Kenny Shiels expects to meet with club officials to discuss his future as Kilmarnock manager next week, and said: "My intention is to stay."
Since Killie triumphed in the Scottish Communities League Cup in March, both Shiels and chairman Michael Johnston have both intimated their desire for the manager to remain in post, with his deal set to expire after Saturday's final match of the Clydesdale Bank Premier League season.
Shiels anticipates talks will take place after the trip to relegated Dunfermline, where Killie will be targeting victory to seal seventh place in the table.
Shiels, who has previously expressed his desire for a long-term deal at Rugby Park, told STV: "Nothing has happened yet. We hope to meet and hold talks by the start of next week. My intention is to stay at Kilmarnock.
"There are nuts and bolts in every contract. It's not just about what Kilmarnock can offer me. It's also about what I can offer them."
Shiels played down the prospect of moving elsewhere.
He added: "There have been clubs in touch. But clubs get in touch with clubs about managers all the time."
Meanwhile, Shiels expressed satisfaction after Garry Hay agreed a new one-year contract.
The 34-year-old left-back has spent his entire career at Rugby Park, making almost 400 appearances, and follows Manuel Pascali in agreeing fresh terms.
"It has all been agreed with Garry," Shiels added. "It is great news for the club. Garry is a big part of the Kilmarnock family and is a key player in our team. We need to get the right blend between youth and experience. Sometimes we take players like Garry for granted, assuming he will sign a new deal. So we are delighted he has."