exceed $15,000
Vice President for Media Relations and Strategic Communications
  1. Professional consultant contracts not to exceed $10,000
  2. Personnel contracts
  3. Speakers’ contracts
  4. Agreements or contracts for university-sponsored entertainment and special events
  5. Agreements or contracts that relate to the use of ASU Gammage Auditorium, Sun Devil Stadium (for activities sponsored or coordinated through University Affairs), Wells Fargo Arena (for activities sponsored or coordinated through University Affairs), and the Kerr Cultural Center
  6. Other agreements or contracts that relate directly to the responsibilities and functions of the Office of the Senior Vice President for University Affairs, provided that such other agreements or contracts do not impose a financial obligation on the University and are not sponsored grants or contracts
Vice President for University Athletics and Athletics Director
  1. Athletic event contracts
  2. Contracts with athletic officials such as referees, umpires, and similar workers at athletic events
  3. Sponsorship agreements after consultation with University counsel or in a form approved by University counsel
  4. Professional consultant contracts not to exceed $50,000
  5. Performance contracts not to exceed $50,000
  6. Sun Devil Stadium Suite License Agreements and agreements on forms approved by University counsel that relate to the use of facilities under the direct control of the Vice President for University Athletics
  7. Other agreements or contracts that relate directly to the responsibilities and functions of Sun Devil Athletics, provided that such other agreements or contracts are not sponsored grants or contracts and further provided that if such other agreements or contracts impose a financial obligation on the University such financial obligation shall not exceed $50,000

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